Desirable destinations for weekend breaks, spas, destination holidays, adventures and day trips

Stoke Park – Not Just For Grown-Ups

February 18, 2016

Set within 300 acres of glorious parkland, lakes, historic gardens and monuments, and located just half an hour from London, is the highly acclaimed Stoke Park Country Club and Spa. Steeped in more [read more]

Discovering The Grand Canyon

February 1, 2016

Americans say awesome a lot.  Order a skinny white from Starbucks (I don’t as I’m on a one-woman protest against their tax policy) and the barista will enthuse ‘awesome’ when [read more]

The Buzz Of The Slopes At Baqueira Beret

January 19, 2016

The rain in Spain may stay mainly on the plain. But the snow certainly falls on its magnificent mountains. This will prove a welcome surprise to skiers and boarders whose default setting is heading [read more]

Discover Myanmar On The Road To Mandalay

January 8, 2016

The landslide victory of the charismatic Aung San Suu Kyi over the military-backed ruling party in Burma’s November elections signals a chance for change and a boost to her tourism industry. [read more]

From Ski To Sea In Granada

November 30, 2015

From salopettes to sarong, from balaclava to Bermuda shorts, snow boots to sandals – you have to be a master of packing when you take a ski holiday in Sierra Nevada. For just 90 minutes’ [read more]

Discovering The Secrets Of Jungfrau

October 23, 2015

We climb aboard the spick and span carriage of the little cogwheel Jungfrau train for a trip to the top of Europe – and discover the ghosts of the men who blasted their way through the mighty [read more]

Spa Away From Home: Cecily Townhouse

October 19, 2015

Sometimes it’s nice to get out of the centre of London into the home counties for a little bit of city meets country but we don’t always want to give up the city luxuries we’ve [read more]

Photo Perfect Kenya

October 15, 2015

The row over Cecil the lion, slain by an American dentist with a passion for killing beautiful beasts, rumbles on. If he’d joined our super safari to Kenya he would have received his [read more]
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