Features - Europe
On foot in Cyprus
Cyprus has recently been making a name for itself as one of the eastern Mediterranean’s top walking destinations. Avid hiker and Cyprus admirer Brian Johnston takes to the hills.
Suvi Saloniemi, chief curator of the Finnish capital’s Design Museum, enthuses over the variety of style and ambience of Korkeavuorenkatu, one of Helsinki’s most characterful streets.
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Zurich chocolate tasting tour
Tasting locally made chocolate is an essential part of any visit to Zurich. A guided tour takes you to the city’s hidden sweet spots, teaching you how to order, taste, and discover your favourite Swiss treat.
Klaus K Hote, Helsinki
Located in Helsinki’s vibrant city centre, Klaus K is a modern design hotel with a rich history.
Islands of Adventure in the Sea
With Qatar Airways launching flights to Helsinki in October, resident writer Katja Pantzar takes us on a journey through the autumn and winter wonders of the Finnish capital.
24 hours in Pisa
Erected where the Arno River once flowed into the Tyrrhenian Sea, this ancient maritime republic was a fierce competitor with other sea powers, including Venice, Genoa, and Amalfi. Now nestled on the river’s alluvial plain, Pisa is no longer the home of a seafaring empire, but it has never lost its cultural and artistic splendour.
Bosnia’s Rich Coffee Culture Tradition
With Qatar Airways launching flights to Sarajevo on November 2, Eastern Europe-based travel writer Jennifer Walker takes us on a caffeinated tour to one of her favourite cities in Europe.
Although often overshadowed by Florence, former maritime power Pisa is a jewel of urban architecture with a long-standing cultural verve.
The Peninsula Paris
Located just steps away from the Arc de Triomphe, The Peninsula Paris is within walking distance of some of the world’s most famous monuments, museums, and shopping districts.
A route to remember through Italy
With Qatar Airways launching flights to Pisa on August 2, frequent visitor and dolce vita addict Brian Johnston takes us on a drive through northern Italy’s scenic and historic highlights. As starting and finishing points, the historic towns of Pisa and Venice are magnificent, but bracketed between the two are cultured towns, magnificent museums, and glorious countryside that amply showcase Italy’s many pleasures.