Posts Tagged ‘river’

Outdoor types

Outdoor types

In a clearing up in the Colorado Rockies, beside the Dolores River, a new mountain lodge hotel is opening this summer.

Cresto Ranch is a restored 19th-century farmhouse, with the kind of wraparound porch we dream of sitting out on in the evening, in rocking chairs, looking up at the stars. (more…)

By the river in Chiang Mai

By the river in Chiang Mai

In the north of Thailand, Chiang Mai is the gateway to the jungle for trekking, rafting and wildlife tours. Travellers of all ages and budgets pass through the city, and yet accommodation is typically very high-end or fairly simple. (more…)

Down by the river

Down by the river

An incredibly luxurious new safari lodge is opening this June in a rugged and wild spot on the bank of the Wami River, bordering the Saadani National Park in eastern Tanzania.

Sanctuary Saadani River Lodge has 18 suites on stilts along the riverbank connected by wooden walkways. (more…)

Go offshore in Burma

Go offshore in Burma

After decades of isolation, the beguiling sights of Burma are now open to responsible travellers. And while golden pagodas, sacred stupas, and colonial-era mansions await those on land, the Burmese waterways offer a way to see this enchanting country at a slower pace. (more…)

On the river to Mandalay

On the river to Mandalay

Get far off the beaten track in Burma, and see the country from onboard a river cruise.

Gorges of the Far North is a 12-night voyage aboard the Orient-Express luxury yacht, the Road to Mandalay. (more…)

Gourmet glamping at River Cottage

Gourmet glamping at River Cottage

Fine dining and camping may not be two things you would usually find together, but in Devon that’s exactly what you’ll get.

This summer, the Pop-Up Hotel – a collection of luxuriously fitted-out canvas tents – will pitch up at food writer and TV cook Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s famed River Cottage, in Axminster. (more…)

Grubs up, surfs up

Grubs up, surfs up

At Australia’s south-west tip, the hedonistic Margaret River region draws regular comparisons with California. White-sand beaches along the coast are overlooked by fabulous contemporary beach houses, surfers ride the waves of the Indian Ocean, and the area even has its own Malibu surf event. (more…)

Smyth Tribeca celebrates NYC River to River festival

Smyth Tribeca celebrates NYC River to River festival

Chic Thompson hotel Smyth Tribeca has launched the ultimate package for those wanting to enjoy the entertainment in style at this year’s Manhattan River to River Festival.

Check in this month and you’ll be spoilt rotten by their complimentary gourmet picnic hampers, crafted by food genius Ed Cotton, Executive Chef of Plein Sud, Smyth’s newly-opened restaurant. (more…)

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