Boats, Vespas and Autolibs’: Transport in Paris

There are a myriad of transport options that enable the visitor to explore the City of Light in its entirety. While much of Paris’s famed beauty is found in her walkable central arrondissements – best appreciated, intimately, on foot – bicycles, boats, car rental, scooters and Segways are available to those who want to explore…

A Guide to the Six Sestieri of Venice

Venice boasts 150 canals, 400 bridges and numerous magnificent 16th- and 17th-century palaces and piazzas across its six sestieri. Each of the sestieri are stunningly beautiful, in fact the entire city can be described as an extraordinary architectural masterpiece, but also have their own stories to tell. Our guide breaks down by Venice by district…

You know you are in Barcelona when….

Sun, sea and tasty tapas – but how else do you know when you are in Barcelona? ….one person is responsible for many of the main attractions Anybody who finds themselves in Barcelona are sure to be awed by the stunning architecture which surrounds them. It is the only city to have received a Royal…

8 things your travel guide won’t prepare you for

Ever visited a city and been surprised by something that wasn’t in your travel guide? We asked the top seasoned travel bloggers to share their experiences and suprises, and the advice they’d give to others visiting the city. There are some things you just can’t prepare for! How To Get Brilliant Views – Without The Queues…

How to Enjoy Your Berlin Trip Gluten-Free

Everybody knows that Berlin is a great place to visit, but for those who need to eat gluten-free, it can also be a bit daunting. The city offers an increasing number of options for those who suffer from celiac disease, gluten-intolerance or simply prefer to follow a gluten-free diet. However, scouting out the best places…

Cool Copenhagen – a trip around the world’s happiest city!

Copenhagen: Scandinavian City of Smiles Copenhagen is officially the world’s happiest city, according to a recent ‘World Happiness Report’ from the Earth Institute at New York’s Columbia University. The colorful Danish capital is also consistently voted one of the world’s most livable cities. If you’re planning a fleeting visit with Wimdu rather than to up sticks and…

New York City’s Top 5 Environmental Sights

New York offers an amazing abundance of tourist attractions, countless cultural sights, and a buzzing nightlife. So it’s no wonder that the metropolis attracts a record number of tourists every year. The city that never sleeps has been described as the financial and cultural capital of the world. But did you know that it’s also…

7 Delicacies from the 7 Hills of Rome

The ‘City of Seven Hills’ is famed for its gastronomic imprint. The fertile slopes that surround Rome breathe simplicity into the city’s food. The trattorias and osterias of Rome flourished as the city’s population grew, with the populous utilising them as the living rooms and dining rooms that their cramped living quarters could not provide….

A Long Weekend in Istanbul

Istanbul is famous for its historic buildings and magnificent Ottoman palaces, and there is plenty to do besides marvelling at architecture as well. If you’re planning a city break to Istanbul and you’re not sure where to start, we’ve put together a manageable agenda of of not-to-miss sights and best places to grab a bite –…

Style and Substance : Where to Shop in Hong Kong

Shopping is popularly regarded as the national pastime in Hong Kong, and millions of visitors each year are drawn to its dense network of modern malls, packed markets and carefully curated boutiques. Most items sold do not have any tax attached, and this combined with the huge number of competing stores makes prices in Hong Kong…