12 boutique hotels in India that scream luxury

How do you define luxury? What is it that immediately comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘luxury’? Luxury in its raw from is the purest definition of extravagance with tranquillity. Creature comfort is just one aspect among others. Let’s have a look at those who strike the right chords, maintaining perfect balance […]

Recipe of the week: Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict was invented at Delmonico’s — America’s first restaurant — in the late 1860s by Chef Charles Ranhofer. The dish, which was named for a regular Delmonico’s patron at the time, Mrs. LeGrand Benedict, consists of warm toasted brioche rounds topped with proscuitto cotto, poached eggs, Hollandaise sauce, and an elegant touch of Osetra […]

The world’s most exciting city? A compelling debate

By Paul Johnson on Oct 12, 2017 in Asia, China, Europe, Featured, Germany, Hong Kong, Mexico, Middle East, North America, Regions, Turkey, United Kingdom, Western Europe In partnership with The Platinum Card® from American Express® You may recall that I was planning to attend an event hosted by 1843 Magazine and The Platinum Card from […]

7 luxury reasons to visit Hanoi

By Paul Eyers on Oct 12, 2017 in Accommodation, Asia, Attractions, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, Regions, Resorts, Restaurants, Travel Miscellany, Vietnam Having visited Vietnam many times previously it’s been some time since we passed through Hanoi, people kept telling us we should return for multiple reasons, including some ‘must visit’ hotels, delectable vegan […]

Video of the week: Roads of Argentina

Guillaume Juin went to Argentina to explore two parts of the country: the north (Salta’s region and its incredible desert landscapes) and the south (El Calafate, its glaciers, and beautiful mountains). It was entirely filmed on Sony A7SI, just with a little tripod, 3 lenses (24-70, 14mm, 70-300), and GoPro Hero 3+ black for a […]

Top 8 sights and sounds of Colombo

Colombo is now a must visit city in your travel itinerary to Sri Lanka where many make a pit stop to shop, buy mementos to take home or to sample the varied restaurants and roof top bars that the capital has to offer. There are also many sites to visit that showcase history of Sri […]

7 of Africa’s must-stay private islands

There is something particularly romantic about the idea of a deserted island, a place untouched untouched by urbanisation and the hassles of everyday life. Crystal clear waters, white beaches, and peace and quiet beckon. But though a Robinson Crusoe-style shipwreck might appeal to some, most of us prefer to stay with rather more of life’s […]

Photograph of the week: Ocean Springs, Mississippi

Chandler Borries says he has been to a lot of places around the world, but it’s hard to beat a Mississippi sunset. For him, this photo always brings back good memories of exploring the back bayous. It’s what sparked his adventurous lifestyle and the curiosity to see what else is out there. He took this […]

Top 5 spas and wellness centers in and around Vienna

Ever thought of restoring your health in cake paradise Vienna? While Austria’s capital is famous for adding a few extra calories few travellers are aware that Wien and surroundings host top health oases. Here are the best 5 spas and wellness centers to balance out the sweet life. Sacher Boutique Spa Vienna’s legendary hotel and […]

5 of this season’s best ski destinations

By Craig Burton on Oct 09, 2017 in Canada, Europe, France, Italy, Leisure Travel, North America, Norway, Regions, Speciality Travel, Western Europe Are you trying to figure out where to ski this winter? Perhaps you’re considering the wide, open skies of Canada or the Alpine slopes of France? Take a look at our pick of […]

Top tips for a ladies-only trip to Berlin

The city of Berlin is a melting pot of different cultures all blending to give it a vibrant yet serene atmosphere. It is a vast city, made up mainly of large parks and many waterways. Berlin is one of the most important historical cities of Europe and even though 60% of the city was destroyed […]

Top 5 highlights of Cartagena, Colombia

Lovely Cartagena is located on the Carribean coast of Colombia. A couple of years ago articles about Cartagena suddenly began appearing in travel magazines and I was immediately drawn in by the gorgeous coloured houses. I was delighted to discover that this practice is highly recommended by the local government and the owners are expected […]

10 astounding roadtrip stops in Maine

Maine; a place where coastal towns have been preserved in time, history oozes from every home or building, and the mountains meet the sea. Autumn boasts vibrant colors, apple picking and the benefit of catching sea excursions before everything closes up for the winter, making the season an optimal time to take a roadtrip through […]

5 alternative reasons for visiting Ibiza

By Selene Nelson on Oct 06, 2017 in Accommodation, Attractions, Europe, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, Regions, Restaurants, Spain, Travel Miscellany, Western Europe Ibiza is known across the world for its buzzing nightlife, but there’s much more to this Spanish island than partying. Whether you want to catch the last of this year’s sun […]