A once-in-a-lifetime cruise through Brazil’s majestic landscapes takes James Lawrence’s breath away. As first impressions go, nothing could top the moment the sun rose over Bequia, described by many as the perfect Caribbean hideaway. I can see why. It took our breath away even before we set foot on the
“This is a city of shifting light, of changing skies, of sudden vistas. A city so beautiful it breaks the heart again and again.” Alexander McCall Smith’s eulogy to Scotland’s most enchanting city still rings true today; Edinburgh is undoubtedly one of the UK’s greatest treasures, always on show, but
A circumnavigation of Iceland is the best way to understand its rich and detailed mythological history, says Richard Tarrant It is said that Icelanders do not talk, that they tell each other stories, continuing a grand tradition dating back to the extraordinary sagas of the 13th century and beyond. Recounted
Luxury cruising is one of the most effortless holiday experiences one could have The definition of luxury – that overused word beloved of marketeers – nonetheless does fit with the upmarket cruise industry: top brands deliver personalised service, exquisite gourmet food and first-class entertainment in the most sumptuous of surroundings.
In the world of luxury cruising, hotel barging is a niche concept, but one where passengers can glide through secluded landscapes in style Although the term ‘barging’ may conjure up images of narrowboats or coal lighters, hotel barging is a world away from these scenes from our industrial past. Indeed,