7 reasons to visit Komodo National Park on a luxury phinisi

Welcome to the land of dragons and mantas! Komodo National Park, located in the center of the Indonesian archipelago, between the islands of Sumbawa and Flores, is known for its world-class diving and famous residents. There are many ways to explore this unique region,  but for those seeking a more intimate and private experience, a […]

Top 7 unforgettable yacht charter experiences in Ibiza for the elite traveller

Ibiza, a gem of the Mediterranean, attracts the elite with its pristine waters, lively nightlife and hidden retreats. For those seeking an unmatched luxury experience, chartering a yacht around this stunning island offers exclusivity, adventure, and relaxation in equal measure. Here are seven remarkable experiences that define yacht chartering in Ibiza for the discerning traveller. […]

10 essential tips for first-time luxury yacht charterers

A luxury yacht charter is the most idyllic, personalised holiday imaginable and as such planning a charter for the first time can be an exhilarating but daunting experience. It is essential to plan and prepare adequately to make the most of your trip, whether you are celebrating a special occasion or holidaying with extended family […]

11 magical highlights of Chile’s Atacama Desert

With its lunar landscapes, sense of ethereal wonder, and no shortage of outdoor excursions to be enjoyed, Chile’s Atacama Desert is a truly unique adventure destination – one that is unmatched anywhere else on Earth. This, the driest desert on the planet, is home to ancient rock formations millions of years old, eternally clear night […]

Barcelona’s award-winning cocktail bars

Barcelona’s cocktail scene is one of the best in the world and the city is home to countless award-winning bars. From speakeasy gems to classy cocktail bars, there is no better place to explore the wonderful world of mixology. Let’s take a look at which amazing bars you should head to on your next trip […]

The rainforests, islands and beaches of Malaysia

Whether you choose the mist shrouded depths of Taman Negara, the pristine allure of the Perhentian Islands, or the palm fringed beaches of Cherating, they each offer a unique blend of adventure, relaxation, and cultural immersion. Whether trekking through untamed jungles, snorkelling amongst vibrant coral reefs or exploring the coastline and secluded shores of Pahang, […]

The top 6 luxury cruises in the Galápagos Islands for private charter

Chartering a boat in the Galápagos Islands offers several unique advantages for experiencing one of the world’s most incredible natural habitats. Chartering a boat provides a more comfortable and private experience. You can avoid the crowds and enjoy the tranquillity of the islands with just your family or friends. They are perfect for multi-generational travel. […]

Our favourite restaurants in Kendal

The traditional market town of Kendal – idyllically sandwiched between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales National Parks – is fortunate to have a number of lovely cafés, bars and restaurants to choose from. But when it comes to eating out in the evening, we inevitably find ourselves returning to the same familiar spots. […]

Is Portovenere Cinque Terre’s best-kept secret?

Nestled amid the small village of Portovenere, where the turquoise waters of the Ligurian Sea caress the craggy coastline of Cinque Terre, sits an architectural gem steeped in history and splendour. Welcome to Grand Hotel Portovenere, a haven of tranquillity and a Dimora Storica – a historical property that once hosted the famed St. Francis […]

The latest from Paradores, Spain’s state-run luxury hotel network

As 2024 unfolds, Paradores, Spain‘s state-run luxury hotel network of 97 historic and cultural hotels, unveils a host of developments, from new openings and significant renovations to engaging new experiences and tours. With hotels spanning converted monasteries, Moorish fortresses, and medieval castles, as well as some exceptional modern properties, Paradores continues to help British holidaymakers explore Spain’s rich […]

Navigating New Zealand: Private guided travel vs. standard tours

Venturing on a journey through New Zealand is akin to stepping into a living postcard, where every turn reveals a new adventure. Whether you’re drawn to the misty mountains of the South Island or the pristine beaches of the North Island, New Zealand offers a tapestry of landscapes waiting to be explored. Yet, the question […]

Review: The Stables, Chateau de la Fuye, Chinon, France

This is the Versailles of gites. Within the shadow of the fifteenth-century Château de La Fuye sits a romantic tower for two and a luxurious three-bedroom gite sleeping six. Imaginatively converted from the chateau’s former stables, this historic and stylish self-catering gite captures the very essence of the Loire. Dressed in white tuffeau stone, so […]

Captivating design and mindful moments at the new JW Marriott Hotel Nairobi

JW Marriott, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of over 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today unveils its second property in Kenya with the opening of JW Marriott Hotel Nairobi. Standing as the tallest hotel in the country with 35 stories in the Westlands commercial district, JW Marriott Hotel Nairobi captures the essence of Kenya’s natural beauty […]

What’s new in Bordeaux

As authentic as it is dynamic, urban and natural, historic yet alternative, Bordeaux has plenty going for it! Famed for its vineyards, architecture and fine food, the destination also impresses with its cool attitude, cultural excitement and laid-back way of life. Between land and ocean, Bordeaux is influenced from all directions, and reveals a lifestyle […]