Features - Europe
Frankfurt: Seen through international eyes
Rhea Wessel has been living near Frankfurt for longer than she cares to recall. The native Texan has adopted the region as her home and lives comfortably – suspended somewhere between the city’s German culture and that of its 162,000-strong multinational community.
A family holiday in Paris
Paris may be known as the ‘city of love’, but it is also very family friendly and bursting with activities and fun for all ages.
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Edinburgh - the festival city
Scotland’s capital is home to the world’s largest arts festival – and much more besides. Arts journalist Paul F. Cockburn offers a personal guide to the city of his birth.
24 hours in Copenhagen
As well as being the cultural, economic, and political centre of Denmark, Copenhagen is also a paradise for lovers of art and design, combining a traditional, maritime atmosphere with modern Danish architecture to form a unique and beautiful cityscape. In recent years, Copenhagen has emerged as a true gourmet destination and can pride itself on being the home of many world-class restaurants. The city’s very own brand of effortless style and low-key sophistication make this Nordic capital worth a visit.
Spanning the majestic Danube River and crowned by a hilltop palace, Budapest is as grand as Paris. Nevertheless, the Central European capital adds its own special flair.
It might have a reputation as a staid banking city, but Zurich has a lively alter-ego that features avant-garde art and design, hip nightlife, and revitalised inner-city suburbs full of energy.
Greek Island Hopping
With nearly 100 islands to choose from, la dolce vita in the Greek Aegean comes in all different shades of white and blue.
Art and Soul: The creative side of Madrid
Madrid has some of the world’s best art museums, but its culture also comes alive in its streets, theatres, and flamenco venues too, says frequent visitor Brian Johnston.
Early summer is one of the best times to discover Bucharest. The city, more than 500 years old, is an eclectic mix of new and old, which unfolds under the bright summer sun.
Insider’s Guide to Grünerløkka
Local resident and writer Anne-Sophie Redisch gives you the low-down on the hippest and liveliest neighbourhood in the Norwegian capital and takes us on a little tour of Grünerløkka.