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Our stay of the week – Ayada Maldives

Our stay of the week – Ayada Maldives

With clear emerald waters teeming with tropical fish, dazzling white beaches and lush greenery, the Maldives are regarded as a veritable paradise. Winner of a raft of World Travel Awards […]

by × July 26, 2015 × 0 comments

Destinations

Cala en Basset. Image: Flickr/adriagarcia

Five of the best: beaches in Mallorca

Just a short hop from the UK, Mallorca has long since been a place synonymous with an easy island getaway, attracting avid sun-seekers, a yacht-residing glitterati and cultural enthusiasts alike. […]

by × July 23, 2015 × 1 comment

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Our stay of the week – El Palauet Living Barcelona

Our stay of the week – El Palauet Living Barcelona

Housed in a beautiful early 20th-century mansion on one of the best streets in the Catalan capital, El Palauet Living Barcelona is the kind of place you’ll want to spend […]

by × July 17, 2015 × 1 comment

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Hotel review: Babington House, Somerset

Hotel review: Babington House, Somerset

Babington House is where stylish out-of-towners trade well-heeled for well-wellied. Open since 1998 and set in the prettiest corner of Somerset, just outside Bath, this members-only retreat – part of […]

by × July 10, 2015 × 0 comments

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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

Travel advice

New York City, USA. Image: iStock

Tipping in New York City: a guide to who, when and how much

When you travel to another country, it can be a minefield to know when to tip and how much to leave. Nowhere is this debacle more mind-boggling than the United […]

by × September 18, 2014 × 8 comments

Destinations

Image: Marina Bay Sands

The world’s most beautiful infinity pools

An infinity pool is the height of luxury for a hotel and unsurprisingly, for some, they’re also a key aspect of booking a holiday – just take a look at […]

by × June 18, 2014 × 3 comments

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Our stay of the week – W Verbier

Our stay of the week – W Verbier

Just when it seemed Verbier couldn’t get any more glamorous, a W landed. Shortly before Christmas ’13, Switzerland’s chicest alpine resort got an edge, tearing up the classic chalet rulebook […]

by × May 21, 2014 × 0 comments

Destinations

Fanad Head, County Donegal. Image: iStock/JanMiko

Take a drive on the wild side: Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

For one of the most scenic and dramatic road trips you’ll ever experience, there’s no need to hop aboard a transatlantic flight. Writer Becky Wicks takes a drive on the […]

by × March 17, 2014 × 2 comments

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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

Travel advice

What to do (and not do) in Venice

What to do (and not do) in Venice

First time or fiftieth, the sight of this mesmerising city as you approach by water is enough to knock you unconscious. Venice is one of the most-visited destinations in Europe […]

by × January 16, 2014 × 20 comments

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Our stay of the week – Ace Hotel London Shoreditch

Our stay of the week – Ace Hotel London Shoreditch

Only a couple of months into its new life across the pond, Ace Hotel London Shoreditch is the latest outpost of the hipster-magnet Ace Hotel group and the first to […]

by × November 11, 2013 × 0 comments