Top 10 influencers to inspire your next UK holiday

Top 10 influencers to inspire your next UK holiday

Have you got itchy feet? Are you longing to escape somewhere new, somewhere you can look out from to see a different view? Love it or hate it Instagram is still one of the top places people look to for inspiration when planning a holiday. While some travel influencers...

5 great benefits of spending time in nature

5 great benefits of spending time in nature

As summer gets underway, days are long and with a bit of luck, sunny too. After being stuck in lockdown for months, you’re probably going a little stir crazy. How people have coped with the challenges of the last few months varies greatly from one person to the next....

Why Dorset should be on your summer holiday bucket list

Why Dorset should be on your summer holiday bucket list

Dorset on the south coast of England boasts one of the countries loveliest coastlines. Known as the Jurassic Coast, long stretches of beaches are backed by stunning fossil-filled cliffs with fascinating rock formations displaying millions of years of geological...

Top 10 treehouse holidays around the world

Top 10 treehouse holidays around the world

Where better to escape the stresses of work and your everyday routine than by heading up into the treetops? From a luxurious suite with a hot tub in the grounds of an English country house hotel to a rainforest eco-lodge with 360° views of the jungle, there's no place...

Immerse yourself in Madeira in a historic hotel in Funchal

Immerse yourself in Madeira in a historic hotel in Funchal

Madeira is the perfect island for beautiful almost-tropical scenery, whether you're walking in the mountains high above the clouds or enjoying the sound of the waves by the coast. When we visited last December, we were lucky enough to stay at two stunning and tucked...

Boutique ocean cruising aboard the Viking Sea

Boutique ocean cruising aboard the Viking Sea

I’m aboard the floating-boutique-hotel called the Viking Sea. Viking Cruises has six of these stunning ships, all almost identical, with more coming over the next few years. I’m first impressed with the beauty of the Viking Sea’s Nordic design, then with the luxury...

Le Germain Charlevoix Hotel & Spa, Quebec

Le Germain Charlevoix Hotel & Spa, Quebec

Imagine the rural Quebec of a storybook. Tall evergreens and maple trees that blaze crimson in autumn and drip sap to be made into syrup in spring. Farmland, dotted with farmhouses and animals, rolls up from the mighty St. Lawrence River. There’s likely a charming...

Belle Mont Farm, St Kitts | Luxury accommodation on an organic farm

Belle Mont Farm, St Kitts | Luxury accommodation on an organic farm

On the slopes of Mount Liamuiga with stunning views down the hillside to the Caribbean Sea, the exclusive resort of Belle Mont Farm offers so much more than other luxury hotels. It’s a celebration of the local community, on the unspoilt West Indian island St Kitts....

Top 10 luxury hotels in central London

Top 10 luxury hotels in central London

Steeped in history yet no stranger to innovation, London is one of the finest capitals in the world. Whether it's your first visit or your one hundredth, there will always be something new to discover. The city celebrates its multiculturalism, with some 270...

The Saint John: History and luxury in the heart of Valletta, Malta

The Saint John: History and luxury in the heart of Valletta, Malta

Valletta, Malta's golden capital city, is a maze of narrow streets rolling up and down hills, past churches and pavement cafés, with every corner decorated with statues and colourful balconies. The city's concentration of historic architecture means the whole of...

Luxury Cruising Peru’s Amazon River

Luxury Cruising Peru’s Amazon River

Have you ever been to a place so isolated there is no road in or out? I’m not talking about an island paradise below the equator, but a spot off the grid and so remote it’s known as the largest city in the world you can only get to by air or boat. Where a jungle...

Top 10 historic hotels in the British Isles

Top 10 historic hotels in the British Isles

It’s always a pleasure to stay in a hotel with a bit of history behind it and in the British Isles, namely the islands of Great Britain, Ireland and over six thousand smaller isles, there are plenty to choose from. The region is rich in historic buildings - castles...

Na Nirand, a peaceful oasis in the heart of Chiang Mai, Thailand

Na Nirand, a peaceful oasis in the heart of Chiang Mai, Thailand

In central Chiang Mai in northern Thailand, the Na Nirand Romantic Boutique Resort is the epitome of calm and elegance, perched on the riverbank. This article contains affiliate links. For more information about affiliate links, please visit our Affiliate DIsclosure...

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,...

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...