Castello Sforzesco

Exploring the City of Fashion: A Guide to Staying in Milan

Milan is not, and most likely never will be, the top city on traveller lists when it comes to visiting Italy. Most likely, a reputation of being boring and too business-like has overshadowed the more appealing parts of the city. Admittedly, Milan will never have the charm or beauty of Rome and Florence, but it…

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A Guide to the Best Barrios in Madrid

Madrid is without a doubt a vibrant and interesting city. From culture to nightlife to traditional elements spanning for centuries, it has something to offer everyone and visitors to the metropolis are certain never to be bored. But with just a few days to explore Spain’s capital, in which barrio should you book your Wimdu apartment to…

Aerial view of Florence

Where Should I Stay in Florence?

The city of Florence has a fascinating history and has been known worldwide as world center for arts and culture: The birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci and the setting for the famous Pinocchio fairy tale. According to UNESCO it is home to almost one third of the world’s most treasured works, from the Renaissance right…

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Curious Customs From Dinner Tables Around The World

Table manners which you may define as polite and proper at home might come across as unrefined, snobbish or rude elsewhere. Shared meals are a ritual all over the world, so it’s no wonder that each country will have its own take on what’s considered proper etiquette. Before we reveal customs abroad – how much…

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6 Vegetarian Cheap Eats In Berlin

Berlin has just been named “The New Vegetarian Capital of the World” by American lifestyle magazine Saveur. The article claims, in no uncertain terms, that Berlin is the “first major Western city where vegetarianism has achieved complete culinary parity with the traditional carnivore’s diet”. Whether or not you agree that Berlin is on a par with…