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Istanbul at sunset. Photo: iStock/ xavierarnau

12 must-visit cities in the Middle East

An enchanting cultural crossroads between East and West, the Middle East offers a layered mix of modern metropolises, complex ancient gems and archaeological sites, and some of the world’s most […]

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Food & Drink

Our guide to London’s best afternoon tea

Our guide to London’s best afternoon tea

When a builder’s tea and a digestive won’t cut it, treat yourself to a tiered taste of English eccentricity and history. From iconic settings for afternoon tea purists to quirky […]

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V&A Dundee - designed by Kengo Kuma - photo credit Ross Fraser McLean

10 new destinations you should watch in 2018

It can be tricky to pinpoint what transforms a lesser-known destination into one to watch. It could be a burgeoning art scene, a culinary revolution or an emerging hotelscape – […]

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Culture, Destinations

Aerial view of Tea fields in China

11 amazing things to do in Sri Lanka

Located just off the southern coast of India, the teardrop-shaped island of Sri Lanka is festooned with diversity. This balmy paradise boasts myriad charms, encompassing everything from ancient UNESCO World […]

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Image: Mykonos Blu

Our stay of the week – Mykonos Blu, Greece

Heaven and earth combine in high-end fashion at the irresistible Mykonos Blu. After a major renovation, this five-star retreat boasts chic pared-back interiors, a two-tiered infinity pool overlooking the stunning […]

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Image courtesy of The Portobello Hotel, London

16 incredible hotel rooms with bathtubs

No matter whether you’re on a fast-paced city break or an idyllic rural escape, respite and relaxation are always key at the end of each day – and you’ll find […]

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Paris, France. Image: iStock/Nikada

Insider tips: how to spend the most romantic day in Paris, Venice and more

Whether you’re celebrating with a champagne experience on the London Eye or sealing your love with a kiss on a bridge in Bruges, Europe holds some of the most magical […]

by × January 29, 2018 × 0 comments

Food & Drink

Waffles at Bread Ahead. Image courtesy of Bread Ahead/Steven Joyce

The best new restaurants, bars and cafés to try in London

With its thriving, ever-expanding food and drink scene, London has seen many of its dining hotspots ranked amongst the world’s best. This culinary capital boasts everything from creative food pop-ups […]

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Image: Lake Placid Lodge

Our stay of the week – Lake Placid Lodge, New York

For a truly different all-American escape, try a serene Lake Placid stay at a luxurious Relais & Châteaux property in the Adirondacks. The Arts and Crafts-style Lake Placid Lodge is […]

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Chichen Itza on the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico. Image: iStock/JoselgnacioSoto

Eight epic destinations for last-minute winter sun

Open fires, hot chocolate and snowy walks paint a pretty picture, but let’s face it: sometimes, a sun-soaked change of scene is the only pick-me-up we really need during the […]

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Destinations, Hotels

Bisate Lodge, Wilderness Safari, Rwanda

12 hot hotel openings for 2018

This year, a new crop of ahead-of-the-curve hotels are pushing boundaries and setting new standards in experiential travel. From a game-changing wildlife sanctuary perched above a Cambodian river valley to […]

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Milford Sound, New Zealand. Image: iStock/LockieCurrie

The ultimate 2018 travel bucket list

Fragrant French lavender fields, endlessly rich South American rainforests, soaring Oceanian peaks and frigid Icelandic fjords… our 2018 bucket list is rife with the world’s dreamiest, sense-stimulating destinations. As we […]

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