Some would tell you, visiting St Petersburg it's like taking a cultural spa vacation. And indeed, built in 1703 by Tsar Peter the Great, this city of amazing palaces, magnificant parks, winding canals and over 800 bridges crossing them, centuries later still looks impressive, a bit shabby, but chic - and it still feels every bit the imperial capital.
Cordoba, capital of Córdoba province nested in a vast valley and surrounded by mountains, is located at the northern tip of a triangle between Santiago, Chile and Buenos Aires. Designed in the colonial and modern style mix, it hides plenty of eye-catching sites and a surprise for the welcome visitor.
Where do you find a great surfing waves and a bunch of royal families, all in one place? Some would say Hawaii but Hawaii islands are too distant for noble heads, so they all head to Biarritz, a French town with great history and even greater surf & fun atmosphere.
This city hosts some of the world's biggest and tallest structures but until recently had no street names. Its metro is the longest rail network in the world running without drivers. It has one airport with three terminals. Every terminal is large enough to be a separate airport on its own. Crime rate, virtually zero. City: Dubai.
Year-end celebrators who are looking for an accommodation in Miami to spend New Year's Eve will encounter drastically higher rates than usual. Hotels in the popular Florida resort city are raising their rates by up to 491%, according to a new survey from MiamiHotels.org.
There is an Olympic city, a city under strong old European influence and modern American architecture at the same time, where you can visit the largest underground complex in the world and explore its 500km of bike routes and paths. Interested? Bienvenue a Montreal in the Canadian province of Quebec.
If you like sports and art come with us Down Under to visit Melbourne, the capital and most populous city in the state of Victoria in Australia and the only city in the world to host both a Formula One Grand Prix and a tennis Grand Slam tournament, and one of the most famous horse races in the world, The Melbourne Cup.