Category: McKelvie’s Cities

McKelvie’s Cities – Abu Dhabi

| January 3, 2016 | Reply
McKelvie’s Cities – Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi may not be the first name that trips off your lips when you think of a city break. But these days many people find themselves with that option for an Etihad Airways stopover and it’s one I would take having recently spent a few days there. The constant sunshine is, of course, a […]

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McKelvie’s Cities – Ljubljana

| January 3, 2016 | Reply
McKelvie’s Cities – Ljubljana

I’ve long had a soft spot for a seriously underrated city I first visited in 1992 as it emerged from its war of independence. Since writing the first English language guidebook for Ljubljana (for Bradt) I’ve been back regularly and write monthly updates for easyJet. For me the bijou Slovenian capital is a sort of […]

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McKelvie’s Cities – Newcastle

| January 3, 2016 | Reply
McKelvie’s Cities – Newcastle

Newcastle has come on quite a journey over the last few decades. Life has returned with a joyous Geordie bang to the banks of the River Tyne in the form of world class museums and cultural attractions. The nightlife remains justifiably legendary, but there is also a heightened level of sophistication that is reflected in […]

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McKelvie’s Cities – Venice

| January 3, 2016 | Reply
McKelvie’s Cities – Venice

Venice is unutterably unique, a fairytale city sprinkled across an archipelago of islands awash with history and perennially threatened with sinking beneath the waves altogether. I’ve been dozens of times and on this last visit really ‘did’ the Divine Republic in style. Here is how you can follow suit…. Friday Midday – Venice offers some […]

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