A gourmet guide to Provence

Even in a country as devoted to eating as France, there is something special about feasting in Provence. Provence provides endless sunshine, the French Riviera, home to Cézanne and a colourful countryside. It is this landscape that defines the classical Provençal cuisine with mineral-rich sea and soil responsible for extraordinary flavours. Rocky hillsides are infused […]

Inspiration on the French Riviera

So much more than just a coastline, the French Riviera is dotted with hidden gems steeped in local history, excellent cuisine and artists hideaways, discretely located alongside the region’s world-renowned glamour. Head inland from the waterfront bustle to explore towns immersed in rich Mediterranean culture, where pristine vineyards hug hillside contours and an array of […]

Top 10 beaches in Greece

It’s summer and we have already begun our refreshing dips in the clear waters in Greece. As we are relaxing by the water we can’t help but wonder where to go for our summer vacations. A brilliant idea would be to book at an island that has been voted to have one of the best […]

Which private jet is best for my trip?

With over 7000 private jets available to charter worldwide, choosing the right private jet for your trip can often be a difficult decision. Here is an overview of the most popular aircraft types available, making sure you choose the best private jet for your trip. VLJ (Very Light Jet) A Very Light Jet (VLJ) also […]

Top 5 adventure activities in Malawi (beyond safaris)

Although visitors look to most African destinations primarily for their safari experiences, there are plenty of other great outdoor and water-based adventure activities on offer, and Malawi is one country that has a surprisingly wide choice of activities available to enjoy despite its relatively small size. The calm, clear waters of Lake Malawi are a […]

Beat the heat – 9 reasons Winter in New Zealand is a winner

As the days lengthen and the temperatures continue to rise in the Northern Hemisphere… Winter is in full swing in our little slice of paradise. New Zealand’s unique location in the far south creates a special opportunity for savvy travellers to escape those long hot dog days of summer. School is out for the long […]

Food and wine tastings not to be missed in Greece

There is no better country to go to and have food and wine tastings as Greek culture is intertwined with tasty and healthy food as well as delicious wine to accompany it.  Below we have hand picked the most fun and fulfilling tastings at various destinations in Greece that will leave your taste buds satisfied. […]

5 things to do in Iceland in Summer, for the more discerning traveler

By Ryan Connolly on Jul 17, 2019 in Adventure Travel, Attractions, Europe, Featured, Food and Drink, Going Out, Iceland, Regions, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, Western Europe Traveling to Iceland in the Summer can be both magical and tricky. On the one hand you may be rewarded with great weather and flourishing flora. On the other […]

The 6 most luxurious casinos in the world

By Kristof Eyckmans on Jul 17, 2019 in Africa, Asia, China, Europe, Germany, Leisure Travel, Monaco, Nevada, North America, Regions, Singapore, South Africa, Speciality Travel, USA, Western Europe We all like to play some of the casino games from time to time. But some of us prefer to enjoy the real experience, and these are […]

Top 5 ways to be prepared for a day of backcountry skiing

Backcountry skiing is one of the most exciting and nature immersing of all winter pursuits. As with many sports of its kind it is accompanied by risk, but fortunately for us some well directed preparation can go a long way in minimising those risks. Here are 5 ways to be prepared for a day of […]

Vegan luxury luggage essentials

Normally we’d be writing about vegan food, travel and vegan friendly luxury hotels but it’s probably time we let you into a little secret, and that’s our obsession with luggage. That’s right, we really love bags, wallets, purses and all kinds of packing accessories with quite some passion, but it’s a pleasure that we’ve often […]

Photograph of the week: Glencoe, Scotland, UK

Glencoe, in the Scottish Highlands, is beautiful. The kind of beautiful that takes your breath away. But looks can be deceiving. Undoubtedly one of Scotland’s most scenic glens, and even voted Scotland’s most romantic glen, Glencoe is also a land steeped in bloodshed. Treachery. Murder. It was 5am on the freezing winter morning that was […]

Rooms with a view: our top 6 scenic hotels around the world

By Thomas Ryves on Jul 16, 2019 in Accommodation, Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Central America, Europe, Greece, Hotels, Morocco, Nicaragua, North America, Oceania, Regions, Resorts, Vietnam, Western Europe, Worldwide With more and more luxury hotels opening their doors all around the world, alongside existing hotels continually upping their game and guests becoming ever-more discerning, the […]

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 remains relatively overlooked. Just several decades ago, 450,000 lion ruled Africa’s savannahs; now the […]

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 Europe’s premiere getaway by the British upper class in the late 1700s, the arrival of […]