Relax in style in southern Sicily

The Donna Coraly Resort near Syracuse in southern Sicily is great for a relaxing few days, fine few and great wine. Only five rooms, it has style and individuality and is also near sights such as Ortygia, Noto, Scicli,historic Greek and Roman sights and of course, Mt Etna. Find out more from my feature for Luxury Travel magazine


A magical perspective on Cappadocia – one of the world’s incredible landscapes


The Cappadocia region of Central Turkey is one of the most fascinating natural locations on earth.

With amazing rock formations, fairy chimneys and underground cities as well as whole villages carved out of the rock face, it is a vast area to explore.

And for one of the best perspective, viewing Cappadocia from above aboard a hot air balloon is simply unforgettable. I stayed at the argos in cappadocia hotel, which is more a network of luxurious rooms centred around a reception area, and created out of the abandoned cave dwellings. For more information, see my feature in Luxury Travel magazine:


The fabulous Es Saadi Palace in Marrakech

Exploring the hidden corners of the medina in Marrakech and staying at the fabulous Es Saadi Palace hotel for Luxury Travel magazine – great food, wonderful atmosphere and sublime gardens and pool area to relax in and retreat to after the vibrancy of one of Africa’s great cities.