Exploring the City of Fashion: A Guide to Staying in Milan

Milan is not, and most likely never will be, the top city on traveller lists when it comes to visiting Italy. Most likely, a reputation of being boring and too business-like has overshadowed the more appealing parts of the city. Admittedly, Milan will never have the charm or beauty of Rome and Florence, but it…

Boost Your Mood Using 5 Scientific Decorating Tips

How do you feel when you return home each day? Relaxed and instantly at ease? Or burdened with a nagging feeling of something being “not quite right”? If it’s the latter, perhaps it’s time to rethink your home interior. Maybe it’s the furniture arrangement, or maybe it’s the furniture itself. Whether it’s the colour, layout…

Discovering the Swedish Fika

The coffee that is so intertwined in our daily lives has been around since around A.D. 1000.  It was very well celebrated by the time it spread through the Arab world in the 15th century as it was considered a great non-alcoholic beverage which people could enjoy, and soon coffeehouses became prime meeting spots for friends and family. The…

Holidaying in the Queen of the Adriatic: Top Things to do in Venice

A city steeped in history and culture, romantic Venice has a multitude of things for visitors to enjoy. From stunning architecture, to wonderful museums and gondola rides down the Grand Canal, Venice is the perfect choice for any holiday maker. Having chosen where to book your apartment following our ‘Where to stay in Venice’ guide,…

A Guide to Unusual Dining: The World’s Strangest Restaurants

While it is great to have the luxury of cooking in the kitchen of your holiday apartment, it is also wonderful to forget about the dishes and dine out instead. But where do you eat in a city you have never visited before? Play it safe by sticking to McDonalds or grab yourself a snug seat…

The Most Fashionable Cities in the World…and How to Fit In

Like food, landmarks and language, fashion is a way of distinguishing one city from another. Fashion has now become not only an important part of human identity, but a major influence in business financial, entertainment, cultural and leisure activities, so much so that certain cities across the world have been labeled ‘fashion capitals’. We take…

You Know You Are in Berlin When….

Most people travelling to the German capital will already have heard about its unique and trendy reputation. But what are the most unusual aspects of the city that will really let you know you are in Berlin? ….you don’t need to go to a club to hear some of the city’s finest music. Keep your…