Category: Speciality Travel

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/
Short stay: The Eastbury Hotel and Spa, Sherborne, Dorset, UK

Short stay: The Eastbury Hotel and Spa, Sherborne, Dorset, UK

The Victorian Garden Potting Shed Suites, five gloriously indulgent creations are the latest luxurious chapter in the history of a house which dates back to 1740. Under their sedum and moss living roof the suites are stylishly contemporary and eco-friendly. The Eastbury Hotel’s mature gardens, a West in Bloom award winner, featuring shelter-giving beech and
The Algarve: Europe's leading (and almost undisputed) beach destination

The Algarve: Europe's leading (and almost undisputed) beach destination

The Algarve has once again been distinguished as the “Leading Beach Destination in Europe”, in the 2021 World Travel Awards. This is the eighth (and third consecutive) time that the destination has won the nomination from leaders of the tourism and travel industry from around the world, who annually participate in this initiative and vote
The best cities in the world to visit with kids

The best cities in the world to visit with kids

If you’re looking for the perfect family vacation destination with plenty of things to do, places to eat and affordable accommodation, where should you head to? The Family Vacation Guide has revealed its 2021 ranking of The World’s Best Cities To Visit With Kids, with Rome, London and Paris taking the top three spots. With
The growing trend of football tourism in the UK

The growing trend of football tourism in the UK

New research from national tourism agency VisitBritain demonstrates the increasing importance of football in driving inbound tourism to the UK and in boosting visitor spending. Its recently-published ‘Football Tourism in the UK’ report shows that overseas visitors who went to a football match spent £1.4 billion across the UK in total during their trip in
Top tips for your family safari holiday in Africa

Top tips for your family safari holiday in Africa

A family safari holiday in Africa creates so many opportunities for children to benefit from unique educational, cultural, and developmental experiences. And, if you want your children to build a strong love and appreciation for wildlife and nature, then immersing them in the bush is one of the best ways to achieve this. As parents,
The best of the ‘winter blues’ on a luxury yacht charter to the Caribbean and Bahamas

The best of the ‘winter blues’ on a luxury yacht charter to the Caribbean and Bahamas

A cold chill is setting in and celebrities are switching their playground from the Mediterranean to the Caribbean & Bahamas, where there are thousands of remote beaches to leave behind prying eyes and winter woes for festive celebrations in the sunshine and warmth. Discover some of the highly favoured tropical havens to be found not
Sustainability at Canada's ski resorts

Sustainability at Canada's ski resorts

Canada’s ski resorts are pulling out all the stops for powderhounds to indulge in an epic winter escape, but they are also passionate about sustainability. Here are just some of the environmental initiatives that are underway at mountains across the country. Marmot Basin Marmot Basin in Jasper, Alberta is situated in Jasper National Park, a UNESCO
5 things to consider when choosing your family ski destination this winter

5 things to consider when choosing your family ski destination this winter

With COVID-19 limiting options for travellers last winter (and in all likelihood this one too), many are being kept away from their resorts of choice and forced to consider alternate destinations this winter. As thrilling as a new location and experience can be, with kids in tow it is always important to know exactly what
The Arabian Gulf: a stylish yacht charter location

The Arabian Gulf: a stylish yacht charter location

With an achingly beautiful coastline, the Middle East is blessed with continuously spectacular landscapes within which a melting pot of fascinating culture beckons. Increasing in popularity to explore by yacht, the Arabian Gulf is home to some of the most incredible sights, magnificent architecture and extraordinary splendour. Offering sparkling seas and powdery shores, the lure
Google Flights and carbon emissions

Google Flights and carbon emissions

Have you seen the recent changes to the flight search function on Google Flights? Google Flights, an online flight booking search service which facilitates the purchase of airline tickets through third-party suppliers, has now added the reporting of a flight’s carbon impact to its search results. This new change, whilst perhaps only just a first
Top 10 things to do in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

Top 10 things to do in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

Although visitors to Mexico often steer towards Tulum for its wildlife or Cancun for its beaches, the lesser-known region of Riviera Nayarit is the hidden treasure on the Pacific Coast that should be on the bucket list for travellers this winter for multiple reasons. From experiencing whale watching to playing on luxury golf courses, strolling
World’s largest cruise ship to debut in the U.S. and Europe

World’s largest cruise ship to debut in the U.S. and Europe

Paving the way for the biggest adventure yet, Royal Caribbean International has announced the world’s largest cruise ship, Wonder of the Seas, will debut in the U.S. and Europe. The highly anticipated ship is set to sail from its home in Fort Lauderdale to the Caribbean on March 4, 2022, before making its way to Barcelona
Flying from the UK to Spain (and back) during the pandemic - getting through the red tape

Flying from the UK to Spain (and back) during the pandemic - getting through the red tape

I recently flew from Manchester to Malaga in order to visit the luxury resort of Sotogrande and, given that many people are travelling overseas again for the first time in a long time, I thought it might be helpful to document my experience of all the ‘red tape’ in case it helps others who are
Short stay: SO/ Sotogrande, Sotogrande, Andalucia, Spain

Short stay: SO/ Sotogrande, Sotogrande, Andalucia, Spain

SO/ Sotogrande is the tenth and newest addition to Accor’s SO/ hotel brand, with fifteen more scheduled to open. Set in an exclusive gated community in Sotogrande, this is a luxury brand but with a distinctly rebellious twist – each SO/ hotel has its own unique identity and flair, whilst still acknowledging its roots. In
The sophistication of Sotogrande: the very best of Andalusian style

The sophistication of Sotogrande: the very best of Andalusian style

Hidden away in eight square miles of Andalucia is arguably the most exclusive resort in the whole of Spain – Sotogrande. This upscale destination on the Costa del Sol is a haven for the rich and famous and ten times the size of Monaco. Development of the resort began in the 1960s when Filipino-American entrepreneur