A foodie’s guide to Sicily
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A foodie’s guide to Sicily

By Ella Perryman

Sicily is wilder, hotter and headier than mainland Italy, with its own very specific quirks and customs and close proximity to north Africa all giving it an exuberant sense of identity. We sent chef Rosie Birkett, a seasoned visitor of… Continue reading >

Our top six hotels and inns for a romantic break
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Our top six hotels and inns for a romantic break

By Claire Maguire

The most romantic places have a touch of magic that brings you closer together, and few things will leave you feeling more refreshed than a couple of nights away at a wonderful hotel or inn. Taken from our new Great… Continue reading >

A new wave of B&Bs: our top six for contemporary
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A new wave of B&Bs: our top six for contemporary

By Claire Maguire

In recent years the British B&B offering has become much more varied, challenging the traditional perception of this much-loved accommodation type and providing something to suit all tastes. Taken from our new Great British Bed & Breakfast Guide, these are… Continue reading >

Five reasons to visit Pembrokeshire this autumn
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Five reasons to visit Pembrokeshire this autumn

By Ella Perryman

Pembrokeshire has always had a place in our hearts. The rugged coastlines, vast National Parks and landscapes teeming with wild, natural beauty are a few of the things that keep us going back again and again. After a recent visit… Continue reading >

A foodie’s guide to Marche, Italy
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A foodie’s guide to Marche, Italy

By Ella Perryman

Earlier this year, we discovered the beautiful region of Marche in Italy. We found everything on offer in neighbouring Tuscany and Umbria – fine wines, brilliant food and alpine meadows – but with a fraction of the crowds. We sent… Continue reading >

Four foodie experiences to try this autumn
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Four foodie experiences to try this autumn

By Claire Maguire

Autumn might just be our favourite time of year. The hazy sunshine, crisp air and changing hues signal the transition of the seasons and an exciting time for foodies. Late summer berries reach peak ripeness and foraging is at its… Continue reading >

Six places to go for autumn sun
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Six places to go for autumn sun

By Ella Perryman

September is the ideal time to search out the last of the sunshine – it’s still warm enough to wander around in shorts and a t-shirt, and you can escape the busy summer crowds. We’ve picked five of our favourite places… Continue reading >

Five great alternatives to popular destinations
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Five great alternatives to popular destinations

By Claire Maguire

You might have noticed that we’re big advocates of veering off the tourist track and exploring roads less travelled in search of unique experiences. Sometimes, the best trips are those where you forgo crowded destinations in favour of their unsung… Continue reading >

Five flight-free itineraries for autumn
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Five flight-free itineraries for autumn

By Claire Maguire

It’s never been more important to address the impact travel is having on the environment and make a conscious effort to reduce our carbon footprint. It’s totally possible – and often cheaper – to travel to many incredible destinations without… Continue reading >

Marche’s Slow Food train trail
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Marche’s Slow Food train trail

By Ella Perryman

The new Slow Food train trail launched by Italy’s national rail company is a delicious way to discover a region that has the luscious landscapes, sparkling blue seas and impeccable food of neighbours Tuscany and Umbria, but a fraction of… Continue reading >