Category: Africa

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Fresh flavours from The Connoisseur Club Boutique travel services courtesy of L-In Style Relax at Joburg’s  Saxon Boutique Hotel & Spa Luxury events brought to us by Luxe Calendar

Recipe of the week: Terrine of Duck Foie Gras

Recipe of the week: Terrine of Duck Foie Gras

…with white grapes and muscadel reduction. Ingredients: • Milk • Bay leaves • Thyme Sprigs • Peppercorns • 4 A grade Foie Lobes • Pressing • 1 ½ caps Brandy • 30ml Port • Curing salt • 3 teaspoons Salt • 1 teaspoon castor Sugar • 2 pinches of Nutmeg • 1  flat teaspoon Salt […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Low priced private jet travel from Jump Jet Enjoy the culinary sensation that is Oud Sluis Discover the warmth of Barcelona at Hotel Majestic On an island off Mombasa, The Funzi Keys

Goldsmith from Mr. and Mrs. Smith

Goldsmith from Mr. and Mrs. Smith

A new travel club is poised to cause quite a fuss among luxury travel goers – GoldSmith. The brainchild of Mr. and Mrs. Smith, purveyor of the much-loved guide books and website, this exclusive invitation-only level of Smith membership is a brand-new booking and concierge service that customises and coordinates its clients’ entire trip. From […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Helicopter rides in the Canaries from Blue Canarias Cosy Kenyan homestay courtesy of Ngong House Dine at Peter Goossens’ Hof van Cleve  in Belgium Where one great experience leads to another: Dubai

World's sexiest beaches

World’s sexiest beaches

Concierge.com, the online home for inspired travel from Conde Nast has  posted its picks for the third annual World’s Sexiest Beaches list.   Beaches are both on and off the beaten path and are chosen for their beauty, buzz factor and overall steamy appeal.   Here’s their top ten: Caprera Island, Sardinia, Italy Salvador, Bahia, […]

Jebel Ali International Hotels to manage two Seychelles properties

Jebel Ali International Hotels to manage two Seychelles properties

Jebel Ali International Hotels has announced that it has signed two hotel management contracts in the Seychelles with Trinity Estates and Trinity Waterfront. The two properties – Round Island and The Waterfront – will be managed on behalf of the Enchanted brand, a new Seychelles based hospitality company. Round Island will offer ten individual deluxe […]

The latest stunning addition from CC Africa

The latest stunning addition from CC Africa

CC Africa‘s newest exclusive-use safari villa, Melton Manor, is now open. Located within the Relais & Châteaux Big Five Kwandwe Private Game Reserve in the heart of South Africa’s malaria-free Eastern Cape, Melton Manor offers the perfect safari destination for families or groups of up to eight people celebrating a special occasion. It has 4 […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Find your Tuscan soul with Toscana Mia tours A taste of Italy in Baltimore from Sabatino’s Experience Morocco in London: Mamounia Lounge Greece’s new launching K2 Smart Jets

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Live London by Plaza on the River Marvel at  the Aegean from Mykonos’  Theoxenia Hotel Save precious time with the JetCard Plan your Hayward’s Sustainable Safari

Luxury eco-boutique hotel on Benguerra Island

Luxury eco-boutique hotel on Benguerra Island

A new luxury eco-boutique hotel is opening on Benguerra Island, Mozambique.   Called Azura, it consists of 14 beautiful villas adorned with traditional Mozambique artwork and blends modern chic with a wonderful beachfront location. Watch the dhows pass by, swim with dolphins or simply stroll along the miles of pristine beach. Azura opens in July […]

2007/2008 Zagat Survey: World's Top Hotels, Resorts and Spas

2007/2008 Zagat Survey: World’s Top Hotels, Resorts and Spas

Zagat Survey‘s 2007/2008 World’s Top Hotels, Resorts and Spas  has just been announced.   It’s based on the views of over 20,000 travellers and 1,600 travel professionals. The Top Large Hotel  goes to Four Seasons George V Paris, whilst Kruger’s Singita picks up Top Small Hotel. Top Resort and Top Spa  goes to Four Seasons […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Experience the luxe life at Manhattan’s 60 Thompson Discover the difference with Sanctuary Lodges Retreat to the island of Komandoo in the Maldives Fine true wilderness at Little Beaver Creek Ranch

Get ready to bid on your ultimate dream vacation with Going Once

Get ready to bid on your ultimate dream vacation with Going Once

American Express  is offering  more than 25 amazing travel packages, including a luxury RV trip across America, an adventure in  Antarctica and a South African safari.   Travellers daydreaming about their next luxurious  getaway need  look no further. From 17th to 27th April 2007, US and UK American Express card holders will have the opportunity […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Great golfing  destinations worldwide  with Châteaux Golf Luxuriate with Lukimibi in the Kruger National Park Travel in contemporary style with Aspire Holidays Head for Wheel Farm Cottages in North Devon

Family fun on safari

Family fun on safari

Special “Pooh Walks” to learn how to identify droppings and spoor, fishing and frogging safaris, bark-rubbing expeditions and baking cookies with the chefs for afternoon tea are just a taste of what’s in store for children at CC Africa‘s family-friendly safari lodges… ensuring an unforgettable safari experience for the entire family! Click here for a […]