How to see the highlights of the Cretan capital in 24 hours; including the unmissable Palace of Knossos and where to find the most delicious custard pie ever. Unlike nearby Chania and Rethymnon, Crete’s capital… View Post

Want to know the best tips for exploring Athens? There’s no better way to get to know a place than to chat with the locals. We check in with Rebecca Hall, an English language teacher… View Post

Want to know the best tips for exploring Barcelona? There’s no better way than to ask a local. We check in with local blogger and churro addict Justine Ancheta who shares here her love for… View Post

Want to know the best tips for exploring buzzing Tel Aviv and its glorious food scene? There’s no better way than to ask a local. We check in with Tel Aviv-based Natalie Seeff (or Natty for… View Post

Marrakech provokes strong reactions in people. They either love it or hate it. I experienced both sides of the city when I visited. It has a reputation for being an exotic, evocative destination. Full of… View Post

Marrakech, Morocco’s majestic and complex Red City, is full of fascinating and unique experiences. Its mazelike medieval medina and imperial palaces are irresistible, and it’s rising in popularity as a tourist destination. Don’t miss these… View Post

Sicily’s capital suffers from an image problem. Why would you want to go to Palermo, it’s just a noisy chaotic dirty mafia city, right? Wrong! Palermo was once known as one of the most elegant… View Post

Athens is one of the most famous capital cities in Europe thanks to its blockbuster ancient history. But what else is there to see except the Acropolis? Why stay longer? I’m happy to see Athens… View Post

Want to know the best tips for exploring the fascinating Egyptian city of Cairo? Many people don’t get beyond using it as a base to explore the pyramids. But there must be more to this… View Post