Europe

Hauts-de-France accomodation: Villa Varentia

A guide to the stunning stays of northern France

France’s newest region, Hauts-de-France, punches way above its weight in terms of sightseeing – even the hotels are something to admire.

Switzerland Summer: Zurich

Zurich is open and serving up in style

Switzerland has been named the safest country in the world and Zurich is rapidly regrouping along with its elegant array of dining options.

Hauts-de-France: a road trip through France’s newest region

If you haven’t heard of Hauts-de-France yet, that’s because it is indeed France’s newest region – only formed in 2016, including chateaux, the Remembrance Trail and more. It’s all within an easy drive from Paris, and here’s a six-day road-trip itinerary that will help you see it all.

Photo essay: Skiing the Arlberg, Austria

The piste and off-piste areas alike are open to skiers, and the velvety white landscape stretches out so vastly that there is seemingly an infinite number of ways to choose your own snowbound adventure.

Explore Ireland photo essay

Photo essay: Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way and the Causeway Coastal Route

Go on a photographic journey to Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way and Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coastal Route. Plus, pick up photography tips from the experts.

Travel in Europe: borders opening in time for summer

After months of lockdowns Europe is slowly starting to allow travel again. Here’s what countries are opening their borders first.

Visiting Chantilly: the cream of French elegance

Just out of Paris in northern France, an elegant historic enclave of horses, castles and luxury claims some of the most stunning tourism experiences.

Mediamatic Amsterdam credit Willem Velthoven for Mediamatic Amsterdam

Amsterdam restaurant’s savvy solution for post-pandemic dining

The waterfront restaurant is in the process of launching a new dining concept that involves seating guests in individual, quarantine greenhouses.

Sicily

Sicily is offering to pay for half your travel costs if you visit after Covid-19

To encourage tourists to visit post-pandemic, the Italian island is offering to pay for half of your flights and a third of your accommodation costs.

coronavirus environmental effects: Venice canals

The positive effects human isolation is having on the environment

While humanity has been put under strain as the coronavirus crisis escalates, the environment has seen temporary relief as a positive side effect.

Coronavirus: here’s what has been happening around the world

Since the first outbreak in late December, the coronavirus has escalated into a global pandemic. Here’s some of the latest updates you should know.

Stamba Hotel, Georgia

Tried & Tested: Stamba Hotel, Georgia

A former Soviet-era printing house bow exudes industrial chic while tapping into Tbilisi’s contemporary hipster zeitgeist.