Jamaica is an island where individuals come and never really leave. It has been an inspiration to Bob Marley, Ian Fleming and Noel Coward, and a place that Ralph Lauren escapes to at the weekend.
What do you need for the perfect English weekend? The countryside, ideally rolling, dotted with lush green fields and some dense woodland, and maybe a lake. You also need a cozy, but not stuffy, hotel, with good food and drink.
Curve Creative have brought us a wonderful concept for the future of public transport, the CAT (City Aquatic Transport) is an unmanned, beautifully designed, wifi supplying water taxi hybrid.
I'm sitting in the rare Newfoundland sunshine, taking in a jewel-box harbour that features a beautiful, new, yellow house sitting opposite the mouth of the cove. The Atlantic swells slightly beyond the rocks, and the occasional whale spouts by. Yes, whale.
Looking to get away from it all? Here are seven of Europe's most beautiful holiday destinations.
Booking your summer holiday? Here are five essentials for a luxurious travel experience.
I mean, why not. We can dream, right? (And really, we could rent any of these houses for a week...)
When my childhood friend, Sirkku, now living in New York, suggested we should have a once-in-a lifetime holiday together leaving kids, husbands and dogs to look after themselves for two weeks we both immediately decided that the only place we both really wanted to experience was the Ananda Spa in the Himalayas.
Over here in Toronto, it's almost comical. Everyone wants to live in Vancouver. Only almost no one can, because Canada's business is here and in Montreal. But they can dream. And we can pretend for an evening (and maybe a week).
We can only wonder what lucky person at Skyscanner got this job: matching up airport codes to create rude, funny, and silly routes. And yes, there are a few x-rated ones, too.
These days the world really is our oyster; from trekking in Bhutan to crossing the Sahara, anything is possible. Already scaled a mountain, run a marathon and heli-skied with the best of them? Check out these five options.
The wild boar, or cinghiale, of central and southern Italy, is an agricultural threatening nuisance to vegetation, much like deer to the United States, but is readily hunted as an asset to chefs who serve the cinghiale for the palatable pleasure of their carnivorous guests.
Scandinavia. We know we like it. But sleeping underwater? Or in a mine?
A new range of phrasebooks includes a dedicated section on how to let rip in a foreign tongue. We've distilled the best rages and retorts from the Ranting, Bitching and Swearing chapters
Does your stylish New York apartment want a date with my sexy London City pad? I’m a two-storey tall, young 100-year old, and have many fancy features including a hot steamy sauna and a state-of-the-art home entertainment system. Shall we swap for a long weekend in August?
Salsa, music, mojitos, rum, and fun beat through the veins of Cuba.
How did Hitchcock overlook this film location?
The Metropolitan Hotel found its place in hotel folklore when Boris Becker wandered into a broom cupboard and fathered a child. Unfortunately for him it wasn’t a broom, or it would have saved him a lot of money.
Who are these miserable, stick figures in slut shoes? “They’re yummy mummies, apparently,” replied Resting Banker Girl. But they’re all scowling - or they would be if the Botox hadn’t stopped them.
There are in the United States — in cities across the country — more than 45 permanent memorials to those who died in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
For the past 48 hours, I have been singularly focussed on finding three vintage travel posters for my dining area.
For a long time, Portugal’s Algarve was the sort of place one didn’t go, unless one was seriously well off and could afford Quinta do Lago, the super exclusive golfer’s paradise.