Fern Grotto Inn, idyllic self-catering cottages in Kauai, Hawaii

Fern Grotto Inn, idyllic self-catering cottages in Kauai, Hawaii

With its lush trees, beautiful beaches, and unique culture, Hawaii is at the top of the must-visit list of many travellers. But going to Hawaii can be a bit disappointing when you end up staying at a bland condo in a huge resort complex where the only thing that...

Top 5 reasons to visit Luxembourg

Top 5 reasons to visit Luxembourg

 How much do you know about Luxembourg? We all know it's there. Somewhere in central Europe. But not that many of us have been there or even know that much about it. Having recently spent a long weekend there, I'd like to share with you 5 reasons why I think...

Appetite inducing Vancouver

Appetite inducing Vancouver

I love Vancouver. Even during the height of Canadian winter it is rare for this coastal city to see snow. For the few days a year it does come, the flakes rarely last the day (at least at sea level, elevation is a different story!). Vancouver does have its hot days,...

Ottley’s Plantation Inn, the perfect Caribbean retreat

Ottley’s Plantation Inn, the perfect Caribbean retreat

Every now and again I stumble across somewhere that I feel is truly special. It might be a vibrant city hotel or a quiet mountain retreat but without a doubt unique and a cut above the ordinary. It was to share these magical places that I first started writing...

Review: LaFavia, boutique B&B in Milan

Review: LaFavia, boutique B&B in Milan

Finding a home away from home in a city is always an absolute pleasure - there are far too many big scale hotels lacking any charm or personality. To find somewhere in Milan that has both and a lot more besides is marvellous. Staying at LaFavia 4 Rooms invites you...

Boutique cruising with Azamara Journey

Boutique cruising with Azamara Journey

As I stepped aboard the Azamara Journey, a grand staircase greeted me, as did a most welcome glass of champagne. I'd been invited to join a short leg of a Mediterranean cruise to check out this beautiful, recently refitted ship and from what I had heard I was going to...

The stunning Macondo Suites at Ngala Lodge, The Gambia

The stunning Macondo Suites at Ngala Lodge, The Gambia

The award-winning Ngala Lodge celebrated its 20th anniversary last year with 6 new luxury sea view suites and a stunning cliff-top infinity pool. I had heard very good things about the new suites and I was recently asked to photograph them by The Gambia Experience. I...

Gran Melia Tenerife – the boutique Red Level

Gran Melia Tenerife – the boutique Red Level

When I think about a holiday to Tenerife, the first thoughts that spring to mind are not – peaceful, luxury, relaxing and boutique. Yet at the Gran Melia Palacio de Isora this does indeed exist, within its rarified, adults only ‘Red Level’.

Top 8 Events in 2016 on the French Riviera

Top 8 Events in 2016 on the French Riviera

In the summer months, the South of France flourishes with a seasonal demographic. Locals, part-time residents and tourists alike, revel in the Mediterranean climate, stunning scenery and chic atmosphere. Yet the region is not only revered for its temperate climate and...

The Five Ultimate Driving Experiences in the UK

The Five Ultimate Driving Experiences in the UK

The petrol heads out there will appreciate the euphoric sensation that a great drive is capable of evoking. Here at Supercar Experiences, we are passionate about luxury vehicles and thrilling drives. The multifaceted UK landscape offers a range of driving experiences....

Goats on a roof and other natural abundances on Vancouver Island

Goats on a roof and other natural abundances on Vancouver Island

What an abundance! Berries, plums, tomatoes, and lettuces coming up from the earth. Crabs, spot prawns, halibut, lingcod, and salmon fished from the waters. The fields are so full of juicy hay, alfalfa and grass that the dairies have a profusion of milk to experiment...

10 Incredible Luxury Villas From Around the World

10 Incredible Luxury Villas From Around the World

The best luxury villas in popular destinations around the world reflect an appreciation of comfort, design, style and amenities  and often a certain uniqueness that is hard to beat. These exclusive holiday homes are becoming an increasingly popular alternative to...

The 5 Best Spa Hotels in the French Alps

The 5 Best Spa Hotels in the French Alps

Year after year the French Alps attracts thousands of tourists, each more eager than the last to carve their path through the reliably thick snow that coats the remarkable mountain range. Luxury ski resorts such as Serre Chevalier, Courchevel and Megève guarantee a...

Getting the most out of a photography safari in South Africa

Getting the most out of a photography safari in South Africa

If you’re a keen wildlife photographer eager for adventure, a South African photography safari could be just what you’re looking for. With beautiful scenery, a sense of adventure and the ability to spot rare and majestic animals in their natural habitat, it’s little...

Review: Gar Anat Hotel Boutique, Granada

Review: Gar Anat Hotel Boutique, Granada

Granada, university city, home to the incredible Alhambra and the lovely Moorish Albaycin district finds The Gar Anat Hotel Boutique well-located between the city centre and the gorgeous old town. A small 17th-century palace once offering shelter to the peregrines or...

Our top 16 people to follow on Instagram in 2016

Our top 16 people to follow on Instagram in 2016

I can hardly believe that a year has gone by since I wrote about my favourite people on Instagram to follow in 2015. This year I’ve sought the input from a number of bloggers, the lovely ladies that write for BTB. Here are our favourite Instagram accounts that we think you should be following in 2016.

Corinthia Hotel London

Corinthia Hotel London

Corinthia Hotel London is perfectly placed for a luxe London break with top sights nearby, sumptuous rooms, excellent dining and exquisite spa…

The Lugger Hotel – A Rural Cornish Idyll

The Lugger Hotel – A Rural Cornish Idyll

The Lugger has been enjoying rave reviews from The Sunday Times and Conde Nast so I was thrilled to stumble across the property when I was researching a winter trip to Cornwall. The Lugger Hotel , Cornwall Tucked away in the tiny fishing village of Portloe in a former...

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