By Michael.Macaroon

Hip hangouts in Hoxton

Hoxton is the unofficial centre of contemporary art in London. Its bars, clubs, pool rooms and restaurants are also THE destination for Londoners on a big night out

Spa-spotting in Budapest

Budapest is the spa capital of Europe. Its Turkish baths, palatial Art Nouveau spas and five-star hotel complexes offer swimming, beauty treatments and even games of chess!

The chic 16th - poshest quarter of Paris

Paris’s 16th arrondissement is chic, comfortable and smart. But it offers much more than just poodles and perma-tans. There’s fine architecture, wonderful museums and affordable bistros too

Eating out on a budget in London

London is an expensive city but you can still eat out cheaply. For under £10 you can try a range of different cuisines, and you can even eat at a Michelin-starred restaurant for under £20