Category: Going Out

5 great cities, 5 incredible restaurants

5 great cities, 5 incredible restaurants

When you visit a city, where do you want to go – a good restaurant, or the best restaurant? The best of course, is going to be subject to opinion and taste, but often locals and travellers alike will reach consensus on a city’s best restaurant. I admit it’s risky, and maybe controversial, but I [...]

Top tips to help you enjoy a luxury night out at the theatre in London

Top tips to help you enjoy a luxury night out at the theatre in London

Planning the perfect evening at the theatre need not make you stressed. Remember the emphasis on a theatre trip is on relaxation and enjoyment. Fortunately, adding the sparkle to a long leisurely evening at the theatre can be easily accomplished with an early start: an aperitif, a pre-theatre dinner (not three courses just two) at [...]

The Victoria Falls: the smoke that thunders

The Victoria Falls: the smoke that thunders

Rising up 108 metres above the mighty Zambezi river and often quoted in the top ten attractions in the world to visit , lies the mighty Victoria Falls (otherwise known as Mosi-oa-Tunya , literally translated as ‘The Smoke that Thunders’). Many claim that these mighty falls are the largest on earth, based on the phenomenal [...]

5 great destinations for a luxury self-catering break in the UK

5 great destinations for a luxury self-catering break in the UK

If you’re planning a luxury self-catering break in the UK this year, but are stuck on where to go, our handy guide to five of the UK’s top spots is a perfect place to start. Whether you’re after peace and quiet in luxurious surroundings, tranquil natural beauty, thrilling races, cultural treasures or elegant dining; you’ll [...]

5 of the strangest tourist attractions in the world

5 of the strangest tourist attractions in the world

If laying on a beach isn’t your thing and you’re not one for adrenaline-filled action but are looking for something a bit more unusual than the museums or standard tourist attractions, then this is for you. Hidden amongst some of the World’s most popular destinations are some of the strangest tourist attractions in the world. [...]

5 ways to connect with the locals in Vienna

5 ways to connect with the locals in Vienna

Vienna, Austria has created a luxury environment to travel back in time: sumptuous baroque palaces and Art Nouveau architecture, a cake and coffeehouse culture nurtured over centuries, an unparalleled classical music heritage and a well cultivated Imperial history. However, more modern travellers are ready to venture beyond stucco, sweets, and stories of the defunct. They [...]

What to do when visiting the ancient capital of Myanmar

What to do when visiting the ancient capital of Myanmar

Myanmar (or Burma) is still one of the few destinations in South East Asia that has remained largely unknown. It is only more recently that it has become one of the most sought after destinations for travelers. If you are thinking of visiting Myanmar and its charming former capital Yangon, here is how to experience [...]

5 top tips for a starry-eyed escorted film location tour

5 top tips for a starry-eyed escorted film location tour

Whether your favourite on-screen location is from Downton Abbey or The Sound of Music you can guarantee there are many like-minded fans wanting to visit the real life locations they have swooned over on celluloid. Of course you can make a personal pilgrimage which will involve the hassle of hire cars, map-reading and asking for [...]

Karni Mata – the temple devoted to rats

Karni Mata – the temple devoted to rats

The marble floors are covered in a jungle of living fur. Little black shapes scuttle and scurry across the cool stone. Tens of thousands of rats are offered food and shelter, darting and scampering over the feet of people. The rats run freely and fearlessly, and one should be careful where they step! It might [...]

5 not-to-be-missed experiences in Verona, Italy

5 not-to-be-missed experiences in Verona, Italy

Verona, located in Northeast Italy in the Veneto region, is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy.  Often overlooked beside neighboring Venice, it possesses an impressive artistic heritage and many cultural diversions. It has also been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to the importance and value of its many historical edifices. Located [...]

5 romantic hotels for ‘The Kiss’ in Edinburgh

5 romantic hotels for ‘The Kiss’ in Edinburgh

One of the world’s best-known romantic works of art is sure to attract loved-up couples to the city of Edinburgh over the coming year. Rodin’s sculpture The Kiss is on loan from Tate Britain to the Scottish National Gallery from 2nd February 2013 to 2nd February 2014. Auguste Rodin’s famous marble sculpture (completed in 1904), is [...]

Interview with Charles Skene, Owner of Skene House, Aberdeen

Interview with Charles Skene, Owner of Skene House, Aberdeen

Professor Charles Skene OBE has been owning and running various businesses for 50 years. His main business in Aberdeen is Skene House Hotel Suites and Conference Suites, which he started developing some 35 years ago to satisfy a need for incoming oil-related families working for North Sea oil & gas. Over the last 15 years [...]

Top 10 unusual things to do in New York City

Top 10 unusual things to do in New York City

For many, New York is a ‘must’. Its legendary skyscrapers, cuisine and entertainment rival that of any other place in the world. No matter what time of year you visit, be it in the hot summer or enchanting winter, you are promised an unforgettable holiday. But besides the obvious, what is there to do in [...]

Luxury in the La Rioja region: drink, bathe and play in the finest Spanish wines

Luxury in the La Rioja region: drink, bathe and play in the finest Spanish wines

When you think about it, Spain is a bit bonkers. They host the world’s largest annual tomato fight (La Tomatina), their national sport is bullfighting, they celebrate festivities by building human towers and every year, they release angry bulls into the narrow streets of Pamplona whilst willing participants run for their lives. It doesn’t sound [...]

The 5 greatest natural wonders in Koh Samui, Thailand

The 5 greatest natural wonders in Koh Samui, Thailand

The beautiful island of Koh Samui has it all. With white sandy beaches, breathtaking sunsets, and clear oceans, it really is an idyllic island paradise. It is a lesser known holiday destination, but is one of Thailand’s secret havens: it was only discovered by tourists in the last 20 years and since then has grown [...]

The top 5 new restaurants in London

The top 5 new restaurants in London

London is one of the culinary capitals of the world with new restaurants opening every day. This article lists five of the latest must-visit restaurants that are causing a stir in the capital. Mari Vanna 116 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7PJ Mari Vanna is one of London’s best kept Russian secrets, located in the exclusive Knightsbridge [...]

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