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  • The Middle East's rising star: 5 reasons you should be booking a break in Bahrain

    When it comes to the go-to options for a sunshine break in the Middle East, flashy Dubai dominates. But now, nearby Bahrain – an archipelago of 33 islands in the Arabian Gulf – is vying for the title of the hottest spot to holiday in the Middle East. Why? Well, with bucketloads of charm, 5000 years of history, beaches, luxury resorts and a hot, desert climate, there’s plenty to entice visitors looking for a desert destination offering something a little bit different. Geri Halliwell, Lewis Hamilton and Shakira are fans, while the late King of Pop Michael Jackson lived in

  • Dream Destination: Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka's serene South Coast boasts palm dotted bays, world-renowned safari parks and top-notch food. We can almost guarantee you won’t want to leave…   Where to stay in Sri Lanka: Perched on a spectacular cliff-top, just thirty minutes from Galle Fort on Sri Lanka's south coast sits the luxurious Cape Weligama, an undeniably romantic setting with uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean. Each butler-attended villa sits within a flower scented garden, steps away from a cooling pool – and cocktail. For the jungle Janes among us, a stay Chena Huts in Yala National Park is a must. With its stylish mod-safari

  • Take a digital detox at Tri Lanka, a Sri Lankan sanctuary

    Sri Lanka has rapidly become one of 2018’s it-destinations. With miles of pristine beaches, impossibly scenic tea fields, supreme cuisine and elephant-filled national parks – it’s not hard to see why. My first (but definitely not last) trip involved a three-day safari and surfing on the south coast, and ended with a short but sweet stay at Tri, an intimate eco hotel set high up on a hilltop on the banks of the breathtakingly beautiful lake Koggola. After a 10-minute drive up a craggy road alongside the rice paddy fields and local villages, we were met with the view of

  • Unseen Majorca: where to stay and play on the sun-soaked Balearic island

    It would be easy to dismiss Majorca as just another beach holiday destination, having never visited before. The largest island in the Balearics, it's often known to Brits as an easy short-haul spot, with time best-spent on a sun lounger (though there's nothing wrong with that, of course). But, there's plenty more to this Mediterranean mecca than presumptions might allow - the capital city of Palma, for example, easily surpasses expectations with the majestic Santa Maria cathedral overlooking a cascade of sandy buildings - while pretty Port de Sóller, on the west coast of the island, is almost retreat-like