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Traditional charm and modern luxury in southern Italy

Our hotel of the month for July is Masseria Torre Maizz, a former Puglian watch tower and working farm converted into a luxury 5 star hotel. We love the combination of traditional character and modern luxury in such an idyllic setting surrounded by orchards and vineyards. In addition the hotel has its own golf course set amongst ancient olive trees and the stunning Coccaro Beach Club.

The unique and historic Mercer Hotel Barcelona, Spain

Located in the heart of the Gothic Quarter and with just 28 rooms, the Mercer Hotel Barcelona is a unique establishment in a restored heritage building of tremendous historical value to the city. Parts of the building dates back to the 1st century AD, including a portion of the Roman wall of ancient Barcino, whilst other parts date back to the middle ages.

The ultimate in relaxation with a wellness river cruise along the Danube

For many a holiday is a chance to relax and unwind, stepping away from the stresses of modern life to enjoy a week or two of peace. A river cruise is the ideal time to give yourself a chance to recuperate and have everything taken care of for you – including meals, drinks, flights and transfers. So why not indulge in the ultimate relaxation experience and choose a river cruise with a real ‘feel good factor’?

Pampering and relaxation at the Solent Spa, Hampshire

Right from the moment I wrapped myself up in the soft, white, fluffy robe I felt pampered. I was at the Solent Hotel in Hampshire on the south coast of England, for a morning of relaxation. Opening out on to a small meadow and woodland, the spa is a wonderful place to unwind, particularly on a sunny day.

Sustainability in Tanzania Part 2 – Tembo Kijani EcoLodge

Waking up to the soft sound of the waves, singing birds and the rustling of the palm trees. Looking out the window to see monkeys and the most beautiful butterflies passing by. Getting away from it all, forgetting about such things as the time or the date, simply relaxing, surrounded by nature – this is what the Tembo Kijani EcoLodge offer their guests.

Virtual Tour of Villa Buddha, Bali

Take your pick from these three luxury villas, set in tropical gardens by the sea in northern Bali – Villa Nujum, Villa Samora and Villa Buddha. Lit by hundreds of lamps by night to create a fairytale atmosphere, each has its own stunning infinity swimming pool, jacuzzi and spacious indoor and outdoor areas, sleeping up to 6, 12 or 18 people respectively.

Sustainability in Tanzania – Part One – The building of a dream

Would you like to experience Africa’s wildlife and nature and enjoy some of the continents loveliest beaches, while knowing that your holiday was not damaging the environment? Sarah Peled from Tembo Kijani Ecolodge in Tanzania, shares her thoughts on what it takes to be eco-friendly and create an ecolodge?

From a cave hotel in Turkey to the ultimate in luxury in St Moritz

We all love a bit of luxury, but there is so much more to making a hotel really memorable. I recently asked 5 well-respected travel bloggers what were their favourite luxury, boutique or eco chic hotels. They replied with a very interesting mix, from the ultimate in luxury to something a little more unusual.

Virtual Tour of the Soneva Fushi, Maldives

The Soneva Fushi Resort is an idyllic, desert island hideaway with perfect white sand beaches lapped by crystal clear, aquamarine waters. Located in the Baa Atoll, the Maldives’ only UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, Soneva Fushi a truly stunning resort, with a wonderful range of luxurious beachside villas, some with private pools, as you can see for yourself in this 360 virtual tour of Soneva Fushi by Ron Arnoldussen, FOTOGRAFIE 360.

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