Muslim Quarter, Jerusalem

The largest neighbourhood of the Old City, the Muslim Quarter was laid out in its present configuration under the Byzantines. In the 12th century, it …

Edinburgh, Scotland

The historic status of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, is beyond question, with ancient buildings scattered across the city, and the seat of Scotland’s Parliament …

Venice and Northeast Italy

Rich in culture and with stunning landscapes, northeastern Italy offers fascinating diversity. There are opportunities for exploring the Dolomites, Italy’s most dramatically beautiful mountain range, …

Budapest, Hungary

The centre of town includes Buda’s Castle Hill (district I) on the western bank of the Danube and districts V, VI, VII, VIII and IX …

Vienna, Austria

Central Vienna includes the Inner City, demarcated by the Ringstrasse (often shortened to Ring) and Franz- Josefs-Kai, plus the area between Ring and Gürtel. Gürtel …

Galicia, Spain

Remotely located in the northwest corner of the peninsula, Galicia is the country’s greenest region. It is also Spain’s main seafaring region – three of …

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh, meaning Hill of Penh, derives its name from the legend of Daun Penh, an old lady who discovered four Buddha statues in a …

Beijing, China

At the core Beijing is the Forbidden City, with Tian’an Men Square and Qian Men to the south, and the shopping district of Wangfujing to …