Category: Europe

Short stay: The Treehouses, Dittisham Hideaway, Devon, UK

Short stay: The Treehouses, Dittisham Hideaway, Devon, UK

In the famous 19th century children’s book, when the shipwrecked Swiss Family Robinson have the opportunity to leave their treehouse on their isolated island, many of the family choose to remain.
5 best hotels in Siena, Tuscany

5 best hotels in Siena, Tuscany

Whether you're looking for a 5-star property with all the bells and whistles, or a more modest option with Tuscan charm, there's sure to be a perfect hotel for you in Siena.
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10 alternative activities to do in Barcelona

Barcelona is a beautiful, lively city with a lot to offer tourists. However, it can be easy to get caught up in the daily schedule of your vacation and miss out on some of the best that the city has to offer.
Short stay: Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa Helmsley, North Yorkshire

Short stay: Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa Helmsley, North Yorkshire

It had been more than a decade since we'd last stayed at the Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa so I was keen to return and see how this gem of a hotel had evolved since our last visit.
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?
New luxury additions at SCHLOSS Roxburghe in the Scottish Borders

New luxury additions at SCHLOSS Roxburghe in the Scottish Borders

With the opening of the new Estate House this month, SCHLOSS Roxburghe is undergoing a significant redevelopment that includes the addition of 58 new rooms.
The 5 best islands to visit in Greece

The 5 best islands to visit in Greece

There are more than 200 inhabited Greek isles and around 6,000 in total. And like many island nations, each inhabited Greek island has its own distinct character.
Taste of Plitvice Lakes: Lička kuća restaurant

Taste of Plitvice Lakes: Lička kuća restaurant

The diet of the people of Lika in the past depended mostly on food that they had to grow themselves or that they could obtain in their surroundings. This is precisely what our chefs at Lička kuća have been guided by.
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.
Experience the history of Munster Vales!

Experience the history of Munster Vales!

The nights might be getting darker earlier and the weather might be getting colder, but for anyone planning a visit to Munster Vales over the winter months there is still plenty to do and see in the region.
The best travel destinations for outdoor enthusiasts

The best travel destinations for outdoor enthusiasts

If you love being outdoors among nature, you probably also prefer vacations that allow you to explore and take in all the natural beauty that the destination has to offer.
CroisiEurope's Andalusia: Tradition, gastronomy and flamenco

CroisiEurope's Andalusia: Tradition, gastronomy and flamenco

For seven nights and eight days CroisiEurope’s 176-berth La Belle de Cadiz is the base for an exploration of Andalusia.
Making luxury family trips meaningful

Making luxury family trips meaningful

This is not your typical post providing you with 'run of the mill' luxury family vacation ideas; rather we have focused on providing inspiring ideas based on sustainability, eco-luxury, and making luxury travel meaningful.
10 top tips for packing light for your Winter holiday in Europe

10 top tips for packing light for your Winter holiday in Europe

There’s nothing quite like spending a snowy winter break in any of the beautiful cities across Europe. But since you’ll be experiencing Europe at colder temperatures, you’ll need to have the right clothing.
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.
Useful apps for travel in Iceland

Useful apps for travel in Iceland

Here we've collated a number of apps which will help make your time in Iceland safer as well as enable you to get more from your visit.