Where can Americans travel to in December?

By Christopher Hill on Nov 18, 2020 in Africa, Asia, Belize, Brazil, Caribbean, Central America, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Featured, Health & Safety, Maldives, Mexico, North America, Peru, Regions, Rwanda, South Africa, South America, Tanzania, Travel Miscellany The big buzz right now surrounds Pfizer’s potential COVID-19 vaccine and hopes that it will prove effective […]

A perfect day in Bandol, Provence

If you wake up in one of the small boutique hotels that are within distance of Bandol, then your day is already perfect. The light in Bandol and surrounding areas in the morning is glorious; it will flood your room with warmth. Looking out across the view will leave you breathless, the big open skies […]

Riding the Glacier Express through Switzerland

Switzerland impresses with its nature and mountains. One of the best ways to experience Switzerland is to take the Glacier Express. This is a panorama train that crosses Switzerland from St. Moritz to Zermatt. The Glacier Express runs this 8-hour route daily from May to October. Many travelers make the trip in a day, but […]

Suite of the week: Casa Ventanas, Cayo Espanto, San Pedro, Belize

Suite name: Casa VentanasLocation: Cayo Espanto, San Pedro, BelizeSize of accommodation: 1,100 square feetCost per night: starting from $1,795What makes it special: Casa Ventanas is the private island resort’s exclusive over-the-water bungalow, allowing for an intimate and unique way to soak up the Belizean sun and explore the vast underwater life below. Perfectly positioned three miles off the coast of […]

Top 10 places to visit in South India

South India is a fascinating region with a wide range of experiences. Bordered by the Arabian Sea in the west, Bay of Bengal in the east and Indian Ocean in the South, the South Indian peninsula is the region encompassing the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu as well as the […]

Travelling to Tanzania during a pandemic

Whilst most of the world remains shut for tourism, Tanzania have adopted another approach. With open borders and open arms, Tanzania is actively encouraging tourism which is a breath of fresh air in this world that is filled with so much doom and gloom. I flew off to Tanzania at the start of October for […]

Natural wonder in Antarctica

Achingly beautiful and wildly pristine, remote Antarctica is unlike any other destination on earth and defies the imagination. The land is a vast white icescape, dotted with soaring mountains untouched by mankind and blessed with wildlife flourishing in this snowy enclave. Take time to marvel at the many wonders of this incredible peninsula where ice-filled […]

Recipe of the week: Tomato tartar

A Swiss dish with a Mediterranean flair, tomato tartar is inspired by the flavors found around Lake Maggiore, which borders both Switzerland and Italy. While most people think of a heavy cheese fondue, pasta or pizza when hearing about Swiss or Italian food, tomato tartar is a refreshing and light vegetarian option. This recipe uses […]

The Turkish delights of chartering a luxury gulet

Endless days of sunshine and warmth beckon in the Eastern Mediterranean even as we head into winter, but you can start planning your next spring or summer holiday and take your friends and family to Turkey on a beautiful luxury gulet adventure in 2021. Gulets are traditional wooden-hulled vessels that are locally built and offer […]

Iceland in 2021 – social distance locations

Despite news of vaccines and a changing political environment, I think it’s safe to say that the COVID-19 virus won’t be fully eradicated any time soon. Not in the first half of 2021 anyway. However, that doesn’t mean that travel and ‘life’ can’t take on a semblance of normality as countries and borders get to […]

The best spa days in Barcelona

Friendly warning: due to the current Coronavirus situation and restrictions that are regularly changing, it’s best to double check before leaving that the venue you’re heading to is open and operating. Deep back massages, a dip in the heated pool with panoramic sea views, and a steam in the sauna. Sound inviting? With all the […]

Photograph of the week: Borobudur, Indonesia

Borobudur Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage site and the largest Buddhist Temple in the world containing more Buddha sculptures than any other site in the world; 504 Buddhas to be exact. There is a lot of mystery and uncertainty about exactly when and why the temple was built. One thing is certain though; Borobudur […]

I Do Not Have The Emotional Bandwidth For A Coup Right Now.

Dear GOP, Look, here’s the thing: I’ve got a lot going on right now. I mean, not technically. Technically, I walk around the house nursing a stash of Halloween candy while occasionally changing from “day pajamas” to “night pajamas” (the sartorial differences are subtle but significant). Today I cried while watching a tiktok video, a […]

A passport’s life

By Jamie Edwards on Nov 10, 2020 in Travel Miscellany I am an obsessive collector. At ten, I started collecting postage stamps, fascinated by the colorful, miniature designs and illustrations. By twelve, I was also collecting stickers; Hello Kitty, Miffy, scratch ‘n’ sniff, sparkly, and those satisfyingly tactile, puffy ones. When I moved to NYC […]