Destinations

Bhutan

10 Reasons to Visit Bhutan

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Sandwiched between India and China, Bhutan wasn’t unified until the 17th century and four hundred years passed before the country’s doors were officially opened to tourists in 1974. Even today numbers are closely monitored. The…

Still Focused on Ireland

Still Focused on Ireland

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It’s not very often that my mind is still in a place I visited two months ago. But it is. My mind has been in Ireland since my visit in October on a trip via…

A Guide to Cava

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Cava is, in layman’s terms, Champagne made in Spain. The devil, however, lies in the detail. Champagne, as a region, is very different both in soil and climate to Sant Sadurni, where most Cava is…

Mostar Bridge

Exploring the Balkans with Insight Vacations Tour Director Hugh McMillan

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  Hugh McMillan may have been a late starter when it came to wanderlust, having first left Australia at 22, but he’s more than made up for it since. With a decade of travel industry…

Lisbon

Where to Visit in May

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May means different things for the two hemispheres. In the northern half, spring melts into summer, and in the southern, autumn, with all its virtues, gets into full swing. The Far East has its own…

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…

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Interview with Fabian Inderbitzin

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Renowned chef Fabian Inderbitzin’s passion for food stretches back to his childhood in the Swiss canton of Schwyz, when he used to help his mother in the kitchen. Having formally begun his career in 1998…

Český Krumlov

Where to Visit in April

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Sandwiched between the winter freeze and the hotter months of high season, April is an ideal time to plan that perfect trip, particularly across Europe and the United States. For many places, it’s the month…