Category: Travel Miscellany

7 tips for planning a babymoon

7 tips for planning a babymoon

Heading off for a romantic break during pregnancy is becoming far more common, with parents-to-be looking to take some time away from planning nurseries and maternity leave. It’s a great time to travel; you can slow down, treat yourself and make the most of your time as a twosome. To make it a truly relaxing experience, take […]

Top 5 rooftop terrace bars in Barcelona

Top 5 rooftop terrace bars in Barcelona

Barcelona is a city that really has it all, especially in the summer. From mountains and beaches to tapas and tours, there is something for every traveler to enjoy. But when the weather does start to warm up, there’s nothing better than a cool, refreshing drink at one of the city’s many fantastic rooftop terraces. […]

Wakeboarding with dolphins in the Sea of Cortez, Mexico

Wakeboarding with dolphins in the Sea of Cortez, Mexico

Take a look at this incredible video shot in the Sea of Cortez, Mexico, as a lady wakeboards amongst a pod of dolphins. It was filmed by Californian professional windsurfer, Wyatt Miller, who described it as “one of the top three afternoons” of his life and said he couldn’t wait to do it again. Amazing!

Ibiza's best restaurants

Ibiza’s best restaurants

I have recently been exploring the island of Ibiza, and the foodie that I am, love to mix any opportunity to experience the new ‘it’ restaurant, chef or hang out. Ibiza, famous for its DJ’s, parties and VIP guest lists and now, home to the world’s most expensive restaurant. Welcome to the golden steps of […]

5 reasons to do Downtown Napa

5 reasons to do Downtown Napa

So much wine, so little time. The Napa Valley is synonymous with wine – good wine. You can’t taste it all, but you can taste smart. So break the wine country mold, ditch the need for a designated driver and and do Downtown Napa. In case you needed them, here are five good reasons to […]

Cambodia for foodies

Cambodia for foodies

Putting the dark days of the Khmer Rouge firmly behind it, Cambodia’s seductive charm, colourful cuisine and ruinous temples are tempting travellers away from its neighbours. For the foodie, the two principal centres of gastro renaissance are Siem Reap, gateway to the 8th Wonder of the World, Angkor Wat, and the intoxicating city of Phnom […]

4 top restaurants in Chaweng, Koh Samui

4 top restaurants in Chaweng, Koh Samui

Chaweng is the biggest and most popular beach on the isle of Koh Samui. With hundreds of dining establishments, with tourists and locals in mind, it can be hard to pick out the best. Once you’re all settled in your accommodation, it’s time to think about your dining options. Here are four stunning eateries within […]

London's best bar for a daytime brew

London’s best bar for a daytime brew

There is certainly no shortage of coffee shops in London Town. But for some reason that doesn’t stop us from getting excited when another one pops up in our neighborhood or on our walk to the tube. Now sometimes our caffeine fix has to be satisfied by the substandard chain offering up soy chai mocha […]

Armani/Aqua - Salt Discovery Six Course Experience Menu

Armani/Aqua – Salt Discovery Six Course Experience Menu

Salt. It’s the single most important ingredient in a chef’s repertoire, and one of the oldest methods of curing and preserving, and the seasoning of food is arguably the important aspect of cooking or processing of food. And yet, it’s an incredibly under-emphasised ingredient. There is much more to salt and its use in food than […]

10 'can’t miss' rooftop bars around the world

10 ‘can’t miss’ rooftop bars around the world

There is nothing that compares to the feeling and excitement that overwhelms you when you arrive in a new city. The excitement and anticipation to try new foods, interact with new people and new ways of life, and experience things that you never knew existed. So, to start planning all of these great things you’re […]

Don't worry, just travel!

Don’t worry, just travel!

Have you heard the music of the sea organ in Croatia and danced the flamenco in Spain? Have you woken up to lakes and rivers, jungles and cities, seen the summer sun set in a spectrum of beautiful and astonishing places around the world? If you are in love with travel and travelling, you’re probably […]

Top 5 ways to spend your birthday in Barbados

Top 5 ways to spend your birthday in Barbados

From stunning beaches to world class restaurants, there are hundreds of great ways to enjoy your birthday in Barbados. This diverse and beautiful Caribbean island has an activity to suit anyone, from lovers to the outdoors to bon vivants hoping to taste the finest foods and wines of the Caribbean. If you’re traveling to Barbados […]

5 ways to fall for Arles

5 ways to fall for Arles

A trip to Arles, in the south of France, will leave you very much in love with wine, art, history, food and the finer things in life. This charming destination is brimming with craft shops, sartorially savvy locals, cosy wine bars, shuttered houses, Roman ruins, inviting restaurants and galleries aplenty. So, while the town may have […]

Feast on your favorite flavors at Savor the Summit

Feast on your favorite flavors at Savor the Summit

Come out on 21st June 2014 to enjoy one of the most fabulous dining experiences in Park City. Savor the Summit returns again this year as the area’s biggest outdoor dinner party. Not only is Savor the Summit the biggest dinner party, it is also the longest — but not in terms of time. Guests will be […]

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 – […]

Recipe of the week: Brittany sea bass fillet, shaved Parma ham and lime pesto

Recipe of the week: Brittany sea bass fillet, shaved Parma ham and lime pesto

This dish unveils perfectly the natural taste of the sea bass. The extremely fresh fish is cooked in its own juice, without thick sauces, to keep it pure and delicate. The components like tomatoes and rosemary perfectly refresh the flavour of the dish and ham and potato make the taste a bit more replete. Ingredients […]

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