Category: Going Out

BUKHARA pop-up comes to London for two weeks in May

An exciting (albeit temporary) addition to London’s restaurant scene this summer, award-winning Indian restaurant BUKHARA will commandeer the Trianon Room in the Sheraton Park Tower – a Luxury Collection Hotel in Knightsbridge and pop-up for two weeks next month, from 17th May to 1st June 2012. Frequently hailed as the world’s best Indian restaurant, BUKHARA […]

Special feature: Aldemar Royal Mare, Hersonissos, Crete

Special feature: Aldemar Royal Mare, Hersonissos, Crete

When we arrived at Heraklion Airport one evening last October, our driver told us that it had rained on Crete for the last four days. We had visited at this time of year on several occasions now, though, and always found it to be a very palatable climate – warm enough to be in shorts […]

3 steps to ultimate Mediterranean luxury in Puglia, Italy

3 steps to ultimate Mediterranean luxury in Puglia, Italy

Among whitewashed seaside villages, glowing golden hill towns and the pink and yellow blossoms of a million never ending orchards, food is life in the Itria valley of Puglia. Miraculously, tourism is just taking hold in this agricultural heartland. The warm Southern Italian people still embrace outsiders like prodigal sons; inviting them to homemade meals […]

Denmark's first female chef to get a Michelin star

Denmark’s first female chef to get a Michelin star

Congratulations go to Anita Klemensen, aged 34, who is currently talk of the town after becoming Denmark’s first female chef to be lauded with a Michelin star. Her thatched woodland restaurant, just 10 miles north of the capital city of Copenhagen, Den Røde Cottage, serves Danish delicacies with ‘a female touch’.

April in Apulia, Italy - the top 5 reasons to visit

April in Apulia, Italy – the top 5 reasons to visit

Spring is a wonderful time to visit Puglia (or Apulia as it is known in English). Although yet to be discovered by the masses, the main attractions of this charming region of southern Italy can still get extremely busy in the height of the season and are best enjoyed earlier in the year. The evenings […]

5 of the best luxury activities in Scotland

5 of the best luxury activities in Scotland

Being home to some of the most stunning scenery in the world, Scotland is always been prime location for the pleasure seeker looking for the best getaway. Just in case you were looking to inspiration, here are five top activities for those looking for luxury with Scottish flavour. 1. Golf Golf, every bit as Scottish […]

5 decadent reasons to visit Zurich

5 decadent reasons to visit Zurich

Zurich is known for banking, watches and a rather serious population that works hard. Yet, there is more to Zurich than pin-strip suits and trains that run on time. Zurich is a gracious city with many delightful nooks and crannies to explore. Like secret treasures, decadent pleasures can be found throughout Zurich. Next time, stay […]

A surprise for diners eating in darkness

A surprise for diners eating in darkness

There’s uproar at one of Paris’ most exclusive restaurants this morning after it was revealed last night that it’s been serving up nothing but fast food since its inception in the early 1990s. Manger dans L’obscurité was one of the first ever restaurants to latch on to the idea of eating in total darkness. It […]

Top things to do in and around Monaco

Top things to do in and around Monaco

Between the south-eastern border of France and the Mediterranean is the Principality of Monaco, renowned for its glamour and scintillating luxury. If well-connected, one can visit the home of Prince Albert and his princess at the Prince’s Palace, or play with the highest of the high-rollers at Monte Carlo. For fans of the late Grace […]

5 wonderful places to dine in Calvi, Corsica

5 wonderful places to dine in Calvi, Corsica

Calvi is a delightful town in Northern Corsica, with an ancient citadel overlooking a luxury yacht filled marina and is well known for its superb Jazz Festival held each June. There is a myriad of good restaurants to choose from but here are a few of my favourite ideas for quality dining in and around […]

The top 5 luxury dining experiences in Vietnam

The top 5 luxury dining experiences in Vietnam

With Vietnam providing such a vast selection of restaurants up and down the span of the country, it can be difficult to decide what restaurants may be the best choice in providing quality Vietnamese food with a luxurious edge. As a traveller it is important to experience different tastes and flavours of the country but to also find […]

Top celebrity hangouts during the Cannes Film Festival

Top celebrity hangouts during the Cannes Film Festival

The annual Cannes Film Festival transforms this charming town in the French Riviera into a bustling hotspot filled with excitement as the biggest celebrities in Hollywood and worldwide come together to celebrate cinema. From local nightclubs, resorts and hotels, luxury Cannes Film Festival accommodation options see a sudden urge every year. Here are some top […]

3 steps to ultimate luxury in Bath

3 steps to ultimate luxury in Bath

Everybody has a romantic mental image of what Bath, England should look like: tidy rows of stately Georgian terrace homes of gray stone and slate roofs set among green hills of pastures and woodland. With its rejuvenated pedestrian center, a slew of Chef’s leading the culinary charge and hotels and inns ranging from swanky to […]

Interview with Richard Lumb, Co-Founder and Director of Kaluma Travel

Interview with Richard Lumb, Co-Founder and Director of Kaluma Travel

As an unhappy accountant, an offer of a job as a ski guide in Kitzbuhel was just too attractive to turn down. In short, Richard Lumb was hooked on the travel industry instantly and never looked back. Finding new products, innovations and delivering the best service in his niche market keeps his job extremely interesting […]

Top 10 luxury Australian experiences

Top 10 luxury Australian experiences

Australia offers a vast array of incredible attractions unique to the country. But when you visit Australia, don’t just follow the crowds – take your experience to the next level by selecting the VIP luxury option at each destination. Here’s a top 10 list of Australian VIP luxury experiences. Dinner at Uluru Sitting majestically in the heart of […]

Photograph of the week: Chateau Vaux le Vicomte, near Paris

Photograph of the week: Chateau Vaux le Vicomte, near Paris

This week’s image is of Chateau Vaux le Vicomte, which is about 50 kilometres from Paris. It is alleged that Nicolas Fouquet, the owner, was imprisoned by the then king of France, because the king was jealous that this chateau was better than his own!  More likely, it was because Fouquet, who’d helped finance France’s […]

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