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 ...
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 ...
The capital of Oman, a trip to Muscat reveals a beautifully historic world, with architecture to be admired, busy souks to explore and cultural hotspots around every corner. You will find yourself transported to a scene like no other while staying in the city.
Here we take a look at the top things to do and see in Muscat. Read on and be inspired.
Located next to the Arabian Sea, this coastal city is often considered to be a stunning contrast to some of the more modern cities that can be found nearby. It is actually made up of three towns, Muscat, Matrah and Ruwi, and is home to magnificent royal palaces, a long beach and lots of opportunity for exploring on foot.
Venice is a city unlike any other. With seemingly endless waterways and canals, architecture that would take months, maybe even years, to fully explore and appreciate, and an enviable arts scene, Venice holds its status as a cultural haven for a reason.
A hugely popular destination for visitors from all over the world, it is not a surprise to learn that Venice is home to many shops, however, many guests might find it pleasing to discover the quality of retail therapy that is on offer in this small, almost floating city.
There is no denying that the Italians truly understand style - and that is precisely what is on offer in Venice, too. Head down the glorious cobbled ...
The Baltic Coast is a popular holiday destination for European and international visitors alike. Although it may not have the sunny weather of the southern side of Europe, the locations here are just as exciting.
Combining stunning coastal landscape and breathtaking views of city life, there is a huge amount to do on a visit to this corner of the globe. However you are planning to travel, there is so much to see in both rural and urban areas of this coastline, and that is what we are going to explore here. Take a look at our recommendations for visiting the beautiful Baltic Coast by city below. You never know what you might discover!
Sitting on the coast in the north of Poland ...
The meeting point of diverse continents, empires and people for countless millennia, Istanbul is an atmospheric melting pot that rewards those who love to wander. Whether you are taking a stroll down the pretty, terraced alleys; negotiating a bargain in one of the many souks; or taking in the long list of sights and landmarks across the capital, it makes a fantastic city break destination.
From Byzantium, to Constantinople, then Istanbul, the city has an unparalleled history. Founded in 660 BCE, the metropolis was the seat of the Roman Byzantine, then the Ottoman Empire, and today is the capital of modern Turkey. Through the years it was a key stop on the Silk Road and ...
Ornate, laid-back and filled with cheer, Budapest is a fantastic city break destination, offering sights, tastes and experiences as exciting and diverse as its rival European capital cities.
Straddling the Danube, the famous Hungarian destination is regularly listed as one of the most liveable places in Eastern Europe, and has lots to offer, from relaxing riverside bars to beautiful architecture. Grand, luxurious hotels like Kempinski Hotel Corvinus are right in the centre of the city too – perfect for travellers looking to enjoy a short stay. For additional information on sightseeing, please click here.
Here is everything you need to know about getting the most out of a city break to ...
When you think of traditional Germany, Bavaria is likely to be the first place that comes to mind. This culture-filled south-eastern corner of Germany is a captivating place for a week away if you are the type of person who enjoys rich culture, tradition and stunning natural surroundings, and one of the best ways to enjoy a tour of the free state is to divide your trip between the grand city of Munich and the beautiful alpine surroundings of Berchtesgaden.
Here’s how to get the most out of these two classic German locations – how to get there, what to see, where to eat, and where to stay.
Munich – a cultural hub
Arriving at Munich International Airport, Memmingen Airport or via train ...
Setting the imagination free, and enabling many to escape to a completely different world, reading is one of life's greatest joys. And for those who adore literature, there is nothing quite as magical as visiting the location your favourite book was set in, or heading into the café where an admired author began their first novel.
Whether you are a lover of Dickens, a fan of Tolstoy or a dedicated reader of Frost, you are sure to be captivated by our top five cities for lovers of literature. Take a look, and don't forget to add them to your bucket list!
England's capital, London, is a true haven for those who love literature. Not only has the city been called home by some of ...
As October draws to an end, people all around the world are preparing for Halloween. Known as All Hallows' Eve and All Saints' Eve to some, this celebration of the dead is observed across the world on October 31st of every year.
The history of Halloween
The true origin of Halloween is largely debated, and while it has become somewhat of a commercialised event, it was once known in the Christian calendar for marking the evening before All Hallows' Day (a feast held in the honour of all saints).
Many people believe multiple Halloween traditions also have pagan roots, inspired by Celtic harvest festivals like Samhain. Samhain was always celebrated on October 31st, marking the start of ...