Simonseeks Special Features

The lazy beauty of Lisbon

A mix of medieval and modern, Lisbon proudly exhibits the enduring legacy of its Moorish past alongside a thriving café scene and distinctive cuisine Read the guide

Dublin for foodies

From Dublin’s elegant Georgian squares and buildings to its teeming pubs and sociable pavement cafés, the electric energy of this lively metropolis is everywhere Read the guide

Cologne: city of carnival, Christmas and cafe culture

Head to Cologne in winter, when this stylish, cultured city turns its attention to bustling Christmas markets, dazzling decorations, pretzels and hearty glasses of Kölsch Read the guide

Highlights of Budapest

Budapest, the once overlooked Hungarian capital, has reclaimed its place as the cultural heart of Eastern Europe – the historic city fizzes with energy and creative renewal Read the guide

The buzz of Barcelona

From experimental art and architecture and sandy urban beaches to an enticing late-night dining scene, you can feel the energy coursing through the streets of Barcelona Read the guide