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Peaks and Valleys – Where to Stay in San Francisco

The Mission District Before the dot -com boom hit San Francisco in the early Noughties, the Mission District was primarily home to working-class Latin-American families. The area has since significantly gentrified, although still nods to its heritage, especially around the south end and 24th street. Those interested in the history, art and architecture of San…

Winterfeldt Chocolate Shop

A Marriage Proposal Dipped in Chocolate

Most stories involving chocolate are already sweet enough; but when Bavarian couple Daniela and Johannes won our competition for a weekend trip to Berlin, the story unexpectedly took a beautifully romantic turn. The competition was the result of a collaboration between Wimdu and the Winterfeldt Chocolate Shop, down in lovely Schöneberg; one of the most…

Edinburgh Skylines Dusk

Where To Stay in Historic Edinburgh

Edinburgh is not just one of the UK’s most popular tourist destinations, it’s also a contender for Europe’s prettiest city.  Most of the city’s buildings are built with the unique local dark sandstone, and like the city of Bath, Edinburgh has a distinctive look.  Stunning Medieval architecture characterises the Old Town, whilst elegant Victorian designs can…

View from Sydney Tower

Things to Do in Sydney Part 2

Stunning natural beauty, a thriving cultural scene and citywide love of the good life – Sydney has style and substance. The area has been home for 30,000 years to indigenous peoples who are now known locally as the Eora, which means ‘from this place‘. Today, the Sydney region is made up of 658 suburbs bordered by…

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Green Copenhagen: Explore Europe’s Most Sustainable City

Copenhagen received the European Commission’s European Green Capital Award in 2014 and ranks number one on the European Green City Index. It also often tops international happiness surveys. The city is not only on track to be carbon neutral by 2025, it is also designed to be livable and people-friendly. On your next trip to…