Category: Europe

Why your next vacation should be to the Plitvice Lakes National Park

Why your next vacation should be to the Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes are a phenomenon and one of the jewels of the world’s natural heritage. As the oldest and the largest national park in the Republic of Croatia, this area has always attracted many nature-lovers with its unique, natural beauty. On 8th April 1949, Plitvice Lakes were declared the first national park in Croatia, and […]

Silver Dawn - the latest addition to the Silversea Cruises fleet

Silver Dawn – the latest addition to the Silversea Cruises fleet

Leading ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea Cruises has taken delivery of new ship Silver Dawn at the Fincantieri shipyard in Ancona, Italy. Executives from Silversea Cruises and Fincantieri this month attended an intimate delivery ceremony to welcome the 10th ship to the cruise line’s fleet. An evolution of ultra-luxury cruise travel The third ship in the […]

20 luxury travel gifts for him this Christmas - UK & Europe edition

20 luxury travel gifts for him this Christmas – UK & Europe edition

It’s that time of year again… is it just me or does Christmas come around more quickly each year?! And even though this year hasn’t been great for travel, there’s still plenty of inspiration out there for travel gifts, not to mention plenty of optimism for a new year of fun-filled travel ahead. Treat him […]

Short stay: Abbey Farm glamping, Alby, North Norfolk, UK

Short stay: Abbey Farm glamping, Alby, North Norfolk, UK

Abbey Farm takes glamping to new levels of indulgence. Look out from the private hot tub on your terrace, Abbey Farm gin in hand, to take in panoramic views of Norfolk’s big skies views. Meanwhile, in the kitchen there is dough to roll out pizzas from a Bertie’s nudja pizza kit before slipping them into […]

New to Hungary: Anantara New York Palace Budapest Hotel

New to Hungary: Anantara New York Palace Budapest Hotel

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has announced the addition of Anantara New York Palace Budapest Hotel to its portfolio, a debut in Hungary and a continuation of the brand’s European expansion. Situated in the heart of Budapest, one of the most unique and fascinating capital cities of Europe, the opulent property is an architectural ode […]

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 […]

20 luxury food and drink treats to enjoy this Christmas - UK & Europe edition

20 luxury food and drink treats to enjoy this Christmas – UK & Europe edition

Christmas is a time to treat yourselves a little… to spend time with family, friends and some unforgettable food and drink… that’s all you need for a truly unforgettable Christmas, isn’t it?! This year, to make Christmas extra special, we’ve rounded up some festive food and drink treats to allow you to truly indulge – […]

Local food and drink producers to look out for on your next trip to Devon

Local food and drink producers to look out for on your next trip to Devon

Devon isn’t just known for its spectacular coastline and beautiful beaches. The county has also long had a superb reputation for its exceptional food and drink. As well as being home to three Michelin star restaurants and a number of celebrity-owned restaurants, it’s of course also renowned for cream teas, fish and chips, cheese, cider, […]

Top 10 watersports to enjoy in Exmouth, Devon

Top 10 watersports to enjoy in Exmouth, Devon

Last Summer, we had the good fortune to attend a sailing event in Exmouth on the Jurassic Coast and one of the oldest and most picturesque seaside towns in Devon. Situated on the south-east coast of Devon where the River Exe meets the sea, Exmouth enjoys a unique position with amazing estauary and sea views […]

The Mediterranean debut of the world's largest tall ship

The Mediterranean debut of the world’s largest tall ship

Tradewind Voyages has released the full program and prices for the Mediterranean debut of the world’s largest tall ship, Golden Horizon. Beginning in Palma on 1 May 2022, there are 23 voyages offered across the region, spanning Spain, France, Italy, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Slovenia, Greece and Turkey. The inaugural Med season concludes with the 14 […]

Top 5 hotels for cycling  in Scotland

Top 5 hotels for cycling in Scotland

A bicycle is no longer just a mode of transport – it is a piece of sports equipment that comes in many variations. But unlike viruses, these ‘variants’ are actually good and beneficial for one’s health. Moreover, you can choose your bike according to how you prefer to use it. Options range from regular touring […]

The best traditions and places to visit in Italy during Christmas

The best traditions and places to visit in Italy during Christmas

Visiting Italy during the Christmas season offers two bonuses: you’ll avoid the high summer season tourist crowds and you’ll get to see the country decked out in all its holiday finery. The Christmas season in Italy starts from 8th December, the date of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, and lasts until 6th January, the day […]

Thing to do outside Dubrovnik's city walls

Thing to do outside Dubrovnik’s city walls

There is plenty to do in the Dubrovnik region, beyond the historic Old Town and the scenic city walls. Especially for visitors looking for authentic local experiences, digital nomads, and slow travellers who wish to spend more than a couple of days in a destination. Although most people think that the typical, warmer months of […]

The best places to go Christmas shopping in Barcelona

The best places to go Christmas shopping in Barcelona

If you’re not one of those who feels the need to shiver your way through Christmas, maybe Barcelona is the place for you. Imagine yourself now, you are in Barcelona, the sky is blue, seasonal carols and inspiring religious buildings surround you, there are several huge Christmas markets to explore. Yet, the most magical part […]

Unforgettable golf in Sotogrande with a luxury five star stay

Unforgettable golf in Sotogrande with a luxury five star stay

Golfers around the globe have the opportunity to indulge in the Sotogrande lifestyle with the introduction of an all-new ‘Stay & Play’ package that will allow guests to experience the world-class triumvirate of Real Club Valderrama, La Reserva Club Sotogrande and Real Club Sotogrande – while enjoying a luxurious stay at the brand-new five-star SO/ […]

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Where can Americans travel for the holidays?

As life adapts to the new normal in this brave new world, vaccinated travelers can get out and explore this Holiday Season – the perfect time to make a difference for those less fortunate. However, even if you are vaccinated, you do need to have a negative PCR test taken no less than 72 hours […]