Tag Archives: Europe

5 Up-and-Coming Parisian Neighbourhoods

Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world, but if you’ve seen the Eiffel Tower and want to escape the tourist hoards, there are plenty of little-known neighbourhoods offering an authentic local experience. The best part: They’re easily accessible from the city’s main sites...

Gatwick: Off to the Races

When most people hear the name Gatwick, they automatically think of Gatwick Airport. But Gatwick has a lot more to offer visitors than just a way in and out of the UK. It has some great hotels nearby such as Copthorne Hotel London Gatwick and Copthorne Hotel...

Whisky Distilleries: Checking Out the Aberdeen Scene

Scotland is a whisky lover’s mecca, with distilleries dotting the country and tempting travellers with tastings and tours. Aberdeen’s surrounding Aberdeenshire is no exception. Here, we highlight a fivesome of favourites worth stopping by between Scottish castle-hopping for a wee dram. Each of these distilleries is within...

Springtime is For Romance

It may be a cliché but springtime and romance often go together like peanut butter and jam. Spring is the time for new life and new beginnings, so it’s perfect for blossoming a new romance or recommitting to the love of your life. If you’re thinking about...

The Insider’s Guide to Hyde Park

Just a five-minute walk from Millennium Hotel London Knightsbridge, Hyde Park is an oasis of green in one of the world’s busiest cities. Once you’ve ticked off the essential London attractions and braved the crowds at Harrods, Hyde Park is a great place to relax and unwind towards the end of your trip....

Exploring Exhibition Road’s magnificent museums

No visit to London is ever complete without an amble down this thoroughfare lined with three famous museums and other Victorian institutions. If you’re staying at the swish Millennium Gloucester Hotel London Kensington, this puts you just 10 minutes from the hallowed halls of Exhibition Road. First developed following the...

Parisian entertainment houses: A guide to Opéra

The culturally rich city of Paris is brought to life through its historical architecture, music, performance and cuisine. Millennium Hotel Paris Opéra, historic in itself as it was built in 1927 and uniquely combines Belle Epoque, Beaux Arts and Art Deco styles, is walking distance from several...

Posh it out at Chelsea Harbour

The Chelsea Harbour Hotel is a superbly situated all-suite hotel in London’s Chelsea, putting you right on the doorstep of some of the city’s most exclusive shops, restaurants and activities. Here’s what not to miss while you’re visiting. Cheer on your team Chelsea goes with football like...

Embark on a fashion pilgrimage along Via Condotti

Immerse yourself in a virtual Vogue with a walk along Rome’s famous shopping street, passing lavish boutiques and splurge-worthy stores from some of the country’s most prestigious fashion houses. From the Colosseum to the Trevi Fountain, Rome is not short on big-ticket tourist attractions. But when it...

World’s most underwhelming UNESCO sites

If you’re planning to visit some of the earthly wonders on the UNESCO World Heritage List, we’ve sieved out a couple that might be worth skipping. The UNESCO’s World Heritage List is a carefully curated, highly regarded list of the world’s most respected cultural and natural treasures....

Do You Know Our Famous Neighbours?

Around the globe, Millennium Hotels and Resorts is fortunate enough to call some world-renowned places our neighbours. On your next trip, make sure you call in on these famous spots to see why they live up to the hype. Millennium and Copthorne Hotels at Chelsea Football Club...

Most Charming Bookstores in Paris

If you have a lust for literature, the romantic city of Paris will take your breath away with its many eclectic and bohemian independent bookstores filled with antique tomes, magazines and comics. With the idyllic and centrally located Millennium Hotel Paris Opera as your base, scour the...

Five treks to put on your bucket list

The world offers some amazing experiences, landscapes and views best experienced on a rewarding trek. Using well-located luxury hotels as your base can provide the perfect end to any day’s hiking. Here are five awe-inspiring treks worldwide for you to consider. Petra, Jordan When the desert temperatures...

Quiz: Where Should You Go For Christmas?

Don’t have any plans for Christmas yet? Take our fun, festive quiz and let us recommend a destination to suit your seasonal style.  1. When someone says ‘Christmas’, your first thought is: A) Father Christmas, fairy lights, ice skating, roaring log fires and the smell of cinnamon...