Europe

© Kunstinstallation Patrick Shearn of Poetic Kinetics, kuratiert von Kulturprojekte Berlin

How Berlin has transformed 30 years on from the fall of the wall

This year marks the 30th anniversary since the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. Read how the city is celebrating and the highlights of Berlin today.

Mandarin Oriental, London Hotel

Tried & Tested: Mandarin Oriental, London

This newly refurbished hotel that looks over London’s Hyde Park and Knightsbridge offers understated glamour and Michelin-starred cuisine.

Dining in a sea cave: Is it worth it? (Grotta Palazzese)

Dining in a sea cave: what’s it like and is it worth it?

Grotta Palazzese restaurant is becoming one of the most sought after and extravagant ways to dine in Italy. We find out if the experience is worth the hefty cost.

Family day trip in Switzerland

Swiss playground: family day trips to the Alps

With trails full of playground pit stops and exciting activities, hiking the Alps in Switzerland has never been more family-friendly.

Top historical sites in Malta

Why Malta is the latest hotspot for history lovers

The Mediterranean island country is full of scenic and historical landmarks for tourists. See which ones are ranked as the best to visit.

Full Circle: a photographic journey of Arctic Norway

Full Circle: a photographic journey in Arctic Norway

Beyond the natural spectacle of the Northern Lights in the Arctic Circle, is a region rich in diverse experiences.

Riding Flanders: History lesson through the heart of Belgium cycling

Riding Flanders: the history in the heart of Belgian cycling

For many Belgians bike riding is in their blood, yet cycling the Tour of Flanders route comes with a whole other history lesson one wouldn’t expect.

Venice tourist tax

Venice confirms plan to introduce tourist tax

As of next summer, day-trippers travelling to Venice will now be expected to pay ‘a contribution for access’ tourist tax.

Tried & Tested: Le Grand Cafe, Paris

Tried & Tested: Le Grand Café, Paris

At Paris’ new Fauchon Hotel, Le Grand Café dishes up food that is almost as pretty as its interior design.

Tried & Tested: Bob Bob Cité, London

Tried & Tested: Bob Bob Cité, London

Recently opened in the City of London, Bob Bob Cité offers a dining experience that is undeniably decadent – complete with ‘Press for Champagne’ buttons.

The ultra-luxury suite in Paris that costs 18,000 Euro a night

The ultra-luxury suite in Paris that costs 18,000 Euro a night

The Belle Etoile Suite is an ultra-luxury suite in Paris in the historic Le Meurice hotel. Recently renovated, the penthouse epitomises French opulence.

6 of the best off the beaten track backpacking destinations

6 off the beaten track backpacking destinations

We’ve found 6 of the best off the beaten track destinations to inspire your next holiday, plus your chance to win an Osprey backpack!