Category: Regions

The best ways to experience the white water of the Southern French Alps

The best ways to experience the white water of the Southern French Alps

  The Southern French Alps have the best play spots in the Alps for experienced white water kayakers with big water, technical descents and roller coaster rapids on famous rivers like the Durance and the Ubaye. However, unless you have already spent several years learning and perfecting your white water kayaking skills, this will be […]

Visit Vitoria-Gasteiz, Queen of the Basque Country

Visit Vitoria-Gasteiz, Queen of the Basque Country

Like Rodney Dangerfield, Vitoria-Gasteiz, founded in 1181, still hasnít received the level of respect it so richly deserves. Admittedly, it doesnít have famous museums to rival Bilbaoís Guggie (but really, who does?) and it will never replace San Sebastian as a chic getaway for the moneyed, beautiful people who canít wait to drop umpteen pounds […]

Thailandís famous island offers luxury residences for family travellers

Thailandís famous island offers luxury residences for family travellers

The island of Koh Samui, located in the Gulf of Thailand, is known as a luxury beach hideaway destination in which to relax and rejuvenate. Only an hourís flight from its capital city, Bangkok, and with direct international or connecting flights from key gateway cities, it is convenient to visit this tropical island from anywhere […]

5 top Michelin star restaurants in the North of Spain

5 top Michelin star restaurants in the North of Spain

With its incredible landscapes and unique cultures, the north of Spain is probably best known for its gastronomy. Very talented chefs know just how to blend innovative techniques with the simplicity and traditions of their roots. From the fresh seafood of Galicia, the fabada of Asturias, and the culinary innovation of Basque country, if you […]

6 unmissable experiences on the Southern Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica

6 unmissable experiences on the Southern Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica

The southern most tip of the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica is one of the most difficult places to reach in the country but the journey is well worth the effort. It is also becoming one of the most popular spots in the country too as it has a combination of several incredible surf spots, […]

Interview with Lucy Fox, PR leader at RMG PR & Events

Interview with Lucy Fox, PR leader at RMG PR & Events

Lucy Fox is a travel and lifestyle PR working for luxury agency RMG PR & Events. She started her career running a first class travel business and has worked alongside many industry figureheads. As joint founder of Fox Rendall International, she was awarded the worldwide Hyatt Hotels account responsible for managing the UK press function. […]

6 of the best beaches for a special Summer in Spain

6 of the best beaches for a special Summer in Spain

Spain has 4,964 kilometers of coastline and between 150 and 300 days of sun, depending on where you are on around the peninsula. Not all beaches were created equal in Spain, many are rammed with people lying about like sea lions in front of miles and miles of unattractive hotels and out dated apartment buildings.† […]

The 4 bears of Canada and how best to see them

The 4 bears of Canada and how best to see them

Luxury comes in many forms; sometimes it is in 1000 thread count bed sheets, sometimes in the magic of seeing a bear in his natural habitat. Three species of bear call Canada home; the polar bear, king of the Arctic, the grizzly with his hump and long claws and the black bear who is the […]

6 ways to make your visit to Rome fantastic

6 ways to make your visit to Rome fantastic

A lifetime is not enough to explore Rome Ė make that several lifetimes. The ancient ruins are still being excavated, restored, and preserved for the next millennium of those who seek the wonders of the Eternal City. On my last of many trips to Rome, I was not surprised to make new discoveries and to […]

5 fantastic ways to experience the Okanagan Valley

5 fantastic ways to experience the Okanagan Valley

Think of a sunny destination and Canada may not immediately come to mind, but did you know that the Okanagan Valley in the southern interior of the westernmost province of British Colombia, boasts more hours of sunshine than Rio de Janeiro or Hawaii? Another astonishing aspect of this increasingly popular tourist destination is the diversity […]

3 of the best laid-back luxury hotels in the Caribbean

3 of the best laid-back luxury hotels in the Caribbean

Our top pick of laid back luxury hotels in the Caribbean feature the first private island escape in the Grenadines, a laid back retreat set in tropical gardens on the island of St Lucia and a unique and artistic hideaway on the sleepy †island of Bequia. Laid back luxury is all about the no frill’s […]

10 things to enjoy in Maine

10 things to enjoy in Maine

As I rapidly discovered when planning 10 days in Maine, this part of America is enormous and trying to visit it all (or even more than a small corner) in 10 days isn’t possible. Instead we picked the area we most wanted to visit – the coastline between Kennebunkport and Camden. Next time we can […]

Recipe of the week: Rock lobster and seaweed sushi: tiramisu of king crab flavored with coconut and lemon

Recipe of the week: Rock lobster and seaweed sushi: tiramisu of king crab flavored with coconut and lemon

A finely sculpted tiramisu of King Crab is the perfect delight for seafood lovers seeking a mix of sweet taste of desserts. This very delicacy reflects the professionalism and enthusiasm of the chef who precisely designed it in a way that it is appealing and mouth-watering to even vegans. High in protein and exotic in […]

5 of the best hotels in Kiev

5 of the best hotels in Kiev

Despite recent political troubles, the capital city of Kiev remains safe and welcoming to travellers. For those who find cities such as Moscow too crowded and intimidating, they will be pleasantly surprised to learn that Kiev is a great alternative for luxury travellers who want to explore this region of the world. Hyatt Regency Boasting […]

10 things to do on Lord Howe Island

10 things to do on Lord Howe Island

Undiscovered and unspoiled by man for almost 7 million years, Lord Howe is a diamond amongst the rough seas of the pacific. The island with UNESCO world heritage status only allows 400 visitors at any time, so you should feel like a VIP the minute you step from the plane onto the narrow runway which […]

Suite of the week: Alexander House Hotel and Utopia Spa, West Sussex, UK

Suite of the week: Alexander House Hotel and Utopia Spa, West Sussex, UK

Suite name:†Great Dixters, Master Suite, Cedar Lodge Suites Location:†Alexander House Hotel and Utopia Spa, Turners Hill, East Grinstead, West Sussex, UK Size of accommodation:†100 sq m (Master Suite) Cost per night: from £348.00 per person (for the Duplex Master Suite) What makes it special:†A memorable stay for all the right reasons! A philosophy soaked up […]

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