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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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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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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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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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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Hakkasan in Shanghai

December 2nd, 2014|BARS & CLUBS, RESTAURANTS, SEASONAL CITIES, SHANGHAI|

It’s going to be a chilly week in Shanghai. This is a great reason to head for the warm interiors of Hakkasan, which opened in March. It’s one of the top five restaurants in the Winter 2014 guide to the city, by resident writer Amy Fabris-Shi (www.scribesoftheorient.com), which is live in the App Store. Hakkasan This [...]

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Posters and poll stars

November 6th, 2014|GALLERIES & MUSEUMS, SEASONAL CITIES, SHANGHAI|

  Great to see on www.shanghaidaily.com today that in a TripAdvisor poll the Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Center was ranked as one of the top 10 museums in China. It’s one of the five sights in resident travel journalist Amy Fabris-Shi’s autumn guide for Seasonal Cities. Propaganda Poster Museum Tucked away in the basement of [...]

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A win in Shanghai

October 13th, 2014|RESTAURANTS, SEASONAL CITIES, SHANGHAI|

Congratulations to Roger Federer on winning the Shanghai Rolex Masters. If I was sticking around and looking to celebrate in Shanghai, I would head for Jason Atherton’s Commune Social. I met Jason at Pollen Street Social in London and think that he is a very talented and friendly chef. I love this review of his [...]

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