The British climate means natural Vitamin D is harder to come by at the start of the year. For the price of a plane ticket, here’s where to find some sunshine – plus plenty of good food and R&R along the way.
Cancún is Mexico’s choice for partying, luxury resorts, azure waters and bleach-white sands – the type you rarely see outside holiday brochures. Oh, and an underwater art museum. ‘Luxury’ is certainly the operative word for the dining options here too – there’s Japanese seafood on the waterfront at Tora; Mediterranean fine dining at Fantino; and award-winning modern Mexican dishes at Le Chique. For something more relaxed, head to La Destileria for tacos and tequila overlooking the lagoon.
Almost every year in recent memory, Bangkok was named the most visited city in the world. Why? It has a cuisine among the richest, and a thriving nightlife culture, while popularity among backpackers means it’s used to looking after travellers on a tight budget. Dining options include Sra Bua’s Thai-inspired haute cuisine; top notch Japanese-Korean cuisine Akira Back; and traditional Thai dishes in elegant surroundings at Thara Thong. Diners with a head for heights can enjoy dinner with a view at Mahanakhon Bangkok SkyBar, Thailand’s highest restaurant.Continue Reading