Posts Tagged ‘can’

Up on the roof

Up on the roof

The chance of taking in a Christmas movie atop one of London’s best hotels returns this month as The Berkeley in Knightsbridge once again turns its roof-top terrace into a mini festive cinema. (more…)

A new retreat for spa-lovers

A new retreat for spa-lovers

Just off the east coast of Phuket, private island Koh Naka Yai has a new luxury resort.

Opening 1 November,The Naka Island Luxury Collection Resort & Spa will have 67 villas, all with private pools. (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…)

Submerged on the South Coast

Submerged on the South Coast

It is true that traditional guidebooks can’t compete with the speed at which information on the internet can be updated. But dog-eared pages, highlighted passages and crinkly spines hold more than just sentimental value – as anyone who has ever found themselves lost and without Wifi knows. (more…)

Midnight inside the volcano

Midnight inside the volcano

Lowering yourself into the depths of an Icelandic volcano may be a moment to take a deep breath at the best of times, but fans can now add an additional frisson of excitement to the experience by doing it beneath the midnight sun. (more…)

Sun, sea and shipwrecks

Sun, sea and shipwrecks

Food writer and TV cook Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Fish Fight campaign – for more regulation of the global fishing industry and the creation of conservation zones – is gathering pace across Europe. (more…)

Explore the marine life of Oman

Explore the marine life of Oman

Thanks to the new Dive Centre at Six Senses Zighy Bay, travellers can now discover some of the world’s best diving – in Oman.

Located just down the beach from the resort, the centre offers courses in SSI/CMAS and PADI as well as Discovery courses for beginners, lead by husband and wife team Esther and Petzi, who between them have racked up over 13,000 dives and know the area well. (more…)

Up, up and away!

Up, up and away!

In terms of views, hoteliers and restaurateurs have been raising the stakes in London over recent years, from constructing a one-room boat-shaped hotel atop Royal Festival Hall to experiential dining on the London Eye. (more…)

How low can you go?

How low can you go?

Submarines have come a long way from the days when crews spent months at sea squashed together like sardines, and the people coming aboard from the outside world were the ones that smelt funny. (more…)

Out of this world

Out of this world

As Professor Brian Cox and Dara O Briain return to our screens for another series of Stargazing Live on BBC2, we pick our a few of our favourite stargazing holidays around the world.

While Cox and O Briain study the night skies above Britain from the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire – exploring mindblowing concepts such as finding black holes, tides being pulled by the moon, and communicating with aliens – these trips take participants to more far-flung destinations, from the desert to the snowscapes of the far north. (more…)

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