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The 59th Street Bridge

The tourist boat trip around Manhattan Island is one of the highlights of any visit to New York City. On a dull humid July day, we joined 100 excited American...

For a change of scenery during the Algarve’s occasionally windy, wet winters why not try the Caribbean? Helga and I did recently and had a marvellous time.

We visited St. Martin, one of the...

It is no secret that Greek yoghurt with honey and warm bread straight from the bakery makes the ideal breakfast when in Crete – a repast which can be further enhanced by delicious local apricots...

On Piste

Grandvalira, Andorra

If you're a fan of tax havens or winter sports, it's likely that you have already heard of this small principality buried between north-eastern Spain...

After more than 120 years playing host to Madeira’s most illustrious visitors, Reid’s Palace continues to be one the world’s most emblematic hotels

William Reid had a vision of the most...

Indonesia is the world’s largest archipelago, stretching over 5,000kms across tropical seas. The whole archipelago lies on the ‘Pacific Ring of Fire’, an area of violent tectonic activity that...

>h3>Sumatra’s Big Bang

From the port side of our aircraft, we could just make out the silhouette of a small island in the distance. We were flying over the Sunda Strait, the narrow...

Quinta do Valado

Quinta do Vallado

Hidden on the Corgo hillside is one of the best wine hotels in Portugal. In vino veritas

Text Ana Tavares

There are many...

Close to nature, close to heart

Areias do Seixo – a charming hotel in a dream location

Text Ana Tavares

Marta Fonseca and Gonçalo Alves always use the word “passion” when...

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