A Humble Seville Servant

Northern Europeans arrived in force to help out with their holiday cash as best they could, happily sun drunk amongst the bougainvillea and

" Tourist Go Home ! "

Flight and airport lounge time might be better spent Googling Charlemagne than gargling Champagne and asking for a Turkish coffee in Greece

Becoming, More Like Amalfi

The scariness of the drive shouldn't actually detract you from the beauty itself.... After all, the only cars and buses that go careerin

To AirBnB or Not to AirBnB

Just a quick one as I've been getting a lot of questions about searching for accommodation on AirBnB but then contacting the owners...

OST's Top Ten Stays of 2016

Honourable Mention - Hotel Al Ponte Antico, Venice Hotel Al Ponte Antico would have made the top end of the list of best stay for 2016...

OST's Top Ten Stays of 2016

1. Aenaon Villas - Santorini Congratulations to George & Alexandra, who have won many more prestigious awards than this, my humble...

OST's Top Ten Stays of 2016

2. Captain Zeppos, Milos Sometimes privilege and luxury don't cost the earth, come with 5 Stars and require Hotel staff to wait on you...

OST's Top Ten Stays of 2016

3. Ozen by Atmosphere, The Maldives Atmosphere have just about got it right with the concept of Ozen. This bran new 'all inclusive'...

OST's Top Ten Stays of 2016

4. Hotel Caesar Augustus - Capri Capri is in renaissance. Often a tagged on day trip from the other increasingly popular honeymoon...

OST's Top Ten Stays of 2016

5. Maison la Minervetta, Sorrento, Italy It's very hard to know where to begin with a review of Maison la Minervetta. Arriving by...

OST's Top Ten Stays of 2016

6. Casa Buonocore, Positano The only things that might deter you from staying at the wonderful Casa Buonocore, are the steps. There are...

OST's Top Ten Stays 2016

7. Chalet Datcha - Les Collons, Switzerland When, usually around the Christmas period, I travel to the Alps, I love to arrive via one...

OST's Top Ten Stays of 2016

8. Mykonos Grand Hotel - Mykonos The Complete Luxury Hotel Experience I have stayed at the Mykonos Grand Hotel on many occasions now and...

OST's Top Ten Stays 2016

9. Victoria's at Ewingsdale Byron Bay Hinterland - Peace and Tranquility Byron Bay is known throughout the world as one of the finest...

OST's Top Ten Stays of 2016

10. Glyndwr Vineyard - The Vale of Glamorgan, Wales Peaceful, beautiful, simple. Glyndwr Vineyard, Wales' largest and oldest vineyard...

Milos - Dreamscapes & Dream Escape.

Whenever I think of Milos, I am filled with dread. Don't get me wrong, it is my most favourite place in the world right now. A gem in the...

Aenaon Villas - Santorini's Jewel

The winners of the World Boutique Hotel Awards 2016 were recently announced in November at a glittering gala dinner held at the Merchant...

5 Star Hotels - A Users Guide.

As I've mentioned before, the best hotel isn't always the right hotel for you. Often the swankiest beast in town is full of guests who...