Best hidden beaches

Pansy Island is a tiny, tree-less sandbank 30 minutes from Mozambique’s Bazaruto Archipelago. Surrounded by the Indian Ocean with its crystal blue waters, you’ll be able to bask in the sun on its powder white sandy beaches, covered in rare and beautiful pansy shells. A 30 minute flight from Salvador in northern Brazil, the isolated Marau Peninsula […]

Guide to the best hidden boutique hotels around the world

Here’s a list of some of my favorite hidden boutique hotels. They’re not all in remote locations. Some are in cities such as Amsterdam, but the hotels are distinctive and quirky, definitely not boring and standard. Hill Lodge: tropical hideaway in Chiang Mai, Thailand If your idea of a holiday in Thailand does not include […]

Tropical beach holiday special: Roatan, Honduras

During the cold winter months, my mind doesn’t turn to skiing, but to a holiday in a warm tropical place with white sand beaches and clear warm waters. I don’t like all-inclusive beach resorts where you hang out all day. I want to be in a place where there are more young people than retirees, […]