The magic of the Maasai Mara

To visit the Maasai Mara is to experience the original spirit and essence of ‘safari,’ reminiscent of a golden era of romance, professional guiding, adventure and elegance. The Mara is a timelessly unspoiled wilderness with endlessly beautiful views, boundless game animals, and colourful birdlife. It remains the home of the Masai people and small clans […]

Wow! A £25 million luxury ski chalet for £700 per night!

Sounds too good to be true? That’s because it is. But these are the type of listings you will now find frequently on well known globally trusted accommodation web sites. It’s a growing problem in our industry. Alongside these fake listings on authoritative booking sites there also a number of phoney websites sprouting up on […]

Recipe of the week: Almond cake with olive oils from Spain

Olive Oil is staple in any kitchen, with Spain being the world’s leading producer and exporter of the ingredient – nicknamed “liquid gold”. There are over 200 different olive tree varietals in Spain, and the versatile recipe component can be used in a variety of ways – from conserving, braising, sautéing, basting, sousing, stewing, roasting, comfiting, and […]

5 unique South African safari experiences

With a plethora of enticing safari and game lodge options available in South Africa, why not opt for a unique experience for your next trip. Here are five of my favorites to whet your safari appetite: Explore wildlife waterways at Marataba Luxury Lodge Although sitting on a boat watching wildlife is an experience usually associated […]

A road trip through Provence

Travel in 2021 is going to be challenging. We will continue to want to keep our distance and stay out of crowded, tourist resorts. Therefore, going somewhere so attuned to the traveller’s needs as Provence might not be your best option. However, the desire to see our beautiful world up close is more potent than […]

The Little Venice of Gran Canaria

The island of Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands, is one of the year-round destinations we can jet off to once travel is back in our lives.  One of the prettiest resorts in Gran Canaria is Puerto Mogan on the southwest coast.  You’ll see below why Puerto Mogán is known as ‘Little Venice’, and is […]

Win £20,000 / $27,000 / €22,000 in luxury travel advertising!

We know how tough the travel industry is finding it at the moment. Having worked in travel for more than 30 years myself, I’m acutely aware of how difficult it is for travel businesses right now. This is why we ran a competition towards the back-end of last year, to win £10,000 worth in travel […]

5 must-visit places in North Wales

North Wales is a land of epic landscapes and changing environments. It is a place alive with action and a rich, distinctive culture of its own. Amongst the transient topography, you can find some real gems that make this place one of the most immersive places to explore in Europe. Here you can find designated […]

Must-visit safari destinations in 2021

2021 certainly didn’t begin as we were expecting, and it would be far too easy to become bogged down in the negativity that is constantly thrown our way; however, do not stop dreaming of the beautiful adventures that await you once the storm has cleared. Whether you are a looking for a family holiday, that […]

Taking steps to improve your travel photography

When thinking about travel photography, often what raises the level of your images are small adjustments in approach or composition, based around your intent. What are you hoping to achieve when you want to make a photograph? Having this thought is the first step to realising your vision. A yardstick commonly used is, have I […]

10 immunity boosting retreats in Asia

By Joanne McFarlane on Jan 09, 2021 in Asia, Bhutan, Health & Safety, India, Indonesia, Regions, Spas & Pampering, Speciality Travel, Thailand, Travel Miscellany, Vietnam One thing the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us is that health is wealth. Taking good care of ourselves both physically and emotionally during these challenging times is essential. Yet, when […]

Recipe of the week: Surf and turf

Classic surf n turf, a kitsch combination if ever there was one, rides the line between Hellenistic hedonism and crassulent cacophony. And regardless of where Americans find themselves plucking this particular cord, its verisimilitude in popular food culture cannot be in doubt. Instead of the more ostentatious pairing of lobster and steak, wild Gulf White […]

Top 10 places to see in the Indian subcontinent in 2021

With a number of restrictions, closed borders and mandatory quarantine, the year 2020 passed away giving a greater meaning and importance to travel. During the lockdown, seeing amazing places around the globe through the internet has made every traveler enthusiastic and eager to fly to that dream destination away from all the pandemic negativity. With […]