Why you should pick Lille over Paris for your next

Living in London, I’ve made several trips to Paris over the years, and every time I go I fall back in love with its iconic sights, delectable cuisine and world-class culture. But there’s no question that like many other cities in Europe, Paris is feeling the strain of overtourism, with conditions ever more crowded for locals and visitors alike. […] Read More

Enjoy your hotel as a haven and gateway

Luxurious destinations for extraordinary escapes, L.V.X. Collection hotels and resorts offer an effortless, upscale way to stay in style wherever you travel while easily exploring what’s unique about your environs. From cosmopolitan locales to natural settings, get ready for standout experiences both in and near these hotels. City sojourns are always exhilarating. Find tranquility and […] Read More

Climb your first ‘fourteener’ on these 10 beginner-friendly peaks

Mountains not only request, but demand respect. With feet of snow, hurricane-like winds, little oxygen and their own weather, it’s remarkable we get windows into their world at all. Some are still unclimbed, others invite us in. If you are physically fit but just starting out as a mountaineer here are a few ‘fourteeners’ – mountains […] Read More

5 alternative winter sports and where to try them

Whether you’re a winter sport daredevil or only in it for the mulled wine, dust off your mittens for these alternative winter sports. Give standard skiing and snowboarding a wide berth with a few frosty favourites perfect for beginners, or test your snowy sport expertise by scaling ice or soaring up high. There’s an avalanche […] Read More