Recent Articles

5 trends in luxury vacations for 2015

5 trends in luxury vacations for 2015

Luxury travel has long been the epitome of finely curated and cultured experiences around the globe. Affluent journeying is the hallmark of exceptional encounters swathed in sophistication, excellent cuisine, and out of the ordinary adventures in far away lands. No longer is luxury vacationing simply about all-inclusive cocktails sweltering beside the pool, itís being replaced […]

5 of the best high-in-the-sky travel experiences

5 of the best high-in-the-sky travel experiences

Dubai, Chicago, New York, Orlando, ShanghaiÖ A solid top 5 must-visit list, and home to some the highest and sought after attractions. Being on top will always be en vogue! How do you rival an Orlando Disney World experience? Whatís it like to stand atop a glass floor from 100 storeys high? How much adrenalin […]

5 luxurious activities in Barcelona

5 luxurious activities in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the most attractive cities in Europe for travelers. Its Mediterranean character and gastronomy, the spectacular architecture of Gaudi,†the sea and its beaches or the famous soccer team FC Barcelona makes Barcelona more than just a lovely town. Barcelona changed (a lot and for the good!) with the opportunity of the Olympic […]

Recipe of the week: Prawns ceviche

Recipe of the week: Prawns ceviche

This is a simple, fresh and flavourful dish, traditional in Central and South American cuisine. A light dish that can be enjoyed as an appetizer, as a party hors d’oeuvres or as an afternoon snack. Shrimp is quickly cooked, finished with fresh lime and orange juice, spiked with a dash of ginger and jalapeŮo− you […]

Tokyo: tourism, temples and... toilets!

Tokyo: tourism, temples and… toilets!

The toilet seat in my hotel bathroom lifts as I approach it. Itís warm when I sit down, and it flushes itself once Iíve finished. The lid even closes by itself afterwards should I forget. Yet, despite all this self-automation, I am not exaggerating when I say there are 15 different buttons to control the […]

The best alternative activities in Las Vegas

The best alternative activities in Las Vegas

Although Las Vegas is known as a gambling mecca, it is also a city which boasts many other fun activities too. It is a place which caters for any type of traveller, whether you are someone who likes to stay up all night partying or prefer to curl up with a good book. Weíve drawn […]

Best African sundowners to enjoy post-safari

Best African sundowners to enjoy post-safari

There is nothing like coming back from the dusty exhilaration of a safari to watch the sun dip majestically below the horizon with a chilled beverage in hand. From lagers to liqueurs, Africa serves up sundowners that are uniquely their own and sitting on a lodge deck or relaxing at the campsite for a sunset […]

Top tips to finding quality mountaineering off the beaten track†††††††††††

Top tips to finding quality mountaineering off the beaten track†††††††††††

The dream of climbing to the top of a mountain, exerting your physical capabilities to the max and indulging in the privileged view you have earned, is a dream shared by many. There are many mountains in the Alps but for some reason there are only a few that ever get on the bucket list […]

Experiences worth bragging rights!

Experiences worth bragging rights!

Itís all about the experience. Thatís what we are told. With reports coming from BCG and American Express, consumers are spending their money on luxury experiences instead of premium goods. The UK has recently looked into Britainís ĎSuper Richí where Jacques Peretti investigates how the super-rich are transforming Britain and where they spend their money. […]

Short stay: Palais Namaskar, Marrakech, Morocco

Short stay: Palais Namaskar, Marrakech, Morocco

You may have already read the post ‘3 unique yet luxurious experiences in Marrakech‘ which details a handful of the opportunites that came about as a result of attending PURE Life Experiences, a great event that caters specifically for many of the smaller operators within the luxury travel industry. During my time at the conference, […]

Photograph of the week: Koh Ngai sunrise

Photograph of the week: Koh Ngai sunrise

The small scattered islands of southern Thailand’s Trang and Satun Provinces offer spectacular sunrises and sunsets almost year round. In this photo, taken from luxurious Koh Ngai Island at low tide, a vibrant sunrise bursts out behind a nearby limestone karst island, radiating glowing golden rays across a calm Andaman Sea. Thank you to Lash […]

3 unique yet luxurious experiences in Marrakech

3 unique yet luxurious experiences in Marrakech

When attending PURE Life Experiences in Marrakech last year, I knew I’d be in for some pleasant surprises. My last visit to the city had been 25 years ago and I was aware there had been many changes, particularly with respect to Marrakech’s luxury offering and with the introduction of a number of high end […]

Top 5 extreme African safaris

Top 5 extreme African safaris

Africa is a more exciting destination than any other at the moment, yes we know thatís a very bold statement but there is so much happening in this amazing continent that we cannot imagine wanting to go anywhere else. Luxury safaris are leading the way when it comes to luxury travel and this is all […]

8 classic experiences in Banff, Alberta

8 classic experiences in Banff, Alberta

Banff National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies in Alberta, Canada. The township of Banff is part of the National Park and is strictly maintained to keep its wild and pristine essence, which is off the charts gorgeous. The town is nestled in the mountains, which […]

4 things you didnít know you should do in Burma

4 things you didnít know you should do in Burma

Increasingly popular with visitors, Burma Ė or Myanmar as itís often referred to Ė is changing fast. Whilst most tourists head for the popular attractions around the country, thereís plenty more that arenít so well known. Hereís our pick of four of the best surprises Burma has to offer. Go cycling in Pagan (Bagan) Most […]

Suite of the week: The Royal Penthouse, Corinthia Hotel London, UK

Suite of the week: The Royal Penthouse, Corinthia Hotel London, UK

Suite name:†The Royal Penthouse, Corinthia Hotel London Location:†London, UK Size of accommodation:†395 sq m Cost per night:†£18,000 + VAT per night What makes it special:†The panoramic view of London and the walk-in wine cellar. Standing on the roof terrace, taking in the unique 180-degree panoramic view of London, residents may believe they are monarchs of […]

Page 5 of 457« First...34567...102030...Last »