Whether you’re looking to scale a snowy peak or simply enjoy a cup of mulled wine while watching flurries fall on top of old churches here are some winter holiday inspiration.
The family trip might seem a thing of the past, but it has, in fact, become a popular way to travel again. It’s about spending quality time with parents, grandparents and extended family in an era that heralds solo travel and posting epic pictures on Instagram.
This is where the rich and famous partied, swing dancing and listening to jazz, martini glass in hand, until sunrise – full of intriguing histories and tales of hedonism, these are the world’s most amazing Art Deco hotels.
Travel in Taiwan, Sept/Oct 2019 issue
Forget the hotel gym – there are plenty of ways to incorporate a fun workout during your holiday. Hike up to a coffee plantation, abseil down a mountain, take a dip in a tidal pool or act like Iron Man and flyboard in the air.
These mammoth, jarring structures and the architects behind them have inspired fictional villains in pop culture and even cult worship.
In southern Italy, you can stay in a lavish 19th-century palazzo owned by none other than the Godfather director himself and in Westchester, New York, a romantic inn owned by Richard Gere.
Housed in former churches and dance halls, these iconic live music venues commemorate their local histories and represent the spirit of their neighbourhoods.
Sidebox on Beigang Spring Living Museum in Yunlin County, Taiwan
At the Bon Bon Fresh fish farm, located close to the Hukou Wetlands in southwestern Yunlin County, visitors can immerse themselves in a traditional way of life by fishing, bamboo rafting, and digging into a scrumptious barbecue.
There’s something about browsing endless shelves of books for the perfect one, then finding a quiet corner and spending hours reading and immersing yourself in someone else’s world.