Category: Leisure Travel

5 of the best luxury experiences in Zurich, Switzerland

5 of the best luxury experiences in Zurich, Switzerland

Known as one of the top cities in the world with the best quality of life, Zurich is located in central Europe, in the heart of Switzerland. An excellent public transportation system that will get you from the airport to downtown in ten minutes makes it easy to enjoy an extended layover. †If you are […]

5 Mediterranean escapes for a luxury family break

5 Mediterranean escapes for a luxury family break

The Mediterranean promises great weather for those in search of summer sun. With typically hot, dry summers and mild winters, a Mediterranean holiday is wonderful any time of year, making it popular with families. If youíre after a little bit of luxury this year, here are 5 amazing Mediterranean escapes perfect for a family break. […]

4 of the most luxurious hot springs in Costa Rica

4 of the most luxurious hot springs in Costa Rica

There is something truly exquisite about a hot spring: luxuriating in water heated by a volcano feels as primal as it does magical. Nowhere is this experience more transcendent than in the hot springs of Costa Rica. From rustic, rocky pools to high-end spas, the hot springs of Costa Rica have the healing powers and […]

Top 3 Summer hikes in the Alps

Top 3 Summer hikes in the Alps

The snow is melting, most resorts are now closed for skiing, only a few resorts can sustain the activity all year round. What am I going to do now that Iíve packed my skiís away? Well, to be honest thereís a lot to do and see and the Alps provide a superb playground for summer […]

Top 5 safari hides

Top 5 safari hides

The safari hide has become very popular as the skills of the amateur photographers who travel to Africa are becoming better and better. This breeds a desire to get as close to the wildlife as possible, without disturbing it. A safari hide is of course the best way of doing this and there are some […]

Confessions of a Viking River Cruises addict

Confessions of a Viking River Cruises addict

I have a confession to make. Iím a Viking River Cruises junkie. I thought I had my addiction under control. It all started last year when Viking invited me to join them on their Portraits of Southern France-Avignon to Chalon river cruise. I was so not a cruiser (having had much less than wonderful experiences […]

7 epic activities you can do in the Rockies

7 epic activities you can do in the Rockies

Exploring the Rocky Mountains is one of the most exhilarating adventures youíll ever have; thereís nothing quite like being completely surrounded by beautiful mountains, dazzling lakes and picturesque mountain towns. And if nature isnít enough for you, there are some truly epic outdoor activities to get stuck into, such as zip-lining, sky-diving and walking 918 […]

Secret escapes - 3 epic powder resorts in Japan not to be missed

Secret escapes – 3 epic powder resorts in Japan not to be missed

A cucumber is almost all water. Take away the pesky four percent or so of its, er, cucumber-ness and you could brush your teeth with the liquid remains (if that’s your sort of thing). In essence, the world is surprisingly water-logged, and where you least expect it. So it used to baffle me, early in […]

Classic entertainment in Barcelona

Classic entertainment in Barcelona

Everyone loves a good classic, whether itís an old black and white movie, a throw-back tune from Ďback in the dayí or the joy of a good, old-fashioned Broadway show. Barcelona is home to so much classical entertainment, you just need to know where to look. Here are some of our favourite suggestions: Opera at […]

3 dream destinations for a luxury surf break in Asia

3 dream destinations for a luxury surf break in Asia

Imagine soft sand pressing under your feet, a sea thatís impossibly blue, and all the opulence you can dream of; imagine that with open waves crashing beneath your surfboard. Great surf and prolific luxury can co-exist. In fact, it does exist and here are 3 dream surfing destinations in Asia to prove it. Kuda Huraa, […]

3 ways to take luxurious holidays that do not 'cost the Earth'

3 ways to take luxurious holidays that do not ‘cost the Earth’

There is no doubt that the belief in sustainable practices are growing at home and abroad. Discerning consumers are increasingly choosing to spend their money with brands and companies who have a social conscience and give back to Mother Nature or their local communities. “According to a study by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), […]

6 secrets of the Maldives

6 secrets of the Maldives

The Maldives is one of the worldís most romantic destinations, but youíd be forgiven for not knowing it can also be a place, where even the most avid adventurer would be at home. The Maldives is renowned for its luxurious resorts that offer intimate settings, but itís also home to breath-taking dive sights, deserted islands, […]

Some of the best luxury flying experiences in Africa

Some of the best luxury flying experiences in Africa

Undoubtedly, one of the best things to do when travelling to southern Africa is to go on safari. It is a fantastic place to get up close to wild animals, and thereís no more exhilarating feeling than discovering these creatures in their natural habitat. But if youíre looking to make your African holiday a luxury […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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