Category Archives: Travels

Adler Mountain Lodge has opened in the heart of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Site

Adler Mountain Lodge (www.adler-lodge.com) has opened and the first pictures to emerge reveal a new holiday destination of unparalleled natural beauty and uncomplicated luxury. Views from Adler Mountain Lodge’s wrap-around infinity pool It’s taken more than 10 years to come … Continue reading

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Christmas in the Cotswolds

If you’ve ever dreamt of escaping the family arguments at Christmas time or simply getting away so that someone else can do the cooking and, better still, the washing up, then here’s your chance.  The Close Hotel in Tetbury, the … Continue reading

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Watch out… There’s a Gromit (or 80) About…

Gromit, Britain’s favourite animated dog, is currently to be found wandering the streets of Bristol, where he was first created by the Oscar-winning Nick Park of Aardman Studios.  Gromit Unleashed (http://www.gromitunleashed.org.uk/) is a public art exhibition of 80 giant fibreglass … Continue reading

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Heidi Hi!

Heidi Hi people!  Now you, too, can live life just like the Swiss fictional character Heidi… if only for a day or two! This summer, Grand Hotel Kronenhof, Pontresina is offering families the chance to experience something new that is … Continue reading

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Discover the Dock – The Bristol Hotel launches a summer city package

Bristol is on a high: two of its best-known residents, Wallace & Gromit, have been chosen as Visit England ambassadors and the city was recently named among the top ten most popular destinations to visit in the UK by TripAdvisor. … Continue reading

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The Healing Hotels of the World book is out now!

The Healing Hotels of the World hardback, published by teNeues, is out now with an RRP of £45, combining a beautiful coffee table book with stunning photography and a comprehensive guide to the best hotels in the world to which … Continue reading

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A perfect day trip out of London…

If I were still living in London, it’s about now on a Thursday that I’d start dreaming of escaping the Big Smoke for the weekend…  Why I never did, I’ll never know, because there are so many wonderful places within … Continue reading

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Re-dressing the balance…

It’s the start of a new year, a time when people traditionally head for a detox as an antidote to all the stresses and strains that have built up over the last year.  And this year, there’s nowhere better to … Continue reading

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The £8 million spa

It’s finally arrived: the day the £8million spa is unveiled.  The builders have been busy, working double shifts for months to make sure it’s ready in time and now it is.  It is sure to be spectacular, not only in … Continue reading

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Here’s something to get the adrenaline pumping!

Inspired by the London Olympics, do you dream of winning gold?  If so, why not focus on the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi? The four-man US bob team that participated in the 1928 Olympics only started practising together 18 days … Continue reading

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