Aragvi was a hangout for KGB officers who used it as a spot to recruit agents and its dining rooms were wired up with hidden microphones.
Helsinki is finding favour with the hip crowd and millennials.
From the backstreets of Verona to the senate in Rome, Shakespeare has included some of Europe's most beautiful cities in his plays and sonnets.
Tens of thousands of revellers defied wind and rain to attend Berlin's annual Carnival of Cultures street parade at the weekend.
As Hollywood rolls into town for the 69th Film Festival, Mark Porter gets an insider's guide to the most glamorous spots.
Adrian Rorvik finds he doesn't have enough time in Instanbul, in the first of a two-part visit to the city.
From a galaxy far, far away to the rugged coast of Ireland - the Millennium Falcon has landed in Donegal for filming of the next Star Wars film.
Although Paris is famous for its street-side cafes and artisanal food culture, the city generally served up an unappetising cup of coffee...
The famous Oktoberfest is the high point of the German beer year, and sees an estimated 7-million litres of beer emptied from wagonloads of steins.