Hotel Guide to Santorini

Plato’s account of Atlantis; “rocks of white, black and red were extracted from the hills and used to construct a great island city” holds a striking resemblance to the whitewashed abodes, cobalt-domed churches, and the black- and red-sand beaches which mark the isle of Santorini, an alluring Mediterranean oasis mired in mythology. A theory inContinue reading “Hotel Guide to Santorini”

Hot Hotels: Unforgettable Getaways

Valentines Day is right around the corner, why not opt for something a bit more adventurous than flowers and a teddy bear holding an ‘I love you’ sign? An escape less ordinary with a late checkout. Take a look at our top picks of the most unforgettable hotels for a truly romantic experience. Or beat the crowdsContinue reading “Hot Hotels: Unforgettable Getaways”

A Love Letter (guide) to Capri

As far as first impressions go, Capri couldn’t have been any more magical. Glittering azure waves lapping up to the harbour, filled with adorable Italian boats and vintage Riva’s; to the multi-coloured houses upon the seaside town. As loud and busy as it was from the day-tripper tourists, the honeymooning couples and the very well-travelled,Continue reading “A Love Letter (guide) to Capri”

Country Escapes: Exploring Lord Beaverbrook’s Estate

Former home of publishing mogul Lord Beaverbrook, Maxwell Aitken, the Beaverbrook estate holds many stories; the private cinema room where Lord Beaverbrook & Winston Churchill watched news from the front line, Churchill’s suite and bathtub where he would dictate to his secretary, or the bedrooms aptly named after their famous guests such as Elizabeth TaylorContinue reading “Country Escapes: Exploring Lord Beaverbrook’s Estate”

Armani serves up fashionable cuisine in Milan

The Armani Hotel Milano was designed entirely by one of Milan’s most beloved sons, Giorgio Armani. We went to sample the modern delicacies of the hotel’s Armani/Ristorante, in all its cream and minimalist glory.

Sir Bani Yas Island: An Eco-Wildlife Sanctuary on the Persian Gulf

From a private royal playground to a conservation safari island, this is the inspiring and intriguing, certainly almost biblical story of how Noah’s Ark came to be on Sir Bani Yas.