CORNWALL’S EMERGENCE as a tourist destination shifted the focus from its past in tin and copper mining to its beguiling coastline, fresh seafood scene and collection of entertainment options. And while England’s southwesternmost county may be all paintbox harbors and charming villages by day, the quaintness takes on a nighttime edge worth exploring.
Cornwall is home to a selection of local beers and ales that consistently garner awards. Doom Bar from Sharp’s Brewery and Betty Stogs from Skinners in Truro are two of the best. St. Austell Brewery puts out its perennially popular Tribute Cornish Ale as well as the scandalous Rattlers Cider, a beverage earning notoriety for the shocking speed with which it affects its drinker.
Enjoy your drink like the locals, at one of Cornwall’s lovely historic pubs. The whitewashed Old Ferry Inn in the small village of Bodinnick and the Pandora Inn in Mylor were both built during the 13th century and offer plenty in the way of charm and atmosphere. Insiders looking for a more modern vibe can embrace the scene at LGBTQ+-friendly establishments known for good music, including Basement and Vertigo Truro.
Plan a night out in Penzance at the open-air Minack Theatre, a unique performance venue where live comedy, drama and everything in between takes place on a section of dramatic cliff. Tiered seating faces the sea and a rocky apron thrusting outward toward the churning waves.
The Hidden Hut at Porthcurnick Beach, located close to Portscatho and St. Mawes on the Roseland Peninsula, has long been a local magnet at lunchtime, but those in search of dinner can take part in a seasonal Feast Night. Each feast features a different dish; attendees purchase advance tickets and show up with their own plates, cutlery and wine to enjoy dinner alfresco.
For indoor seating, you can linger over dinner at Restaurant Nathan Outlaw in Port Isaac, where the team in the only Michelin double-starred kitchen in Cornwall does near-magical things with sustainable fish, shellfish and seaweed. There’s one set lunch and one set dinner menu offered; each is a multicourse affair with matching wine flights. The tiny seaside eatery offers fabulous views of the coastline, but reserve your table early.
Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort’s acclaimed Anantara Spa incorporates indigenous practices from world traditions, offering signature experiences individually personalized. And now, two renowned healers, experts in holistic, natural approaches to healing mind, body and spirit, join the celebrated Ibu Jero, High Priestess of Balinese Healers, at the spa.
History and culture are etched into every corner of Greece. Beginning with its language, the oldest written language still in existence, and moving from the traces of passing civilizations and religions to pre-historic findings and works from many movements, there’s a wealth of culture to discover on your next trip to Greece.
It’s time to start dreaming of your next trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through Tulum with us.
While the lure of 10 tasting rooms along the only Urban Bourbon Trail in the United States (and the world) brings almost 19 million visitors to Louisville each year, business and city leaders have plans to grow the city to attract another type of visitor — the sports enthusiast.
Without a doubt, the pandemic changed the role of airports in the travel industry. Hamad International Airport’s role evolved in many ways since the pandemic hit. Now, more than ever, airports are responsible for creating a secure passenger experience. As the gateway to Qatar and the world, the safety and wellbeing of staff and passengers has always been at the core of Hamad International Airport’s strategy.
This holiday season, award-winning oceanfront hotel Prince Waikiki will partner with Miracle Bar’s Sippin’ Santa, making it the first time the state of Hawai’i has hosted a Miracle Bar pop-up. The hotel will turn its outdoor space into a tiki-themed winter wonderland furnished with both classic and Hawai’ian-inspired holiday decorations. The exclusive holiday cocktail event will be open Dec. 1–31, daily 4–10 p.m.
If you’ve ever dreamt of experiencing the good life of Florence’s great families — but in a modern context — Antica Torre di Via Tournabuoni 1 more than fulfills the requirements. The former private villa in its newly reinvigorated state (completed during the pandemic) offers a full-on Florentine immersion, whether you are traveling on business, pleasure or some mix of both. The location (the physical and cultural center of Florence) and the mid-13th-century building’s conversation-starting pedigree (built by the Guelf-Ruggerini family and owned by the Gianfigliazzi family) are two of the most important selling points. However, it’s what the current management has done to make the property relevant to 21st-century travelers that makes it worth checking into.
GBTA’s Convention 2021 will bring the business travel industry together for the first time in a long time. Once again, you’ll learn and connect with experts and each other, along with discussions with leading thinkers, entrepreneurs and change makers addressing the issues that matter most.
Research conducted by money.co.uk reveals, out of 40 global cities reviewed, the 10 best cities in the world for art and culture lovers, with four of the top 10 located in the United States. The rankings factored in the number of art galleries, museums, monuments, street art and architecturally notable buildings.