Category: Leisure Travel

10 fabulous Alpine luxury ski resorts you can visit by train

10 fabulous Alpine luxury ski resorts you can visit by train

If someone ever invents a teleport machine, it’s going to be an instant hit with skiers. As you might well know, even when you fly, what looks like a short hop on paper can take the best part of a day – once you factor in tedious queuing and airport transfers. It might come as […]

10 best luxury shopping areas in Paris with kids for the Winter sales

10 best luxury shopping areas in Paris with kids for the Winter sales

The winter sales is the best time to do some serious shopping, be it for fashion, decoration or any other type of merchandise. And what better place than Paris to do just that? After all, Paris has the reputation of being one of the leading shopping capitals of the world! So when all the clothes, […]

5 best ski resorts in Europe

5 best ski resorts in Europe

Whether you live in or outside of Europe, finding a ski resort that suits you can be overwhelming. Perhaps you want guaranteed snow, decent variety of accommodation and chalets, or getting the right mix of skiing, relaxation and partying. Is it family-friendly, are the pistes challenging or for beginners? Well, we’ve put together our top […]

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Here’s where the best New Year’s Eve celebrations were around the world

Another year has gone and there were some incredible festivities around the world. If your New Year’s Eve ended in the usual anti climax of queues and busy crowds in the same bar you go to all year, then why not plan something different to see out 2017? If you fancy planning a more exotic […]

3 of the best beach spots in Greece

3 of the best beach spots in Greece

Tourists have flocked to the sunny shores of the Greece for years in search of the ultimate luxury getaway, and it never fails to impress. Restaurants offering fresh seafood line the shores, friendly locals are more than happy to help you uncover local gems and the weather is sublime, almost year round. There are white-sand […]

8 great reasons to visit Courchevel this Winter

8 great reasons to visit Courchevel this Winter

If I had to choose any ski resort it would be Courchevel. This world-famous ski resort in the Three Valleys region of France – the largest ski area in the world – was the first to be ‘purpose built’. That was in 1946 – meaning that this prestigious resort celebrates its 70th anniversary this winter. […]

The 5 best beaches of Florianopolis Island

The 5 best beaches of Florianopolis Island

South of Brazil lies the intimate paradise in Florianopolis. The capital of Santa is surrounded by an island with 42 gorgeous beaches connected to the continent by a small bridge. The island offers beaches for all people – some for a private feel, some perfect for long walks, others for surf, parties and fun, but […]

Top 10 French Polynesia experiences

Top 10 French Polynesia experiences

Breath-taking turquoise lagoons, towering lush mountains, sumptuous food and a rich local culture make the islands of French Polynesia the perfect tropical paradise. Here are 10 of our favourite experiences: Enjoy the luxurious lagoons Life revolves around the spectacular lagoons that encircle the many islands that make up The Society Islands. The best resorts are […]

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Cracking Kefalonia – 5 luxury highlights

The beautiful island of Kefalonia certainly makes for a cracking holiday, and it’s got something for everyone. Adorned with sandy coves and beautiful limestone cliffs, beaches blessed with warm, shallow water for swimming in, and quaint little harbours for picture perfect moments, this Ionian island is great for every type of traveller. Whether you’re planning […]

8 unusual birds to look for in Central America

8 unusual birds to look for in Central America

Read this list to get your birdwatching must-see list started. We’ve included the national parks and regions where you can find them. And wherever you go, make sure you bring a naturalist guide with you. They can take you to the spots you’re most likely to get a good look and can identify bird calls. […]

The Louvre or Musée d’Orsay: which Parisian museum should you visit?

The Louvre or Musée d’Orsay: which Parisian museum should you visit?

You are about to visit Paris with your children. After a bit of research, something tells you that there are 2 must-do museums in the French capital: the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay. Two great museums, but only time for one. Knowing that you don’t want to spend too much time in museums with the little […]

7 of the most amazing outdoor adventures in Idaho

7 of the most amazing outdoor adventures in Idaho

Idaho is an unworldly, exciting state filled with natural wonders, not just potatoes and farming grounds. The area is a fantastic spot for a luxurious outdoor vacation, and conveniently neighbors several popular states and cities. Travel with caution, as Idaho can be beautifully desolate in areas, requiring a several mile drive before reaching bathrooms, stores […]

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Top 6 beach resorts in Southeast Asia

The idyllic beaches of Southeast Asia have drawn many a holidaymaker over to the Southeast Asian shores, seeking solitude, sun, sea and sand. Despite the millions that flock to these beaches, globalisation and ease of travelling has ruined much of these stretches of sand as hordes of tourists – both international and local – take […]

5 of the best Christmas activities in Dubai

5 of the best Christmas activities in Dubai

Enjoying a wonderfully sunny and warm Christmas in Dubai doesn’t mean you have to miss out on any festive fun. The tolerant Muslim emirate embraces the spirit of Christmas with a variety of events to suit all the family. Winter Festival Held annually at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, the Winter Festival is the largest event […]

Geisha in Japan

12 of the most exclusive experiences in Japan

Steeped in tradition and culture, Japan is a country with lots to offer—especially when it comes to one-of-kind experiences. From forging your own samurai sword or going behind the scenes in a sumo stable, to learning the craft of calligraphy from a master, we’ve rounded up our favourite bespoke experiences that get you away from […]

Happiness is a hiking trip through Tuscany

Happiness is a hiking trip through Tuscany

When travelers talk about Tuscany their eyes often glaze over as they reminisce about its unforgettable beauty-undulating green hills covered with twisted grape vines and silvery olive trees, atmospheric hilltop towns perfect for whiling away an afternoon, medieval monasteries and hidden castles just begging to be explored, and (here their voices often drop in great […]