Our City Guides showcase a curated selection of places to stay, eat, shop and visit in each of the destinations we travel to. We focus on local businesses and slow tourism, and we hope our City Guides can be used as a starting point to plan your own itineraries.
A place of contrasts, where grit and beauty can be found just around every corner. If you’re looking for a city with an edge, a multicultural population and surrounded by nature, then Marseille is your destination.
Exploring Antwerp with Locals
We returned to Antwerp to explore the city in more detail and discover all the new spots with the help of furniture designer Axelle Vertommen, flower stylist Loes van Look and bag designer Lies Mertens.
Exploring Ghent with Locals
The beautiful historical centre, the peaceful canals, the contrast between old and modern architecture, the bustling cultural scene… we asked local creatives Joëlle Dubois and Charlotte Everaert to show us around their favourite places in Ghent.
Porto has recently become a popular destination for those wanting to slow down and discover a city where traditional Portuguese culture meets innovation and the latest trends, but in a much more relaxed and laid-back atmosphere than in other larger European cities.
Gothenburg’s streets and neighbourhoods are filled with art, architectural contrasts, nature and history. From the impressive clothing and interiors stores in the city centre to the galleries and eateries in the west, there’s always something for the creative traveller in Gothenburg.
A constantly evolving city, Berlin has become one of our favourite destinations for a short break away. From the food scene in Kreuzberg to the shopping offer in Mitte, Berlin has something for everyone.
Often described as the place where East meets West, Helsinki is a city of architectural contrasts, warm people and vibrant culture. Go for a walk around the Design District, enjoy the delicious local delicacies and give the traditional Finnish sauna a try – the possibilities are endless!
Spend a few days in Copenhagen and you will see why the city usually tops the lists of the best places to live in. Bikes, historic buildings, cool cafés, parks, trendy people and even more bikes, Copenhagen is the perfect destination for a weekend away.