Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

February 19th, 2016|BARCELONA, BARS & CLUBS, BEACHES, CAFES, CONCERTS & MOVIE, EXHIBITIONS, GALLERIES & MUSEUMS, HOTELS, PARKS & GARDENS, RESTAURANTS, SEASONAL CITIES, SHOPPING, SPORTING ACTIVITIES|

If you are heading to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week (https://www.mobileworldcongress.com/), you may find Seasonal Cities’ Winter 2016 guide to the city handy. You can download the iOS app at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/seasonal-cities/id892365913?mt=8. It contains the top five sights, events, shops, restaurants, bars and hotels for the season, all hand-picked by our resident expert writer. [...]

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Wimbledon gets going in London

June 26th, 2015|BARS & CLUBS, CAFES, HOTELS, LONDON, SEASONAL CITIES, SHOPPING, SPORTING ACTIVITIES|

Wimbledon kicks off on Monday, meaning that the summer is well under way. Until 12 July, across the globe tennis fans will be pretending to work while keeping tabs on who is crashing out early and whose forehand is on fire. If you are in London for the tournament and are looking for a few [...]

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Keeping it Stylist

June 10th, 2015|LONDON, PRESS ARTICLE, SEASONAL CITIES, SHOPPING|

A big thank you to Stylist magazine and Francesca Brown, acting assistant editor, for very kindly including Seasonal Cities in the Style List today. The app sits among other fine items such as a new gin from Bombay Sapphire (big fan of their work) and the Cecil dog sofa bed (big fan of dogs and [...]

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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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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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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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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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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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No rain in Spain

October 20th, 2014|BARCELONA, SEASONAL CITIES, SHOPPING|

While the UK awaits the arrival of Hurricane Gonzalo and a lot of stormy weather, the forecast is saying that it is going to be 24C and partly sunny this weekend in Barcelona. These are good conditions for exploring the city’s most famous market, La Boqueria. Our Barcelona writer, Tara Stevens, picked it as one of [...]

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