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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

Bogota

Bogota is the capital, commercial and cultural centre of Bolivia. The city is situated high up in a fertile upland valley at an altitude of 2600 m and was founded in 1538. The Plaza de Bolivar is the historic centre of the city with many fine buildings; the National assembly, presidential palace, supreme court and the 19th century classical cathedral. The modern business district has a high-rise skyline with many skyscrapers and glass towers. The Museo del Oro has 30,000 exhibits made of gold, most of which date back to pre-Columbian times.

The Grand Palace/The Royal Reception Hall

Sightseeing

The Grand Palace

Bangkok found in Thailand

The Grand Palace was the official residence of the kings of Siam. The royal reception halls are now used for ceremonial occasions such as coronations. The present building consists of four parts: the outer courtyard, the central courtyard, the interior courtyard and the Wat Phra Kaeo. The impressive interior contains the antique throne. The spacious reception area is built in a European style. Then there is the impressive Dusit Hall, it is perhaps one of the most beautiful architectural buildings. The museum displays information about the restoration of the Grand Palace.

Nightlife

Schiffsrestaurant Kahnaletto

Dresden found in Germany

This wonderful restaurant serves Italian dishes and specialities. People from the world of politics, business and culture have discovered this floating restaurant and many can seen dining here. The menu with its superb fish and meat specialities changes daily. A Dresden secret-tip is the bar in the interior of the ship serving great drinks and cocktails. Open daily 12.00-15.00h and 18.00-24.00h. The bar is open Tuesday to Sunday 18.00-01.00h.

Hotel - Bar

Hotels

Hotel Bécquer 4****

Seville found in Spain

Located in the heart of Seville and just 10 minutes away from various interesting attractions. Facilities include an English bar, a restaurant where you can eat typical Spanish tapas, a wellness center, and much more. Approximately 135 rooms, the hotel is equipped with flat screen TV, safes, air conditioning and minibar. Price category $$-$$$. Recommended.

Restaurants

"Rue des Bouchers"

Brussels found in Belgium

Here you will find many restaurants in the colourful medieval street. Tables and chairs are all set up on the streets and only a small narrow lane goes through the middle for visitors to pass through. There are many "tourist" restaurants to be found, but also many traditional restaurants.

Annual Events

Rosenmontag

Cologne found in Germany

On Carnival Monday a kilometer long colorful parade winds it way through the Cologne city center, known as The Rose Monday Parade, it is the largest in Germany. Approximately one million spectators will be lining the streets as more than 10,000 participants and 100 colourful floats make their way through the streets. It starts at 10:30 am at the Chlodwigplatz (subject to change) and has a total length of about seven kilometers. From the floats, 150 tons of sweets,700,000 chocolate bars, more than 220,000 boxes of pralines, over 300,000 Strüßjer (small flower bouquets), thousands of cloth dolls and other small gifts will be thrown to the public.

Entertainment

Zoo Palast

Berlin found in Germany

The new Zoo Palast cinema has ambiance of Elegance with style of the great movie theater with innovative technology and the comfort of modern Premium cinema. ...

Shopping

Mercat de la Boqueria or La Boqueria

Barcelona found in Spain

The market halls have an area of 2,583 m² and you can shop fresh fish, vegetables, fruits and many more. 

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

Barcelona Beach

Barcelona found in Spain

Water sports, sunbathing, swimming and much more at this beach. The man-made sandy beach of Barcelona is about 4 kilometers long. It starts at the Barceloneta district and is about 60 km with short interruptions,continues to Malgrat de Mar in the north. The beach is easily reached from Barcelona along its entire length with the metro and tram. Behind the beach is a palm-lined beach promenade which is very inviting for a stroll.