At OutThere we have always believed in the power of positivity, inspiration and dreams; and at this time more than ever, it is important to let your minds continue to travel. So we hope you enjoy “The Experientialist” – our compendium of curated, uplifting travel treats and delights – a digital 'good-news paper' designed to stimulate your senses and bring the wonderful world of experiential travel to you.. After all, it is our senses that connect us to the outside world and our hope is that through this, we can all add greater enjoyment to our everyday lives by feeding them.
#keepyourmindtravelling

Experientialist

Palau, Photography by Davor Rostuhar, courtesy of Sustainable Travel International

Palau Bureau of Tourism:
Green cuisine

It'd be awfully unsustainable to keep good news to ourselves, wouldn’t it? Especially when it's this big: Palau, the South Pacific island nation of our experie...
Shangri-La London Suite

Shangri-La London:
Blue sky thinking

They usually call this time of year the lazy, hazy days of summer – but not for London's hotels, as many of them are set to reopen in the coming weeks after th...
Amalfi Coast Italian Riviera Italy with Ahoy Club

Sail the Italian Riviera with Ahoy Club

Just like the ultimate comeback queen herself, Italy is rebounding around as a destination, vying to get our attentions after its few months of bad press. And...
Shakti Himalayas 360 India

Head for the hills at 360° Leti

After the trials and tribulations of the last few month, fresh mountain air would be just the tonic! But why head to the Alps, when you can aim much higher (li...
Oetker Collection Hotel Du Cap Eden Roc

Fly away with the Oetker Collection

When there's a will, there's always a way – especially for devotees of the Oetker Collection who may be having withdrawl symptoms– to access its magnificent Ma...
Trancoso by Martin Perry

The Ultimate Hideaway: Trancoso, Brazil

"The charms of Trancoso, Brazil aren’t lost on its locals, ask any of them where the best place in the world to live is and the answer will consistently be...
Lopud 1483, Lopud, Croatia

Lopud 1483
Monastery of arts

We just returned from confession and guess what? Our priest slipped us a secret we thought a sin not to share: opening for the first time since its desertion i...
Blue Apple Beach Club, Cartagena, Colombia is available for the ultimate buyout

Host a Blue Apple beach party

Today, our minds wander over to Cartagena, Colombia to the beautiful island of Tierra Bomba, a little piece of the Caribbean that's part of the Latin American ...
Deplar Farm Iceland with Eleven Experience

Escape to Deplar Farm

Iceland is on everyone's hotlist at the moment, with its borders open and wide open landscapes and spaces taunting those in search of an escape to visit. We've...
Soneva Fushi Maldives launches buyout package

Get castaway at Soneva Fushi

We understans that perhaps a desert-island getaway is not the social life you may want after all this physical distancing, but listen to what Soneva Fushi has ...
Scenic Eclipse, Arctic

Scenic Eclipse:
Pole position

Been contemplating an Arctic adventure in 2021? The world’s first discovery yacht, Scenic Eclipse, should be all over your radar, then. An ultra-luxe 550 ft. v...
Thorpe Manor by Luxury Cotwolds Rentals

Bathe in Britain

We are a little embarrassed to admit that the first thing that caught our eye about this property was a Swedish hot-tub! Because Thorpe Manor is quite the atte...
Khayelitsha Cape Town South Africa photography by Martin Perry

Lens on Khayelitsha

"Most visitors to Cape Town see nothing but the trappings of prosperity, and of course, natural beauty. However, just a few kilometers away from the city c...
The NoMad Hotel London, London, UK

The NoMad London:
The curtain rises

We’ve got some show-stopping news for fans of the British capital: London’s West End is preparing to welcome one of the most eclectic hospitality brands to hav...
Amsterdam, where you can now have socially distanced dining on a boat, if you stay at the Sofitel Legend The Grand

Time for some floating tea

In an effort to innovate and get creative when it comes to socially-distanced F&B, the Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam are offering guests the opportuni...

Cookson’s first trip out to Iceland

Are you still talking green shoots? Well, at Cookson Adventures, they're staring at the post-COVID tree! We have learnt that after months of being grounded, th...
Illustrations for 14 poems by CP Cavafy by David Hockney showing at the Zebra One Gallery London

Celebrate David Hockney

This time next week it'll be David Hockney's 83rd birthday, so how better to celebrate it than checking out a London-based exhibition, featuring some of his wo...
Rome photography by Martin Perry

At home, in Rome

"It's no surprise that Fellini chose Rome to film La Dolce Vita in. Every corner of the 'Eternal City' is a movie set, so it's no wonder filmmakers have us...
Four Seasons App is the future of luxury travel

Have a chat with Four Seasons

Over the past few months has gone some way to innovate the way the luxury hospitality industry works. While hoteliers and travel providers alike strive the 'br...
Aman begins phased reopening of hotels worldwide

Rejoice as Aman reawakens

We're thrilled to report that our friends over at Aman, the collection of sophisticated, sublime and intimate retreats has begun a phased and optimistic reopen...

Abercrombie & Kent:
Highland fling

It’s a hole-in-one for friends of kilts, bag pipes and all things Scottish: with the UK’s northernmost country preparing for a tourism revival this summer, we’...
Vintage Projector by Noom Peerapong / Unsplash

Watch: Shortfest Palm Springs

Short-film fans, we have some news. Because you will have missed this summer's fix of the Palm Spring's International Short Film Festival, a.k.a. Shortfest 202...
The Peninsula Beverley Hills teaches us to make high tea from home

Pour over: Afternoon tea in Beverly Hills

"But... but... but," we hear you cry. Surely afternoon tea is an English thing? Well perhaps, but the #Experientialist has supped and dined out on some stunnin...
Midsummer in Swedish Lapland Sweden, photography by Martin Perry

Enjoy Midsommar in Swedish Lapland

"Midsummer – in fact all of summer – in Swedish Lapland is absolutely magical, a celebration of life and love in the subdued hues of the never-setting sun,...
Château Troplong Mondot, Bordeaux, France

Château Troplong Mondot:
Terroir for two

Weekend getaways hardly come more romantic than a foray to the French countryside, though – mon Dieu – we very nearly dropped our beret, hearing about the ulti...
Malta is the world's second best dive site

Celebrate World Oceans Day in Malta

Today is the 28th anniversary of World Oceans Day, the collaborative conservation project with a network of leaders in 140 countries worldwide. It provides the...
Five Star Greece offers up some mouthwatering virtual cooking classes to Keep Your Mind Travelling

Cook up a Greek storm with Angelina

Want to master some Greek soul food? You should be slouvaki! Well, in fact you are – thanks to our friends at Five Star Greece the upscale villa company (who t...
Tahiti a paradise island that welcomes LGBT OutThere travellers

Speaking Tahitan

La Orana! Manuia! We have been brushing up on his "Reo Tahiti", the language spoken on the French Polynesian Island, as he was slated to visit just before the ...
The Capitol Tokyu concierge Etsuke Higashide gives OutThere her inside tips on luxury Tokyo

Inside track: Akasaka, Tokyo

We simply adore Tokyo, Japan. But we acknowledge that it isn't an easy city to navigate sometimes. First, there's language challenges, albeit that's changing a...
Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain by Martin Perry

Get snap happy in Mallorca

"There's something about the light on the Balearic island of Mallorca, that has attracted artists and photographers here to capture its beauty for centurie...
Okinawa, Japan is a place where residents live to a ripe old age. The #Experientialist uncovers its secrets

Tips from an Okinawian centurian

We're not talking about Roman soldiers here, although the capital of Italy is imploring OutThere travellers to return to the ancient city ... but we made a cal...
Swedish Midsommar in Varmland features an innovative dining experience called Table for One by Bordforen

Table for one in Värmland, Sweden

With "Midsommar" (ignore the movie, it's a million times less scary than that) on the horizon, we head to Värmland (yes, how apt) for a glimpse of the quaint S...
Architect Bill Bensley's exclusive interview for OutThere at Baan Botanica

At home with Bill Bensley

In an exclusive video interview, we have a nose around superstar architect's Bill Bensley's Bangkok home and studio, Baan Botanica, that he shares with his par...
Global hotel brand ACCOR reignites the love for travel in new campaign

Reignite the love for travel with Accor

The #Experientialist couldn't say it better himself – but his love for travel never faded. In any case, Accor has started to reopen some of its hotels around t...
In the mood for love by Wong Kar Wai, part of which was shot in Bangkok, Thailand's Chinatown

Bangkok on film

Many of you will know that Bangkok is one of our top favourite cities in the world. In fact, we love all of Thailand and miss it dearly. To help us (and you), ...
The San Diego Ballet is offering online classes to #KeepYourMindTravelling

On pointe in San Diego

As the adage goes, everything is beautiful at the ballet. And that's possibly even more true if you were to catch the art while visiting the cosmopolitan and s...
The Treehouses at Lanrick, Scotland

The Treehouses at Lanrick:
Cabin cool

What if we were to tell you that one of the upcoming openings we were most excited about was a group of cabins in your neck of the woods? For readers from the ...
Luna Drive In Cinema plays Warwick Castle and many other stately sites across the UK

Drive in to the UK’s Luna Cinema

We are buckling up to check out some of the UK's most stately sites from a different angle as the country's leading open-air cinema launches a drive-up summer ...
Visit Finland urges you to Rent a Finn to #KeepYourMindTravelling

Rent a Finn in Finland

We've been having fun with Visit Finland's new social media initiative, "Rent a Finn" that offers a somewhat voyeuristic glimpse in on the natural way of life ...
West Hollywood Los Angeles photography by Martin Perry

Photographing West Hollywood

"For a Los Angeles experience that transcends the glamour of Beverly Hills, make a beeline for West Hollywood, a honeypot for the countless celebrities who...
ITC Travel Group's Ultimate Guide to Holidays from Home is true to their name – the Inspiring Travel Company

ITC: Holiday from home

We have found ourselves down the rabbit hole of travel inspiration over the last few weeks, and happened upon ITC Travel Group's 'ultimate guide to your holida...