There are few luxury boltholes much better than a Tuscan villa ... photo by CC user letorri on flickr


France is an all season’s destination with something to offer every season. For skiers, this month is perfect with high levels of snow in the French Alps. The home of fine living does not falter even when the sky is dull and the weather is chilly. It offers the finest resorts in the world including the glitzy Courchevel, Val d’Isere, Tignes and Meribel.

In these glamorous resorts you will find cozy bolt holes in form of ski chalets. Ski chalets in France like these cater for different kinds of travelers and budgets. You can find serviced or self catering chalets depending on your budget and type of holiday. Ski chalets offer excellent facilities, hot tubs, indoor heated pools and fine French cuisine. Some of the best ski chalets in France include the Farm House, Morzine, Haute-Savoie, La Farme du Lac Vert and Snowgums, Briancon, Hautes-Alpes.


Morocco is a destination soaked in rich culture and history well preserved by the traditional riads found in cities. Riads are typical Moroccan buildings built in traditional style where the rooms of the house face a central garden with citrus plants and fountains. They offer a calm and collected atmosphere within the bustling cities.

They have thick walls and tiled walls and floors to protect the inhabitants from heat and noise from the medina. Soak up in the Berber culture in a Moroccan Riad, enjoy spicy tagines and mint tea in the comfort of your exotic riad right in the heart of a bustling medina. Staying in a Moroccan riad not only exposes you to the hardy Berber culture but gives you an opportunity to explore the medina, souks and enjoy the vibrant night life. Marrakech is a popular destination for Riads; they are convenient for those who like exploring the ancient medina.


Tuscany conjures images of rolling hills dotted with quaint villages, verdant vineyards, ancient towns, renaissance art and Italian pizza. It is one of Italy’s top holiday destinations where visitors can enjoy tranquil locations, fine wine and drinks. You can find rustic holiday villas in Tuscany in working farms, hill top villages or next to historic towns. Stay in converted villas and soak up in the rich culture of the Italians.


The Cotswolds region of UK is the land of fairytales, rolling hills, medieval castles, parks, gardens and stunning limestone villages. The breathtaking landscapes of the Cotswolds have been in numerous travel brochures and post cards across the world, and there is always a demand for more.

Stay in a rustic log cabin in the tranquil atmosphere of Cotswolds and enjoy taking part in the numerous activities synonymous with the Cotswolds such as walking, fishing, paragliding, cycling and hiking. Log cabins in the Cotswolds come in different sizes and locations for different kinds of holidays. You can find secluded cabins in wooded areas and parks and waterside log cabins.

They offer stunning views of the Cotswolds with their floor to ceiling glass windows and their strategic locations. Some of the cabins include hot tubs, gyms, kitchens, pools and excellent services.