Full of charm, modern delights and culture, Dubai and Abu Dhabi have a lot to offer. They are both popular destinations for those looking for something luxurious from their travels, but did you know they also have a few hidden gems that should be explored too? Read on to find out more.
Contrasting Dubai and Abu Dhabi
Dubai is well-known for being full of glitz and glamour, which is why accompanying your trip here with a visit to Abu Dhabi can be a welcome respite from its busy atmosphere.
Though contrasting in feel, the two destinations are equally as special, with Dubai offering grandeur in the form of its architecture, nightlife, opportunities for shopping and even a go at indoor skiing ...
Made up of a rich tapestry of history, Havana is a city is full of contrasts. Spanish colonial buildings sit side-by-side with Art Deco structures, while influences from Cuba’s past with both the US and the USSR decorate the city. It feels like something of a jigsaw puzzle with a thousand distinct pieces falling into one - a beautiful one.
Equal parts romantic and lively, Havana is full of exciting finds and a holds a number surprises for visitors. Here are a few places to start your adventure in the City of Columns.
Walking around Havana can feel like stepping into a bygone era, due to the common sight of old cars, notably 1950s American classics. But this nostalgic feature isn’...
Located in the glistening Mediterranean Sea, south of the Italian island of Sicily, Malta has a lot to offer.
With more than 300 sunny days a year, picturesque beaches, some of the cleanest waters in Europe and 7,000 years of fascinating history, whatever you enjoy doing during your travels, you will find something to suit here.
Below we reveal four of Malta’s best-loved attractions. So read on and get ready to be inspired.
Comino and the Blue Lagoon
If you are looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, then Comino is the place to go. Measuring just 3.5 square kilometres, this remote island is located between Malta and Gozo and is home to just three residents and one ...
With its golden sands, untouched rural landscapes, thriving modern cities and a unique history, it is no surprise Andalusia attracts visitors from all over the world every single year. Blessed with sunshine and scorching summer temperatures, having an amazing time here is easy.
One of the hottest regions in Spain, Andalusia's inland cities like Seville and Córdoba have been known to experience some of the highest temperatures in Europe, often reaching 36°C in summer. Ideal for sunseekers, the region is home to some of Spain's most stunning beaches from Playa del Cristo to Maro along the Costa del Sol.
A region of contrasts, Andalusia offers both the old and new ...
In recent years, Germany has always been a popular travel destination due to the continual growth of its capital and largest city, Berlin.
There is a lot more to Germany than you may at first think – with multiple regional identities there is something to meet all expectations and tastes, whether that’s breath-taking architecture and beautiful scenery, seasonal festivals and nightlife, or even just the delicious food and beer.
Trying to visit all of Germany in one trip would require long hours on the road or railways. Here we detail our recommended route to sample as much of what Germany has to offer as possible, without compromising on comfort.
Hamburg - Port of History
Known as the ...
Looking for a summer getaway? You're definitely not alone. Here at Kempinski we believe everyone deserves to relax, sit back and feel the sand in their toes and the cool sea breeze in their hair. With five-star hotels based in some of the most beautiful destinations in the world, we're here to make your next trip abroad as incredible as possible.
Here are some of the must-visit destinations we think travellers should head to this year.
Filled with glorious golden beaches, serene blue waters and luxurious bars and restaurants, relaxation is easy in Estepona and the surrounding areas. This beautiful part of Spain attracts thousands of visitors every year, and for good ...
From sparkling seas to captivating deserts, Jordan has so much to offer. A place where ancient ruins sit comfortably among modern skyscrapers, the nation has a beautiful and rich history, while also looking ahead to the future.
Jordan is a welcoming country with timeless allure, and filled with centuries of culture, religion and hospitality. Here we look at just four of the nation’s amazing locations, truly the jewels of Jordan.
Mostly a creation of the 20th century, capital city Amman’s architecture is relatively young compared to older Jordanian locations like Jerash or Madaba, but what it lacks in age, it more than makes up for in culture.
Filled with coffee houses ...
Choosing an interesting venue for a business meeting or conference is a guaranteed way to impress clients, partners and employees alike.
If you are looking for an inspiring meeting venue outside of your city or country’s capital, why not try one of these five exciting destinations for your next business meeting?
Sat 1,000m high in the Bavarian Alps, Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden offers panoramic mountain views which will impress even the most well-travelled guests.
The hotel offers six rooms available for business hire, seating between 12 and 200 people, with the option of six different room set ups, making it perfect for everything from small board meetings to ...
China is a mesmerising blend of history and beauty, yet it is a country not widely explored by international visitors. Many travellers will visit the country’s two major cities, the bustling, traditional Beijing and its modern, cosmopolitan sister Shanghai, but miss out on the rest of what the nation has to offer.
For China has an incredible array of natural beauty and ancient treasures which can only truly be appreciated by leaving the main urban centres behind. To experience the real China, you need to take the time to explore beyond the popular tourist destinations. Here we detail our recommended route, taking in the many different sides of this fascinating Asian country.
The capital of Hungary, Budapest is known for many things. From the Opera House to the River Danube and Chain Bridge, there’s plenty to catch the eye of avid travellers. But one thing you may not be immediately familiar with is the cuisine of this beautiful city. Here we explore some best places to find a light bite, dine out, and indulge in during your stay.
Find light a bite
For quick food when on the go, check out Budapest’s Central Market Hall. While the very building itself is sure to impress, you will also notice the huge array of stalls here, selling everything from fresh fish, sausages and cheeses to clothes, souvenirs and other crafts. While there are sometimes dishes from other ...