Articles by: Jessica Little

Places

Great lengths – swim in the lap of luxury

Great lengths – swim in the lap of luxury

It’s a heatwave! And oh, what we’d give to drop everything and slip into a sparkling outdoor pool. If you’re daydreaming of doing gentle strokes on the terrace of a […]

by × June 30, 2015 × 1 comment

Places

Our stay of the week – Les Cinq Djellabas, Marrakech

Our stay of the week – Les Cinq Djellabas, Marrakech

This calm and collected sanctuary first won our affection back in 2012. Three years on, it remains one of our very favourite urban retreats. Forget rocking the kasbah – here […]

by × June 22, 2015 × 0 comments

Places

Hotel review: The Pig, New Forest

Hotel review: The Pig, New Forest

What an excellent name for a country hotel. In two syllables, The Pig evokes everything weekends away from the city should be about: napping without a care, squelching about in […]

by × June 15, 2015 × 0 comments

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

Places

Unconventional hotels of the world

Unconventional hotels of the world

Where do you take the man who has travelled everywhere; seen everything? From a beehive-shaped eco resort in the Patagonian Andes to five-star rooms inside a Chinese quarry, these rare […]

by × July 10, 2014 × 7 comments

People

Travel photography: ones to watch

Travel photography: ones to watch

This week, we’re exploring the world of travel photography with Canon. It’s a passion we all share at Secret Escapes – after all, our lovely site wouldn’t be what it […]

by × June 26, 2014 × 0 comments

Places

Our stay of the week – Rosewood London

Our stay of the week – Rosewood London

Few new hotels will open their doors to as much fanfare as the five-star Rosewood London. Another stalwart from the Rosewood Hotel Group, it’s clear from the moment you approach […]

by × March 13, 2014 × 1 comment

Places

London, three ways

London, three ways

Americana: London’s finest US exports The trend for all-American burgers and shakes has put a low-key diner on just about every street corner. Meat Liquor, Five Guys, Shake Shack and […]

by × January 18, 2014 × 0 comments

Places

Five of the best hotel rooms in Manchester

Five of the best hotel rooms in Manchester

Balcony King Room, Velvet Located on Canal Street, Velvet is a former textile mill reborn as a decadent boutique hotel. There are 19 extrovert rooms and suites here; the most […]

by × November 4, 2013 × 2 comments

Places

Get inspired to fly straight to the Philippines

Get inspired to fly straight to the Philippines

This week it was announced that the first direct flights from the UK to the Philippines will be taking off in November. Soon, you’ll be able to fly non-stop from […]

by × September 17, 2013 × 3 comments

Places

Hotel review: Mandarin Oriental, Paris

Hotel review: Mandarin Oriental, Paris

For the aspiring high-end hotelier, there is no market more impenetrable than that of the French capital. Paris probably has the highest concentration of salubrious places to stay than any […]

by × September 10, 2013 × 1 comment

Places

London’s top five open-air swimming pools

London’s top five open-air swimming pools

Who cares that London isn’t by the sea? When the underground feels like descension into fiery hell and you’re more than a little tempted to flop into the Thames, head […]

by × July 21, 2013 × 2 comments