Monthly Archives: March 2011


Our competition winner is back from Costa Rica!


The Supervillas Collection


Pssst…more facebook freebies!


Travel Photography Tips: Wildlife

  • Wildlife photography is notoriously difficult – animals can be pesky subjects and have an annoying habit of wandering off just as you compose the perfect picture. As a result, many people return home from safaris or other animal encounters with nothing but blurred images of distant creatures. You might assume you need an expensive SLR camera or a telephoto lens to get anything better, but with a few simple tricks – and a lot of patience – it’s possible to take memorable wildlife pictures no matter how basic your equipment. Continue reading

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New Portugal Collection!

  • From a 19th-century country house turned modernist hotel to a rural riverside retreat and revolving wine-barrel beds!

    Our Portugal Collection has been boosted by ten new introductions: two hotels in Porto, six properties in the Douro, Minho and Beiras, and a couple of new finds in the Algarve. There are now a total of 43 options throughout the country, which range from a stylish B&B in the historic Ribeira neighbourhood of Portugal’s second city to rural family-focused apartments on the surfy side of the Algarve. Prepare to be charmed by Europe’s under-explored western fringe. Continue reading

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Our Favourite…City Streets


Just going for a walk…


A postcard from Buenos Aires