Category: Leisure Travel

The Monaco Grand Prix

The Monaco Grand Prix

With beautiful natural features and classic European architecture, Monaco is the perfect setting for the glamour and excitement of Formula One racing.  Style and sophistication, private jets, incredible helicopter transfers, fine dining and seventy eight laps of high speed racing – this is the perfect destination for jet-setting this spring. This prestigious sporting event involves […]

Le Chardon Mountain Lodges - Val d'Isere

Le Chardon Mountain Lodges – Val d’Isere

Val d’Isère renowned as one of the most luxurious ski resorts in the Alps. Having just returned from the resort, I can see why it is so popular. I stayed at Le Chardon Mountain Lodges in Val d’Isère; a brilliant location set in a truly picture postcard setting high above the main town. The transfer is […]

Trek with the elephants at Thailand's Anantara Golden Triangle Resort and Spa

Trek with the elephants at Thailand’s Anantara Golden Triangle Resort and Spa

If you’ve never sat on an elephant, here is your chance: The Anantara Golden Triangle Resort and Spa features elephants as its main attraction. So pack your garment bags, and hop on board to explore the surrounding bamboo jungle of Thailand while sitting on one of these magnificent creatures. The Royal Thai Government established the […]

Top 10 warm weather escapes

Top 10 warm weather escapes

Those of you currently enduring sub-zero temperatures might be interested to hear that Tripadvisor has come up with a top 10 list of warm weather escapes.  Making the list are the following: 1. Cancun, Mexico 2. St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands 3. Playa del Carmen, Mexico 4. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic 5. Miami Beach, Florida, USA […]

Pemba – a name to remember

The first thing people often might say if you were to ask them about Pemba would be something like, ‘isn’t he the warthog for the Lion King?’ In any case the animal’s actual name was Pumbaa, derived from the Swahili for ‘foolish’, but no, the Pemba I am referring to is of a very different […]

New luxury destination on the coast of Mauritius

New luxury destination on the coast of Mauritius

xDomaine de Bel Ombre on the southwest coast of Mauritius launches as a major new tourist destination, offering a diverse range of activities, facilities and accommodation options for visitors who want to experience the authentic and natural beauty of Mauritius. Starting at the foothills of the rugged mountains characteristic of the south coast and tapering […]

The five most romantic resorts in Bali

The five most romantic resorts in Bali

For centuries, Bali has been known as an exotic oasis with some of the world’s best beaches and lush surroundings. In fact, its nickname sums it best: “the Isle of the Gods”. Ride an elephant or frolic the sexy shorelines, but I assure you, couples will enjoy plenty of ‘love’ on this Indonesian island after a […]

Necker Island hosts 2011 BVI Kite Jam

Necker Island hosts 2011 BVI Kite Jam

Necker Island is one of those places you dream of visiting, but only if you can afford the price tag. The white sand beaches, uninterrupted views of the surrounding islands, the impeccable staff (which out numbers the island guest limit 2:1) is what brings the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Owen Wilson, Mel Gibson, and Mariah […]

The top 3 luxury resorts in the Caribbean for couples

The top 3 luxury resorts in the Caribbean for couples

For most, the Caribbean evokes images of picture perfect white sand beaches, palm trees swaying in the wind and warm turquoise waters. Now couple that imagery with an idyllic luxury resort and you’ve got yourself the recipe for an exquisite vacation. It’s truly no question the Caribbean appeals to honeymooners and couples in search of […]

Some wonderful ideas for luxury breaks in 2011… be inspired!

January: Need a lift? Hot Air Ballooning in Chateau d’Oex, Switzerland for the International Hot Air Balloon Festival. February: A romantic weekend escape to Paris, or a luxurious winter sports break in Portes du Soleil. March: A perfect month to immerse yourself in magical Morocco. Or indulge in some retail therapy in super stylish Milan. April: Experience […]

4 top luxury hotels in Costa Rica

4 top luxury hotels in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has become one of the top tourist destinations in recent years for its overwhelming beauty, lavish rainforests, miles of white sand beaches, and some of the best surfing and golf in the world. Along with the best ambiance, Costa Rica is home to some of most luxurious hotels around. The Rancho Pacifico is […]

Luxury GT driving experience at Barcelona F1 circuit

Luxury GT driving experience at Barcelona F1 circuit

The well-known Barcelona F1 circuit offers the chance to get inside its installations and enable you to feel as a F1 pilot. While visiting its facilities with a private guide, you will discover how a race is organized and controlled, where the mechanics work and access to all confined spaces such as the Briefing room, pre-podium, […]

3 alternative Christmas markets

3 alternative Christmas markets

Forget unwanted knickknacks and presents that get re-wrapped next year – this Christmas, treat yourself to a shopping trip to an alternative festive market with Black Tomato. The Road to Original Presents For the most original Christmas presents with an Arabian twist, you should fly to Damascus. Although only a small percentage of the Syrian […]

That luxury villa has... WHAT?!

That luxury villa has… WHAT?!

If you’re looking for the ultimate vacation rental, look no further than these truly startling vacation homes. Taking luxury to the next level, these luxury vacation rentals each bring something new to the table that will fulfill even the most discerning tastes. Summer dreams and water fun Villa with Swim-Up Bar: The beachfront Villa Avalon in Turks and […]

A guide to finding the animal you want on a safari

A guide to finding the animal you want on a safari

Most of us go on a safari to catch a glimpse of the Big Five. These include lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and buffalo and are generally the animals that you won’t see anywhere else. You certainly won’t be coming across them in your daily life, and it’s unlikely that many of your holidays will include […]

Two of the finest examples of luxury ski chalets

Two of the finest examples of luxury ski chalets

There once was a time where skiing holidays were reserved for the very wealthy and adventurous, but as more ski resorts popped up and grew, skiing has become a far more accessible pastime, and now you can find a skiing holiday to suit any budget. But there are still some very luxurious, exclusive ways to […]

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