Features - Weekend Away


Budapest

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.

Zurich

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.

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Bucharest

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.

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Atlantic City

As a renowned summer playground, Atlantic City has always had appeal, but the city is developing new attractions and celebrity-helmed restaurants that are just as much of a draw as the beach.

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Barcelona

Surrounded by the majestic Pyrenees mountains, and flanked by hundreds of kilometres of magnificent Iberian coastline, Catalonia and its incredible capital city of Barcelona are steeped in history, yet still modern.

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weekend away - Philadelphia

One of the USA’s great cities, Philadelphia is rich in history as the centre of the US fight for independence. At the same time it is undergoing a seemingly perpetual modernisation – with ambitious boutiques and star restaurants – with a palpable energy.

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weekend away - Stockholm

In February, Stockholm is still in its winter deep freeze, but don’t be put off visiting the Swedish capital, which presents a winter wonderland with a very cosy ambiance.

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weekend away - Frankfurt

A decade ago, Frankfurt was considered rather dull. Now the city has found its groove and is noted for fine dining, lively nightlife, and a hot cultural scene.

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weekend away - São Paulo

For a city that boasts the title of Brazil’s cultural, culinary, and shopping capital, it’s puzzling how São Paulo has managed to stay under the tourist radar for this long.

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weekend away - Cape Town

Cape Town has recently been on the receiving end of a string of travel accolades proclaiming it one of the world’s top cities to visit. The ‘Mother City’ is renowned for its natural beauty, outdoor pursuits, fine dining, and cultural attractions, but many don’t realise that wildlife-watching possibilities also abound on the continent’s southwestern tip.

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weekend away - Jaipur

As the intense heat and monsoon rains of the summer months subside, October is the perfect month to visit the city of Jaipur, Rajasthan’s magical state capital.

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