Few places are associated with glamour and elegance like the French Riviera. Jetsetters and celebrities have frequented this place to try their luck at the gaming tables and glide around on luxury yachts. What we call the Riviera, and as the French call it the Côte d’Azur, is the coastal strip that begins in the city of Hyères and stretches all the way to the eastern border where the Italian equivalent takes over.
The Philippines has been pegged as one of the most up-and-coming travel hotspots, thanks to its backdrop of serene natural habitats, UNESCO world heritage sites, relaxed local atmosphere, fabulous food and above all, the out-of-this-world beaches. We’re taking you island hopping to some of the county’s central islands.
Year-round sunshine, yacht-studded marinas and sparkling beaches make Miami an ever-popular choice for a glam getaway. But beyond the postcard-perfect sands of South Beach lies the city’s true appeal – a patchwork of diverse districts, each totally unique from the last. We’ve rounded up our pick of the city’s hippest ‘hoods – so don your shades, grab a margarita and dive head first into the only Miami neighbourhoods you need on your radar.
Contrary to the evidence of many light-pocketed tourists leaving Sin City, a trip to extravagant, flamboyant, downright infamous Las Vegas doesn’t have to entail spending the weekend sat at a blackjack table counting your losses. There are literally thousands of things to do in and around Vegas, and the iconic strip is truly just the beginning.
As a predominantly Hindu country, Bali has an overwhelmingly spiritual atmosphere that can’t go unfelt and is overflowing with extraordinary religious and altogether ethereal sights. You genuinely could spend every minute of your trip temple-hopping – every corner of this magical island has a magical temple to go along with it, and likely more than one – but presuming you also want to spend a …
Known the world over as a place of unparalleled natural beauty, Costa Rica beckons visitors year-round with its lush rainforests, exotic wildlife and award-winning beaches. Lately, it’s also been climbing the ranks as a thrill-seeker’s dream destination with a line-up of action-packed activities sure to appeal to your inner Bear Grylls. Here’s a list of what’s in store.
Beyond the shores of Croatia’s ruggedly beautiful coastline lie over a thousand islands, each with their own distinct Adriatic flavour. Most of these islands can easily be reached via ferry services from Split and Dubrovnik, making an island-hopping detour particularly attractive for travellers. From glamorous Hvar to historical Korcula, here are six Croatian island destinations worth setting sail for.