Cities

The sights, sounds and smells of a city can be exhilarating; the buzz is hard to beat. Whether you’re looking for a weekend getaway, a low-cost jaunt or a luxury city break, Inspiration has all your city travel needs covered

Cities
Take an intergalactic "learning holiday" this year

Think big: 14 incredible learning holidays

23 December 2017

Budapest is all about pretty views and magnificent architecture

The best European city breaks for 2018

Sumba Island is slowly luring travellers away from its famous sibling Bali

Alternative summer holiday destinations to visit in 2018

12 December 2017

Mexico's lively city of Puebla is one of the budget destinations for 2018 © freespiritadventure

The best budget travel destinations of 2018

Samantha Fanelli

11 December 2017

Rio De Janeiro's emblematic carnival is a vivid, intense spectacle that dates back hundreds of years

12 of the best carnivals in the world

Allan Kortbæk

The Florida Keys are a top pick – no matter how little your little ones are

The 17 best family vacation destinations for 2017

Fanny Olhats

Taste the world in one city, no passport required

Taste the world: a culinary tour of New York City’s neighbourhoods

Lily Rouff

Speicherstadt is the largest warehouse district in the world and a Unesco World Heritage Site

What to do in Hamburg for free!

Make 2018 a travel year to remember with our rundown of the best events around the world you should attend

Amazing events around the world you need to travel to in 2018

30 November 2017

Code Art Fair is Copenhagen's time to shine in the art world

A year of art: 15 inspiring art events around the globe in 2018

Chase the Northern Lights in Yellowknife, Canada

Colourful night skies: the best places to see the Northern Lights

Tivoli, Copenhagen is home to one of the world's oldest amusement parks and a beautiful Christmas market

16 of the best Christmas markets in the world

Celebrating Christmas in Toronto!

11 weird and wonderful Christmas traditions from around the world

Traditional dragons at the Chingay Festival in Singapore

Holiday season in Asia: our top 10 destinations to visit

Bright lights, big city: Tokyo at night

A week in the capital of cool: your complete guide to Tokyo

Chefs prepare food in the kitchen of the Blue Duck Tavern restaurant © Park Hyatt Washington D.C.

Will travel for food: the best hotel Michelin rated restaurants

Samantha Fanelli

Fall brings a cool haze to the Tuscan landscape

The best fall destinations of 2017

01 September 2017

Experience eccentricities, colour and curious ways in northern Sri Lanka

Paradise found: a journey through northern Sri Lanka

10 August 2017

Porto's colourful Ribeira district is a Unesco World Heritage site

Porto beyond the port: a 3-day guide to Portugal’s northern capital

Samantha Fanelli

A view worth a million bucks - yours for free!

What to do in Los Angeles for free!

Stay curious: abandoned places around the world

Take a break at the MuseumsQuartier before exploring the rest of the Austrian capital

Art on the go: a guide to cycling around Vienna’s masterpieces

Splashing about at Zurich's Mythenquai lakeside lido © Zürich Tourism – Photographer: Siggi Bucher

Life’s a beach: Europe’s best urban beaches

Make merry into the wee hours of the morning at Roskilde festival's Orange Stage

The best music festivals around the world this summer

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10 fun and colourful street art festivals this summer

The grand Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca

Morocco beyond Marrakech: explore the country from north to south

Slovenia's mystical Lake Bled and the Gothic church on its island

14 monumental European attractions — part 2

09 May 2017

The Nan Lian Garden offers a moment of respite in a city famous for its buzz

What to do in Hong Kong for free!

25 April 2017

Look up at the 102-meter high Atomium, one of Brussel's monumental spectacles

14 monumental European attractions — part 1

Languedoc city breaks: 5 cultural gems in Southern France

Explore the best street markets in Hanoi, Vietnam

The best food cities for the hungry traveller

Explore the beauty of Languedoc's vineyards

Languedoc wine tours: a trip through the vineyards of Southern France

Spending a day in the park is one of the Montrealers' favourite activities

A local Montrealer’s guide to exploring Montreal

Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and smells of Valencia's historic Central Market

Where the locals go: favourite summer destinations most searched by its residents

"The best road in the world" – Transfăgărășan

Visit Transylvania: a 10-day road trip through Romania’s most charming region