Situated on the bustling river Elbe, Hamburg is the second largest port in Europe. However, the city is home to much more. Grand townhalls, beautiful lakes, European art, feeding zoos, crunchy pretzels and spicy currywurst. There is much to be done in two days.
The city of water never fails to overwhelm tourists with its cones of gelato and intricate architecture. But Venice is also home to much more; forgotten pieces of history still retain their place in the canals of the city.
Spring is sprouting and summer’s just around the corner. There might not be a better time of the year to get out and about. Auspicious, then, that another TRULY Quarterly is here: your luxury guide to what’s on in London in April, May, June 2015.
‘Til 5 April
Kew Gardens is continuing to hold the incredible International Garden Photographer of the Year Exhibition.
credit: Per Salomonsson
Your guide for what to do in Amsterdam, Holland over a two day itinerary.
Amsterdam – the city also known as the Venice of the North. With the obligatory activities such as canal cruises, visiting the Anne Frank Museum and nightly walks aside, we’ve looked a little deeper into what this beautiful city has to offer its visitors.
After years of oppression in the twentieth century, Cambodia is a country rediscovering itself. The successor state to the mighty Khmer empire, which, in its pomp, stretched across much of what is now Cambodia, Laos and Thailand, the marks of both the horror of last century and the grandiosity of what was before are clearest to see in the emerging luxury destinations of Siem Reap and Phnom Penh.
Some people are put off visiting certain places simply because of a reputation or a perceived image. Amsterdam is normally the first one people name as being one to avoid because of hordes of revellers looking for a good time.
In fact, Amsterdam is beautiful and one should not miss out visiting it purely because of conceptions or hearsay – especially not when you can go on trips such as this one.
Grandeur is part of the internal workings of Vienna, but you wouldn’t expect anything less from a city whose luminaries include historical heavyweights like Klimt, Mozart, Beethoven and Freud. Find out what to do in Vienna with our guide to two perfect days in the city.
A two-day visit to the Austrian capital is plenty of time to run through an itinerary suited to specific cultural interests, but for a general overview, shamelessly take the easy route with a walking tour to get your bearings.
credit: Bjørn Giesenbauer
Here’s how you can spend 2 perfect days in Reykjavik, Iceland.
So you’ve decided to venture to Reykjavik, but you need to cram everything you need to do into two days. What might sound to you like a bit of a job really is.
Say the word ‘museum’ and it doesn’t matter where you are in the world, the same ones crop up – Louvre, V&A, Smithsonian, Vatican. Say the word ‘museum’ in New York and people will start pointing just down the street or over their shoulder at the nearest one.
As we all know, a winter in the UK is no fun if there’s no snow. Let’s face it, Christmas just doesn’t have the same magic when you wake up and draw the curtains to grey clouds and torrential rain. And that’s been the case more often than not – London has a 6% chance of receiving snow on Christmas day, while other parts of Britain aren’t much luckier.