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Behind the scenes: Ardgowan Estate

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Sir Ludovic Shaw Stewart 12th Baronet of Greenock and Blackhall, or “Ludo” as he insists to be called, is a man on a mission when it comes to restoring and managing his family home, Ardgowan…

10 phrases to get you talking the local lingo in Ireland

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Famous for its alluring coastlines, rugged wilderness and legendary folktales, this captivating country’s backdrop, culture and history were made for grand storybooks. Make the most of your visit to this poetic paradise by picking up…

The Secret To Mindful Travel

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Free of charge and available anywhere, mindfulness is a great way to improve your travel experience. A trip to a new destination can be a great opportunity to practice mindful living, whether that’s simply noting…

Capri Palace Hotel: An Insider’s Guide

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Ever since Jacqueline Onassis summered at Capri Palace Hotel the location’s been a byword for effortlessly chic shenanigans. Not that she started the phenomenon. The island has hosted a cast of characters in the past,…

10 Oscar Winning Films that Inspired Us To Travel

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Some movies leave one aching with wanderlust from the opening credits. Others roll out their landscapes and landmarks with a slow, seductive ease. But one thing’s for sure; most of our favorite films feature a…

Soundtrack to the City: The Ultimate London Playlist

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From Oasis to The Smiths to the late great David Bowie, Britain’s musical legacy includes some of the world’s most celebrated performers, many of which found fame in the bars and clubs of the capital.…

Budapest

10 Incredible Heritage Hotels

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Blessed with a character only the passage of time can bestow, heritage hotels are invariably bastions of superlative taste. Each has its individual charms, from the grande dames of Europe to the peach-colored palaces of…

Visiting the Alhambra Palace

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The Alhambra Palace ranks among the world’s most revered sites, as capable of inspiring wonder in the 21st century as it was at the time of its construction some eight centuries ago. “When guests finish…

Venice

Inside The Bauer L’Hotel in Venice

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Venice, it is said, has the highest concentration of luxury hotels in the world. However, few truly capture the city’s well-developed sense of romance more ravishingly than the Bauer L’Hotel. Founded in 1880 as the…