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My City Tips allows you quick access to a wealth of information about the largest and most interesting cities and countries around the world. We are a reliable open source guide offering information and tips on cities, written by our members and based on their experiences. You can benefit from their tips and  advice on a range of topics from lifestyle and shopping through to sightseeing, family fun, hotels and restaurants, all inspired by travel.  Our country section features all the relevant information on foreign exchange, internet services, useful phrases, transport and more. Feel free to join My City Tips. Add your own experiences and tips to inspire travel and explore the world.

City Example

Gothenburg

Gothenburg is Sweden´s second largest city. The Old Town has  a wonderful atmosphere and is lined with canals. The city has wide boulevards, wonderful street cafés and many historical buildings. Gothenburg has a dynamic cultural scene, superb museums and a modern opera house, the Goteborgsoperan, built in an industrial architectural style. The Maritima Centre is the world´s largest maritime museum. The heart of the city beats on the Kungsportsavenyn, a wonderful avenue filled with bars, cafés and restaurants.

Sightseeing

The Sherlock Holmes Museum

London found in United Kingdom

The Sherlock Holmes Museum is privately owned and was opened on March 27, 1990. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson lived in the house from about 1881 to 1904, according to Arthur Conan Doyle. On the first floor is a replica of the famous original office and work room which Dr. Watson and Sherlock Holmes shared for almost 25 years and which has been designed according to the detective stories. The bedroom of Sherlock Holmes is said to have been next door to it, and Dr.Watsons bedroom was situated over the back yard, on the second floor of the house next to the Mrs Hudson. Both rooms are open as exhibits. On the third floor you can see scenes re-created from various Sherlock Holmes novels. There is a puppet from Professor Moriarty, and a diorama of the Hound of the Baskervilles.

Nightlife

St Yves Beach Club

Cape Town found in South Africa

Partying at St. Yves Beach Club makes for a great vibrant night out in the beautifull coastal village of Camps Bay. With an opulent interior, St. Yves Beach Club is one of the many exclusive party hotspots in Camps Bay. The bar is great and offers good drinks and a place to chill, relax and enjoy the sultry house music in the background. This beach-front club is very popular during the summer months, but closes its doors during the winter.

Hotels

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge 4****

London found in United Kingdom

Modern hotel centrally located on the south bank of the Thames with beautiful views of the Palace of Westminster. The London Eye is approximately a 10 minutes walk from the hotel. The hotel has a brasserie, bar, patisserie, spa pool and gym. The 1021 beautiful rooms and studios have cable TV and wireless internet. The studios have a separate living room with sofa bed and kitchenette, ideal for families and super location. $$$

Restaurants

Sirocco Restaurant

Bangkok found in Thailand

Fine Mediterranean cuisine high above the clouds. The world's highest al fresco restaurant and one of the hottest restaurants in Bangkok is situated in the hotel of The Dome at State Tower on the 63rd floor. There are breathtaking views of Bangkok and the Chao Phraya River. Enjoy the ambience on a large deck in the middle of the sky with Mediterranean dishes. Live jazz music with singers providing the perfect backdrop for a memorable evening.

Annual Events

King's Day

Amsterdam found in Netherlands

Best for street parties and letting your hair down. Everyone dons something orange and enjoys the wonderful outdoor entertainment with music, folk dancing and street theatre everywhere. Thousands of people celebrate the day on the canals of Amsterdam on their boats.

Entertainment

Thames Speed Boat Experience

London found in United Kingdom

Enjoy the wonderful sights of London from the Thames river with Rib Boats. The "Thames Rib Experience" has three high powered boats, complete with PA systems, and most importantly, all the safety certificates and equipment. The guides on the boats are very knowledgeable and can show you the top sights of London from a very different aspect. In 50 to 75 minutes you can see more of the city than the conventional tours. The maximun passengers on a boat is limited to 12 so that you get only the best.

Shopping

La Campana and the pedestrian streets of Tetuán and Sierpes

Seville found in Spain

Seville offers great shopping opportunities and has a great range of goods to choose from. Leather goods, art and craft, presents and clothes to mention but a few. The shopping districts are lively and vibrant. The historical centre of La Campana and the pedestrian streets of Tetuán and Sierpes one can find traditional wares such as Spanish guitars, flamenco dresses, and traditional clothing,ceramics and Spanish fans. One can also find great modern boutiques for the latest fashion articles like shoes, handbags etc. The district of Nervión near Santa Justa has modern shopping centres. For modern boutiques the area Los Remedios on the other side of the river next to Triana is the best option... enjoy shopping

Dessert Recipes

Classic Cheese cake

Hamburg found in Germany

Mix all the ingredients for the dough together. First the butter and sugar and then add the rest to it. Put the mixture into a cake form. For the filling, mix all the ingredients together well with an electric mixer, then fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Spread the mix on top of the dough and place for 1 hour in a preheated oven for baking. (200°C/400°F / Gas 4-5). Easier and faster it cant get.

Highlights

Streets of Edinburgh

Edinburgh found in Scotland

romantic old style streets