Archive for the ‘Destinations’ Category

Eurostar suspension continues

Eurostar suspension continues

Travel chaos is set to continue after Eurostar announced last night that all routes between the UK and Brussels will stay suspended following the devastating rail crash in Belgium on Monday. (more…)

End of the Mayan world as we know it

End of the Mayan world as we know it

Doomsayers could be right: the world will indeed end on 21December 2012 – at least for the Mayans. The calendar of the Mesoamerican civilisation, which began more than 5,000 years ago, finally comes to an end this year. (more…)

Award-winning beaches in Britain

Award-winning beaches in Britain

Those who want to enjoy a beautiful beach need not travel too far: British shores stand among the best in the world and have been awarded Blue Flags for their excellence in facilities, water quality and cleanliness. (more…)

Happy 50th, Brad?

Happy 50th, Brad?

Angelina Jolie might just possibly be the best birthday-present-buyer in the world, ever.

Rumour has it that for Brad Pitt’s 50th (on 18 December), the actress is giving him the gift of the secluded, 11-acre heart-shaped island of Petra – in Lake Mahopac, 50 miles north of New York City – for ?12.2 million. (more…)

Tasmania gets a multi-million make-over

Tasmania gets a multi-million make-over

The stunning Australian island of Tasmania is known for its startling natural beauty and pure environment, and boasts the cleanest air and water in the world. Hundreds of holiday-makers travel – quite literally – to the ends of the earth to experience its dramatic landscapes, brooding pink-and-orange mountain range, thickly-forested hills and bright-red rock formations. (more…)

Beach polo makes waves in Cornwall

Beach polo makes waves in Cornwall

Unless you happen to live in the Middle East, polo matches played on sand are a rare sight in the UK. Here, the sport is more associated with green pastures, and young royals, and stomping down divots at half time. (more…)

The hardest trip to pack for

The hardest trip to pack for

If you’re having trouble knowing what to pack for your holiday this summer, chances are you’re not in nearly as much difficulty as those heading out on the new Bridge & Wickers White Desert White Lion tour. (more…)

A very modern migration

A very modern migration

Sir Richard Branson’s shiny new safari camp is sure to raise a few eyebrows along the grasslands of the Maasai Mara – and we don’t just mean the from the wandering wildebeest. The camp, which is within the Motorogi Conservancy in Kenya, lies within the ecosystem of one of Africa’s most famous game reserves that stretches from southern Kenya into Tanzania. (more…)

Pick up winter sun fashion at Gatwick

Pick up winter sun fashion at Gatwick

If you’re flying out of Gatwick on your winter sun holiday, you don’t need to worry about finding that perfect bikini among all the hats and scarves on the high street. The south London airport is increasingly becoming a shopping mecca for travellers with flyers able to pick up exclusive beachwear bargains before jetting off. (more…)

Manhattan puts on the red light

Manhattan puts on the red light

This winter, New Yorkers can party for a cause when the Meatpacking District turns red for World AIDS Day.

Taking place on 29 November 2012, (BELVEDERE) RED Night Lights is a giant free outdoor party on Gansevoort Plaza, at Ninth Avenue at Gansevoort Street. (more…)

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