Art & culture

  • 1 When in Rome: What to do in the Eternal City
    Rome is one of the most romantic and oldest cities in the whole of Europe. In 2012 alone, it was the setting for two fairytale celebrity weddings, those of Cat Deeley to comedian Patrick Kielty and Nick...

  • 2 Best of St Patrick's Day world celebrations
    Everyone loves to have some fun on St Patrick's Day, and this year was no different. Pregnant Kate Middleton and her husband William made a visit to the Irish Guards Parade at the Aldershot barracks where...

  • 3 Thailand: escape for winter sun and shopping in the 'Land of Smiles'
    Rita Ora played with the elephants, Sarah Harding found peace in the temples and Lady Gaga hit the nightspots. As these stars discovered, whatever you're looking for in a winter escape, Thailand has something...

  • 4 Buzzing with life: Lyon celebrates the famed Festival of Lights
    Visiting Lyon in December is like taking part in a big Hollywood production. There are lights, cameras and a lot of action. Filled with thousands, if not millions, of light bulbs, the small city lights...

  • 5 Reach the heart of Moscow in a weekend
    A land that lay hidden behind the Iron Curtain for decades was finally revealed in 1991. And now, twenty-one years on, Moscow is one of the greatest cities in the world – and one of the most...

  • 6 A seasonal break in Amsterdam
    There is a reason why Amsterdam attracts more than 3.66 million international visitors each year. The most progressive and laid-back city of Europe may not have many known monuments or famous landmarks,...

  • 7 Top five festive cities to spend Christmas
    Sprinkle some magic into this year's Christmas by visiting one of the world's most festive locations. With sleigh bells ringing, frosty snow falling and the commencing of the advent calendar in our midst,...

  • 8 Austria prepares to celebrate the festive season with Christmas markets
    With 'Views to Kill', its no wonder the former Bond actor, Sir Roger Moore couldn't resist attending the opening of the Christmas market in Henndorf, Austria, with his wife Christina Kiki Tholstrup this...

  • 9 The must-see wonders of Vietnam
    Expect deserted forest lands and spotless sandy beaches contrasted with gleaming high-rise buildings and sparkling lights amid the endless hectic city streets – Vietnam is Asia's fastest rising superstar,...

  • 10 New York, after the storm comes the calm
    The forces of nature that called Superstorm Sandy into New York put the entire city in shutdown mode. But with the menacing storm gone  from the Big Apple, the city will soon return to its...

  • 11 The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the sidewalk to the catwalk
    An undeniable inspiration at the forefront of fashion, the 'enfant terrible,' Jean Paul Gaultier makes his much anticipated debut in the captivating exhibition that has every fashionista on their feet. Following...

  • 12 Luxurious Majorca: From Cloud Atlas to Catherine Zeta-Jones, why the island is in demand
    Majorca has long been the perfect Mediterranean island escape for celebrities, with a more relaxed atmosphere than its Balearic neighbour Ibiza and an intriguing blend of rustic and modern culture. Now...

  • 13 The destination of the moment: Flanders is in fashion
    Head to the cities of Antwerp, Brussels, Ghent, Leuven and Mechelen to explore beautiful Belgium and discover a plethora of art, cuisine, fashion, design and history. This country's culture...

  • 14 Korcula: Croatia's cultural paradise seduces the fashion world
    Croatian chic has arrived. And it's the country's islands – Normal 0 21 false false false ES X-NONE X-NONE /*...

  • 15 A gourmet taste of the literary wonders of Paris
    A new generation of gourmet restaurants has sprung up in the French capital, reinventing the whole concept of cutting edge international cuisine.  Stroll the historical streets of the city of...

  • 16 Wind down the romantic canals of Venice
    The film world has descended once more on the magical city of Venice for the 69th Venice Film Festival. But away from the glitz and glam of the red carpet exists the fantastic art and culture of one of...

  • 17 The world's most iconic places to photograph
    Certain places are a must to capture through the lense: when in Rome, the obvious choice is the Colosseum and when in Paris, the Eiffel Tower. But far from these popular destinations lie...

  • 18 Notting Hill submerges into a sea of colour for Carnival
    Packed with steel bands, Calypso music, tempting food stalls, and masquerade parades Notting Hill Carnival is the biggest street festival in Europe. Already well known for its weekly fashionable Portobello...

  • 19 Old world charm along Spain's Costa Brava
    Just a small step off of Catalonia's beaten track you'll find the Baix Empordà. The area is replete with glittering beaches, lush rolling hills, sumptuous gastronomy...

  • 20 Holiday with the stars in Miami
    With a tropical climate that boasts hot, humid summers and short, warm winters, Miami is the perfect year round holiday destination. Situated on Florida's Atlantic coast, its swathes of golden beaches,...



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