What To Do When It Rains in European Cities

‘Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink!’ wrote English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge in his poem ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’.  Perhaps he was inspired to write this line by the state of the weather?  Europe is a notoriously wet continent and even the more southerly countries don’t escape a bit of…

New York’s Top Neighbourhoods: Outside Manhattan

Think of New York and you’ll most likely picture, Times Square, The Empire State Building or Central Park. Although it’s certainly a place to miss out on entirely, the city does not end at the shores of Manhattan, its central island borough. There are plenty more areas worth getting to know, and with some fantastic…

Don’t Miss Out on the Best of Munich

Munich, the capital of the Bavarian region, is one of Germany’s wealthiest and most important cities. Each year in late September tourists from all over the globe flock to the city for the legendary Oktoberfest parties, a tradition which has lasted more than 200 years, starting out as the celebration of a Royal marriage. Whatever…

Hong Kong’s Top Attractions

Hong Kong, the city where eastern promise meets western intrigue, is one of Asia’s top city destinations and a city with something for everyone. A popular destination for tourists from all over the world, the Pearl of the Orient is a slick, ultra-modern city at its surfaces, with thousands of years of history and hundreds…

10 Great Things to do in Berlin

Berlin has a seemingly endless array of activities for visitors to get stuck into. The city’s fascinatingly turbulent past mingles with a vibrant modern scene. There’s always plenty to do, for culture vultures and dedicated beer drinkers alike. Here, we’ve picked out 10 of the German capital’s top attractions, which anyone planning to stay in…

The Big Apple on a Budget: 10 Free Things to do in New York

Often called the Greatest City on Earth, New York is known around the world as a place to go and live the high life: Broadway shows, classy jazz bars, fine dining and a thriving arts scene. Although some of New York’s highlights do come with a premium price tag, there’s plenty for those staying in…

The Best of Hong Kong: Which District to Stay in?

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region packs a whole lot into a relatively small area: from soaring skyscrapers and sandy beaches to towering peaks and tranquil parks. Most visitors come to marvel at the futuristic skyline of the city centre, where there are thousands of excellent places to stay. Visitors staying in the Pearl of…

A Marriage Proposal Dipped in Chocolate

Most stories involving chocolate are already sweet enough; but when Bavarian couple Daniela and Johannes won our competition for a weekend trip to Berlin, the story unexpectedly took a beautifully romantic turn. The competition was the result of a collaboration between Wimdu and the Winterfeldt Chocolate Shop, down in lovely Schöneberg; one of the most…

Impress Your Mates With These Useless Facts About London

London, the United Kingdom’s sprawling capital city, is full of surprises. It’s a city that’s constantly changing, with a fascinating history and cultural scene. Whether you’re staying in London for the first or the 50th time, there’s always something new to discover here. Let these seemingly useless facts inspire you to find something new in…