Category: Regions

Discovering eco-luxury with Soneva

Discovering eco-luxury with Soneva

Soneva define luxury as ‘Peace, Time and Space’. The Soneva team work tirelessly to ensure that their guests experience this self proclaimed trio of definitions, which are ever present at their trio of unique, barefoot luxury resorts. From the moment of your arrival you will be invited to remove your shoes and embrace the ‘No […]

Top 5 day hikes in the Columbia Valley, Canada

Top 5 day hikes in the Columbia Valley, Canada

With literally hundreds of impressive hikes all throughout BC’s Columbia Valley – and the adjoining mountain ranges – it can be difficult to zone in the on the right one, for the right person, on the right day. Many of the spectacular alpine vistas that are used for marketing the region require at least one […]

5 best hotels to stay in Paris this Fall

5 best hotels to stay in Paris this Fall

Paris, the City of Light, is one of the world’s most charming and romantic destinations. This fall, Paris is reopening to all the joys of this time of year in France’s beautiful capital city. The cool misty mornings and balmy evenings invite walks along the Seine or in the fall colors of the parks and […]

Discover the delights of Belize

Discover the delights of Belize

Get ready for an exotic blend of tropical Caribbean beauty, fascinating Mayan culture and a warm Creole welcome when travelling to Belize. South of Mexico and bordering Guatemala, this charming nation located on the east of Central America is often dubbed the ‘adventure coast’ for yachting. Indeed this moniker also encompasses the abundance of underwater […]

The best camps in the Selous

The best camps in the Selous

The Selous was Tanzania’s largest game reserve, covering an area of over fifty-thousand square kilometres plus many kilometres of additional buffer zones. Designated as a UNESCO Heritage Site in 1982, this pristine wilderness is home to a beautiful array of wildlife, a brand-new hydro-electric dam to benefit the local communities and now has TANAPA as […]

Winter holidays filled with wonder: Chartering a luxury catamaran yacht in the Caribbean and Bahamas

Winter holidays filled with wonder: Chartering a luxury catamaran yacht in the Caribbean and Bahamas

Shed your winter coat and step outside in your bathing suit this festive season as you relish the winter wonderlands of the Caribbean and Bahamas on a luxury catamaran yacht charter. A luxury yacht charter is one of the safest and convenient ways to travel to multiple destinations while enjoying first-class service and a range […]

An active family holiday in Scotland: Day 10

An active family holiday in Scotland: Day 10

It was a leisurely start to the day, waking up to our beautiful view of the Firth of Clyde. We had had this spot all to ourselves overnight. Today, was the day where we would pick up our dog George before heading to Glasgow for one final adventure. We had chosen to go whitewater rafting […]

An active family holiday in Scotland: Day 9

An active family holiday in Scotland: Day 9

Today was our final day with Go West Sailing. We set off fairly promptly today and had breakfast on the move as we had around 10 naturical miles to cover – from Port Bannatyne to Largs – and then we needed to re-fuel and unload our belongings, etc. all prior to lunch. We had to […]

An active family holiday in Scotland: Day 8

An active family holiday in Scotland: Day 8

Portavadie is much more than just a marina. It’s a luxury resort with a variety of accommodation options from luxury apartments and lodges to guest bedrooms, couples hideaways and motorhome facilities. It’s also home to a restaurant, bar and shop, as well as spa and leisure facilities. We took the opportunity to use the gym […]

An active family holiday in Scotland: Day 7

An active family holiday in Scotland: Day 7

We practiced on the moorings at Otter Ferry today – both hooking on to them and safely leaving them. We had arrived in darkness the previous night and anchored just a short disstance away from them. Whilst we were fine with what we had done, the moorings would have given added peace of mind (particularly […]

An active family holiday in Scotland: Day 6

An active family holiday in Scotland: Day 6

We did a bit of pontoon practise with Go West Sailing this morning – practising our ‘spring starts’ where the stern stays close to the pontoon, as well as practising coming into a pontoon – before heading out to sea, when something immediately caught our eye. We motored out to what looked like dolphins or […]

The hottest new opening in the Maldives

The hottest new opening in the Maldives

Cora Cora Maldives will open on the 1st of October 2021 and will be the hottest new opening in the destination! Cora Cora Maldives is a truly innovative concept resort and unlike anything the Maldives has ever seen, giving guests the unmissable opportunity to experience the Maldives like never before. Cora Cora Maldives is the […]

An active family holiday in Scotland: Day 5

An active family holiday in Scotland: Day 5

Last Summer our eldest son did his RYA Day Skipper qualification (which you can do once you turn 16) with Go West Sailing and our plan this year had been for him to do the next step up – his RYA Coastal Skipper. You do need to quite a bit of study for this but, […]

Short stay: Wynford, Ambleside, Lake District, UK

Short stay: Wynford, Ambleside, Lake District, UK

With six double bedrooms, comfortably able to accommodate a dozen guests, this is the ultimate self-catering house. Stylish contemporary decoration, with Orla Kiely fabrics, makes this spacious house a luxurious place for grand reunions of family and friends. Though, in such a large house, it is always possible to find a quiet corner for a […]

An active family holiday in Scotland: Day 4

An active family holiday in Scotland: Day 4

Our plan was to travel to Largs today, for the next stage of our Scottish Summer adventure: a sailing holiday, much like we did last year. But before we took the two-hour drive north, we went for one last mountain bike ride at Glentrool. Some of the routes at Glentrool are short enough for us […]

King Khufu's 4,500-year-old solar boat transferred to Egypt's Grand New Museum

King Khufu’s 4,500-year-old solar boat transferred to Egypt’s Grand New Museum

The Grand Egyptian Museum is set to open in 2021 and, according to its website, it will be one of the world’s “biggest, most modern, and most famous museums.” It is also expected to attract roughly 15,000 visitors per day, which is three times the current number of visits to the Tahrir Square museum. The […]