The Nature Conservancy is again teaming up with Abercrombie & Kent, to offer you the chance to get up close with nature â€” brown bears, flying foxes, pink dolphins and giant tortoises. Their 2008 series is very similar to this year’s with a few changes to locations. The 2008 journeys include Brazil’s Pantanal (18th-28th May); […]
Enjoy the world’s greatest racing celebration over 50 glorious Spring days in Melbourne, Australia. Whether you come for the horses or the glamour, the jockeys or the fashion, you will love the Spring Racing Carnival in Melbourne. This year’s carnival will be bigger and better than ever before. It is on now, and continues […]
The spectacle of one of the world’s great horse races returns to Sofitel Brisbane this year with the running of the 2007 Melbourne Cup next month. On 6th November 2007, Sofitel Brisbane, in co-operation with Emirates Airline and Classic Hits 4KQ, will celebrate the great race with a party for punters, fashionistas and anyone […]
A new 124-ft superyacht capable of speeds up to 60 knots is the latest creation from New Zealand yacht builder McMullen & Wing. Their ERMIS2 vessel is capable of speeds similar to small powerboats and is powered by three MTU16V 4000 M90 series engines, generating some 10,900 bhp. The superyacht offers true luxury also, with […]
A 38 year old British man living in Sydney, Australia, who sold his internet business Direct Connection for an undisclosed sum in 2000, has paid £50,000 to fly in seat 1A in the first class area of next week’s inaugural flight of the Airbus A380 between Singapore and Sydney. Julian Hayward won an online ticket […]
The 7th Annual Hawaiki Nui, the only sailing regatta in the world with more lay days than races, takes place from the 14th to 26th October 2007. It’s a chance to party with a passion, as sailing crews battle across the islands and, thanks to Accor’s six exclusive resorts in French Polynesia, you can to […]
Go and enjoy two days of fun at this weekend’s Auckland Seafood Festival. Did you know there are 100 edible species to be found in New Zealand waters? Learn this and more, and share in some wonderful seafood from the Hauraki Gulf, an exciting street party, some first-class entertainment and a VIP lounge […]
From the 8th to 30th September, the Northland Kauri Festival will take place. The event celebrates and honours the kauri tree, a New Zealand icon. During the festival you can encounter some of the world’s largest remaining kauri trees with Footprints Waipoua. Local guides will take you a mythological exploration of life in the […]
A Tahitian Escape package from Accor French Polynesia offers guests an indulgent solution to the question of where to stay, with a three-island package. This specially-designed experience allows you to explore the different facets of French Polynesia. Created for romance, you’ll be showered with VIP extras and experiences for two. The package includes: 2 nights […]
Marvel at the five star InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort on Matira Point on the main island of Bora Bora.
Why not live the ultimate dream and relax in this stunningly beautiful corner of the South Island of New Zealand? Situated on 60 acres of land designated as an area of “outstanding natural beauty”, Buchanan Lodge provides the perfect hideaway. It has the snow-capped peaks of the Buchanan mountain range on one side and the […]
The Noosa Jazz Festival on the Sunshine Coast in East Australia will shortly run from 30th August to 2nd September 2007. Some 90 jazz sessions across a variety of indoor (mostly in Noosa restaurants) and outdoor venues will be held, and will cover a variety of different music styles, from modern to traditional. […]
A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Luxury New York limo service from Limo Liner Western Australia’s finest: Western Tourism Awards Adventures in friendship and fine dining from Single Gourmet The place for luxury and style: Luxury Lane
Sydney-based Blue Sky Design Group have come out with some futuristic-looking wallets made of a semi-flexible, water-resistant polymer called Desmopan. These durable and stylish Dosh wallets are also wear-resistant and chemical-resistant, and available in four distinct colours, including ‘charcoal’ and ‘red’. Can be purchased online for AUD$49, excluding delivery and GST.
Although delays have put the Airbus 380 back a little, the first scheduled flights are guaranteed of the aircraft are guaranteed to be by Singapore Airlines, probably in October 2007, running between Singapore and Sydney. And what’s more, the seats on those flights will be auctioned on eBay! The airline, the fuel supplier […]
Treat yourself to a luxury 5 star experience at the Millennium Hotel Christchurch, any Friday, Saturday or Sunday until 30th September 2007 and go into the draw to win a trip for two to the Bay of Islands valued at $2,000! You can currently enjoy superior room accommodation with Cathedral Square views on their winter […]