Where do you turn when the most popular travel sources are blatantly unreliable? We look at where the biggest issues are, and how to fix them.
At Plum Guide we've built a collection of only the finest homes in each city, and our expert MatchMaking team can help guide you to the perfect stay
Where do you turn when the most popular travel sources are blatantly unreliable? We look at where the biggest issues are, and how to fix them.
If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere, sang Ol' Blue Eyes, so we've compiled the ultimate guide to help you on your way to making it
Enjoy our guide to the best neighbourhoods and areas in Milan
Rome is a city of life, where each separate part of its history comes together to create a truly eternal city.
First time visitor to Los Angeles? Read on to find out about the best places for you to stay
When it comes to making the most of a day to spend in London, we've got you covered
France, and in particular Paris, has a very relaxed attitude to animals so when you're out and about around the city, you'll see plenty of four-legged friends.
The 16th is a bustling district, and home to the Maison de la Radio - read on to find out all you need to know about staying in this cultural hub.
July is the perfect month to explore London's outdoor lifestyle - activities from open-air events to festivals and al fresco dining galore!
Love is always in the air in Paris, but it's never more poignant than it is in February, the month that lovers flock to the beating heart of Europe.
Tis the season to be jolly and when visiting Paris during December, you're going to have just a little extra dose of Christmas magic to see you through
From love nests in the city centre, to the joy of London’s leafy suburbs, if you’re looking for a romantic airbnb in London, we’ve got you covered
Plenty of space (inside and out?) Check! Variety of entertainment? Check! Beautiful areas within walking distance? (You guessed it) Check!
Looking for where to stay and how to get around the 9th? Look no further.
Whether you're a fan of arts & culture, live music, or sports, Paris in June has plenty to keep you busy
From museums & galleries to seasonal free programmes, Paris has plenty to offer tourists and visitors who are looking for a cost-effective vacation
Prepare to get gloriously lost in the vast food halls and perfumed corridors of these much loved London stores.
A guide to what's on in London in September - from the festivals, to the best places to stay
Here's our lowdown on living like a local in the 15th Arrondissement
Whether you're visiting the city for work or play, a decent night's sleep in a luxury environment is essential
Opulent furnishings, grand gestures, and a certain je ne sais quoi makes Paris' finer hotels hard to beat
Check out our recommendations for things to do and the best places to stay near the O2 Arena.
The best way to spend 24 hours in the French Capital (& some options if you decide to extend your stay)
Whatever your sport of choice is, we've put the thought into what to see and where to stay while you're in London
Springtime in London is a great time for getting out and enjoying the fresher weather among the uniquely London sights and sounds
Of course, a visit to the City of Lights at any time of the year is wonderful, but spring in Paris is pure magic
Paris in October is even more of an artistic haven than it is the rest of the year. Art lovers, this month belongs to you.
With spring in full bloom, London’s a great place to visit in May.
We've put the work into making sure you get to see the best of London, without feeling like you're being totally rushed the whole time.
Everything you need to know to spend your time in the 19th Arrondissement living like a local
Looking to know what to do with a week in the French capital? Read on for more.
When it comes to starting a New Year, is there a better place to do it than London? (Definitely not)
London is a city of levels, and there is no better place to go on a sunny day are one of London's many rooftops - either to eat, drink or sleep
Winter in Paris is a beautiful time, but there's so many things to see and do - luckily we've got the skinny on what you can't afford to miss
The often overlooked République-Oberkampf area in the 11th arrondissement is an extremely vibrant and social part of Paris
Home to Emirates Stadium, Arsenal is a much beloved part of the city, and we've got the ultimate guide to make you feel at home
Get the lowdown right here on what to do and where to stay if you're planning a visit to London in November.
While you could be forgiven for finding this a little ghoulish, remember: cemeteries are forever, not just for Halloween!
London is the capital of England, but there's so much more to see. If time is short, here are a few day trip options for you to enjoy!
Work up a thirst with our guide to some of our favourite drinking establishments in the city
Victoria is most well known as the home of the bustling train and coach stations, but the surrounding area has a lot more to offer.
Are you coming to London for a show, or just looking to catch an up and coming artist while you stay here? We've got you covered, no matter what.
Paris in September is the month of fashion in Paris. Fashionistas, photographers, models - this one is for you.
There are pockets of neighbourhoods around London that attract the LGBT+ crowd, and we've got the lowdown for you here.
The Ultimate Plum guide to Paris on a Budget
Make the most of Paris' legendary January sales with our tips and tricks for enjoying Paris in January
Wrap up warm and prepare to be intoxicated by the sights, lights and sounds that is Paris at Christmas with our must-do List
From Edith Piaf to Jim Morrison, Paris' cemeteries have some of the most famous residents in history
Paris in the spring time is everything you've heard about and more - it's the perfect time of year for a memorable stay
We'll help you work out your underground from your overground, and your buses from your boats. Yep, you can use your Oyster card on all of them.
WImbledon is synonymous with tennis, but there's more to this leafy borough than meets the eye
Travelling with a four-legged friend doesn’t have to be difficult, and we've got 8 stunning apartments for you to consider
If you want to see all of the sights, you need to know how to get there: we've got you covered
If holidaying with your pets is vital,
Known as the Iron Lady, the Eiffel Tower is a tourist hot spot for good reason. We've compiled everything you need to know before you go.
When it comes to being a tourist in Paris, there are a lot of different visitor options - but which one is worth it for you?
Marylebone is a trendy residential neighborhood in Central London that immerses visitors and residents alike in a quintessentially British atmosphere.
We've pulled together some of the best hotels near London's must-see attractions - and some Plum alternatives to go with!
London, in particular, has a thriving Indian restaurant scene, in addition to eateries specializing in Pakistani, Bangladeshi, and Sri Lankan dishes.
Whether it's your reason for coming, or you just want to catch a show while you're here, we've covered all eventualities.
October is here in London and the time is right for spooking in the streets.
From money to the Métro, we've got all the information you might need to live like a local in Paris.
Serviced apartments are the modern type of accommodation that means you can travel without breaking the bank
Whether you’re a culture vulture or just love a spot of retail therapy, there’s a corner of the West End waiting to be discovered.
The Ultimate Packing Guide for London (And the London Weather)
Some of the best places to go in London don’t cost a thing. No really.
Known primarily as being the colourful gay district of Paris, the Marais is the oldest section of the city and is spread across the 3rd and 4th arrondissements.
Read on to find out how we like to spend March in London
Find out more about the most plush Plum-approved places to stay with our list of the top 8 luxury Airbnbs in London.
When it comes to a romantic stay, we've found you the perfect apartments, the perfect places to eat, and the things to see. All you need to do is bring l'amour.
In Paris in May the blossom is in full bloom and the arrondissements are alive with the sound of music festivals. Ooh, la la!
Visiting London with your family, you’ll never be short of things to do and places to see.
London has embraced the technological innovation, and is a city that now runs on apps. Here's a rundown of the ones you shouldn't even try to live without.
So, slather on the sunscreen, lace up those kicks and be sure to bring along your bathing suit because July in Paris is all about partying en pleine air.
Outdoor cinemas, the Gay Games, and music festivals galore. Life in Paris in August is decidedly la vie en rose.
Our neighbourhood guide for Twickenham will give you plenty to see and do, and we've even curated a few places to rest your head at the end of a long day
Wrap up well and come on a wander with us as we explore London through the lens of December.
A guide to the best August festivals that take place in London in August
Here’s a look at where to go and places to stay during your March trip.
Read on to discover a little more about what’s happening in Wembley and our list of favourite stays nearby.
Anyone who knows anything about London, will know tFrom quirky eateries to vibey bars & amazing shopping, it’s got it all.
When navigating a city as diverse as London it makes sense to listen to the experts and follow in well-worn footsteps of an organised walking tour.
The perfect spot for a proposal, honeymoon or simply a romantic getaway, we’ve crafted a guide to help you discover the very most romantic places to stay.
With our guide, you'll spend less time on Citymapper and Le Fooding, and more on the fruits of their labour.
One of the most exciting, beautiful cities in the world, London has so much to see and do. Make sure you're ready for it.
Are you ready to eat your heart out? Good. Follow our guide to find out where.
Home to some of the world’s most prestigious restaurants, authentic brasseries and charming cafés, here is the ultimate list of the best restaurants in Paris.
For first time visitors to Paris, deciding where to stay can be daunting. Here are some beginner tips for picking that perfect-for-you arrondissement.
Here’s a guide to both Paris airports with all the essential information you need.
Read on to discover some of the most exciting events to celebrate in London in February, and some of our favourite stays nearby:
We've taken all our knowledge to offer you three 3-day itineraries to see London - you'll need a holiday by the time you're done!
If you want to live like a local, the only way to do it is to rent an apartment and see the city your way. We've taken the guesswork out of finding a place.
From the locks to the parks, the sprawling expanse of Hampstead to the new renovations at Granary Square, Camden is the biggest borough of London.
When you’re coming it comes to travelling with the whole family, where you stay in a city is just as important as the hotel you stay in.
Whether you’re drawn to the Place Pigalle or hoping to visit Sacré-Cœur - Paris’ church on the hill - Montmartre has plenty to offer the curious traveller.
Check out our guide for the best accommodation near Stamford Bridge and other things to do in the area.
Southbank London and Waterloo encompass some of the loveliest sites and interesting things to see and do.
The capital’s rich art scene is one of the reasons why so many visitors flock here every year, and we’ve compiled the definitive list of London’s best galleries
North London has turned into a vibrant microcosm of the city - the home of business start ups and independent stores, and a wealth of stunning parkland.
All capital cities carry an element of risk, but when it comes to staying safe, we've got the best neighbourhoods and some tips for you.
With so many museums to choose from, it can be tricky to prioritise what you should see. Enter the Plum Guide’s round-up of the best museums in Paris.
With so many markets, each with so much to offer, it can be tough to decide where to go and when. Lucky for you, that’s why we’re here.
They say that it’s always a good time for Paris and the truth is that the city does have lots to offer all year-round.
When it comes to East London, Hackney has a reputation for art, independent shops, and a more urban way of life.
These are the best spots in London to enjoy the most indulgent and unique afternoon teas in London.
From stunning natural green spaces to pristine, cultivated gardens, we’ve compiled a guide to the very crème de la crème of Paris’ parks.
To call London one city is a little bit misleading. Rather, it’s a great selection of smaller cities that are joined together by fantastic public transport.
Paris is one of the most popular destinations on the planet. In between the famous tourist spots and photo ops hides another side to the French capital.
The very beating heart of London, Westminster has some of London’s most famous landmarks, so enjoy losing yourslef in the city
Prepare to be made very very hungry as we take you on a tour of French pastries and French patisseries.
If you're looking into visiting Paris for the first time, don't fret! We've got you covered by providing a brief and handy guide to every district in la Ville .
When it comes to art few cities in the world have as much to offer as Paris, but the choices can be overwhelming. If only someone had done the research for you.
A curated guide to shopping areas, stores, and markets, and suggestions for the best places to lay your head (and your shopping bags) at the end of the day.
East London today is proof of the glorious melting pot that the capital has become. From hipster cafés to slick city bars, there's something for everyone.
When it comes to spending your time wisely, London can be a challenge - luckily we've done the legwork for you, enjoy this ultimate itinerary
Enjoy this curated guide to the best of the book shops in London
Paris is home to shopping of all kinds - take a look at our run down of our favourites malls.
Whether you're looking for an atelier, the best of independent stores or a speedy read on the various flea markets, we’ve done the research for you.
Part of the joy of a homestay is getting to know a city beyond the obvious delights - here we've curated a few of our favourite, less-known tourist spots.
From the Moulin Rouge to the city’s botanical gardens, we’ve compiled the definitive list of things to do when visiting Paris.
When you're looking for a place to stay in London that's as unique as you are, a boutique hotel might be exactly what you need, but there are alternatives.
For a trip that's as memorable for the kids (as well as the kids at heart), read on for our guide to Paris neighbourhoods
If you're coming to London for the first time with kids, we've taken the guesswork out of where you should stay
Art world insider Georgia Spray explains how to navigate London's exciting art scene
Peruse our list of lovingly chosen homes in Soho to ensure that London is a lover you won’t fast forget.
Boasting one of the most prestigious postcodes in the UK, live the luxurious life of a local in one of our lovingly curated Chelsea homes.SW3 is the place to be
Let the Plum Guide help you out with some great advice on where’s best to stay in London,this way you’ll be stepping into the New Year with a smile on your face
There's always more to see in London, but a trip out of the city for a few days is well worth it. We share our favourite weekend trips for culture vultures.
Thinking of staying in Covent Garden? Check out Plum's guide to the best luxury vacation rentals and apartments in the heart of London's Covent Garden.
The good old English fry up is ubiquitous, but London has some brilliant healthy eating breakfast and brunch spots if you know where to look.
Thinking about staying in London's Kensington neighbourhood, but unsure if it's the area for you? Here's everything you need to know about the Royal Borough.
Whether its fancy dress cocktail parties in the city’s most prestigious museums or midnight walks in search of Jack the ripper, London after dark has it all.
You can quite literally have all four seasons in one day in England, so packing for a trip to the UK comes with its own challenges.
Nature lovers might despair that a trip to London means confinement to a concrete jungle. But the city is full of pockets of green, if you know where to look...
During your trip to visit London why not embrace its quirkiness and opt to stay in an unusual home? Here's The Plum Guide Top 5 pick.
Struggling to find a unique holiday home for rent in London that’s also great value? These holiday homes are so cool that you might never want to leave. Sorry.
Prepare to be wowed. If these homes don’t make you want to pack your bags and leave for the city right now, then we’ll eat our metaphorical hats. Not kidding.
Each year anyone with a love of plants starts making their plans to visit the Chelsea Flower Show. Here are some of the best accomodations.
Thinking of celebrating your birthday in London but not sure where to start? Here are some ideas.
We’ve dug up some of our finest accommodation listings so you’ll be able to stay close to the Hampton Court Flower Show in a style that’s fit for a King.
London is a thriving metropolis, and during the summer months there are lots of options for enjoying the sun as well as plenty of places for you to cool down.
Whether you’re an avocado mad foodie or an Instagram fanatic looking for the next best snap, there is certainly something for everyone.
We’ve chosen some top picks for you and the gang, both big and small, to make sure you have a great trip when visiting the big city.
Whether you’re wanting a picturesque location to take that perfect couple selfie or a dining experience to blow your other half away, London has got you covered
Plum has some of the finest penthouses in all of London for you to rent and they’re the whole package; perfect location, great view, gorgeous inside and out.
Talk about a room with a view… Our experts have tried and tested many a London houseboat Airbnb - and take our word for it - these are the BEST in the city.
London is continuously perfecting the great indoors. Here’s where to go and what to do when the heavens open.
Are you coming on a family break to London and feeling confused about which neighbourhood is best for kids? We know the best area to stay in London for family.
There is so much to see in London, but usually so little time to try to squash in as much as possible. Use our 4 day itinerary London for some helpful hints.
London is one of the greatest cities in the world, and the best time to enjoy it is when you’re young, free and full of the joys of spring.
Put down that guidebook! Discover the best area to stay in London for tourists, recommended by proper Londoners. Plum can reommend the best neighbourhoods.
London is a premier league shopping destination. If you're planning a trip to London to go shopping, read on for help in deciding where to stay.
Get off the beaten track and escape the tourist crowds! Sometimes we want something different to do in London. Check out our suggestions in this quirky list.
A guide to the best of Notting Hill. We share tips and local knowledge on the highlights and hidden gems of this much-loved London neighbourhood.
Our guide to the Soho neighbourhood in London is packed full of insider tips and tricks and local knowledge. If you're looking for the real Soho, its here!
If you’re coming to London for the Easter Holidays or anytime soon you’ll be sure to be blown away by the food offerings the city has.
London is full of hidden surprises, but did you know about these wacky, off-the-beaten-track restaurants? Our local London foodie Harriet selects her favourites