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The Caribbean’s most spectacular hideaways

The Caribbean’s most spectacular hideaways

By on 7 October 2013

We visit the Fendi-designed cliff-top penthouse that might just be the Caribbean’s most sensational place to stay, and reveal four other top contenders

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Monastero Santa Rosa: Where excess and Catholic simplicity go hand in hand

Monastero Santa Rosa: Where excess and Catholic simplicity go hand in hand

By on 25 June 2013

Richard Chapman takes himself off to a nunnery, which may well be the best place for him.

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It’s Spain, but not as we know it: La Residencia, Deià

It’s Spain, but not as we know it: La Residencia, Deià

By on 13 June 2012

Here at Prodigal Towers, we are always putting our own comfort on the line to bring you the very best life has to offer, whether it be what to wear on your wrist, restaurant reviews, automotive updates or, of course, luxury travel. On this occasion, our man Dublo drew the short straw.

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A red wine bath at Les Sources de Caudalie, Bordeaux

A red wine bath at Les Sources de Caudalie, Bordeaux

By on 11 January 2012

Ian Skellern is at it again: living the 5 star lifestyle on a 3 star income. This time he’s taken himself off to a spa in Bordeaux where he is kneaded, soothed, pummelled and pampered – yet still finds time to write us a full report.

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Angsana Ihuru, Maldives: A user guide

Angsana Ihuru, Maldives: A user guide

By on 26 February 2011

Our man in Switzerland, Ian Skellern, has upped sticks and taken himself off to a tropical island in the Maldives. From there, with uncharacteristic smugness, he reports on how much better his life is to ours. Or yours.

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New York, New York: Great shops, lousy TV

New York, New York: Great shops, lousy TV

By on 5 November 2010

As avid, nay, voracious readers of everything published on the infallible and indefatigable Prodigal Guide, you will no doubt be aware that I recently travelled to New York for the first time in otherwise fairly well-travelled life; aware because you will have naturally read, nay devoured, my last missive, I’m in a New York state […]

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I’m in a New York state of conscious being

I’m in a New York state of conscious being

By on 13 September 2010

Please allow me to introduce myself, I’m a man of wealth and taste. Sorry, that’s Mick Jagger, not me; however, while I may be found deficient in both wealth and taste, I am rarely surpassed when it comes to travel. As a Aussie living in Switzerland by way of peregrinations and prambulations throughout Africa, Asia, the Middle […]

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