Europe and Middle East

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Europe and Middle East. independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

Highbullen Hotel, North Devon

Highbullen is country living, 127 acres for rest and recreation, pleasure and play. Spectacular views across the Devon landscape.

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Bankside Hotel, London South Bank

The Bankside is an uber-trendy design-forward hotel that puts art front and centre of everything it does. And, trust me, everything it does, it does brilliantly well.

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Insider Guide to Meribel 

No longer does exclusive Courcheval rule the roost in France’s ritzy Trois Vallees ski region.

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Thackeray’s  Restaurant, Tunbridge Wells

Thackeray’s Honesty menu is a bit risky for the house because of the considerable investment in presentation as well as the preparation of special dishes not on the regular menu.

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Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi

Andy Mossack visits Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi and thinks it might well be the best proper all-inclusive resort he’s ever experienced.

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Hotel Pelirocco, Brighton

Moments from the beach in a grand old square, Pelirocco’s two historic townhouses have 19 themed rooms decorated with loving and playful attention to detail

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