The Maldives

The small island nation of the Maldives is so dreamy it borders on the surreal. A string of more than a thousand islands all but skim the Indian Ocean’s surface: tiny dots of paradise, blessed with snow-white sand and encircled by turquoise lagoons. Just 200 of the islands are inhabited, the rest veer between total wilderness and stunning one-resort hideaways. Super romantic, many come to the Maldives for total R&R, a place that is all about escapism, islands on which to slow down, relax, recuperate and spend quality time with loved ones.

Bora Bora vs Maldives

14th February 2020
by Rhodri Andrews

Turquoise waters? Tick. Powder-soft beaches? Tick. Overwater bungalows? Tick. Robinson Crusoe vibes and total isolation? Tick. Bora Bora and the Maldives are two tropical paradises that charge the imagination of anyone looking for an exotic island escape. On the surface, it’s difficult to separate the two when trying to decide where to go for your […]

Celebrate the end of exam season in style!

12th February 2020
by James Bell

Now, if you’re like my wife and I, you have just endured the pain, frustration and, dare I say it, anger of our 16-year-old daughter’s mock GSCEs, you will be probably thinking you deserve a break without your children. But these are only the mocks and after the real things in June, both you and […]

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