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We connect spirited travellers with likeminded locals around the world to not only see the top tourist sites but to also discover stories, things and places not many tourists know about and which make a city unique

March 30, 2018

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There’s nothing like exploring a new city, but sometimes it’s worth venturing just a little further afield to see what’s waiting to be discovered. So here are 5 of our favourite day trips for anyone looking for a holiday from their holiday, or a quick adventure from Tokyo, London, Taipei, Brussels o...

March 23, 2018

Classic films conjure the most iconic images of the cities they were filmed in, and if you're a movie buff you won't only want to visit the most famous landmarks from the big screen but discover the hidden gems that feature in them too! So check out 5 of the best cities to visit if you want to visit...

March 19, 2018

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Lisbon might just be the perfect city for a weekend away, but with so much to discover, how could you possibly see the best of what the city has to offer in just two days? To help you make the most of a weekend break in Lisbon, we've put together our perfect 48 hours in Lisbon, so you can get a tast...

March 2, 2018

If it's your first time in Amsterdam, you’ll certainly be captivated by its architecture of long and narrow brick houses peeking down on the many canals from white curtainless windows; you’ll be surprised by the amount of bicycles you'll see, the number of bridges you'll cross and the quantity of fr...

February 26, 2018

The magical season of cherry blossoms, or sakura as they’re called in Japan, is one of the most important annual events in the country. Each spring, Kyoto is transformed into a fairytale by the explosion of pastel pinks that bloom everywhere from the river banks to temple gardens. Cherry blossom vie...

July 21, 2017

Hong Kong, pearl of the orient, is a city of contrasts. Squeezed between the waters of Victoria Harbour and steep hills covered by an impenetrable jungle, six thousand skyscrapers make this financial centre one of the busiest cities in the world. But don't be mistaken: this incredible density is not...

June 7, 2017

It would be impossible to see the best of Los Angeles in a day, or even two, but let’s imagine the traffic wasn’t a complete nightmare and you could stroll between neighbourhoods without ever needing to call an uber. To experience life like an Angeleno, check out our guide to the top 10 Local things...

May 19, 2017

As a music enthusiast – or should I say “geek” – I always keep myself updated regarding Brighton’s music scene and new releases. In these terms, the city offers a wide selection of live venues, small pubs that host local bands’ gigs on a regular basis or just DJ nights for all sorts of tastes. As we...

January 30, 2017

We could give you 100 reasons why we love Rome, and why you should visit the Eternal City. But we don't need to - 5 will be more than enough to have you reaching for your passport and heading off in search of authentic Roman cuisine, fascinating history and a little bit of magic......

January 20, 2017

If January blues were a real thing, there’s a chance your minds might be drifting to thoughts of a city break round about now... Whether it’s time to get started on your January resolution to travel more, you just fancy a trip to look forward to or you want to tick a new city off your travel bucket...

January 17, 2017

With the January weather closing in (we hate to admit it, but it has been known to rain in London from time to time), you might be wondering what to do with yourselves on a rainy day! But if you’re visiting London and you encounter some rain - don’t panic... Our local Naomi got in touch and has shar...

January 13, 2017

For Americans like me who are conditioned to drive everywhere, Barcelona enchants for its pedestrian lifestyle. Parisians coined the term flâneur to describe ‘saunterering’, but for diversity, history and street color there’s no finer place to stroll than Barcelona. Whether wandering the stone warre...

November 14, 2016

If you’re planning on visiting Madrid (lucky you) but don’t want to stick just to the tourist trail, take a look at my top 10 places to get off the beaten path and eat, drink, party and be merry like a local in Madrid! I’ll show you the where to party, where the best sandwich shop in town is and whe...

November 8, 2016

First of all, there’s to be no muttering about the iconic San Francisco fog or how your legs hurt from climbing up hills. It’s all in your head (alright it’s not, but no one wants to hear it). Instead, we’re going to let you in on 10 things to do in SF recommended by locals so you can make the most...

November 2, 2016

Let’s imagine you’ve only got one day in Bologna. Luckily for you, in this historic walled city you can explore most places on foot, so we’ll let you in on some of our favourite places and things to do in Bologna recommended our local Claudio, making sure you sample all of the Bolognese culinary del...

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