6 of the best in New England

By Scott Anderson on Aug 11, 2019 in Canada, Connecticut, Cruises & Boat Travel, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, North America, Regions, Rhode Island, Speciality Travel, USA, Vermont New England – that six-state huddle in America’s northeastern corner – retains all of the rural charm that first greeted the pioneers some 400 years ago. Dense forests […]

The ultimate luxury resort experience in Crete

When visiting Crete, the opportunity to indulge in the deep blue Aegean Sea and an incredible resort might be too much to resist. Thankfully, Daios Cove is ready to capture your imagination. This 5-star luxury resort in Crete is situated in Vathi near Agios Nikolaos in the north east part of the island. Its wonderful […]

Spain: have it your way

Spain is home to emerald hills, charming red-roofed hamlets, and pristine white villages, not to mention an abundance of wine, olives, cheeses, and culinary delicacies unique to each region. While the interior of the country has much to offer in its own right, we have found the most inspiring scenery and cultural treasures in the […]

The best luxury retreats in Latin America for photographers

By Simon Williams on Aug 08, 2019 in Accommodation, Argentina, Attractions, Brazil, Caribbean, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Going Out, Regions, South America With landmasses than span mountain ranges, deserts, icefields, rainforest, salt-plains, rivers and savannahs, Latin America’s natural diversity is one of the region’s greatest attractions. Speckled with sophisticated modern metropolises and older towns of crumbling […]

35 fun things to do in Dubai (plus a bonus one!)

Dubai is the Disneyland of cities with a seemingly endless amount of things to do. To give you some inspiration for your next holiday to Dubai we’ve managed to narrow it down (and we use the term loosely), so here are the top 35 things to do in Dubai (in no particular order). If you […]

Discover the Barcelona modernist route

Modernisme, or Catalan Modernism, came to Barcelona at the end of the 19th century. This architectural style, similar to the Art Nouveau movement, played a major role in indicating the social status of the then infamous bourgeoisie. Rich clients used to employ well-known architects to design them a Modernista house, complete with the style’s recognisable […]

9 wilderness retreats to experience the real Australia

Did you know that Australia is the third least-densely populated countries in the world after Namibia and Mongolia? With about 1.1 million square miles of interior land (or the Outback) mostly unchanged and uninhabited, the country offers an almost endless array of wildlife and wilderness adventures you can include during your visit. To help you […]

Luxury travel news this week

By Paul Johnson on Aug 04, 2019 in Accommodation, Africa, Air Travel, Cruises & Boat Travel, Europe, Featured, France, Health & Safety, Hotels, Kenya, Middle East, Regions, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Western Europe Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure […]

Last minute luxury safaris

When booking a safari, it’s often recommended to book at least six months in advance. This is normally ample time for there to be availability at your first choice lodge, but with many safari lodges having a limited capacity and peak season falling in the holiday period, demand often exceeds supply. We do however understand […]

These cities have the cheapest luxury hotels in the world

By Carmen Caballero on Aug 01, 2019 in Accommodation, Asia, Central America, China, Colombia, Hotels, India, Malaysia, Panama, Regions, South America, Thailand, Vietnam Luxury hotels around the world are increasingly expensive. Over the years, the average price of a room increased around seven percent during the past five years. But for travelers looking for deals, […]

An insider’s guide to Africa’s top 10 best-kept secrets

The truth is, anyone who has been on safari will tell you to go exactly where they went - because here is a fun little secret; everyone has an amazing time on safari. A lot of people therefore flock to the famous names to check them off a list, whilst casually glossing over some of the lesser-known […]

40 Things For His 40th Birthday

My husband turned 40 at the beginning of July. I wanted a Bacchanalian celebration, cake and lights and streamers and swarms of people, forgetting entirely that this milestone wasn’t about me. The realization would hit me eventually, before too much planning had occurred: he didn’t want a big to-do. Nor did he want, he insisted, […]