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Caribbean: Four Seasons Resort, Nevis

Still ahead of its game after 25 years, this big-name, world-class resort offers much for families looking for familiar comforts, finds Bella Bathurst

Caribbean: Montpelier Plantation and Beach, Nevis

A former sugar plantation, this intimate hotel is infused with Caribbean charm and boasts a welcome as warm as the temperature in high season, says Bella Bathurst

Caribbean: Golden Rock Inn, Nevis

With its eye-popping interiors, exceptional service and easy-going vibe, this arty Caribbean sanctuary is one secret you won’t want to share with friends, says Bella Bathurst

Winds of change: Nevis goes green

In the global race to be the first truly green state, tiny, unassuming Nevis is the unlikely contender taking on the eco superpowers. Bella Bathurst discovers the innovative Caribbean island that could change the world

The hottest hotels in Mauritius

Mauritius: sun, sand, sea and lots of sprawling resorts – right? Well, yes, and many of them heart-stoppingly gorgeous. But there are other ways to ‘do’ the island if you’re looking for something a bit different

Italy: Pine Lodge Dolomites, Selva Gardena

Outdoor hot tub, resident butler, bespoke decor... You’ll want for nothing at this five-star chalet in the Dolomites (there’s even an adventure concierge). Philip Wilson heads for the mountains

50 reasons New Europe is taking over the world: Part 2

Europe may be a familiar continent, but it's also an ever-evolving environment to be considered afresh. Here, High Life reveals the next generation of European experiences and personalities

Six of the world’s best remote villas

Issy D’Arcy Clark scouts out six secluded villas that let you escape the crowds

Six of the best golf courses in Europe

Far from being a good walk spoiled, a world-class golf course can make a great holiday really go with a swing. Matthew Dunn, sports reporter for the Daily Express rounds up six of the finest in Europe

Cairns: Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore

Cairns isn’t all about partying and parrotfish. Travel just half an hour north and you’ll find Alamanda Palm Cove – set on a picturesque beach sweep it ticks the boxes for a quiet, relaxing escape says Ianthe Butt

Hot hotels 2016: part one

From seven-star high-rises to design trailblazers, Issy D’Arcy Clark reports on the best new hotels set to open around the world in 2016 and beyond

Keith's connections: Where to celebrate Christmas

This month, BA's executive chairman shares the best destinations for celebrating Christmas (or avoiding it...)

Dubai: Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

A hotel that is the epitome of the 'everything in excess' Dubai lifestyle – the outrageous ostentation of the Burj Al Arab must be seen to be believed, says Issy D'Arcy Clark

Costa Rica: top five adventures for kids

Magical rainforests and long stretches of coastline make Costa Rica the perfect place to take the little ones. Emily Shea uncovers five of the best fun filled activities that all the family can enjoy

Egypt: Baron Palms Resort, Sharm el Sheikh

With seductive Moorish architecture, plenty of dining options and a private beach, the only reason to leave this Red Sea hideaway is for the spectacular diving

In at the deep end: wild swimming in the Caribbean

It’s a trend that arguably started when Captain Webb swam the English Channel in1875. Now thousands are open-water swimming the world’s rivers, lakes and oceans. Ann Hartland takes the plunge in the Caribbean Sea to cover 20 miles over five days

Caribbean: Coral Reef Club, Barbados

Colonial charm, courteous service and a country house feel... Little wonder this grande dame is one of the best-loved hotels on the island, says Ianthe Butt

Morocco: Riad Tarabel, Marrakech

This riad combines all the magic of Marrakech with plenty of Gallic charm and flair, thanks to its owners. Harriet Green falls in love

Caribbean: Cap Maison Luxury Resorts and Spa, St Lucia

This former sugar plantation is now an intimate beach resort with a welcoming atmosphere and comfort in abundance. Laury Smith relaxes in style

Egypt: Four Seasons Resort, Sharm el Sheikh

With world-class diving on its doorstep, a blissfully decadent spa and Four Seasons’ brand of sophisticated service, this is one of Sharm’s most tranquil hideaways

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