Wild dining – South Hams’ best picnic spots

Rustic and last-minute or elegant and perfectly planned; the humble picnic takes on many forms but is always a combination of three essential elements; beautiful scenery, delicious food, and great company. And while your choice of nibbles is going to be down to personal preference (as is the social aspect of your soiree), local travel experts Luxury Coastal who bring ….

Casa Shelley – an idyllic Andalucian guest house

Stylish, spacious, full of light and character, Casa Shelley in Andalucia’s stunning Vejer de la Frontera is a truly beautiful boutique guesthouse. Myles, one of people on the ground, shares his thoughts on a stay with Chris and Javier. An escape to a quieter place The overriding feeling whilst staying at Casa Shelly is of peace. Peace and tranquility, pure ….

A French Affair

We love a French escape. The food. The wine. The space. The sights and smells. It’s a feast for the senses and for the soul. Whatever you’re looking for, Further Afield has some stunning French partners. It’s time to say Bonjour les amis! Into the Prairie, Brittany This cluster of eight beautifully stylish houses in Brittany were created by Liz ….

A weekend in The Chilterns

Sometimes you need to escape. To retreat and to hunker down away from day-to-day life for a day or two. It was with such feelings that my partner, our daughter and I headed to Wisteria Cottage one frosty weekend. A perfectly formed retreat After helpful communications from owner, Jane, arriving late on an extremely cold Friday night we easily found ….

Summer Loving in the UK 2021!

We’re excited about a summer during which travel looks set to be increasingly easy. With UK hotels and guest houses opening up and overseas travel routes due to be announced we’re dusting off our suitcases. To ease you back in here are a few suggestions from the collection for a UK break, all with availability during July and August, and ….

Getting ready for a post COVID-19 season

As the world of tourism slowly opens up we catch up with the owners of Galini Breeze on Crete, Marc and Monique, and find out what’s been happening in Greece and to get an insight into changes they’ve made to prepare for a post COVID-19 season. Thanks to lots of testing and care, and no doubt helped by the climate ….

Meet the owners: Botelet, Cornwall

Cornwall, for many of us, retains an unspoilt and beautiful spirit. Full of open spaces, open skies and breath taking coastline, it’s a place to free your body and mind. This time we’re chatting to Tia who, with her family, runs Botelet near Liskeard. With Manor Cottage, Cowslip Cottage and The Yurt the farm offers the chance to escape and ….