Review: The Bush Hotel Farnham, Surrey, UK

The Bush Hotel Farnham is unique. This 95 key hotel, dating back to at least 1618, has a High Street location yet sits in three tranquil acres of grounds. This site has probably hosted a watering hole since the 11th century, with medieval landlords spreading straw across the floor for drinkers who wanted to stay […]

Review: AEGEAN Airlines Business Class

Celebrating a milestone year – its 25th in business – AEGEAN Airlines has seen strong growth since its inception in 1999 when it had just two aircraft and flew to only two destinations from Athens. Now flying to 47 countries and priding itself in promoting lesser-known Greek destinations and local products, this Star Alliance member […]

4 unique restaurants to savour the flavours of Athens

Ancient history, cultural heritage and the modern Olympics are just a few elements that make Athens the great city that it is. Yet another, often underrated attribute, is its Mediterranean cuisine. Reflecting its rich heritage Athens boasts a vibrant culinary scene that spans traditional Greek flavours to innovative gastronomy, The cradle of Western civilisation, as […]

Review: ATENO Cook & Deli, Athens, Greece

In the historic commerial district of Athens, ATENO Cook & Deli celebrates the finest Greek produce. Housed in a 19th Century building on Aiolou Street, a central artery in Athens for centuries. this all-day restaurant-cum-deli embodies the revival of commerce and social life in the area. Dedicated to Greek cuisine, ATENO showcases premium produce sourced […]

Review: Soil Restaurant, Athens, Greece

Foodies, take note: Soil not only holds a Michelin Star but has also made the top twenty restaurants in the world in the second annual “Global Tastemakers Awards” by the American magazine Food & Wine – the only Greek restaurant to make the esteemed list. Situated in the Pangrati neighbourhood of Athens, just a block […]

Barcelona’s unique workshops: Discover local creativity

When visiting a new city it’s important to experience the culture, and one of the best ways to do this is by participating in a workshop. Fortunately, Barcelona has a range of exquisite classes that allow you to explore the city’s creativity, history, and culture.  Let’s take a look at a few of Barcelona’s unique […]

Review: Orizontes Lycabettus, Athens, Greece

Legend has it that Lycabettus Hill, the highest point in Athens, exists because the goddess Athena was startled by bad news given to her when carrying a limestone mountain from the Pallene peninsula to help with the construction of the Acropolis. At the top of this hill, in the Kolonaki neighbourhood of the city, there’s […]

3 alternative ways to experience Athens

First-time visitors to Athens typically flock to the Acropolis where the iconic Parthenon taking centre stage on top of the hill. Perhaps also the Acropolis Museum, the National Archaeological Museum, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Ancient Agora. But for anyone seeking a different experience, here are three unique ways to explore the city […]

Discovering luxury in the wild at Atzaró Okavango

The brand new Atzaró Okavango Camp lies in the game-rich southern reaches of the Okavango Delta and is best described as a place where adventure, eco-consciousness and indulgence meet. The Okavango Delta The Okavango River annually discharges 11 cubic kilometres of water into the dry sands of the Kalahari, creating one of the largest wetlands […]

Review: Cookoovaya, Athens, Greece

“Cookoovaya” (κουκουβάγια), which means “owl” in Greek, is depicted in this restaurant’s logo, which features the eyes and beak of an owl. In Athens‘ historical and vibrant Pangrati neighbourhood, the logo features prominently on a sign outside this Michelin Guide restaurant, with the words ‘Wise Cuisine’ below. The owl is the sacred bird of the […]

The ultimate luxury Everest Base Camp trek

Ever since Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay’s first ascent of Everest in 1953, hikes to Everest Base Camp have fascinated trekkers from all over the world. Have you ever dreamed of following in their footsteps to the base of the world’s highest peak? Now you can do this more comfortably in just 12 days […]

Review: Hestia Luxury Apartments Ippokratous 35, Athens, Greece

Hestia Luxury Apartments – Ippokratous 35 stands as a beacon of modern elegance within the ancient yet vibrant city of Athens. In a city where space is a premium, these serviced self-catering apartments provide a spacious and welcome respite after a busy day of exploring the Greek capital. The welcome A welcome note on entering […]

6 of Orlando’s most luxurious country and social clubs

Orlando is a popular travel destination for numerous reasons. From the well-known theme-parks to its ever-growing food and beverage scene, Orlando is a hot-spot for travel. For those looking for a vibe on the more luxurious side, Orlando has that too – it’s home to some of the most luxurious social clubs in the United States. […]

Luxury travel news from around the world (June 2024)

In our latest round-up of luxury travel news from around the world, we share everything from Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection’s expansion into the Asia-Pacific and Etihad Airways’ new direct flights to Bali, to the highly anticipated debut of Kimpton’s first Hawaiian property to the grand openings of Shangri-La properties in China, luxury hotels in Portugal by […]

A comprehensive guide to choosing the perfect luxury charter yacht

Once you have decided that a luxury yacht charter is your dream vacation, how do you choose from the overwhelming selection of yachts available in destinations all over the world? A charter experience can vary widely, so understanding the options before you book will ensure you enjoy the trip of a lifetime. Where in the […]