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Sheraton Samui Resort opens in Thailand

Starwood Hotels & Resorts have this week announced the opening of Sheraton Samui Resort, taking the brand’s total number of properties in Thailand to six. The 141-room hotel is located at Chawend Noi Beach on the island of Koh Samui, a …

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Here comes Heston

Australia is experiencing a culinary resurgence, and a certain Heston Blumenthal has everything to do with it. In a bold move, the 48-year-old British chef is uprooting his …

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Plan your long weekend holiday

Easter is almost upon us, which means it’s time to plan your long weekend holiday. To keep the kids preoccupied and give you a well-deserved break, Arajilla Retreat is …

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Top water adventures in the world

Water parks aren’t just for the thrill-seeking adrenaline junkies who walk among us. They appeal to the inner child within all of us and besides, there’s something thrilling about abandoning our terrestrial habits temporarily and taking …

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What's on in February

South Africa comes alive this month with plenty to see and do – from LGBTI celebrations to live music, it’s all about the festival vibe this February. Cape Town Pride: 20 …

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The ancient art of falconry kept alive at Anantara…

When visiting Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara in the famed Empty Quarter of the Liwa Desert in Abu Dhabi, the area is not only rich in natural beauty but it is also …

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Free stay? Yes, please

Fancy a free holiday? Adventure cruising specialists Aurora Expeditions are offering a complimentary three-night stay in South America when you book one of two Antarctic travel packages on offer. Book your trip to Antarctica aboard the …

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Travel tips: Cuba

More travellers are now looking to visit Cuba since relations between the communist country and America began to normalise in late 2014. Contours Travel, an Australian tour …

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Lighting the way: Digital Spring

Bursts of bright colour, a warm buzz in the air – we could be talking about spring, but in Montreal it’s spring with a difference. The second edition of Digital Spring is set …

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A European tasting plate

Mark Eggleton It’s almost midnight and I’m staring at a mostly dark Mediterranean. The lights of Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam shimmer silvery-white on the dark water as we glide almost silently towards Naples. You can hear the wash of the …

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Journey to the West country

Feel the sand between your toes and breathe the salt in the air at Watergate Bay, where lounging about is the lifestyle of choice Amy Hughes A wide, sweeping beach stretches …

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Belgrade: Barhopping and bandits

A city of ancient fortresses, bombed out buildings and graffiti art, Belgrade is a patchwork of different moments in its conflict-ridden history Amy Hughes The best-kept …