Stories relating to "City chic"
In the pretty pink-hued city of Albi in southern France, birthplace of Toulouse-Lautrec, the biggest museum dedicated to the works of the renowned artists has reopened its doors after an ambitious refurbishment project lasting for 11 years.
The German capital celebrates the work of prestigious interior architects and designers from the largest South American country with the stylish exhibition 'Brazilian Design: Modern & Contemporary Furniture'.
Silence and solemnity, passion and religious fervour, fine architecture and art: Spain's beautiful university city of Salamanca is a gorgeous setting for the traditional Easter processions. While the monumental old city is worth visiting at any time of year, Holy Week here is something extra special.
Easter offers a great opportunity to catch up on some R&R or take a few days extra and escape on a low-cost flight to ring the changes with some music, family fun, culture, sport or simple relaxation. Check out our suggestions.
With its iconic Harbour Bridge and Opera House, Sydney is probably Australia's most famous city. Our photo gallery will show you more of the city.
The earliest known copy of the famous 'Mona Lisa' travels from Spain to go on display at the Louvre, in Paris
The elegance of hi-tech engineering and the pure simplicity of Japanese art come together to reach new heights in the Tokyo Sky Tree, a 634-metre communications tower due to open in May. Tickets to the top go on sale March 22nd and the official opening ceremony is May 22nd.
St Patrick's Day, March 17th, is a national holiday that is celebrated all around the world. Where better to celebrate, though, than Dublin, where locals and tourists alike will join in the four-day St Patrick's Festival? This exciting, energy-filled event is a great time to explore the Irish capital.