Although the idea of taking an entire selection of great holiday reads abroad in one portable easy-to-use tablet is tempting, booksellers everywhere suggest that our relationship with e-books cannot surpass our relationships with books. Interacting with a book, turning its pages, seeing it transform from being untouched to gathering stains and dog-eared pages, gives us a tangible emotional attachment to it as a physical object. … Continue reading Holiday Reading – why choose books over e-tablets?
Forget the past pre-conceptions of Colombia, over the last few years this South American gem has become far more than a destination for intrepid back-packers and the destination for anyone looking for an alternative luxury holiday in South America. Here are three top reasons to head to Colombia. Cartagena A maze of beautiful cobbled streets, leafy plaza’s and friendly, vibrant locals this old town is … Continue reading Three reasons to head for Colombia
For innovative ideas on Christmas presents this year, look no further than The Luxury Travel Fair for inspiration (Olympia, London, 4-7 November). There is a superb collection of travel related products to make 2010’s Christmas stocking something spectacular, with an original and luxurious touch. Presents to purchase at the fair include his and hers Elemis essentials collection; Harvey Nichols food and drink products with everything … Continue reading Christmas Shopping at the Luxury Travel Fair