From the must-stay boutique hotels in the city of light to New York skyline sunsets, discover our round-up of dream destinations for a summer city break.
STAY Hotel Thoumieux
Stay in the opulent surroundings of Hotel Thoumieux, just minutes away from the Eiffel Tower.
Run by Australian chef James Henry, this small but perfectly formed restaurant in the 11th arrondissement offers inventive cuisine sourced from the best French sources.
Situated in Le Marais, Candelaria specialises in Mexican tacos. Don’t miss the hidden cocktail bar at the back of the restaurant.
Since reopening in 2013 following a major renovation, Musee Galliera has held some of the greatest fashion exhibitions in the world. We love the Jeanne Lanvin retrospective, on until August 23rd.
STAY Gran Hotel Barcelona
Situated in the heart of Barcelona, Gran Hotel offers an elegant respite from the bustle of the city, with tapas restaurants, designer bars and a rooftop pool with spectacular panoramic views.
The latest brainchild of the Adria brothers of elBulli fame, Tickets offers some of the most creative tapas in the city.
La Guingueta is perfect for relaxed cocktails and ice cream following a day at the beach.
DO Gaudi’s architecture
From La Sagrada Família to Park Güell, no trip to Barcelona is complete without seeing some of Gaudi’s iconic architecture.
STAY: The Nolitan
A hip downtown hotel, this beautifully designed boutique hotel is within walking distance of SoHo, the Lower East Side, Chinatown, Little Italy and the East Village.
A favourite of the fashion pack, this Southeast Asian restaurant is perfect for intimate dinners.
Go up to the top floor at sunset to enjoy coktails with breath taking views of the New York skyline.
DO The MoMa
Located in Midtown Manhattan between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, The Museum of Modern Art is a must-visit.