Category: A Luxury Travel Blog

Best Company Travel Blog - and the nominations are...

Best Company Travel Blog – and the nominations are…

We’re delighted – and honoured – to see A Luxury Travel Blog being recognised for so many awards lately. It certainly seems to be awards season at the moment: in November, we were nominated for the award of ‘Best Travel and Tourism Blog’ from Vuelio, and this was closely followed by a nomination for ‘Best […]

And the Best Travel Influencer is...

And the Best Travel Influencer is…

…A Luxury Travel Blog! I am delighted to announce that A Luxury Travel Blog has been declared as a winner at the prestigious TUMI X WIRED Innovation in Travel Awards. Designed to celebrate the companies, destinations and services delivering unparalleled experiences in the travel sector, the awards are a partnership between the leading luggage and […]

10 top tips from 10 years of travel blogging

10 top tips from 10 years of travel blogging

Today marks 10 years to the day that I started A Luxury Travel Blog. Back then, it was something I did on my lunch breaks out of personal interest and as a bit of a hobby – little did I realise then that it would take off to the extent that it did, and become […]

Best Travel and Tourism Blog - and the nominations are...

Best Travel and Tourism Blog – and the nominations are…

It’s obviously awards season at the moment. No sooner had I heard that I’d been nominated for the award of Best Travel Influencer in awards being collectively run by technology magazine WIRED and the luxury luggage brand TUMI (click here for details on how to vote and for the chance to win a holiday to […]

£10,000 prize: vote to win a full set of luggage and a luxury 7-night stay in Phuket

£10,000 prize: vote to win a full set of luggage and a luxury 7-night stay in Phuket

We are delighted to announce that A Luxury Travel Blog has been shortlisted for the category ‘Best Travel Influencer’ in awards led by the prestigious technology title ‘WIRED’ and the leading luggage and lifestyle brand ‘TUMI’. The TUMI x WIRED Innovation in Travel Awards celebrate the companies, destinations and services delivering unparalleled experiences in the […]

News from A Luxury Travel Blog

News from A Luxury Travel Blog

It’s been a while since I updated you all with any news about the site so I thought I’d just take this opportunity to provide a few updates. We’ve had a recent flurry of trips lately, some of which you may have read about – a mountain bike / island hop adventure in the Scottish […]

Luxury travel with four-legged friends... your tips, please!

Luxury travel with four-legged friends… your tips, please!

Meet George… our new puppy. He’s a lively 10 week old English Springer Spaniel and, of course, our new travel companion! Right now, he’s keeping us busy, chewing anything he can get teeth into and generally being a mischief. This is going to be a steep learning curve for us all, not least when we […]

Database of travel bloggers

Database of travel bloggers

Are you a travel blogger looking to work with new clients? You know, the sort who actually pay you rather than just bombard you with press releases that they seemingly expect you to put on your site for free… I’m increasingly being asked by paying clients to recommend other travel bloggers to work with, and have […]

A milestone that would be easy to miss!

A milestone that would be easy to miss!

In the last 24 hours – and it nearly escaped my notice – we reached something of a social media milestone here on A Luxury Travel Blog.  At the time of writing, our number of Facebook likes is at 140,405. You could be forgiven for thinking that 140,000 – despite being a healthy number – […]

We've reached 100,000 'likes' on Facebook!

We’ve reached 100,000 ‘likes’ on Facebook!

Some of you may recall a post I made in May last year, titled ‘20,000 likes on Facebook… and counting!‘.  In that post I mentioned our continued drive to develop A Luxury Travel Blog’s Facebook page, along with our other many other promotional activities that have resulted in A Luxury Travel Blog becoming one of […]

Follow A Luxury Travel Blog on Pinterest

Follow A Luxury Travel Blog on Pinterest

If you don’t already, please come and follow us on Pinterest. We have a dedicated luxury travel board here and are looking to put a bit more time and energy into it. It’s a great way to get a quick visual on the content that we’re sharing, allowing you to delve further should any of the […]

Following your interests with Walltik

Following your interests with Walltik

If you haven’t heard of Walltik before, you might just like to take a look. Describing itself perhaps a little cryptically as an “ecoystems of interests”, the best means of getting to grips with what it does is to try it first hand. In short, Walltik allows you to create, share and discover items of […]

A Luxury Travel Blog in Condé Nast Traveller Middle East

A Luxury Travel Blog in Condé Nast Traveller Middle East

A Luxury Travel Blog appears in the current issue of the Condé Nast Traveller Middle East magazine, on a page titled “The expert: travel wisdom from those in the know – what are the best new travel apps?” There’s three of us featured and, since the picture is too small for you to read my […]

Over half a million unique visitors to A Luxury Travel Blog in just one month

Over half a million unique visitors to A Luxury Travel Blog in just one month

I’m delighted to be able to tell you that A Luxury Travel Blog reached new heights recently, achieving more than half a million unique visitors in the month of January 2014 – to be precise, 507,150 uniques. The most popular day of the month (and an all-time record day for the site) was Friday, 10th […]

Where should I travel in 2014? Your luxury travel recommendations...

Where should I travel in 2014? Your luxury travel recommendations…

The back-end of 2013 saw me experience a rather hectic – but very enjoyable – travel schedule. A week in Lithuania working for a luxury resort about an hour from Vilnius, an exciting trip from Kathmandu, Nepal, across to New Delhi, India, with Land Rover, a short stay in Helsinki, Finland, on behalf of American […]

A record month for A Luxury Travel Blog

A record month for A Luxury Travel Blog

Happy New Year everyone! We would normally expect a slight dip in traffic in December as people concern themselves more with their Christmas arrangements than planning travel. It’s a time when travel sites (unless they have a particular focus such as skiing holidays) don’t usually perform quite as well. Despite this, I’m pleased to report […]

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