Alessia Horwich

On retreat in Guatemala

With eco hotels and meditation centres, the lakeside town of San Marcos La Laguna, in Guatemala, is turning into an alternative spa retreat - with stunning surroundings as an added bonus Read the guide

Discover the hidden coves of Cassis

Flee the packed beaches of France’s Cote d’Azur and head instead for the secluded coves and warm waters just along the coast near Cassis Read the guide

Waterside Paris

Cool off in the sticky Parisian summer by exploring one of the French capital’s historic waterways or relaxing by a 19th-century pleasure lake Read the guide

Conquering the Pacaya volcano

Climbing up Mesoamerica’s most active volcano at Pacaya, in Guatemala, is tough, but an experience not to be missed - especially the trip down Read the guide

The colonial beauty of Antigua Guatemala

Take a trip back to the time of the conquistadors in the incredibly preserved Antigua, former colonial capital of Guatemala Read the guide