Articles by: Abbie Cohen

Hotels

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Our stay of the week – Finca Serena, Mallorca

Endless vistas of Mallorca’s rolling green landscape provide an irresistible backdrop for your stay at Finca Serena Mallorca, a traditional country estate where rural influences gracefully meet modern design. Surround […]

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Destinations, Food & Drink, Hotels

Port of Nice. Image: iStock/Eva-Katalin

Nice city guide: where to eat, shop, stay and more

From its coastline lapped by clear Mediterranean waters way out to its hilly outskirts, the city of Nice needs no introduction. The popular French Riviera gem is all about indulging […]

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Destinations

Loughrigg Fell, Lake District. Image: iStock/alex_west

From Windermere to Ullswater: the most scenic walks in the Lake District

Come wind, rain or shine, there is nowhere quite as beautiful in England as the Lake District, where soaring peaks, rich green valleys, lush forests and an infinite number of […]

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Hotels

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Hotel review: Hillthwaite, Lake District

As far as rural landscapes go, it’s difficult to beat the Lake District. Forming England’s largest National Park, it’s home to 16 lakes, rugged peaks and lush, sprawling forests, coloured […]

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Hotels

Image courtesy of Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa/David Griffen

Hotel review: Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa, Brockenhurst

Take the 10-minute walk northbound from Brockenhurst railway station and you’ll reach Careys Manor Hotel, a haven of tranquillity nestled amongst wooded land in England’s New Forest. This establishment is […]

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Hotels

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Eight of the finest UK spa hotels near London

If the cold weather is wearing you down and all you can think of are a muscle-loosening massage, a swim in heated waters or a warming body wrap, seek out […]

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Destinations

Valley of Love, Da Lat. Image: iStock/saiko3p

Vietnam’s best destinations for food, history, nightlife and more

There’s a little something for everyone in Vietnam, a dynamic Southeast Asian gem which packs all manner of sights and sounds across its narrow landscape. From Hanoi in the North […]

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Culture

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London. Image courtesy of Dulwich Picture Gallery/Adam Scott

10 of London’s must-visit secret art galleries

Whether you’re looking for on-the-rise artists or the Western world’s most esteemed Old Masters, London’s art trail never disappoints. Its landmark museums and galleries are strangers to no-one – but […]

by × September 18, 2018 × 0 comments

Food & Drink

Ice cream sandwiches at Ruby Violet, London. Image courtesy of Ruby Violet.

Great ice cream parlours around the world

Wherever you are in the world, ice cream is the quintessential summer treat. Whether you’re cycling in Copenhagen or temple-touring in Tokyo, exploring famous streets or keeping off the beaten track, […]

by × September 14, 2018 × 0 comments

Destinations

Plaka town on Milos, Greece. Image: iStock/Poike

Eight of the best Greek islands you’ve probably never heard of

Forget Santorini and Mykonos – if you’re seeking a slice of heaven with a secluded twist, pack your bags for an unknown and underrated Greek island. From serene beaches and old […]

by × July 17, 2018 × 0 comments