Mediterranean exhilaration

Renowned for a generally relaxed vibe, the Mediterranean is an attractive yachting haven and reliable summer stalwart. The array of vibrant locations, each with their own distinct flavour, means there is something for everyone to enjoy. While many choose to just sit back and relax during their Med escape, the region also offers numerous options […]

Top 15 dog friendly hotels in Asheville, North Carolina

The most industrialized of the Southern states, North Carolina is known for its beautiful coastline, its majestic mountains and plateau region. The area is dotted with interesting and quirky mountain towns, but the undisputed queen is easily Asheville. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville oozes an eclectic Southern Charm and attracts tourists by the […]

Top 5 beach clubs in Mallorca

You may be quite happy rocking up to the beach, spreading your towel on the sand and basking in the sun with the minimum of fuss. All well and good. On the other hand you might, from time to time, crave a little luxury and a more sophisticated visit to the beach. In that respect […]

5 adventurous family friendly destinations in Asia

By James Jayasundera on May 17, 2019 in Adventure Travel, Asia, China, Family Travel, India, Indonesia, Japan, Regions, Speciality Travel, Thailand Seeking out a long-haul destination in Asia when travelling with children or families can be a daunting experience. Moving away from the well-trodden routes of Thailand villas and India’s Golden Triangle opens up a […]

Why you should visit Phnom Penh prison and killing fields

We travelled the world visiting 15 countries in 10 months but nothing could have prepared us for the horror we found during our visits to the security prison and the killings fields, that day in Phnom Penh. Pol Pot established Kampuchea, the Khmer Rouge controlled state, and took over the Tuol Svay Prey High School […]

Star beds of Africa

Ask anyone who has been on safari in Africa what they remember about the landscapes, and there’s a high chance they will tell you about the seemingly endless African skies. By day you can look miles to the horizon, which is often shaped by hazy mountains, but come nightfall, the only place you want to […]

5 honeymoon destinations for every couple

By Nabeel Shariff on May 16, 2019 in Accommodation, Africa, Asia, Honeymoons, Hotels, Leisure Travel, Maldives, Middle East, Philippines, Qatar, Regions, Resorts, South Africa, Speciality Travel, Thailand The upcoming months are among the most popular months to get married; in particular, May, June, and August are busy times for wedding planners and coordinators. While most […]

Short stay: St. Ermin’s Hotel, Westminster, London, UK

By Paul Johnson on May 15, 2019 in Accommodation, Attractions, Europe, Featured, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, Regions, Restaurants, Travel Miscellany, United Kingdom, Western Europe The four star St. Ermin’s Hotel is a horseshoe-shaped Grade II Listed mansion that can be found in a tranquil Westminster location, befitting of its reputation as a hotel […]

5 fantastic villages and towns to explore in Provence this Summer

Provence is without doubt a popular destination in the summer and for very good reason. The abundant sunshine encourages everything to burst into life. There is a palpable buzz in the air as people make the most of the stunning weather and warm temperatures. The vines are in full leaf, the sunflowers and lavender in […]

6 unexpected, secret Sydney experiences

The sparkling city of Sydney, with its iconic bridge and performance centre, is one of the most beautiful destinations in the world, but can you find some hidden treasures and see the harbour city in a new light? Over, under and on the harbour The Sydney Harbour Bridge, affectionately known by locals as the ‘coat-hanger’, […]

Why Elounda is ideal for your next family vacation

Family vacations are typically difficult to plan, as the parents must think of all sorts of things that will make the vacation comfortable, fun and dare we say relaxing. Crete, as a destination, is a no-brainer when it comes to family vacations as it offers variety in hotel properties, fun experiences, the nature is completely […]

Plant-based pioneers in Singapore

As plant based options become the norm on menus around the world it truly is an exciting time to be vegan. Gone are the days when we would have to sustain ourselves with dishes that lacked creativity, taste and nutrition. Now we can dine at the finest restaurants and stay in luxurious hotels safe in […]

Short stay: Ansty Hall, Ansty, Near Coventry, UK

By Paul Johnson on May 14, 2019 in Accommodation, Attractions, Europe, Family Travel, Featured, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, Regions, Restaurants, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, United Kingdom, Western Europe Situated in 8 acres of grounds in the rolling Warwickshire countryside, Macdonald Ansty Hall is a Grade II Listed Georgian mansion dating back to 1678. […]