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September 18th, 2023

Slow down in Santorini

New to Santorini's hotel scene is NOŪS, a unique resort that draws inspiration from the island's traditional architecture and natural surroundings. Its suites and rooms are beautifully integrated into the landscape, using materials and textures that have been part of the island's heritage and style for centuries. Santorini's rich history is woven through every space but given a contemporary flair that feels modern and fresh.

September 1st, 2023

Wake Up Here: Fairmont Taghazout Bay

Nestled along this spectacular coastline with breathtaking sea view vistas and mountain views is Fairmont, Taghazout, the new luxury hotel on the Moroccan coast.

August 18th, 2023

Wake Up Here: Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa, Italy

Nestled in the rolling Tuscan hills, the Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa makes for an unforgettable and idyllic rustic retreat.

August 18th, 2023

Wake Up Here: The Grand Universe Lucca

Centrally-located and impressively elegant, the Grand Universe Lucca in the pretty city of Lucca certainly packs a punch!

August 18th, 2023

High Seas High Tea at The Landmark London

Travel and food writer Baldwin Ho samples the seafood-centric afternoon tea at the grande dame of luxury 5-star hotels in London.

August 11th, 2023

Wake Up Here: Fairlawns Boutique Hotel an oasis in Johannesburg

Johannesburg itself is a vibrant, energetic smorgasbord of sights, sounds, smells and tastes- a veritable melting pot of sensorial delights. If all this starts to become a tad overwhelming though, then you’ll find plenty of calm at the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel.

August 1st, 2023

Wake Up at the Martinhal Lisbon Oriente for an invigorating city break

Travel with me as I pack my laptop, swimsuit and sunglasses to take an invigorating break from the tranquillity of the countryside while seeking waterside cityscapes and excellent food in Europe’s current cultural hotspot with Martinhal Lisbon Oriente

July 20th, 2023

Pretty in Pink: Barbie Inspired Hotel Stays

#ICYMI there is a certain Barbie movie releasing this week starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling. But the question remains, where would Barbie stay on her summer vacation?

July 5th, 2023

Corpus Christi and Port Aransas: Traversing the Undiscovered Texas Coastline

Our travel and food writer, Baldwin Ho explores the undiscovered Texas Coastline and explains why international tourists should be considering Corpus Christi and Port Aransas when they next visit Texas.

July 5th, 2023

Discover Schloss Roxburghe, a Stunning Scottish Hideaway

As my car turns onto the sweeping drive of Schloss Roxburghe it’s hard not to be impressed. This country pile in the heart of the Scottish Borders stands proud amongst pretty gardens and perfectly manicured lawns against a backdrop of lush green countryside and rolling hills.

June 12th, 2023

Wake Up Here: Gara Rock, Devon

Deemed as Devon’s coolest coastal hotel, Gara Rock is the epitome of rustic-chic. Situated on a cliff edge which affords the most spectacular sea views, this is one hotel that will be infinitely impossible to check out from.

June 12th, 2023

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa, Montenegro, the Ultimate Summer Destination

Montenegro has quickly gone upmarket over the past couple of years, so much so, Monaco is looking over its shoulder, which is why luxury brand Nikki Beach has pitched up on the shores of Boka Bay, the Mediterranean's only fjord. Showcasing a world of indulgence, relaxation and luxurious enjoyment, Nikki Beach, Montenegro features spectacular views over the Adriatic Sea, combining music, dining, entertainment and wellness into one destination. Uniquely, the Hotel and Beach Club has direct water access, catering to the region's international yachting community as a prime mega-yacht destination.

May 31st, 2023

A Stylish Seaside Staycation

Walk into the entrance of The NICI hotel and you are instantly transported to South Beach, Miami. Candy coloured prints, raffia beach bags and opulent gold touches are scattered around this stylish five-star destination resort. Unlike the dilapidated B&B’s that flank the Bournemouth seafront, The NICI is a cool, chic coastal gem that gives all the SoBe vibes.

May 22nd, 2023

A home away from home, in the company of some jolly good fellows - Cambridge’s contribution to the Curio Collection by Hilton.

Nestled on the outskirts of the nucleus that is Cambridge city centre in an unassuming residential area, a casual ten minute stroll through Jesus Green until you reach the hubbub of the university city, sits The Fellows House. An aparthotel that promises a home away from home for both short stay city breakers and long haul business trippers. With an array of on site facilities such as 24/7 gym, pool complete with sauna and steam room, coffee shop, restaurant and a luxe bar area, it is easy to see why.

May 15th, 2023

Wake Up Here: The Greyhound on the Test, Hampshire

Why the Greyhound on the Test truly packs a punch when it comes to the aesthetics, location and of course, the food!