Oxegen Music Festival, Ireland

Top 10 of the best European music festivals

Travellers tend to love their music; any time you visit a hostel anywhere in the world there’s always a wide array of music blaring out. The UK has some incredible music festivals but the problem is the weather. While this isn’t an exhaustive list of every great European music festival, they all have something to offer, on top of mud, music and rain! Why not head to Europe, take in a festival and enjoy some sunshine…

Top 5 coolest markets in London

Top 5 of the coolest markets in London

From antiques to gourmet food to vintage clothing, you can find it all in London’s weekend markets. A tradition since medieval times, these colourful markets are delightfully overwhelming with hoards of people, food from all over the world and things for sale ranging from useless to rare…

Top 10 hidden attractions in London

10 of the best hidden London attractions

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

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…

Discovering Nice South of France

Discovering Nice in the South of France

The glittering and cosmopolitan capital of Côte d’Azur is well deserving of its glamorous reputation. The world’s notables have been holidaying here for over 200 years and Nice is the place where seaside tourism originated. This popular beach side city mixes the ultra-modern with a fascinating historical past and offers plenty for all its visitors…