Live A Little (Longer)

March 27th, 2015|LONDON, MOSCOW, PARIS, PARKS & GARDENS, SEASONAL CITIES, SYDNEY, TOKYO|

  Reported by the BBC today, On Your Feet Britain says office workers are sitting too much at work. So in an international bid to get us all moving about more, here are our top five city parks from the Spring 2015 guides. Explore the boundaries of the lunch break. Live a little (longer). LONDON [...]

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Where Are You Russian’s Off To?

March 20th, 2015|HOTELS, MOSCOW, SEASONAL CITIES|

If you like a good deal, you could worse than to visit Moscow right now. The Russian capital’s hotel rooms will probably never be this inexpensive again, so today we cast an eye over our Moscow writer’s introduction to the hotel scene this spring, along with the top three hotels. Happy travelling. THE INTRO Occupancy rates [...]

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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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A cultural February

February 11th, 2015|BARCELONA, ISTANBUL, MOSCOW, PARIS, ROME, SEASONAL CITIES|

We are about to launch our brand new Spring 2015 guides to 11 of the best cities around the world. In the meantime there is still plenty of life in the free winter guides (covering until the end of February), including these top five cultural events In Barcelona, Istanbul, Moscow, Paris and Rome. So if [...]

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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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Snow in Moscow

December 22nd, 2014|MOSCOW, SEASONAL CITIES|

It’s been snowing in Moscow and I am loving this shot of the city. I am also a big fan of this insider review of the metro from the Winter 2014 guide, which is packed with great information. The Moscow metro The secret nobody tells you: around New Year, Russians stay home. Leaving you free [...]

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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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Get your skates on

December 16th, 2014|BARCELONA, CHRISTMAS, LONDON, MOSCOW, NEW YEAR, PARIS, SEASONAL CITIES, SHANGHAI, SPORTING ACTIVITIES|

In keeping with the festive theme and due to great feedback on the top five Christmas Markets feature, we decided to get our skates on (sorry - had to) and bring you six of the best ice rinks this season from the 11 city guides. May you nail your back-to-back triple jumps before winter is [...]

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The Kremlin Cathedrals

October 24th, 2014|MOSCOW, SEASONAL CITIES, SITES|

If you have always wanted to go to Moscow, prices are competitive in the Russian capital at the moment. I really like this review of the Kremlin Cathedrals from our Moscow writer. They are one of the top five sights in our Autumn 2014 guide. Kremlin Cathedrals The gold-domed cathedrals are breathtaking year-round, but come autumn [...]

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