Category Archives: City breaks

Hotels with Incredible Rooftop Terraces

Extraordinary views, killer cocktails in uber-hip bars, lush gardens and crystal blue infinity swimming pools. Sometimes with all 4!  Read on for Our Ultimate Guide to Hotels and their Stunning Rooftop Terraces. Continue reading

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How and where you should be eating breakfast in 6 top European cities

We’ve got some awesome boutique Bed&Breakfasts in our collection, but sometimes there is no better way to get a feel for a place than to start it with the locals, so we’ve spent some valuable time sniffing out the latest buttery croissant in Paris, searching for the best espresso in Rome and hunting down the most tomato-ey tostados in Seville so that you can start your day the best way in six of our favourite European cities. Continue reading

Hot Hotels in Florence you should know about

The former beating heart of Renaissance Italy will not fail to impress with its art, architecture and flamboyance. Gaze in awe at Brunelleschi’s dome and the Basilica di Santa Croce, walk the banks of the Arno and the Ponte Vecchio, explore the delights of the Uffizi and Academia and don’t forget that this is also designer shopping heaven and home to the likes of Gucci and Ferragamo.

This is a proud, exciting city where life is to be enjoyed; relax in the late afternoon with an aperitivo, dine on the finest rustic Tuscan food, taste your way around some superb chiantis and relish life the Florentine way. Oh, and sleep somewhere amazing. Here are our hottest Florentine boutique hotels. Continue reading

27 things you probably didn’t know to do in Marrakech

We are taking you off the beaten track in Marrakech this time. Noisy, colourful and exotic, come with us as we plunge into the Old Medina and navigate labyrinthine alleyways, sit back on a terrace with mint tea and gaze at the snow topped Atlas mountains, go home triumphant with a carpet. Marrakech is a city of drama, full of life and passion, magic and mystery. Let’s go! Continue reading

28 Essential Things to do in Florence

This Renaissance rich city never fails to impress us with its art, architecture and sheer flamboyance.

Here are our 28 must not miss essential tips!

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Barcelona’s most romantic hotels

I discovered Barcelona on a date and it is up there as one of my most memorable romantic city stays – together with Seville (of that story, more next time).  We wondered at Gothic architecture and Gaudi’s magnificent creations, saw Picasso and Dali collections, explored quirky, skinny streets, hidden little piazzas and dined in authentic tapas bars. If there’s love in the air and a spring in your step, these romantic bolt-holes are sure to please! Continue reading

6 (affordable!) hot and super stylish hotels

Luxury doesn’t have to have a purse busting price tag so here are our favourite 6 hotels that definitely do not scrimp on the luxe-factor and which staggeringly come in at under £150 per night.

The only thing to say? Be quick to book!

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