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View of colorful Italian village, Ligurian coast

12 technicolour destinations around the world

Built along the picture-perfect Italian Riviera or nestled deep within Morocco’s mountainous landscape, colourful towns and cities offer mood-boosting atmospheres, marvellous architectural sights and pleasant surprises at the turn of every corner. Whether you’re making […]

by × July 5, 2016 × 0 comments

Hotels, Places

Photograph: www.couventdesminimes-hotelspa.com

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-crated, spa-loving stay […]

by × May 11, 2016 × 0 comments

Places

Mayrhofen, Austria. Image: iStock

Where to ski? Pick the right piste for you

These resorts have the luxury, the family-friendly vibes, the après scene – whatever you need for the perfect ski trip. Our resident snow pro, Marcus Blunt,  has put together a […]

by × November 18, 2015 × 4 comments

Places

Secret swimming: the Calanques of Marseille

Secret swimming: the Calanques of Marseille

Marseille’s ancient port, buzzing art scene and cool, multicultural vibes have made it a firm favourite with city breakers. And with a Eurostar service now running direct from London, it […]

by × August 12, 2015 × 0 comments

Hotels, Places

Hotel review: Mandarin Oriental, Paris

Hotel review: Mandarin Oriental, Paris

For the aspiring high-end hotelier, there is no market more impenetrable than that of the French capital. Paris probably has the highest concentration of salubrious places to stay than any […]

by × September 10, 2013 × 1 comment

Hotels, Places

Hotel review: Jays Paris

Hotel review: Jays Paris

Jays Paris is surely the most intriguing hotel in all of the French capital. On TripAdvisor, it’s rated second only to the palatial Hotel le Bristol and has claimed the […]

by × July 12, 2013 × 0 comments

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 […]

by × February 4, 2012 × 0 comments