It may be small, but Florence has enough going on after dark to keep most visitors on the lookout for night-time entertainment happy: just don’t make comparisons with the club scene back home.
The city of Ferenc Liszt, Béla Bartók and Zoltán Kodály remains a thriving cultural centre. There are thrilling performances of music and dance, ranging from the classical to the cutting edge
by Elaine Housby
Newcastle-upon-Tyne has a well deserved reputation as a hard drinking city. But you can also have a very enjoyable short break there while remaining stone cold sober
Whether relaxation or stimulation, there's an island in the Mediterranean that has it all...
by Rachel Hand
After eight months of being a student in Bordeaux, I know just the places to go. If you're young, poor and like partying, if you're gay or vegetarian or just plain sick of wine tasting, read on...
The Amalfi Coast offers a warm welcome and inspirational scenery. But the region is also of immense historical interest and includes one of Europe's best preserved monuments of the ancient world
Music, Mozart and chocolates...that's Salzburg, right? Wrong. The city associated with The Sound of Music, also boasts leading edge art, architecture and trendy restaurants
Great food and intriguing history, glorious scenery and hidden coves, arts, crafts and festivals – you'll find the lot when you explore the town of Kinsale and its surrounding countryside
For cutting-edge bands, local brews and a hipster vibe, San Francisco is the place to be
With the travel industry ever on the lookout for 'the new Prague’, it’s surprising that Georgia’s capital city of Tblisi hasn’t yet joined the hit list