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Top tips for families holidaying together this summer

HOW TO SURVIVE FAMILY HOLIDAYS THIS SUMMER

Tolerate differences, it will not be the same as life is at home, but that’s the fun of a holiday! Eating at unusual times, doing different things and being surrounded by your family, are all to be enjoyed.

Five star Spanish hotel, near Benidorm

ASIA GARDENS, A THAI PARADISE IN SPAIN

Just outside Benidorm might not be the first place you’d expect to find an Asian-themed five star hotel, with luxury facilities, five-star food and a spa to die for, but that’s exactly what you’ll get at Asia Gardens, one of southern Spain’s top hotels The sun beats down from a bright blue sky. Great swathes […]

Nemesis

LUXURY SAILING HOLIDAY IN TURKEY

Kat Hopps takes a relaxing cruise with SCIC sailing in the Aegean sea along the south west coast of Turkey, and finds that all you need do is sit back and relax… It’s past midday and the day is hot despite the thin veil of clouds above. My destination is two hundred yards ahead, a gentle […]

Top travel foodie destinations

THE BEST HOLIDAYS FOR FOOD LOVERS

Whether its Michelin-stars or barbecues on the beach that tempt you, we round-up five of the best new holiday packages for food lovers, featuring world’s best chefs, hotels and travel destinations

Margaret River Gourmet Escape

MARGARET RIVER GOURMET ESCAPE

This winter, join Heston Blumenthal at his favourite food festival Margaret River Gourmet Escape, Western Australia’s best food festival

FALL IN LOVE WITH TUSCANY

Victoria Purcell discovers the beauty of Tuscany at the historical, luxurious Castello di Casole

Hotel Viura, Rioja, contrasts striking avant-garde architecture against a traditional Spanish village

FIVE QUIRKY YET LUXURIOUS HOTELS

  Fancy staying somewhere a bit different? Check out these five quirky hotels from Small Luxury Hotels of the World… Hotel Viura, Rioja (pictured above) The WOW Factor: Striking avant-garde architecture contrasting with its traditional Spanish village setting Set against the backdrop of the charming Spanish village in Rioja Alavesa wine country, Viura is an architecturally […]

Wanted: architect to design new £40m Thames bridge

PLANS FOR NEW £40M BRIDGE IN LONDON

New plans for a £40m bridge across the Thames, linking Nine Elms on the South Bank and Pimlico to the north, could get underway this year after Wandsworth Council approved plans to launch an international design competition on Monday evening (7 July). The exact location of the new pedestrian and cycle crossing – to carry […]

A city guide to New York, what to do, where to stay and where to eat

NEW YORK CITY STYLE

Vicky Mayer visits New York’s chic design hotels, sees past and present collide in Manhattan and cutting edge style around every corner   New York was made for Instagram, a crazy, living city where there are photo ops on every corner, so sleep before you get there because you’ll want to pack in as much […]

Cycling in Gstaad with Bramble Ski

8 OF THE BEST CYCLING HOLIDAYS

Feeling inspired by the Tour de France? Here’s our round up of eight luxurious cycling holidays across the globe

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