Archive for the ‘Destinations’ Category

Puro beach club opens in Montenegro

Puro beach club opens in Montenegro

Montenegro, with its stunning, unspoilt coastline, is often described as ‘Croatia without the crowds’, relatively inaccessible as it was. But it’s also Croatia without anywhere decent to stay – or at least it was until recently. (more…)

Affordable luxury on the Norfolk shores

Affordable luxury on the Norfolk shores

With reports that the ash cloud could be set to cause repeated disruption over the summer, many are looking for holidays closer to home. Popular areas such as Devon, Cornwall and Dorset are always safe bets for a peaceful escape away from the city, but it’s worth thinking outside the box to dodge the crowds this year. (more…)

New York hotels offer exclusive valentines package

New York hotels offer exclusive valentines package

Downtown Manhattan hotels Soho Grand and Tribeca Grand are offering romantics an exclusive Valentines package for a long weekend in New York.

The Soho Grand’s relaxed ‘Seduction’ package features an early check-in, complimentary Champagne on arrival, breakfast in bed, and lounge cocktails. (more…)

This is how to roll

This is how to roll

The Volvo (which means ‘I roll’ in Latin), was a symbol of Swedish values during its 20th-century reign at the top of the Nordic car market. It was safe, reliable and, well, maybe just a little bit dull. (more…)

Get star treatment at W Hollywood

Get star treatment at W Hollywood

W Hotels has opened a multi-million dollar hotel and residence complex in Hollywood.

The W Hollywood Hotel and Residence, located on the interchange of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine, has 205 luxury rooms, including 143 special residences with multiple bedrooms, and cost more than US$350 million to build. (more…)

Mandarin Oriental Barcelona now open

Mandarin Oriental Barcelona now open

The Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona opened its doors last Thursday, 26 November. The hotel is located on Passeig de Gracia in the heart of the city’s commercial and entertainment district, within easy access of the city’s shopping, dining and culture venues. (more…)

Take a calming break in colourful Copenhagen

Take a calming break in colourful Copenhagen

It might not be the first place you think of for a calming city break away, but the unquestionable charm, history and character of Copenhagen begs you to reconsider.

The Danish capital – once the beating heart of the world’s oldest kingdom – is now home to a fascinating mix of medieval towers, avant garde design and cutting-edge cuisine. (more…)

See New York on two wheels

See New York on two wheels

At last, a free-and-easy alternative to the yellow taxi, far and above the grotty subway. Following in the minimal-carbon-footprints of cities such as Paris and London, New York is launching its own Citi Bikes this summer. (more…)

Luxury ski chalet opens in the Swiss Alps

Luxury ski chalet opens in the Swiss Alps

Luxury chalet company CK Verbier is celebrating the opening of its brand-new ski chalet in the Swiss Alps this week.

Sagittaire sleeps a mammoth 31 people in three private apartments, each made using reused wood and stone. (more…)

Cycle-high club

Cycle-high club

The ‘Wiggo effect’, triggered by Olympic Gold medallist Bradley Wiggins’ impressive road cycling performance, has well and truly hit Britain. And following the success of the capital’s Barclays Cycle Superhighways, a new idea could see even more Londoners taking to two wheels. (more…)

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