What’s a holiday in Greece like in summer 2020?

By Mark Hodson UPDATE: see the latest list of Greek islands you can visit without quarantine. It’s just after 9pm at Ouzeri To 11, a small taverna on a side street off the harbour front in Myrina on the Greek island of Lemnos. We’ve climbed the ramparts of the Venetian castle and watched a blazing [&helli... Read more


10 gorgeous UK hotels to book after lockdown

By Bonnie Friend

After lockdown, we will all be desperate to escape to somewhere spectacular, classy and … perhaps a little remote. Peppered across the UK are some exquisite places to stay, including independent hotels, inns and B&Bs tucked away by beaches, forests and rural bliss. Here, the Good Ho... Read more


Best of both worlds: skiing in Vaujany and Les Deux Alpes

 By Mark Hodson On a good day the journey by road between the resorts of Alpe d’Huez and Les Deux Alpes in the French region of Isère takes less than 90 minutes. On a really good day – as I found recently – it can take the best part of three hours. As we left […]... Read more


10 best hotels in the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds has a reputation for being an almost Hollywood interpretation of life in the UK. Honey coloured buildings, rolling countryside and plenty of opportunity for a classic cream tea. With all those credentials and more, it’s little wonder that this part of the world has also developed a reputation for hospitality excellence. Here, the expert independent reviewers at The Good Hotel Guide select ten of the best hotels in the Cotswolds.

The Cotswolds has a reputation for being an almost Hollywood interpretation of life in the UK. Honey coloured buildings, rolling countryside and plenty of opportunity for a classic cream tea. With all those credentials and more, it’s little wonder that this part of the world has also developed a reputation ... Read more


Review of Body Tonic retreat at Lou Casteou

By Mark Hodson, Editor of 101 Holidays I peeled off the boxing gloves, poured some ice-cold water over my head and checked the time. It was 11.30am and we were 90 minutes into our morning exercise session with another two hours to go before lunch. My legs were getting wobbly and I was sweating buckets. [&hell... Read more


10 of the best country house hotels in Scotland

By Bonnie Friend

Brimming with history, charm, style, country pursuits and of course food fit for lords and ladies, Scotland’s country house hotels are in a league of their own. Here, the Good Hotel Guide share ten of their top country house hotels in Scotland that are perfect for romantic breaks, special o... Read more


The best family skiing holiday (with grown-up kids)

By Mark Hodson If you hear the words “family skiing” you will likely think of small children dressed in too many layers, looking vaguely bemused while their stressed-out parents carry armfuls of equipment, scramble around for missing gloves and say things like “HOW much for a spag bol? You a... Read more


Anguilla: so much more than a luxury haven for the rich and famous

By Catherine Leech, Director of 101 Holidays A comfortable place to stay that isn’t a swish hotel and is located on a shelving beach with warm and calm water; restaurants and bars within walking distance; guaranteed sunshine in late November; no jabs or anti-malarials required; a destination where tourist... Read more


Eight best travel podcasts for 2019

  

    By Lisa Francesca Nand Once upon a time we were told that video was the future for online travel inspiration, but few predicted the rise and rise of the travel podcast. More than 40 million people listen to podcasts every week in the US alone, a number that’s growing daily. The success of audio lies... Read more


Where did all the travel bloggers go? Here are 10 great blogs to follow in 2019

 By Abigail King Around a decade ago, travel blogging arrived in force. From Twitter to Facebook to mainstream newspapers and magazines, lists of the best travel blogs to follow came flying through the pixels. Then the landscape changed. Those lists slowed down. Blogging itself had changed – and n... Read more


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