Madeiran coastal view

Escape London: Sensational Food & Wine & Views in Madeira

A food and wine lover’s haven and for those who love the great outdoors, Madeira is an easy holiday that offers a big reward… Photo: Simon Zino/Visit Madeira As we pass through yet another new Madeiran landscape – this one above cloud level somewhere high up a mountain – I comment that the scenery reminds […]

Infinity poInfinity pool, Amara Hotel, Cyprus. Photo: Amara

Amara Cyprus: ‘The sea is visible from every point’

With breath-taking sea views from every room, interiors by leading designers and restaurants run by Michelin chefs the luxury Amara Hotel Cyprus is a contemporary classic… Photo: Amara Hotel Wherever you are in the Amara Hotel – be it your bedroom, the dining room, the lobby, the bar or the spa, you get a 180 […]

Palm trees over white beach on a a Plantation Island, Fiji

Escape London: 8 Secluded Island Getaways For The Ultimate Beach Holiday

With light at the end of the Covid-tunnel, we are looking forward to heading to the sun once again. However, the pandemic has taught us is the importance of privacy and personal space and so crowded beaches, busy hotels and bustling bars and restaurants have lost their appeal to many. If you’re dreaming of an […]

St Mawes Hotel and Idle Rocks Hotel,

Escape London: The Idle Rocks Review & Cornwall in Autumn

The Idle Rocks in St Mawes Bay offers guests the opportunity to relax in style and to discover Cornwall’s wintery charm… Photo: The Idle Rocks Without the sunshine, surfing and bustling beaches, can Cornwall prove to be anything but a popular holiday destination? As I cruised along the coastline to The Idle Rocks for my November sojourn, I was admittedly apprehensive on what […]

Villa Copenhagen. Photo: Villa Copenhagen

Escape London: Villa Copenhagen Review & City Guide

Villa Copenhagen in Denmark’s capital offers conscious luxury and understated Danish style to visitors exploring Scandinavia’s Viking heartland… Photo: Villa Copenhagen The imposing building now housing the Villa Copenhagen hotel in the heart of the Danish capital was once the city’s Central Post & Telegraph Head Office, built in Neo Baroque style in 1912.   Today it is a contemporary, sophisticated eco-friendly hotel which combines grand architecture with sleek, sophisticated but understated Danish style.  […]

Escape London: Carrossa Hotel Spa & Villas, Mallorca Review

Carrossa Hotel, Spa & Resort offers a moment of quiet, dreamy island sunsets and the opportunity to catch some rays surrounded in tranquil, rugged, beauty… Photo: Carrossa Atmosphere & Facilities Luxurious yet unfussy and casual, Carrossa is well-suited to couples who want to treat themselves to a few of nights of quiet respite – relaxing […]

Chena Huts safari resort is located near one of Sri Lanka's largest safari parks, Yala National Park

Beaches, Buddhism, Wildlife & Wonder: Discover Luxury Sri Lanka

With beautiful beaches, game drives, fantastic cuisine, Buddhist pilgrimages and UNESCO World Heritage sites, Sri Lanka is an absolute must for adventure travellers. The Resident traverses this diverse island nation in luxury

Samujana Villa, Koh Samui


Thailand’s Koh Samui has long evolved from its hippy roots to become a smart, chic destination for luxury travellers. Head for the Samujana villa estate in the hills near Chaweng and Choengmon, where contemporary architecture, stunning views and a blissful escape await…