With its golden palaces and tranquil gardens where peacocks like to strut, there is a sense of grandeur and magic to Jaipur that is unparalleled in India. The Rajasthani capital is steeped in history and culture, and the splendours of its past come to life everywhere you turn. Dubbed the Pink City because of the colour of the stone used throughout its ancient walled town, this city unashamedly conjures a sense of flamboyance and celebration…
For years, Palm Springs was mainly a weekend getaway for the Rat Pack, movie moguls and hip socialites of Los Angeles. But it’s no longer just the Hollywood set who vacay here. The rest of the world has cottoned on to this sunny desert paradise….Read More
Travelling along the Dalmatian Coast past its many neighbouring islands, you can’t help but be entranced by the mountains — their size and scale, their rugged beauty — and by the way they drop so swiftly into the Mediterranean Sea, which stretches away, as far as the eye can see, like a never-ending magical blue carpet.
On the south-west tip of India, lapped by the shores of the Arabian Sea and fringed with palm trees lies Goa. After the colourful chaos and assault on the senses which the rest of the country delivers at full force, arriving at this relaxed enclave with kilometres of golden sand beaches is a beloved escape. Read More