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Luang Prabang, Laos. Image: iStock/davidionut

Seven alternative destinations to explore in Southeast Asia

There’s no denying the draw of Southeast Asia’s most popular destinations. After all, everyone knows Bangkok for shopping, Bali for beaches, and Bagan for temple-hopping. But for some of us, […]

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Hotels

Image: The Hoxton, Paris

Our stay of the week – The Hoxton, Paris

Set in Paris’s 2nd arrondissement, the uber-hip Hoxton brand brings its trademark mix of design-forward interiors and understated cool vibe to its fourth outpost – in the heart of the […]

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Culture, Destinations

Photo of colorful cafe bars at the iconic Beale Street music and entertainment district of downtown Memphis, Tennessee, USA, illuminated at night.

Nashville to New Orleans: the USA’s must-visit music cities

It’s no secret – America has a long and fascinating history of great music, and has been one of the most influential places in shaping each genre. Lose yourself in […]

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Destinations

Saignon, France. Image: iStock/jenifoto

Nine charming small towns you need to visit in the South of France

When sunshine, incredible food and compelling landscapes call your name, add these small French towns to your must-visit list: from a hilltop spot overlooking the whole of the French Riviera […]

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Hotels

Image: Mondrian London at Sea Containers

Our stay of the week – Mondrian London at Sea Containers, London

Inspired by the Golden Age of transatlantic travel, sought-after designer Tom Dixon has created the ultimate destination on London’s South Bank. Since setting up camp in the landmark 1970s building […]

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Hotels

Image courtesy of Brown Beach House Hotel & Spa, Trogir

Croatia’s coastline: 11 hotels with incredible interiors

When it comes to Croatia, fewer cities are as sought-after as those dotted along its 1,800-kilometre coastline – little wonder, given the Adriatic Sea’s magnetic appeal. Whether you’re looking to […]

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Destinations

Barafundle Beach in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Image: iStock/tirc83

An outdoor-lover’s guide to the glorious South Welsh coast

The gorgeous South Wales coast has an otherworldly edge to it that rivals even the prettiest of far-flung seaside escapes. It’s heaven on earth for lovers of nature and the […]

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Hotels

Image: Masseria Grieco

Our stay of the week – Masseria Grieco, Puglia

Surrounded by the velvety hills of the Valle d’Itria, Masseria Grieco’s pale gold stone gleams in the Apulian sun. The restored farmhouse is the perfect setting for romance, with charming […]

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Destinations, Food & Drink

Lisbon, Portugal. Image: iStock/SeanPavonePhoto

Lisbon city guide: where to eat, shop, stay and more

Once a trading port city at the mouth of the Tagus river, Portugal’s Lisbon has grown (and to this day, still carries on growing) into a fantastically diverse hotspot, with […]

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Destinations

Griffith Observatory, California. Image: iStock/f11photo

Seeing stars: seven amazing observatories that you can actually visit

In July 2016, NASA achieved ‘the hardest thing’ it’s ever done, when it put a space probe into orbit around Jupiter – our solar system’s largest planet. Crossing a distance […]

by × April 16, 2018 × 1 comment

Destinations, Food & Drink

Joe Beef. Image courtesy of Joe Beef/Jennifer May

Montreal must-eats: where to drink and dine in Canada’s culinary capital

Often lauded as North America’s premier foodie city after New York, Montreal brims with unique culture and enough world-class grub to titillate your taste buds, both on the haute-gastronomie and […]

by × April 10, 2018 × 0 comments

Hotels

Image courtesy of The Villa Casa Casuarina

Our stay of the week – The Villa Casa Casuarina, Miami

Where better to experience high-end design than in the home of one of the world’s highest-end designers, Gianni Versace? The Villa Casa Casuarina, a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winner in Miami’s […]

by × March 26, 2018 × 0 comments