Author Archive for Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel 'Best Travel Influencer' Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted "one of the world's best travel blogs" and "best for luxury" by The Daily Telegraph.

Win a luxury holiday in Britain with free international flights!

Win a luxury holiday in Britain with free international flights!

Love Britain? This is your chance to win a Great British holiday! The prize – courtesy of Discover Britain – is a luxury holiday in Britain for two people, worth up to £5,000, including free international flights. Stay in five-star luxury in London, take in the capital’s most famous sights and visit the quaint villages […]

The number one National Park in Europe?

The number one National Park in Europe?

You might be surprised to learn that the UK south coast’s New Forest National Park has been voted No. 1 National Park in Europe (2022 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards for Destinations) and 10th top National Park in the world. The New Forest covers 219 square miles of woods; heather carpeted heathlands, rivers, ponds, and wildflower […]

Michelin stars rain down on Galaxy Macau Integrated Resorts

Michelin stars rain down on Galaxy Macau Integrated Resorts

Continuing its star-winning brilliance, Galaxy Macau Integrated Resorts has announced that StarWorld Hotel, Galaxy Macau™ and Broadway Macau™ have made another glorious achievement in the newly released MICHELIN Guide Hong Kong Macau 2022. Feng Wei Ju has been awarded 2 Michelin Stars for the 6th consecutive year, while 8½ Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA and Lai […]

Win a luxury cruise on the River Danube!

Win a luxury cruise on the River Danube!

This is your chance to win return flights from London to Budapest, transfers and 7 nights on a full-board basis on a Viking River Cruise along the Danube Sail to charming cities and villages, visiting Budapest’s Castle District and crossing the famous Chain Bridge. Explore Göttweig Abbey, one of Austria’s most revered monastic centres. Visit […]

9 reasons to visit the Czech Republic in 2022

9 reasons to visit the Czech Republic in 2022

From crafts that have been perpetuated by generation after generation to recipes closely guarded by families and traditional festivals that are preserved as national heritage, there are many reasons to visit the Czech Republic in 2022. Anniversaries and festivals will mark part of the country’s tourism calendar, as well as the new openings of hotels […]

New romantic beach bubble experience at Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives

New romantic beach bubble experience at Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives

Spending the night under the stars in a state-of-the-art Beach Bubble on a secluded private beach in the Maldives is a truly magical bucket list experience for the romantically adventurous. Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives by Seaside Collection, is delighted to announce an exciting new upgrade to its exclusive Dream Eclipse Experience; with the introduction of […]

The best places in the world to view incredible wildlife all year round

The best places in the world to view incredible wildlife all year round

Leading long-range optic specialists SWAROVSKI OPTIK, has partnered with wildlife specialist Natural World Safaris, to offer exclusive tips for nature enthusiasts looking to explore the ‘unseen’ and spot incredible wildlife throughout the year in different destinations across the globe. From spotting the elusive Snow Leopard in the Himalayas from January to encountering the striking Puma in Chile from […]

Win a luxury family trip to Grenada!

Win a luxury family trip to Grenada!

Enter this exciting Caribbean family trip competition and you could be in with the chance of winning a fabulous 7-night stay at Mount Cinnamon resort on the stunning Caribbean island of Grenada. Currently ranked #1 hotel on Grand Anse Beach by TripAdvisor, Mount Cinnamon also recently received the TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Award 2021. This eco-luxe […]

Latest news from A Luxury Travel Blog (Q1, 2022)

Latest news from A Luxury Travel Blog (Q1, 2022)

Hello readers! I haven’t written an update in a while so I thought I would just do a post with some latest news from the blog. TravMedia Awards First off, I’m delighted to report that A Luxury Travel Blog has been shortlisted for another award. We’ve been lucky enough to be a finalist every year […]

12 of the best places to propose in Italy

12 of the best places to propose in Italy

There are endless places in Italy where you can propose and where you can also tie the knot. Italy is known for its romance, from Manzoni’s I Promessi Sposi to Romeo & Juliet, from Dante’s love of Beatrice to the fictional lovers Francesco and Paolo from Dante’s L’Inferno. Add the landscapes, the sun, the wine, […]

Win a luxury short stay in Santorini!

Win a luxury short stay in Santorini!

Dreaming of your next holiday? Country & Town House have partnered with OMMA Santorini to offer one lucky winner a two-night stay and breakfast for two. Perched magnificently on a secluded hilltop, OMMA Santorini officially opened on 1st June 2021, following a soft launch in 2019. Located in a spacious area of astounding natural beauty, […]

Luxury travel news this week

Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. International travel expected to jump after Europe relaxes restrictions Some industry executives are predicting international travel will reach 90 percent […]

Win a luxury holiday for two to St. Lucia!

Win a luxury holiday for two to St. Lucia!

Looking for a tropical holiday destination that has it all? Then Saint Lucia should be at the top of your list. Some holiday destinations are ideal for lounging on the beach, others are great for sightseeing and exploring. Some are perfect for partying the night away, others more suited to quiet, low-key evenings. Some are […]

Rare sighting off Lady Elliot Island, Queensland

Rare sighting off Lady Elliot Island, Queensland

Master Reef Guide and Marine Biologist, Jacinta Shackleton, has seen in the New Year in style with a once-in a-lifetime experience, coming face to face with a rare blanket octopus in waters off Lady Elliot Island on 6 January 2022. The blanket octopus is so-called because of the sheets of webbing between its arms which, […]

Win a luxury five-star holiday for two to Mauritius!

Win a luxury five-star holiday for two to Mauritius!

Blue Bay Travel are giving you the chance to win a five-star holiday for two at Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort. You could be jetting off to a magical Mauritius escape like no other where you will stay in an Ocean View Room, plus your return flights and transfers will be included. About Outrigger Mauritius Beach […]

Win a luxury 7-night cruise on board Celebrity Edge!

Win a luxury 7-night cruise on board Celebrity Edge!

It’s competition time and Celebrity Cruises are very excited to be offering one lucky person the chance to win an incredible FREE 7-night cruise for two aboard Celebrity Edge® with a Balcony Stateroom. The winner will get to choose their preferred sailing in 2022, subject to availability. About Celebrity Edge® Celebrity Edge® marks a turning […]