There are few places more beautiful than the Maldives, and the gorgeous hotels they offer. From activity filled escapes to relaxing private island resorts here are just a few of the most beautiful Maldives hotels that are all pretty close to paradise…Posted on: January 18th in Asia by Becky Padmore.
Once favourite haunts of aristocrats, writers, poets and louche libertines, many of Europe’s coffee houses have a colourful history. Where better to sample of a slice of Europe’s bygone past than one of the beautifully preserved historic cafes? From fancy Art Deco to one of Amsterdam’s oldest brown cafes…Posted on: January 14th in Europe, Travel by Holly Daffurn.
Fancy starting the New Year with a 10 day Euro trip and a big wad of spending money? To celebrate the start of 2013 some lovely creative types have scoured the globe to create this inspirational video on what travel means to people. People from all over the world were interviewed in the tourist hotspots like London, Rome and Paris…Posted on: January 11th in Travel by Becky Padmore.
When people ask why I travel I almost always answer “for the people”. Meeting and feeling welcomed by the locals can easily make your trip. From a few famously friendly places to a handful of controversial ones here is my choice for where to find the world’s friendliest people…Posted on: January 11th in Travel by Scott Balaam.
Tucked away in the centre of Europe between Germany, Belgium and France, the tiny nation of Luxembourg is rarely on Euro travellers itineraries. That’s a real shame, as they are missing out on a real hidden gem of Europe, a gorgeous nation of castles, valleys, wonderful countryside and one of the most unique capital cities on the continent….Posted on: January 7th in Europe, Travel by James Taylor.
This is the year we definitely regretted not collecting air miles, from nautical adventures in French wine country to Northern Light hunting in Iceland it’s been quite a twelve months. Here are our photographic highlights of 2012…Posted on: December 31st in Our Trips, Travel by Graham Padmore.
After 12 months of seeking the world’s beautiful places we finish the year with a round up of the most scenic places to spend New Year’s Eve. From balmy beaches to Nordic firework displays, here are some of the world’s best events with the most impossibly beautiful backdrops…Posted on: December 28th in Beautiful Places, Travel by Graham Padmore.
With Christmas only a few days away, it’s time we turn our sights to some of the most festive places on earth. From Californian kitsch to snowy mountain towns this is our choice for 10 of the most Christmassy destinations on the planet…Posted on: December 21st in Seasonal Travel, Travel by Pris Blossom.
Tis the Season for shopping, and while London may be the retail capital of the UK, it’s not all about Oxford Street, Westfield and Harrods. If you’re a discriminating gift giver in search of a little inspiration, sometimes stepping off the High Street can be a smart move. If you’re off for a last minute dash here are five alternative shopping destinations in London…Posted on: December 21st in UK by Becky Padmore.