Twin centre Italian adventure taking in mountains and canals
From the greenery of the Worcestershire countryside, we journey on a slow narrowboat into Birmingham’s industrial heartland and the landscape made famous in the Peaky Blinders TV series
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
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:
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.