Love Parks Week begins

July 24th, 2015|BERLIN, NEW YORK, PARIS, PARKS & GARDENS, SEASONAL CITIES|

Love Parks Weeks (www.loveparks.org) starts today and runs until 2 August. Here at Seasonal Cities we are big fans of these green spaces, so our travel writers have chosen three of their favourite parks from their Summer 2015 guides. These range from free Shakespeare in Central Park in New York to one of the largest [...]

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Spring 2015 guides now live

March 6th, 2015|BARCELONA, BARS & CLUBS, BERLIN, CAFES, GALLERIES & MUSEUMS, HOTELS, INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY, ISTANBUL, LONDON, MOSCOW, MOTHERS DAY, NEW YORK, PARIS, PARKS & GARDENS, RESTAURANTS, ROME, SEASONAL CITIES, SHANGHAI, ST PATRICKS DAY, SYDNEY, TOKYO|

With the weather in the UK turning blissfully mild and sunny, this is just a reminder that the brand new Spring 2015 guides are now live and starting to inspire and inform travellers around the world this season. From your very own access code to get into the new and exclusive members-only One Ocean Club [...]

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World Book Day

March 5th, 2015|BARCELONA, BERLIN, BOOK DAYS, NEW YORK, PARIS, SEASONAL CITIES, SYDNEY|

To celebrate World Book Day, we have browsed the new Spring 2015 guides to 11 cities, which just launched on Friday, to bring you five places to find books, including three excellent hotels with libraries. Happy reading. NEW YORK - The Morgan Library & Museum (pictured) For a more intriguing look into the Manhattan of [...]

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It’s nearly the weekend

February 20th, 2015|BARS & CLUBS, BERLIN, ISTANBUL, PARIS, SEASONAL CITIES, SHANGHAI, SYDNEY|

Another week of work is done. Two blissful days off stretch ahead of you, brimming with possibilities. And right now you feel like a well-deserved drink. Cue five of our favourite bars from the winter guides (including one wildcard from a summery Sydney). So whether you want something carefully poured from a tap or finished [...]

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New year, big idea

December 19th, 2014|BERLIN, MOSCOW, NEW YEAR, NEW YORK, SEASONAL CITIES, SHANGHAI, TOKYO|

It’s a fickle business, bringing in the new year. Some people love it. Others flee it. If you fancy a last-minute escape or just want to plan something epic for next year, we bring you five great things to do around new year from our 11 new and free Winter 2014 guides. Whatever you decide [...]

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Carols and cocktails

December 18th, 2014|ARCHITECTURE, BARCELONA, BERLIN, CHRISTMAS, CONCERTS & MOVIE, LONDON, MOSCOW, RESTAURANTS, SEASONAL CITIES, SHOPPING, TOKYO|

Following our recent posts on Christmas markets and ice rinks, we have selected five wintry and festive things to do from the 11 Winter 2014 city guides. The guides cover December, January and February and are completely free to download. London - Claridge’s Bar It’s Christmas Eve. You’re ready for a treat. Consider a visit [...]

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Five great Christmas Markets in Europe

December 12th, 2014|BERLIN, CHRISTMAS, LONDON, PARIS, ROME, SEASONAL CITIES, SHOPPING|

The festive season is well and truly upon us, whether we are feeling it or not. So it seemed sensible and possibly even helpful to put down the mulled wine, pause the CD of carols and assemble a list of my favourite Christmas markets from the new winter city guides. May they inspire you to [...]

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A hidden gallery in Berlin

November 14th, 2014|BERLIN, GALLERIES & MUSEUMS, SEASONAL CITIES|

If you happen to be in Berlin this weekend and need to take shelter if the predicted rain comes in on Sunday, Sammlung Boros is a great bet. It’s one of the top five sights in Susan Paterson’s autumn guide to the city, which is completely free and waiting to inspire you. Pop the kettle [...]

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Fall of the wall

October 17th, 2014|BERLIN, EXHIBITIONS, SEASONAL CITIES|

It’s just over three weeks until the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and our autumn 2014 writer in the city, Susan Paterson (www.susanpaterson.com.au), included it as one of the top five events of the season. It looks set to be a very interesting few days. I stayed on Bernauer Strasse earlier this [...]

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Kicking up leaves in Berlin

September 30th, 2014|BERLIN, PARKS & GARDENS, SEASONAL CITIES|

Love this shot of that gate. And if you like finding hidden monuments and kicking up leaves, the review of Treptower Park in the Autumn 2014 guide to Berlin may just be your thing. ‘This vast area combines an unexpected mix of features with a decent dose of leaf scuffling. Follow winding pathsbeneath chestnuts trees and emerge [...]

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