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5 unexpected wine destinations

5 unexpected wine destinations

While Spain, Italy, and France typically enjoy the limelight when it comes to well-known wine regions?think Rioja, Tuscany, and Bordeaux?travelers have long known that what we drink at home is often dictated by what gets exported and imported....
Luxury Travel - 2020-08-06 21:36:35
Blackheath and Greenwich: 10 reasons to visit

Blackheath and Greenwich: 10 reasons to visit

The 211 acres of Blackheath?s common tell the story of England over the last millennium. The Royal Hundred Hides, traditionally, a hide is enough land to house and feed a family, lead south to Greenwich Park and it?s history. Over the centuries,...
Luxury Travel - 2020-08-06 21:36:35
Short stay: Rookery Hall Hotel and Spa, Nantwich, Cheshire, UK

Short stay: Rookery Hall Hotel and Spa, Nantwich, Cheshire, UK

Two centuries on from its naming as Rookery Hall, the rooks still fly over 38 acres of grounds, waddle across the terrace and perch on the handsome Georgian mansion built back in 1816. Yet, there is an air of the Loire valley to this grand sandstone...
Luxury Travel - 2020-08-03 21:37:19


Rwanda is open for visitors – explore it in eco-luxury!

Rwanda is open for visitors – explore it in eco-luxury!

Rwanda has adopted a tourism strategy that safeguards its attractions for the long-term: deliberately restricting visitor numbers and focusing on the high-end traveler. I love this approach, as it fosters sustainability. Moreover, you can make a...
Luxury Travel - 2020-08-03 21:37:19
The grand re-opening of Baron Palace

The grand re-opening of Baron Palace

Baron Empain Palace, also known as Le Palais Hindou, first opened in 1911 and is a mansion inspired by a Hindu temple and is located in northeast of central Cairo, Egypt. The palace has been closed to the public since 1997 due to Satanists allegedly...
Luxury Travel - 2020-08-02 21:35:34
10 ways to travel safely and responsibly in BC this Summer

10 ways to travel safely and responsibly in BC this Summer

As British Columbia moves forward with its Restart Plan and restrictions further begin to ease, travelling in the province may be a little different this year. We’ll need to take more time with planning, and be more conscious of our impact on...
Luxury Travel - 2020-08-01 21:37:15
Where caribou outnumber people

Where caribou outnumber people

In Alaska’s Interior and Arctic, the caribou far outnumber the people. In fact, according to Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s Bob Hunter, there are almost five caribou to every one human in Alaska’s Interior and Arctic. These two immense,...
Luxury Travel - 2020-08-01 21:37:15
Trail running takes off in Verbier

Trail running takes off in Verbier

Are you a trail enthusiast who wants to work out on challenging routes while marvelling at the beauty of the landscape" Since lockdown in the UK began, more than 858,000 people downloaded the NHS-backed Couch to 5K app. A huge number of Brits used...
Luxury Travel - 2020-08-01 21:37:15


Travel CEOs join forces to demand improvements in COVID-19 testing

Travel CEOs join forces to demand improvements in COVID-19 testing

Fourteen CEOs of America’s most recognizable travel-related companies sent a letter to the president and congressional leaders this week stating that more and better COVID-19 testing is an indispensable component of pursuing an economic recovery,...
Luxury Travel - 2020-08-01 21:37:15
Experience a little luxury in Martin County, Florida

Experience a little luxury in Martin County, Florida

Encompassing the communities of Port Salerno, Stuart, Palm City, Jensen Beach, Indiantown, Jupiter Island, Hobe Sound, Sewall’s Point, Rio and Hutchinson Island, Martin County in Florida serves up more than 22 miles of beautiful uncrowded beaches...
Luxury Travel - 2020-08-01 21:37:15
The greatest show on Earth

The greatest show on Earth

The Coral Triangle is home to the richest coral reefs on the planet. The region stretches from Malaysia in the west, to the Solomon Islands in the east, and reaches as far north as the Philippines. At its heart, are the bio-diverse tropical waters...
Luxury Travel - 2020-07-31 21:42:02
Cruise the Magnificent Mekong with new ship Viking Saigon?

Cruise the Magnificent Mekong with new ship Viking Saigon?

Viking is launching a new ship next Summer for its popular Magnificent Mekong cruise tour. Currently under construction, the 80-guest Viking Saigon? is scheduled to debut for the 30 August 2021 cruisetour departure; the river cruise portion of the...
Luxury Travel - 2020-07-29 21:35:49
10 top tips when booking a villa rental property

10 top tips when booking a villa rental property

It sounds simple enough but booking a villa abroad can be a bit like taking a stab in the dark especially at the moment with different Covid regulations in place. That’s why Sue Flynn, an accommodation specialist for Turkey, is urging...
Luxury Travel - 2020-07-29 21:35:49


Your monthly guide to Galapagos? unique fauna

Your monthly guide to Galapagos? unique fauna

Having been isolated from the mainland for thousands of years, wildlife in the Galapagos Islands has evolved in unique and fascinating ways. These endemic animals continue to inspire visitors today as they did Charles Darwin back in 1835. Giant...
Luxury Travel - 2020-07-28 21:35:51
Short Stay: Homewood Hotel and Spa, Bath, UK

Short Stay: Homewood Hotel and Spa, Bath, UK

Homewood, in ten bucolic acres of lawns and soaring trees, brings relaxed but stylish Mediterranean living to the rural village of Freshford: palms, olive trees in deep terracotta planters, Goddess sculptures and modernist art. It?s a sensuous taste...
Luxury Travel - 2020-07-26 21:38:05
5 best parks in Africa to enjoy boating safaris

5 best parks in Africa to enjoy boating safaris

Boating safaris are not the classic 4X4 game drive experience; granted, you do not find as many big animals as you do via a land safari. However, boating is a beautiful way to enjoy being in the bush and seeing the usual wildlife from a different...
Luxury Travel - 2020-07-24 21:35:09
21 things to do in Indonesia

21 things to do in Indonesia

Indonesia is one of Asia?s most sought after destinations. And rightly so – with over 17,500 islands which stretch across 5,000 km (that?s from Malaysia to the tip of northern Australia), the world?s largest archipelago offers a greater variety of...
Luxury Travel - 2020-07-21 21:36:37
?Kia ora? yachting in the Bay of Islands

?Kia ora? yachting in the Bay of Islands

One of the ultimate ways to explore the beautiful New Zealand coastline is by yacht, where stunning islands are scattered over azure seas and charming seaside towns are immersed in history. Here, silvery beaches line contrastingly rocky coasts,...
Luxury Travel - 2020-07-21 21:36:37
When (vegan) luxury travel becomes a reality again

When (vegan) luxury travel becomes a reality again

As the weeks of COVID-19 travel restrictions turned into months, we found ourselves spending more and more time thinking about where we would go when travel becomes a reality again. Our hearts lie in Asia but we also have a soft spot for European...
Luxury Travel - 2020-07-20 21:39:23
Indulgence and adventure in Florida and the Bahamas with luxury yacht Wicked

Indulgence and adventure in Florida and the Bahamas with luxury yacht Wicked

Active outdoor types and those simply seeking sunshine and serenity will both be enamoured with the tropical Bahamas islands and the Florida Keys, made all the better when your accommodation, transport and entertainment go with you everywhere on a...
Luxury Travel - 2020-07-20 21:39:23
Provence boating holidays

Provence boating holidays

We are free to roam the world once more and seek out its beauty. It has been a troubled year, and we have grown used to your homes and the company of a few. It might feel too much to fly out to a major resort to sit amongst thousands of people...
Luxury Travel - 2020-07-20 21:39:23
Where to shop for antiques in Paris

Where to shop for antiques in Paris

With all of its galleries, art dealers and flea markets Paris is an antique lover?s dream destination. In French, there is even a verb chiner – which literally means to search for antiques (much like we would say antiquing in English). If you are...
Luxury Travel - 2020-07-20 21:39:23
Top 5 reasons to visit a ski resort in the off season

Top 5 reasons to visit a ski resort in the off season

In the days of COVID-19 and muted international travel, individuals and families are having to think further on how to spend their summer/winter holidays this year (depending on your hemisphere). With domestic travel and exploration of one`s...
Luxury Travel - 2020-07-19 21:35:27
Short stay: The Swan Hotel, Newby Bridge, Cumbria, UK

Short stay: The Swan Hotel, Newby Bridge, Cumbria, UK

The Swan Hotel is a former sixteenth-century coaching inn that has been extended to become virtually a Lake District resort. Ivy grows on whitewashed walls that overlook the five arches of the narrow 1651 Newby Bridge. Meanwhile the River Leven that...
Luxury Travel - 2020-07-19 21:35:27
6 South American adventures waiting in the wings

6 South American adventures waiting in the wings

With 2021 approaching ? and the possibilities for safe travel promising to return ? even now you can begin considering the possibilities for adventure travel in South America. Why not" Of course ?adventure? means a little something different for...
Luxury Travel - 2020-07-18 21:36:24
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