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Holiday with the National Trust

Holiday with the National Trust

As an avid reader of Dickens and Hardy, it’s long been a dream of mine to bonnet-up and live the life of a fictional character from the early 1900s (or […]

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Food & Drink, Places

Ferdi's burgers. Image: Ferdi

Three of the best burgers in Paris

The classic French offerings on restaurant menus are always a treat – escargot, langoustines dripping in cream, foie gras and steak tartare. But believe me when we tell you, the hero […]

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Hotels, Places

Hotel of the week: Setai Fifth Avenue – New York

Hotel of the week: Setai Fifth Avenue – New York

The Setai Fifth Avenue is an incredible example of a five-star luxury hotel. Little over a year old, this hotel is a gleaming 60-story tower, standing elegantly over Fifth Avenue […]

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Top five: weird and wonderful hotels

Top five: weird and wonderful hotels

Ever wondered what it would be like to design a hotel drawn solely from your imagination, without being made to come back down to earth? Well as it happens, clever […]

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Travel news: easyJet launch flights to Iceland

Travel news: easyJet launch flights to Iceland

Itching to go to Iceland but always winced at the price of flights? Us too. Eating and drinking over there became way more affordable for us tourists and intrepid explorers […]

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24 hours in: Boston

24 hours in: Boston

What can you do in this historic city if you have less than a day to pound the pavement? Ok, so we didn’t plan to spend such a little amount […]

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Boutique hotel of the week: El Palauet Living Barcelona

Boutique hotel of the week: El Palauet Living Barcelona

Housed in an outstanding 1906 art nouveau building and located on one of the most sought-after streets in Barcelona, El Palauet is a private and exclusive collection of six palatial suites – […]

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Explore colourful and charismatic Cuba

Explore colourful and charismatic Cuba

Always been meaning to go to Cuba? So have we. The largest island in the Caribbean has an abundance of character, history and natural beauty and is a must-see destination. […]

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Escape to the melting pot of Delhi

Escape to the melting pot of Delhi

If Mumbai is the place that immediately springs to mind when you think of a trip India, why not also consider going to India’s capital Delhi. Secret Escapes is now […]

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La Pâtisserie des Rêves. Photograph: www.flexioffices.co.uk

Top five things to do in Paris

We’re feeling enamoured by all things French after watching Woody Allen’s new film – the wonderful and whimsical Midnight in Paris. So, dig out your Breton stripes because we’ve been busy eating […]

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Iceland road trip – part two

Iceland road trip – part two

Here’s the second part of our tantalising, road-tripping guide to interesting and beautiful places to sleep, see, climb-on and experience along the ring road which circles Iceland. Each destination follows […]

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Iceland road trip

Iceland road trip

When you think of a road trip you probably picture the West Coast of the United States. We’ve all heard of Route 66 but how about Route 1? If you’re […]

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