A Singular Honeymoon - Part 2

Greek Islands - Santorini After the wonder of my brief time in Italy, I caught a hopper flight, or two, to Santorini. Aegean Air are a...

A Singular Honeymoon - Part 1

The Lonelymoon Once upon a time, not so long ago, I was single, terminally single, and it dawned on me, a passionate and romantic...

Global Roman - Rome and The Eternal City

To begin, what hasn't been said about Rome already? It's either one of your favourite places or it's something of a disappointment, but...

Putting It All Together - Trip Building.

Where does it all start when it comes to planning a trip? For some, it's an invitation somewhere, whether it be to a wedding or a family...

The Perils of Trip Advisor

Torre di Bellosguardo - A Love Story Now before I go on, I must explain that I don't think Trap Advisor is a bad thing, or even Trip...

OST - Why and Who... and What?

I'm not rich, firstly. I work a regular job, but one that affords me time off at Christmas and a mid year break. I'm British but live in...

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...

All Dressed Up With Somewhere To Go

Everyone is doing their bit in this photograph taken in Venice. The eye is naturally drawn to the figure in the background, who...

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...