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Hotel Review: Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh in Scotland

Centrally located, the Apex Grassmarket Hotel is equally ideal for business travel or a perfect bolthole for a long weekend in the Scottish capital. The hotel is situated in the heart of the Old Town in...

Words by Bindu Gopal Rao A stay at JW Marriott Hotel Chandigarh is to experience hospitality at its best while combing the best of the sights and sounds of India’s first planned city. A city break to...

Bath is a spectacular city and every time I visit it never ceases to amaze me. The thriving city has an ancient heritage. It has everything to offer from wonderful sight-seeing, a true cultural vibrancy,...

You don’t have to be a brainiac or super sleuth to hang out in Oxford, as far as initial observations went, a lust for shopping, eating pretty much any type of food going and a definite appreciation...

Travel writer Rachel Hunt continues her Italian adventures, and after visiting Lake Garda and Tuscany, it is time to take in the wonders of Rome. I have always loved the expression “when in Rome” and...

In the month of October I was invited to stay and experience the sixth ‘Aloft’ Hotel in India which is located in Aerocity, one of New Delhi’s busiest and most cosmopolitan business destinations....

There aren’t many hotels that take my breath away; or that I can honestly say are flawless, or that I just want to return to again and again. That was until I stayed at the insanely good, Beaverbrook. Set...

One of the finest hotels in the Scottish capital, the Radisson Collection Royal Mile Edinburgh is a new addition to the city’s impressive roll call of luxury hotels. Formerly the Hotel Missoni, Radisson...

I was invited to stay at The Westin Pune Koregaon Park which is located at the best locality in Pune and I had a super time while I was there! My terrace suite was spacious and stylishly designed; the...

Stepping inside Langshott Manor is like stepping back in time. There’s a fire crackling in the bar, rugged exposed beams jut in all directions, and small, leaded windows offer glimpses into the manicured...

Travel writer Rachel Hunt continues her 4 part Italian adventure, and after starting at Lake Garda she journeys down to the scenic Tuscan countryside. Tuscany is known for its undulating hills, vineyards...

One of Europe’s most beautiful cities, Bath has been drawing visitors since Roman and Celtic times. The city’s three hot springs were sacred to the Celtic goddess Sulis. With the arrival of the Roman...

Leading spa and beauty writer Lorelle Williams flew to Ibiza to attend Our Retreat for a week; a retreat that offers fitness, nutrition and wellness breaks in Ibiza, Sardinia, UK and Chaminox. The villa Located...

Cheltenham – the ideal place to indulge in some top quality dining, shopping and highly rated hotels, and certainly a town centred around its most famous attraction – the races. A trip in Autumn saw...

I was absolutely delighted when I received an invite from Saurabh Bharara- Director of Sales & Marketing-The Ritz-Carlton Bangalore to visit The Ritz-Carlton Bangalore for a two night stay on the occasion...

Travel writer Rachel Hunt takes us on a 4 part Italian adventure, starting with a trip to Lefay Resort & Spa overlooking scenic Lake Garda. When I think of Italy, I conjure up thoughts of sparkling...

I visited the iconic Goa Marriott Resort and Spa in the month of October on invite by the affable General manager Gaurav Apte. It was really delightful to note that the hotel car which came to pick me...

Victoria, a state in south-eastern Australia, is a destination hard not to love. The cosmopolitan and vibrant city of Melbourne is surrounded by the seaside beaches of the Mornington Peninsula to the soaring...

Just ten minutes shy of the charming town of Holt in Norfolk, you will find The Pigs, Edgefield, offering comforting local food and luxury accommodation – with a twist! This 17th Century country...

Kate Morfoot, leading travel writer from LoveToEatToTravel.com, checks into OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli Island in the Maldives. What better way to arrive at your tropical island resort in the Maldives...

Since winning the 2022 World Cup, Doha has put itself on the tourist map. As the fledgling city – one of the richest in the world – scrabbles to prepare for the crowds to descend, we headed to explore...

Words by Kris Griffiths Time was when the north Kent seaside town of Margate was a thriving holiday resort, its popularity dating back to early Victorian times when Londoners were first attracted to the...

You’ve seen the Instagram snaps and glossy photos in high-end magazines. But you probably had the same response as me: ‘That’s been photoshopped. There’s no way the sea is that blue.’ But I can...

Words by Katrina Kufer The Address Boulevard, which opened in 2017 in Downtown Dubai, has been quietly forging its identity in a city rife with 5* luxury properties as an intimate, attentive urban resort...

On the banks of Fritton Lake as part of the impressive 5000-acre Somerleyton Estate, it is hard to miss the impressive mustard yellow façade of The Fritton Arms, dating back to the 16th century. Re-opened...

Before I visited Carlyon Bay I had managed to find a quite a few family members and friends who have visited – all of whom couldn’t wait to tell me about the smart restaurant, oh-so relaxing spa and...

Mirihi Island Resort is a picture postcard of paradise. From the moment the seaplane’s roaring engines judder to a halt and the pontoons splash into the serene, azure waters and glide to a stop, life...

Known as the “Bridge between East and West”, the enchanting country of Turkey offers plenty to discover for the keen traveller. It’s been the meeting ground of many cultures for over 10,000 years. This...

Discover luxurious solitude in the lower Atlas Mountains where Berber castle Kasbah Angour offers a stunning home-from-home away from it all, just 30 minutes from vibrant Marrakech in what feels like another...

Travel writer Bindu Gopal Rao discovers a hotel that seamlessly mixes business with pleasure, so whether you are looking for a mid-scale hotel for business or for a quick family getaway in Chennai that...

Cliveden House is an exceptional five-star hotel situated within 376 acres of picturesque National Trust gardens in bucolic Berkshire. This grand country escape has every luxury you could ask for from...

Situated between the verdant jungle and the stunning coastline of Vagator Beach, W Goa features 160 vibrant guestrooms, including Villas, Chalets, a Marvelous Suite and an Extreme WOW Villa (the brand’s...

September seems to me, the perfect time for a UK getaway; although the summer sun is no longer out to play, we’re blessed with clear blue skies and sun kissed auburn leaves. With Mother Nature on...

The first thing you notice on entering this former Town Hall isn’t the architecture, or the décor – it’s the aroma. I couldn’t work out whether it was down to powerful flowers, spicy candles,...

If Sherborne isn’t on your list of places to visit then get it on there. This small ancient town in Dorset is brimming with an interesting history of kings, palaces and more and, with castle ruins and...

A new kind of hotel designed for people who value experiences and community over material possessions, Moxy Times Square situated midtown Manhattan steps from the dazzling lights of Times Square, caters...

Right in the heart of London’s docklands and a mere five-minute walk to West Ferry DLR station, Riverside Plaza couldn’t be better placed for an early-bird flight from London City airport. From hotel...

Since its construction in 1991, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Arts Barcelona has become known as one of the city’s original luxury hotels. Its unique, modern design forever altered the city landscape, and this...

Kohinoor is undoubtedly the most valuable diamond in the world. Befittingly, its eponymous hotel, ITC Kohenur, is the most luxurious property in Hyderabad’s HITEC City, a seamless blend of Nizami heritage...

Travel writer and spa expert Lorelle Williams checks into this luxe bohemian getaway. Perched on the tip of a cliff overlooking blue Balearic waters and surrounded by evergreen conifers is the newly opened...

Today’s luxury all-inclusive resort industry has no shortage of options, with an increasing number of high-end properties around the globe getting in the game.  The all-inclusive model, which reportedly...