Category: A Luxury Travel Blog

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 […]

A very Merry Christmas from A Luxury Travel Blog

A very Merry Christmas from A Luxury Travel Blog

I’d like to take this opportunity to wish all readers a very Merry Christmas. This year has been a huge one for A Luxury Travel Blog – as many of you will know, I went pretty much full-time with the site towards the end of 2012 and this year the fruits of my labour have […]

Over 100,000 unique visitors a month!

Over 100,000 unique visitors a month!

I’m pleased to announce that A Luxury Travel Blog passed 100,000 unique visitors a month this evening (with one day of the month still to go!).  Traffic to the blog has been steadily growing since I went full time with it at the back end of last year, but had hovered just below the 100,000 […]

The winners of the 2013 Seven Star Global Luxury Awards

The winners of the 2013 Seven Star Global Luxury Awards

A Luxury Travel Blog was this year proud to be a sponsor of the inaugural Seven Star Global Luxury Awards held at the Villa Padierna Palace Hotel in Marbella, Spain. The event was a great success with an excellent turn-out that included both royalty and tourism ministers, not to mention a little flamenco, Spanish music […]

Win £500 to spend with Sunuva, the luxury beachwear brand for children

Win £500 to spend with Sunuva, the luxury beachwear brand for children

Here at A Luxury Travel Blog we’ve joined forces with luxury kids’ swimwear and beachwear brand Sunuva to offer you a great prize – £500 worth of Sunuva merchandise! Sunuva is the beachwear of choice for many celebrity Mums and has earned itself a great reputation since it uses the highest quality Italian fabric so they […]

10 top tips on how to widen the appeal of your travel blog

10 top tips on how to widen the appeal of your travel blog

Earlier this year I wrote a post titled ‘7 top tips to running a successful travel blog‘ which proved to be quite popular. If you’ve been following all the tips there, hopefully you are starting to see some benefits from your efforts, so here I’d like to take that post a little further and give […]

Boutique Hotel Summit 2013

Boutique Hotel Summit 2013

The boutique hotel industry is an area which has shown considerable growth in recent years and seems to be going from strength to strength. If you happen to be involved in the industry and in London next week, then do get yourself along to the Boutique Hotel Summit. Sadly I can’t be there but A […]

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