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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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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Tokyo snow

December 8th, 2014|CHRISTMAS, NEW YEAR, SEASONAL CITIES, SHOPPING, TOKYO|

It’s going to be sunny and 14C in Tokyo tomorrow, so it’s anybody’s guess if the Japanese capital will get snow this Christmas. I am loving this introduction to the city during winter from writer Nick Coldicott (www.coldicott.net) – it sounds like a great place to be at this time of year. The free Tokyo guide [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 26th, 2014|NEW YEAR, NEW YORK, SEASONAL CITIES|

Happy Thanksgiving tomorrow to the US. If you miss the celebrations, check out the New Year’s Eve fireworks in the Big Apple instead. It’s one of writer Mark O’Flaherty’s top five events in our winter guide to New York. New Year’s Eve Fireworks Times Square is horrible on any day of the year and only [...]

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