“A two-day riot of colour, dance and music, the Sani Festival is the perfect way to build a social camaraderie among the far-flung villages of the Zanskar valley.” Sandeepa and Chetan
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.
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.
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?
Travelling the world can really take its toll on a frequent jetsetter, with endless queues and layovers in airports. Fortunately, there are places where comfort and luxury are at the heart of the world’s busiest airport terminals. Here are three of our favourite luxurious airportsfrom around the world.
Holidaying in a ‘green’ way used to mean camping in a field surrounded by cow manure. How times have changed! The emergence of eco-chic holiday homes means that now you can play your part, respecting the planet, whilst relaxing in comfortable or even luxurious surroundings. Here’s five of our favourites…
If you want a somewhat different Christmas shopping experience this year, and crave shops that offer you more than the run of the mill, then head over to one of London’s most underrated shopping destinations – Chelsea. With big high street brands, designer stores and unique boutique shops, this is one area where you are sure to find that perfect gift.
Cottars 1920’s Camp, Luxury camping safaris, Kenya
Luxury camping may well have originated in Africa, when adventurous hunters would spend months at a time on their own migration across the continent, in pursuit of game, accompanied by a retinue of staff and all manner of home comforts. The tradition continues into modern day, although now guests ‘hunt’ with their cameras.
There’s a wonderful range of luxury camping safaris on offer from across Africa, from contemporary-styled camps to those that will take you back in time to the age of the adventurer. We’d like to share with you some of our favourites.
Nestled amongst the rolling, white sand dunes of Boa Vista, an abandoned hamlet, once home to farmers and fishermen, has been renovated with loving care and transformed into a peaceful oasis in the heart of the desert of the Norte National Park.
The Gambia in west Africa, is best known as a winter sun destination but the summer, especially up until the end of June is a great time to visit, with temperatures in the 30s, beautiful quiet beaches and an average of 9 hours sunshine.
Later on in the ‘green’ season, as its known, the rain usually comes in short sharp bursts, often at night and…
The Naatange Spa & Fitness Centre, at the Sheraton Gambia Resort & Spa, offers a wide range of treatments that will help you to relax and unwind: the perfect start to any holiday in The Gambia.
In the heart of the bustling city of Jaipur, tucked away down a quiet side street, you’ll find the enchanting boutique hotel, Samode Haveli.
Built over 175 years ago, within the walls of Jaipur, the Samode Haveli was once the manor house for the royal family. The style, elegance and graceful architecture of the times have been restored and preserved in the hotel today.
Rome is without doubt one of the most romantic cities in the world but where should you take your loved one if you want to share the very best Rome has to offer?