You can't create an iconic drink, but some drinks say it all about a city.
However you like your hotels, the upcoming year is sure to please, with architectural acrobatics, spectacular renovations and innovative technologies colluding to produce some fantastic new accommodation offerings.
We'd like to divide our six nights in Europe between two cities, with a rail trip in between.
It's been 20 years since the first fast train sped through the Channel Tunnel, changing travel between the UK and Europe forever.
The renovation of the Musée Picasso Paris has been the French cultural melodrama of 2014.
Believe it or not, Paris is a great city for kids.
A new glass floor at the Eiffel Tower has transformed the tower's often over-looked first level into a tourist magnet.
The easiest way to get there is not from Paris but rather from Calais.
Charming and enchanting, Europe's city of fashion, art, culture and romance is a favourite for many, many times over. From haute cuisine to haute couture, Paris seduces with its museums of masterpieces, its tantalising political history, its chic cafes and aroma of sophistication. Home to some of the most famous past and present, this city is the epicentre of style, taste and the 'nouveau'.