Category: Bed & Breakfasts

Interview with Alina Pinelli, Founder of countryslowliving.com

Interview with Alina Pinelli, Founder of countryslowliving.com

Alina Pinelli, together with her family Lucia and Giovanni, are the founders of countryslowliving.com  (Il Fontanaro Farm, Villas & Co) – a resort where travellers come from all over the world to learn about the Italian heritage in organic wines, olive oils, saffron and honey, to discover the culture of the Tuscan and Umbrian lands. With
Looking beyond star ratings for excellent, quality accommodation

Looking beyond star ratings for excellent, quality accommodation

“Stars are not a secure way to find the perfect hotel.” After reading this sentence in an American novel, uttered by a famous globetrotter, a smart travel agent would realise that the success of a good trip is the experience you have, and that stars are no longer a secure system to sleep in a
Southern hospitality: where to stay in the Deep South

Southern hospitality: where to stay in the Deep South

If there is one thing America’s Southern States are famous for, it’s their hospitality. The region’s frenetic cities of Memphis, Nashville and New Orleans are an explosion of colour, sound and food, culminating in a culture known the world over for its friendliness and generosity, while the area’s rural regions offer a verdant and peaceful
Luxury bed and breakfast at a Washington winery

Luxury bed and breakfast at a Washington winery

It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of Seattle, WA. Surrounded by water and hundreds of points of interests, you may get lost in the simplicity of just being a tourist. In which case, you would be missing out on one of the most simplistic yet luxurious bed and breakfasts you’ve ever visited. Located
3 award-winning, historic, romantic places to stay in breathtaking Virginia

3 award-winning, historic, romantic places to stay in breathtaking Virginia

Some say that if you visit Virginia, you may never want to leave! It has some of the most beautiful, breathtaking scenery in America, historical sites, quaint shops, colonial style architecture, wonderful outdoor activities and is the perfect destination for romance. Here are 3 award-winning places to stay in Virginia, where luxury, romance and history
Rabbits, chutney and old oak beams: Broadgrove House, Somerset

Rabbits, chutney and old oak beams: Broadgrove House, Somerset

Nestled in sweeping green pastures, on the Somerset and Wiltshire border, Broadgrove House is chocolate-box perfect. Fresh from the grueling waters of nearby Vobster Quay, my quest for quiet, warm, comfort was complete. This is a gorgeous B&B. As we drove up the sweeping manicured drive, this old crofter’s cottage was a sight for sore,
An oasis of calm at the foot of Table Mountain

An oasis of calm at the foot of Table Mountain

When visiting Cape Town one is spoiled by the number of hip and happening hotels in the V&A Waterfront. Sure, there is lots to see and do, but those who have been there before will agree: big crowds of tourists are unfortunately also part of the deal. And yet it is her hidden luxury gems
And the Restaurant of the Year is...

And the Restaurant of the Year is...

Spanish chef José Pizarro, two-Michelin-starred Tom Kerridge and Raymond Blanc protégée Ollie Dabbous were among the big winners at the inaugural Food and Travel Reader Awards held at The Royal Automobile Club on London’s Pall Mall on 3 September, 2012. In total 29 awards were handed out during a glittering evening hosted by comedian Simon
Mystic River Resort - a jungle B&B in Belize

Mystic River Resort - a jungle B&B in Belize

Mystic River Resort proves that you can have an expansive property without losing the feel of a B&B. The owners, Tom & Nadege, are active in every aspect of the experience, desiring to know as much as possible about their guests before they arrive to provide as personalized a stay as possible. They make every
On the wine trail in Italy - Soave, home to elegant whites

On the wine trail in Italy - Soave, home to elegant whites

Just a little over an hour from Venice lies the lovely walled city of Soave, the center of the wine region of the same name, and home to some wonderful refreshing white wines. The wines here are made from the Gargenega grape, either alone, or blended with Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, or most traditionally, the indigenous
5 of the best places to stay in the stunning North York Moors

5 of the best places to stay in the stunning North York Moors

The breathtaking beauty of the North York Moors is legendary. The rolling countryside, the rugged sweeping coastline and the numerous picture postcard villages make this wonderful area just perfect for a relaxing break or action packed holiday! There is so much to see and do that one visit is never enough. The moors are a
4 luxury accommodation options in the Yorkshire Dales, UK

4 luxury accommodation options in the Yorkshire Dales, UK

The breathtaking Yorkshire Dales offer visitors an unforgettable holiday, short break or weekend away from the stresses and strains of daily life. Surrounded on all sides by stunning countryside, fantastic views and warm, welcoming people there is a vast choice of luxury accommodation available and below we have picked out a selection to tempt you:
The Sheffield Suite at the Red Coach Inn, Niagara Falls

The Sheffield Suite at the Red Coach Inn, Niagara Falls

It was the huge Jacuzzi tub that captivated me. Everything else about this completely fabulous suite at the Red Coach Inn in Niagara Falls was overwhelmingly wonderful, but after a long day of travel, envisioning that luxuriant Jacuzzi tub filled with hot water and bubbles absolutely made my day. After a friendly welcome at the
Russian entrepreneurial scientist opens award-winning B+B Collection in Edinburgh

Russian entrepreneurial scientist opens award-winning B+B Collection in Edinburgh

B+B Collection Ltd has announced the opening of B+B Edinburgh – the latest addition to their award-winning portfolio of boutique Bed and Breakfast hotels. Financed by Professor Vladimir Kulchitsky and his business partner, Penny Brown (the originator of the B+B concept) the move serves as part of the company’s expansion plans to open properties in

Top 10 cosy beachside hotels

Looking for something cosy and with a beach on your doorstep? Then you’re in luck as Tripadvisor have just shared their top 10 cosy beachside hotels. Making the list are hotels from all over the world so, without further ado, here you go: 1. Breakfast on the Beach Lodge, Waiheke Island, New Zealand 2. Utopia
The top 10 most utterly unforgettable hotel rooms

The top 10 most utterly unforgettable hotel rooms

Tripadvisor has come up with its top 10 utterly unforgettable hotel rooms. Here we provide you with their somewhat Euro-centric list, links to each hotel where we can, and links to pictures of the rooms as shown on Tripadvisor’s site. 1. Utter Inn, Vasteras, Sweden – see the room 2. Abali Gran Sultanato, Palermo, Italy