Le Boat introduces a new wave of innovative pleasure cruisers following a €15M agreement with Delphia Yachts

Demand for inland waterways boating holidays is at an all-time high, and Le Boat, Europe’s largest operator of self-drive boating holidays, understands that to thrive in the competitive boating holiday market, innovation and investment is key. Which is why they’ve decided to shake up the industry with a €15M agreement with luxury boat builder Delphia Yachts. Together they’re bringing a new wave of elegant and innovative pleasure cruisers […]

5 reasons you should ski the French alps with France Montagnes

Appointed three stars by the Michelin Guide this year, the baroque Le Bouitte is nestled at the entrance to Les 3 Vallées, the largest ski area in the world. Taste the winter creations of father and son team René and Maxime Meilleur, from crozets with beaufort “risotto style”, chanterelles and wild sorels, to fresh strawberries, […]

No it’s not Planet of the Apes! It’s the coolest place for powder in Japan

Best for off-slope adventuring: Shiga Kogen, Honshu Shiga is the place Australians are heading to for off slope adventuring with its endless powder and cultural experiences. Take a trip to the natural hot springs of Jigokudani Wild Monkey Park and witness Japan’s legendary snow monkeys bathing in the wild. There are temples, hiking trails and great food. Hotel […]

Your essential guide for tipping in Europe

Are you visiting a country where tipping is customary or required? Appreciated but not expected? Or practically unheard-of? The truth is, tipping rules vary from country-to-country, from region-to-region, and from scenario-to-scenario. For example, a simple rounding up of the bill may be fine in some places, but insufficient, or even rude in others. These kinds of uncertainties […]

Your essential guide to tipping in Latin America and the Caribbean

Are you visiting a country where tipping is customary or required? Appreciated but not expected? Or practically unheard-of? The truth is, tipping rules vary from country-to-country, from region-to-region, and from scenario-to-scenario. For example, a simple rounding up of the bill may be fine in some places, but insufficient, or even rude in others. These kinds of uncertainties […]

Your essential tipping guide for North America

Are you visiting a country where tipping is customary or required? Appreciated but not expected? Or practically unheard-of? The truth is, tipping rules vary from country-to-country, from region-to-region, and from scenario-to-scenario. For example, a simple rounding up of the bill may be fine in some places, but insufficient, or even rude in others. These kinds of uncertainties […]