Category: Speciality Travel

5 of the most unique game lodges in Africa

5 of the most unique game lodges in Africa

Settled amidst Africa?s stunningly diverse landscapes and elusive wildlife, hundreds of luxurious lodges and camps provide an opulent space to relax in between exploring everything this unspoilt continent has to offer. Nevertheless, with cosy d?cor, gourmet cuisine, awe-inspiring experiences and spectacular views offered at nearly every property, sometimes you just want to find something completely […]

The best beach clubs for a French Riviera yacht charter

The best beach clubs for a French Riviera yacht charter

Glamorous, decadent, and dripping in celebrity history, the beach clubs of the Cote d?Azur have long been synonymous with the superyacht set. Yet of the hundred or so beach clubs along this stretch of storied coastline, which ones should you visit on your superyacht charter? The best beach clubs have a seductive magic about them, […]

Top 5 reasons to cruise the Seychelles by luxury yacht

Top 5 reasons to cruise the Seychelles by luxury yacht

With the Seychelles – one of the world?s most beautiful archipelagos – as your backdrop, there?s no doubt your holiday to the Indian Ocean will be a luxurious one. But how about making your trip of a lifetime even more indulgent by cruising the islands on a luxury yacht? There are many reasons why savvy […]

Horse carriage at Taj Falaknuma Palace Hyderabad India

5 of most spectacular hotel arrivals in the world

Long gone are the days of arriving to a hotel to tediously queue at a lobby and await your turn so someone at the reception desk is free to attend to you. Luxury travelers demand more, much, much more. Many of the more boutique hotels and resorts have done away with reception desks, and even […]

5 of the best activities along the Zambezi River

5 of the best activities along the Zambezi River

As the fourth longest river in Africa that runs through six countries on its journey to the Indian Ocean, the Zambezi has become known as Southern Africa?s “river of life”.?Besides supporting thousands of people and an array of wildlife through it?s rich vegetation, water catchments, floodplain soils and fish life, the river has also become […]

Photograph of the week: Ostriches in the Kalahari

Photograph of the week: Ostriches in the Kalahari

South Africa?s Kalahari Desert is famous for its beautiful colours at sunrise and sunset. The photographer here was following two male cheetahs on safari at Tswalu Kalahari late one afternoon when they began to hunt. Their unfortunate targets were these four young ostriches. The massive birds soon caught wind of the big cats and began […]

Top 10 parks to visit in Kenya and Tanzania

Top 10 parks to visit in Kenya and Tanzania

Taking an?African safari is a trip of a lifetime that many people only ever get to dream about. If you’re wishing to turn your dreams into a reality and making that most memorable of journeys, it of course won’t be possible to see everything you want to in just one visit. You would need to […]

5 of the best art stops in Rome, Italy

5 of the best art stops in Rome, Italy

Over 2,000 years ago, the Roman poet Ovid spoke of his city as the ?Urbs Aeterna? (?The Eternal City?), foreseeing an unprecedented urban culture that would indeed survive the ages. Today, Rome?s nickname is a fitting tribute to almost 3,000 years of art and architecture, ranging from the idealised sculptures of the ancient Romans to […]

7 of the best Amazon adventure experiences

7 of the best Amazon adventure experiences

The Amazon: Immerse yourself in the adventure of a lifetime…the place considered the lungs of the globe, the house of millions of trees, a placed filled with incredible plant and animal diversity, and divided by many rivers, including the world-renowned Amazon River. We picked the best tour activities to make sure you can fully enjoy […]

Like 'The Amazing Race'?  Then you'll love Competitours!

Like ‘The Amazing Race’? Then you’ll love Competitours!

If you’ve been living under a rock, or you’re not a US citizen, you can probably be excused if you’ve not heard of The Amazing Race. For those who aren’t familiar, it’s a multi-award-winning reality TV series with travel and adventure at its core. Contestants are pitted against one another with a series of travel-based […]

7 unsuspected gems in Key West

7 unsuspected gems in Key West

Several places in Key West, Florida?have a lot of hype built up around them, like Blue Heaven and Sloppy Joe’s Bar. There are places and things to do that aren?t in every travel blogger?s posts. If you?ever wander?to the United State’s southernmost city, you’ll find the following?to be hidden treasures. Ibis Bay Resort Once booming […]

4 organic and healthy holiday moments in Provence

4 organic and healthy holiday moments in Provence

When we are looking at a holiday destination we often picture beautiful views, long lazy meals, dipping one?s feet in a refreshing pool, delicious food at every turn and time spent with those nearest and dearest to us. But there are some moments when you might like to strike the harmonious balance between a fantastic […]

When's the best time to go skiing in Europe?

When’s the best time to go skiing in Europe?

When you?re planning a winter holiday for snowboarding or skiing in Europe you most definitely want to ensure there are mountains of snow or perhaps you?re looking for good value for money and want it to be busy? yet at the same time not too busy so you have room to ski. We have put […]

5 ways to avoid last minute airline nightmares

5 ways to avoid last minute airline nightmares

Do you ever feel like you?re being front-run by airlines or squeezed for every penny on ticket prices? Airlines have sneaky ways of padding their ticket prices ? from nickel and diming on taxes and fees to charging extra for flight changes or checked baggage. Sometimes, it even seems like ticket prices change right before […]

5 reasons to use your miles and points for first class and business class flights

5 reasons to use your miles and points for first class and business class flights

If you’re sitting on hundreds of thousands of frequent flyer miles and points, don’t cash them out for gift cards, a toaster, or use the Pay with Points option if you want to maximize their value. Instead, consider planning your trips well in advance (we plan ours about a year in advance) in order to […]

6 top tips for great safari photos

6 top tips for great safari photos

This isn’t a post on F-stops or shutter speeds. Nor is it about composition or how to hold your camera. This is far more fundamental than that. If one of the main reasons you’re going on safari is to capture some great photos, and you’re not a professional photographer, then this piece is for you. […]

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