Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Natural beauty is all well and good, but there’s nothing wrong with a little enhancement now and then. Whether you line your eyes, contour your cheekbones or just like a bit of sparkle, make some room in your makeup bag before visiting these five destinations, as chosen by global travellers.* Seoul, South Korea Seoul is the source of K-beauty trends K-beauty has...
In the stormy depths of the North Atlantic, the Faroe Islands make up an archipelago of 18 islands, found midway between Iceland and Scotland, that are increasingly attracting savvy travellers aware of their off-the-beaten-track status. Here is your guide to the Faroe Islands, including the top five things global travellers love about them.* Nature Enjoy sensational views of the mountainous terrain The beauty...
Why go? Located close to the Czech border on the banks of the River Elbe, Dresden is home to some astounding Baroque architecture. The city – which can be traced back to 12th-century Slavic settlers – became Europe’s capital of art and technology in the 1700s, but was devastated during WWII. After lengthy restoration work, it has once again become...
Why go? The holy trinity of skiing holidays is great snow, lively nightlife and value for money. A trip to Andorra’s Pas de la Casa ticks all three boxes. Snow cannons work round the clock to keep the pistes in good condition Nestled in the Pyrenees, ‘Pas’ is the highest resort in Andorra. Its wide and open slopes make it a powder...
Travelling is most rewarding when you discover somewhere new. Or at least new to you. The best way to reap those rewards is by heading off the beaten track. According to global travellers, these are the best places to do just that.* Funchal, Portugal Visit Funchal's farmers' market, Mercado dos Lavradores The capital of the subtropical island of Madeira, Funchal is blissfully...
There’s never a better time for a holiday than January; everyone needs a bit of a boost after Christmas and it doesn’t have to be a long-haul trip to deliver some much-needed escapism. Here is our pick of the best destinations to visit this January. Tropical backwaters in India Take a bamboo raft or houseboat cruise through the Keralan backwaters While it...
Why go? Seville is awash with colour. Ripe oranges dangling from lush green trees… golden sandstone buildings clad in blue-and-white mosaic tiles… and ruby-red ‘vino tinto’ served with plump manzanilla olives – these are the hues of the Andalusian capital. Seville is known for its bitter oranges, which are often used to make marmalade Food is a big part of Sevillano culture....
One of the best things about being a digital nomad (someone who can works online from anywhere in the world) is being able to combine work and travel. So if you’re looking to use your next trip to scout out a new 'office', we’ve rounded up the best destinations to do just that. Chiang Mai, Thailand Nighttime in the centre of...
Populated with quaint oceanfront towns, Maritime culture, and some of North America’s most recognisable landscapes, these destinations are the hallmark of eastern Canada. Hopewell Cape, New Brunswick Tidal changes have carved out these flower-pot shaped rocks With the highest tides on earth, the shoreline of the Atlantic Ocean’s Bay of Fundy completely transforms twice a day. The best place to see the these...
6 Private Islands You Can Call Home for the Night
You don't have to strike it mega-rich to have access to an amazing private island—but it helps For some of us, a “private island” means pristine, golden beaches without another soul in sight and a lavish cabana where you’ll sleep to the sound of ocean waves. But private islands don’t have to be just for the ultra-elite. From far-flung luxury...