TripSavvy feature: 7 Reasons to Visit Riga, Latvia

Home to Europe’s biggest food market, its oldest zoo and its finest collection of art nouveau buildings, Riga is a city of little-known superlatives. Its compact center is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site packed full of architectural treasures and there’s plenty to explore on both sides of the river Daugava, including topnotch restaurants and buzzy creative quarters. Here are seven reasons to put this Baltic beauty on your bucket list.

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Four Seasons feature: Why You Need to Visit Europe This Holiday Season

Get into the festive spirit with a seasonal escape to some of Europe’s most enchanting cities, where traditional Christmas markets line the streets and the smell of mulled wine wafts through the air. Enjoy wintery walks and carriage rides along snow-dusted lanes before cosying up to hot chocolate and other sweet treats in a charming café. Here are six places to explore at this most wonderful time of year.

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TripSavvy feature: 8 of The Best Museum Shops in London

Museum shops offer so much more than magnets, bookmarks and novelty pens these days. They’re stores in their own rights, stocked with the kind of interesting finds that could fill a thousand Pinterest boards. We’ve browsed London’s best museum shops to give you the lowdown on where to shop for cool gifts, fun toys and iconic souvenirs. We won’t tell a soul if you skip the museum.

London Transport Museum Shop

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TripSavvy feature: The Best Thermal Baths in Budapest

Known as the ‘City of Baths’, Budapest sits on a fault line and its thermal baths are naturally fed by 120 hot springs. The city is home to an impressive selection of thermal baths, many of which date to the 16th century. We’ve rounded up the best of the bunch including a sprawling neo-baroque palace, a rooftop pool overlooking the Danube and an ancient Ottoman bathing house that’s open until 4 a.m. every Friday and Saturday.

People in the outdoor swimming pools of the Széchenyi Thermal Bath or Széchenyi-gyógyfürd?, Neo-Baroque style, the largest medicinal bath in Europe.
People in the outdoor swimming pools of the Széchenyi Thermal Bath, the largest medicinal bath in Europe.
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TripSavvy feature: The Michelin-Starred Meals You Can Afford in London

It may be one of the world’s most expensive cities, but many of London’s Michelin-starred restaurants are surprisingly affordable, especially if you take advantage of set menu lunch deals and early bird dining offers. If you’re flexible with your time and can dine midweek, you could make substantial savings at the city’s finest restaurants. Read on for our tips on where to book a table if your appetite is healthier than your bank balance. All 7 restaurants below offer multi-course meals for less than £30 a head.

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