A road trip across the famous Route 66 is a rite of passage for many a traveller and a holiday unlike any other Historic Route 66 was one of the original highways in the United States and begins in Chicago, Illinois. Its traditional starting point is on the shores of LakeRead More →

The Pig is redefining the idea of a rural country hotel Let us collectively banish the tired cliché of British country hotels as institutions where whispering is obligatory and the level of starch is palpable. The last fifteen years have seen a remarkable resurgence in the quality and quantity ofRead More →

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 to walk in the footsteps of some of the most important people in history, to experience the same spaceRead More →

From Canada to Scandinavia the magical spectacle of the northern lights makes them a must-see. The fantastic, spectral displays of the northern lights are a mythical and spellbinding natural phenomenon found in both the northern and southern hemispheres. In the north they are called aurora borealis, and in the south, auroraRead More →

We debunk the myth that Zurich is a poor man’s Berlin. Zurich is one of the travel industry’s greatest paradoxes: a vibrant, beautiful city break destination that many regard (without actually visiting) as incredibly boring. And so while Barcelona, Paris and Amsterdam are all bucket list destinations, Zurich is usuallyRead More →

Barnsley House is a gem of a hotel in the picturesque Cotswolds Over the past fifteen years a new breed of luxury British hotel has emerged: providing world-class food, amenities and accommodation without the stiff formality and pretension that once plagued upmarket venues. Moreover, acutely aware that adults searching forRead More →

Kenya offers everyone the chance to experience one of the planet’s greatest spectacles – the safari, says Mark Williams The dead of the night, the Milky Way is a bright smear across the black sky, and the Maasai Mara is coming alive. It is hard to sleep on your first night inRead More →

CALIBRE talks to explorer, Ed Stafford, about his trek along the amazon, plaudits from Sir Ranulph Fiennes and being held at arrow point We have all been there. You are on your way to a dinner party in Aylesbury, the sat nav goes down, the wife grabs the map, andRead More →