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Image: The Hoxton, Paris

Our stay of the week – The Hoxton, Paris

Set in Paris’s 2nd arrondissement, the uber-hip Hoxton brand brings its trademark mix of design-forward interiors and understated cool vibe to its fourth outpost – in the heart of the […]

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Saignon, France. Image: iStock/jenifoto

Nine charming small towns you need to visit in the South of France

When sunshine, incredible food and compelling landscapes call your name, add these small French towns to your must-visit list: from a hilltop spot overlooking the whole of the French Riviera […]

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Image courtesy of Brown Beach House Hotel & Spa, Trogir

Croatia’s coastline: 11 hotels with incredible interiors

When it comes to Croatia, fewer cities are as sought-after as those dotted along its 1,800-kilometre coastline – little wonder, given the Adriatic Sea’s magnetic appeal. Whether you’re looking to […]

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Destinations

Barafundle Beach in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Image: iStock/tirc83

An outdoor-lover’s guide to the glorious South Welsh coast

The gorgeous South Wales coast has an otherworldly edge to it that rivals even the prettiest of far-flung seaside escapes. It’s heaven on earth for lovers of nature and the […]

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Image: Masseria Grieco

Our stay of the week – Masseria Grieco, Puglia

Surrounded by the velvety hills of the Valle d’Itria, Masseria Grieco’s pale gold stone gleams in the Apulian sun. The restored farmhouse is the perfect setting for romance, with charming […]

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Destinations, Food & Drink

Lisbon, Portugal. Image: iStock/SeanPavonePhoto

Lisbon city guide: where to eat, shop, stay and more

Once a trading port city at the mouth of the Tagus river, Portugal’s Lisbon has grown (and to this day, still carries on growing) into a fantastically diverse hotspot, with […]

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Destinations

Griffith Observatory, California. Image: iStock/f11photo

Seeing stars: seven amazing observatories that you can actually visit

In July 2016, NASA achieved ‘the hardest thing’ it’s ever done, when it put a space probe into orbit around Jupiter – our solar system’s largest planet. Crossing a distance […]

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Hotels

Image courtesy of Arctic Fox Igloos

The most unique and unusual hotels around the world

If you’ve always dreamed of falling asleep in an Arctic glass igloo, reliving your childhood in a tropical treehouse or cosying up in a room hewn entirely out of ice, […]

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Destinations

V&A Dundee - designed by Kengo Kuma - photo credit Ross Fraser McLean

10 new destinations you should watch in 2018

It can be tricky to pinpoint what transforms a lesser-known destination into one to watch. It could be a burgeoning art scene, a culinary revolution or an emerging hotelscape – […]

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Image: Mykonos Blu

Our stay of the week – Mykonos Blu, Greece

Heaven and earth combine in high-end fashion at the irresistible Mykonos Blu. After a major renovation, this five-star retreat boasts chic pared-back interiors, a two-tiered infinity pool overlooking the stunning […]

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Image courtesy of The Portobello Hotel, London

16 incredible hotel rooms with bathtubs

No matter whether you’re on a fast-paced city break or an idyllic rural escape, respite and relaxation are always key at the end of each day – and you’ll find […]

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Paris, France. Image: iStock/Nikada

Insider tips: how to spend the most romantic day in Paris, Venice and more

Whether you’re celebrating with a champagne experience on the London Eye or sealing your love with a kiss on a bridge in Bruges, Europe holds some of the most magical […]

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