Cities

The sights, sounds and smells of a city can be exhilarating; the buzz is hard to beat. Whether you’re looking for a weekend getaway, a low-cost jaunt or a luxury city break, Inspiration has all your city travel needs covered

Cities
Sumba Island is slowly luring travelers away from its famous sibling Bali

Alternative summer vacation destinations to visit in 2018

12 December 2017

Mexico's lively city of Puebla is one of the budget destinations for 2018 © freespiritadventure

The best budget vacation destinations of 2018

Samantha Fanelli

Rio De Janeiro's emblematic carnival is a vivid, intense spectacle that dates back hundreds of years

12 of the best carnivals in the world

Allan Kortbæk

07 December 2017

Make a travel memory your family won't forget

17 vacation destinations for every type of family

Fanny Olhats

05 December 2017

Speicherstadt is the largest warehouse district in the world and a Unesco World Heritage Site

What to do in Hamburg for free!

Make 2018 a travel year to remember with our rundown of the best events around the world you should attend

Amazing events around the world you need to travel to in 2018

Code Art Fair is Copenhagen's time to shine in the art world

A year of art: 15 inspiring art events around the globe in 2018

Chase the Northern Lights in Yellowknife, Canada

Colorful night skies: the best places to see the Northern Lights

Road trip through the west of Scotland

31 October 2017

Scotland in the movies – 10 scenic film and TV locations you can visit

Feel the Christmas spirit rise at Helsinki Christmas Market

17 of the best Christmas markets in the world

Celebrating Christmas in Toronto!

11 weird and wonderful Christmas traditions from around the world

Traditional dragons at the Chingay Festival in Singapore

Holiday season in Asia: our top 10 destinations to visit

Bright lights, big city: Tokyo at night

A week in the capital of cool: your complete guide to Tokyo

Chefs prepare food in the kitchen of the Blue Duck Tavern restaurant © Park Hyatt Washington D.C.

Will travel for food: the best hotel Michelin rated restaurants

Samantha Fanelli

Fall brings a cool haze to the Tuscan landscape.

The best fall destinations of 2017

Experience eccentricities, colour and curious ways in northern Sri Lanka

Paradise found: a journey through northern Sri Lanka

10 August 2017

Porto's colourful Ribeira district is a Unesco World Heritage site

Porto beyond the port: a 3-day guide to Portugal’s northern capital

Samantha Fanelli

13 July 2017

A view worth a million bucks - yours for free!

What to do in Los Angeles for free!

Stay curious: abandoned places around the world

Take a break at the MuseumsQuartier before exploring the rest of the Austrian capital

Art on the go: a guide to cycling around Vienna’s masterpieces

Make merry into the wee hours of the morning at Roskilde festival's Orange Stage

The best music festivals around the world this summer

Splashing about at Zurich's Mythenquai lakeside lido © Zürich Tourism – Photographer: Siggi Bucher

Life’s a beach: Europe’s best urban beaches

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10 fun and colorful street art festivals this summer

The grand Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca

Morocco beyond Marrakech: explore the country from north to south

Slovenia's mystical Lake Bled and the Gothic church on its island

14 monumental European attractions — part 2

Enjoying the sunset from Trukhaniv Island

All eyes on Kiev! One of Europe’s best kept secrets

04 May 2017

The Nan Lian Garden offers a moment of respite in a city famous for its buzz

What to do in Hong Kong for free!

25 April 2017

Look up at the 102-meter high Atomium, one of Brussel's monumental spectacles

14 monumental European attractions — part 1

Explore the best street markets in Hanoi, Vietnam

The best food cities for the hungry traveler

Spending a day in the park is one of the Montrealers' favorite activities

A Montrealer’s guide to Montreal

Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and smells of Valencia's historic Central Market

Where the locals go: favorite summer destinations most searched by its residents

"The best road in the world" – Transfăgărășan

Visit Transylvania: a 10-day road trip through Romania’s most charming region

Visit Hamra, one of Beirut's thriving districts, for a taste of the city's colorful nightlife

Sleepless in Beirut: a guide to the Lebanese capital

Mexico without walls: the real Mexican experience beyond the resort towns