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14 Smart Travel Tips From the 'Booze Traveler'

Item No. 2: Always stash some mouthwash in your carry-on.<p>Jack Maxwell, host of Travel Channel’s <i>Booze Traveler</i>, gets around. On his show, Maxwell …

Our Editors’ Picks of the Best New Hotels in the World

<i>Baltimore</i><p>Over the course of 103 years, Recreation Pier has been, at times, a shipping facility, community center, and television set — as well as an …

Hospitality

Why Buying Bras Should Be Emotional, and Other Shopping Tips From Ling

“Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to break the rules,” says Sarah Sutton, the design powerhouse who has helmed Agent Provocateur since 2010. Apparently, however, there is one rule that must never be broken. “Always shop for yourself first,” Sutton explains, “I believe that the key to …

Clothing

The world's 50 best honeymoon hotels and destinations

This is one of the most anticipated and indulgent holidays you’ll ever take, so naturally expectations are high. Once-in-a-lifetime experiences such as champagne picnics on uninhabited islands, diving with whale sharks and staying in over-water villas with their own chef tend have long lured happy …

Costa Rica

The world's best boutique hotels, according to Mr & Mrs Smith

Luxury hotel booking website Mr & Mrs Smith has announced the winners of its annual Smith Hotel Awards. Quirky categories ranged from the 'hottest hotel soundtrack' to the 'local hotel hero' of 2016 and the 'coolest creative hub'. Here are the 12 winners.<p>Best Smith Hotel<p>Halcyon House, Cabarita …

Lake Como

The 50 greatest hotels in the world

The George V, Carlyle, Cipriani, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, Sandy Lane... the fabulous properties that have not made our final cut reads like someone else's hot hotel list. But here at Telegraph Travel we maintain that absence makes the list grow stronger. Starting with a clean slate, our team of …

Arabian Sea

The best hotels for spa breaks in Europe

An insider's guide to the top spa hotels in Europe, featuring the best for yoga, infinty pools, thalassotherapy, vinotherapy, massage, and medical and anti-ageing treatments, in locations including Spain, UK, Switzerland, Italy, France and Greece.<p><b>Italy</b><p>Grand Hotel Tremezzo<p>Lake Como, Italy<p>8 Telegraph …

Five experts reveal the secrets to long-term love

<b>This article was originally published in 2014.</b><p>It's the question we all want to know the answer to: how to keep sex and love alive. Here, our experts give their tips on how to have a happy relationship, from 'argument enders' to alone time.<p><i>First, we have the author Kate Figes. Her non-fiction books</i> …

Top 10 yoga retreats in India

Though this list includes some of the best ashrams, retreats and shalas India has to offer, there are three notable omissions: BKS Iyengar’s school in Pune, Pattabhi Jois’s in Mysore, and the pan-Indian Sivananda Centre, excluded on account of their existing popularity and fame. They are highly …

Yoga

The 10 best beach holidays in Italy for 2018

For more general advice on booking a break in Italy, see our Italy summer holidays guide. Our complete guide features expert recommendations for city, beach, villa, culture, food and drink and activity holidays.<p>1. Puglia, Italy<p>Some of the best beaches in mainland Italy are in Puglia – particularly …

The 50 best hotels in Italy for summer

It’s the sheer variety that strikes you first. Italy has as many hotels as it has destinations, from old-fashioned family-run pensioni in historic city centres to elegant lakeside resorts where you dine by candlelight at the water’s edge. There are mountain lodges with Michelin-starred restaurants, …

46 seriously cool places to have brunch in London

Marie Claire's guide to the best breakfasts and brunches in the Big Smoke<p>From beautiful bowls of granola to hangover fry ups (and everything in …

England

The Coziest Places to Stay in America

En-suite fireplaces, ocean views, and staff members that are nicer than your own family make these World’s Best properties cozier than home.<p>It’s hard …

Luxury and 5 Star Hotels, Spas and Villas

Taking the guesswork out of where to stay on holiday<p>Over 35 years’ experience inspecting and recommending hotels<p>Trusted by 5.5 million affluent …

A small but perfectly formed Paris bolthole

When it came to investing in a weekend retreat across the Channel, Zivi Sainsbury and her hotelier husband Mark decided Paris would be the ideal spot. ‘We wanted to be in the area close to the Gare du Nord because in the UK we live near to the Eurostar stop in Ashford,’ says Zivi.<p>‘I wanted …

Private islands you can rent from £90

Staying on private islands is usually the preserve of world leaders (or super villains), movie stars and Richard Branson - but all of that is about to change.<p>It is now possible to rent out private islands by the night on Airbnb, and they start at ninety quid a night.<p>We’ve rounded up a selection of …

The Top Spring Break Destinations, Ranked

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: ChameleonsEye/Shutterstock</i><p>Spring Break really is the great American contribution to leisure travel. A week every year where the youngest, sexiest people in America go somewhere hot, with virtually no rules, and nobody there to recognize them. It's a week where you can be …

Panama City

London's 10 best afternoon teas

The ritual of afternoon tea owes its origins to Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford. As a young women in the early 1800s she lived during a time when it was common to eat only two main meals a day, with breakfast scheduled early in the morning and dinner occurring late in the evening. Routinely …

The Bahamas: beaches

Expert guide to the Bahamas<p>Goodman’s Bay Beach<p>Goodman’s Bay Beach is a popular public beach access point at Cable Beach. This recreational beach and its bordering park are used by locals for a range of fitness activities, including jogging and flag football, a modified version of American football. …

My secret hideaway: foreign correspondents reveal all

Foreign correspondents know how to get under the skin of a country. But where do they go when they want to get away from it all? Here, well-travelled journalists reveal their ultimate holiday escapes<p>Afua Hirsch on São Tomé e Principe, Africa<p>At first I felt critical of the many Africans I spoke to …

Virgin Atlantic

Best city beaches

Arpoador, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil<p>Rio is home to two of the world’s most famous beaches but Copacabana’s star has long since faded. Ipanema-Leblon is the place to be, for beach culture and nightlife. Arpoador, the easternmost tip, ends in a rocky headland offering stunning views of the whole length …

Travel

Europe's 28 best hidden seaside resorts

The 50 best beaches in the world

Whether you’re seeking solitude or a party, shallow waters or pounding surf, find the perfect beach in our pick of 50, from Greece to the Galapagos, the Highlands to Hawaii<p>My favourite beach in the world – chosen by readers<p>BEST FOR WOW FACTOR<p>1 Source d’Argent, Seychelles<p>As if a beach like this …

PlentyOfFish

Europe's 17 best secret islands

Hotel rooms with unusual views