Category: Speciality Travel

The most luxurious cruise ship on Earth

The most luxurious cruise ship on Earth

To call ?The World by ResidenSea? a cruise ship may be doing it a disservice, because, in the truest sense, The World is not a cruise ship, but the largest privately owned residential yacht on Earth. The World was launched in 2002 and features personalised 165 private luxury apartments. Each of these apartments are owned […]

Top 10 cold weather active North American vacations to renew your spirit

Top 10 cold weather active North American vacations to renew your spirit

For many people fall and winter vacations aren?t so much about money, they are?about time and escaping the eternal screech of the smart phone ringer. Some of?the best fall and winter luxury vacation spots will let you trade in the phone for a?pair of skis, hiking shoes or scuba gear and come back renewed and […]

I wish I was... in the Maldives

I wish I was… in the Maldives

Winter is drawing in, the nights are getting darker, the temperature is starting to plummet, and I?m already starting to think about where I?d rather be, and where I can be planning my next holiday. To be honest, anywhere that has sunshine, blue skies and sand as far as I can see is a winner […]

3 places that every driver should visit

3 places that every driver should visit

For anyone who loves to drive and who loves to travel, there are few holiday concepts more appealing than the long road trip. The best thing about a driving holiday is the incredible sense of freedom that comes with taking to the open road and just following the brease. It can be a daunting thing […]

Royal luxury in Morocco

Royal luxury in Morocco

It is no wonder that King Mohammed VI’s first hotel took over 1,000 craftsmen and artisans 3 years to complete the project and has already been voted one of the best hotels in the world in 2011. Since it opened in 2010, the hotel has established an exclusive clientele including royals, celebrities and politicians. Within […]

Africa's world beater: The Saxon Boutique Hotel

Africa’s world beater: The Saxon Boutique Hotel

An anticipant crowd of tourism representatives from across Africa gathered in Egypt Hall, Sharm El Sheikh on Friday 16th September 2011 to attend the Africa and Indian Ocean heat of the World Travel Awards grand tour. Government ministers, tourism board officials and CEOs of a number of leading travel brands attended the event which celebrates […]

Special feature: Lake Cottage, Middleton Hall, Belford, UK

Special feature: Lake Cottage, Middleton Hall, Belford, UK

Last weekend we stayed at a lovely self-catering cottage in the north-east of England. Available through luxury holiday home specialists Crabtree & Crabtree, Lake Cottage at Middleton Hall in Northumberland provides the ideal retreat for families looking for a little peace and quiet. We arrived in the darkness of night, after a rather difficult journey […]

Singapore in the spotlight

Singapore in the spotlight

As a prosperous 21st Century city, Singapore is well known for glittering skyscrapers, bustling trade and thriving tourism. It has grown significantly as a city-break destination, as more and more holidaymakers opt for a long weekend break or a 3 night stopover before flying to a luxury beach island like Sentosa, Bintan or Langkawi. The […]

Do river cruises make the best European tours?

Do river cruises make the best European tours?

Taking a quality European tour is often only a once-in-a-decade pleasure! World travelers have to ask for time off from work, have a caretaker, water the plants and board the pets, book travel transportation and accommodations, worry about language barriers and money conversions, and determine what sightseeing is worth the tourist?s time and money! Sometimes […]

Lake Como’s most glamorous attractions

Lake Como is glamorous. So glamorous that when you Google it words like stunning, jewel-like and George Clooney immediately pop-up. And who could deny that this postcard-perfect landscape of vast blue waters and sloping green hills dotted with terra-cotta villas is anything but dazzling? I certainly can’t. Many of the towns and villas that surround […]

The world’s shortest train

This is clearly fake but it’s Friday so time for a little fun… sit back and admire what is possibly the world’s shortest train! And when you’re done, feel free to re-tweet, share on Facebook, Google+ or whatever… enjoy!

Luxury travel with the kids in tow

Luxury travel with the kids in tow

Well, after ten months away from my desk on maternity leave I have returned to work a changed woman. Well, changed in the way I am now looking at holidays that is. As a new Mum, my focus has moved away from the romantic island getaways I have previously favoured to something firmly focused on […]

The top 10 honeymoon destinations for couples in a muddle

The top 10 honeymoon destinations for couples in a muddle

Choosing where to go on honeymoon for many seems an enviable task but the reality can be really rather more taxing. With so many options available to the modern couple the novelty of being spoilt for choice can become quite bewildering. With this in mind I have taken a closer look at the top 10 […]

Pampered pets on private jets

Pampered pets on private jets

If you’re someone who travels by private jet, you may or may not be aware of the perk of being able to bring along pet family members with you. And now you can make sure your pet is just as safe as you are and pampered every bit as much as you are. Sit’n Stay […]

Courchevel, Val d'Isere or Meribel - which ski resort to choose?

Courchevel, Val d’Isere or Meribel – which ski resort to choose?

Val d’Isere, Meribel and Courchevel 1850 are popular, well known ski resorts in the French Alps. However they are all unique, each appealing to a completely different type of skier or group. Val d’Isere is the high altitude station that thas retained a lovely village feel. Skiing is the focus for this resort, with access […]

New boutique chalet offering from Scott Dunn

New boutique chalet offering from Scott Dunn

With a private chef preparing gourmet Alpine cuisine, Laurent Perrier on ice, a hot tub and sauna to ease aching muscles and stunning views across to the iconic Matterhorn, Scott Dunn?s first boutique chalet hotel in the Swiss resort of Zermatt launches in time for the 2011-12 ski season. Scott Dunn?s Ski Boutique Zermatt is […]

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