Category: North America

Top 5 destinations for the wine connoisseur

Top 5 destinations for the wine connoisseur

After the excesses of Christmas, it’s usually time to hide away the chocolates, refrain from that double helping of Beef Wellington and avert your eyes when a glass of wine is offered. It’s all too tempting…but I like the idea of spending this time thinking where we can retox! As you get over your ‘dry’ January […]

An affair with Canada

An affair with Canada

2017 is the year to move on from conventional, well-trodden holiday ground. As the world appears to shrink, it’s time to chase new horizons. And the horizons couldn’t get any wider than the impressive open spaces of Canada! However, it’s not just sheer size that makes this country awe-inspiring; it is also the variety within. […]

The 7 best Cali-Baja experiences in San Diego

The 7 best Cali-Baja experiences in San Diego

San Diego is “Cali-Baja” culture, a blend of Mexico and California. From experiences to restaurants, San Diego gives you a chance to try this historical mix in a region rich with both old and new cultural direction. Yes, San Diego is water, whales, golf and history. Under it all is this different cultural melt that […]

5 luxury Winter experiences in Victoria, BC

5 luxury Winter experiences in Victoria, BC

British Columbia is the perfect destination for a winter weekend getaway. It’s small enough to manage in a short time period, but offers enough activities and delicacies that you end up having more choices than time. It’s one of those destinations that wins your heart and warrants multiple visits. Here are five things to do […]

3 ethical dolphin experiences in Florida

3 ethical dolphin experiences in Florida

Florida is home to countless dolphin experiences, but the following adventures allow the ocean dwelling mammal to stay out of captivity, in their natural environment. Dolphin excursions are an incredible way to spend part of your day in the Sunshine State; tours are often educational and provide an up close look at a variety of […]

I want a ranch holiday... what sort of ranch do I want?

I want a ranch holiday… what sort of ranch do I want?

The answer will depend, as always, as to who you are and what you would like from your holiday.  Ranches in both the US and  Canada are broadly split into four types which range from simple accommodation on working ranches to luxurious accommodation with spas and every wish catered for. The only common denominator is […]

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5 of the world’s most exclusive hotels with up to 70% off

As you can imagine I have stayed at some absolutely amazing hotels and resorts, which is definitely one of the perks of my job. Whether I am visiting an iconic city or one of the most beautiful holiday destinations in the world, I always like to get the best out of my trip, by matching […]

7 unsuspected gems in Key West

7 unsuspected gems in Key West

Several places in Key West, Florida have a lot of hype built up around them, like Blue Heaven and Sloppy Joe’s Bar. There are places and things to do that aren’t in every travel blogger’s posts. If you ever wander to the United State’s southernmost city, you’ll find the following to be hidden treasures. Ibis Bay Resort Once booming […]

Why 2017 is the year to do Canada

Why 2017 is the year to do Canada

2017 marks the 150-year anniversary – or sesquicentenary – of Canada’s Confederation. Cities across Canada will welcome guests to unique celebrations and vibrant events this year. With so much going on, this is your perfect time to give Canada a go. In fact, Canada has been voted the top holiday destination to visit in 2017 […]

How to spoil your Valentine 8 ways

How to spoil your Valentine 8 ways

How to find somewhere special for Valentine’s day is one of life’s challenges. When roses and chocolates are just not enough, where can you go to spoil your loved one? How to find the right balance between romantic luxury, fun, memorable but not over the top?  Heading across the Atlantic is always a special treat. […]

Experience the real America in Tennessee

Experience the real America in Tennessee

Nestled between eight different states, Tennessee is the epitome of ‘the real America’, influenced no doubt by its neighbours, whose attitudes, beliefs and cultures seep in through its borders. It’s here that you’ll find hearty and delicious food, popular music and stunning natural vistas. It’s little wonder that Tennessee has become the ultimate location for […]

8 Atlanta foods you must try

8 Atlanta foods you must try

Being an Atlanta native, I don’t have to travel far to indulge in an unimaginably large variety of foods that range from “down home” Southern cooking to upscale delicacies. The city has strange but versatile dishes that are vital to try when vacationing in the latest film hub of the United States. Fox Bros. barbecue brisket […]

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Here’s where the best New Year’s Eve celebrations were around the world

Another year has gone and there were some incredible festivities around the world. If your New Year’s Eve ended in the usual anti climax of queues and busy crowds in the same bar you go to all year, then why not plan something different to see out 2017? If you fancy planning a more exotic […]

The famous five: 5 family holiday ideas for 2017

The famous five: 5 family holiday ideas for 2017

Time to think of travel plans for 2017.  Where to take the family for a luxurious and memorable holiday? The USA and Canada has many of the answers. With wide open spaces, lots of variety, there is plenty to do to keep the whole family entertained. Take the grandparents, take the children, there is fun […]

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Top 3 best designed resorts in the world

What makes a resort special? Food, service and location are three key commonly stated factors, but the design of any resort plays an important role in tying the resort to its location through its style and the materials used. The design can also epitomise the soul of the particular resort or an overarching value to […]

Top 4 Canadian cities to celebrate New Year's Eve

Top 4 Canadian cities to celebrate New Year’s Eve

The time left in 2016 is quickly running out, and to many this chapter will not be closed with any disappointment or sadness. Rather, it will be quite the opposite with this New Year’s Eve being a particularly celebrated evening. This year we want to celebrate in style, enjoying new experiences, delicious food and fantastic […]

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