Category: Regions

The top 3 adrenalin buzzes in the Alps this Summer

The top 3 adrenalin buzzes in the Alps this Summer

The summer in the Alps is a paradise for extreme sports enthusiasts. For the serious adrenalin junkies, the wingsuit flying craze, has to be the ultimate† mad thing to do. However, this is really only accessible to the very elite. It involves wearing a specialized wingsuit, jumping off a cliff and in effect freeflying for […]

7 stunning ports of call in the Adriatic Sea

7 stunning ports of call in the Adriatic Sea

A medieval minefield of dazzling displays, the rich waters of the Adriatic are full of surprises that will leave you glowing with delight. Recently becoming one of the trendiest destinations for yachting, explore the kingdoms of old, from the inspiring coastal ports of Croatia cloaked in sublime heritage to dipping your toes in the woven […]

Suite of the week: Bentley Suite, St. Regis Istanbul, Turkey

Suite of the week: Bentley Suite, St. Regis Istanbul, Turkey

Suite name: Bentley Suite Location: St. Regis Istanbul, Turkey Size of accommodation: 140 sq metres plus over-sized terrace Cost per night: starts from Ä5,050.00 What makes it special: The Bentley Suite brings unique luxury motoring indoors, in a prime location, overlooking Istanbul’s answer to Fifth Avenue. You don’t need to be a Bentley owner, or […]

See the best of Ipanema

See the best of Ipanema

Think of Rio, and itís hard not call to mind images of the Girl From Ipanema, sashaying along the streets of this upscale neighborhood. Best known for its beautiful beach and for the beautiful people that frequent it, Ipanema offers a great deal besides sunbathing and people-watching. Here you can enjoy a drink in the […]

4 sustainable South Africa wines to look out for

4 sustainable South Africa wines to look out for

South Africa wines Ė they are not only popular among locals but equally appreciated by connoisseur international wine buyers and even collectors. South Africa is known for its Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, the unique South African Pinotage, Cape Riesling and several others. Many new vineyards focus on Pinot Noir. There has been a significant increase […]

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 […]

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