Category: Regions

Recipe of the week: Cedar plank Pacific Northwest salmon

Recipe of the week: Cedar plank Pacific Northwest salmon

The Pacific Northwest is abundant with all types of salmon, from chinook (also called king) and coho to copper river and sockeye. King is the highest in fat and is known for its silken texture. It takes two days to prepare this dish, due to the brining and letting the fish air dry. The salmon […]

10 chartered vacation retreats in Ecuador and its Galapagos Islands

10 chartered vacation retreats in Ecuador and its Galapagos Islands

Here, in the pint-sized South American nation of Ecuador, the massive re-opening of some of the most amazing — yet safe — nature vacations has begun. Whether in the stunning Galapagos Islands, deep in the Amazon, along the dazzling Pacific coast, or high in the Andes, a whole range of accommodations can be chartered for […]

Top 5 high-end experiences in Scotland

Top 5 high-end experiences in Scotland

Scotland is much more than castles, whisky and tartan. It is also much more than just the Highlands. If visitors are looking for a unique and unforgettable experience, there is an abundance of opportunities. For luxurious accommodation the days of rigidly formal 5-star hotels and traditional castle accommodation have gone. The investors in luxury brands […]

Explore Croatia's 8 national parks

Explore Croatia’s 8 national parks

Croatia is a popular summer holiday destination, with most people visiting for the brilliant blue Adriatic Sea, lush islands, and magnificent beaches. However, when it comes to natural wonders, Croatia has significantly more to offer. Because of the conserved water resources, rich flora and fauna, spectacular lakes and rivers, and several national parks and nature […]

5 reasons to explore Turkey and Greece by luxury yacht charter

5 reasons to explore Turkey and Greece by luxury yacht charter

Greece and Turkey are welcoming tourists back to the Eastern Mediterranean for a safe and spectacular summer, and a luxury charter yacht grants adventurous groups the opportunity to roam the crystalline Ionian and Aegean seas in style. There are five great reasons to choose a yacht for your next getaway break with family, friends or […]

Pen y Fan, South Wales' highest peak

9 things to see and do in the beautiful Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons are one of Wales’ most famous mountain ranges, named after the Old Red Sandstone peaks that surge towards the skyline from the billowing ridges and valleys that make up the Brecon Beacons National Park.  This area is made up of incredible mountainous scenery, with market towns, waterfalls, quarries, and wildlife burrowed into […]

Top 5 golf resorts in Catalonia

Top 5 golf resorts in Catalonia

Catalonia is the perfect destination for a golf holiday. With good year-round weather and world-class courses, it is any golfer’s dream to be able to play in this north-eastern region of Spain. It is hard to imagine a more perfect location than one set among the beautiful Catalonian countryside. The variation in the landscape creates […]

Top 10 things to do in Oxfordshire, UK

Top 10 things to do in Oxfordshire, UK

Keen historians may note Oxfordshire for its wool trade, Morris Motors and a world famous university, but this predominantly agricultural county continues to be a key player in the tourism industry as we move into the third decade of the 21st century. Sandwiched between London to the south east and Cotswolds to the north west, […]

Short stay: Citadines, Barbican, London, UK

Short stay: Citadines, Barbican, London, UK

Citadines, Barbican is perfectly located for exploring London’s Culture Mile which includes the Barbican, Guild Hall School of Music & Drama, the London Symphony Orchestra and the Museum of London. Citadines offer a range of accommodation from classic rooms through to one bedroom apartments which can accommodate up to four people. As well as the […]

Best safari camps to see wild dogs

Best safari camps to see wild dogs

Africa’s wild dogs, also known as painted wolves, are arguably the most enigmatic animals that one can witness in the wild. Their social structure is fascinating, and their antics are often remarkable. Always on the move and full of energy, you can be sure any time spent with these carnivores will leave you delighted. In […]

Short stay: Ettington Park Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, UK

Short stay: Ettington Park Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, UK

Ettington Park Hotel is a grand palatial house, dripping with history, built on an epic scale in 40 stately acres of rural Warwickshire on the banks of the River Stour. A long tree-lined drive gives guests arriving by car the opportunity to take in glimpses of the towers and turrets of a country house that is […]

Unbeatable Tanzania safari deals

Unbeatable Tanzania safari deals

Whilst the pandemic does make travelling more complicated for most of us, those who have been lucky enough to get away have been spoilt. With the wilderness of Africa at their fingertips, it is arguably the best time to travel and visit these unspoilt areas. Without the normal number of tourists seen in a normal […]

Petrols wave at Six Senses Laamu

Surfing in the Maldives

Daring travellers on the lookout for future adventures should start planning for a surf trip to the Maldives, where they can experience sensational swells and a true surfer’s paradise away from the crowds. Unknown to many travellers, the Maldives is amongst the world’s leading surf spots thanks to its uncrowded waves, mellow barrels and long […]

Rothay Manor in the Lake District

Short stay: Rothay Manor, Ambleside, Lake District, UK

Rothay Manor is a wonderfully elegant Regency mansion which has become a boutique hotel at the heart of the Lake District. Privately owned by Jamie and Jenna Shails, the hotel is renowned for fine-dining going from strength to strength with Dan McGeorge creatively leading an impressive culinary team. Although the house remains true to its […]

Citadel of Qaitbay

The 5 top attractions of Alexandria – “The Pearl of the Mediterranean”

Alexandria is Egypt’s second-largest city with a population of about four million. It is the largest city in the Mediterranean and is known as “The Pearl of the Mediterranean”. It stayed the capital of Egypt for nearly 1,000 years and was massively prosperous because of its essential trading area between the Mediterranean and the Red […]

Wild Lakeland venison

Short stay: The Black Bull, Sedbergh, Cumbria, UK

It is a journey that has brought a Japanese Thinking Bath, kokedama mossball rooted plants and potent wasabi vodka to small-town Cumbria. Nina Matsunaga, born of Japanese parents in Düsseldorf, and James Ratcliffe, born just down the dry-stone-wall-bordered road, have put Sedbergh on the foodies’ global map. Guests travel from afar for East / West […]