Muscat is known as the secret jewel of the Middle East. It is nestled in the slopes between the mountains and the limpid Arabian Sea; a safe and splendid anchorage amongst a people with a long cultural tradition of hospitality.
October is the best time to visit, not least because of the affordable luxury special offer from the City Seasons Hotel Muscat. If you stay two nights you get an upgrade to a superior room and a huge bed. This is the perfect launchpad from which to begin a Muscat..
If you’re looking for the perfect place to take your pampered pet dog for a luxury city break, London has it all.
It is, after all, one of the greenest cities in the world, certainly the greenest in Europe. The city may yet become Britain’s newest National Park. The benefits to tourism are clear as the parks and green spaces have wonderful highlights for nature lovers, like the 2000-year-old tree in High Barnet.
I have just signed up to receive the map they are bringing out of London’s green..
The XV Beacon hotel in Boston is like its most famous resident, John F. Kennedy; glamorous, relaxed, well heeled and good looking. The XV offers the perfect base to celebrate JFK’s centenary in the city he called home.
Landing at Boston airport the XV will arrange a limo collection for you to travel Kennedy style back to the hotel, in the best part of town next to the beautiful Boston Common.
JFK haunts are right on the doorstep; Old City Hall, where his grandfather worked as city mayor and..
London is huge – an obvious statement, I know, but if you’re a first time visitor it’s easy to try and cram everything in and end up rushing round all the tourist sites only to end up exhausted and with no feel for the real London. So try and give yourself time to relax – visit a local pub, take afternoon tea, walk by the river, take in a sporting event – anything that gets you in touch with what’s really going on. And think about venturing out of central London for at least one of your days..
I love travelling and experiencing different places and cultures. I was born in Sicily and moved to the UK for a year when I was 20 to improve my English – that was 17 years ago and I’m still here…and I’m still improving my English so excuse any Italianisms that creep into this! Along the way I’ve worked in coffee bars and museums (including a particularly interesting stint in Madame Tussauds!) When the urge to travel got too much I worked as cabin crew then started my serious career in..