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Honeymoon Destinations off the Beaten Track
7/12/2017
Honeymoon Destinations off the Beaten Track

After your wedding day is over, your journey together is ready to begin. When it comes to planning your honeymoon, why not choose somewhere a little bit different and make your first trip as a married couple a truly unforgettable experience.

You will still find plenty of opportunity for romance, but there may be a hint of the unexpected too. From vibrant Masai Mara to tranquil Portorož, there are so many locations across the globe to consider. Take a look at some of these less frequented honeymoon destinations below which are simply perfect for newlyweds.

Tranquil Gozo

For couples who still want a relaxing break in the sunshine, Gozo can be your own private paradise. This breath-taking ...

Activities and Attractions in Berlin
7/6/2017
Activities and Attractions in Berlin

Shiny and modern, yet displaying traditional grandeur at every turn; destroyed in the Second World War, yet full of sights and landmarks; Germany’s capital Berlin is a hugely interesting destination that must be explored and understood.

If you are looking for a city break destination that is filled with culture, sights and experiences, but that is also enjoyable to simply stroll through and explore away from the main tourist attractions, Berlin is the one, offering something for every type of traveller.

Cultured Berlin

Berlin certainly has a lot to offer visitors looking for a cultural escape, it is a beautifully artistic city that is home to creatives of every type. For visitors that ...

A Guide to Keeping Cool in Hotter Climates
7/5/2017
A Guide to Keeping Cool in Hotter Climates

If you enjoy travelling across the world, you will have to get used to experiencing hot weather a lot of the time, particularly if you have mainly lived at latitudes above 40° north or 30° south, where temperatures are mild and never jump or drop to extremes.

There are lots of things you can do to improve your ability to cope with hotter climates though, allowing you to explore and enjoy the best the world has to offer, however high or low the temperature gets.

Acclimatise

There is a reason why our bodies can’t cope with a wide variety of climates, and it’s called acclimatisation. This is a physiological response that is different to short-term reactions like sweating or shivering ...

Northern Europe In Summer
6/28/2017
Northern Europe In Summer

When most travellers think of Northern Europe, cold temperatures, snow and short days tend to come to mind. However those people who have experienced it will know that in summer the region comes into bloom, and in countries like Iceland, Latvia, Russia and Finland there are all kinds of cultural and natural sights to discover during the warmer months.

Russia

Beautiful all year round, Russia should be at the top of your list of places to visit in Northern Europe. In summer the country enjoys pleasant temperatures and lots of green spaces – certainly the best time of the year to explore all this northerly destination has to offer.

Exploring the western region of the Federation is a good ...

The World's Best Swimming Pools
6/21/2017
The World's Best Swimming Pools

One of the best parts of travelling is enjoying a refreshing swim beneath sunny skies in a beautiful location, wherever you are visiting in the world. On top of this, passing time by relaxing around a pool is enjoyable for both adults and children alike.

Some pools around the world have been designed to perfection to create some amazing experiences for guests and visitors. Below are a list of some of our favourite, inviting and exciting pools situated across the globe.

Infinity Pool, Çırağan Palace Kempinski, Istanbul

Overlooking the Bosphorus River, Çırağan Palace Kempinski has an amazing location within the city, and the luxury hotel has a heated outdoor pool that takes advantage of the ...

Weddings with Kempinski
6/9/2017
Weddings with Kempinski

Wherever you are in the world, your wedding day will always be a magical event. It marks the start of an exciting new journey for every couple, which begins from the very moment the both of you say 'I do'.

Here at Kempinski, we understand the significance of every couple's wedding day, and if you are seeking five-star service across a variety of breath-taking locations, whether that is by the serene blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea or along the romantic canals of Venice, Kempinski is sure to have a destination that is perfect for you.

Take a look below at some of the most beautiful and unique wedding destinations around the world.

What To Do And See In Istria
6/7/2017
What To Do And See In Istria

One of Croatia's best-loved regions, Istria combines the idyllic beauty of the Adriatic with ancient historical attractions, beautiful coastal towns and delicious cuisine. If you are looking for a Mediterranean destination where you can enjoy green countryside, UNESCO heritage sites and dense forests, side-by-side with sunny beaches and lively nightlife, Istria is the place for you.

Historic Istria

Istria's central location has meant that over the years it has been conquered by all kinds of emperors, kings and dictators - Roman, Venetian, French, Austro-Hungarian, Italian, and Yugoslavian. Due to this complex history, the region is dotted with a diverse range of sights, making it a ...

Shopping Festivals of the World
6/1/2017
Shopping Festivals of the World

Whether you love contemporary fashion or have an eye for exotic antiques, one of the most enjoyable aspects of travel is indulging one's inner shopaholic and spending time wandering around shops, souks and markets looking for that perfect souvenir.

You could even try booking your trip at the same time as some of the biggest and best shopping festivals the world has to offer, to ensure you can find the best deals on the greatest choice of items. Here are some of our favourites.

Korea Grand Sale

Taking place over January and February each year, the Korea Grand Sale sees most retailers across the country cutting prices in a bid to tempt shoppers, so whether you are exploring busy Seoul or ...

Around The World In Eight Bites
5/25/2017
Around The World In Eight Bites

Food compliments travel perfectly, and if you are as adventurous with your palate as you are with your destinations, you are certain to find an extensive variety of dishes to try whenever you travel to a new city, region or country. There are so many cuisines out there to experience, but have you tried the following?

Mansaf, Jordan

The national dish of the Middle Eastern country, mansaf features lamb that is seasoned with lots of delicious herbs and spices, cooked in yoghurt and served on rice and flatbread, it is certainly an unforgettable meal. If you are staying at either Kempinski Hotel Aqaba, or Kempinski Hotel Amman you should definitely try this large sharing dish, perfect for ...

China: The Four-Season Nation
5/23/2017
China: The Four-Season Nation

With its breathtakingly beautiful landscapes, China is home to a range of diverse environments. From towering mountain ranges to vast deserts to open grasslands rich in colour, China often experiences heavy rainfall, icy winds and bright sunshine throughout the nation.

Alongside this full spectrum of weather conditions, China offers visitors something different with every visit. This four-season nation is never dull, with its collection of incredible natural wonders and phenomenal architecture spread across a range of contrasting climates.

Into the desert

Scorching temperatures and sand dunes might not be the first image that comes to mind when you think of China, but the country is ...

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