Category: Leisure Travel

Top 10 places in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific to take your loved one this Valentine's

Top 10 places in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific to take your loved one this Valentine’s

If you’ve ever fancied a romantic retreat away in Australia, New Zealand or the Pacific, then look no further. We’ve scoured the region and identified ten of the best places to stay. Whether you’re looking for somewhere where you can be pampered with spa treatments or a private motu in the middle of nowhere, you’ll […]

Top 10 places in SE Asia to take your loved one this Valentine's

Top 10 places in SE Asia to take your loved one this Valentine’s

If you’re looking for somewhere different this Valentine’s Day, then how about a getaway in SE Asia.  This incredible and fascinating part of the world rarely disappoints, and here we’ve unearthed 10 gems that we think you’ll love and, more importantly, that your Valentine will love too… The Peninsula Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Long […]

Top 10 places in Africa to take your loved one this Valentine's

Top 10 places in Africa to take your loved one this Valentine’s

There are few places more romantic than Africa… why not forget Paris and escape to somewhere a little more exciting this Valentine’s Day. Here we present to you 10 wonderful – yet exceptionally varied – ideas that will give you a Valentine’s break you’re sure to remember for years to come… Djibouti Palace Kempinski, Djibouti […]

Luxurious Utah - no longer a hidden gem

Luxurious Utah – no longer a hidden gem

Despite laying claim to a dozen world-class ski resorts and indulgent desert retreats, Utah has flown largely under the radar as a luxury destination. This anonymity has meant crowd-free ski slopes and great deals at posh spa retreats, but an influx of internationally recognized hoteliers and high-profile events may foil Utah’s secret as a year-round hot spot. For those yet to […]

Exclusive Verona opera and cruise experience

Exclusive Verona opera and cruise experience

Love operas? Love cruising?  Then this one’s for you! Regent Seven Seas Cruises has announced news of an exclusive ‘Verona Opera & Cruise’ experience this Summer. The highlight of the voyage will be a stunning operatic performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida at the world-famous Arena di Verona in Italy. As Verona’s internationally acclaimed Roman amphitheatre prepares […]

An insider's guide into bar hopping in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

An insider’s guide into bar hopping in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has long been celebrated for its natural beauty and as the home to the most spectacular of all Carnival celebrations. As you can imagine, Rio locals (known as Cariocas to their friends) are a lively bunch who like nothing better than to gather with friends at the end of the day, […]

The luxury sport of ice golf

The luxury sport of ice golf

Statistics say that more than 60 million people in the world have tried to play golf. What do you think how many of them tried to play snow golf? That’s right, not too much. Snow golf is much more rare and unusual kind of sport. Here the green grass is white snow, the balls are […]

5 of the very best ski chalets in the Alps

5 of the very best ski chalets in the Alps

Ski holidays are not just about whizzing down the slopes. A true winter sports experience surely must be about indulging yourself in the wonderful surroundings of a luxury chalet nestled in the snow. After a long day out on the ski pistes, you need some comfort and style to sooth those aches and pains, satisfy the […]

5 luxury wellness holidays from around the world

5 luxury wellness holidays from around the world

Have you ever felt yourself feeling exhausted after returning from a vacation? It could be due to post-vacation blues and facing the daily grind or perhaps, that holiday was really just a benefit for the kids. Often times, jam-packed itineraries also leaves us feeling worn out and in need of yet another holiday. To ensure […]

Taking on Australia's Great Ocean Walk... in style

Taking on Australia’s Great Ocean Walk… in style

More than ever, nature-loving travellers are seeking spectacular get-away destinations that offer outdoor adventures and breathtaking scenery, as well as luxurious accommodation and great food plus those special extras that make for a truly memorable experience. With this trend gaining momentum for some time now, some of the most picturesque locations around the world and […]

Top 10 unusual things to do in New York City

Top 10 unusual things to do in New York City

For many, New York is a ‘must’. Its legendary skyscrapers, cuisine and entertainment rival that of any other place in the world. No matter what time of year you visit, be it in the hot summer or enchanting winter, you are promised an unforgettable holiday. But besides the obvious, what is there to do in […]

The top 5 places to cycle in Tuscany

The top 5 places to cycle in Tuscany

Biking is, hands down, the best way to travel. It allows you to go at your own pace, engage your surroundings with all your senses, and become fully immersed in the minutiae that define a place. But where to ride when you get there can be a challenge, particularly in a place so consistently beautiful […]

Extravagance in the Alps: 4 of Europe's most luxurious ski lodges

Extravagance in the Alps: 4 of Europe’s most luxurious ski lodges

Skiing can be a pretty glamorous experience from the outset (if you ignore the pulled muscles and slushy boots of course), but if you’re heading out to the slopes this season and want to go the extra mile when it comes to accommodation, then you may be in need of some inspiration. Whether you’re looking […]

A brush with art in Palma de Mallorca

A brush with art in Palma de Mallorca

Many artists have been inspired by Mallorca’s spectacular scenery and clarity of light, and travellers to the largest of the Spanish Balearic Islands will find art in abundance here – from dramatic sculptures on road roundabouts, to a local artist’s paintings for sale on the walls of a village café. For serious collectors or art […]

The top 5 luxury guide to Malaga, Spain

The top 5 luxury guide to Malaga, Spain

The Andalucian port city of Malaga, on Spain’s southern coast, appears to have a bit of an image problem. Why else would a city that has been such a rich and vibrant centre of trade and culture since at least the Phoenician times be so conspicuously absent from the rankings of most desirable destinations? Blame […]

7 things to do on a ski holiday, other than skiing

7 things to do on a ski holiday, other than skiing

It is the time of year where the choice of family holiday is often a ski one, however there are often members of the group who don’t ski or snowboard or who want to spend some of the day doing other activities. The choice and variety does depend on which resort you are visiting but here […]

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