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Special feature: The Travelwrap

Special feature: The Travelwrap

The Travelwrap from The Travelwrap Company arrived at A Luxury Travel Blog HQ this week.  This company offers the perfect travelling companion in the form of their original, contemporary, Scottish-knitted cashmere Travelwraps.  So soft and luxurious,  they are  made from the finest cashmere: the company  spent a long time finding the right mill  to do […]

Luxury wine tours of Italy

Luxury wine tours of Italy

iExplore recently launched two Italian luxury wine tours.   One of the tours, iExplore Wine Tour of Apulia, focuses on the region of Apulia located in the heel of italy.   Apulia has 1000 hours more sunlight a year than the rest of the country and its local sun drenched grape makes superb wines.   […]

New Fairmont development in Canada

The Fairmont Pacific Rim is scheduled to open in 2010 and is in Coal Harbour, boarded by Gastown on the east, the financial district on the south and the Burrard Inlet to the north. The hotel will include 415 rooms and 200 residential condos with an unrivalled location adjacent to the Vancouver Conference Centre expansion.

Short Bohemian journeys for luxury train travellers

Short Bohemian journeys for luxury train travellers

The trend towards luxury train travel appears to be increasing for travellers who enjoy a relaxing time watching the world go by in sumptuous surroundings, whilst also knowing exactly how their budget is being spent (being that many such journeys include most meals and drinks). And travellers should be pleased to know that short European […]

Where the wealthy stay to get healthy

Where the wealthy stay to get healthy

Pre-arrival phone calls to make sure your room is set to your preferred temperature and stocked with your favourite foods and drinks when you arrive. Private check-in with personal escorts for A-list privacy. More than 360 global newspapers to be delivered to your door upon request and access to satellite channels from around the world. […]

Embark upon a luxurious rail cruise

Embark upon a luxurious rail cruise

Guests on The Golden Chariot will be forgiven for wondering what year it is.   For ancient and opulent Karnataka is alive and well when you travel on this luxury train. It threads its way through majestic landscapes in South India to destinations that have remained still in time. Magnificent landmarks that hold treasures reflecting […]

One to watch: Halsea luggage

If you’re feeling a little uninspired by the standard range of luggage that’s available, take a look at the casual yet stylist range from Halsea.   Designed by Sally Bartz, the bags come in a choice of retro prints which are each named after a US waterfront.   Prices start from $55.

Pure Swiss lifestyle

Discover the luxuries the Tschuggen Hotel Group, Switzerland has to offer: perfect snow conditions, eclectic interiors, and award-winning spas. The Tschuggen Grand Hotel in Arosa and the Carlton Hotel in St. Moritz offer five star luxury in combination with culinary delights and fabulous views over the Alps. Spend three nights in one of the Tschuggen […]

Celebrate Easter in style at The Ritz

Celebrate Easter in style at The Ritz

Celebrate Easter in style this year with a spring break at The Ritz. The perfect excuse for a short stay in  England’s capital. These prices include overnight accommodation with English breakfast the following morning but excludes Value Added Tax: Superior Rooms from £280, Executive Rooms from £330, Deluxe King from £420, Junior Suite from £520, […]

Luxury transition for Les Pavillons

Luxury transition for Les Pavillons

Les Pavillons, Naïade‘s latest jewel, reopens its doors after a complete renovation. The hotel, situated at Le Morne, now glitters as a magnificent 5 star establishment with interior design from  Virginie Koenig. The resort still boasts 149 rooms, which are now more spacious, and four restaurants at the heart of the hotel: Nipa, a Thai […]

A luxurious urban haven in the heart of Washington D.C.

A luxurious urban haven in the heart of Washington D.C.

The Doyle Collection is pleased to announce that following an extensive renovation, The Normandy Hotel has reopened its doors for trading with a chic and contemporary new look. Set in the heart of Washington’s prestigious Kalorama neighborhood, The Normandy Hotel, a boutique property, features 75 guestrooms in an intimate and luxurious setting. Located at 2118 […]

The Great European Sale from The Leading Hotels of the World

The Great European Sale from The Leading Hotels of the World is a continent-wide promotion that has vacationers reaching for their passports and deciding between a visit to the Spanish Steps, surfing in Biarritz or sunbathing on the island of Crete. The program, valid for travel between 1st May  and 30th September  2009, offers savings […]

The world's largest chocolate waterfall!

The world’s largest chocolate waterfall!

Chocolate lovers’ wildest fantasies are now coming true with the launch of the largest chocolate waterfall in the world.   Made from 400kg of chocolate descending in a mere five seconds and 4.5m wide, the new sweet attraction is part of Panny’s Amazing World of Chocolate, the world’s first interactive chocolate exhibition on iconic Philip […]

The Elysium Resort & Spa, Rhodes

The Elysium Resort & Spa, Rhodes

According to Greek Mythology, Elysium was an ancient paradise exclusively designated to heroes who had been granted immortality by the gods. The Elysium Resort & Spa – which opens next month – cannot guarantee its guests such longevity. However the hotel does aim to recreate Homer’s view of Elysium as ‘a land of perfect happiness’. […]

Luxury travel deal at Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert

Luxury travel deal at Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert

There’s  a limited-time offer from Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, California – a lush oasis in the Coachella Valley.   Guests booking before 10th March  2009 get a starting rate of $199/night (which is about 15% off regular rates), plus 25% off all on-property dining, golf, and spa. The resort’s dining and […]

999 followers on Twitter

Approximately 6 weeks ago, I revealed that I had created an account for this blog on Twitter.   Back then I was highly sceptical about it all but, the more I learn about it, the more I ‘get’ it.   For now, I primarily use that Twitter account for directly posting blog posts via Twitterfeed […]

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