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From Meliá Braco Village to Frenchman’s Cove: The 2018 Travel Guide to Jamaica

Beautiful, varied and unique, Jamaica’s north coast has long been popular as a winter break destination. With pristine white-sand beaches, jungle-wrapped mountains, thundering waterfalls and buzzing...

Europe is known for its medieval walled cities created to protect their inhabitants from marauding pirates and conquerors. One of the finest representatives of these cities is along the crystal blue waters...

I love the New Forest and whenever I have a trip planned for the southern national park I can’t help but imagine a serene and satisfying getaway. It’s the feeling of escape, the stunning scenery,...

Sydney is,  without question, one of the world’s top cities. The Pacific Ocean facing city down under is known for its iconic opera house, the picturesque waterfront and marinas and of course its thriving...

Words by Francesca Lynagh Botswana’s Okavango Delta is arguably one of Africa’s best game viewing destinations. In the east and central part of the delta is the Moremi Game Reserve, an area particularly...

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, thoughts are turning to romantic gestures and how to impress loved ones. Leading winter-sports tour operator, Ski Solutions, has recommended the top 10 most romantic...

Leading travel writer Sally Meeson reviews the iconic Blue Lagoon in Iceland. Set in the pure heart of the Icelandic landscape, the Blue Lagoon offers a complete spa experience. Read her incredible story...

Longing for summer? No matter your fancy, Greece ticks the boxes for an amazing holiday. Of course, any memorable adventure starts with a great hotel. And our pick of the best luxury hotels and resorts...

Singapore is a city with an incredible story. A small country, born in the British Colonial times, that has become a world leader in finance, shipping and trade and now tourism.  One can easily stay for...

Situated in the heart of the historic centre of Palma, Mallorca, Sant Francesc Hotel Singular offers the perfect base for a fantastic city-break, romantic weekend or bolt-hole for year-round Mediterranean...

Words by Sarah Finley Walking into the luxury five star hotel and palace Es Saadi the first thing that strikes you is the décor – statues of lions, a beautiful fountain and deep red sofas – all with...

Offering a world-class collection of ballrooms and beautiful al fresco lawns set in lush gardens with sweeping views of the Arabian Gulf, The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai elevates wedding celebrations to an unprecedented...

In the month of December, I was invited to the Hilton Bangalore Embassy GolfLinks. It was a really good time to be in hotels as Christmas was just around the corner and most hotels all over the country...

Recently I visited Bangalore, one of my favorite cities in India and stayed at the Grand Mercure Bangalore on invitation. The city of Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru, is one of India’s most diverse...

Mui Ne may be a place that most have never heard of. It is a beachside town four hours east of Saigon. But that’s just fine for the in-the-know travelers who migrate each year for the 16 km long stretch...

Set to open in spring 2018, London will welcome the Vintry and Mercer Hotel, which has been inspired by the city’s historic trading guilds. Leading travel writer Sue Tidy takes a good look at what we...

Oman is a special place. It is one of the friendliest of all the Middle East destinations with a rich and proud heritage and culture. Beyond its people there is nature’s beauty at every turn with prodigious...

A salute to Chiang Mai’s traditional Lanna heritage whilst celebrating the best of modern luxury,  new resort X2 [CrossTo] Chiang Mai Riverside Resort has elevated comfort, style and service in Thailand’s...

Abu Dhabi is one of the Middle East’s most cosmopolitan cities and has become the holiday destination of choice for the haut monde. The Middle East and Abu Dhabi in particulate is about opulence. No...

Leading travel writer Nicholas Gibbons takes a detailed look at why The May Fair has become one of the hottest hotels in central London. With it’s grand opening in 1927 by George V, the May Fair...

Australia is a massive country the size of the continental United States. It is literally on the other size of the world from the US and a far trip from Europe. However, it is a destination worth the journey...

A weekend at the Mount Somerset Hotel and Spa, for me, resulted in a very relaxed and indulgent one indeed! From taking a bubble bath with a hot chocolate in hand to sampling the wine paired tasting menu...

I wouldn’t call this place classy, as it implies I’m claiming a certain level of classiness myself…which is vulgar. So let’s call InterContinetal London – o2 ‘top notch’, instead. Location Perched...

While it’s a topic still hotly debated all over the globe, there’s no doubting that the world is becoming more and more accessible with every passing day. In fact, for those with limited mobility,...

We glide and slipside into Arc 1500, a resort village with something of a Disneyesque, chocolate box look to it. Wooden balconies, with railings featuring cut-out hearts, are draped with fairy lights and...

Words by Maron Amitay Dimitra Brockalakis ​ I have never been manhandled by a 20 year old girl before; Not until I stayed at the Hotel Sahrai in Fez, anyway. Led down a flight of marble steps into a...

Amsterdam is one of the most thrilling cities anywhere and pretty much has it all. From the liberal lifestyle to rich cultural arts, the foodie scene, and an incredible nightlife. Any time of day Amsterdam...

A luxury Cornish hotel that offers stunning coastal views, a host of facilities and more than just a helping hand throughout your stay – welcome to The Nare. Feeling completely in your own world at the...

Staying in the lapse of luxury is one of the most sought-after aspects of a trip to New York City for almost every traveller heading there. There’s plenty to enjoy in the city, from the food to the sights,...

Away from the glaring lights of central Athens is a stretch of coastline with beach side bistros, yacht filled marinas, and tanned bodies taking dips in secluded coves. This is the Athens Riviera and...

Words by Dimitra Brokalakis Maron Amitay It wasn’t easy to find; We drove up and down streets with no signs to point us in the right direction. Eventually, Hassan, our driver, gave in and contacted Dar...

The Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat and Spa houses probably the world’s largest spa, ecologically designed luxurious villas, a restaurant that serves Ayurvedic food, all of which is focused towards environment...

Words by Bindu Gopal Rao A holiday in the hills is a perfect antidote to relax and take a break from urban stress. Well, after all the air in the hills is so pure that it has an immediate effect of enhancing...

Words by Dimitra Brokalakis Maron Amitay “There’s nothing to do in Casablanca…” or at least that is what the locals told us in Marrakech. But how could I not visit the famous white city? the inspiration...

Nestled in the heart of Paradise Valley, Arizona—an exclusive Phoenix enclave that’s just minutes from bustling Scottsdale—lies a AAA Four Diamond boutique hideaway called Hermosa Inn. Originally...

Words by Caroline Cooper As controversial as this may seem as a 31-year-old woman; I haven’t been to that many spas. With an active mind, and ‘always busy’, in the past I have struggled to sit around...

Tucked away in a discreet corner of St James, The Stafford London has long been home to discerning travellers. The hotel literally exudes old-school charm from the moment of your arrival: elegant interiors,...

In the western part of Ireland lies the quaint village of Cong. Friendly ginger-haired locals are quick with a smile and a wave or to share a tankard of stout should you visit one of their festive taverns....

Leading travel writer Kate Morfoot, from Love To Eat To Travel, checks in to The Feversham Arms for a Yorkshire Treat. I love the scenic route from Norfolk to ‘up North. My mother and I are en-route...

Aruna Rathod experiences sheer luxury at the newly renovated Sheraton Grand Pune, making it the new go-to destination. ​The first thing I notice is that the Sheraton Grand has a majestic lobby. Once...

Have you ever thought about booking a well-being retreat but not made the leap? Me too. However, take it from me, this needs to go on your 2018 bucket list immediately. The Sianji five-star Resort and...