Category: Bars

10 cosy Lake District pubs you really ought to visit

10 cosy Lake District pubs you really ought to visit

After a long day hiking, sailing or generally exploring the Lake District, what better way to unwind than with some delicious food and drink in the comfortable surroundings of a cosy Lake District pub?
A guide to the best weekend in Barcelona: Things to see and do

A guide to the best weekend in Barcelona: Things to see and do

If you’re looking for the perfect weekend away, look no further than Barcelona. From rooftop drinks, to up-all-night partying, this blog has you covered.
Short stay: The Whispering Pine Lodge, Spean Bridge, Highlands, Scotland, UK

Short stay: The Whispering Pine Lodge, Spean Bridge, Highlands, Scotland, UK

Originally built as a hunting lodge in the 1800s, The Whispering Pine Lodge didn't become a hotel until the mid-1900s when it was known as Letterfinlay Lodge.
Short stay: The Cluanie Inn, Glenmoriston, Highlands, Scotland, UK

Short stay: The Cluanie Inn, Glenmoriston, Highlands, Scotland, UK

Situated in the remote wilderness of the picturesque Glen Shiel, which lies along the route to the Isle of Skye, The Cluanie Inn oozes rustic Scottish charm and character, but with a rather unique Indian-inspired twist.
The most luxurious rooftop terraces in Barcelona

The most luxurious rooftop terraces in Barcelona

Barcelona is home to some of the best bars and restaurants in the world, and it's known for having one of the most beautiful skylines.
Short stay: Indigo Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, UK

Short stay: Indigo Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, UK

There is no doubting that this is Shakespeare country. The half-timbered, mullion-windowed Indigo Hotel Stratford-upon-Avon, leans out over Chapel Street, as it has for centuries.
Short stay: Aloft Birmingham Eastside, Birmingham, UK

Short stay: Aloft Birmingham Eastside, Birmingham, UK

Opened just 12 months ago in the Eastside area of the diverse city of Birmingham, the 195-bedroom Aloft Birmingham Eastside is one of just four Aloft hotels in the UK (the others being in London, Liverpool and Aberdeen) – a music-inspired, stylish hotel brand from Marriott. The welcome We were warmly welcomed by cheerful, smiling
Top 5 après ski bars in Val d'Isere

Top 5 après ski bars in Val d'Isere

Après ski bars can become legendary venues in any given resort. Given the nature of employment in the ski season, the best bars attract a regular cast of characters, ski bums, seasonaires, ex-pats and residents who are loving the vibe of a lively bar with a reputation for being the place to see and be
Short stay: SO/ Sotogrande, Sotogrande, Andalucia, Spain

Short stay: SO/ Sotogrande, Sotogrande, Andalucia, Spain

SO/ Sotogrande is the tenth and newest addition to Accor’s SO/ hotel brand, with fifteen more scheduled to open. Set in an exclusive gated community in Sotogrande, this is a luxury brand but with a distinctly rebellious twist – each SO/ hotel has its own unique identity and flair, whilst still acknowledging its roots. In
5 delicious après ski drinks suggestions

5 delicious après ski drinks suggestions

Après ski, those magical hours when a day to remember on the slopes is suitably complimented by the social activities and entertainments that follows. You have waited all year for the afternoons to roll into the evenings when you can reflect on a fabulous day on the mountain and indulge in your favourite après ski
What to eat in Egypt?

What to eat in Egypt?

When you’re traveling to Egypt, it’s common to be blown away by the beauty and wonders of this extraordinary country, and forgetting that the food culture is indeed unique and worth exploring. In terms of what to expect, traditional foods in Egypt include lamb, beef, and fish, and a variety of recipes contain rice and
Hilton Maldives Amingiri - Hilton's fourth resort in the Maldives

Hilton Maldives Amingiri - Hilton's fourth resort in the Maldives

Scheduled to open at the end of this year, Hilton Maldives Amingiri will mark the entry of Hilton’s flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand into the Maldives. It will be the fourth resort under the company’s portfolio of brands in the Maldives, joining Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island and SAii Lagoon Maldives,
The best cocktail bars in Barcelona

The best cocktail bars in Barcelona

No one has ever gone thirsty in the city where vermuterías (vermouth bars) and cervecerías (breweries) can be found on every corner. Sometimes, however, the night calls for something a little different. From classy interiors adorned in vintage velvet, to modern, hidden haunts that require some in-the-know to discover, Barcelona has countless cocktail bars to
9 ways to find unpretentious luxury in Brooklyn, New York

9 ways to find unpretentious luxury in Brooklyn, New York

For fellow world explorers, travel bans and restrictions haven’t killed the travel bug — in fact, it’s probably “bugging” you more than ever before! But even though all the corners of the world may not be at your fingertips just yet, there’s still plenty of exploring to do. I asked my colleague, Esther Klijn, a
The best aprés ski in Zermatt

The best aprés ski in Zermatt

Despite everything, there will be a smattering of bookings over the coming season in most resorts. Some folks will find the wherewithal to travel and enjoy a week or two in the snow. It’s been very tough for the travel industry so I guess we have to be very grateful for small mercies. All that
5 beach bars and restaurants to inspire your next Caribbean adventure

5 beach bars and restaurants to inspire your next Caribbean adventure

There is something therapeutic about looking out towards the sea. I appreciate those restorative ocean view therapy sessions even more now, not having had access to them, and not having a clear idea of when I might again. Those who are drawn to the sea will always find a way go back, I am confident.