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Five of the best: waterfall hikes in the world

Five of the best: waterfall hikes in the world

If TLC had their way, we wouldn’t be chasing waterfalls – yet, there’s something about hiking to one of these free-flowing natural wonders that brings a real sense of adventure […]

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Destinations

Sunset at Yosemite National Park, with Bridalveil Fall, El Capitan and Half Dome. Image: iStock/tonda

From Yosemite to the Everglades: the USA’s best National Parks

The United States of America is one of the most diverse countries on earth, with landscapes ranging from snowy tundras and soaring peaks to red, dusty deserts and leafy green […]

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Hotels

Image courtesy of 100 Rizes Luxury Seaside Resort

Our stay of the week – 100 Rizes Luxury Seaside Resort, Peloponnese Coast

The southern Peloponnese Coast of Greece is often overlooked by visitors, who flock to the islands or the Aegean-fronted region of Thessalonika instead. This relatively hidden part of the country […]

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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 […]

by × April 4, 2019 × 0 comments

Hotels

Image courtesy of Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa

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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Food & Drink, Hotels

Image courtesy of The Wild Rabbit

The best British restaurants and pubs with rooms

There’s nothing better than cosying up by a roaring fire in a quaint country pub and dining on hearty, comforting classics, all before heading to your room just upstairs. From […]

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Hotels

Image: Tudor Farmhouse

Our stay of the week – Tudor Farmhouse, Gloucestershire

Both welcoming and relaxing, the stylish converted Tudor Farmhouse has retained many of its original features. Fresh neutral walls with flashes of exposed stonework are framed by high-quality wooden fixtures, […]

by × November 23, 2018 × 0 comments

Hotels

Eagle Brae Stock Photography , June 2016

The UK’s most charming cabins for an off-the-grid getaway

There’s just something about the great outdoors; it offers the perfect remedy for forgetting all your stresses, all the more so when the unspoilt wilderness and luxury boltholes come together in […]

by × July 6, 2018 × 0 comments

Destinations

Saignon, France. Image: iStock/jenifoto

Nine charming small towns you need to visit in the South of France

When sunshine, incredible food and compelling landscapes call your name, add these small French towns to your must-visit list: from a hilltop spot overlooking the whole of the French Riviera to […]

by × May 30, 2018 × 1 comment

Destinations

V&A Dundee - designed by Kengo Kuma - photo credit Ross Fraser McLean

10 new destinations you should watch in 2018

It can be tricky to pinpoint what transforms a lesser-known destination into one to watch. It could be a burgeoning art scene, a culinary revolution or an emerging hotelscape – whatever […]

by × February 26, 2018 × 1 comment