At Chic we pride ourselves on our destination and resort knowledge, built up over many years of travelling regularly to all of our featured areas. Our approach is candid, and we prefer to give our clients factual truths, not alternative truths.
Chinese New Year starts on the 27th January and runs for at least 5 days. 2017 is the year of the Rooster.
There are 12 animal signs, operating on a 12 year cycle, so recent previous years of the Rooster were 1945 / 1957 / 1969 / 1981 / 1993 & 2005. Roosters are known to be trustworthy, diligent and conscientious.
In 2017 the Thai New Year (also called Songkran) falls at virtually the same time as the Easter holiday.
Songkran is the 13th April but the celebrations start at least a day in advance, and go on for several days after. Easter Good Friday is the 14th April and Sunday the 16th.
A cold spell, known as the Artic Blast, is travelling across Europe and it brought an unexpected day of snow to the people of Athens.
With immediate effect, Thailand has banned any vaporisers, E-cigarettes or refills. These will be confiscated upon arrival, and if you abuse the law by using within Thailand, you will be at least fined, or at worse imprisoned.
A great day in Barbados and an interesting one in St Vincent and Mustique. After visiting MH’s family in Dominica for Christmas, it was my turn to visit my family in Barbados. I just love the island – it has so much to offer. The beaches on the west coast are super, but I would […]
Wishing you everything good over the festive season and into the New Year
Just as there is no such thing as the best hotel – just the right one, the same applies to destinations and resorts. Go to the Maldives if you want total chillout relaxation. If you don’t enjoy watersports, spa treatments, and probably each other, it is probably not the place for you…
David attended the 2016 International Luxury Travel Market show in Cannes.
The show is held annually each December in Cannes. For buyers it is by invitation only, and this year was DK ‘s 12th attendance at the show.
Thailand is a fantastic family destination, with so many unique attractions. Whether you decide to relax by the beach, or want to explore, maybe getting up close and personal with the Elephants, you are spoiled for choice.
Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece and they are planning to pay a grand tribute to the late and great Leonard Cohen.
The words “Here lived and loved Leonard Cohen” may soon adorn one of their busy streets.
We are delighted to welcome two wonderful new properties to our CHIC family. Both Mediterranean gems are set high up in the hills and offer their own unique charm. One is authentically boutique, and the other is a luxury village-like resort. They both offer some truly incredible facilities and activities. We are confident that you will enjoy them as much […]