City Escapes

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What's your poison? A pint of craft beer at a street-side bar? A glass of sparkling on a sleek rooftop joint? What about a cheeky bit of sloe gin in a garden establishment? Whatever your tastes, we've done the (very hard) job of bar-hopping through Vienna and found six must-visit spots.

Ho Chi Minh City is full of thrilling sights

If ever a city felt as though it’s on the brink of massive transformation, it has to be Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). Cranes dot the skyline and the construction of luxury apartments and shopping malls consumes
the city.

Alongside all this change sits the old-world charm for which Saigon, as it’s still called by many, is famous. It makes for an intoxicating blend and a great city break. Here’s how to make the most of 48 hours.

The historic Oak Alley plantation home

Alligators like marshmallows, who knew? We learn this during a swamp tour with Cajun Encounters on Honey Swamp, not far out of New Orleans, Louisiana. The tangle of vegetation, wizened branches of the tupelo trees, birdlife, fishing shacks with motley docks... not to forget the alligators, all add up to a photographer’s dream.

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If you're looking for a destination with the perfect blend of bustling city life and serene beauty, Bangkok is a must-visit on your next Thailand getaway. Full of hidden gems and popular attractions, the city has plenty to offer for every type of couple. 

Paris is a real city for lovers and offers spectacular sights

There's no doubt that Paris is one of the most romantic destinations in the world. Every year, couples flock to this beautiful and iconic city, making the most of its charms.

There are a few cliche experiences you have to indulge in when here, but in the City of Lights there's plenty more to see than just the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre. Take some inspiration from this guide, make like Audrey and Fred in Funny Face and say "Bonjour, Paris!"

Related article: Secret Paris: Discover a City of Hidden Gems


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