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5 luxury travel treats that you can enjoy now

5 luxury travel treats that you can enjoy now

To say that it’s been a challenging 12 months is an understatement. For most people around the world, international travel has sadly been largely off-limits for much of the past year.  Don’t let that put you off travel, though. Throughout the pandemic, we’ve been posting just as frequently on A Luxury Travel Blog, in addition […]

Kenya safari: A love affair with the wild

Kenya safari: A love affair with the wild

Love, romance and adventure are all part of a timeless story best experienced through the hidden delights of the luxury Kenya safari. While it might have changed in many ways over the last 100 years, the magic of safari is still very much alive and intimately connected to the essence of the original safari. Falling […]

5 questions to ask yourself when buying new skis

5 questions to ask yourself when buying new skis

There comes a time for most snow sport enthusiasts when they ponder the question, “should I buy my own skis”. The answer to that will vary depending on your personal situation, ski goals, frequency of skiing and budget – but if you have arrived at that question, here are 5 more to ask yourself when […]

The Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon & Diamond Beach

The Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon & Diamond Beach

Similar to last month’s post, I want to hand out another love letter to one place in particular in Iceland that never fails to impress – the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. And by extension, the Diamond Beach. This is a location in the south east of Iceland that changes every time I see it. I don’t […]

5 things to think about when photographing markets

5 things to think about when photographing markets

One element of your photography you can capture when travelling abroad, is a flavour of the place and its people. Markets are a unique draw for this, bringing together all kinds of characters as well as goods on sale, which are unique to the location. Most likely they will be busy places and your senses […]

Marc Fosh Food

Mallorca’s 9 Michelin stars

Over the last two decades Mallorca has accomplished a culinary transformation. A complete overhaul from the tourist fare of old to one of the world’s most appetising destinations and not just for its World Heritage landscapes, pristine beaches, local culture and world class luxury hotels but also for it’s outstanding food scene. A wave has […]

Pontneddfechan Little Canyon for Wild Swimming in Brecon, Wales

5 places to go wild swimming in Wales

Wild swimming is a release, the likes of which are unrivalled. Such is the nature of wild swimming, it can be done in many different places, be it sea, lake, river or ocean. Wild swimming offers you a unique experience, to feel more alive and to give you time and space in a natural environment […]

It’s all about the people - a tribute to guides!

It’s all about the people – a tribute to guides!

I sit here finally thawing out after the snow has passed, and the UK’s current cold snap is finally coming to a close; but rain follows snow and there seems to be no let up now for days to come. It is times like these that I yearn more than ever to be back in […]

Recipe of the week: 30-minute seafood paella

Recipe of the week: 30-minute seafood paella

Although a well-loved dish all over the world, paella is best known for its Spanish and seafood roots. The “paella” itself translates to the special pan that is used to make the dish. For this 30 Minute Paella recipe, you can use any “paella” that you have already at home to recreate this European favourite! […]

Be happy and make a travel enquiry today!

Be happy and make a travel enquiry today!

All of the travel-related news recently in regard to being able to travel and book holidays is all a bit doom and gloom. But I am here to tell you that it doesn’t have to be that way at all. For many of us, the big fat problem about this pandemic is the fact that […]

5 of the best new luxury hotels in the Maldives

5 of the best new luxury hotels in the Maldives

The Maldives is a nation-state of over 1000 coral islands in the Arabian Sea lying within the Indian Ocean. These beautiful islands comprise twenty-six atolls. They all range over double rows in azure waters, sustaining marine life diversity around the coral reefs. Formerly a British protectorate, this now independent republic has become one of the […]

5 great reasons for ‘green season safari-ing’

5 great reasons for ‘green season safari-ing’

Why would you want to travel in an ‘off-peak’ season? It is a glorious time of year when spirits are lifted and both animals and humans alike feel the relief of drought-ridden land now receiving the promise of new life. It can be felt on the scented air, there is nothing like the smell of […]

Elba Estepona Hotel Costa del Sol

Our favourite luxury hotel rooms in the Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol on the south coast of mainland Spain, has always been a favourite destination for the sun-seeker. There are wonderful sandy beaches, and a wide variety of resorts to choose from. From the relaxing atmosphere of the smaller villages such as pretty Frigliana, to the exclusive resorts of Puerto Banus and Marbella, […]

5 amazing rail journeys around the world

5 amazing rail journeys around the world

A journey by rail is one of the most romantic ways to travel. And, as passionate Bradshaw’s devotee Michael Portillo will attest, it’s also a fantastic way to discover remote landscapes, communities and cultures across the globe. In the early days of the luxurious Orient Express, just a handful of train rides could claim to […]

How to spend 48 inspiring hours in the Yorkshire Dales’ Swale Valley

How to spend 48 inspiring hours in the Yorkshire Dales’ Swale Valley

Whilst some may overlook the ‘mini-break’ as lacking the appeal of a traditional week-long stay, sometimes nothing feels more indulgent than spontaneously packing your bags and heading off for a ‘long-weekend’ somewhere wonderful. With the staycation trend set to mould travel plans across Great Britain throughout 2021, why not take advantage of the beauty ‘on […]

9 breathtaking Ecuadorian trekking vacations

9 breathtaking Ecuadorian trekking vacations

As the world slowly recovers from a microscopic organism that has turned our world upside down, borders are gradually reopening. As this occurs, travelers are more eager than ever to head out — safely — on life-changing “once-in-a-lifetime” journeys. One such adventure is trekking along Ecuadorian highland trails back-dropped by magnificent snow-capped volcanoes, stunning river […]