Italy

Destinations

Bologna. Italy. Image: iStock/emicristea

Seven unexpected romantic destinations across Europe

Romantic getaways often tell the same story: you might think that gliding down the Grand Canal on a gondola or taking photos in front of the Eiffel Tower are the […]

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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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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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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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Hotels

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 bedrooms […]

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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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Hotels

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 fewer […]

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