Category: Regions

Taking a Le Boat cruiser on the Caledonian Canal, Scotland

Taking a Le Boat cruiser on the Caledonian Canal, Scotland

Some afternoons and evenings a bagpipe lament lingers over Laggan Locks. It is not a tourism stunt. Dressed in a tartan kilt, a resident hones his musical skills. It is an appropriate soundtrack for Le Boat’s base at Laggan Locks, on the waterway that runs from Fort William on the east coast to Inverness on […]

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La Mercè Festival, Barcelona: History and tradition

La Mercè is an annual festival that takes place in Barcelona, Spain. It has been an official city holiday since 1871, when the local government first organised a program of special activities to observe the Roman Catholic feast day of Our Lady of Mercy, or La Mare de Déu de la Mercè in Catalan. The […]

New to Mykonos: Kenshō Psarou Grand Villa

New to Mykonos: Kenshō Psarou Grand Villa

Kenshō Boutique Hotels & Villas is proud to present their latest addition and the crème de la crème of Mykonos island – the Kenshō Psarou Grand Villa. The brand is well-renowned for its exceptional hospitality, awe-inspiring décor, five-star service and extensive A-list clientele; yet the bar has been raised even higher with the latest newcomer. Situated […]

Cape Breton: the top island travel destination in Canada

Cape Breton: the top island travel destination in Canada

Home to the world-renowned Cabot Trail, dramatic coastal views, highland scenery and Bras d’Or Lake – Canada’s largest in-land saltwater sea – Cape Breton Island continues to be the number one island in Canada. Previously named as number one island in the Americas by Condé Nast Traveller, Cape Breton has recently been awarded No. 1 […]

The 5 hotels you need to stay at when visiting Italy

The 5 hotels you need to stay at when visiting Italy

Italy, a land that has always been a major attraction for tourist from around the world, and for good reasons. Who doesn’t love a country where the most amazing food is always around the corner, historic buildings, sites and names are more frequent than the Piccadilly line in London and where people always seem to […]

The best beaches in the world to visit by boat

The best beaches in the world to visit by boat

With lots of vacations still on hold, we find ourselves daydreaming of when we can travel freely once again. YachtWorld has listed all the best beaches in the world, only accessible by boat. Vacations and short trips are always good ways to unwind and re-energize ourselves. For many people who love to explore and seek […]

Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas in New York

Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas in New York

Memorable vacations from the Northeast are back and bolder than ever. Royal Caribbean marked its comeback in the Big Apple with the highly anticipated New York debut of the iconic Oasis of the Seas, the largest and most innovative cruise ship to sail from the area. Returning from its first cruise last week, Oasis once […]

Top 5 adventure activities in Sri Lanka

Top 5 adventure activities in Sri Lanka

Do you enjoy the feeling of adrenaline pumping through your heart while experiencing activities that you cannot try at home? Then you are indeed an adventure lover. Adventure tourism includes exploring the destination through physical participation in activities. Adventure activities appeal to those who seek a thrill during their trips. For all such travelers we […]

Guilt-free green luxury in Aruba

Guilt-free green luxury in Aruba

Mind-boggling travel rules and the ever-pressing environmental dilemma over holidays makes a winter sun break look like a minefield. But help is at hand with the Caribbean’s leading environmentally-friendly destination, Aruba, which can promise winter-green-luxury and guilt-free stays to set the eco-conscience at rest. This Dutch Caribbean haven is well-recognised as a green pioneer in […]

Top 5 Scottish drinks not to be missed

Top 5 Scottish drinks not to be missed

Water and whisky are the two top Scottish drinks. Some people enjoy one or the other straight, whilst others mix them. A bottle of pure water has become a constant companion for many of us over the past years so that we can avoid dehydration in order to stay fit and healthy. Other drinking delights […]

Re-connect with nature in Italy’s Aosta Valley

Re-connect with nature in Italy’s Aosta Valley

Best known in winter for its ski resorts, Aosta Valley, the smallest region in Italy is also home to rich natural heritage of rare beauty, including protected areas, sites belonging to the Natura 2000 ecological network and mountain botanical gardens. The region encompasses a total of 10 nature reserves including wetlands, areas populated by butterflies, […]

The 10 best towns for a long weekend in Italy

The 10 best towns for a long weekend in Italy

The artistic, cultural and gastronomic heritage of Italy is truly immense and allows us to designate numerous interesting destinations where it is possible to spend a wonderful weekend, with family, friends or your other half. In this list, we have selected the 10 best towns to visit in Italy at any time of the year, […]

What to eat in Dubrovnik

What to eat in Dubrovnik

What makes a great Dubrovnik vacation? The UNESCO-listed old town, the cultural legacy, the natural beauty, the moderate Mediterranean temperature, and delightful Dalmatian cuisine. Foodies have long considered Dubrovnik, the Adriatic Sea’s crown jewel, to be an exceptional culinary destination in Croatia. It’s all about the fresh ingredients and simple recipes that have been handed […]

Hotel Do Placa Reial in Barcelona

Our favourite luxury hotels in Barcelona

Any time of the year is ideal to take a holiday in Barcelona. However, if you are chasing the sun then the months of May through to September would probably suit you better. Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain, and the capital of the region of Catalonia.  Located on the Mediterranean coast, Barcelona […]

Where and when to witness the Great Wildebeest Migration

Where and when to witness the Great Wildebeest Migration

Undoubtedly one of Africa’s most spectacular wildlife experiences, the Great Wildebeest Migration in East Africa sees over 1.3 million wildebeest, zebra and antelope driven by instinct to follow the rains across the plains of the Serengeti in Tanzania and the Maasai Mara in Kenya. This Greater Mara-Serengeti Ecosystem has been classified among the “Seven Wonders […]

Golf in South America: 5 top courses and countries

Golf in South America: 5 top courses and countries

Dreaming of getting away from it all, fleeing south for the winter and taking your clubs with you? As we slowly return to something approaching normal, keep in mind that South America offers more than 700 golf courses and plenty of top-quality experiences for those who need a break from the isolation, cold and snow. […]