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Top luxury Spring destinations for couples

Top luxury Spring destinations for couples

Spring has arrived which means warm weather, high temperatures and glorious sunshine. If you are looking to get away with your partner this season to de-stress after a hectic Christmas and New Year, then rest assured there are some fantastic locations for a luxury break away. Travelling at this time of year can reap its advantages because [...]

Top 10 new luxury hotels for 2012

Top 10 new luxury hotels for 2012

Jumeirah Vittaveli, Maldives Having opened in December 2011 Jumeirah Vittaveli is already gathering outstanding reviews and it’s little wonder with the Beach Villa lead-in room types spanning an interior of a whopping 184 sq m. It’s space, comfort and luxury all the way as each villa comes with its own private L-shaped swimming pool with [...]

The top 25 luxury hotels in the world

The top 25 luxury hotels in the world

Tripadvisor has once again published its Travellers’ Choice awards – this time for 2012.   The top 25 hotels in the worldwide luxury category are as follows: 1. Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo – Chiyoda, Japan 2. Hotel Imperial Vienna – Vienna, Austria 3. Hotel Palacio de la Magdalena – Soto del Barco, Spain 4. La Casa [...]

World Travel Awards – The Grand Final

World Travel Awards – The Grand Final

Doha in Qatar was host of the Grand Final of the 2011 World Travel Awards last week, which saw the best of the best throughout the world of travel awarded for their services to the industry.  The Wall Street Journal recently dubbed the awards as the ‘Oscars of the Travel Industry’, and it’s not hard [...]

Win a luxury romantic getaway!

Win a luxury romantic getaway!

A Luxury Travel Blog – in conjunction with Voyage Privé – is offering one lucky winner (and a person of their choice) the chance to win a luxury getaway worth £1,500. This could be the perfect surprise for Christmas or the New Year! Chose between any of their luxury four and five star hotels or [...]

10 of the most glamourous ski destinations in the world

10 of the most glamourous ski destinations in the world

In an email from Tripadvisor, here’s what they claim to be the 10 most glamourous ski destinations in the world. Do you agree with the choices, think some shouldn’t have made the list, or believe there are any glaring errors? Or have they got it about right? 1. St. Moritz, Switzerland 2. Aspen, US 3. Courchevel, [...]

Combining luxury and excitement – the Lexus Experiences

Combining luxury and excitement – the Lexus Experiences

Combining luxury and excitement the Lexus Experiences are the perfect Christmas gift and something you won’t forget in a hurry. To spoil the man in your life, the English Gentleman Experience offers two days of refined entertainment in the most stunning setting. Starting at The Grove Hotel, your personal Lexus chauffeur will pick you up [...]

Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards 2011

Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards 2011

The first-ever global Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards has been compiled by Fodor’s writers and editors who travel the globe. There are 8 categories, each with anything from 9 to 12 winners, but a total of 100 winners across them all. Here are the full results for each category: New & Noteworthy (the best new and [...]

Experiential travel: new horizons for the luxury traveler

Experiential travel: new horizons for the luxury traveler

Experiential travel is no new concept, though the term pops up with renewed significance and frequency of late. Backpackers and adventurers have long been exploring unchartered or little known destinations for the personal growth, satisfaction and self-realization that come with the profound impact of extraordinary experiences or overcoming internal and external obstacles. As globalization brought [...]

The 5 most exotic dances in the world

The 5 most exotic dances in the world

Dance forms an important part in many cultures around the world, and in some countries it can be almost a way of life, revolving around the most important events in life, like weddings, love, death and war. There are many kinds of dance around the world, so any choice is obviously subjective. Tahitian Dance The [...]

Enjoy a luxury trip on a shoestring

Enjoy a luxury trip on a shoestring

Are you keen on living in the lap of luxury, well who isn’t? Like most of us you may be tightening your belt so much that you don’t think you can afford a four or five star break. To show you that you still can enjoy that bit of luxury, we have put together a [...]

The results of the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2011 are in…

The results of the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2011 are in…

Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards, ranking the best cities, islands, cruise lines, airlines, hotels, and resorts worldwide. The awards appear in the November issue (on newsstands from 18th October 2011) and are derived from the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice survey. This year, a record 28,876 readers [...]

The world’s most expensive hotel is in the Seychelles

The world’s most expensive hotel is in the Seychelles

If money weren’t an issue, where would you be going on vacation? If you had to choose from the most expensive hotels in the world, a recent report released by Luxury-Hotels.com can help you make the decision. According to the survey, the most expensive hotel is the Maia Luxury Resort & Spa located in Anse [...]

Tripadvisor users’ 10 favourite cities

Tripadvisor users’ 10 favourite cities

Now then… before you jump straight to the list, have a think… which cities would you expect to make Tripadvisor’s top 10 list? And, only once you’ve decided, then scroll down to the rest of the post below and see how much or how little the two lists compare. I don’t think there are many [...]

The top 10 honeymoon destinations for couples in a muddle

The top 10 honeymoon destinations for couples in a muddle

Choosing where to go on honeymoon for many seems an enviable task but the reality can be really rather more taxing. With so many options available to the modern couple the novelty of being spoilt for choice can become quite bewildering. With this in mind I have taken a closer look at the top 10 [...]

5 of the world’s most famous luxury shopping streets

5 of the world’s most famous luxury shopping streets

If you love nothing more than indulging in a little retail therapy, then you’re probably already aware of some of the world’s most famous shopping streets. Here, we look at 5 of the best known shopping streets around the world that are found in some of the most exciting and glamorous cities on the planet!

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