The most stylish hotel pools in Costa Rica

Having been named one of Lonely Planet’s countries to travel to in 2020, Costa Rica is once again enjoying a moment the international spotlight. There are a lot of elements that make this pint-sized Latin American haven a favourite for those seeking a taste of the region including unique wildlife experiences, striking tropical scenery, the […]

35 tips for experiencing Machu Picchu

Perched high in the Peruvian Andes, the almost mystical “Lost City of the Incas” is a must for any traveler’s bucket list. Though the ruins of Machu Picchu remained concealed in a high-mountain cloud forest for centuries, today it’s by far the top tourist attraction in Peru. Every day, hundreds of foreign tourists venture to the […]

5 healthy Greek herbs to include in your diet

Greece provides an ideal environment for herbs, which are found flourishing on mountain slopes and green fields. These beneficial plants have been known for centuries and used in cooking and are well known for their flavors and for their healing properties. Below are some of the most powerful Greek herbs to include in any diet. […]

Zermatt’s top 5 après ski bars

After an exhilarating day on the mountain many feel the need to celebrate their efforts by letting their hair down and slaking their thirst with a cheeky beer or three, hence the popularity of apres-ski. A perfect day’s skiing should include a spot of apres-ski. Zermatt has many fine apres-ski bars where you can do […]

Why you should visit Egypt in 2020

Egypt is distinguished with its gushing Nile, ancient treasures, great history, vast deserts, warm sun, and cool beaches. However, Egypt has more to offer than you might expect. You don’t have to look through hundreds of holiday destinations around the world for your perfect vacation; Egypt has it all. 2020 is set to be the […]

Top 5 luxurious winter holiday golf trips to escape the cold

By Ravi Coutinho on Nov 14, 2019 in Africa, Attractions, Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Going Out, Hawaii, Leisure Travel, Mexico, Morocco, North America, Regions, South Africa, Speciality Travel With cold weather in full swing in most of the northern hemisphere, playing golf outside is probably the last thing on your mind. But that doesn’t mean you […]

Island-hopping in Croatia

Seeking relaxed tranquillity and a touch of romance? Explore the wonders of beautiful Croatia, where picture-perfect beaches, azure waters and quaint seaside towns form a charming distraction from the rigors of everyday life. Bursting with countless natural gems, the coastline of Croatia brings balmy days cruising between verdant isles as the terracotta rooftops of medieval towns […]

Top 10 attractions in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico doesn’t just have fantastic style – this gem of a Caribbean island has heart and soul, and a rhythm that is irresistible. It’s a land steeped in Spanish history and heritage, finding its feet in its American present and still very much managing to maintain a distinctly Puerto Rican spirit. With surprising experiences […]

Sailing adventures on a luxury yacht charter in the Caribbean

Sailing charters have seen a resurgence as more holidaymakers than ever want to reduce the environmental impact they have on the places they visit, and the Caribbean is one of the prime places to roam the seas in style. Leave the fast lane for an in-depth look at the amazing animals in environments that range […]

Africa: the perfect honeymoon destination

By Laura Burdett-Munns on Nov 14, 2019 in Adventure Travel, Africa, Honeymoons, Leisure Travel, Rail Travel, Regions, South Africa, Speciality Travel, Tanzania, Zambia Couples invariably spend months and months planning their big day, down to the smallest detail. But what of the honeymoon to follow? How you spend your first few days or weeks together […]

Responsible travel: 10 tips to reduce and offset your carbon footprint

By Willow Constantine on Nov 14, 2019 in Travel Miscellany I am passionate about both exploring AND protecting our planet.  I revere the Earth in an authentic way that honours the gifts nature bestows upon us.  Nature has the power to heal and restore human beings.  Or, as Shakespeare so poetically put it, “Nature has […]

7 top tips for hunting the Northern Lights in Iceland

By Ryan Connolly on Nov 14, 2019 in Arctic, Attractions, Europe, Going Out, Iceland, Photography, Polar Regions, Regions, Travel Equipment, Western Europe Years of hunting the Northern Lights in Iceland with a strong background in science has given me the skill and understanding to know 100% of the time when it’s worth going out searching […]

The perfect cup of Japanese green tea

Mr. Nakayama is a third generation tea farmer in the Higashisonogi region of Southern Japan. He farms ten hectares of green tea plantation and showed me around his fields with views across the valley to the Omura Sea. The farm is in rural Japan and a world away from the frenetic Japanese city lifestyle, but […]

Idyllic island getaways: our top five Caribbean hotels

By Thomas Ryves on Nov 13, 2019 in Accommodation, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Caribbean, Featured, Grenada, Hotels, Regions, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines The Caribbean certainly ticks all the boxes for a luxury holiday – beautiful beaches, five-star resorts, irresistible island hideaways, fantastic food and exceptional experiences from snorkelling to gourmet dining – […]

Top 5 historical hotels you need to experience

By Kristof Eyckmans on Nov 13, 2019 in Accommodation, Africa, Asia, Europe, France, Hotels, Italy, Regions, South Africa, Vietnam, Western Europe There is something about staying in a place which is riddled with a very rich past. It feels like you are writing a page in a history book, but with all the modern trimmings […]