Category: Attractions

Short stay: Barrow Hill Barns, near Petersfield, The South Downs, UK

Short stay: Barrow Hill Barns, near Petersfield, The South Downs, UK

It is easy to see why these eight ultra-luxurious detached cottages are given five stars by Visit England. These brick and flint barn-style cottages quietly nestle in 10 peaceful acres at the heart of the South Downs National Park. Barrow Hill Barns are part of the Premier Cottages collection, where a selection of property owners
Spring in the Lake District

Spring in the Lake District

We all have to put up with January and February – the cold, the long dark evenings. No wonder they’re generally considered to be the two least appealing months of the year in the UK. But March to May breathes new life into the landscape, a time when the Lake District National Park truly comes
Top 8 attractions in Sharm El Sheikh

Top 8 attractions in Sharm El Sheikh

Sharm El Sheikh is an Egyptian resort town located between the Sinai Peninsula’s desert and the Red Sea. It is the main tourism hub in Sinai and one of the world’s top diving destinations. However, if you just want to relax on the beach, this is also one of Egypt’s best destinations. Non-divers will find
Seattle Museum Month

Seattle Museum Month

Join Visit Seattle, more than 60 downtown hotels, and over 30 area museums for the highly anticipated return of the monthlong celebration of arts, heritage, and culture in the region. February is the month for substantial savings on Seattle’s iconic cultural offerings and downtown lodging experience. Whether you are traveling to Seattle or a resident
New ways to escape the everyday in England in 2022

New ways to escape the everyday in England in 2022

From a world-class year of sport and landmark Jubilee celebrations to a nationwide festival of creativity, new outdoor adventures and brand new family and cultural attractions; 2022 in England has all the ingredients for a holiday or break to remember. Here’s our (tip of the iceberg) round-up of England’s top new offerings for 2022. City
An exciting year of culture for Vienna

An exciting year of culture for Vienna

There’s a palpable sense of anticipation in the air here in Vienna right now as a whole host of new openings – and reopenings – over the next few months will add even more highlights to the capital’s museum scene. On top of that, a series of major exhibitions will complete what is set to
Historic Rotterdam bridge to be dismantled in order to allow Jeff Bezos' superyacht to pass

Historic Rotterdam bridge to be dismantled in order to allow Jeff Bezos' superyacht to pass

A spokesman for the mayor of Rotterdam has confirmed that a historic bridge in Rotterdam that dates back to 1877 will be partly dismantled to allow a superyacht that is being built for Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to fit through. Built by Dutch firm Oceanco, the luxury yacht is said to be 417 feet (127
A road trip through the Pacific Northwest

A road trip through the Pacific Northwest

Take it easy on a beautiful winding road trip through the Pacific Northwest and travel north towards British Columbia. The American and Canadian borders are open to vaccinated travellers. Now is a great time to start planning the trip of a lifetime through this stunning region, abundant with undisturbed nature. The Pacific Northwest is an
Top 10 luxury experiences in Rutland, the UK's smallest county

Top 10 luxury experiences in Rutland, the UK's smallest county

You can’t say you know the UK without knowing its smallest county. And indulged in the luxury of a private BBQ lesson from a Test cricketer accompanied by some local English blueberry wine. Under two hours from London, Rutland offers luxurious country escapes befitting its self-proclaimed status of the “County of Good Taste” and with
7 of the best places to see cherry blossoms in Tohoku

7 of the best places to see cherry blossoms in Tohoku

Wandering through a blanket of pink-and-white fluffy cherry blossoms is on everyone’s Japan bucket list. And why shouldn’t it be? Cherry blossoms are synonymous with Japan and the iconic blossoms are a sublime sight that kicks off spring. From early April to mid May, the Tohoku area becomes a sakura wonderland for would-be flower watchers.
15 reasons you should visit Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

15 reasons you should visit Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

The unbridled beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park enchants every visitor. Its crystal-clear lakes, the murmur of water and the sound of waterfalls echoing through the forest are the reason why Plitvice Lakes is by far the most visited national park in Croatia. Here, we bring you 15 reasons why you should put this national
Reasons to visit Britain in 2022

Reasons to visit Britain in 2022

From landmark royal anniversaries and the return of favorite annual festivals to an exciting lineup of new transatlantic airline routes and hotel openings, there’s a whole host of reasons why Britain is brilliant in 2022. Major events drawing global attention this year include Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years since her accession. Public
We're heading to Iceland!  Your recommendations, please...

We're heading to Iceland! Your recommendations, please...

We took the plunge and just booked flights to Iceland. Whilst some of us have been away at various times, we haven’t been on an international trip together as a family since before the pandemic so we are already looking forward to this one. We have no plans as yet, so welcome your recommendations. We
A little luxury in lively Lilles

A little luxury in lively Lilles

The vibrant, dynamic city of Lille, the easily accessible capital of French Flanders, is the ideal city break destination for a romantic escape for two. With fantastic architecture, a great choice of art museums and superb shopping, it’s easy to reach there is also plenty to tempt foodies from fine dining to delicious street food.
Historic bridge re-opens in the Florida Keys

Historic bridge re-opens in the Florida Keys

A section of the landmark Old Seven Mile Bridge, paralleling the famous Overseas Highway, has just reopened in the Florida Keys – once again allowing visitors to use it for cycling, walking, running, watching sunrises and sunsets and to access the historic island of Pigeon Key. The frequently photographed 2.2-mile section of the bridge reopened
Top 5 art experiences in western India

Top 5 art experiences in western India

India is a country with a rich tradition of art and culture. It has a long history that dates back to the time when civilization began in the Indus valley. With time many different arts form developed here. A luxury tour of India’s various unique art forms can provide you with important insights of its