Rome is going to rock this summer

June 11th, 2015|BARS & CLUBS, CONCERTS & MOVIE, ROME, SEASONAL CITIES|

The Romans have always known how to throw a good party, so Seasonal Cities is delighted to be an official media partner of Rock in Roma. It's also one of the top five events in our Summer 2015 guide to the Italian capital. Running from June to September, this is one big series of gigs [...]

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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 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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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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Rome in winter

December 1st, 2014|ROME, SEASONAL CITIES|

Meteorologically speaking, it’s the first day of winter in the UK and London is celebrating with an impressive blanket of cloud and cold temperatures. If you feel tempted to find a warm, cosy place to cheer you up or sunnier climes to look forward to, Seasonal Cities’ winter guides have just gone live and are [...]

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Couple fined for TripAdvisor review

November 20th, 2014|HOTELS, ROME, SEASONAL CITIES|

There is one way to avoid getting fined £100 for posting a negative review of your hotel on TripAdvisor. Let a professional travel journalist pick a good one for you. The writers at Seasonal Cities select the best five hotels in their cities each season, covering budget, mid-range and luxury options. Below is one of my [...]

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Skylights and highlights

November 3rd, 2014|RESTAURANTS, ROME, SEASONAL CITIES|

On a rather grey day in London, I am liking this bright interior shot of Ginger in Rome, along with writer Lee Marshall’s review of the place. It’s one of his top five restaurants for our autumn 2014 guide to the Eternal City (www.seasonalcities.com). Ginger It seems apt that one of Rome’s most health-oriented juice [...]

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Cycling through the seasons

October 2nd, 2014|ROME, SEASONAL CITIES, SPORTING ACTIVITIES|

It’s ten days until the Granfondo Campagnolo Roma, which is one of the events in the Rome guide for Autumn 2014. Really up for trying the 50km version next year. ‘The third edition of this annual long-distance cycling event will be bigger and better than ever. The main 118km route for the lycra brigade starts [...]

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Fine lines

September 29th, 2014|HOTELS, ROME, SEASONAL CITIES|

Loving Rome writer Lee Marshall’s review of the new D.O.M. hotel. ‘A chic newcomer, this 24-room five-star is the result of a sensitive makeover of a 17th-century monastery by owner-architect Antonio Girardi.’ Lee’s Favourite Room line is just the sort of insider information that makes me want to pack a bag immediately: ‘it has to [...]

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