A Galapagos Islands itinerary that has everything you need

Stepping onto the Galapagos Islands is like stepping into a land of the unknown – a time before man where birds lost their ability to fly, penguins survive at shockingly high temperatures, and tortoises and dandelions grow to mammoth sizes. However, a wonderland of such proportions can quickly turn from an enchanting paradise into a […]

5 of the best restaurants in Canary Wharf

By Paola Fiocchi Van den Brande on Aug 18, 2017 in Business Travel, Europe, Food and Drink, Going Out, Regions, Restaurants, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, United Kingdom, Western Europe Who would have thought? When I first moved to Canary Wharf in the late 1999, there was literally nothing. One Tesco Metro and a handful of […]

5 stops you mustn’t miss when visiting Lake Orta in Italy

In Northern Italy, west of Lake Maggiore, you will find Lake Orta. Though not the biggest egg in the basket, it is surely one of the most beautiful lakes. It appears as if all the charm and memories of the larger lakes are found in this small sub-Alpine lake. Definitely a place for awe-inspiring moments! […]

The best luxury wildlife experiences in Canada

By Kathryn Munro on Aug 17, 2017 in Accommodation, Adventure Travel, Attractions, Canada, Going Out, Hotels, North America, Regions, Resorts, Speciality Travel Canada might be the second largest country in the world, but its natural beauty, wildlife and geographical variety are second to none. There is no better destination for those wanting to experience nature […]

The ultimate, bespoke luxury travel experiences in the Spirit of Discovery

If your idea of cruising involves being herded ashore as part of a large group and visiting the usual tourist traps at speed, without getting a real feel of the destination, think again. Saga Cruise‘s new ship, Spirit of Discovery, is all about personal discovery, both on and off-shore. The boutique, luxury small ship, which […]

Luxury on the White Isle: how to do Ibiza in style

By Rob Stross on Aug 17, 2017 in Accommodation, Europe, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, Regions, Restaurants, Spain, Travel Miscellany, Western Europe Ibiza has long-since been recognised as the party capital of Europe. Thousands descend on the white isle every summer for a dose of hedonism that nowhere else on the continent can rival. […]

Bhutan’s 5 best luxury hotels

Though five-star luxury may not be the first thing that springs to mind when one thinks of Bhutan, ‘The Happiest Place on Earth’ does offer a selection of stunning hotels, strategically placed around the country so that every corner has somewhere that offers a sophistication and elegance of accommodation to match any other country in […]

Short stay: Lantern & Larks glamping at Exton Park, Rutland, UK

By Paul Johnson on Aug 16, 2017 in Accommodation, Camping, Europe, Family Travel, Featured, Leisure Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel, United Kingdom, Western Europe On a large country estate in England’s smallest county lies a wonderfully secluded Lantern & Larks glamping site. On arrival, we were warmly greeted by June who showed us to our ‘tent’ […]

Ride the open roads of the US and Canada

By Sandra Potter on Aug 16, 2017 in California, Canada, Colorado, Events, Leisure Travel, Montana, Nevada, North America, Regions, Road Travel, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, USA, Wyoming What better way to explore the open roads of the US and Canada than on a motor bike? Imagine the curves in the Rocky Mountains, the long straight […]

5 of the best art stops in Mahón, Menorca

The Balearic Islands have been a firm favourite amongst sun-seeking tourists for decades, offering the best of Spanish culture combined with the unique traditions of each island. Menorca – whose name derives from the Latin word ‘Minorica’, meaning smaller island – is known for its more tranquil atmosphere in comparison to the party islands of […]

5 Marriott International hotels in Asia that cater for vegan guests

By Paul Eyers on Aug 16, 2017 in Asia, China, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Regions, Restaurants, Travel Miscellany The fast-paced, continuing growth in veganism and vegan travel is exciting for those of us that wish to follow a plant based lifestyle. The fact that leading brands are supporting this […]

Top 10 mountain restaurants in the Three Valleys

Skiing and eating go hand in hand and no ski trip is complete without at least one great lunch or dinner. What makes the Three Valleys special is that you can have fabulous, creative food whilst on the slopes, as well as when in resort and it’s the mountain restaurants that I want to tell […]

Destinations for your next African safari

Serengeti, Masai Mara, Kruger: names that are synonymous with African safaris. And, they receive the lion’s share of visitors—pun intended. Fortunately, the average safari tourist is well-educated and environmentally-conscious. They actively choose to spend money with companies who are working to make a positive difference in the areas in which they operate. African Parks recognizes […]

5 top tips for getting tailor-made clothes in Hoi An, Vietnam

Still waters, saffron-coloured buildings and streets untouched by the modern world; no trip to Vietnam is complete without a few days in the beautiful town of Hoi An. Nearly as famous as its well-preserved old quarter is a reputation for top-quality tailors. It’s impossible to amble down narrow roads without spotting countless shops with jumbo […]

5 paradisiacal dive sites in Zanzibar

So you’ve just experienced a safari of a lifetime, ticked off the big beasts of the African bush, gained an appreciation for the lesser-known creatures, become far too used to your morning wake-up calls with coffee and cookies, and it’s now time for some rest and relaxation on Zanzibar… only you can’t help but feel […]