The Turkish delights of chartering a luxury gulet

Endless days of sunshine and warmth beckon in the Eastern Mediterranean even as we head into winter, but you can start planning your next spring or summer holiday and take your friends and family to Turkey on a beautiful luxury gulet adventure in 2021. Gulets are traditional wooden-hulled vessels that are locally built and offer […]

Iceland in 2021 – social distance locations

Despite news of vaccines and a changing political environment, I think it’s safe to say that the COVID-19 virus won’t be fully eradicated any time soon. Not in the first half of 2021 anyway. However, that doesn’t mean that travel and ‘life’ can’t take on a semblance of normality as countries and borders get to […]

The best spa days in Barcelona

Friendly warning: due to the current Coronavirus situation and restrictions that are regularly changing, it’s best to double check before leaving that the venue you’re heading to is open and operating. Deep back massages, a dip in the heated pool with panoramic sea views, and a steam in the sauna. Sound inviting? With all the […]

Photograph of the week: Borobudur, Indonesia

Borobudur Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage site and the largest Buddhist Temple in the world containing more Buddha sculptures than any other site in the world; 504 Buddhas to be exact. There is a lot of mystery and uncertainty about exactly when and why the temple was built. One thing is certain though; Borobudur […]

I Do Not Have The Emotional Bandwidth For A Coup Right Now.

Dear GOP, Look, here’s the thing: I’ve got a lot going on right now. I mean, not technically. Technically, I walk around the house nursing a stash of Halloween candy while occasionally changing from “day pajamas” to “night pajamas” (the sartorial differences are subtle but significant). Today I cried while watching a tiktok video, a […]

A passport’s life

By Jamie Edwards on Nov 10, 2020 in Travel Miscellany I am an obsessive collector. At ten, I started collecting postage stamps, fascinated by the colorful, miniature designs and illustrations. By twelve, I was also collecting stickers; Hello Kitty, Miffy, scratch ‘n’ sniff, sparkly, and those satisfyingly tactile, puffy ones. When I moved to NYC […]

Where can Americans travel to in November?

By Christopher Hill on Nov 09, 2020 in Africa, Asia, Belize, Brazil, Caribbean, Central America, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Kenya, Maldives, Mexico, North America, Regions, Rwanda, South America, Tanzania The election may be over, but clearly, Covid-19 is not, so there are still restrictions on where Americans can travel.  And with Thanksgiving this month, […]

6 brag-worthy experiences from around the world

By Matt Holmes on Nov 09, 2020 in Adventure Travel, Africa, Asia, Austria, Bhutan, California, Eastern Europe, Europe, France, Iceland, Italy, Kenya, Namibia, North America, Norway, Regions, Slovenia, Speciality Travel, Switzerland, Tanzania, USA, Western Europe Why settle for a ho-hum holiday when you can experience a one-of-a-kind adventures that will leave you with lasting memories? […]

Suite of the week: STAR Class™ Producer’s Suite, Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Costa Rica, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Suite name: STAR Class™ Producer’s SuiteLocation: Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Costa Rica, Guanacaste, Costa RicaSize of accommodation: 3,110 square feetCost per night: starting from $735 per night, based on double occupancyWho’s stayed there: Mario Lopez and his wife and kids; Vanessa Morgan; Rachel Lindsay and several other members of The Bachelor franchise, including Kristina Schulman, Astrid Loch, Whitney Fransway, Bibiana […]

Some favorite organic Maui restaurants during the pandemic

In light of everything that’s going on in the world, sharing some of the healthiest foods available on Maui is important. And with its rich, volcanic soil and perennially-warm climate, it ought to arrive as no surprise that Maui lends itself well to organic dining. Indeed, what yields from its natural world—coupled with an active, […]

3 museums opening simultaneously in Egypt

Even though the pandemic has slowed down any plans for travel, this has not stopped the construction and renovation work of three glorious museums in Egypt. If you’re already enthusiastic about planning a trip to Egypt and learning all about the amazing history it has to offer, now is the perfect time to book your […]

Recipe of the week: Dynamite lobster

The Santa Barbara County wine region is a chef’s delight – its fertile farms and vineyards produce some of the best produce and wine grapes in the state of California, and its ranches are home to herds of prized beef cattle, lamb, and other would-be proteins. Ingredients arrive at restaurant doors fresh from the fields, […]

Our COVID-19 safe travel experience from London to Phnom Penh via Singapore

By Paul Eyers on Nov 05, 2020 in Accommodation, Air Travel, Asia, Cambodia, Europe, Food and Drink, Health & Safety, Hotels, Regions, Singapore, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, United Kingdom, Western Europe Back in March, with the Cambodian borders closing and our global health care deemed invalid due to the World Health Organisation declaring a pandemic, […]

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Although international travel may be off the agenda for much of the world at present, here at A Luxury Travel Blog we continue to share new articles on a daily basis – often multiple times a day – which we hope continues to inspire you for when normality returns. Historically, travel has always been exceptionally […]

5 unique stays in Victoria Falls

By Warwick Blow on Nov 04, 2020 in Accommodation, Adventure Travel, Africa, Hotels, Leisure Travel, Regions, Resorts, Speciality Travel, Zambia, Zimbabwe The Victoria Falls are one of the great natural wonders of the world and justifiably so. At peak flow a gigantic curtain of water plunges 100m into a boiling chasm below, stretching a mile […]