The Romance of Venice

The romance of Venice, Italy.

Venice must be the world’s most romantic city. It’s the first place that always comes to mind when I’m asked to recommend destinations for couples keen on rekindling a romance or looking for ideas for luxury honeymoon hotels or special anniversary holidays. I was recently asked how I would craft a package of Grantourismo-style holidays focused on … Read more about The Romance of Venice

Aleppo’s labyrinthine souqs

Aleppo’s labyrinthine souqs – or rather souqs within a souq – have long been one of our favorites in the Middle East, mainly because it has remained relatively untouched by tourism up until recent years – especially compared to Istanbul’s Grand Bazzar and Cairo’s Khan el Khalili. The medieval souqs are where locals shop for … Read more about Aleppo’s labyrinthine souqs