Peaceful solitude

Sandhya Divakaran reviews the tranquil Belihuloya, a hamlet in Sri Lanka and a wonderful place to relax and re-energise. Picture this: A scenic hillside, with miles of greenery around with no sign of humanity, lovely weather...


Sustainable luxury

Peninsula Papagayo stands out as a unique eco-adventure tropical retreat, surrounded by white sands and pristine beaches. Located on the north Pacific coast of Costa Rica, the 15-mile peninsula is home to lush jungles, postcard perfect...


A tropical haven

Seychelles is scattered across 650 miles of the Indian Ocean with tropical beaches, breathtaking scenery and a sublime climate. The dramatic landscape of these islands is made more alluring by the weather.  Temperatures change little, moving...


Ethereal beauty

Kyrgyzstan is a land of celestial mountains, scenic landscapes, resilient people and their time-honoured traditions. Kyrgyzstan or officially the Kyrgyz Republic is a South-Central Asian Union country of incredible natural beauty and proud nomadic traditions. Landlocked...


Beyond the beaches

Zanzibar, a jewel in the ocean, is surrounded by salt-white beaches that rate among the finest in the world.


The paradise isle of Spain

This vibrant Canary Island is known for its extraordinary diversity and attracts over 10 million visitors a year. The largest of the Canary Islands, Tenerife offers lush forests, exotic fauna and flora, deserts, mountains, volcanoes, beautiful coastlines...


The eternal beauty of Cinque Terre

The five villages of the picturesque Italian Riviera Coastline are known for their timeless appeal and dramatic coastal scenery. Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore are an incredible fusion of history and culture. In centuries past,...


A hidden gem

As one of Europe’s least visited countries, Moldova retains a certain off-the-beaten-track charm and is known for its unspoiled countryside and superb wine tours. This tiny nation wedged between Romania and Ukraine. The capital Chisinau is...


The city of stories

If you’re dreaming about your next trip to Europe, discover Lisbon, a historical city full of beautiful narratives… Lisbon is undoubtedly one of Europe’s underdogs, often overlooked in favour of bigger cities such as Barcelona and...


Glamorous and Gritty

The capital city of Argentina is known as the ‘Paris of South America’ known for perfecting the trifecta of beef, wine and tango. Buenos Aires is a multicultural city, being home to multiple ethnic and religious...

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