a-luxury-travel-blog
Highlights of cruising the French Riviera

Highlights of cruising the French Riviera

The Côte d?Azur; the French Riviera; the Blue Coast, however you term it, this spectacular region immediately evokes images of sublime rural beauty, charming towns and fine gastronomy. And it?s got the heritage to back it up. First marked as...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-16 21:58:45
See the lion, save the lion

See the lion, save the lion

As the world prepares for Disney?s highly-anticipated, live-action remake of The Lion King, I can?t help but reflect on Africa?s most iconic species. The king of the jungle?s reign comes under greater threat with each passing year, yet this sad fact...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-16 21:58:45
5 surprising South American wildlife experiences

5 surprising South American wildlife experiences

Continuing a look at South American adventure experiences, here we take a look at travel experiences involving the wildlife of our amazing continent ? especially those natural experiences that you might find surprising. The vast array of creatures...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-16 21:58:45


Top tips for planning your trip to The Open

Top tips for planning your trip to The Open

The British Open as it’s known in the U.S., or just The Openas it’s known in Great Britain, is the most prestigious tournament in golf. It happens every July at one of several rotating golf courses in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Playing the...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-14 22:00:04
5 of the best ultra-luxurious lodges in Kruger

5 of the best ultra-luxurious lodges in Kruger

Everyone who goes on a safari will want to have the best possible wildlife experience, however when it comes to the type of lodge or camp that people are looking for we find that going on safari means different things to different people.  Some will...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-13 21:58:26
5 outstanding yacht charter locations in exotic Indonesia

5 outstanding yacht charter locations in exotic Indonesia

Anchor under puffing volcanoes in Volcano Alley, with gentle breezes blowing through the palm fronds. Swim deep into a mountain cave with the cave entrance guarded by the ancient graves of village elders. Hike inland to a local village to see how...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-13 21:58:26
The best travel documentaries on Netflix

The best travel documentaries on Netflix

Escape into the real world with some of our favourite travel documentaries showing on Netflix. Our globe has more adventure and magic than any fictional show. We have delved into the world of wanderlust to discover astonishing sights waiting to be...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-12 21:58:21
Short Stay: Absalon Hotel, Vesterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark

Short Stay: Absalon Hotel, Vesterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Absalon Hotel is just a three minute walk from Copenhagen Central Station in the upcoming Vesterbro district. It is a great base for seeing Copenhagen and beyond. Vesterbro, a haven for foodies and lovers of quirky boutiques and design stores,...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-12 21:58:21


Finding your Balearic bliss

Finding your Balearic bliss

The Mediterranean is Europe?s summer playground, and home to almost 200 destination islands. From the big hitters like Sicily to the smallest island nations such as Malta, this beautiful sea offers visitors compelling places to enjoy the joys of a...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-10 21:59:51
Photograph of the week: Stegastein viewpoint, Norway

Photograph of the week: Stegastein viewpoint, Norway

A must-stop for anyone travelling between Oslo and Bergen, Flam sits plum in the middle of UNESCO World Heritage fjord territory. The Stegastein viewpoint, near Flam, offers the best views of those fjords. Stegastein is likely one of the most...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-10 21:59:51
10 African experiences for the young at heart

10 African experiences for the young at heart

Millennial travellers value gathering experiences, not things.  They see life as a collection of moments to be fully enjoyed before one gets too old to care.  The entire generation is redefining the workspace to accommodate the need for exploration,...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-10 21:59:51
Quito: when a hotel becomes the beating heart of a historic neighbourhood

Quito: when a hotel becomes the beating heart of a historic neighbourhood

Ecuador?s proud capital city of Quito has many attractions; its unforgettable backdrop of Andean peaks and misty volcanoes, its beautifully preserved historic centre with elaborate churches and cobbled squares ? not to mention the opportunity to...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-10 21:59:51
Roman gastronomic indulgences: the best eateries in Rome

Roman gastronomic indulgences: the best eateries in Rome

People say that ?Rome wasn?t built in a day?…this includes the city?s reputation for epicurean delights. The best eateries in Rome have one thing in common: they have decades of experience and rigorously preserve ancestral recipes – it?s like...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-10 21:59:51


The most luxurious horse-riding retreats in Latin America

The most luxurious horse-riding retreats in Latin America

One of the most geographically diverse regions on the planet; Latin America is not short of charming rural retreats set amongst striking scenery, perfect for a relaxed countryside getaway, especially for those who are keen riders. Mountains, rivers,...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-09 21:58:08
5 things you’ve probably never done in Japan but should!

5 things you’ve probably never done in Japan but should!

In case you didn’t know, I LOVE Japan. I studied the culture extensively in college and grad school, lived there twice, used to travel to Tokyo 1-2 times per year over the course of a decade in my last career, and continue to travel to Japan...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-07 21:59:36
How to travel responsibly to the Galapagos Islands

How to travel responsibly to the Galapagos Islands

Tourism is an activity that affects the places where it is developed and is our duty as travelers to be as responsible as possible with the ecosystem. The Galapagos ecosystem is one of the most fascinating places to be due to the unique experiences...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-06 22:04:25
Top 10 luxury honeymoon retreats in Australia

Top 10 luxury honeymoon retreats in Australia

From dinner under a canopy of stars to relaxing couples massages, every retreat on this list offers outstanding experiences, spectacular locations and plenty of privacy to make your Australian honeymoon all you dream it could be. Whatever your...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-04 22:04:30
Want to unwind and destress" Try the Ecuadorian Amazon jungle!

Want to unwind and destress" Try the Ecuadorian Amazon jungle!

Many of us want to give up the rat-race and live a better life, but not many of us do. It is a dream most of us have, but unfortunately, can?t put into practice. The nearest thing to it that most of us can manage is a good holiday. Of course, that...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-04 22:04:30
What is ema datse" A guide to Bhutanese food

What is ema datse" A guide to Bhutanese food

Bhutan?s culinary tradition is heavily influenced by Tibet, and with a diverse climate, the country is suitable for growing all sorts of crops. While the 5-star hotels (Taj, Le Meridien, Amankora, Uma) offer gourmet experiences, once outside of...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-04 22:04:30
8 great reasons to visit Abersoch in North Wales

8 great reasons to visit Abersoch in North Wales

I recently had the good fortune of visiting Abersoch for a few days. I’d frequently been to nearby Pwllheli for various sailing events (Plas Heli, the Welsh National Sailing Academy and Events Centre, is there) but never knowingly made it as far...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-03 22:00:03
Photograph of the week: Munich Olympic Stadium, Germany

Photograph of the week: Munich Olympic Stadium, Germany

The Munich Olympic Stadium is so much more interesting than just a place for 22 grown men or women to kick around a round, synthetic-leather-clad ball. It?s true that this footie-mad nation continues to use the stadium as a ground zero of sorts to...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-03 22:00:03
The best day trips outside of Barcelona

The best day trips outside of Barcelona

As a city, Barcelona has it all; we don?t know many other places that have a metropolis core, a stunning coastline, and a beautiful mountain range, all within the same place. It?s the ultimate holiday destination for every kind of traveller, but...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-03 22:00:03
Mountain biking in the Lake District: the Kentmere ‘3 rivers’ trail

Mountain biking in the Lake District: the Kentmere ‘3 rivers’ trail

Many people visiting the Cumbria and the English Lake District do so for the walking, and it is little wonder in a landscape that has inspired many famous artists, authors and poets over the generations. Peaks such as Scafell Pike, Helvellyn,...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-02 22:00:33
Luxury travel treats: Helly Hansen shell jacket, Ronin Series from DJI and more

Luxury travel treats: Helly Hansen shell jacket, Ronin Series from DJI and more

Wherever your travels may take you, we have another round-up of recommended items for your next trip. Whether you need a stylish jacket to protect you form the occasional shower, or are looking for some equipment to help take your video skills to...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-02 22:00:33
6 idyllic honeymoon destinations you never thought of

6 idyllic honeymoon destinations you never thought of

If you have finally decided to take the step with your loved one, you have a lot of work ahead of you.  I know the organization of a honeymoon is long and stressful; that’s why I want to help you choose the idyllic destinations for your once in a...
Luxury Travel - 2019-07-01 22:05:16
-------------------------------------