Recent posts

Places

The UK’s best child-friendly boutique hotels

The UK’s best child-friendly boutique hotels

When you think of child-friendly breaks close to home, you probably have an idea in your mind already. Pools swarming with kids and clowns and mascots everywhere, or, the total […]

by × April 27, 2015 × 0 comments

Culture, People, Places

My city: Paris

My city: Paris

Our ‘my city’ series puts a new perspective on some of our favourite places, as we catch up with creative residents, asking them to divulge their best kept secrets. From […]

by × March 19, 2015 × 1 comment

Culture

Dublin culture round-up (because the festivities don’t stop after St Paddy’s Day)

Dublin culture round-up (because the festivities don’t stop after St Paddy’s Day)

Today, Irish folk melodies are in the air and the St Patrick’s Day parades are flooding Dublin with a sea of green, but the Irish capital has even more to […]

by × March 17, 2015 × 2 comments

Culture, Places

Five of the best: antique shopping spots in Europe

Five of the best: antique shopping spots in Europe

There’s souvenir shopping and then there’s souvenir shopping. Why walk home with a gaudy plastic fridge magnet when you could be adorning your abode with artefacts that have travelled the […]

by × March 12, 2015 × 0 comments

Culture

London culture round-up: what to catch in the capital between now and Easter

London culture round-up: what to catch in the capital between now and Easter

The January blues are so last month. It’s time to swap a night in with Netflix for a spot of culture. Here’s our guide to the capital’s must-see events and exhibitions […]

by × February 20, 2015 × 1 comment

Places

Hotel review: The Thief, Oslo

Hotel review: The Thief, Oslo

Oslo’s never had the hip cachet of its Scandinavian cousins, Stockholm and Copenhagen, but it does maintain a unique charm all of its own, and an attitude that suggests it […]

by × January 28, 2015 × 2 comments

Competitions, People

Spotlight on: Kerstin Hellman, travel photographer

Spotlight on: Kerstin Hellman, travel photographer

Is there a dreamier occupation than travel photography? We chat to the very talented Kerstin Hellman, who moved to Ireland’s scenic west coast to capture its crashing coastline and romantic […]

by × October 21, 2014 × 0 comments

Everything Else

The bar at Hotel Americano

Tipping in New York City: a guide to who, when and how much

When you travel to another country, it can be a minefield to know when to tip and how much to leave. Nowhere is this debacle more mind-boggling than the United […]

by × September 18, 2014 × 4 comments

Places, Style

Designer dreams: 15 of the most fashionable hotels in the world

Designer dreams: 15 of the most fashionable hotels in the world

Fashion and travel have always been tightly entwined (and not just because of expensive luggage). In celebration of London Fashion Week, take a look at our round-up of the world’s most […]

by × September 15, 2014 × 0 comments

Places

Sunless wonders – where to give the beach the cold shoulder

Sunless wonders – where to give the beach the cold shoulder

To most people, summer is the highlight of the year. But if you’re much more of a winter lover, the warm temperatures and sunshine can get a little too much. […]

by × August 21, 2014 × 0 comments

Places

London’s best secret gardens

London’s best secret gardens

Green space in a city is such a treasure and London is lucky enough to have parks in abundance. But London doesn’t do things by halves and the many Royal […]

by × August 14, 2014 × 1 comment

Places

Hotel review: Metropolitan by COMO, Bangkok

Hotel review: Metropolitan by COMO, Bangkok

Don’t feel misled by the weather forecast if you touch down beneath a thick blanket of fog – this is Bangkok. Teeming with people, choked with traffic, brimming with energy […]

by × August 4, 2014 × 0 comments