Category: Regions

Top 5 things to do in Queenstown, New Zealand

Top 5 things to do in Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown during the ski season is a vast and exciting playground. Ski fields like the popular Coronet Peak or The Remarkables offer challenging slopes for expert and beginner skiers and snowboarders alike, while dining in the town centre as†your clothes dry off perfectly rounds off the day. But what do you do if your sense […]

3 variations on Cape Cod's luxury B&Bs

3 variations on Cape Cod’s luxury B&Bs

If youíre fond of sand dunes and salty air Quaint little villages here and there Youíre sure to fall in love with old Cape Cod The singer Patti Page had not yet visited Massachusettsís seaside haven when she made this ode to the Cape a hit in the 1950s. Today the islandís sand dunes remain […]

Brazilís top 6 nature lodges

Brazilís top 6 nature lodges

If you didnít know already, Brazil is a nature loverís paradise with a huge diversity of wildlife and birdlife to excite even the most experienced of enthusiasts. Most of Brazilís best known areas for wildlife and nature are The Pantanal, the Amazon and Iguassu Falls but with such as huge country thereís no surprise that […]

5 fabulous things to see in Lucerne, Switzerland

5 fabulous things to see in Lucerne, Switzerland

Located in the geographic center of Switzerland, Lucerne is a crown jewel nestled along the banks and deep blue waters of Lake Lucerne. Surrounded by the majestic Alps and the Swiss Plateau, it is the perfect place to enjoy some of the best that this country has to offer. Here are the top things to […]

4 of the best experiences in Jordan

4 of the best experiences in Jordan

No matter where your interests lie, or what your reasons are for travelling, Jordan has a habit of ticking all the boxes. Home to an expanse of desert thatís ideal for adventure seekers, cosmopolitan cities whose foodie haunts are temptation enough for any culinary aficionado and a history that culture hunters can happily immerse themselves […]

The top 5 festivals in Croatia in 2015

The top 5 festivals in Croatia in 2015

Croatia, one of my top summer destinations for 2015! I love the cobbled side streets, people watching on a sunny afternoon, the coffee culture. The wine. Cocktails. Sun. Architecture. The old churches and cathedrals, and counting the sailing boats bob up and down in the distance. But what is new to me are the highly […]

Top 10 safari camps for elephant viewing

Top 10 safari camps for elephant viewing

Elephants hold a huge draw for people on luxury safaris, and itís no surprise Ė these amazing animals have intricate family ties, and human like emotions. Much research has been done on the elephant and it remains one of the most fascinating animals to see on any luxury safari. Elephants are currently being heavily persecuted […]

Photograph of the week: Paddleboarding with sharks in Moorea

Photograph of the week: Paddleboarding with sharks in Moorea

The photographer pre-visualised this half under/half over image before arriving in French Polynesia. Having travelled there before he was captivated by the crystal clear waters and teeming sea life of the area but wanted to include a human element in the shot. His idea was simple, to showcase the growing sport of stand-up paddleboarding amongst […]

Cruise the lower Danube and step ahead of the crowd

Cruise the lower Danube and step ahead of the crowd

Cruising European rivers on a luxurious river boat is becoming one of the most popular ways to explore Europe. The ‘unpack once’ and ‘all meals included’ features save time, money, and energy; shore excursions are included in the fare. Exploring a port city or village on your own appeals to the more adventurous while a […]

A guide to the Galapagos

A guide to the Galapagos

A trip to the Galapagos is likely to be a once in a lifetime holiday so itís important to visit when itís at its best. But when is that? Being on the Equator, it is a year round destination, but with different wildlife and sea temperatures throughout the seasons, certain months suit different travellers best. […]

The 5 most luxurious hotels in Gran Canaria

The 5 most luxurious hotels in Gran Canaria

It’s a top holiday destination, but if you’re after something a little bit special, what are your options in Gran Canaria? From child-friendly holidays to resorts where the staff know how to make a fuss of you, we’ve found five of the best. One thing we can assure you of is all of these places […]

Top 5 restaurants in Rioja, Spain

Top 5 restaurants in Rioja, Spain

La Rioja is Spainīs second-smallest Autonomous Community (after the Canary Islands). Despite this, the tiny province located in northern Spain is recognized worldwide thanks to its incredible wines. It is important to know that the Rioja wine-producing region does not consist solely of the region of La Rioja. It spreads itself through Rioja as well […]

If you want to play cowboy (or girl) in high style, head to Rainbow Ranch, Big Sky, Montana

If you want to play cowboy (or girl) in high style, head to Rainbow Ranch, Big Sky, Montana

Or in our case, my girlfriend and I decided to go looking for a couple of macho cowboys, which we combined with a wonderful R&R getaway at Rainbow Ranch Lodge – where a wilderness stay offers every conceivable luxury, down to a nightly delivery of homemade cookies. The 21-room lodge is bustling during ski season […]

5 things you may not know about Zermatt

5 things you may not know about Zermatt

Following my recent trip to Zermatt, not only did I fall in love with the skiing in this eco-friendly and super-efficient resort, but the village itself has more charm than a Disney classic. Although I was only visiting for 5 days and working a lot, I met great people and learnt some very interesting facts […]

5 rooms with breathtaking views in historic Lincoln

5 rooms with breathtaking views in historic Lincoln

All eyes are on Lincoln as the city prepares to hold a series of events throughout this year, to celebrate the 800th†anniversary of Magna Carta. One of the key events is The Great Magna Carta Weekend on June 13 to 14. Not only is a vibrant carnival parade taking place through the cityís streets, The […]

5 of the most female-friendly luxury travel destinations

5 of the most female-friendly luxury travel destinations

As a man who has travelled the world, I can only base my opinions of luxury destinations on my observations Ė which admittedly, is much different that a womanís point of view. So I asked some well-travelled female friends: ďWhat are some of the most female-friendly luxury destinations?Ē Great shopping and availability and variety of […]

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