Author: Caroline Smith

San Diego Beach and purple flowers

48 sunny hours in San Diego, California

Take a deep dive into the city of San Diego to soak up its distinctive SoCal sensibility.

Anaheim Packing District and an ice hockey game

The best things to do in Anaheim

Travelling is magic. It’s all about expectations and discoveries. And Anaheim California is where the magic really happens.

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Snowmobiling for the Telluride of Your Life

A snowmobile adventure in Colorado is an adrenaline-charged way to explore
Telluride’s stunning backcountry.

Colorado resorts

Four Colorado ski resorts to visit on a snow road trip

Any serious skier or snowboarder needs to visit the Colorado resorts. We go on a road trip to check out four of the best resorts.

Ace Hotel Brooklyn facade

Ace Hotel Brooklyn: The most hip hotel in NYC?

Recognising Brooklyn’s draw, the Ace Hotel’s latest opening makes a great base to discover this hip New York borough.

CIVILIAN New York Blue Bar

CIVILIAN: New star to New York’s accommodation playlist

Bring your support act and join in the theatre at the latest hotel to hit the Big Apple.

How the pandemic has changed New York City for tourists

We head back to New York City to see what’s new, what to see, and if the pandemic has taken the bite out of the Big Apple.

Mama Shelter rooftop

Mama Shelter Los Angeles Review: Four stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Mama Shelter Los Angeles is the latest four-star property in the French Mama group. This is cool central – in a casual, French, understated way, of course.

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24 Hours in San Diego

If you’ve only got a day to spend in San Diego here’s how we recommend you spend it.

Surf your way to remote Rote Island in Indonesia

Indonesia’s Rote Island serves as a true escape from it all

Alt text The Crawford, Union Station Building, Denver, American West, Lower Downtown Denver, Tesla, Cooper's Lounge, romantic rail journeys

Denver hotel right on track

The Crawford Hotel in downtown Denver is a romantic reminder of the golden era of rail travel thanks to its location in the old Union Station building