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 →

When one generally thinks about Austria and the Tyrol region, one generally thinks of snow. Tyrol is undoubtedly most famous for its winter sports, lying as it does in the heartland of the Alps. However, I was lucky enough to experience the region in the throws of its glorious AlpineRead More →