Short stay: Ocean Drive Hotel, Madrid, Spain

Is there a better location for getting to know Madrid? Ocean Drive Madrid is within walking distance of most of Madrid’s top experiences and sights. Set in the Opera district, on the Plaza de Isabel ll, the hotel looks out on the neo-classical facade of Madrid’s renowned Teatro Real. There is a Scandi feel to … Read more

Hundreds of colorful sarcophagi discovered at Saqqara

Ancient Egyptian dynasties buried their aristocracy beneath the desert sand for thousands of years, frequently surrounding them with treasures and trinkets to take with them into the afterlife. The necropolis of Memphis, some 15 miles southwest of Cairo, was the site of the ancient city’s burials. The archaeological site of Saqqara is where they buried … Read more

Silversea Cruises now fully operational

Silversea’s entire 10-ship fleet has now re-entered service. Since Silver Moon℠ first set sail on June 18, 2021, Silversea has led the global restart of ultra-luxury cruising, successfully welcoming guests around the world. As well as hosting the only ultra-luxury world cruise in 2022, converting Silver Wind® into an ice-class vessel, and launching new culinary … Read more

Traveling to France with a Baby

Many people don’t think of France as a baby-friendly destination and head to Italy, known for being a baby-loving country, instead. However, visiting France with a baby or toddler can be a fantastic experience as you see this stunning country through their eyes. When it comes to infrastructure and facilities France isn’t the easiest for … Read more

Top 5 hotels in Edinburgh

If you’re looking for a luxurious hotel in Edinburgh, you have plenty of options. The city is home to some of the world’s most prestigious hotels, spa hotels and boutique hotels. But with so many choices, how do you know which one is right for you? In this post, we’ll look at Edinburgh’s top 5 … Read more

15 of the Best Things to do in Albuquerque

I’ve seen Albuquerque described as a desolate wasteland with little to no tourism appeal. I’m a little suspicious of any such description, because truthfully, I think there’s something interesting about any you go to that is far from home. That said, Albuquerque is one of the lesser-visited places in New Mexico, especially compared to Santa … Read more

Banyan Tree Escape opens in Bali, Indonesia

Buahan, a Banyan Tree Escape, set in an off-the-beaten-track, untouched part of northern Ubud marks Banyan Tree’s first official Banyan Tree Escape opening. This brand extension symbolises Banyan Tree’s vision and commitment to creating immersive experiences combining deep nature and sustainable design. Pioneering a “no walls, no doors” concept throughout the property and in each … Read more

Renting a Car in Paris: Is It Worth It?

Many people automatically assume they need a car when they travel, but in Europe it’s not always the case. In some places like London or Paris, it can often be more hassle than it’s worth. Even if you’re traveling with kids. There’s no one-fits-all situation, as it depends on what you want to do. Renting … Read more