Tapas, cocktails and Spanish sweets

Tapas, cocktails and Spanish sweets

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Seville is home to everything quintessentially Andalucian – flamenco dancing, bull fighting, passionately celebrated festivals, the scent of orange blossom, swarthy Spaniards, tapas bars and late nights. Accommodation booking agent, visitor host and long time Sevillano, Rocio Sopeña shares her tips for the best places to eat and drink in the city with Holiday Goddess.

How to do a Hamam

How to do a Hamam (Turkish bath)

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With its magical mosques, decadent palaces, harems, spice-filled markets and bazaars, Istanbul is a city of sensual delights where dipping your toe in the waters of a traditional Turkish bath (hamam) is a quintessential experience for any holiday goddess.

Chilling out at the Metropolitan Bangkok

Chilling out at the Metropolitan Bangkok

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On my recent travels I stayed at the gorgeous Metropolitan Hotel in Bangkok. Offering an oasis of calm and cool (both in terms of temperature and hip factor), from the hot hustle and bustle of Bangkok, the Metropolitan is located near the CBD and embassy district and is close to the city’s major attractions including the labyrinth of tea houses and dim-sum restaurants in Chinatown, the Old City, Siam Square and the nightlife of Silom-Sathorn and Patpong.

Eco Beach Wilderness Retreat, Broome

Eco Beach Wilderness Retreat, Broome

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Located in the northwest corner of Western Australia, Broome is one of the most remote towns in Australia. Even more remote is Eco Beach Wilderness Retreat, located 119 kilometres and just over an hour’s drive south of Broome, or 27 nautical miles by boat across Roebuck Bay.