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10 great adults-only beach resorts around the world

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

by × May 17, 2016 × 2 comments

Hotels

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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-curated, spa-loving stay […]

by × May 11, 2016 × 0 comments

Culture, Destinations, Food & Drink

Havana, Cuba. Image: iStock/ArtMarie

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, Destinations

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

Destinations, People

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

Culture, Destinations

Cuba. Image: iStock/danmirica12

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 × 4 comments

Hotels

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 […]

by × April 6, 2016 × 0 comments

Destinations, Hotels

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 × 1 comment

Destinations

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 × 3 comments

Destinations, Hotels

Hotel review: Rooms Hotels, Georgia

Hotel review: Rooms Hotels, Georgia

Georgia’s Rooms Hotel Group punctuates the luxury hospitality scene in two strategic parts of this fascinating country. The highland town of Stepantsminda is home to Rooms Hotel Kazbegi, Georgia’s first […]

by × February 24, 2016 × 0 comments

Hotels

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Our stay of the week – Hotel Molitor, Paris

With its original Art Deco architecture and central outdoor swimming pool, Paris-based Hotel Molitor perfectly epitomises chic, contemporary design à la française. By combining the striking 1930s exterior with retro […]

by × February 19, 2016 × 2 comments

Travel advice

Image from Heritance Kandalama in Sri Lanka, one of the Top 15 Green Hotels in the World and holder of a Bronze LEED Award for Green Building. Image: Heritance Kandalama

How to spot an eco-friendly hotel

Eco-conscious travel is on the rise, with hotels around the globe adopting environmental initiatives on all manner of scales. Whether large or small, they all count in our book and, […]

by × February 9, 2016 × 0 comments