10 places to experience old-school Paris shopping

10 places to experience old-school Paris shopping

Evidence of the wave of young creatives opening coffee shops and concept stores that challenge Parisian traditions – and some would say bringing rejuvenation to a city criticised for being staid and stuffy in recent years – is all over Instagram of…

10 fantastic things to do on the Isle of Skye

10 fantastic things to do on the Isle of Skye

Jagged mountain ranges, soft beaches, glimmering pools, velvet moors… they’re all up for grabs on the majestic Isle of Skye, Scotland’s second largest island off the west coast in the Inner Hebrides. Bonnie Prince Charlie found solace on Skye after being defeated…

10 of the UK’s most exciting and innovative spas

10 of the UK’s most exciting and innovative spas

Sure, a deep tissue massage on a soft, heated bed is perfectly lovely, but why not ramp things up a notch with a slightly more “alternative” treatment? From sub-zero snow caves to 24 karat gold massages, check in for some R&R at one…

The best places to go Christmas shopping in the UK

The best places to go Christmas shopping in the UK

Oxford Street in the run-up to Christmas is a hellish prospect. Yet, every year, many of us somehow find ourselves there on 23 December, battling through the unhappy, exhausted hordes, desperately attempting to buy enough tat to ensure we never have to…

The 10 best things to do in Belfast

The 10 best things to do in Belfast

While Belfast’s turbulent past isn’t completely behind it, the city has made enormous progress in terms of peacekeeping. It’s also quietly established itself as the ideal spot for a mini-break, with excellent restaurants, drinking holes and the inimitable warmth of its residents….