Searched for: "Rome"
24 hours in: Rome

24 hours in: Rome

Think of Rome, and your mind can’t help but conjure up images such as the opulence of the Sistine Chapel or the deep history of the Colosseum. It’s likely your thoughts will immediately be drawn to the Roman Forums or even the Vatican Museums. It’s the beauty of Rome. That’s...
Read more
Photo of the Week: Ruins in Rome

Photo of the Week: Ruins in Rome

Whether you’ve been to Rome or not, you’ll know that the city is littered with ancient ruins. That’s one of the best things about it! There are some spots in Rome where you don’t even feel like you’re in the 21st century anymore, and this photo is the perfect example...
Read more
Meet Domingos, the famous favela artist of Rio de Janeiro

Meet Domingos, the famous favela artist of Rio de Janeiro

Up in the hillside away from Rio’s golden shores is Santa Teresa, a charming neighbourhood of cobbled streets and boundless views over the city below. The winding roads are lined by aging mansions, many of which have been transformed by local artists into open-house studios and art galleries. In Largo...
Read more
Things to do in: Belgrade

Things to do in: Belgrade

Still relatively off the radar but too cool to care, Belgrade is the city you want to get to know. No, need to get to know. Few visit, but when they do, they love it. The capital of Serbia has a thriving music scene, an active nightlife, and plenty of...
Read more
24 hours in: Zagreb

24 hours in: Zagreb

Even if you’ve only got 24 hours in Zagreb, you’ve still got enough time to make the most of this city. Try to stay awake all hours and you’ll fit in an early morning farmers’ market plus a nightcap that goes until the sun comes up (who needs sleep when...
Read more
A local’s guide to Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati’s cool cultural hub

A local’s guide to Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati’s cool cultural hub

I’ve been hanging out in Cincinnati‘s Over-the-Rhine for over 20 years, and first discovered it by joining friends for some cocktails at one of the neighborhood drinkeries. Over-the-Rhine (OTR for short) has changed a lot, especially in the past five to 10 years. Back when I first began visiting the...
Read more
24 hours in: Brighton

24 hours in: Brighton

The seaside city of Brighton makes for an ideal quick trip thanks to its compact size. There’s enough here to keep you busy for several days, but if you’ve only got 24 hours you can still squeeze in a lot without feeling too rushed. Ready to explore the sights and...
Read more
The complete guide to: Mexico City travel

The complete guide to: Mexico City travel

Welcome, amigo, to Mexico City! This city is full of culture, colours, music and delicious food, and to help you enjoy the best of “CDMX” (as the locals call it), we’ve got all your must-have info right here — straight from our local tour guides in Mexico City. From how...
Read more
This Roman wine tasting pairs local wines with a good cause

This Roman wine tasting pairs local wines with a good cause

It was a typically hot June evening in Rome as our taxi pulled up alongside the imposing ruins of the Trajan Forum, one of the last forums built in ancient Rome. Soaked in late afternoon sunlight, the ruins were absolutely beaming and I couldn’t think of a more spectacular location...
Read more
Things to do in: Istanbul

Things to do in: Istanbul

Tucked between Europe and Asia, Istanbul is a reflection of the Greek, Roman and Ottoman empires that once ruled in this part of the world. As a bi-continental city, influence from both Eastern and Western cultures is evident, as this city is distinct in its mixture of sights, sounds, smells...
Read more