For some serious tropical island R&R, The Library in Koh Samui is the place to go. Situated on an exquisite Thai island, this boutique hotel spoils guests with its minimalist Oriental design, fine dining and world-class service. You need never leave the tranquillity of its red pool, as you sip cocktails or nibble fresh coconut and watch the turquoise and emerald waves lap the powder-white shore. Visit the hotel’s incredible library (which includes DVDs), before retreating to your Jacuzzi bath before dinner on a moonlit beach, transformed into… Read More
African Black Oystercatchers taking off, Malgas Ilsand, Western Cape, South Africa
Peter Chadwick uses his lens to artfully capture the lives of seabirds whose existence is under threat, but whose hope is presented in our seeing the truth. As a dedicated conservationist, Chadwick has 30 years’ experience in terrestrial and marine protected area management. He’s worked in some of Africa’s most special wild places, including the Kgalagadi Desert, the Drakensberg Mountains and the sub-Antarctic Prince Edward Islands…. Read More
The crystal clear waters of the Arabian Gulf frame the sophisticated city of Abu Dhabi as it rises from the dramatic desert.
With over 700km of beautiful coastline and a plethora of natural islands, surrounded by warm waters that are home to a magnificent array of fish and marine life, Abu Dhabi’s inhabitants also count the stately dugong, graceful dolphins and hawksbill sea turtles, not to mention majestic falcons and the Arabian greyhound, otherwise known as the Saluki.
This is a land of awe-inspiring desert, of cooling oases and dramatic rocky mountain heights. The landscape’s legacy is a cultural kaleidoscope forged… Read More
Tanzania is a go-to holiday destination for sun worshipers around the globe and it’s easy to see why. Kilometres of white, sandy beaches stretch along the array of islands where underwater ecosystems come to life beneath bright blue waters. The Zanzibar archipelago may be the most well-known island, but 160km south is an archipelago of inland bays and lagoons, towering palm groves dotted with ancient eight-century ruins and one of the most interesting marine ecosystems and coral reefs in Tanzania. Once a safe haven for ships traversing ancient maritime routes across the seas, now, with the help of an… Read More