• Fashion

    Balenciaga comes to Belgium

    by  • April 3, 2016 • Antwerp, City Breaks, Fashion

    Antwerp, Flanders’ fashion capital, welcomes the work of Cristóbal Balenciaga. With the recent terrible events in Brussels dominating the news, the opening of a new exhibition in Belgium’s second city has been somewhat overshadowed. However if you were thinking about a city break to Belgium yet preferred a destination outside of the capital, why...

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    A February What’s On in Madrid

    by  • January 31, 2016 • Art, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Exhibitions, Fashion, Food & Drink, Madrid, Sport

    From Cleopatra and Kandinsky to Titanic and Georges de la Tour, there’s plenty happening in Madrid this February. In my last blog I looked at easy excursions to undertake venturing outside of Madrid. This time around, I’m sticking with the Spanish capital, yet concentrating on events happening during the month of February, should you...

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    Karl Lagerfeld in Paris

    by  • November 11, 2015 • City Breaks, Exhibitions, Fashion, Paris

    A Fashionable Foray in the French Capital. Paris never fails to deliver when it comes to fashion and this autumn, an exhibition taking place at the Pinacothèque de Paris honours one of the masters of sartorial design, Karl Lagerfeld, chief designer and creative director of the iconic fashion house, Chanel. And yet, whilst Lagerfeld...

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    Paris Tops the Polls as Best Overseas City

    by  • September 8, 2015 • Architecture, Art, City Breaks, Fashion, Nature, Paris, Rail, Religious Sites, Shopping

    The French Capital Reigns Supreme in the Condé Nast Traveller’s Reader Travel Awards 2015. Another day, another poll and this one is devoted to Condé Nast Traveller’s 2015 Reader Travel Awards (UK edition) and the category of best overseas city. There were no great surprises in the top 20, with eighty percent of the...

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    Football, Art, Fashion, Music and Beer – Berlin’s a City of Many Attractions

    by  • June 5, 2015 • Art, Berlin, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Fashion, Festivals, Food & Drink, Music, Sport

    From the clash of the footballing titans in tomorrow’s UEFA Champions League final to the musical mayhem of Lollapalooza and artistic masterpieces of Botticelli, Berlin’s got a lot going on over the next few months. The giants of European football are preparing to descend on the German capital tomorrow as FC Barcelona get ready...

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    What’s on in Copenhagen

    by  • May 12, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Copenhagen, Exhibitions, Fashion, Festivals, Food & Drink, Music, Sport

    From food festivals to art exhibitions, there’s no shortage of events taking place in the Danish capital this summer. If you’re planning a Copenhagen city break any time soon, chances are you might soon encounter some extra sightseeing assistance as you make your way around the Danish capital. Yesterday, it was announced that Copenhagen’s...

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    Upcoming Activities in Amsterdam

    by  • April 28, 2015 • Amsterdam, Art, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Fashion, Festivals, Food & Drink

    From tall ships to cartoon bunnies, there’s plenty of exciting entertainment planned in the Dutch capital. Yesterday marked King’s Day in the Netherlands, a national holiday which saw the length and breadth of Holland turn orange as the Dutch people celebrated the birthday of their monarch, King Willem-Alexander. An annual event since 1885, the...

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    Show Stopping Sartorial Spectacles – From McQueen to Gaultier

    by  • March 13, 2015 • Amsterdam, Antwerp, Exhibitions, Fashion, London, Milan, New York, Paris

    ‘Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty’ exhibition prepares to be unveiled at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. The great and the good of the fashion world came together in London for an exclusive preview of what is set to be a spectacular retrospective devoted to “one of the most innovative designers of recent times”,...

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