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Food & Drink, People, Places

Filippa in Cederberg.

My city: Cape Town

Our ‘my city’ series puts a new perspective on some of our favourite places, as we catch up with creative residents, asking them to divulge their best-kept secrets. From their […]

by × October 12, 2016 × 1 comment

Places

Maldives. Image: Thinkstock

Why you can’t possibly find the Maldives boring

Scattered through the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives are the stuff that castaway island fantasies are made of. The 26 ring-shaped atolls are comprised of over 1,000 […]

by × September 20, 2016 × 0 comments

Hotels, Places

Hotel review: Hotel La Semilla, Playa del Carmen

Hotel review: Hotel La Semilla, Playa del Carmen

Driving around the buzzing Mexican beach town of Playa del Carmen is quite a challenge when it’s pitch black outside, you’re wiped out from 17 hours travelling and you haven’t driven […]

by × March 21, 2016 × 0 comments

Food & Drink, People, Places

My city: New York

My city: New York

Our ‘my city’ series puts a new perspective on some of our favourite places, as we catch up with creative residents, asking them to divulge their best kept secrets. From […]

by × August 4, 2015 × 4 comments

Food & Drink

Great ice cream parlours around the world

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 […]

by × July 28, 2015 × 0 comments

Places

Sales spotlight: up to 49% off a collection of British boutique boltholes

Sales spotlight: up to 49% off a collection of British boutique boltholes

The Yew Tree Set within a 17th Century country pub, Yew Tree Inn offers a real rural retreat just an hour from London. This charming getaway location has a reputation […]

by × February 16, 2014 × 0 comments

Places

Spotlight on: Cartagena, Colombia

Spotlight on: Cartagena, Colombia

Hotly tipped as a new must-visit destination by travel insiders, check out the lesser known Colombian coastal city of Cartagena (before everyone else does) When it comes to planning holiday destinations, Colombia […]

by × December 27, 2013 × 4 comments

Hotels, Places

Our stay of the week – The Rectory, the Cotswolds

Our stay of the week – The Rectory, the Cotswolds

Nestled on the edge of the Cotswolds in three acres of immaculate walled gardens is The Rectory Hotel, a grand Georgian country house. Perfecting the tricky blend of welcoming luxury, […]

by × September 3, 2013 × 3 comments

People

Five minutes with Tom Valentine – the man, the MD

Five minutes with Tom Valentine – the man, the MD

Tom, tell us something surprising about yourself. Slightly hotel themed, I was very nearly called Clint after my pregnant mother was knocked over by Eastwood rapidly exiting Claridges. Apparently he […]

by × August 12, 2013 × 1 comment

Places

Hotel of the Month: GoldenEye, Jamaica – a sustainable five-star with a legendary heritage

Hotel of the Month: GoldenEye, Jamaica – a sustainable five-star with a legendary heritage

The 52-acre GoldenEye retreat in Jamaica can lay claim to a bunch of impressive accolades. For starters, it has a stellar literary connection as the former home of James Bond […]

by × August 5, 2013 × 2 comments

Food & Drink

Places to eat (and drink) in New York City

Places to eat (and drink) in New York City

Book the three-course prix fix lunch in the 35th floor Asiate restaurant in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. It’s available 12-2pm Mon-Fri. You can book ahead on their website and for […]

by × February 12, 2012 × 0 comments

Places

Secret Escapes carries on glamping

Secret Escapes carries on glamping

According to the Collins English Dictionary, glamping is a “form of camping in which participants enjoy physical comforts associated with more luxurious types of holiday”. In the successful marriage of […]

by × February 7, 2012 × 0 comments