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Roof in Vienna

48 hours in: Vienna

Refined, polished and primed to impress, Vienna is model dollhouse city at its finest. Its palatial buildings, litter-free streets and perfectly-manicured gardens almost belie its long and tumultuous history – […]

by × May 25, 2016 × 0 comments

Food & Drink, Places

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London’s best canalside restaurants, bars and cafes

London’s canalways have seen a growing resurgence; they’re bursting with life and are home to more boats now than there were on the water even during the industrial age – […]

by × May 20, 2016 × 0 comments

Places

Photograph: www.marquisloscabos.com

10 great adults-only beach resorts around the world

Sun, sea and sand. Can it get any better? Well, yes (especially for child-free travellers like me). Add in a serene, adults-only setting, and now you’ve got the icing on […]

by × May 17, 2016 × 0 comments

Places

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Our stay of the week – Le Couvent des Minimes Hotel & Spa L’Occitane, Provence

A haven of tranquility and relaxation near the quaint French village of Mane, Le Couvent des Minimes Hôtel & Spa L’Occitane ticks all boxes for the sun-soaked, carefully-crated, spa-loving stay […]

by × May 11, 2016 × 0 comments

Culture, Food & Drink, Places

Architectural detail of the Bacardi building. Image: ThinkStock.

48 hours in: Havana

Experiencing Havana is like jumping into a real-life kaleidoscope. Pile century-spanning architecture onto wave-lashed sea walls, add some dusty city parks to the constant echo of live music, and throw […]

by × May 6, 2016 × 0 comments

Culture, Places

Old building in Verona

Verona to Venice: sea mists and deserted side streets

Whatever springs to mind when you think of Italy – hearty bowls of pasta, canals dotted with gondolas, mountains of creamy gelato or tumbling historic ruins, it’s a given that […]

by × April 21, 2016 × 1 comment

People, Places

My city: San Francisco

My city: San Francisco

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 × April 19, 2016 × 1 comment

Places

A practical travel guide to Cuba

A practical travel guide to Cuba

With the anticipation of change hanging over its unique appeal, Cuba has accelerated to the top of travel wish lists worldwide, and understandably so. This is a place of magical […]

by × April 13, 2016 × 2 comments

Places

Our stay of the week – 10 Castle Street, Dorset

Our stay of the week – 10 Castle Street, Dorset

Refurbished yet brimming with old-world charm, 10 Castle Street brings a refreshing mix of English country interiors and colonial design flourishes to the heart of Dorset. Situated on the edge of […]

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Everything Else

Our pick of the best: travel apps

Our pick of the best: travel apps

Technology has changed the face of travel, from apps that hail a cab when you find yourself lost in an unfamiliar city, to interactive destination guides in the palm of […]

by × March 23, 2016 × 0 comments

Places

Hotel review: Hotel La Semilla, Playa del Carmen

Hotel review: Hotel La Semilla, Playa del Carmen

Driving around the buzzing Mexican beach town of Playa del Carmen is quite a challenge when it’s pitch black outside, you’re wiped out from 17 hours travelling and you haven’t driven […]

by × March 21, 2016 × 0 comments

Places

Famous Neuschwanstein Castle with scenic mountain landscape near Fussen, Germany

12 fairytale destinations around the world

Fairytale locations aren’t merely the things of your favourite childhood storybooks: from the Bavarian hills to the shores of an island in the Maldives, you’ll find surreal sights sure to […]

by × March 15, 2016 × 0 comments