Category: Europe

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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The magic of Venice’s la dolce vita

Stunning views over the Venice lagoon crown winter celebrations from exciting New Year’s fireworks to Carnival’s IL Ballo Del Doge, the quintessential Venetian masked ball. Pick your favourite spectacle to…

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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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Secret Gardens, Artist Playgrounds & Roman Holidays

Legendary artists and world travellers of long ago invite present-day seekers to discover the modern among the historic with open hearts in The Eternal City at her most spectacular. Bask…

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Romance, indulgence & adventure in Helsinki

Finland doesn’t need fireworks to celebrate 100 years of independence, they’ve got something better–– the Northern Lights. And saunas. Lots of them. 3.3 million for Helsinki’s population of 5.4 million…

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Indulgences In Vals Valley

When you need to get away from it all, Switzerland’s very own 7132 Hotel offers the perfect escape. Tucked away in the picturesque Vals valley, the luxurious getaway is the…

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CitizenM’s Tower of London Viewpoint

The historic Tower of London just became more interesting, as it received a new neighbor, the citizenM hotel. Even though the brand already has eight other hotels across the globe,…

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Barging In Luxury

Great news for cruise lovers! The famous Belmond Afloat in France has just announced an addition of two luxurious barges that will cruise along the picturesque canals and rivers of…

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Milan Eating Like a Local

Milan is a city famous for high fashion, stock markets, and a concoction of architectural styles. There is, however, another side to this city of towering gothic spires – food!…

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Fairytale Winter In Switzerland

David Bowden travels to Switzerland in winter to explore the country by train and to enjoy a range of adventurous activities in arguably the world’s most picturesque alpine scenery. In…

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