Scooterworks Cafe on GlobalGrasshopper.com

Hidden London: Top 10 places to visit

From Royal engagements (love them or hate them!) to Olympic preparations, London is firmly in the global spotlight as one of the places to see and be seen right now. If you’re visiting, don’t fall into the usual tourist traps – get to know a different side to the capital – with our top 10 hidden London places to see. Here is Part 1 of our London double-bill. Look out for next week’s guide to London markets…

Marquee club, New York on GlobalGrasshopper.com

5 trendy hotspots to party like a celebrity in New York

New York is one of the most vibrant cities in the world; art exhibitions, fashion week, rush hour, Sex and the City, the subway, hot dog stalls on every street corner and of course the legendary Wall Street. It doesn’t matter if you come for a short weekend or you’ve lived here for many years already, with all the craziness in the air, you will surely need some relaxation…

Mexico Day of the Dead on GlobalGrasshopper.com

In pictures: Halloween around the world

Happy Halloween to all! We’re celebrating our first anniversary this weekend – yep, a whole year since starting GlobalGrasshopper, and what better way to celebrate than with a collection of ghoulish pictures! Thanks to every single one of our followers, commenters, blogroll lovers and travel friends. Here’s to many more years of stories, experiences, photos and travel related fun…