Dreaming of a better Summer

The pandemic has taken its toll. With months under restrictions, which seem to get ever more stringent, the winter months are even bluer. It is in these cold months, with snow on the ground and de-icing the car, that we turn our dreams to Summer. For some, booking a Summer holiday is an essential psychological […]

Top 5 hideaway hotels in Scotland

In the lead-up to Valentine’s Day everybody talks about romance and time for two. In Scotland every day could be spent with a romantic getaway due to an abundance of small hideaway hotels comprising fewer than 10 rooms in total. They can be located either on a private estate with a long driveway, hidden away […]

Where can Americans travel to in March?

By Christopher Hill on Feb 15, 2021 in Africa, Asia, Belize, Caribbean, Central America, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Featured, Guatemala, Kenya, Maldives, Mexico, Namibia, North America, Regions, Rwanda, South America, Tanzania, USA, Zambia Good news! Our prospects for traveling more extensively and safely are steadily improving, and this New York Times article makes the […]

5 historic English hotels

Across England‘s green and pleasant land dozens of historic hotels reveal chapters of the nation’s rich and often turbulent history. Over the last century many grand country houses have been saved from ruin and reborn as luxurious hotels. Once these houses were the zealously guarded bastions of the aristocracy, not that every one of these […]

5 favourite romantic retreats

By Jenny Wilkinson on Feb 12, 2021 in Accommodation, Africa, Asia, Brazil, Hotels, India, Indonesia, Leisure Travel, Morocco, Regions, Resorts, South America, Speciality Travel, Sri Lanka Was Valentine’s Day a looming date you were slightly dreading? Another missed milestone comes and goes. Or perhaps it loomed with dread even in ye olde days of ‘normal’. […]

The top peaks of Switzerland

Many of the Alps’ photographic panoramas are in various Swiss regions and include the Pennine Alps, Bernese Alps, Bernina Range, Mont-Blanc-Massif, Uri Alps, and the Glarus Alps. As you journey through the various federal cantons, you’ll explore the glamour of the famed Swiss Alps that pave Switzerland‘s heritage. Switzerland is bursting with glorious lakes and […]

The 5 best reasons to visit Dubrovnik in Spring

While Summer is the most popular time to visit Dubrovnik, Spring (or Autumn) could be an even better option to explore and enjoy this Adriatic pearl and one of the most intriguing destinations in Europe. Here are the 5 most important reasons why visiting Dubrovnik in the Spring is the best idea ever! Warm, Mediterranean […]

5 favorite luxury hideaways in Mexico

There’s no denying that this is a tricky time to think about travel, plan travel and execute a stress-free vacation. However, for many of us needing to steal a few days (or weeks) to get away and escape our quarantine locations, Mexico has a ton of great offerings waiting for us when we’re ready to […]

Remote working in Portugal

In time, lockdowns will come to an end and the pandemic will be under control. However, some trends we adapted as ‘the new normal’ in the past year may be here to stay, such as remote working. For those who can work from home, some may consider travelling to different locations and enjoying a “workoliday”. […]

8 things to do in and around Edinburgh

Scotland is a land of enchantment and mystery. With an ancient aura, and history to match, Scotland has some of the world’s best known and most cherished landscapes. The terrain, hills, lochs and valleys all over Scotland somehow feel scared, as the topography changes like the weather as you pass from highland to glen. Edinburgh, […]

The best primate destinations in Africa

By Marc Harris on Feb 11, 2021 in Adventure Travel, Africa, Madagascar, Regions, Rwanda, South Africa, Speciality Travel, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe Primates are our closest relatives, and it is these shared characteristics that makes watching them so fascinating. From their gregarious nature, family squabbles and eating habits (some good, some bad), spending time observing our […]

Summer harbour hopping on a French Riviera luxury yacht charter

There’s no better way to travel along the South of France during the summer months than by luxury yacht charter, as famous stars from the world over can attest. The French Riviera comes alive with concerts, festivals and so much more from May through to September, so get straight to the heart of each and […]

Deciding where to visit in Tanzania

Tanzania is one of East Africa’s most beautiful countries. With exceptional wildlife opportunities and astonishing beach prospects, it is certainly no easy feat deciding on where to go. Obviously the easy answer would be to say ‘everywhere’, but realistically, time and budget restraints mean you have to be selective in where to visit, which is […]

Escape to the Bahamas on a yacht charter

An unsurpassed destination south of Florida, the beautiful islands of the Bahamas are easily accessed and perfect for a yachting voyage of discovery. It is surprising how truly uncrowded and unspoiled these islands are, considering how close they are to the mainland. A yachting haven offering sheltered harbours, diverse sailing grounds and deserted islands, this […]

5 amazing Dark Sky spots in Mid Wales

Mid Wales is a place to visit to escape the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life. But it has so much more to offer, especially when the sun goes down. Dominated by the Cambrian Mountains, including the Green Desert of Wales, the region is thinly populated. It’s an area with an economy dependent on farming […]