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Q&A with Belmond: world leaders in luxury train travel

Our UK Managing Editor recently hopped aboard the Belmond British Pullman luxury train (sister train to the iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express) for a bucket-list day trip to Cambridge and Ely. From […]

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Food & Drink, Places

Morgan & Mees, Amsterdam. Image: www.morganandmees.com

Amsterdam city guide

It could be said that Amsterdam holds the key to idyllic laid-back living. From minimalist coffee hangouts to hip boutiques, grand canal houses to some of the world’s greatest artworks, the […]

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Food & Drink, Places

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11 mouth-watering foodie destinations to visit in 2017

By offering a treat to the senses, a blend of history and modernity, and a unique chance to experience a city at its most flavourful, a food-themed holiday is never […]

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Places

Island-hopping around the Caribbean

Island-hopping around the Caribbean

Is there anywhere on the planet more synonymous with paradise than the Caribbean? A tumble of islets and cays between Florida and Venezuela, this beauteous region evokes images of powder-soft […]

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Ko Tao. Image: iStock

Six of the best beaches in Thailand

From the surreal shores of Ko Samui to a paradisal island turned film set in the Phi Phi archipelago, dazzling emerald waters and sun-warmed sands aren’t hard to find across Thailand […]

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Hotels, Places

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Our stay of the week – Eagle Brae, Scottish Highlands

Staycations don’t get much better than the award-winning Eagle Brae log cabins, these cosy retreats are nothing short of paradise and come complete with a wood burner and French doors […]

by × February 21, 2017 × 11 comments

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Meet the photographer: Matt Porteous

Meet travel, sports and portrait photographer Matt Porteous, a Jersey-based creative who has captured a variety of subjects from Prince George to tribespeople of Namibia, peaceful landscapes and ferocious oceans. […]

by × January 25, 2017 × 0 comments

Food & Drink

Great British pubs to get cosy in this winter

Great British pubs to get cosy in this winter

Whether you’re about to meander through the Big Smoke or brave the elements on a rural escapade, don’t leave home without a check-list of snuggly watering holes to warm up in. From a […]

by × January 10, 2017 × 0 comments

Places

Lapland, Finland. Image: iStock

13 places you should visit in 2017

This year is about experiences and adventure; it’s a year that’s less about languishing and more about making the most of the destination you’ve chosen to visit. Don’t just snap […]

by × December 20, 2016 × 0 comments

People, Places

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My city: London

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 their […]

by × December 10, 2016 × 0 comments

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Nine great places to spend New Year’s Eve

It’s never too early to plan your New Year’s Eve festivities; especially if the thought of spending another midnight in your local pub – holding hands with drunken strangers whilst […]

by × December 2, 2016 × 0 comments

Hotels, Places

Our stay of the week – The Hoxton, Amsterdam

Our stay of the week – The Hoxton, Amsterdam

The Hoxton, Amsterdam is the Hoxton hotel group’s achingly-hip Netherlands outpost. The property was originally five separate canal houses – one of which was home to the city’s mayor in […]

by × November 21, 2016 × 0 comments