During the colder months, the sleepy villages of rural England possess a unique charm that may inspire the great and the good.
The jazz capital of the United States of America, New Orleans, is known for its French heritage, sense of fun and is famous for the masks, floats and beads of the annual Mardi Gras celebrations.
Just an hour by train from hectic Paris, the Loire Valley is a cultural oasis renowned for fairytale castles, sumptuous chateau, incredible gastronomy and unparalleled natural beauty.
Barcelona has always been slightly surreal. The inspiration for artists including Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró and Pablo Picasso, and a living monument to the bizarrely wonderful architect Antoni Gaudí, the city has been described by locals as the ‘great enchantress’. A pulsating, sun-kissed place that displays a sense of style unrivalled in the rest of Spain, it is little…