The perfect family hotel in the south of France

Terre Blanche, France

Ruth Jackson checked into Terre Blanche, a wonderful family hotel in the south of France that’s bigger than Monaco.

Six grand Budapest hotels

Gresham Palace, Budapest

From a former stationery factory to Habsburg-era majesty, Ruth Jackson looks at six of the finest places to stay in the Hungarian capital.

The best hotels on the Turkish coast

Jumeirah Bodrum Palace hotel, Bodrum, Turkey

Ruth Jackson picks six of the most luxurious hotels on the Turkish coast.

Live like royals in St Petersburg


For years St Petersburg has lacked top-notch hotels, says Ruth Jackson. But that’s all changed with Four Seasons’ recently renovated Lion Palace.

Where to stay in Stockholm

Lydmar Hotel, Stockholm

An Art Nouveau redbrick townhouse and a grand hotel in a fantastic central location in the Swedish capital.

Four of the best resorts in Antigua

Jumby Bay, Antigua

From a private island paradise to a zen-style spa, Ruth Jackson looks at four of the most luxurious resorts on the Caribbean island.

A break from reality in Vietnam

Bai Tram Hideaway Resort, Quy Nhon, Vietnam

Ruth Jackson looks at six of the most exciting hotels and resorts Vietnam has to offer.

Where to stay in Rajasthan

Sujan Rajmahal Palace, Rajasthan

Opulent palace in Jaipur’s old town and a secluded hunting lodge in central Rajasthan on the banks of a lake.

The best resorts in the Philippines

El Nido, Pangulasian Island

From a diver’s paradise to villas tucked away in a mangrove, Ruth Jackson looks at the Philippine’s best resorts.

The best places to stay in Marrakesh

Palais Namaskar, Marrakesh

From palatial hotels to exotic riads, Ruth Jackson looks at where to stay in the heart of Morocco.

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