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Top 10 happiest countries in the world

Top 10 happiest countries in the world

Perhaps your idea of happiness is a pristine beach off the Caribbean, a glass of vintage red on the French Riviera or an unexpected hotel upgrade, but what about the happiness of a nation" The winner of this year’s World Happiness Report may come...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-23 22:00:47
Top 6 places in Ecuador you can’t miss

Top 6 places in Ecuador you can’t miss

Ecuador is a small country, but with a lot to offer, from endemic wildlife and pristine beaches to historical and natural sites in the Andean region. Read on to find out the top 6 places in Ecuador you can?t miss, from the Andes to the coast. Quito...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-22 21:59:42
New ultra-luxury brand for MSC Cruises

New ultra-luxury brand for MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises has announced plans for a new ?ultra-luxury? brand targeted at the ultra high net worth. The world?s largest privately-owned cruise company has commissioned construction of new four hyper luxury vessels, with a value in excess of 2...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-22 21:59:42


And the world’s cleanest airline is…

And the world’s cleanest airline is…

Japan?s All Nippon Airlines (ANA) has been voted the world’s cleanest airline. The annual airline survey conducted by Skytrax shows how passengers rate airlines? hygiene levels. As part of the World Airline Awards, it asked its database of 24.45...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-21 22:09:11
Top 5 sailing destinations for 2019

Top 5 sailing destinations for 2019

Thinking about a sailing holiday this year" With data collected over the last five years, leading boat holiday platform Zizoo has released its predicted sailing trends for 2019. Whether you?re an experienced sailor looking to navigate a more...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-21 22:09:11
Top 10 most expensive cities in the world

Top 10 most expensive cities in the world

Ever raised an eyebrow at the price of a meal on holiday" Spare a thought for those that live there. The Economist Intelligence Unit has published its annual Worldwide Cost of Living survey and it makes for very interesting reading. The survey was...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-21 22:09:11
Sun, sea and sand in Provence

Sun, sea and sand in Provence

There are lots of reasons why Provence makes such a good holiday destination. Great food, lovely towns and vibrant cities set in a geographically beautiful landscape are just some. But one of the top reasons people visit is to enjoy the stunning...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-19 22:00:31
Top 5 courses for a luxury ladies? golf trip in Scotland

Top 5 courses for a luxury ladies? golf trip in Scotland

Although it has a reputation for being a man?s sport, golf has also been a great sport for women. Ladies have been playing golf since it was popularized 500 years ago. In fact, Mary Queen of Scots is considered the mother of golf, and played often...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-18 22:02:19


7 reasons why Italy should be your next multi-generational holiday destination

7 reasons why Italy should be your next multi-generational holiday destination

The world of tech might well be abuzz with excitement about 5G; but for those in the travel industry, the compelling trend is 3G. It?s the growing demand for destinations that cater for multi-Generational holidays; those travelling with the extended...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-18 22:02:19
The world?s top 5 luxury rail journeys

The world?s top 5 luxury rail journeys

When it comes to exploring the world by train, the choice seems never-ending. For many it?s the destination that makes all the difference, be it the Rockies of Canada or Australia?s far-flung outback. But, it?s also the train itself that truly makes...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-18 22:02:19
Top 5 reasons to visit Cefalù in Sicily

Top 5 reasons to visit Cefalù in Sicily

There are some places in the world that everyone loves. Cefalù (pronounced ?chefaloo?) is one of those places. People just fall in love with it. After having toured around Sicily, many return to Cefalù the following year with their extended family...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-18 22:02:19
A definition of ‘luxury travel’ and ‘luxury travelers’

A definition of ‘luxury travel’ and ‘luxury travelers’

Most luxury travelers choose the most exclusive cabin class and the most luxurious hotels when they travel; you might think retired adults dominate this industry but also young professionals are looking for luxurious, private and out-of-the-ordinary...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-18 22:02:19
Discover Lake Titicaca

Discover Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca was a ?must-see? destination on our world tour of 15 countries in 10 months. But we found there is only one way to travel from beautiful Colca Canyon to Lake Titicaca; that?s the roller-coaster road over the volcanic mountains up to...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-17 22:03:15


5 modern-day African festivals

5 modern-day African festivals

Africa is known for some amazing traditional festivals that showcase the rich and diverse cultures found across the continent. But it is also home to a growing number of modern-day festivals, created in the current era and celebrating the vibrancy...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-17 22:03:15
10 reasons you need to visit Colombia now

10 reasons you need to visit Colombia now

One of the most surprising things I learned recently is how diverse the landscapes and experiences are in Colombia. You can have urban experiences, spend time with indigenous and Afro-Colombian cultures, see wildlife, enjoy beaches on quiet islands,...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-17 22:03:15
5 reasons to book with a resort-approved ski school

5 reasons to book with a resort-approved ski school

Unfortunately ski resorts are generally not known for being cheap, and one of the larger expenses can be ski or snowboard lessons. With that in mind it is easy to understand why people are tempted to hire individuals to do the job at a much lower...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-17 22:03:15
Egypt?s Red Sea Riviera: 5 luxurious Somabay hotels

Egypt?s Red Sea Riviera: 5 luxurious Somabay hotels

The sun almost always shines on the Somabay peninsula, a welcoming sub-tropical finger bathing in the warmth of the Red Sea. Even in the depths of the cold and dark European winter visitors still pick-up a tan on the shores of the Red Sea....
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-16 22:02:22
All that glitters is gold: some of the world’s most spectacular gold landmarks

All that glitters is gold: some of the world’s most spectacular gold landmarks

Visit some of the world?s most impressive gold-themed attractions, from temples and museums that preside over the skylines of iconic cities to a lavish hotel made of gold which takes luxury to whole new heights, and a famous stretch of golden...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-16 22:02:22
10 cookery schools to discover around the world

10 cookery schools to discover around the world

?There is no sincerer love than the love of food?… George Bernard Shaw Food is humanity?s greatest connection with each other. One of travel?s enticing rewards is the discovery of new cuisine and exploring the soul of a place through its dishes....
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-15 22:01:13
5 resorts perfect for a halal friendly family Summer trip

5 resorts perfect for a halal friendly family Summer trip

It?s crazy to think we?re already nearing the end of March. With the months flying by and Ramadhan just around the corner, before we know it the summer holidays will be here. Take it from experience, planning the summer holidays equates happy kids....
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-14 21:58:38
Top 6 beaches in Mallorca

Top 6 beaches in Mallorca

Millions of people visit Mallorca to spend time on the fantastic beaches that dot Mallorca?s amazing coastline. There are 262 beaches on Mallorca with a total length of 50 km. That?s a lot of beach! From secluded beaches, to wide sandy stretches or...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-14 21:58:38
Top 5 funky hotels in Cape Town

Top 5 funky hotels in Cape Town

Cape Town is on the must-see list of many travellers. With its buzzy cosmopolitan culture, balmy Mediterranean climate, trendy neighbourhoods and a truly remarkable history, Cape Town is one of the world?s most enchanting cities.  It?s a city that...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-14 21:58:38
The best times to visit the 4 amazing worlds of Ecuador

The best times to visit the 4 amazing worlds of Ecuador

So, just when is the best time to travel to Ecuador" Ask any tour operator in the country, and they?ll tell you that there?s NEVER a bad time to experience this South American nation. Still, for those looking to visit our country at ?ideal? times ?...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-13 22:00:41
Ethical elephant tourism in Cambodia

Ethical elephant tourism in Cambodia

As tourist numbers grow in Cambodia the number of elephant ?sanctuaries? is also on the increase. Understandably, people want to experience these majestic creatures in their natural habitat but as their numbers reduce this is becoming more and more...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-12 22:02:34
Highlights of the Greek Islands

Highlights of the Greek Islands

There?s something undeniably romantic about hopping between the Greek islands. Marvelling at brilliant blue waters, relaxing on white-sand beaches and basking in the Mediterranean sun. But, this is also the land of the Greek gods. From the Olympic...
Luxury Travel - 2019-03-12 22:02:34
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