PUMA Social News Archive

Weekend Guide

October 2011

  • Weekend Guide To...Guangzhou

    Weekend Guide To...Guangzhou

    October 20, 2011

    Get the low down with our Guangzhou weekend guide!

    Guangzhou, historically know as Canton or Kwangchow, is the capital and largest city of the Guangdong province in the People's Republic of China. Situated next to the Baiyun Mountain known locally as ‘The lung of the city”. Guangzhou citizens have a laid-back and play hard approach to life - just the setting for the first leg of our PUMA Uncovered Concert Tour, which kicks off in Guangzhou later this month!

  • Weekend Guide To...Florence

    Weekend Guide To...Florence

    October 13, 2011

    Get the low down with our Florence weekend guide!


    Florence, Firenze, Florenz, Florencia, the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany. It is best known for its history and culture, Renaissance art and architecture. The city also contains a wealth of museums and art galleries, such as the Uffizi Gallery and the Pitti Palace amongst others, and this rich heritage will be visible all around as you party the night away in the Santa Croce district!

  • Weekend Guide To...Taipei

    Weekend Guide To...Taipei

    October 06, 2011

    Get the low down with our Taipei weekend guide!

    Crowned “Ilha Formosa,” which means “beautiful island” by Portuguese sailors in the 16th century, Taipei is the capital city of Republic of China and the cultural centre of Taiwan. The National Palace Museum has one of the largest collections of Chinese artefacts and artworks in the world, including an immense collection of porcelain, jade, sculptures, paintings, and bronzes. Known for its night markets (the most famous of which is located in the Shilin District), Taipei provides the perfect backdrop for late night exploits for the daring After Hours Athlete in all of us!

September 2011

  • Weekend Guide To...Jakarta

    Weekend Guide To...Jakarta

    September 29, 2011

    Get the low down with our Jakarta weekend guide!

    Located in northwest Java, Jakarta is Indonesia’s largest city and also its capital with a population of just under ten million. In previous centuries, Jakarta had been under colonial rule until gaining full independence in 1942. Since then, the ‘Big Durian’ (cf. Big Apple) has become a centre for business, culture and politics, as well as being home to one or two hidden late night gems for the intrepid After Hours Athletes amongst us!!

    We sent a couple of our Chief PUMA Socialites over to Jakarta to complete a little reconnaissance mission in order provide us with the inside track on this amazing city. Here’s what they discovered...

  • Weekend Guide To...New York

    Weekend Guide To...New York

    September 22, 2011

    Get the low down with our weekend guide to The Big Apple!

    New York, New York...so nice they named it twice!! Home to the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, Broadway, Brooklyn Bridge, Grand Central Station, Rockefeller Center, Madison Square Garden, Times Square, 5th Avenue, Bloomingdales, Macy’s, the Met, the U.N, the New York Yankees/Giants/Knicks/Rangers, Jay-Z and Beyonce, Carrie Bradshaw, Friends, Seinfeld, giant skyscrapers and the most famous yellow Taxis in the world.

  • Weekend Guide To...Auckland

    Weekend Guide To...Auckland

    September 15, 2011

    Get the low down with our Auckland weekend guide!

  • Weekend Guide To... Sydney

    Weekend Guide To... Sydney

    September 09, 2011

    Get the low down with our Sydney weekend guide!

  • Weekend Guide To... London

    Weekend Guide To... London

    September 01, 2011

    Get the low down with our London weekend guide!