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Nine great places to spend New Year’s Eve

It’s never too early to plan your New Year’s Eve festivities; especially if the thought of spending another midnight in your local pub – holding hands with drunken strangers whilst […]

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Food & Drink

Singapore Sling cocktail. Image: iStock/bhofack2

The stories behind the world’s most famous cocktails

Nothing says summer quite like sipping on chilled cocktails late into the light evenings. Bitter, sweet, shaken, stirred, we’ve all got our go-to drink when happy hour comes around. But where […]

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Hotels

Photograph: www.roxyhotelnyc.com

Our stay of the week – The Roxy Hotel, New York City

A swanky and shimmering property both inside and out, The Roxy Hotel is suitably dressed to blend seamlessly into its surrounds – that of New York City’s coveted TriBeCa neighbourhood in Lower Manhattan, adored […]

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Hotels

Photograph: www.marquisloscabos.com

10 great adults-only beach resorts around the world

Sun, sea and sand. Can it get any better? Well, yes (especially for the child-free travellers amongst you). Add in a serene, adults-only setting, and now you’ve got the icing […]

by × May 17, 2016 × 2 comments

Destinations, People

My city: San Francisco

My city: San Francisco

Our ‘my city’ series puts a new perspective on some of our favourite places, as we catch up with creative residents, asking them to divulge their best kept secrets. From their […]

by × April 19, 2016 × 1 comment

Destinations

1 Hotel Central Park. Image: 1 Hotel Central Park

The world’s best eco-friendly hotels

From deep in the Scottish Highlands to the core of the Big Apple, today’s eco-conscious hotels are putting a fresh and thoughtful spin on sustainable travel, without compromising on luxury. Take a look at these awe-inspiring spots that carry environmentally-friendly practices […]

by × February 11, 2016 × 1 comment

Culture, Destinations

Monument Valley, Arizona. Image: iStock/Justinreznick

Scene setting: 10 spectacular movie locations around the world

Films often inspire our lust for travel, and we got to thinking about some of the world’s most iconic filming locations; places that have inspired writers, locations that lit up the […]

by × January 30, 2016 × 1 comment

Hotels

Our stay of the week – Thompson Miami Beach

Our stay of the week – Thompson Miami Beach

Update June 2016 – since this post was first published, the hotel has been purchased by the Hyatt group and though it looks the same, it’s now called The Confidante […]

by × September 23, 2015 × 2 comments

Destinations, Food & Drink, People

My city: New York

My city: New York

Our ‘my city’ series puts a new perspective on some of our favourite places, as we catch up with creative residents, asking them to divulge their best kept secrets. From […]

by × August 4, 2015 × 4 comments

Travel advice

New York City, USA. Image: iStock

Tipping in New York City: a guide to who, when and how much

When you travel to another country, it can be a minefield to know when to tip and how much to leave. Nowhere is this debacle more mind-boggling than the United […]

by × September 18, 2014 × 9 comments