Category: Regions

A new vision of modern luxury: The Dubai EDITION hotel

A new vision of modern luxury: The Dubai EDITION hotel

The new Dubai EDITION hotel, located in the city’s Downtown district, heralds a new generation of modern luxury and pays homage to Dubai’s passion to create something entirely new. Situated a stone’s throw from the city’s world-class retail flagships, commercial district and its flourishing art, design and culture hubs, the Dubai EDITION is the brand’s
Unique coastal experiences in Nova Scotia

Unique coastal experiences in Nova Scotia

The gateway to Atlantic Canada, Nova Scotia, is filled to the brim with stunning natural beauty, diverse cultures, rich heritage, and warm, friendly people. The province is home to some of the most authentic, exclusive and extraordinary coastal experiences in North America – here are some of our top picks! Tidal bore rafting If you’re
France, Greece and Portugal are the latest European countries to relax COVID-19 travel restrictions

France, Greece and Portugal are the latest European countries to relax COVID-19 travel restrictions

France, Greece and Portugal are the latest countries to have each updated their entry requirements for fully vaccinated travellers which will come as welcome news for many UK families wanting to go away for February half-term. Here’s what you need to know for each country: France France has revealed its plans to drop testing requirements
Messing about in boats... a safari with a difference

Messing about in boats... a safari with a difference

There are more than 150 tripoints in the world but only one international quadripoint, and here we were, perched precariously, in the top of a 2,000 year old baobab tree, looking out over the only place in the world where four countries meet and two great African rivers join. We were on Impalila Island, on
5 best hotels of Ibiza

5 best hotels of Ibiza

Despite its status as the world’s nightlife capital, Ibiza is a small Spanish island with a tremendous following. Whatever your interests, you can find them in Ibiza. From exploring the island’s natural splendor, visiting Mediterranean coastal towns to learning about the culture, anything is possible here. Take advantage of the island’s extensive network of bike
India wants to ditch ‘offensive and embarrassing' GAY airport code

India wants to ditch ‘offensive and embarrassing' GAY airport code

In a report tabled in parliament last month, India’s Committee on Public Undertakings has recommended to the government that the airport code for Gaya Airport, also known as Bodhgaya Airport, be changed. The panel asked that government officials take the matter up with the International Air Transport Association (IATA). An IATA airport code is a
COVID rules for Europe's main ski destinations

COVID rules for Europe's main ski destinations

Are you going skiing in the Alps in the February half term? Covid testing specialist Cignpost ExpressTest is urging families to check travel and in-resort restrictions to ensure their half term ski holidays don’t go off-piste. The company says that different rules for each of Europe’s main ski destinations might trip-up unprepared families, and extra
Australia to re-open its borders to fully vaccinated tourists

Australia to re-open its borders to fully vaccinated tourists

Tourism Australia is excited to be welcoming back travellers to Australia, following today’s announcement that Australia is reopening its borders to quarantine-free travel for fully vaccinated travellers from 21st February 2022. The announcement is part of Australia’s planned re-opening of international travel and builds on quarantine-free travel arrangements with Singapore, which came into effect on 21 November
Luxury travel news for the week ending 6th February 2022

Luxury travel news for the week ending 6th February 2022

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. Furious locals plan to hurl rotten eggs at Jeff Bezos’ superyacht Livid locals are planning to pelt billionaire Jeff Bezos’s
200th anniversary celebration for Key West in the Florida Keys

200th anniversary celebration for Key West in the Florida Keys

Key West in the Florida Keys is planning a range of activities throughout 2022 to highlight the 200th anniversary of the island’s first permanent settlement on 25 March 1822. On this date, U.S. Navy Lt. Matthew Perry planted the American flag on island soil when he arrived to physically claim the Florida Keys as U.S.
Win a luxury trip to Sri Lanka!

Win a luxury trip to Sri Lanka!

Travelling Whale is giving away a 5 day holiday to Sri Lanka for 2 people, starting and finishing in Colombo. The prize includes 5* accommodation, activities and a private guide. The lucky winners will enjoy a Jeep safari to the Minneriya National Park, to spot sloths, elephants, leopards and birds, as well as a visit
Embrace Scotland this Valentine's Day

Embrace Scotland this Valentine's Day

As 2022 continues to unfold one thing that’s for certain is the importance of connection. From those seeking to practise self-care and explorers looking to discover like-minded friends, to all the couples seeking a cosy getaway, Scotland is the perfect place to make connections that nourish the soul. Say yes to solo experiences Scotland is
Seattle Museum Month

Seattle Museum Month

Join Visit Seattle, more than 60 downtown hotels, and over 30 area museums for the highly anticipated return of the monthlong celebration of arts, heritage, and culture in the region. February is the month for substantial savings on Seattle’s iconic cultural offerings and downtown lodging experience. Whether you are traveling to Seattle or a resident
5 beautiful places to cycle in New Zealand

5 beautiful places to cycle in New Zealand

New Zealand is a natural wonderland, filled with an assortment of native wildlife and pristine wilderness. Go on an extraordinary journey, and admire ever-changing landscapes and picturesque views. From vast plains and rivers to rugged mountains and farmland, a pure nature paradise. Along the way, you will also have the opportunity to meet many proud
Valentine's Day in Scottsdale, Arizona

Valentine's Day in Scottsdale, Arizona

For those shot by cupid’s bow and arrow, love is in the air this time of year and plans are in the making. If sweeping a sweetheart off their feet with a romantic getaway is in the cards, travelers can count Scottsdale as a sure thing. From romantic resorts and luxurious spas, to outdoor adventures
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Top 8 luxury experiences to have in Nicaragua 

Nicaragua is one of Central Americas best-kept secrets, with vast lakes, giant volcanoes, an atmospheric and vibrant heritage and extensive rainforest. As the name translates, ‘surrounded by water,’ bordered by Honduras and Costa Rica, Nicaragua is hugged by the Pacific Ocean on the western side and the eastern side, the Caribbean with surf and sandy