Top 10 walking hotspots in France

Whether you’d prefer gentle walking along the shores of Brittany’s?Emerald Coast, meandering winding routes past fairytale ch?teaux in the Loire, or leisurely strolling through the lush Proven?al countryside, travelling on foot in France is one of the best ways to get about. But which is your favourite region out of the 10 below? Brittany The […]

5 places in Italy with amazing mosaics

Italy’s museums and churches are full of incredible masterpieces: oil?paintings, sculpture, centuries-old frescoes, and more. But mosaics, in particular, are a unique and durable art form steeped in history. Mosaics are made of colored stones or glass (often with a gold leaf sandwiched between two layers) therefore vibrant colors can last many centuries and resist […]

Special feature: Stargazers, St. Mawes, Cornwall, UK

By Paul Johnson on Jun 26, 2017 in Accommodation, Attractions, Europe, Family Travel, Featured, Food and Drink, Going Out, Leisure Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, United Kingdom, Vacation Rentals, Western Europe   – Read 39 times After a lengthier-than-expected 12-hour drive (we faced a lot of congestion around Bristol), we were immediately put at […]

5 glittering reasons to charter a yacht on the French Riviera

A French Riviera yacht charter is like living inside a film set, as you drift along this most glamorous of coastlines on a superyacht. Whether docking beneath Monaco?s palace for a night at the Casino de Monte Carlo, swimming off the yacht in the tranquil Cannes Islands, or approaching Saint Tropez as the afternoon light […]

Neyk: the world’s most luxurious submarine

If you’re considering buying the perfect toy for your that special someone in your life or yourself, then you can be sure you’ll make a splash with the remarkable, bespoke submarine: Neyk. This is officially the best private luxury toy I have discovered to date. Ocean Submarines say that Neyk will be available from early […]

The world’s most luxurious new cruise ship

The majestic, sleek Silver Muse ship from Silversea Cruises has just redefined sophisticated cruise ship luxury. Constructed by Fincantieri, the Italian shipbuilding company, the Silver Muse launched in spring 2017. The Silver Muse features 298 lavish suites and can carry up to 596 passengers. The ocean liner offers plush elegance throughout. 52 UNESCO World Heritage […]

Top 5 rooftop bars in Malaga, Spain

Who doesn?t love a rooftop bar? Especially in a city such as Malaga on Andalusia?s Mediterranean coast, with its perpetual sunshine and soothing views of mountains and sea, the rooftop terrace seems like a no-brainer. Still, it was only sometime in the 1980s that the concept really took off, with a few of the taller […]

An eco-friendly yacht that truly captures the imagination

Sleek, sexy and futuristic: the eco-friendly Tesla Model Y yacht is a new generation vessel that captures the imagination. Conceived by designer Dhruv Prasad, the Tesla Model Y is an all-electric yacht as the name implies. A self-sustaining design Equipped with a hydroelectric turbine system and solar panels, with a little bit of help from […]

UNESCO old quarter Havana welcomes Cuba’s first 5-star hotel

Now you can experience redefined luxury in the historic, UNESCO protected heart of Havana’s old quarter. Perched atop a remaining section of Havana’s almost 350 year old colonial wall, is the new 5-star Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana. Cuba’s first 5-star hotel opened on 7th June 2017. The Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana […]

5 rooftop bars you must visit in central London

Don?t say it too loud but London has a summer. It?s true, it really does. This is something that both locals and travellers tend to forget, it also creates something of a quandary when it comes to drinking out; London is great for a roaring fire and cozy hotel bar in the winter, but what […]

The world’s most innovative, imaginative hotel system: Hyperloop Hotel

By Paul Johnson on Jun 22, 2017 in Accommodation, California, Colorado, Featured, Hotels, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New York, North America, Oregon, Regions, Texas, Travel Miscellany, USA, Washington, Washington DC   – Read 67 times Imagine no longer having to fly to your chosen destination, but instead enjoying a smooth transit system between hotels in top […]

British Columbia’s undiscovered gems – a ski safari

If you like small resorts with huge dumps of snow, small numbers of skiers and large amounts of sunshine, look no further than the sunny side of the Rockies. Each of the resorts has enough to keep you happy for a week, but in my opinion, it ismore fun to take a two-week holiday, a […]

What do Edinburgh locals do in August?

Edinburgh is really buzzing during the festivals and it is a wonderful time to visit, but sometimes it?s good to find somewhere away from the madness to remind you that Edinburgh is still a city where people live and work. Here are some of the activities that locals like to do while the festivals are […]

Dubai plans to create two man-made islands by 2020

Just in time for the 2020 Expo, Dubai will have expanded itself into the sea in the form of two man-made islands. Marsa Al Arab, the pair of man-made islands, will be located on either side of the Dubai’s iconic sail-shaped hotel, the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. The total space of these islands will be […]