Phileas French

Travel Writer

Phileas French

Phileas French

Travel Writer | Exploring every country in the world, one adventure at a time

Ten Things You Need to Know about Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa

Image may contain: 1 person, outdoor  Anyone planning a visit to a new all-inclusive resort knows the feeling of euphoria giving way to dread. You’ve made a massive investment in a leap into the unknown. Sure, it looks super nice on the website. But you have made the mistake of reading the one-star reviews on TripAdvisor and now you think you’re all paying through the nose to s...
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Four Great October Half Term Destinations

For the October half term holidays, which for many schools last a fortnight, there are four truly inspiring destinations that are hard to beat for a genuine change of scene and pace. Morocco does cool down somewhat in the autumn, but still has temperatures in late October which bear very favourable comparison with Northern Europe. Though not its c...
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Five Romantic Villas to Propose to Your Loved One

Making a marriage proposal ranks right up there as one of life’s most exciting yet nerve-wracking experiences. Once you have decided to pop the question, where soon becomes a pressing query. It’s essential to make sure you’ve found the perfect place to hear that one word “yes”. As fuel for the imagination, here are five gorgeous places for lovers. ...
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A Hot Tub in a River?

IMG_4269Yes. A hot tub in a river. This was one of many delights I was promised by my guide on my first ever trip to Dominica, Pepper, the legendary local expert with his unmistakeable vehicle. There's plenty more to tell but I just had to put the word out there about this mind-blowing natural phenomenon. Set on the far back of an Edenic black sand r...
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My Guest Blog on Nassau for The Adventure Travel Shop

I was really pleased to have the opportunity to be a Guest Blogger for The Adventure Travel Shop, it was one of my very first gigs, and I wrote about family holidays in the Bahamas at the Atlantis Resort. We were attracted to Atlantis Resort in The Bahamas for our last family break because it seemed to offer an easy introduction to the Caribbean f...
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