Travel Reviews

Chamonix: Hitting the heights in the Alps

All that separates us from a two-mile drop is a few inches of glass – and a pair of slippers. Welcome to The Step into the Void, a glass box jutting out of the rocks high above Chamonix in the French Alps. The ‘box’, at a dizzying 3,842m on the […]

The Roxburghe Hotel: Sporting break in Scotland

Stepping over the threshold at the The Roxburghe Hotel and Golf Course, guests are left in no doubt they are in Scotland. From the tartan carpets and the roaring fires in grand grates, to the antlers adorning the walls, this hotel gives the full Scottish country house experience. The main hall […]

Les Orres: Horsing around in the French Alps

  Skiing can be an uncertain sport at the best of times. Variable snow conditions, changeable weather, other skiers, debatable ability. And that’s before you introduce a horse into the equation. I am wearing skis and a helmet – but holding onto a rope attached to a horse. Welcome to […]