Experience the best of Arrábida and the Setúbal Peninsula

A mere 35 kilometres south of Lisbon, Portugal’s Arrábida region spans the municipalities of Palmela, Sesimbra and Setúbal and offers the perfect blend of natural beauty, rich culture and culinary delights. “Serra”, as it known by locals, ticks the box for those seeking both adventure and relaxation. And at the heart of this enchanting region […]

South Africa’s Garden Route: The 5 best luxury lodges

The Garden Route in South Africa is an area stretching for 124 miles through the Western Cape between Mossel Bay and Storms River. It’s a touristic route is set up for road-trippers with pit stops and countless detours which showcase the region’s culture, beauty and hospitality. The route can be done over a few days […]

Review: Hotel Casa Palmela, Parque Natural da Arrábida, Portugal

Hotel Casa Palmela is a gem of a hotel with so many wonderful attributes that it’s difficult to know where to begin. A member of Small Luxury Hotels, this exquisite retreat can be found in the heart of the stunning Arrábida Natural Park, just south of Lisbon and 10 minutes from Setúbal, a charming coastal […]

A guide to Kiwi cuisine: New Zealand’s food scene

New Zealand is renowned for its awe-inspiring scenery, cultural tapestry and eclectic culinary scene. New Zealand’s population is remarkably multicultural, and according to the New Zealand Government’s Office of Ethnic Communities, a quarter of New Zealand’s current population was born overseas, meaning that New Zealand’s food scene is a melting pot of flavours, cuisines and […]

Barcelona’s architectural gems: Exploring Gaudí’s masterpieces

Barcelona has some of the best architecture in the world, and much of that can be credited to the architectural genius, Antoni Gaudí. Let’s take a look at some of his most impressive work! Casa Vicens An ideal place to begin your architectural journey is Casa Vicens, as this was Gaudí’s first major project.  The […]

4 new Swedish restaurants awarded Michelin Stars

Sweden’s culinary landscape continues to captivate global attention, as evidenced by the latest additions to the prestigious Michelin Guide. At the MICHELIN Guide Nordic Countries 2024 award ceremony held last month, four Swedish restaurants were awarded coveted stars. In Stockholm, Celeste, Dashi and Seafood Gastro were rewarded with one star while Chef-Owner Daniel Berlin and his restaurant VYN in Simrishamn, South Sweden, […]

The perfect holiday itinerary for the ultimate West Canada adventure

Western Canada is a destination that should be on your wish list! The sheer size and scale of the place is awe-inspiring and there are so many things to fit into your trip. When visiting Western Canada, you need to experience what Alberta and British Columbia, the two most western provinces, have to offer. The […]

Review: Pel’s Post at The Outpost Lodge, Kruger National Park, South Africa

The Kruger National Park is South Africa‘s biggest park, encompassing a staggering 2 million hectares of wilderness. The majority of the visitors travel to the South of the Park, leaving the North largely untapped and decidedly quieter. The northeastern corner of the country and Park is Pafuri – is home to some outstanding landscapes, flora, […]

Today is National Sweden Day: 5 top tips on how to celebrate like a true Swede

On 6 June Swedes celebrate the National Day in honor of two historical events: Gustav Vasa being elected king (1523) and the new constitution (1809). Since 2005, it is a public holiday. As summer approaches, anticipation builds for one of Sweden‘s most beloved traditions: Midsummer. This vibrant festival, second only to Christmas in its importance, […]

Review: 02 Beach Club and Spa, Christ Church, Barbados

There are plenty of all-inclusive resorts in Barbados to choose from but the O2 Beach Club and Spa elevates all-inclusive to another level. Named after life-giving oxygen, this sophisticated beach resort is the place to breathe in everything that Barbados has to offer. Paradise is included at the O2 Beach Club. Dining and drinks are […]

5 highlights of Hunan Province in China

Hunan, a province located in central China is a brazen mix of opposites, old and new, clatter and calm, traditional and trendy. It is a region of mountains, rivers, lakes and urban areas. China’s most revered leader Chairman Mao was born here. The peaks of Zhangjiajie National Park provided an excellent setting for the film […]

Luxury travel news from around the world (May 2024)

Introduction to this luxury travel news article… introduction to this luxury travel news article… introduction to this luxury travel news article… introduction to this luxury travel news article… introduction to this luxury travel news article… introduction to this luxury travel news article… introduction to this luxury travel news article… Leading luxury hospitality company Four Seasons introduces its […]

This trend is getting hot! Adventurous American ballooning experiences

A symbol of adventure, imagination, and love, hot air balloons have been traveling our skies since 1783 when the Montgolfier brothers designed the first documented paper and silk balloon which flew over Paris on November, 21st 1783 manned by Francois Pilatrê de Rozier and Francois Laurent, Marquis of Arlanders. And although hot air ballooning has […]

Review: Sea Breeze Beach House, Christchurch, Barbados

Inspired by the Tradewinds that gently bow the beachside palm trees and cool the guests, Sea Breeze Beach House serves up laid-back luxury. Set on the ultimate Caribbean paradise beach, stretching along 1,000 feet of soft white sand, Sea Breeze Beach House has a total of 122 rooms and suites. Artwork and soft furnishings carry […]

Thailand’s top luxury beach hotels

Thailand is a popular destination for so many reasons. From its rich culture to stunning landscapes, delicious cuisine and relaxed vibe, it makes a perfect escape from the mundane. One of the most popular elements of any trip to Thailand is the beach. With tropical golden sands, turquoise waters and an exciting choice of luxury […]