St Patrick’s Day in London

March 17th, 2015|BARS & CLUBS, CAFES, LONDON, SEASONAL CITIES, ST PATRICKS DAY|

Happy St Patrick’s Day. If you are more into cocktails than Guinness, allow us to steer you towards three excellent bars where you can still raise a glass to Ireland’s patron saint. Sláinte! Blixen An ambitious newcomer from Clive Watson (Riding House Café, Village East), Blixen is a relaxed London version of the grand European [...]

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Mother’s Day inspiration

March 12th, 2015|BARCELONA, LONDON, MOTHERS DAY, PARIS, SEASONAL CITIES|

With Mother’s Day rapidly approaching, we bring you three great ideas from our new Spring 2015 guides, which are completely new, cover March, April and May and are packed with the best places in 11 major cities worldwide. And each guide is a fiercely competitive £0.79p to download. So whether she is mamá, mom or [...]

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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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London Fashion Week

February 16th, 2015|BARS & CLUBS, FASHION WEEK, HOTELS, LONDON, RESTAURANTS, SEASONAL CITIES, SHOPPING|

Today we take our stylish hats off to London Fashion Week, which has been sartorially on it since 1984, when Madonna released Like A Virgin and teenagers weren’t really practising the Crane stance from The Karate Kid. LFW runs from Friday 20 to Tuesday 24 February 2015 and to celebrate this we bring you four fashionable [...]

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Hidden attractions

February 13th, 2015|BARS & CLUBS, GALLERIES & MUSEUMS, ISTANBUL, LONDON, NEW YORK, PARIS, RESTAURANTS, SEASONAL CITIES, TOKYO|

Finding the less obvious can be more rewarding, so as the weekend looms we bring you our top five hidden attractions in London, Paris, Istanbul, New York and Tokyo from the winter guides. From a tucked away museum to a restaurant among the trees, we think you'll love tracking them down. LONDON - Leighton House [...]

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Snow in London

February 3rd, 2015|BARS & CLUBS, HOTELS, LONDON, RESTAURANTS, SEASONAL CITIES|

With snow falling across London overnight and a flurry of wintry pictures settling on Facebook, we thought that it was about time we hand-picked a few great places to thaw out in the capital. All three reviews are from our excellent winter guide, which covers the whole of February and is totally free to download. You [...]

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Valentine’s Day sorted – part two

January 23rd, 2015|LONDON, NEW YORK, RESTAURANTS, ROME, SEASONAL CITIES, SHANGHAI, SHOPPING, SYDNEY|

In the second part of our Valentine’s Day double whammy, we bring you five more ways to woo your loved one, from a romantic restaurant in Rome to a great shop for cards in New York. And we have included a wild card option for the singletons in London. Because life is not always a [...]

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Valentine’s Day sorted – part one

January 22nd, 2015|BARCELONA, BARS & CLUBS, HOTELS, ISTANBUL, LONDON, MOSCOW, NEW YORK, RESTAURANTS, SEASONAL CITIES|

Valentine’s Day can be make-or-break stuff. Book yourselves into the wrong kind of hotel on 14 February and you could end up in the doghouse. Reserve a restaurant table next to the loos and the whiff of suspicion that you were disorganised will taint your candlelit tryst. Here in the first of a romantic two-parter, [...]

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Snap dragons

January 19th, 2015|CHINESE NEW YEAR, LONDON, SEASONAL CITIES, SHANGHAI, SYDNEY|

If you are a fan of bangers and dragons, Chinese New Year is on 19 February and 2015 is the Year of the Sheep. We bring you three great ways to celebrate in London, Shanghai and Sydney. The Winter 2014/2015 guides (summer for Sydney) are still completely free and cover up until the end of [...]

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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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