Situated in the westernmost part of Austria, bordering Switzerland and Germany, eating in Vorarlberg reflects its neighbourly influences in its food and has startling local products.
What makes travellers select a pub on far-flung Clapham Common as one of the 25 best hotels in the UK – and the only one of 13 in the capital which is not on the central tourist trail? The answer would seem to be a sense of history in the pub, super-stylish bedrooms and a glimpse of the green and charm which distinguishes so many London neighbourhoods that have retained their original village feel.
When asked “What is….exactly….a boutique hotel?” my heart sinks.
I could recite the Oxford dictionary definition, without hesitations: “It’s a stylish small hotel, didah, didah, didah…..” But my true answer is “I don’t know”. Really, I don’t but unfailingly I’ll recognize one, when I’ll see one. In my opinion, half the hotels claiming being Boutique, just aren’t. Yes, they might well be small or located in a fashionable area or even both but that doesn’t win them the title.
The Adonis Hotel Singapore is.
Seabourn’s new ship the Seabourn Encore is out of dry dock and was floated for the first time last week. The cruise company is regularly ranked among the top tier in the cruise industry, with its emphasis on smaller ships, all suite accommodation and high staff to guest levels.
America’s iconic drive from Chicago to Santa Monica has always offered a bucket list road trip holiday for lovers of the open road and now you can listen to a special musical playlist all the way along the 2,500 miles of it as eShores offers the soundtrack to Route 66.
With its high speed services to Paris and Lille and onward services to over 60 destinations in France, Eurostar reveals favourite French holiday hotspots hand picked by nearly 3,000 of its well travelled passengers.