Carlton Boyce tries dog sledding for the first time, and finds it affects him on a level he wasn’t expecting. 1. It’s as though God had just discovered the saturation level in Photoshop, and got a bit carried away; here in Fish Lake it’s so bright and clear and vividContinue Reading

His contemporary approach has transformed a traditional 16,500-acre estate into a high-end hospitality experience, but Lord Cowdray is determined to continue focusing on his vision to keep his family estate on the map as an international destination, while celebrating its history and heritage. CALIBRE: Why do you think people areContinue Reading

Mürren is home to some of the best skiing in the Alps, but its beauty shines all-year-round. The small town of Mürren, high in the Bernese Oberland region of Switzerland, is hidden away among the snowy peaks of a region rich in history, stretching back through its Bronze and IceContinue Reading

Culture-lovers looking for a luxury weekend getaway will find the best of both worlds in these historic houses. Historic hotels are worlds apart from chain hotels, in that they each have a unique story and every room you visit is unlike the last. Historic hotels give visitors the opportunity toContinue Reading

London has been home to some of the UK’s most infamous criminals and touring their old haunts is a fascinating way to explore this great city. Infamy is a tricky beast. By one token those that achieve it deserve any memory of them to be removed from the public consciousness,Continue Reading

A walking holiday in Snowdonia offers far more than a pleasant stroll in the hills, says Josh Stephenson. Without wanting to toot my proverbial horn, I’ve always considered myself pretty good at walking, in fact, I would go as far as to say I’ve mastered it. From the age ofContinue Reading

Carlton Boyce spends a week with a £70,000 VW California campervan, and channels his inner Wallace and Grommet. I’m a bit of a Johnny-come-lately by the standards of most motoring journalists. Now celebrating my tenth year of reviewing and writing about cars, even I sometimes feel a little jaded. Yes,Continue Reading

Whilst many of us enjoy hiking, it isn’t, perhaps, our first choice when it comes to booking a holiday. But should it be? The Baltic Travel Company has put together its top ten hiking destinations worldwide to inspire you. Everest Base Camp Location: Nepal Distance: 80 miles (130 km) TimeContinue Reading

If you’re embarking on a family holiday down under and can’t face a full 24-hours in the air, a layover – or better still a slightly longer stopover – makes good sense. The likelihood is that your flight is stopping en route anyway to refuel and resupply so why notContinue Reading