A city guide to Palma, the laid-back Majorcan capital

Majorca’s capital has long attracted sun-seekers, but its burgeoning high-end food scene, chic design boutiques and laidback bars make this a stellar Spanish city break.
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The edge of Asia: exploring the highlights of South Korea

With its natural splendor, hypermodern cities and 5,000 years of history—South Korea’s got it all—offering a taste of old and new for any traveller wishing to drink from its deep well.

How to experience the culinary traditions of Bilbao, the heart of Spain's Basque Country

Renowned for its art and riverfront architecture, Bilbao is a city of chattering markets, long nights and football-mad locals, but it also knows a thing or two about good food and drink.

An alternative hotel guide to Amsterdam

Look beyond the canal belt to the Dutch capital’s lesser-known neighbourhoods, where regeneration and sustainability are resulting in exciting new hotels. 
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Zurich: a dazzling tribute to all things chocolate

Switzerland has long been famous for its chocolate, from creamy bars as an everyday treat to thick hot chocolates in the Alps. Now though, Zurich’s innovative chocolate-makers are making fresh waves in the industry. 

Notes from an author: Farida Zeynalova on revisiting Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku

Returning to a native city is both a recipe for nostalgia and a journey that casts the Azerbaijani capital in a new light.

How to spend 24 hours in Zurich, according to award-winning mixologist Dirk Hany

Tried-and-tested recommendations are the key to making the most of a trip to Switzerland’s lakeside metropolis. TWISPER ambassador and cocktail maker Dirk Hany, owner of cocktail den Bar am Wasser, curates the perfect tour.

How to explore Denver, Colorado's laid-back capital

Denver is the mountainous gateway to the West, but dig deeper to discover craft beer and cocktail dens, indie boutiques, design hotels and street art.

From my city to yours: Detroit through the eyes of Motown musician Omar Aragonés

Omar is Detroit born and bred, and the love he feels for his city goes hand in hand with his passion for music. From listening to live music at Cliff Bell’s to dining at Supino Pizzeria, he reveals how best to get under the skin of Michigan’s largest city.

A guide to the quiet side of Tokyo

As any local will tell you, finding tranquillity in the frenetic, neon-lit Japanese capital is perfectly possible — temple gardens and blossom-strewn parks are peppered between skyscrapers, if you know where to look. Try these green and serene spots for some moments of zen amid the hurly-burly.

How to spend a day in Lima, Peru

The Peruvian capital is more than just a place to change planes en route to Machu Picchu. Stay a while to absorb the city's buzzing beach barrios, grand historic structures, edgy artworks and reinvented industrial spaces.

How Lima's buzzing barrios revived the city's arts scene

A culinary renaissance has revitalised the Peruvian capital, leading to buzzing beach barrios and industrial spaces reborn as creative hubs.

The neighbourhood guide to Prague

From the edgy bars cropping up along the regenerated riverfront to the historic monuments of the former Jewish Quarter, getting off the beaten track reveals another side to the Czech capital. 

A culinary guide to the Italian city of Bologna, from lasagne to Lambrusco

This is the cradle of Italy’s world-famous cuisine — an erudite, antique city of twisted streets, forgotten chapels filled with frescoes and imposing temples to scholarship.

A neighbourhood guide to Singapore

Neat-and-tidy Singapore may be small, but it packs a cultural punch. Its neighbourhoods are where centuries of pan-Asian immigration mixes with some of the region’s best places to eat. 

The inside guide to Brno, the Czech Republic's quirky second city

Discover the youthful spirit of the Czech Republic’s second city, with its quirky attractions and a surprising gastronomic scene.
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Kuching: how to see Sarawak’s capital city like a local

This city offers everything from music festivals to museums. To experience it like a local, be sure to navigate the city centre streets by foot, and the river by sampan boat.

How to spend 14 hours in Galway

From gastro stops to great museums and theatre, the European Capital of Culture 2020 is ripe for exploring — and is arguably Ireland’s most delicious city.

Kigali: how creativity has transformed the Rwandan capital

Rwanda is renowned for its gorillas, but the progressive capital has an allure of its own. Thanks to innovative artists and entrepreneurs, the city is finally emerging from the embers of its past.