What is Left When We Go.

We went to Germany, and I cried. Not right away. It wasn’t until the last day that I finally did. Rand asked if I wanted to rent a car to go down to see my father’s grave. He asked me in the early hours of the morning, when jet lag had us both exhausted but […]

Top 5 Zanzibar hotels to relax in after your safari

Kenya and Tanzania have long been favourites for those looking for a safari and beach holiday, with the vast plains of the Serengeti, Masai Mara and other reserves offering what many consider to be the ultimate safari experience. Wherever you go on your safari in East Africa, Zanzibar is the most popular choice for a […]

An elegant stay at Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire

Sometimes you just need a respite from the hassles of modern life and last week on a glorious spring day I swapped South West London for Chicheley Hall. A beautiful and elegant Grade I listed mansion set within 80 acres of immaculately kept grounds. It’s a place – and with good reason – which is […]

Unsung heroes of the Greek islands

The Greek islands are an ever-popular summer destination and perfect for exploring by yacht. While islands like Santorini, Mykonos and Corfu see large numbers of visitors in peak months, don’t let over-crowding deter you – beyond the abundant and much-loved Greek islands, numerous hideaway retreats await, relatively unknown and untouched by tourism. Brimming with wild […]

Over-tourism leads to under-tourism

While ‘over-tourism’ has been a hot topic over the past year, its antidote ‘under-tourism’ has gained momentum in the last few months and we are thrilled! We identify hugely with this new trend as we appreciate that tourist hoards can be off-putting for many, especially the discerning traveller who values exclusive experiences when exploring destinations […]

Brazil’s top 5 nature destinations

Luxury tourism to Brazil is back in focus with the news that Virgin Atlantic recently announced that they would launch daily flights on their Dreamliner fleet between London Heathrow and São Paulo in 2020. Of course, Brazil’s beaches and Rio de Janeiro are on the wish list of most international travellers, but there has been […]

Top 5 family ski hotels

By Craig Burton on Apr 11, 2019 in Accommodation, Austria, Colorado, Europe, Family Travel, France, Hotels, Leisure Travel, North America, Regions, Speciality Travel, Switzerland, USA, Western Europe When we go travelling with our families we want to know that all our desires and needs are catered for; from making sure the hotel has all the […]

Spirit Vine, Brazil – a stay in a Ayahuasca Retreat Centre

Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world. It’s filled with fiesta-loving cities and under the radar rainforest backwaters. And deep within this area of other-worldly beauty is Spirit Vine – one of the best Ayahuasca retreat centres in Brazil. Surrounded by lush Atlantic forest, here you’ll be able to embrace a complete state […]

Top 5 ports to visit on the Danube

By Scott Anderson on Apr 09, 2019 in Austria, Cruises & Boat Travel, Eastern Europe, Europe, Germany, Hungary, Leisure Travel, Regions, Slovakia, Speciality Travel, Western Europe Travelling some 1,700 miles between Germany and Ukraine, Europe’s second-longest river links no fewer than ten countries, showcasing some of the Continent’s most impressive cities. But, alongside the great […]

Bryher: 9 reasons to visit this idyllic Isle of Scilly

By Michael Edwards on Apr 09, 2019 in Accommodation, Attractions, Europe, Events, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, Regions, Travel Miscellany, United Kingdom, Western Europe A little over a mile long and rarely half a mile wide, Bryher is as close as you will get to the Caribbean around Britain. The rugged island, “The Island […]

6 amazing things about Botswana

Back when Prince Harry was wooing his now-wife Meghan Markle, a key ingredient in his recipe for romance was an African safari. More specifically, an African safari in Botswana. Perhaps it was the unparalleled thrill of being in the wild or the romance of the setting he took her to. Perhaps it was the secrecy […]

Amazonia: the paradise of nature photographers

The best place in the world for nature photographers has to be Amazonia. Because of its sheer size and biodiversity, it accounts for half of the world’s tropical rainforest; it is a must for those that love to photograph nature. Whether you are a hobbyist, professional or happy snapper, you will find so many interesting […]

The 5 alternative sights in Moscow that you must not miss

Even the most ardent luxury traveler can grow tired after days of high-end restaurants, expensive malls and glitzy hotels. Luckily, Moscow offers a ton of cool sights and activities that will appeal to luxury and regular travelers alike, even if some of these will require a bigger-than-average budget. These five tips are guaranteed to get your adrenaline […]

Crete: the Greek haven of fine dining

One of the most exciting travel experiences begins with food discovery. In recent years, Crete has seen a surprising number of refreshing new gastronomic ventures evolve into an eclectic blend of cuisines and dining concepts. Greek cuisine needs no introduction, but think Cretan gourmet: a unique Mediterranean terrain with exceptional vegetables and meats with a […]