Category: Western Europe

Go wild in the Western Isles archipelago

Go wild in the Western Isles archipelago

As we move towards the distant beacon of travel freedom, the promise of unlimited exploration across the globe and safe passage for those who do, our minds naturally turn to distant shores with powder-soft beaches, azure waters and indulgent stays. But, whilst the tropical island clusters of the Caribbean and the Maldives have their allure, […]

The top 5 castle hotels in Scotland

The top 5 castle hotels in Scotland

Whenever visitors are asked what they love most about Scotland, castles often comes top of their preference list. This doesn’t come as a complete surprise. After all there used to be more than 3,000 castles in Scotland with Dunvegan Castle on the Isle of Skye being the oldest one and the ancestral home of the […]

Summer sensations in the Eastern Mediterranean by luxury yacht charter

Summer sensations in the Eastern Mediterranean by luxury yacht charter

Celebrate a summer of freedom in the Eastern Mediterranean and cruise wherever you desire on a luxury yacht charter, one of the safest ways to have a break far from home and still maintain social distancing. The wonderful luxuries on board mean you can spend all your time aboard or in the water or some […]

Missed opportunities: 5 ways to celebrate when we can gather again

Missed opportunities: 5 ways to celebrate when we can gather again

Have you watched landmark dates come and go without the festivity you had always hoped for? Was a 40th birthday spent in your pyjamas at the kitchen table, waving at friends on Zoom? Did a year of planning a family reunion end in working out refunds instead? The New Year may not have started as […]

7 ways to make a splash in Mallorca

7 ways to make a splash in Mallorca

Let’s face it, one of the first things we do when we arrive at a hotel is check out the pool, and boy do the hotels of Mallorca have some good ones! Some of these swimming pools are about blurring the lines between the man-made and the natural with stunning infinity pools and others allow […]

Sapphire ice cave in Iceland

Sapphire ice cave in Iceland

If you haven’t heard about the ‘Sapphire’ ice cave in Iceland yet, you will once you arrive. It’s worth coming to Iceland for that reason alone. Add in the Northern Lights, a snowy landscape and a remote location (perfect for social distance holidays) and you have an incredible trip awaiting you. So this blog post […]

8 free events and activities to try in Oslo

8 free events and activities to try in Oslo

Norway’s sophisticated capital of Oslo conjures images of stunning architecture, a vibrant culinary scene and Viking museums, but it’s often thought of as being an expensive city to visit. However, if you’re heading to Norway on an Arctic expedition, it would be an incredible shame to miss out on what Oslo has to offer. That’s […]

A road trip through Provence

A road trip through Provence

Travel in 2021 is going to be challenging. We will continue to want to keep our distance and stay out of crowded, tourist resorts. Therefore, going somewhere so attuned to the traveller’s needs as Provence might not be your best option. However, the desire to see our beautiful world up close is more potent than […]

Puerto Mogan Boats

The Little Venice of Gran Canaria

The island of Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands, is one of the year-round destinations we can jet off to once travel is back in our lives.  One of the prettiest resorts in Gran Canaria is Puerto Mogan on the southwest coast.  You’ll see below why Puerto Mogán is known as ‘Little Venice’, and is […]

The Great Orme in Llandudno, North Wales

5 must-visit places in North Wales

North Wales is a land of epic landscapes and changing environments. It is a place alive with action and a rich, distinctive culture of its own. Amongst the transient topography, you can find some real gems that make this place one of the most immersive places to explore in Europe. Here you can find designated […]

Scandinavian traditions to get you through the January blues

Scandinavian traditions to get you through the January blues

And just like that, 2020 has ended and we look forward with a bunch of hope and careful excitement to 2021 with wishes for a better year. The month of January can always be a bit of a tough month to get through especially if you live in the northern part of the world as […]

The most luxurious things to do in Barcelona

The most luxurious things to do in Barcelona

As a reader of Luxury Travel Blog, we know that you are someone that appreciates the finer things of life and experiencing the best that the world has to offer. If you want to experience luxury, there is no better location than Barcelona, Spain. Whether visiting for a short while, or taking a longer stay […]

9 things the locals do in Pembrokeshire

9 things the locals do in Pembrokeshire

When in Pembrokeshire, it’s not necessarily finding something to do that is the issue, more than finding the absolute best things to do. Here we give you the secret insights to what it is that the locals do in Pembrokeshire. Being based in this county, we have the insider knowledge that lets you roam the […]

Enjoy Scotland by private jet

Enjoy Scotland by private jet

If travellers are looking for a holiday which, in the present situation, makes it easy for them to maintain social distancing, then they need look no further than Scotland. This beautiful country has a wealth of unspoilt nature, wide-open landscapes, pristine beaches and room to roam in abundance! The dream of a bespoke vacation can […]

How to recover your sense of calm in Provence

How to recover your sense of calm in Provence

2020 has tested us all to the limit. Our security in work and our freedom to travel where we wish has been limited. We have worried about the health of our family and friends and potentially experienced loss and grief. While there have been difficult years in history, none have been so challenging in living […]

In love with Turkey aboard HIC SALTA and why you should book your Mediterranean holiday now

In love with Turkey aboard HIC SALTA and why you should book your Mediterranean holiday now

The Greek and Turkish coasts are a haven for fun seekers, sun worshippers and culture lovers who want days exploring ancient wonders and nights partying under starry night skies, and luxury gulets like HIC SALTA are the most efficient way to see and do it all in style. Bodrum Bodrum is a first and/or last […]