Category: Away from the City

Skiing through powdery snow

Kiroro – ski down the slopes in the heart of Hokkaido

Visit Kiroro, one of Hokkaido's premier ski resorts synonymous with perfect powder and luxurious offerings Winter fun in Japan Japan's Golden Triangle, from Tokyo to Kanazawa and completing at Osaka…

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Jumeirah Vittaveli - Private Ocean Retreats - Aerial view

Mesmerising experiences in the Maldives

Home to 1200 fantasy inspired islands - the Maldives is everyone’s favourite archipelago. From pearl like sands to a patchwork quilt of blue lagoons, and a string of stunning resorts…

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Tourist on Safari jeep watching tiger crossing the road at Ranthambore National Park, Sawai Madhopur

Explore India’s lush animal kingdoms

There’s an escape from India’s rikshaw-filled alleys and buzzing markets. It’s called nature, and it consists of incredibly peaceful animal kingdoms. Kaziranga National Park, Ranthambore National Park & Sundarbans National…

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A view of a tented villa in Awei Pila

Be one of the first to discover Myanmar’s luscious resort island of Pila

Nestled amidst a network of some 800 scattered islands and vibrant coral reefs, the island of Pila in Myanmar was known only to the indigenous people of the Mergui Archipelago,…

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Noel Vaux le Vicomte (c)Franklin Lecointre

France’s largest privately-owned chateau opens its doors to just 15 guests this Christmas

Be treated like a king this Christmas at the legendary Château de Vaux-Le-Vicomte, France's largest privately-owned chateau, whose sumptuous architecture inspired centuries of elaborate baroque design. Château de Vaux-Le-Vicomte Be…

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Domaine des Etangs vegetable garden

Select few vacation like a knight in this 11th-century French chateau

To say that the Domaine des Etangs is located in the middle of nowhere is a stretch - the 11th century French chateau is, in actuality, merely a few hours…

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Reviving 200-year-old English cottage by the beach

Not enough has been said about the beauty of the English countryside, and even less so about its quaint towns and secret beaches. The town of Croyde - situated in…

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&beyond Mnemba Island Zanzibar

Recipe for romance

Is one assured of falling in love when on white sandy beaches fringed by beautiful palm trees and encircled by crystal clear turquoise waters of the Maldives? Get your destinations…

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Breakfast view from the conservatory at Castello di Monticelli, near Perugia

Umbria, Italy’s gourmet treasure trove

Leave Rome its Colosseum and Paris its Eiffel Tower; let Tuscany have its Chianti wines and hordes of visitors. Where I’m going is Italy’s reclusive child, Umbria – Europe’s bona fide…

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The mesmerising south of India

Spend your winter in winsome Southern India

Vibrant, colourful, exotic and ethnic, with attractions as diverse as the mind can visualise- this is Southern India. Allow it to lure you this winter. The fine art of forest…

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