Author Archive for Diana Cherry

Diana Cherry is Director of Operations for Oxford Private Travel which delivers a personalised concierge style service to its international discerning clientele looking for the finest in luxury travel. Offering a stunning portfolio of exclusive villas, luxury hotels, deluxe superyachts and private island, no detail is overlooked for a truly memorable holiday experience.

Top 10 French Polynesia experiences

Top 10 French Polynesia experiences

Breath-taking turquoise lagoons, towering lush mountains, sumptuous food and a rich local culture make the islands of French Polynesia the perfect tropical paradise. Here are 10 of our favourite experiences: Enjoy the luxurious lagoons Life revolves around the spectacular lagoons that encircle the many islands that make up The Society Islands. The best resorts are […]

Lights... camera... action! 10 film locations you must visit

Lights… camera… action! 10 film locations you must visit

?Lights, camera, action…!? And you should definitely have your camera ready for these amazing breath taking film locations. So many times I have watched some fabulous films and been inspired by the backdrop, wishing I could be transported there or indeed know where they are in order to get my itinerary arranged and tickets booked […]

Our top 10 sunset hotspots in the world

Our top 10 sunset hotspots in the world

For me it is quite amazing to think wherever you are in the world you are witnessing the same burning sun dip below the horizon. Yet the same sun setting each day offers a unique moment, special to you. Sunset is one of my favourite times of the day ? a moment to reflect on […]

5 top tips of travelling with a baby to the Caribbean

5 top tips of travelling with a baby to the Caribbean

Does the birth of your precious new baby mean the downfall to your favourite holiday destination I hear you ask? For so many of us travel and exploring new cultures is a huge passion – we count down the days until our next holiday and we love the process of deciding where our next adventure […]

10 reasons to visit the Amalfi Coast in September

10 reasons to visit the Amalfi Coast in September

Everything about the Amalfi Coast embodies la dolce vita: the stunning scenery at every twist in the road, the beautiful and passionate people, luxurious hotels, that turquoise coloured water, and endless sumptuous food. Let alone the history and culture that oozes from practically every marble stone. However we are not the only people to have […]

Top 4 foodie destinations for the luxury traveller

Top 4 foodie destinations for the luxury traveller

For the luxury traveller, VIP travel is about luxury and comfort but its also about quality. The quality of the experience, the quality of the products and for some in particular, the quality of the food and drink which can be enjoyed and savoured during the holiday. As well as being food enthusiasts ourselves (read […]

5 key questions for a sublime luxury yacht holiday experience

5 key questions for a sublime luxury yacht holiday experience

A luxury yacht holiday can be described in one word?..blissful! Picture it?..sailing on open waters, freedom and isolation from the rest of the world, chartering into inaccessible or unspoilt territories, and all with the added comfort of luxurious surroundings, state of the art facilities, and a team of experienced, professional and attentive staff to service […]

Wellness breaks - top 3 choices for a luxury spa experience

Wellness breaks – top 3 choices for a luxury spa experience

Looking after ourselves isn?t often easy with the pressures of every-day life, so it?s not surprising that many view their one-two week holiday as a chance for some well- deserved R&R! Hotels and resorts have not only vastly improved their offering over the years from the standard swimming pool to now, a much more holistic […]

5 amazing luxury villas to visit in 2016

5 amazing luxury villas to visit in 2016

Villa holidays are the ideal choice for family getaways, providing a winning combination of privacy and independence whilst offering the high standards of service and convenience you?d expect from a luxury hotel. Ideal for large multi-generational families, groups of friends or a celebration getaway, the design of luxury villas nowadays caters for everyone in the […]

4 ways to enjoy the best of Napa Valley

4 ways to enjoy the best of Napa Valley

The Pacific Highway road trip is growing in popularity as a great way to discover the West Coast of America. From San Francisco to Los Angeles, you can take in the finest of great city living, national parks, and of course some of the best wine regions in the world. One of our highly recommended […]

Top 3 romantic destinations for 2016

Top 3 romantic destinations for 2016

So the mayhem of Valentine’s Day is over but why does romance only have to take place one month a year? Surely romance should happen all year round, especially as travelling can be one of the greatest joys to experience together. Eclectic cities like Paris and Rome are synonymous with love and romance and the […]

Top 3 luxury destinations to visit in 2016

Top 3 luxury destinations to visit in 2016

The new year is here and what better time to start thinking of new adventures for 2016! Luxury trend-setting travel clients are always keen to discover interesting or new and up and coming destinations. There are plenty of great destinations to visit but here are our top three recommendations: South Africa We?re noticing that the […]

La Dolce Vita of the Italian Lakes

La Dolce Vita of the Italian Lakes

The Italian Lakes are a huge attraction for both Italians and international jet-setters wishing to soak up chic Italian style, cuisine, relaxation and stunning natural beauty. There are five major lakes in the Italian Lake District but it is the two most iconic ? Lake Como and Lake Garda – which have seen a popular […]

4 destinations to embrace the holiday spirit (rum)

4 destinations to embrace the holiday spirit (rum)

Stunning white sandy beaches, clear crystal blue waters – what better way to relax and get into the holiday spirit?..by getting into the holiday spirits!? As well as the stunning scenery, first class service, idyllic views some of our favourite island destinations seem to have one thing in common ? their love of rum! Here […]

5 luxury city breaks to enjoy this Autumn

5 luxury city breaks to enjoy this Autumn

Summer sunshine and beaches may be a distant memory but with Autumn comes plenty of adventure!? The milder temperatures make for an ideal city break where you can discover culture, cuisine, history and architecture.? Luxury travellers should always ask their personal travel agent about the tips and secret tricks to ensure you can discover the […]

7 luxury locations for VIP jetsetters

7 luxury locations for VIP jetsetters

You don?t have to visit L.A for Hollywood glamour; there are plenty of other destinations where the world?s fashionable elite convene to experience luxury at its finest along with superb and discreet service where your every need is catered for. Here are the top seven destinations for the jet setting elite: Cannes Home to the […]