Bhutan: 800 Million Trees, Progress and Tradition
As leaders struggle to control climate change, Solange Hando looks up to Bhutan, the land of Gross National Happiness and the world’s only carbon negative country. GNH was the dream of Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the 4th King (just 17 at the time), a goal firmly enshrined in the Constitution when he set up democracy in […]…
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
Moscato with Modigliani A taste of Turin’s art, culture and gastronomy came to London when luxury travel company Cox & Kings treated us to Art & Aperitivos in the UK’s only gallery devoted to modern Italian art — The Estorick Collection. Imagine savouring food and wines from northern Italy’s Piedmont region alongside portraits by Amedeo […]…
Bhutan arts and crafts
High in the Himalayas, Solange Hando discovers the soul of Bhutan in traditional arts and crafts….
Peru is a country of spectacular contrasts – the bustling capital of Lima houses one third of the country’s 30 million people, while Arequipa, the second largest city a further 1.5million. Both are a must once you’ve flown 11.5 hours to get here….
A South Pacific voyage on a combined cargo and cruise ship with Cox & Kings
There’s an excited buzz on the dockside as Aranui 5 edges into Hakahau harbour against a dramatic backdrop of dagger-like jade green peaks and spires that are a distinctive geographical feature on Ua Pou island. Find out more….
A Culinary Adventure with Cox & Kings
For some reason Peru was never at the top of my list of countries to visit merely because I did not know enough about it. When the opportunity arose back in January to go there I did some research and discovered what a fascinating and historical country it was. So, the week before last myself […]…
Boutique Hideaways from Cox & Kings
The experts at Cox & Kings were set the challenge of coming up with the ultimate collection of boutique luxury hideaways for the discerning traveller. The brief was to identify independently owned, often lesser known boutique / small scale properties that feature the combined pleasures of beautiful design, superb service and a stunning setting. FOR […]…