Denizens of this urbane city have been trying to convince outsiders of its quirkiness for years. Well, we say… convince no more! With trendy cocktail bars, rum and rib shacks and even a bar designed like a pharmacy; Manchester is staking its claim to be the UK’s capital of cool.
Looking to tear down the German stereotype, quintessentially cool Berlin is high up on The Leisure Lounge’s recommendations for a European getaway. Dip into this cultural guide to one of the continent’s most thriving cities.
Gaze at Gaudi’s architecture, ramble down Las Ramblas or revel in Raval. From upbeat districts to urban haunts see a hip side to Barcelona that is only bested by its glorious beaches.