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5 Books Perfect to Take on Any Luxury Holiday

One of the best things about travelling is that you will finally have plenty of time to read. Whether you are waiting for your flight at the airport or lounging at the poolside of your hotel, a good book is all you need to relax. If you’re going for a…

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Eeyore's cottage in Dartmouth, once home of Christopher Robin Milne, son of A.A. Milne

Eeyore’s Cottage: A Luxury Self-Catering Break Near Dartmouth

Eeyore’s Cottage: Every Child’s Dream As a child, I always wanted to emulate the adventures of some of my favourite, loveable book characters and the thought of stepping into the magical worlds of some of my best-loved authors; to go on a quest with some of my most cherished childhood…

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Elephant Hills – Superior Luxury Glamping in the Jungle

Elephant tourism in Thailand is hugely popular with thousands of people travelling to South East Asia each year wanting to spend time with these loveable animals.  However, not all attractions are equal.  Some still allow elephant riding, others make these beautiful creatures perform to the gawping tourists in the hope…

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Thorpe Forest: A Luxury Woodland Retreat in Norfolk

“There is a serene and settled majesty to woodland scenery that enters into the soul and delights and elevates it…” (Washington Irving) Looking out over the meadow, the pink hue created by the sun setting just above the tree line naturally attracted the eye. With only the resident barn owls…

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Riad Camilia: An Oasis of Luxury in the Heart of Marrakech

“Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar…” The muezzin in the minaret closest to our Riad started the melodic ‘isha call to prayer, shortly followed by another somewhere else in the Medina. Within a few minutes six or seven different muezzins were calling their followers.  Whilst not harmonic it definitely grabbed our attention…

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How important is a mattress for your health?

Have you ever considered how much use your mattress gets over its lifetime? To do a bit of maths, on average, a person sleeps 7-9 hours per night; that is a third of your day. So, on 7 hours sleep per night, that is 49 hours a week, 2,548 hours…

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The famous Ponte Vecchio Firenze in Tuscany Italy

48 Hours in Florence, Italy – Must See Sights + Top Tips

Florence, nestled in the heart of Italy’s picturesque Tuscany region, needs no real introduction. It is a city that beckons travellers with its unique blend of art, boasting some of the world’s most iconic masterpieces by the likes of Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Botticelli, history, and natural beauty. Renowned…

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Siena in Tuscany, Italy, famed for the Palio Horse Race which takes place twice a year.

10 Books set in Siena, Italy

Explore the allure of Siena for yourself before traversing its winding pathways firsthand. Delve into a realm of ancient piazzas, meandering streets, and the sprawling vineyards of Tuscany. Immerse yourself in the medieval essence of this renowned city. Discover the treasures of one of Tuscany’s most famed destinations without leaving…

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Siena in Tuscany, Italy, famed for the Palio Horse Race which takes place twice a year.

48 Hours in Siena, Italy – Must See Sights + Top Tips

The captivating city of Siena, nestled in the heart of Tuscany, Italy, is a medieval masterpiece and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It beckons you with its exquisite architecture and vibrant culture. During a visit here, you can traverse the historic centre’s charming streets, marvel at the iconic Piazza del…

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