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Top 5 rooftop bars in Malaga, Spain

Top 5 rooftop bars in Malaga, Spain

Who doesn?t love a rooftop bar? Especially in a city such as Malaga on Andalusia?s Mediterranean coast, with its perpetual sunshine and soothing views of mountains and sea, the rooftop terrace seems like a no-brainer. Still, it was only sometime in the 1980s that the concept really took off, with a few of the taller […]

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UNESCO old quarter Havana welcomes Cuba’s first 5-star hotel

Now you can experience redefined luxury in the historic, UNESCO protected heart of Havana’s old quarter. Perched atop a remaining section of Havana’s almost 350 year old colonial wall, is the new 5-star Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana. Cuba’s first 5-star hotel opened on 7th June 2017. The Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana […]

5 rooftop bars you must visit in central London

5 rooftop bars you must visit in central London

Don?t say it too loud but London has a summer. It?s true, it really does. This is something that both locals and travellers tend to forget, it also creates something of a quandary when it comes to drinking out; London is great for a roaring fire and cozy hotel bar in the winter, but what […]

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The world’s most innovative, imaginative hotel system: Hyperloop Hotel

Imagine no longer having to fly to your chosen destination, but instead enjoying a smooth transit system between hotels in top cities. Maybe by 2020 you can, if the imaginative, innovative Hyperloop Hotel becomes a reality. Hotels linked by a hyperloop transit system The award winning Hyperloop Hotel concept has been developed by a graduate […]

British Columbia's undiscovered gems - a ski safari

British Columbia’s undiscovered gems – a ski safari

If you like small resorts with huge dumps of snow, small numbers of skiers and large amounts of sunshine, look no further than the sunny side of the Rockies. Each of the resorts has enough to keep you happy for a week, but in my opinion, it ismore fun to take a two-week holiday, a […]

What do Edinburgh locals do in August?

What do Edinburgh locals do in August?

Edinburgh is really buzzing during the festivals and it is a wonderful time to visit, but sometimes it?s good to find somewhere away from the madness to remind you that Edinburgh is still a city where people live and work. Here are some of the activities that locals like to do while the festivals are […]

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Dubai plans to create two man-made islands by 2020

Just in time for the 2020 Expo, Dubai will have expanded itself into the sea in the form of two man-made islands. Marsa Al Arab, the pair of man-made islands, will be located on either side of the Dubai’s iconic sail-shaped hotel, the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. The total space of these islands will be […]

Miami on deck: cruising Florida's sophisticated city

Miami on deck: cruising Florida’s sophisticated city

Take it all in from the water – the exciting, metropolitan cities of Miami and Miami Beach offer infinite possibilities for enjoyment during a private yacht cruise. Complete a thorough tour all in one day, or choose multiple destinations for lingering over a few days. Ready? Let’s cruise! Enter Miami’s Biscayne Bay from the Atlantic […]

Planning your trip to the Galapagos

Planning your trip to the Galapagos

With a 97% rate of endemism among reptiles and land mammals, and the highest reef fish biomass in the world, all stretching across an area only slightly larger than Denmark, the single greatest risk of visiting the Galapagos Islands is simply becoming overwhelmed by all of the options. A successful Galapagos adventure is one that […]

10 of the loveliest experiences to have in Nepal

10 of the loveliest experiences to have in Nepal

Nepal is best known for trekking and a lot of hard physical work! However there also many non-physically exhausting wonderful experiences that Nepal has to offer. Here are my top ten: 1. Dinner at Krishna Dwarikas Kathmandu Dwarika?s Krishna is most likely the best restaurant in Kathmandu and possibly in Nepal. It is the place […]

Sunset view, Los Cabos

On land and sea in Los Cabos

It can be rare to find the kind of escapism that affords you the luxury of genuinely beautiful beachside lounging and truly exhilarating activities. In this respect, Los Cabos has it all. Retreat to this Mexican outpost on the Baja Peninsula, and by all means choose a sunspot and relax ? but for the moments […]

Short stay: The Angel Inn, Corbridge, Northumberland, UK

Short stay: The Angel Inn, Corbridge, Northumberland, UK

Our latest weekend getaway was for a sailing event at Derwent Reservoir in Northumberland for which we chose to stay at The Angel Inn in Corbridge, a pretty town just a 20 minute drive away from the venue and 16 miles west of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. We opted to park on the street rather than in the […]

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Top 5 sky high activities in Meribel

The French Alps are a wonderous place. Not only are the incredible mountains a gift to behold but the skies above are a playground for the experienced and the brave. Here are our top five sky high activities in Meribel. Scenic helicopter rides Sightseeing and Tourist flights are available from a variety of operators in […]

Unique family attractions in the Lake District

Unique family attractions in the Lake District

The adventure capital of the UK, the Lake District is a particularly great place for mums and dads?to have fun?with the kids. The Lakes, in northern England, is a huge all-weather adventure playground where parents?get to be kids and kids can, well, be themselves, in the freedom of 2,362 km? of rugged mountains, glacial lakes […]

Top 10 restaurants in Turkey

Top 10 restaurants in Turkey

The location of a country like Turkey can deeply affect the versatility when it comes to cooking style, flavour and presentation of food. Set right in the middle of Western Europe and Eastern Asia, separated by the Bosphorus strait, the country is connected historically with Greek, Persian, Roman and Ottaman empire influences. I found Turkish […]

5 amazing islands to visit when island hopping in the Andaman archipelago

5 amazing islands to visit when island hopping in the Andaman archipelago

There are over 500 islands in the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago in India. So remote are the islands that only 38 are permanently inhabited. While those that are inhabited do see a huge influx of tourists lusting for the white beaches and emerald green waters, you can still find many niches where you can almost […]

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