Driving around the green bucolic hills of Somerset you might not expect to come across a world class, contemporary art space, set in grade II listed farm buildings. But this is exactly what Hauser & Wirth have created and fabulous it is too.
If you are planning a northern hemisphere summer holiday and want to get away from the heat and bustle of Spanish cities, take a look at this painstakingly restored 18th century monastery in Mallorca, Spain.
Although London winters are renowned for being long, dark and bone-chillingly cold – spring arrives, as often, seemingly overnight, in a flourish of blooms and gentle warm sun, and much welcomed it is too – especially for this sun-deprived Sydney-sider.
Miles from anywhere, on a remote island in the ocean between Borneo and Bali is the magical surfing resort of Nihiwatu. It has been featured in some of the finest media on the planet - FT, Wall St Journal, Conde Nast - all claiming it to be a magical, sensational and winning top eco resort in the world 2014. We love Nihiwatu so much you will notice this is the second time we have written about this magical place - this time from first hand experience .
The sweet beginnings of this lush hotel, St Lucia, Caribbean
After bringing you the sixties glamour of La Banane in the oh so fashionable St Barths - we felt the simplicity of this colonial hotel, with a lovely story of its origins, was worth a look and most definitely a visit.
Easter heralds the end of our long hot Australian summer – days are a little shorter, temperatures a little crisper and you can usually score at least a five day break over the festivities. This gives you plenty of time to hit the road to enjoy the warm sun and blue skies before Autumn sets in.
Less than an hour from the bustle of Marrakech is the Scarabeo Camp. Named after a versatile desert beetle, this unusual encampment of oriental style tents provides a magical experience in an exceptional setting.
Marrakesh has always held the promise of something exotic and mysterious... somewhat smoky, spicy and swarthy – an image helped by movies such as Casablanca, but also the endless winding alleyways, rich red walls, archways, donkeys and carts and men in jellabs with little peaked hoods - all make this magical city.
Villa La Banane, Lorient, Saint Barthélemy, Caribbean
On the north coast of Saint Barthélemy, ensconced in a coconut grove and the sweeping curve of Lorient beach, is Villa La Banane. This small volcanic island ringed by shallow reefs and turquoise sea is home to many gorgeous villas; but none of them have a tale as fascinating as La Banane. The favoured hideaway of film and theatre luminaries during the mid-twentieth century, it has now been restored to its original glory by Parisian entrepreneur Jean-Marc Israel.