Category: Countryside

Ayubowan Sri Lanka!

It may help if I tell you that down on the South coast, it is hot from December to March. In April and May the monsoon rains and stormy seas…

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The Jewel of Iberia

It’s easy to be enchanted in Porto. Perched on the cusp of the petulant Atlantic, at the mouth of the Douro River, Portugal’s ancient wine trading hub has always been…

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The Jewel of Iberia

A journey up the dramatic Douro River is an opportunity to delve into the rich history and traditions of the Portuguese heartland, discovers Nick Walton. 02d DSC_2929 02f DSC_3033 It’s…

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Rustic Luxury Outside of Palermo

Leave the 21st century behind when you walk through the doors of Villa Valguarnera, an aristocratic villa where your host is a Sicilian princess. Three elegant reception rooms and the…

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A New and Ancient Beauty

Luxury expansion has heated up in India over the past decade with global hotel brands going all in on increasing their presence in the land of the Indus River, spices,…

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