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37 things to do in India

37 things to do in India

India is one of the most amazing places on the planet. Rich in culture and geographically diverse, people flock to India, from all around the world, every year in search of some of the world’s greatest wonders. It holds the 2nd biggest population,...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-15 22:01:59
What makes the Great Wildebeest Migration so great

What makes the Great Wildebeest Migration so great

You can hear the galloping hooves before you see them, the sheer number creating a noise that resounds over the savannah plains of Kenya?s Maasai Mara and reaches you in the game drive vehicle. Rightly called the ?greatest wildlife show on earth?,...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-15 22:01:59
5 reasons to take a short break in the UK

5 reasons to take a short break in the UK

Your holiday doesn?t always need to be one or two weeks long. Sometimes, taking the time for a short break can be just what you need to relax, recharge and get away for a little while. Whether it’s a long weekend away or a mid week break; a two,...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-14 22:01:19


Top 5 books about the history of Barcelona

Top 5 books about the history of Barcelona

Through books about Barcelona, you will be able to find out the secrets of the city that guides and review pages rarely tell you. The writers, enticed by the beauty of Catalonia´s capital, show the reader a new perspective about the city of...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-14 22:01:19
5 things you have to do on a weekend trip to Lisbon

5 things you have to do on a weekend trip to Lisbon

Lisbon is the vibrant and cosmopolitan capital of Portugal. A popular destination for a weekend break with easy access to Lisbon airport from most countries. One of the oldest cities in the world, and the second oldest European capital city (after...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-14 22:01:19
Europe?s top 9 private jet airports

Europe?s top 9 private jet airports

Private jets have access to over 3,000 airports in Europe, but which airports are most popular with private jet users" We look at the busiest airports in Europe based on the number of movements (landing and take-offs) throughout the year by private...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-14 22:01:19
The Northern Lights in Iceland: how to avoid disappointment

The Northern Lights in Iceland: how to avoid disappointment

There are few things more magical than hunting down the Northern Lights in Iceland… when you’re successful! But for every great story heard from a friend who witnessed the green and pink dancing curtains 3 nights in a row, there’s the misery...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-14 22:01:19
Exploring western Tanzania

Exploring western Tanzania

Many of you may have never heard of Katavi and Mahale and this is understandable. Whilst the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti attract most of the media and tourist attention, the wildlife havens in the West of Tanzania are often left forgotten....
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-14 22:01:19


Discovering the secrets of the Terracotta Army

Discovering the secrets of the Terracotta Army

In 1974 a poor farmer named Mr. Yang was digging a new well in his field when a head rolled out of the earth landing at his feet, followed by an arm, hand outstretched, as if trying to grasp him. He ran in terror believing his ancestors had returned...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-13 22:04:17
Top 10 luxury hotels in Palma de Mallorca

Top 10 luxury hotels in Palma de Mallorca

Palma, the capital of the island of Mallorca, is a stunning city to escape to throughout the year. From its cosmopolitan marina to historical sights, and from fashion conscious shopping, to a sumptuous restaurant scene, you?ll find yourself...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-13 22:04:17
Luxury Christmas vacations: 5 amazing yachting destinations this Winter

Luxury Christmas vacations: 5 amazing yachting destinations this Winter

If you’re making plans to celebrate Christmas and the New Year away from home then a luxury yacht charter in one of these five fantastic destinations could be exactly what you’re looking for: Not only do you have complete privacy on board and a...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-12 21:57:53
Vegan delights in Paris and London

Vegan delights in Paris and London

Being based in Southeast Asia we get limited opportunities to visit Europe, but instead spend our time lusting after the vegan food and vegan friendly luxury hotels that we read about online. So when given the chance of a whistle stop tour of Paris...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-12 21:57:53
Our top 5 experiences in East Africa

Our top 5 experiences in East Africa

East Africa ? specifically Kenya and Tanzania – offers a wealth of immersive and memorable adventures that allow you to get even closer to a more natural Africa, going beyond the usual safaris. From walking amongst the Great Migration herds to...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-11 21:59:52


10 things you need to know when visiting Italy

10 things you need to know when visiting Italy

Italy is a country of great beauty, great culture and most importantly, great gelato! Seeing a place with fresh, naďve eyes is often a brilliant way to soak up your surroundings and experience the wonderment that you may have left behind in your...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-11 21:59:52
The family-friendly Maddalenas

The family-friendly Maddalenas

For anyone yachting around Corsica and Sardinia with children, the Maddalena Islands are something of a concealed treasure. Although the prime summer months of July and August can still be busy, outside these times the islands tend to be quieter...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-11 21:59:52
5 places to visit in Andalucía

5 places to visit in Andalucía

Andalucía has so much to offer. There is delicious food, splendid sunshine for much of the year and many cultural delights to enjoy. The scenery is also dynamic. This part of Spain is home to beautiful mountain ranges, as well as long stretches of...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-11 21:59:52
Luxury: a perspective from the rainforest

Luxury: a perspective from the rainforest

The word luxury usually conjures up images of decadence and comfort for most of us. That may be a bit extreme, but luxury is usually tied to ideas of power and wealth. Success dictates the level of luxury we have in our lives. The more successful...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-11 21:59:52
5 lesser-known pyramids in Egypt

5 lesser-known pyramids in Egypt

The Great Pyramids of Giza are one of the world’s defining architectural achievements; one of the wonders of the ancient world, and a dazzling feat of architectural genius. The Great Pyramid and its two cousins at the Giza pyramid complex is a...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-10 21:59:11
Meaningful trips inspired by the Rugby World Cup

Meaningful trips inspired by the Rugby World Cup

We are well into the Rugby World Cup, hosted for the first time in an Asian nation ? Japan. This year’s event is set to be the most openly contested ever â€“ so hard to pick the winner, with at least 6 countries laying plausible claim to the...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-10 21:59:11
Latin America?s best stargazing spots

Latin America?s best stargazing spots

With the luxury of wide-open spaces in spectacularly remote locations, the rural hideaways of Latin America?s varied geography lie under some of the clearest skies on planet earth. From the arid deserts of northern Chile to the tropical wetlands of...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-10 21:59:11
Discover South Africa’s amazing KwaZulu-Natal province

Discover South Africa’s amazing KwaZulu-Natal province

Kruger, Cape Town and the Garden Route are undeniably the most popular destinations for first-time visitors to South Africa, however the more adventurous traveller will find many wonderful places to explore in other parts of this vast country. Top...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-10 21:59:11
Photograph of the week: Cappadoccia, Turkey

Photograph of the week: Cappadoccia, Turkey

Floating over the fairy chimneys, honeycombed hills, and underground villages of Cappadocia, Turkey, it?s easy to believe you?re about to spot a hobbit, pixie or other fanciful creature scurrying between rock and cave. This landscape straight out of...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-10 21:59:11
Destination profile: Vancouver

Destination profile: Vancouver

Consistently found topping lists of the world?s most liveable cities, Vancouver?s charms are myriad. Wedged between sea and mountains, its natural setting rivals the likes of Rio and Cape Town while its creative enthusiasm sites it firmly on North...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-10 21:59:11
Top Amazon experiences for the adventure traveller

Top Amazon experiences for the adventure traveller

The mighty Amazon. The largest river in the world by volume of water and the second largest in length. The dense and impenetrable tropical rainforest it runs through is one of the most biodiverse places on the planet. It?s the lungs of our planet,...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-08 21:59:47
5 reasons why it?s time to visit the Azores

5 reasons why it?s time to visit the Azores

Just a few years ago, the Azores started appearing in a handful of publications and articles with titles like, ?remote islands that no one knows about? and “Europe’s Best Kept Secret.” Many people, especially North Americans could not point...
Luxury Travel - 2019-10-05 22:00:29
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