25 Best Things to Do in Lisbon (Portugal)

Bairro Alto

Crowded onto steep hills at the Tagus River Estuary, Lisbon is a city bursting with style, world-renowned sights, culture and nightlife. The cityscape cannot be mistaken for anywhere else, and you can ride those famous yellow trams and funiculars up to belvederes for unforgettable views. In the 16th century Lisbon was the world’s first global … Read more

25 Best Things to Do in Berlin (Germany)

Brandenburg Gate

There’s nowhere in the world like Berlin, and it’s impossible not to fall in love this young, progressive and alternative city. It’s a place that actively nurtures some of Europe’s best nightlife, and shines as a bulwark against gentrification, as one of the only cities in Europe enforcing a rent cap. Berlin has experienced more … Read more

15 Best Things to Do in Le Mans (France)

Saint Julien Cathedral

Le Mans is famed for its 24-hour motor race, which was born out of the city’s vehicle industry in the early 1900s. But the city’s foundation lies back in pre-Roman times. Birthplace of England’s Henry II, its ancient heart has remained largely intact, protected for centuries by walls built by Roman legionaries. Located on the … Read more

14 Best Things to Do in Birkenhead (England)

Birkenhead Park

Nestled on the eastern bank of the Wirral Peninsula is the town of Birkenhead. Sitting across from its more well-known neighbour, Liverpool, the town of Birkenhead has long flown under the radar of places to visit in the English northwest. Much of the history of the town revolved around rural life well into the early … Read more

25 Best Things to Do in Athens (Greece)


It’s no insult to modern Athens to say the Greek capital reached its zenith 2,500 years ago, under the statesman Pericles. This confident, newly minted democracy had repelled Persian invaders, and Pericles laid out a reconstruction plan that has resounded through the ages. The Golden Age of Athens has left us with the Parthenon, the … Read more

15 Best Things to Do in Dijon (France)

Historic Centre

Situated within France’s Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region, Dijon is located in the north-eastern quarter of the country, just 1.5 hours from Paris by high-speed train. Known since at least Roman times, it came to prominence during the eleventh to fifteenth centuries when it was the home of the Dukes of Burgundy. These men were either members of … Read more

15 Best Things to Do in Aix-en-Provence (France)

Aix Cathedral

Take the best aspects of Paris and the best of Provence and you probably end up with a city that looks and sounds a lot like Aix-en-Provence. Pronounced ‘Ex-on-Provence’, Aix is one of southern France’s chicest spots, in spite of some stiff competition from the likes of Nice and a large student population that has … Read more

15 Best Things to Do in Brent (England)

London Designer Outlet

The London borough of Brent lies in the northwestern region of Greater London and contains the significant areas of Wembley, Kilburn, Willesden and Neasden. Crowned as ‘The Mayor’s London Borough of Culture in 2020’, Brent has come out of the unappreciative shadows and placed itself firmly on the list of must-visit areas of the English … Read more

15 Best Things to Do in Amiens (France)

Amiens Cathedral

Historically a part of the Picardy region of northern France, Amiens lies 120 kilometres north of Paris close to the Pas-de-Calais (Strait of Dover) and the border with Belgium. Its location has seen its streets occupied on multiple occasions over the past 500 years of its history, most notably by Nazi forces during the Second … Read more

15 Best Things to Do in Coventry (England)

Coventry Cathedral

Lying at the very east of the West Midlands, Coventry has long been a city of national significance. Coventry secured its place as ionic English settlement during the late Medieval era when its St Michael’s Cathedral was one of the largest in the country. Throughout the Industrial Revolution Coventry was the centre of watchmaking and … Read more