African tour specialist Wild about Africa has added seven new itineraries in Tanzania, ranging from eight to 13 days. They focus on the quintessential quartet of Tanzania’s “northern circuit” – the Serengeti, Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks, and the Ngorongoro Crater. Camping is in comfortable dome tents, while walking safaris ensure you’ll get up close and personal with an incredible array of animals. Trips from £1,729 pp. www.wildaboutafrica.com.
New Andaz in San Diego
Following the successful opening of Andaz in London, West Hollywood and New York, this addition to the San Diego hotel scene is extra sleek and sophisticated. Located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter, the 159 rooms and 17 suites are kitted out with glass-enclosed bathrooms and all the bells and whistles that modern luxury requires. A nightclub, rooftop and wine bar make it something of a one-stop shop. www.sandiego.andaz.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels.
Yoga Retreat in Turks and Caicos
Exceptional yoga facilities, super-healthy cuisine and a range of holistic treatments to complement yoga practice make Parrot Cay the ultimate spot for a wellbeing retreat. During this retreat, yoga practice takes up 4-5 hours per day and is combined with elements of meditation and pranayama (breathing exercises) – all under the direction of visitng masters Andrea and Christina Curry. Ahh. 28 Feb–6 Mar, 6 night yoga retreat from £3,800 pp. www.elegantresorts.co.uk.
Culinary Weekend at Gleneagles
Head to Scotland’s grandest hotel for a Culinary Fest weekend that involves sampling delicious food and drink, learning about how the products are made by visiting a distillery, fishmongers and by taking part in cookery classes. A highlight is a banquet in the Ballroom prepared by Michelin-statted chef Nigel Howarth of Northcote Manor in Lancashire, with fine wines presented by winemaker Veronique Drouhin. 5-7 March, from £219 per day. www.gleneagles.com.