UK staycation: A review of The Swan Hotel in Hay-on-Wye

Great British boltholes: A grand four-star hotel in the ‘town of books’ that provides charm from a different era (these days, that’s a novel approach) The Swan in Hay-on-Wye has undergone a £1.5 million refurbishment A sweeping staircase leads up to 19 ‘generously

Caribbean holidays: A review of The Crane Resort in Barbados

As Barbados celebrates the 55th anniversary of its independence and becomes the world’s newest republic, what better time to visit this beautiful Caribbean island. Prince Charles attended the celebrations and hailed the creation of the republic a ‘new beginning’ for the island