Europe

Destinations, Food & Drink

Hotel des Grands Boulevards. Image courtesy of Hotel des Grands Boulevards

A romantic mini-guide to Paris: where to eat, drink, stay and more

The City of Lights brims with a timeless elegance and old-world charms like no other destination. From its beautiful Haussmann-era architecture and iconic landmarks to the exquisite top-notch eateries and […]

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Destinations

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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Hotels

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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Destinations

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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Destinations

A traditional dhow sailling across the smooth waters of the Bazaruto Archipelago in Vilankulo, Mozambique. Image: iStock/TeaCunniffe

The hottest destinations on our radar for 2019

A new year calls for new adventures, and with this bucket list-ticking selection of destinations for 2019, you’ll be booking your next escape quicker than you can say bon voyage! […]

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Destinations

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, […]

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Destinations

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 […]

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Hotels

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 […]

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Destinations

Torridon Wester Ross on the North 500 Coast route. Image : Mark Appleton

Scotland to South Africa: the most epic road trips in the world

Nothing compares to the freedom of hitting the open road, and with these nine incredible drives, you’ll get to witness some of the most jaw-dropping beauty in the world – […]

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Food & Drink

Ice cream sandwiches at Ruby Violet, London. Image courtesy of Ruby Violet.

Great ice cream parlours around the world

Wherever you are in the world, ice cream is the quintessential summer treat. Whether you’re cycling in Copenhagen or temple-touring in Tokyo, exploring famous streets or keeping off the beaten track, […]

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