View of Marseille, France. Photo credit: Boutique-Homes.com.
Mariana McConnell wrote this guest post on Marseille rentals. She is a writer and travel lover currently scouring the globe for cool vacation rentals and small hotels on behalf of Boutique-Homes.com.
Marseille may be the second largest city in France, but it doesn’t get nearly as much love as Paris or nearby Avignon.
The city is emerging though as a hotspot for sophisticated travelers.
It’s easy to see why: Marseille is stunning. Right on the waterfront, the city is full of small streets, colorful markets, chic shopping destinations, refurbished avenues, and lovely theaters to explore (and one of the best soccer teams in Europe).
A London cityscape. Photo credit: London & Partners.
With the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, 2012 promises to be a milestone year for London.
“2012 will be one of the most exciting years in London’s history,” says Mayor of London Boris Johnson.
Venice. Photo credit: Charles Christopher Photography.
Los Angeles-based photographer Charles Christopher shared this stunning photo in his Venice photo essay on our sister travel blog TravelingGreener.com.
See his photo essay Green Photos: Venice here.
Large circular earthenware dish designed by William de Morgan between 1888 and 1911. Photo credit: The Geffrye Museum.
How English are London homes in 2012? That’s the question posed by the At Home with the World exhibition coming up at The Geffrye Museum in London.
From March 20 to September 9, 2012, the exhibition will tell the story of how domestic designs, decorations, materials and social customs in English homes originate from elsewhere.
The Peak Health Club & Spa, Knightsbridge, London. Photo credits: Jumeirah Carlton Tower.
Are you a traveler who suffers from jet lag? If you’re traveling to London, you might fancy a new treatment at The Peak Health Club & Spa, Knightsbridge.
The spa at Jumeirah Carlton Tower has introduced the new VOYA Jet Lag Revival treatment. A three-hour spa treatment, it is designed to help jetsetters “refresh and adjust to their new time zone.”
Carambolage, Cabaret & Revue Festival. Photo credit: Heidelberg Marketing GmbH.
Traveling or living and working in Germany in 2012?
Then you might fancy taking in some of the cultural events in Heidelberg which will be celebrating its Year of Culture in 2012.
Shopping in London with The Athenaeum. Photo credit: The Athenaeum.
Fancy a London holiday and shopping trip?
Then look at The Athenaeum which is introducing a Spring/Summer 2012 VIP shopping service with Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge for its apartment guests.
A guidebook to Copenhagen, Denmark. Photo credit: noma + Momondo.
Looking for a local guide to Copenhagen, Denmark? Then look at the guidebook to Copenhagen by travel site Momondo and the New Nordic cuisine restaurant noma.
In the travel guidebook, the staff of noma share their personal favorite places, “hidden gems” in Copenhagen.
On Via Francigena, an ancient pilgrimage route. Photo credit: Camino Ways.
Planning a Tuscany holiday? If you’re looking for an authentic regional stay, think about staying in a bed and breakfast Tuscany.
When exploring Tuscany, there are so many local, self-guided tours you can take through this stunning region of Italy.
Monarch Airlines now flies from London Gatwick to Barcelona. Photo credit: Monarch Airlines.
Planning a Barcelona city getaway? If you’re a UK traveler, it’s easy to rent apartments in Barcelona and now you can fly there direct from London Gatwick with Monarch.
The scheduled leisure airline has begun new flight service to Barcelona which links London to this cosmopolitan Spanish city. Flight prices start from £35 one way including all taxes and charges (£54 return).