Category Archive: Inside Cities

Vienna Christmas: Around the city’s markets

Few cities in Europe feature as many Christmas markets in spectacular settings, as the Austrian capital Vienna. And last week I had the chance to explore a lot of them. I was in… Continue reading

Inside Cities: A day in Dublin

It had been 9 years since my first visit to the Irish capital, when my partner and I took the ferry from North Wales to arrive at Dublin Port one cold autum evening… Continue reading

Danish hygge: A fairytale-Christmas in Odense

They’re everywhere this time of year. The Christmas markets. And whether you’re a big fan of them or not, they light up our cities in this period, where days are “short” and dark.… Continue reading

Christmas magic in Luxembourg City

Germany is naturally a big hit when it comes to visiting Christmas markets in Europe, but less people might think of heading to Luxembourg for this experience – and that’s a shame. Because… Continue reading

Copenhagen Christmas: A stroll through Nyhavn

Are you from Copenhagen? – is one of the most common questions when I tell people abroad that I’m from Denmark. No, I’m not. I’m from Odense – and I have to admit… Continue reading

10 quick ideas on what to do in Brighton

Brighton is probably the UK’s best known seaside city, and after just two days I understood why this place is so popular. It’s just a short train ride from central London – and… Continue reading

Brighton from a new perspective: British Airways i360

Imagine if you could board a transparent UFO and see your city from the sky? You can if you live in Brighton, just a one hour journey from London and 30 minutes from… Continue reading

5 insider tips to highly addictive cafés in Madrid

While living in the Spanish capital I spent many days writing in the city’s atmospheric cafés, and over the years I have added several of them to my “collection” of favouites. So, I… Continue reading

E-D-I-N-B-U-R-G-H spelled with 9 adjectives

Earlier this year, after experiencing an epic railway adventure through the Scotttish Highlands, I had the pleasure of re-discovering the country’s magnificent capital of Edinburgh. A city I briefly called “home” for two… Continue reading

Upfest 2017: A creative tsunami in South Bristol

Since 2008 an annual tsunami of colour and creativity has flushed through the streets of Bristol in Southern England. An ‘Urban Paint Festival’ named UPFEST that was just held again this past weekend… Continue reading