Paul Richardson


Menorca: the Balearics’ new bag

Chic habitués, gorgeous villas, an emerging art scene: the unsung Balearic island is finally coming into its own. Paul Richardson samples its low-key charms and gets a look at its most exciting new hotel

A sumptuous gastronomic tour of Spain by private jet

From pan con tomate in a Mallorcan hut to chef’s pairings in one of the most Michelin-starred per capita cities on earth – and all by private jet. Paul Richardson is the first to sample a new tour of Spain’s most exalted, and secret, gastronomic delights

Bolivia’s bright new travel dawn

Once an off-the-radar redoubt of outdoor adventurers and shaman seekers, Bolivia is coming into its own, says Paul Richardson, with sleekly appointed house stays, art hotels and cutting-edge restaurateurs popping up amid the otherworldly scenery

Discovering Baja California

South of California lies Mexico’s Baja Peninsula – a land of cinematic desert landscapes and turquoise seas, where myths live large and reality is no less intriguing. Paul Richardson heads south on Route 1

Brazil’s rustic retreats

Within striking distance of the sprawl of Rio and São Paulo are gorgeously rustic redoubts waiting to be discovered – offering varied but uniformly appealing takes on sustainability, elegant design and pampering. Paul Richardson reports

A long weekend in… Madrid

Five years ago, Spain’s capital was laid low. Today it’s another story, says Paul Richardson, as chefs and retailers play with global influences – and contemporary culture suffuses historic spaces with electric new life 

Argentina’s undiscovered northwest

Argentina’s newest crossroads of the fabulous – boutique wines, idyllic inns, heart-stopping vistas and unexpected hits of culture – lies far beyond Córdoba and Mendoza, says Paul Richardson

A long weekend in... Barcelona

From new post-industrial chic arts centres to hip eco-stores and contemporary design hotels, the Catalan capital is fizzing with energy, says Paul Richardson

Nueva Nicaragua

With the opening of its first world-class – and entirely sustainable – hotel, Nicaragua’s reinvention as an eco-luxe destination is gaining pace. Paul Richardson kicks back in the land of lakes and volcanoes

A mellow Balearic beat

Into Mallorca’s plethora of five-star hotels comes a new venture that’s raising the hospitality stakes on the island. Paul Richardson falls for the unexpected tranquillity – and supreme refinement – of this historic ruin turned deluxe retreat