In celebration of romance: beautiful pink places around the world

By Thomas Ryves on Feb 14, 2019 in Asia, Attractions, Australia, Europe, Going Out, Honeymoons, India, Italy, Japan, Leisure Travel, Mexico, North America, Oceania, Regions, Speciality Travel, Western Europe In celebration of Valentine’s Day and the month of romance, we highlight our favourite pink places and natural phenomena around the world, from taking in the […]

How to Plan a Group Trip With Friends

I love planning trips for my friends. I think that it’s a great way to do a service to my friends, to spend time with them, and to foster new connections between them. I believe that if all of my friends are good friends with each other, that makes my friend circle very strong. The […]

Top 5 adventure activities at Victoria Falls

Over the years the area around Victoria Falls on the Zimbabwe/Zambia border has developed into one of Southern Africa’s leading adventure tourism destinations.  Clearly the main attraction of the area is still a visit to visit the Falls themselves, and for most visitors this will take around half a day if they do this with […]

Frigiliana, Spain

On our way back to Seville from Cartagena, we stopped in the village of Frigiliana. Known as “the most beautiful pueblo blanco in Spain,” we found a nice Airbnb there and decided to hang out for a few days. Situated less than an hour east of Málaga and just north of the coastal town of […]

Beach resorts and vegan food in Hua Hin, Thailand

By Paul Eyers on Feb 13, 2019 in Featured Less than 3 hours drive from Bangkok are the golden sands of Hua Hin, a seaside destination that offers the perfect option for a weekend escape from the city. The options are endless with most major hotel and resort operators having properties in Hua Hin. For […]

12 baby friendly honeymoon ideas

By Kim Robertson on Feb 13, 2019 in Accommodation, Africa, Antigua and Barbuda, Caribbean, Cyprus, Europe, Family Travel, Featured, Greece, Honeymoons, Hotels, Italy, Leisure Travel, Mauritius, Middle East, Portugal, Regions, Resorts, Spain, Speciality Travel, Western Europe Travelling on honeymoon with a baby needn’t be daunting. With a little preparation and a few helpful extras, it […]

The world’s largest connected ski areas

By Craig Burton on Feb 12, 2019 in Austria, Europe, France, Italy, Leisure Travel, North America, Regions, Speciality Travel, USA, Utah, Western Europe When it comes to ski resorts, for some people, size isn’t everything. Many skiers are happy cruising around smaller areas coated with trees and idyllic villages without getting bored of skiing the […]

Climbing a via ferrata in Gran Canaria

Recently I visited the Spanish island of Gran Canaria off north-west Africa whilst working alongside car manufacturer Hyundai. Not only was it an opportunity to experience some highlights of the island, but it also served as a great excuse to test drive the all-new Hyundai i30 Fastback N (pictured here outside our hotel) – part of the i30 […]

Why you should cruise around Japan

From its ultra high-tech cities and world-beating food to its grand temples and bamboo forests, there really is no other country like Japan. Tuck into a steaming bowl of ramen at a station counter or watch a tea ceremony in an imperial castle, and you’ll see for yourself the wonderfully Japanese fascination with detail that […]

7 unmissable luxury hotels in South Africa

As a travel writer based in South Africa, I have the privilege of visiting some of the country’s finest hotels and lodges. Here’s a short-list of seven of my most memorable stays from the last year, all offer uncompromising luxury, food & wine experiences, and of course set in stunning locations. 1. The Old Rectory, […]

3 terrific superyachts for yacht charter in the Caribbean

One basic rule in superyacht charter is that yachts move! This exciting aspect of yacht charter means that a yacht and crew that you love may be available for a yacht charter in the Caribbean one winter, and then in New England the next summer. While the winter after the same yacht might be available […]

5 unique luxury hotels in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a cultural and business gateway, it is only natural there are many unique, luxury hotels across the city. In most cases, hotels are unique blends of old and new that transcend the usual definitions of hotels. They are neighborhood and historical combinations that give the traveler a unique lodging experience that combines luxury […]

Batería de Castillitos, Spain

Just outside the city of Cartagena, Spain, lies an interesting and somewhat odd “castle” and battery called the Batería de Castillitos. When we were in Cartagena, we took the opportunity to drive up there to check it out and see some of the mount’s amazing views. Built in the 1930s, this battery is somewhat kitschy […]

Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please click on the red bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the page and click ‘subscribe’ (works on desktop only – for other ways to […]

The best new luxury hotels in Costa Rica

With Costa Rica fast becoming the hottest destination in recent years for holidaymakers the world over (largely helped in the UK by new direct flights), there has in turn been a host of new hotels opening across the country. As many people look at this tropical paradise as being the ideal location for a luxury […]