Articles by: Secret Escapes

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Porticciolo di Nervi, Génova, Italia

Italian adventures: opulence and romance from Genoa to Verona

When people think of Genoa, they tend to think of three things: a busy seaport, a cake filled with cherries and currants, or delicious green pesto. Let’s face it – […]

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Image: The Indy House

Our stay of the week – The Indy House, Lisbon

It’s all about trend-setting style with an eco-friendly twist at The Indy House, a strong contender on Lisbon’s colourful apartment scene. Striking wallpaper, distressed doors, eclectic antique furnishings and an […]

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Image: Grand Hotel Majestic ‘Già Baglioni’

Italian adventures: five-star hospitality and fine dining from Bologna to Florence

We all need and deserve a spot of luxury at some point in our lives. If Bologna is on your bucket list (and it should be) head to one of […]

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Parma. Image: iStock/Iryna1

Italian adventures: Parma – the new city of gastronomy

If you consider yourself to be a foodie, would like to expand your culinary repertoire or just need an excuse to indulge on cheese and ham for a few days, […]

by × January 7, 2019 × 0 comments

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Image: The Hoxton, Williamsburg

Our stay of the week – The Hoxton, Williamsburg, New York City

It’s all about classic, confident and chic Hoxton style at The Hoxton, Williamsburg – the group’s first American outpost in Brooklyn. Décor aside, though, the real highlight is the dramatic views […]

by × December 18, 2018 × 0 comments

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Ice skating outside the Natural History Museum, London. Image: iStock/Adam Petto

Six of the best UK destinations to get you in the festive spirit

Christmas in the United Kingdom is regarded the world over as a cosy affair of woolly hats, roaring log fires and sparkling lights lining the thoroughfares of the most populated […]

by × December 7, 2018 × 0 comments

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Our stay of the week – Tudor Farmhouse, Gloucestershire

Our stay of the week – Tudor Farmhouse, Gloucestershire

Both welcoming and relaxing, the stylish converted Tudor Farmhouse has retained many of its original features. Fresh neutral walls with flashes of exposed stonework are framed by high-quality wooden fixtures, […]

by × November 23, 2018 × 0 comments

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Chefchaouen, Morocoo. Image: iStock/stockstudioX

Chefchaouen city guide: what to see and do in the blue pearl of Morocco

A beguiling blue pearl in Morocco’s crown, the city of Chefchaouen in the country’s north makes an ideal destination for those seeking a mellowed venture into the vibrant tapestry of […]

by × November 15, 2018 × 0 comments

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Flaine, Grand Massif, France. Image: iStock/georgeclerk

Ski luxury for less: five swish European resorts and their best-value alternatives

Lift passes, equipment hire, cheese-laden fondues and post-piste beers – ski holidays can incur many costs but we’re here to prove it can be done without breaking the bank, if […]

by × November 9, 2018 × 0 comments

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Image courtesy of The Principal London

Our stay of the week – The Principal London

In the elegant streets of Bloomsbury, The Principal London is the perfect bolthole for cultural breaks in the capital – just moments from the British Musuem, the city’s loveliest bookshops […]

by × October 11, 2018 × 0 comments