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Sri Lanka Luxury Escape for Less at Fortress Resort and Spa

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This Sri Lanka luxury escape for less deal is for a 7-night stay at the seafront Fortress Resort and Spa boutique hotel at Koggala, Sri Lanka, which has been designed in the style of Galle’s historic fort and pays homage to Sri Lanka’s Dutch influence. Today’s Sri Lanka luxury escape for less package is at ...

Best Bangkok Old City Heritage Boutique Hotels and Bed and Breakfasts

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The best Bangkok Old City heritage boutique hotels and bed and breakfasts offer an intimate, personal experience, a quaint taste of the past, and a step back in time, as much as a temporary retreat from the Thai capital's chaos and traffic gridlock. It’s fourteen years since our first trip to Thailand and I have to confess ...

Things to Buy in Cairo and Tips for Shopping Khan el Khalili Bazaar

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Things to buy in Cairo include intricately engraved, hand-beaten copper and brass trays, coffee pots and urns, and exquisite mother-of-pearl inlaid wooden boxes and furniture, which have been handcrafted by artisans using centuries-old traditions. Sheesha pipes and incense also make memorable souvenirs. Forget the framed papyrus prints, scarab beetles and sphinx fridge magnets made in ...

Best Singapore Hotels for Views That Will Take Your Breath Away

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The best Singapore hotels for views that will take your breath away range from the unrivalled rooftop panoramas from the 57th floor of Marina Bay Sands Sky Park to the sumptuous Mandarin Oriental's sweeping vistas of Marina Bay Sands and the city skyline. Who doesn’t want a room with a view when you’re on holidays? As ...

Best Bangkok Hotel Swimming Pools from Rooftop Infinity Pools to River Views

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Best Bangkok hotel swimming pools range from luxury towers with rooftop infinity pools boasting dazzling panoramic vistas of the Bangkok city skyline to charming Chao Phraya riverside boutique hotels offering water views from your sun-bed. I have to confess that I’m a water baby. I spent my childhood splashing in the shallow waters of backyard blow-up ...

Luxury Escapes for Less – Book Champagne Packages on a Prosecco Budget

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Luxury Escapes for less – who doesn’t love some affordable luxury? Now, thanks to our new partnership with Luxury Escapes you can book jaw-dropping deals on gorgeous resorts, villas, hotels, and small group luxury tours for less – along with exclusive packages created just for Grantourismo readers. I first heard about Luxury Escapes from some ...

Living like Locals in Darwin – How to Settle Into the Top End’s Sultry Tropical Capital

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Living like locals in Darwin, Australia’s Northern Territory capital, is the best way to appreciate this sultry tropical city’s laidback vibe, rich indigenous culture, ethnic diversity, multicultural neighbourhood markets, and gobsmacking sunsets. For many travellers to Australia, Darwin is little more than the launching pad for more epic adventures east, south (to Alice Springs and ...

Best Hotel Swimming Pools in the World for Some Serious Swimming

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The best hotel swimming pools in the world for swimming must be big pools where you can get in some laps. Whether they’re enchanting courtyard pools lined by palm trees or sleek infinity pools with sweeping sea views, the bigger the better for some serious swimming. Summer is well and truly underway in the northern ...