A daytime view of a greenhouse and colorful blooming flowers with a palm tree at Belfast Botanic Gardens in Northern Ireland.

Top 10 Belfast Attractions

You don’t need to go far to uncover fun things to do in Northern Ireland’s capital of Belfast. Across the city, you’ll find fascinating museums, glorious landmarks, and discover the story of the ill-fated Titanic, as well as unwind in some of the country’s most picturesque spots. Start planning your itinerary with our shortlist of the best things to do...

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Aerial view at sunrise of a narrow alley in Vieux Lyon, looking onto Part Dieu’s architecture.

Discover Lyon’s Neighborhoods

Pretty, exhilarating, and compact, Lyon has all the ingredients for a perfect city break in France. Once a place where silk merchants hawked their wares, this metropolis now embraces both historic and modern wonders. Strip back Lyon’s layers and uncover its different sides by visiting its top neighborhoods. Use our guide to navigate the vibrant past and the technological future...

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An aerial view of Lac D'aiguebelette’s emerald water surrounded by lush green forests and mountains near Lyon, France.

Day Trips from Lyon

Nestled in the middle of France’s rugged Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, Lyon is the perfect base for some French exploration. If you can bear to leave its secret passageways, Michelin-starred restaurants, and world-class museums, you’ll soon discover a smorgasbord of gems - right on the city’s doorstep. We’ve picked out some of the area’s most culturally rich, history-filled, and spectacular places –...

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An aerial view of Lyon, France from Notre Dame de Fourvière with a bronze statue in the foreground.

The Top 10 Things to Do in Lyon

Lyon is the ultimate city break. This elegantly beautiful city teems with Renaissance-era architecture, cultural festivals, cutting-edge museums, and of course, restaurants that make it one of the world’s gastronomic heavyweights. Before you get caught up in the hypnotizing beauty of Lyon and head off the beaten track, tick off the city’s top attractions during your trip. Here are 10...

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Entrance to Gelateria with an antique sign over an arched doorway surrounded by ivy in Bologna, Italy.

Where to Eat and Stay in Bologna

Bologna is a culinary haven and the capital of the famously food-proud region of Emilia-Romagna. This northern Italy area is responsible for mouthwatering creations like balsamic vinegar (Modena), Prosciutto (Parma), Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese (Parma again), tortellini and tagliatelle. Among the city’s warren of amber-tinted porticoes, palazzos, and piazzas, you’ll find hotels steeped in history and layered in luxury. Follow our guide...

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A sunny daytime view of Camposanto Monumentale cemetery in Pisa with lush, green grass.

Three Perfect Days in Pisa

Pisa is a compact city where a plethora of perfect attractions are clustered in a small area, allowing you to hop from one iconic sight to another. While this makes it the perfect place to enjoy a short vacation, there’s so much to see and do that fitting it all into 72 hours can be tricky. With the right planning,...

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The famous Leaning Tower of Pisa is surrounded by visitors next to the Pisa Cathedral in the Square of Miracles on a sunny day in Pisa, Italy.

Top 10 Pisa Attractions

Mention Pisa, Italy, and one attraction immediately springs to mind: the famous Leaning Tower. Even with this iconic site among the most visited, there’s an array of historical gems surrounding this architectural wonder, making Pisa a must-visit destination. Home to the intriguing Italian squares where you can spend an afternoon in the sun, this is an ancient city filled to...

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View of the Alcazaba fortress in Malaga, Spain on a clear day with a large fountain and green palm trees in the foreground.

Top 10 Malaga Attractions

Malaga has always been something of a secretly wonderful location, nestled among the more visitor-centric Costa del Sol destinations. But recent investment has transformed it and taken this city to another level entirely. Today, it’s so much more than a one-trick beach location. You can find art in museums and on the streets, a redeveloped port, history around every corner,...

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A plate of quenelle on a table full of bread, food and wine glasses in a restaurant in Lyon, France.

Where to Eat and Stay in Lyon

Gourmands, rejoice. If you’re booking a vacation to Lyon, this culinary hotspot is one of the best foodie destinations in France. Fine-dining spots, bustling markets, and atmospheric Bouchons (traditional Lyonnaise restaurants) all play a role here. After a hearty meal, you’ll need a comfy place to rest. Boutique hideaways, trendy apartments, and luxurious hotels are peppered throughout the city, so...

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A blue table and chairs set for dinner al fresco at a restaurant in Pisa, Tuscany.

Where to Stay and Eat in Pisa

No matter what time of year you visit, Pisa is one of Italy’s most charming locations for a vacation – and the good news is it has the cuisine to match. Among the plethora of Pisan attractions, you’ll find a city heaving with dining opportunities. The best restaurants in Pisa offer everything from simple and traditional fare to lavish tasting...

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