We have a friend who climbed Kilimanjaro (and she's not your typical trekker). Her words? "It really did turn out to be one of those 'once in a lifetime' opportunities, as well as one of the most exhilarating and rewarding trips I've been on...
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 barman grins and points to the mirrored wall behind him, where familiar and unfamiliar bottles of alcohol form a disorderly line on a shelf along the length of the room. Among the boozy kaleidoscope, three dolls in party dresses slouch next to a faded black and white photograph of the bar 40 years ago.
One of the best kinds of holidays is a week in a fabulous house surrounded by great friends, great food and great wine. With that in mind, we offer a few options for your summer villa rental.
Normally, we would not so unabashedly flog a product (or in this case a place) with which we don't have intimate knowledge, but since we can't go, we think one of you should. And no, we are not getting paid to say this.
Clearly the folks at Original Travel gave something up for Lent, otherwise, how could they have conceived of such a list? Herefollows the perfect antidote to whatever you gave up for 40 days (and 40 very long nights).
Given the fact we selected our Easter Wales destination based soley on the apparent quality of the B&B and the fact they had a six-foot bed available, we felt lucky to land on a 60-foot stretch of simple, luxurious sophistication in the lovely fishing village of Aberareon.
We make no bones about it. We love Zagat's. And as they grow, they introduce cool, new surveys. A recent one we've already referenced looked at the best - and worst - airlines.
This is it, the last of the season's articles on the most fabulous places to lay your head post piste. And this is about the time you need to book that trip too, if you haven't already. Before you know it, there will be grass on them there hills...
The hard-packed gravel road is deserted - a snaking sliver of insignificance in the great Namibian expanse of dusty scrubland and distant shimmering sand dunes. The only movement under the vast blue sky is the leisurely progress of the little car.