Category: Worldwide

8 unbelievable floating structures

8 unbelievable floating structures

With the global population on the increase, one of our growing immediate challenges is one of physical space, so it’s perhaps no surprise that concepts are being considered to help re-define how we live. Here are eight unbelievable floating structures that might just help future generations. The eight structures covered are: Aerotel The Underwater City […]

The world's top 10 islands to visit

The world’s top 10 islands to visit

National Geographic has come up with a top 10 islands to visit. Now you might expect to see the islands of the Maldives or maybe one or two of the Greek islands, but no… this list is quite different. There’s no Fiji, no Seychelles, and it seems that even the Galapagos don’t make the grade […]

The top 20 most expensive hotels in the world

The top 20 most expensive hotels in the world

Luxury-Hotels.com has conducted a survey that identifies the most expensive hotels in the world. The findings came from an analysis of average room rates for standard double rooms in hotels around the world during the June to August 2012 summer season.  Interestingly, half of the top 10 most expensive hotels in the world are all […]

Top 10 river cruises from AmaWaterways

Top 10 river cruises from AmaWaterways

To coincide with National Cruise Week, AmaWaterways has come up with its top 10 pick of river cruises for 2012/2013, chosen for their cultural enrichment, specialist interest and access to spectacular sightseeing. Top romantic cruise Seine cruise – Paris in the springtime Take the train to Paris and embark the luxurious AmaLegro to see the […]

Treat yourself to these 9 luxury destinations and resorts

Treat yourself to these 9 luxury destinations and resorts

Awww… the life of luxury. It’s tough to beat a Thai massage, sipping mimosas by the poolside, dining on only the best Parisian cuisine and living the luxurious life. Whether you’re looking for the perfect weekend get-a-way or want to rub sholders with the rich and famous, these nine luxury destinations will point you in […]

5 of the best luxury yacht charters

5 of the best luxury yacht charters

For the ultimate in luxury vacations a private super yacht rental is the way forward. Offering you total luxury and convenience and an itinerary to suit you, they can be the perfect way to spend your summer break. Here are 5 options for you to consider: 1. Anastasia Offering a full super yacht experience the […]

New luxury family holiday brochure from Carrier

New luxury family holiday brochure from Carrier

Luxury tour operator Carrier has launched a new luxury family holiday brochure for the 2012 season and, what’s more, any family booking with them before the end of this month will enjoy the benefit of at least one of their children staying for free. Luxury Family Escapes 2012 includes a hand-picked selection of some of […]

5 top tips for fuss-free, fun-filled family holidays

5 top tips for fuss-free, fun-filled family holidays

Wondering how to budget for all the family vacation this summer? Or how to find the perfect holiday location and cater for an array of interests and selection of ages?  Don’t let that keep you from booking your perfect summer holiday; just think outside the box and consider a villa holiday instead! A villa can […]

The 10 friendliest nations on the planet

The 10 friendliest nations on the planet

Since our 10 rudest nations on the planet post earlier this month proved to be so popular, and since Lonely Planet has just released a list of the 10 friendliest countries in the world, we’d thought we’d also post something a little more positive. You may recall that last month we also highlighted those nations […]

The 10 rudest nations on the planet

The 10 rudest nations on the planet

The travel search site Skyscanner has run a survey with its users to identify the top 10 rudest nations on the planet as perceived by others travelling to those countries.  If you’re worried that your country might make the top 10, look away now.  Here’s the list: 1. France 2. Russia 3. United Kingdom 4. […]

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, […]

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