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7 Unmissable Places to Visit in Tuscany

Tuscany knows its charms and isn’t afraid to show them off. Teetering hilltop towns surrounded by rolling hills, dramatic religious buildings, museums filled with the wealth and excesses of days past – it’s everything you want from Italy and more. Here’s my pick of the best places to visit in Tuscany. Italy’s most famous region, …

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Five Secret Travel Spots in the Alentejo, Portugal

The Alentejo is Portugal’s hidden treasure. Boasting spectacular beaches, traditional fishing villages, historical towns and perfect hikes – here are five spots in the Alentejo you shouldn’t miss. While I’ve been to Portugal many times, I’d never visited the Alentejo until last year. Perched above the Algarve, below Lisbon, and extending into the heart of …

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Three Days in Copenhagen – The Perfect Copenhagen Itinerary

Copenhagen has firmly established itself as one of the coolest cities in Europe and is the perfect city break destination. I’ve created the perfect itinerary for 3 days in Copenhagen to rock your trip. Move over Stockholm – Copenhagen is the cool kid in town. We’ve all seen pictures of Copenhagen’s famous attraction The Little …

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Azulejo – Learning About Portuguese Tiles in the Alentejo

There are few things more Portuguese than Azulejos. Those brightly-coloured tiles that are found in almost every spot in Portugal. We travel to the Alentejo to learn more about this traditional art. The Alentejo is one of Portugal’s most alluring places. Wild and untamed, with a spectacular coastline and sparsely populated interior, it’s the country’s …

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The Anantara Vilamoura: The Algarve’s Incredible New Escape

The Algarve’s new property looks fantastic, but what is it like to stay at the Anantara Vilamoura? The Anantara Vilamoura isn’t your typical large-scale five-star luxury hotel. For one, they grow their own vegetables and herbs, perched in a jaunty garden overlooking the multi-million pound Victoria golf course. Why? Because the chef insists on the …

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Four Seasons Fairways in the Algarve, The Ultimate Luxury Villa Break in Portugal?

More than just golf courses and beaches, the Algarve is riding the waves of Portugal’s ever-growing popularity to attract a different crowd. Julianna Barnaby stays in the Four Seasons Fairways at the heart of the high-end Quinta do Lago resort. It’s no news that Portugal is having something of a moment in the spotlight. From …

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Cypriot Food: A Journey into the Island’s Culinary Heritage

Cypriot food is a unique blend of Greek and Middle-Eastern cuisines – a riot of flavours that showcases the island’s produce at its very best. Julianna Barnaby discovers Cyprus’s culinary heritage through its restaurants and producers. It was the final meal on the final day of the trip. Five days of new dishes, at least …

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14 Cool Things to do in Cyprus

Planning a trip to this gorgeous island? Don’t miss  these awesome things to do in Cyprus on your trip. Do you ever have one of those places that you remember with such pleasant memories that you’re almost worried about going back? I had memories of a heady trip to Cyprus as a young teenager – I was smitten by the island’s stunning beaches, …

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Skiing in Style: A Luxury Ski Safari in the French Alps

It’s no news that skiing is a hot ticket in the French Alps. There are so many ski resorts in the Alps that it’s pretty difficult not to pick a favourite… and then return drearily year after year to ski the same old slopes. For some it’s the glitz and glam of Val D’Isere, for …

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