The Spread Eagle is the type of property you need to walk through very slowly in order to appreciate its antique charm; keep
Selene Nelson is a freelance writer who specialises in food, travel and lifestyle. In May 2016 she left the UK to travel around the world while documenting her experiences. She writes for HuffPost, SUITCASE Magazine, Food Republic, The Culture Trip, Salon, Think Progress, Elite Daily and JustLuxe. www.selenenelson.co.uk
Try the five-spice BBQ cauliflower wings, with homemade kimchi, spicy mayo, scallions and black sesame adding a harmonising
28/12/2017 10:46 GMT
New York’s NoMad district (short for North of Madison Square Park) is one of the city’s coolest neighbourhoods. Perched on
27/12/2017 10:10 GMT
The loft-style rooms are modern and airy, with beautiful hardwood floors, large windows, muted colour schemes, exposed brick
21/12/2017 15:09 GMT
It may be a small, but there's a reason why Dublin has such a big reputation. From cobbled streets to traditional pubs and more literary greats than you can shake a stick at, history and culture simply pervade this city.
02/11/2017 13:37 GMT
While it may not be considered a go-to luxury destination like Monaco or the Maldives, over the past decade Dublin has been steadily carving out a reputation for quality restaurants, boutique hotels and sleek bars. It's not hard to see why: with its world-class pubs and theatres and elegant Georgian architecture, Dublin will please even the most discerning traveller.
20/10/2017 12:00 BST
As winter draws closer and the nights start getting longer, it's hard to avoid feelings of gloom at saying goodbye to the sunshine. That the sun can lift our mood is common knowledge, but with yet another washout summer behind us, it seems that most Brits are experiencing a severe lack of vitamin D.
18/10/2017 13:41 BST
Abu Dhabi's popularity as a tourist destination has rocketed recently, and it's not hard to see why. With its brilliant blue sky, Emirati culture, five-star hotels and exciting theme parks, this is a city that will please even the most discerning traveller. From exotic safaris to spellbinding mosques, here's your luxury guide to Abu Dhabi.
13/09/2017 16:55 BST
For backpackers, tourists, or anyone who travels for work, trying exotic new cuisines is one of the best things about travelling. Who wouldn't be excited to try authentic empanadas in Mexico, steaming-hot street food in Vietnam, or a plate of fresh gnocchi in Italy?
07/09/2017 12:07 BST
For visitors to Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh, visiting the Killing Fields and learning about the country's heart-wrenching experiences during the Khmer Rouge regime is essential, but Siem Reap also gives visitors a unique insight into Cambodia's past. The Landmine Museum is a sobering but fascinating glimpse into the Khmer Rouge regime, and the War Museum also is worth a visit.
22/08/2017 14:08 BST
Visiting one of the many factories on the island is far more interesting than it sounds, and it's great to see how such an essential part of Vietnamese cooking is made. You'll never look at fish sauce in the same way again!
03/08/2017 13:03 BST
26/07/2017 12:02 BST
There are several excellent Lanna museums in Chiang Mai, but the Dhara Dhevi transports you to a bygone era better than any of them. Walking past grand palaces and ornate statues, and strolling through lush paddy fields and tropical gardens, allows you to imagine what the living, working Lanna Kingdom was like.
25/07/2017 13:35 BST
Bangkok is paradise for a food lover. You can't cross a street without the aroma of frying garlic and chillies drawing you in, or smoke pouring from a street grill hitting your nose. Everywhere you go there's a new temptation, whether it's spicy papaya salad, fragrant coconut milk curry or traditional <em>roti</em> pancakes sizzling away.
18/07/2017 13:58 BST
We didn't want to talk about how a beloved public figure might be capable of abuse. But this is a conversation we need to have. Because while public opinion of this case might change, the memory of the mistrust, of the victim blaming, and the vilification of Amber Heard will remain.
05/07/2017 17:00 BST
As the biggest travel destination in Thailand, Phuket encapsulates both the good and bad sides of Thai tourism. I recently spent a month here, and while overcrowded beaches and rowdy bars are part and parcel of resort towns like Patong, scratch beneath the surface and you'll discover a whole other side to this island. From trying traditional Thai experiences, visiting secret beaches and kicking back at the very best hotels, here are my top four reasons to visit Phuket...
05/07/2017 12:54 BST
Writers are often prone to hyperbole, but it's no exaggeration to say that The Siam is Bangkok's best hotel. Rated number one on TripAdvisor, The Siam sits in prime position along the Chao Praya River and provides the perfect blend of antique allure and contemporary comfort.
19/06/2017 12:05 BST
There are few places as entrenched in spirituality, health and wellness as Bali. As such, few places are more suited to a yoga and meditation retreat. This beautiful Indonesian island has its fair share of luxury havens, but critics seem in agreement as to which one is best.
07/06/2017 14:06 BST
Australia is such a vast country that writing an article about the best veggie hotspots would only offer the thinnest insight into the food scene here. Most visitors tend to stick to the ever-popular East Coast, which stretches from Cairns down to Melbourne.
16/05/2017 10:49 BST
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