Style and Travel


17 October 2011 1:39 pm

The five-star Hotel Savoy offers luxury and style in the heart of Florence. Located on the Piazza della Repubblica, close…

Top of the drops: Jonathan Ray’s whisky choice

27 August 2011 12:30 pm

I came to malt whisky late and have been making up for lost time ever since. As a result my top five changes on a weekly basis

When the ships come in

27 August 2011 12:00 pm

Ullapool is always lovely, says Mary Wakefield, but one time of year is particularly special …

Western civilisation

27 August 2011 12:00 pm

With four fine galleries and a sardonic wit reminiscent of old Vienna, Glasgow deserves a second look, says Bruce Anderson

What lies beneath

23 July 2011 12:00 am

A diver’s guide to Maldives wildlife, by Neill Ghosh

The first resort

23 July 2011 12:00 am

Tropical island life suits Andrew Neil fine – as long as there’s 24-hour news

Tolstoy bathed here

25 June 2011 12:00 am

Jonathan Dimbleby on the charms of a spa in the North Caucasus

Band of gold

25 June 2011 12:00 am

The historic towns north-east of Moscow give a beautiful glimpse into the dawn of Russian civilisation, says Peter Phillips

Dining with dinosaurs

28 May 2011 12:00 am

Sophia Martelli on the fine flavours of the Jurassic Coast

Cider House rules

28 May 2011 12:00 am

Most of the best ciders come from the West Country and Herefordshire these days, but for me the real cider country is Somerset.

It’s all here

28 May 2011 12:00 am

Sophia Waugh hymns the unique spirit of her home county

Jungle tracks

23 April 2011 12:00 am

Samantha Kuok Leese takes the other Orient Express

Steppe by steppe

23 April 2011 12:00 am

Martin Vander Weyer remembers a remarkable journey through Mongolia

Power lunches: where washington eats

26 March 2011 12:00 am

P.J. Clarke’s This new K Street watering hole has an old-time Washington feel which, coupled with its private dining area Side Car, makes it a favourite of lobbyists, journalists and White House staffers.

DC confidential

26 March 2011 12:00 am

Peter McKay revisits old haunts in a city that combines power, grandeur – and Old South sleepiness

Well trained

26 March 2011 12:00 am

Andrew Petrie journeys from NYC to DC the old-fashioned way

What to hear in Venice

26 February 2011 6:00 am

Easter this year is as late as it can be (24 April), which means Carnival is late, which means that all the restaurateurs, concert-promoters and other public servants have had their winter holiday plans disarranged. Anyone visiting Venice just now will be in constant doubt as to whether their favourite restaurant or shop is open and, if it is, what mood the proprietors will be in.

What to see in Venice

26 February 2011 6:00 am

One day in Venice: a bit like visiting a great restaurant for one canape. But if you only have time for half a dozen paintings, start in the Museo Correr, with Antonello da Messina’s ‘Pietà’.

The beautiful and the damned

26 February 2011 12:00 am

What makes this great city so thrilling, says Douglas Murray, also makes it heartstoppingly fragile

Latin quarter

22 January 2011 12:00 am

Harry Mount tracks Roman footsteps in Provence

Into the maze

22 January 2011 12:00 am

Let Christopher Howse be your guide through the crooked lanes of Toledo

A butler on the beach

18 December 2010 12:00 am

Jeremy Clarke samples the ultimate in relaxation

Make way for the mango

18 December 2010 12:00 am

Natalie Amos returns in luxury to childhood haunts

Caribbean warmth

18 December 2010 12:00 am

Alistair Horne finds Bajans charming, and as warm as their climate

Coastal service

20 November 2010 12:00 am

Christian House rediscovers his bike as postmen abandon theirs