We Brits have a long history of flavouring our gins with aromatics in addition to the more usual juniper; sloe gin might be the most famous but there are many others, as anyone who has perused the shelves in their local pub or supermarket will have discovered. Part of thisRead More →

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 theRead More →

Celebrate National Tweed Day with a Boozy Brew (How British!) With Wednesday 3rd April being #NationalTweedDay, we were delighted to receive a bottle of Noveltea’s The Tale of Oolong. Launched in April 2017, The Tale of Oolong is a blend of cold-brewed oolong tea, jasmine tea, rose petals, papaya andRead More →

One of the fastest-growing destinations for UK travellers is Costa Rica and with direct flights, luxury lodges and a world leading nature and eco-tourism industry, it is easy to see why. To those travellers who might not yet be enticed by the allure of this fabulous country then they wouldRead More →

Pack the picnic and weigh anchor. Liz Henry talks stress-free boating with Rib Club Global founder, James Patterson. One of life’s greatest adventures is to take to nature’s most exhilarating playground, below azure skies and blazing sun, to join the ranks of history’s distinguished mariners, exploring undiscovered coves of silverRead More →

From the undeniable appeal of charter, to outright ownership, yachts offer you the freedom of the open seas There is an old saying to do with sailing, ‘A ship in harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are made for’. This oft-used expression is attributed to a little-knownRead More →

Each year, when the winter season arrives, a bottle of whisky can be the perfect gift for that difficult friend or relation, or even the perfect gift to yourself. But, as someone who receives plenty of whisky, I always appreciate someone putting in that extra bit of effort to findRead More →