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Rock formations along the Great Ocean Road

9 must-see places to add to your Great Ocean Road itinerary

The Great Ocean Road is Victoria’s coastal road to adventure and the world’s longest war memorial. It was built by World War One soldiers in memory of those who lost their lives in war.
Short stay: Le Jardin des Douars, Essaouira, Morocco

Short stay: Le Jardin des Douars, Essaouira, Morocco

Le Jardin des Douars is the traditional Moroccan kasbah stylishly reimagined, sitting high above Essaouira on Morocco’s Atlantic coast.
Short stay: Aptel East, Tower Hamlets, London, UK

Short stay: Aptel East, Tower Hamlets, London, UK

The old adage to "never judge a book by its cover" couldn't be more true when it comes to Aptel East, an aparthotel in the East London borough of Tower Hamlets.
What to wear in Iceland in the Summer

What to wear in Iceland in the Summer

In Iceland you can expect weather conditions to vary from one season to another and from one part of country to another. This blog goes into detail on what to wear in Iceland during the Summer months.
Short stay: Topaz Suite, Diamond Suites, Keflavik, Iceland

Short stay: Topaz Suite, Diamond Suites, Keflavik, Iceland

Occupying the uppermost floor of the already-renowned Hotel Keflavik, Diamond Suites Luxury Boutique Hotel is Iceland's first five star hotel and consists of a collection of individually-decorated suites.
Wakatobi delivers five-star marine life experiences

Wakatobi delivers five-star marine life experiences

Wakatobi Resort is a boutique property that provides divers and snorkelers with exclusive access to some of the world's finest coral reefs — set in the context of a luxury vacation experience.
Short stay: Antarctica Suite, Hotel Rangá, Hella, Iceland

Short stay: Antarctica Suite, Hotel Rangá, Hella, Iceland

You could be forgiven for wondering how a hotel that is largely made from wood, in a country that is relatively devoid of trees, has come about.
Short stay: Hotel Kriunes, Near Reykjavik, Iceland

Short stay: Hotel Kriunes, Near Reykjavik, Iceland

Hotel Kriunes is a unique luxury hotel that is often overlooked by visitors heading directly for Reykjavik, yet it offers a lovely alternative on the capital's outskirts.
Short stay: Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge, Sabie Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Wiltuin, South Africa

Short stay: Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge, Sabie Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Wiltuin, South Africa

Earth Lodge, as organic as it sounds, is Sabi Sabi’s vision of the future of the safari lodge.
Short stay: Edgar House, Chester, UK

Short stay: Edgar House, Chester, UK

Formerly a boutique hotel, Chester's white-painted Edgar House is one of the city's most iconic residences.
Taking luxury vacation rentals to new heights with KEY

Taking luxury vacation rentals to new heights with KEY

Luxury vacation rental accommodation saw a resurgence during the pandemic as travellers sought more privacy, space and independence.
Short stay: Mantis No 5, Boutique Art Hotel, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Short stay: Mantis No 5, Boutique Art Hotel, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Is it an art gallery? A stylish tribute to Art Deco architecture and sophisticated interiors? An elegant paean to the Jazz Age? Or a warmly welcoming seven suite boutique hotel?
Short stay: Sabi Sabi Selati Lodge, Sabie Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Wiltuin, South Africa

Short stay: Sabi Sabi Selati Lodge, Sabie Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Wiltuin, South Africa

Thatched with savannah grass, lantern-lit Sabi Sabi Selati Camp provides old-school luxury. Decanters of sherry, hot-water bottles and impeccable service pay nostalgic homage to yesteryear’s safaris.
Short stay: Mantis Founders Lodge, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Short stay: Mantis Founders Lodge, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Two rhinos, sculpted from waste oil drums, stand by the entrance to Mantis Founders Lodge. The pair are symbols of both the progress made saving rhino and future ambitions for the species at the birthplace of Eastern Cape conservation. Those sculptures are also a symbol of Mantis properties’ eco-commitments. After all, the acronym stands for
Short stay: Dittisham Hideaway, Dittisham, Devon, UK

Short stay: Dittisham Hideaway, Dittisham, Devon, UK

Dittisham Hideaway, the latest venture from hotelier and entrepreneur, Peter de Savary and his wife Lana, consists of a luxury collection of treenhouses, shepherds huts and a 1950s American Airsteam.
Short stay: Cary Arms and Spa, Babbacombe, Devon, UK

Short stay: Cary Arms and Spa, Babbacombe, Devon, UK

The upscale Cary Arms and Spa is nestled among rocks that are perched over Babbacombe Bay in south-east Devon, an area twice visited by Queen Victoria when she was in her late twenties and early thirties.