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The most exclusive holiday trips you most probably never heard of!

The most exclusive holiday trips you most probably never heard of!

Bucket lists are made to motivate you, to work towards something, to have that tingly feeling when you know it's coming your way but you still have to wait a few days, weeks, months or even years.
Short stay: Antarctica Suite, Hotel Rangá, Hella, Iceland

Short stay: Antarctica Suite, Hotel Rangá, Hella, Iceland

You could be forgiven for wondering how a hotel that is largely made from wood, in a country that is relatively devoid of trees, has come about.
Short stay: Hotel Kriunes, Near Reykjavik, Iceland

Short stay: Hotel Kriunes, Near Reykjavik, Iceland

Hotel Kriunes is a unique luxury hotel that is often overlooked by visitors heading directly for Reykjavik, yet it offers a lovely alternative on the capital's outskirts.
Short stay: Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge, Sabie Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Wiltuin, South Africa

Short stay: Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge, Sabie Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Wiltuin, South Africa

Earth Lodge, as organic as it sounds, is Sabi Sabi’s vision of the future of the safari lodge.
Short stay: Edgar House, Chester, UK

Short stay: Edgar House, Chester, UK

Formerly a boutique hotel, Chester's white-painted Edgar House is one of the city's most iconic residences.
Taking luxury vacation rentals to new heights with KEY

Taking luxury vacation rentals to new heights with KEY

Luxury vacation rental accommodation saw a resurgence during the pandemic as travellers sought more privacy, space and independence.
Short stay: Mantis No 5, Boutique Art Hotel, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Short stay: Mantis No 5, Boutique Art Hotel, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Is it an art gallery? A stylish tribute to Art Deco architecture and sophisticated interiors? An elegant paean to the Jazz Age? Or a warmly welcoming seven suite boutique hotel?
Short stay: Sabi Sabi Selati Lodge, Sabie Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Wiltuin, South Africa

Short stay: Sabi Sabi Selati Lodge, Sabie Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Wiltuin, South Africa

Thatched with savannah grass, lantern-lit Sabi Sabi Selati Camp provides old-school luxury. Decanters of sherry, hot-water bottles and impeccable service pay nostalgic homage to yesteryear’s safaris.
Short stay: Mantis Founders Lodge, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Short stay: Mantis Founders Lodge, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Two rhinos, sculpted from waste oil drums, stand by the entrance to Mantis Founders Lodge. The pair are symbols of both the progress made saving rhino and future ambitions for the species at the birthplace of Eastern Cape conservation. Those sculptures are also a symbol of Mantis properties’ eco-commitments. After all, the acronym stands for
Short stay: Dittisham Hideaway, Dittisham, Devon, UK

Short stay: Dittisham Hideaway, Dittisham, Devon, UK

Dittisham Hideaway, the latest venture from hotelier and entrepreneur, Peter de Savary and his wife Lana, consists of a luxury collection of treenhouses, shepherds huts and a 1950s American Airsteam.
Short stay: Cary Arms and Spa, Babbacombe, Devon, UK

Short stay: Cary Arms and Spa, Babbacombe, Devon, UK

The upscale Cary Arms and Spa is nestled among rocks that are perched over Babbacombe Bay in south-east Devon, an area twice visited by Queen Victoria when she was in her late twenties and early thirties.
Short stay: Hotel Indigo Bath, Somerset, UK

Short stay: Hotel Indigo Bath, Somerset, UK

Hotel Indigo Bath constantly reminds guests that they are staying in a city whose elegant pedigree stretches back into history.
Short stay: The Whispering Pine Lodge, Spean Bridge, Highlands, Scotland, UK

Short stay: The Whispering Pine Lodge, Spean Bridge, Highlands, Scotland, UK

Originally built as a hunting lodge in the 1800s, The Whispering Pine Lodge didn't become a hotel until the mid-1900s when it was known as Letterfinlay Lodge.
Short stay: The Cluanie Inn, Glenmoriston, Highlands, Scotland, UK

Short stay: The Cluanie Inn, Glenmoriston, Highlands, Scotland, UK

Situated in the remote wilderness of the picturesque Glen Shiel, which lies along the route to the Isle of Skye, The Cluanie Inn oozes rustic Scottish charm and character, but with a rather unique Indian-inspired twist.
CroisiEurope's Loire river cruise, France

CroisiEurope's Loire river cruise, France

Beginning in Nantes, the chic capital of the Loire-Atlantic region, CroisiEurope’s Loire Princess is the only river cruiser on France’s longest river.
5 travel gadgets for your next trip

5 travel gadgets for your next trip

Most people I know who love to travel also love their tech and, in particular, their travel gadgets - accessories that make travel that little bit easier, more comfortable, or simply a little more fun.