Beach of Sol Cayo Santa Maria

Hotel Sol Cayo Santa Maria is located on the island Cayo Santa Maria, in the Bahia de Buenavista ecosystem, declared by UNESCO as a “Biosphere Reserve”; in a setting rich with endemic species protected by a beach of incomparable beauty, with more than ten kilometers of fine white sand andContinue Reading

A night photo of a street in London, England. There is a red telephone booth and the trails of a fast moving car on the street.

Planning a visit to London? You are in for a treat! Visitors to London are completely spoilt for choice when it comes to planning great days (and nights) out, and there is something for everyone. From fine art and the coolest shops to the most amazing restaurants and iconic landmarks,Continue Reading

Temple of the Emerald Buddha

Thailand is renowned for its delectable cuisine and majestic temples, but the variety of experiences the country offers amazes first-time visitors. The capital city of Bangkok is cosmopolitan and a shopper’s paradise. Chiang Mai in the north features ancient history and outdoor adventure. Thailand’s beaches span two coasts with pristineContinue Reading

Beach front resort Villa Tropico

Ask a random sample of travellers, across a range of ages, what places are on their “Top Five Must Visit” lists and chances are most will say Cuba – unless they’ve already been, in which case they’ll probably say that they want to go back. It is one of theContinue Reading

View of Paris and the Eiffel tower

Paris’ grandeur is inspiring but what I love most about the city is its intimacy. Its quarters are like a patchwork of villages, and while it’s one of the world’s major metropolises – with all of the culture and facilities that go with it – there’s a real sense ofContinue Reading

Deck and swimming pool at one of the private villas in thePavilions Phuket

Dominated by mountain ranges and lush rainforests, flanked by golden beaches and the blue ocean, Phuket is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places on earth. With an almost unmatched range of outdoor activities, high-end dining, friendly, hospitable people, and the subtle charm of an essentially rustic lifestyle all combine toContinue Reading

View of Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower.

Top 5 Tips For Moving to France I love France. But sometimes I don’t. And some expats never do. Every country has its pros and cons, its lovers and haters. But few are as much of a mixed bag as France. This beautiful country is one of the most popularContinue Reading

Infinity beach at Belmond La Sammana

I sort of felt like a French billionaire as I was driven toward Belmond La Samanna on serpentine roads through lush vegetation and fragrant blossoms. Once driven through the iron-black gates into the world of La Samanna, I knew I was in heaven on earth. I arrive at the open-airContinue Reading

Turtle swimming in the ocean near Sipadan Island

A mecca for divers, Sipadan island is the ultimate destination to go diving. Under the blue waters of the island is a fascinating world of marine life, pristine corals and panoramic vistas. The famous French oceanographer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, who has filmed numerous documentaries about the amazing underwater life all overContinue Reading

Lighthouse on a cliff located in Cape St. Vincent

Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and hidden beneath Spain lies Portugal – arguably Europe’s most underrated country. If you look closely you’ll find remote islands, world-class wines, momentous history and adventures you thought were reserved for Hawaii. Portugal is also known for its year-round mild weather, so you’re guaranteed toContinue Reading