Category: Leisure Travel

Surprises along the River Rhone in France

Surprises along the River Rhone in France

The 505-mile Rhone River was used by Greek and Roman traders, so today river cruisers can experience antiquity, artistry, history, and some of the best food and wine in Europe. Beginning in Beaune and ending in Avignon, I decided to experience the region by boat and discover both the known and lesser-known charms of a […]

4 of the most romantic places to spend Valentine's Day in Central America

4 of the most romantic places to spend Valentine’s Day in Central America

Central America is the epitome of romance; with its secret beaches tucked away in an oasis of calm and tranquillity, exquisitely crafted lodges hidden deep in the tropical rainforest and vibrant cities overflowing with history and culture, the seven countries of Central America have a little something for everyone on Saint Valentine. Here are some […]

12 of the dreamiest pool villas on the planet

12 of the dreamiest pool villas on the planet

Discerning travellers are becoming increasingly hard to impress; impeccable service, fancy bathroom toiletries and spacious rooms are all taken for granted when you stay at a 5-star hotel. But there’s one room type that even the most hard-to-please globetrotters still get excited about: the pool villa. There’s something about staying somewhere with your very own […]

The 5 most stunning views in Rome

The 5 most stunning views in Rome

Rome has seven hills, and countless spectacular views. Some of them are famous, and discovered by every eager tourist, such as the view of the Roman Forum from the Capitoline Hill, while others are harder to find. Even if you think you know the city well, you might suddenly be surprised. Turn into an ordinary […]

Barcelona Christmas lights

City breaks: a shopping trip to Barcelona

Barcelona has plenty to see and do all year round, and†winter is†no exception. The city is filled with a cosmopolitan buzz, and shoppers can enjoy browsing the markets and†high streets looking for New Year bargains. You’ll also find plenty of delicious treats can always be found in the bars†and restaurants for whenever you need a […]

Top 3 places in Paris if you wish to keep up with the Christmas spirit

Top 3 places in Paris if you wish to keep up with the Christmas spirit

Though Christmas is finished for this year,†its spirit lingers in our streets. You might be a bit frustrated with your gifts, or you can also regret you did not take enough time to choose the right present for the right person. Donít worry; here are three of our more historical brands and shops in Paris […]

Tel Aviv Grand Beach

10 of the best beaches in Israel

Israel really is a romantic place; although rugged and rough around the edges in some respects, itís also a country filled with natural beauty, rich nuggets of spectacular history, and mysteries of the Holy Land. So if youíre looking for a beach break with a little extra magic, here are 10 of the best beaches […]

Photograph of the week: Sailing in traditional dhows in Chole Bay, Mafia Island

Photograph of the week: Sailing in traditional dhows in Chole Bay, Mafia Island

Setting sail in traditional Dhows in Chole Bay, Mafia Island for sun downer drinks in the most idyllic of settings. Mafia Island is most well known for its exceptional diving and snorkeling – especially in its superbly conserved Marine Park. Besides what can be seen under the blue waters of the Indian Ocean there are […]

Cortina Ski Resort

6 of Europe’s classiest ski resorts

Thereís nothing quite like the thrill of the cold wind in your face as you zoom down a steep ski slope, swishing back and forth across the snow. You weave through trees and over jumps with your heart racing until you finally come to a stop at the bottom of the mountain. Still grinning from […]

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Secrets of Spain: gorgeous Girona

Explore chic boutiques, gastrobars and galleries, some of which can be found in delightful Art Nouveau buildings and even in Medieval palaces, in the gorgeous city of Girona. A city of fascinating contrasts, Girona enjoyed wealth during the Medieval period, which means that visitors can see fine Gothic and Romanesque architecture: buildings which still remain […]

6 of the best luxury liveaboards

6 of the best luxury liveaboards

Anyone who has dived in a popular destination such as the Red Sea will know that good, accessible dive sites tend to attract several boat loads of scuba lovers, so you may be in spectacular marine surroundings, but in the company of other divers. The solution? Take the seven seas aboard a luxury liveaboard dive […]

5 can't miss experiences in New Zealand

5 can’t miss experiences in New Zealand

It’s no wonder New Zealand forms the backdrop for The Lord of the Rings films–its dramatic, breathtaking scenery needs no special effects to look otherworldly. It’s a long way from everywhere except Australia, Fiji and a few other places, but the trek is worth it. Here are five can’t miss experiences when exploring New Zealand: […]

5 favourite food markets in Malaga

5 favourite food markets in Malaga

Many a food loving traveller will tell you that one of the best ways to get an authentic feel for a locale is to visit its central food market. Itís always a feast for the senses that, for most, will lead to a feast on the table either at home or right there at the […]

The top 3 spas in Jamaica

The top 3 spas in Jamaica

In our opinion, the island of Jamaica has some of the Caribbeanís finest spas.† These include the famous GoldenEye FieldSpa; Jamaica Innís intimate, cliff top spa and the tranquil Fern Tree Spa at Half Moon Resort & Spa- we guarantee any one of these top three spas in Jamaica is the ideal place to unwind […]

Top 8 things to do for a perfect shopping weekend in Berlin

Top 8 things to do for a perfect shopping weekend in Berlin

In 2007, the first Berlin Fashion week was held, and it was an uproarious success! Berlin is a country so rich in culture, art, and history that this has been just another feather in Berlinís cap. However, today, this feather has blossomed into an entire peacock! Berlin Fashion Week, held twice a year, has become […]

The 5 best beaches in Vietnam

The 5 best beaches in Vietnam

With its long, thin shape stretching approximately 1,000 miles from north to south, Vietnam has a heck of a lot of coastline to offer. It also has all the natural beauty, fascinating culture, and fabulous weather of neighbouring Thailand – but without the hordes of drunken foreigners that so often go with it. As ever, […]

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