As a result of coronavirus, my previously booked secret trip to Mauritius to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary was no longer going to be possible after BA cancelled all flights in December 2020. Taking a risk back in January 2021 when cross-border travel was still not permissible under government regulations, I booked a week in…
Stittenham House. A delightful period property dating from 1833. Live it up on holiday like a Duke – what’s not to like?
I’m fairly certain it’s on most travellers bucket list, but a trip to the winter wonderland that is Lapland offers so much more than just the hope the Aurora Borealis makes an appearance.
The Alpen Hotel, Munich has been providing hospitality for more than 120 years, and rather remarkably, even before the trend for a green and healthy lifestyle, the hotel had Munich’s first vegetarian restaurant!
You can see a lot of thought has gone into the design of this refurbishment in order to give it a modern feel but still with a nod to tradition for this gracious old lady. I raise my hat to the family who have carefully looked after this establishment for 26 years now.
Sometimes in life you just have to take a chance – go with your instincts and move forward. Such was the case with my very first Airbnb booking.
And that’s what led me to Sula, a holiday cottage on a secluded beach in rural Argyll in the Scottish Highlands.
The Cliffs Hotel, owned by the Choice Hotel Group, is an older Victorian-style hotel located on Queen’s Promenade approximately one mile from the town centre.
If you, like me, dislike modern or boutique style hotels, preferring something with a bit of character, perhaps an older coaching inn, with wooden beams and open fires then you’re going to love the Allan Ramsay Hotel in the Scottish Borders area of Carlops near Midlothian.
A family owned and run former coaching inn tucked away in the heart of Lanarkshire. Family friendly, large rooms and excellent service.
Glenluce is a small rural village situated off the main A75 leading to Stranraer in the County of Wigtownshire. Its main claim to fame is the 12th-century Cistercian abbey, but it’s also home to the wonderfully relaxing and peaceful Whitecairn Holiday Park.