Category: North America

Undiscovered New York: top 5 hidden gems in the Big Apple

Undiscovered New York: top 5 hidden gems in the Big Apple

A truly great city offers visitors an ongoing evolution of experiences, surprising even its avid fans with new and exciting things to do just when you think you’ve seen it all. These world-class cities are hard to come by, and no other fits this description like New York City. This is a place where the […]

6 of the world's best bucket-list breaks

6 of the world’s best bucket-list breaks

When choosing a holiday, do you ever struggle to decide whether to embark on an action-packed adventure, or default to a lazy beach-based getaway? Go for a snappy city break, or relaxed romantic retreat? Or how about – both? Combine two, three or even four destinations for a once-in-a-lifetime holiday – there’s nothing quite like […]

Photograph of the week: Scuba diving in Devil's Den

Photograph of the week: Scuba diving in Devil’s Den

Florida is mostly known for its sandy beaches and tropical diving. However, scuba diving addicts know that Florida best underwater secrets lie north of Orlando, where a network of crystal-clear water springs can be dived all year long. The most amazing of all is called the Devil’s Den. The spring of Williston, FL, is a […]

4 of the best Olympic cities

4 of the best Olympic cities

As the Olympics gather pace in Rio (c’mon Team GB!), one of the most vibrant and photogenic cities on the planet, I decided to take a look back at some of the other great cities that have hosted the world’s biggest sporting event. Impossible as it was to pick just a handful, here are a […]

Why I would like to be in the Canadian Rockies right now!

Why I would like to be in the Canadian Rockies right now!

First of all, the sun is probably shining as you read this whereas in London, the sky is grey. Secondly, I could be outside enjoying a good meal with a backdrop of amazing scenery and doing all sorts of exciting activities. Thirdly, I could be watching an elk strolling across a grassy meadow or a […]

ATV rides in Los Cabos Mexico

Top 3 ways to experience the desert Outback of Los Cabos, Mexico

Los Cabos, Mexico might best be known for glorious beaches, hot nightlife, luxury resorts and shimmering views of the turquoise Sea of Cortez. While it’s true that the ocean and beach are Cabo’s primary draws for the millions of visitors who visit each year, the dramatic desert environment of Baja California Sur offers a unique […]

Tranquility Bay Resort, Ambergris Caye

10 things to learn while you travel

Experiential travel is the best kind – and what better way to get under a destination’s skin than by learning a new skill under the guidance of local experts? From cooking and dancing to surfing and diving, via a multitude of handicrafts, here are some suggestions for educational, practical activities to try out on your […]

The foothills of Atlas Mountains in Morocco

Top 6 family travel destinations for October half-term

As the nights begin to draw in and the temperatures start to fall, it’s tempting to get away with your family for a change of scene. October half-term is the last chance in the school holidays calendar to make tracks before Christmas. You don’t always have to choose the most obvious destinations. These six family […]

6 luxe Summer experiences in Vail, Colorado

6 luxe Summer experiences in Vail, Colorado

Vail is known for skiing and snow sports, but it is just as fun in the Summertime when you can enjoy activities that are not available in winter. It also has a totally different ambiance in the Summer and you can enjoy the warmth of the sun while cycling along the river, head to the […]

6 great reasons to visit Oregon

6 great reasons to visit Oregon

Variety is one word that sums up Oregon. Sights that vary from the Pacific Ocean to Mount Hood, an extinct volcano rising 3426 metres above the Columbia Gorge. Gentle rolling countryside changes into jagged outcrops of rock. Follow one of the Scenic Byways (Oregon has more of these than any other state in the Union) […]

Canada Day 2017

Canada Day 2017

Earlier this month, on 1st July, Canada celebrated the most important day of its calendar year – Canada Day! Fantastic celebrations took place, lighting the country up with energy and enthusiasm for the occasion, particularly in anticipation for Canada’s 150th birthday next year. With so many activities and festivities taking place, you’ll be spoilt for choice […]

Cabo Real Golf Course in Los Cabos Mexico

Glorious greens: 3 top golf courses in Los Cabos, Mexico

It’s little surprise that Los Cabos, Mexico has become synonymous with exceptional golf. This breathtaking destination at the tip of the Baja Peninsula is home to courses designed by some of the best-known names in the sport. In addition to striking layouts by Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Greg Norman, Tom Weiskopf, Tom Fazio and others, […]

Culture and coastlines in the Palm Beaches

Culture and coastlines in the Palm Beaches

One thing that always stands out on any visit to the Palm Beaches is the relaxing lifestyle. Imagine whiling away the day on a beach, sipping a Mojito and gazing across the ocean at a local bar, or delving into the famed shopping boulevards. Well, with this selection of the best ways to shop and […]

4 Summertime experiences to sample in Leavenworth, WA

4 Summertime experiences to sample in Leavenworth, WA

Nestled in the Cascades in central Washington, the mountain town of Leavenworth is known for its Bavarian theme and seasonal festivals. Summer’s warm climate maximizes outdoor pleasures while German architecture showcases flowers exploding over balconies and hanging baskets throughout the village. All that color and sunshine makes a cheerful setting. Enjoy shopping, beer gardens, and […]

Montreal - a food lover's paradise

Montreal – a food lover’s paradise

With its cobbled streets and quaint charm, Montreal has often been the chosen destination for the culture seeker. Set on an island in the Saint Lawrence River, near Ottawa and Quebec City as well as the border of Vermont, Montreal is the world’s second largest French-speaking city. Influenced by a combination of North American and […]

Top 5 luxury pool perks around the world

Top 5 luxury pool perks around the world

One of the most requested hotel amenities is a gorgeous pool, but sophisticated travelers are no longer content splashing around in just any old swimming pool. The following five luxury hotels are gilding the lily with these additional perks. 1. Beauty tech No more sunburn worries while enjoying W Retreat & Spa – Vieques Island […]

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