Stockholm – Fika for two in the Swedish capital

Maybe it was just the pristine blue skies, but the people of Stockholm seemed happy, with the positive vibe contagious from one street to the next. Encouraged by the conditions, and with Stockholm City passes to hand, we headed water bound, taking maximum advantage of 48 hours unlimited use of the city boat system which,…

A weekend in Marlow

Brexit. The gift that keeps on giving. With €1.09 to the pound at the time of writing (ergh!) you’ll be forgiven for shunning the foreign exchange office and endless airport queues for the new trend in British holiday making, the staycation. Given Britain’s new summer status as a tropical island just off the coast of…

Summer in Catalonia, the home of Game of Thrones

After a glorious visit to Barcelona in 2015 it was obvious the Catalonia region of Spain has a lot to offer with unique cuisine, bundles of history and fantastic coastlines. And with Girona’s historic charm showcased in Game of Thrones, plus its proximity to the coastal haven of Palafrugell, we were sold on a two…

St. Anton- The Jewel of the Arlberg

Whether you are a piste newbie or a 2018 Pyeongchang Gold medalist, the Austrian resort of St. Anton and the surrounding Arlberg ski region will keep you on your toes with challenging, endless runs and some of the liveliest après parties well, anywhere. Add to this the exciting cuisine on offer across traditional Austrian, winter…

Hungry in Bologna – The unofficial guide

With the on-going doom and gloom of the impending Brexit decision there’s never been a better time to hop on a flight and celebrate all that our European cousins have to offer. And with sub £50 return fares to Bologna, this Mecca of food, history and culture is surprisingly overlooked by the masses of tourists…

Bovino Steakhouse – Quinta do Lago

The latest addition to Quinta do Lago’s already thriving gastro scene, Bovino Steakhouse serves up the finest local dry-aged beef in a stunning location, neighbouring sister restaurant Casa Velha. Bovino’s chic interior designed by internationally renowned Lázaro Roza-Violán,  uses traditional materials such as coloured tiles and Portuguese ‘calçada’ ooring, combined with a contemporary urban approach…

Casa Velha – Quinta do Lago

Awe inspiring views of the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve play the perfect backdrop to Quinta do Lago’s fine dining restaurant Casa Velha. The long-standing and much celebrated culinary venue re-opened in 2015 with a brand new look, retaining its class and incredible flavours. Casa Velha is headed up by Chef Yannick, who’s creative style of…

Quinta do Lago – Laranjal Golf Course

A round at Quinta do Lago’s Laranjal course is any golfers dream. Immaculately maintained, the championship course takes no prisoners with precision play demanded from would be victors. Add to this the sophisticated white leather, GPS enabled buggies with distance to pin stats and Laranjal’s as standard TaylorMade M2 rental set and you may, after…

Quinta do Lago – The Emerald of the Algarve

A trip to the Algarve has long been on our list of must visit destinations combining unique cuisine, rolling landscapes and a global reputation as a leading golf and leisure destination. Focussing on the central Algarve, Quinta do Lago’s shining reviews could not be ignored, no easy feat in an area renowned for some of…

Tejaprana Resort & Spa – A jungle oasis

Think of Bali and images of jungle wonders, perfect beaches and abundant culture and cuisine are sure to come to mind. So on booking flights to this South East Asian Oasis the pressure really is on to find the right stay that will grant a magical trip to be remembered. With so many unique stays…

Bed, Flicks & Chill @ The Andaz Liverpool Street

With a tide of addictive new drama series such as Stranger Things, Making a Murderer and the OA maintaining their grip on viewers across the planet, finding more time to Netflix and Chill has become as important as ever  – so we were beyond excited to check out London’s famous Andaz hotel’s take on the…

Hotel ICON, Hong Kong

Hotel Icon, located in Hong Kong’s buzzing area of Tsim Sha Tsui, proved the perfect base camp for a weeks stay in the pearl city. As with any major city hotel search we were swamped with options, even more so due to the Kowloon vs. HK Island set-up of the city. Seeking bustle, food sensations…