A few years ago, we reviewed the historic Bear Hotel at Woodstock near Oxford; a characterful, pretty, ivy-clad historic coaching inn with a super-abundance of beams, open fireplaces, squeaky floorboards and a rich helping of atmosphere… Just perfect to explore the Cotswolds for both the active a
The Cotswolds represent the British countryside at its best, an idyll that is portrayed in so many films and articles. An added bonus is that we have some of the most luxurious country house hotels where you can find all the creature comforts, together with delicious food. You can chill out in
Promenading along the waterfront in a Mediterranean resort is one of the joys of life, that special light, the dreamy atmosphere, the cafés and other distractions all make for an emotive and memorable experience.
Seeking the real style of promenading
Saas Fee obviously gets into the blood as successive generations come to ski in this low-key and very relaxed resort. The large village is car-free and whilst there are plenty of shops, bars and restaurants, they are not adorned with the intrusive signage seen all too frequently these days.
Gravetye Manor is a beautiful country house hotel with 17 bedrooms and suites, nestled in the most glorious gardens.
Art Therapy, Jacuzzis & Watercraft At Art Rotana Hotel Bahrain
We could have been forgiven for thinking that we had stumbled upon a film set as we emerged from the wooded lane and crossed the old stone bridge under which a tinkling brook – yes it did tinkle – flowed. A lady dressed in an overall added to the scene as she waved and smiled as we passed. The
Planning a trip to the Indonesian paradise of Bali? On the hunt for the finest accommodation the island has to offer? We’ve selected a quintet of beachfront idylls, resplendent with private chefs, state of the art facilities, and stunning design to inspire your next long haul jaunt!
Few could deny the countryside outside Phuket is the exotic paradise idyll incarnate. White sands, blue waters to die for, tropical fauna and flora, and a pace of life that defines laid back.
Resort: Obergurgl (Austria). Most of the ski resorts in Austria are relatively low in elevation but the small resort of Obergurgl is relatively high at 1,930m, with only 500 year-round inhabitants. It is the highest parish in the country and it shares its skiing area with Hochgurgl another 200m
Resort: Val d’Isère (France
Resort: Davos (Switzer
Resort: Lech (Austr
Resort: Verbier (Switzerland) the town lies in a sunny, south-facing bowl with spectacular views of the surrounding peaks; it is the largest resort of the “4 Vallées” ski region with over 400km of pistes some of which are challenging and to make life easier, there are off-piste areas accessible b