Category: North America

Family fun in Hawaii, luxury in Nevis, a Disneyland members-only club and skiing in Val d'Isere

Family fun in Hawaii, luxury in Nevis, a Disneyland members-only club and skiing in Val d’Isere

I was recently invited to join the Luxury Travel Blog Network, a group of leading, like-minded, luxury travel bloggers from various corners of the globe. This is just an opportunity for us to share what we’ve each been up to each month. Regular readers of ALTB will already be aware that I enjoyed a lovely […]

Photograph of the week: Sunrise in Hawaii

Photograph of the week: Sunrise in Hawaii

Driving down to his office in Hanalei, Kauai one morning, Mike Lyons noticed unusual fog floating over the taro fields. He passes these gorgeous fields every day yet this clear calm morning was unique. Pulling over after crossing the one lane bridge into the valley, he stopped and savoured a gorgeous moment. The sun had […]

Top 10 islands in the world

Top 10 islands in the world

Popular travel review site TripAdvisor has come out with the results of its annual Travellers’ Choice® awards. Among them are the awards for the best islands in the world. Wonder which ones made the top 10, according to the opionions of TripAdvisor readers? Then read on… 1. Ambergris Caye, Belize Cayes For the second year […]

7 amazing picnic spots

7 amazing picnic spots

I’ve found that in life, efficiency and health are keys to a happy (not to mention productive) existence. This plays perfectly into my role as a cyclist and CEO. Between meetings, deadlines, training rides and other traveling obligations, sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in the day. This is why I’m a huge advocate for […]

The best places in the world for afternoon tea

The best places in the world for afternoon tea

Afternoon tea is a regal and delectable way to while away the afternoon, where you will be waited on hand and foot and treated to some delicious cuisine. Once reserved for society’s elite, afternoon tea is now a treat to be enjoyed by all. Although synonymous with England, afternoon tea is a concept now adopted […]

Top 10 tips for your first trip to Toronto

Top 10 tips for your first trip to Toronto

If you are planning a trip to Toronto, you will be spoilt for choice in this exciting, and vibrant city where there is so much to do, and so much to see. Although not the capital, Toronto is Canada’s largest city – make the most of your time there with our top 10 tips: 1. […]

The ultimate bucket list - part 3

The ultimate bucket list – part 3

Continuing from our previous instalment of the ultimate bucket list (see part 1 here and part 2 here), we are scouring the Earth trying to find the most adventurous and memorable things to do before kicking the proverbial bucket… Swim in the Devil’s Swimming Pool Live life on the edge – quite literally – in […]

The world's biggest snowball fight!

The world’s biggest snowball fight!

The Quebec Winter Carnival, celebrating its 60th year , is asking Quebec’s population to participate in the world’s biggest snowball fight. The goal is 6,000 participants. If you feel like going along, the even will be held on 1st February – the first Saturday of the carnival, from noon to 4.00 pm, on the Plains […]

The 10 most exotic scuba diving destinations in the world

The 10 most exotic scuba diving destinations in the world

There’s nothing quite like the scuba dive – you glide downward into what just might as well be another world, and in many ways is. You see things that are impossible anywhere else. It’s a passion that has to be lived to be fully understood. Here’s a look at 10 of the top places in […]

Photograph of the week: Hunting Island's salt marsh at sunset

Photograph of the week: Hunting Island’s salt marsh at sunset

This salt marsh is part of Hunting Island State Park located on St-Helena Island (Beaufort, South Carolina) at the end of US21 just before you enter the Fripp Island vacation community. It is an excellent place for birding, fishing and crabbing along the Marsh Boardwalk Trail which ends with the fishing pier. This photograph was […]

The ultimate Super Bowl travel package costing up to $500,000

The ultimate Super Bowl travel package costing up to $500,000

Thanks to a recently formed partnership between No Limit Air, Wings Air Helicopters and Safe Rides Unlimited high-rollers can now go above and beyond with the greatest Super Bowl travel package of all time. The experience begins with a flight on a G650, the most technologically advanced business aircraft in the sky, decked out with your […]

Summer paradise in Malibu

Summer paradise in Malibu

In the summertime, Malibu, California hosts what is considered by many as the most perfect weather on the planet.  The air has very little humidity, while temperatures remain between 75 degrees and 85 degrees Fahrenheit.  It should not come as a surprise that Malibu is the most highly desired areas to vacation in Southern California.  […]

Win a fabulous 2 night stay in Malibu!

Win a fabulous 2 night stay in Malibu!

To celebrate the launch of their new website, Privé Luxury Rentals is giving away a free 2 night stay at their Modern Malibu Hills Estate in Malibu, CA the weekend of Aug 22 and 23 in the summer of 2014. This is the prime time to enjoy the perfect weather, surf, and beaches of Malibu […]

Touring New York City by land and by air

Touring New York City by land and by air

Sightseeing in New York City is a tough enterprise, especially if you’re on foot and on a tight schedule. This metropolis of over 8 million people can be so overwhelming at first that you’re not even sure where to begin. Here are some pointers about must-see attractions and the best way to explore them. Empire […]

5 of the best luxury hotels in the world

5 of the best luxury hotels in the world

Have you always wondered what it is like to live like you are rich and famous? The most luxurious hotels in the world will allow you to experience the decadent life, if you can afford a single night in their establishment. Here’s our pick of 5 of the best luxury hotels on the planet… The […]

Trends for luxury travel in 2014 – local life and set-jetting

Trends for luxury travel in 2014 – local life and set-jetting

In this post, we predict what we think will be the key trends for luxury travel in 2014, and we have also hand-picked a selection of the world’s most luxurious destinations, hotels and resorts that encompass each of these growing trends. Read on to learn more about our predicted trends of ‘local life’ and ‘set-jetting’. […]

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