The Journal
Under the Radar City Breaks That Are Causing a Buzz

By Amira Hashish Europe is brimming with city breaks that you may just not have thought about. Sure, there are the big players that will always pull in the crowds. Who doesn’t love a trip to Rome or an escape to Paris? But there are so many under the radar options that may just take […]

20 November 2023
Ski Chalet Chic – How to Get the Spa Feel on Your Next Ski Break

By Anya Cooklin-Lofting As winter approaches and we begin to book in those much lusted-after ski holidays, why not start to consider how to turn your winter escape into an opportunity to properly switch off? The frenzy and excitement of the slopes are cornerstones in the very best ski holidays, but what about genuine rest […]

23 October 2023
Auckland’s Most Delicious Restaurants

By Amira Hashish As New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland has garnered a reputation for delicious food that champions the country’s fresh produce. From a Lebanese tasting menu to yummy yakitori and European inspired dishes, the multi-cultural cuisine is a feast in every sense. Here we choose some of our favourite spots for unearthing the best […]

31 July 2023
Unusual Places to Stay

By Anya Cooklin-Lofting As the summer descends in rays and frittering hours, I find myself longing for an escape from the daily grind. Instead of quick deskside sandwiches and (increasingly humid) tube journeys, I’m pining for something a world away, for something unusual, where I can be free of the iron grooves of modern life […]

15 June 2023
The Buzz of Bangkok – New Hotspots to Know in Thailand’s Capital

By Amira Hashish There is a buzz around Bangkok but it may not be for the reasons you expect. Long hailed as a party destination, a wave of chic openings are putting a more sophisticated spin on Thailand’s capital. From the hotels that are making the world’s must-visit lists to the first Soho House club […]

12 June 2023
Luxury Boat Staycations

By Amira Hashish There is something so soothing about being close to the water. So how about spending the night afloat? From a ‘boatel’ close to Edinburgh’s historic centre to a lakeside hideaway in Wales and a central London luxury barge, here are some characterful staycations that you can enjoy on your very own houseboat… […]

30 May 2023
Europe’s Hottest New Hotel Openings

By Amira Hashish As Europe opens its doors for the season, there are some very glamorous new hotel openings to get excited about. From the new dawn of Capri’s original hotel to a glamorous getaway on the Athenian Riviera and Christian Louboutin’s first foray into hotelier life, here are the hotspots to have on your […]

11 April 2023
The Paris Fashion Week Cheat Sheet

By Rachael Perry Fashion month is well and truly underway, and it will draw to a close with its grand finale in the fashion capital of the world; Paris. It’s no secret that Paris and its people exude ‘chic’, and Paris fashion week is the ultimate opportunity for fashionistas and their fans to flock together […]

27 February 2023
Best UK Boutique Hotel Openings in 2023

By Amira Hashish We may all be planning our great escapes this year but the UK staycation game is still strong with a handful of hotly anticipated boutique hotels around the country set to open their doors. From motels to mega revamps, spanning Manchester to Edinburgh, here are the spots to have on your radar… […]

13 February 2023