Features - Europe


Oslovians enjoy summer, but they truly appreciate living in a city with four distinct seasons even more. Come and enjoy the gorgeous autumn foliage, and bring your umbrella, just in case.


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.

Articles - Europe


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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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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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 - 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 - Magnificent Moscow

At 867 years of age, Moscow shows no signs of slowing down. Rather, the sprawling metropolis is an energetic international hub, buzzing with 12 million residents and ranking second in the global billionaire stakes. This fascinating city is a melange of glitz, glamour, and a rich cultural heritage.

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weekend away - Copenhagen

In April, Copenhagen shakes off its winter blues. Street markets and outdoor cafés emerge, tulips nod from flowerbeds, and the sun returns just in time for a delightful spring getaway.

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weekend away - Royal Windsor

The town of Windsor simply oozes royal history. But while Windsor Castle – the Queen’s weekend residence – is the big attraction, there’s lots more to see and do.

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