Category: Speciality Travel

The future of luxury cruising with Atlas Ocean Voyages

The future of luxury cruising with Atlas Ocean Voyages

COVID was an accelerator for the cruise industry to focus on new segments and services during the downtime. Atlas Ocean Voyages developed compact, more nimble ships that could traverse the globe with a personalized, luxury experience. They are unique in delivering this hybrid luxury experience on a small vessel. Sailing the world with less impact
The best places to go Christmas shopping in Barcelona

The best places to go Christmas shopping in Barcelona

If you’re not one of those who feels the need to shiver your way through Christmas, maybe Barcelona is the place for you. Imagine yourself now, you are in Barcelona, the sky is blue, seasonal carols and inspiring religious buildings surround you, there are several huge Christmas markets to explore. Yet, the most magical part
More than 20 ways to celebrate Christmas in Orlando

More than 20 ways to celebrate Christmas in Orlando

With an incredible lineup of more than 20 holiday celebrations, it’s no wonder Orlando is one of the most booked destinations for the 2021 holiday season. Exciting theme park happenings complement local festivities ranging from dazzling immersive light displays to sparkling Christmas tree trails. Here’s what to look out for: Festive theme park celebaations Walt
Electric air taxis - will they take off?

Electric air taxis - will they take off?

German urban air mobility (UAM) pioneer, Volocopter, has completed the first test flight with its 2X aircraft in Seoul, South Korea. It was the first ever crewed public test flight of a fully electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) air taxi in South Korea. The Republic’s Minister for Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (MOLIT) Noh Hyeong
Unforgettable golf in Sotogrande with a luxury five star stay

Unforgettable golf in Sotogrande with a luxury five star stay

Golfers around the globe have the opportunity to indulge in the Sotogrande lifestyle with the introduction of an all-new ‘Stay & Play’ package that will allow guests to experience the world-class triumvirate of Real Club Valderrama, La Reserva Club Sotogrande and Real Club Sotogrande – while enjoying a luxurious stay at the brand-new five-star SO/
Short stay: The Eastbury Hotel and Spa, Sherborne, Dorset, UK

Short stay: The Eastbury Hotel and Spa, Sherborne, Dorset, UK

The Victorian Garden Potting Shed Suites, five gloriously indulgent creations are the latest luxurious chapter in the history of a house which dates back to 1740. Under their sedum and moss living roof the suites are stylishly contemporary and eco-friendly. The Eastbury Hotel’s mature gardens, a West in Bloom award winner, featuring shelter-giving beech and
The Algarve: Europe's leading (and almost undisputed) beach destination

The Algarve: Europe's leading (and almost undisputed) beach destination

The Algarve has once again been distinguished as the “Leading Beach Destination in Europe”, in the 2021 World Travel Awards. This is the eighth (and third consecutive) time that the destination has won the nomination from leaders of the tourism and travel industry from around the world, who annually participate in this initiative and vote
The best cities in the world to visit with kids

The best cities in the world to visit with kids

If you’re looking for the perfect family vacation destination with plenty of things to do, places to eat and affordable accommodation, where should you head to? The Family Vacation Guide has revealed its 2021 ranking of The World’s Best Cities To Visit With Kids, with Rome, London and Paris taking the top three spots. With
The growing trend of football tourism in the UK

The growing trend of football tourism in the UK

New research from national tourism agency VisitBritain demonstrates the increasing importance of football in driving inbound tourism to the UK and in boosting visitor spending. Its recently-published ‘Football Tourism in the UK’ report shows that overseas visitors who went to a football match spent £1.4 billion across the UK in total during their trip in
Top tips for your family safari holiday in Africa

Top tips for your family safari holiday in Africa

A family safari holiday in Africa creates so many opportunities for children to benefit from unique educational, cultural, and developmental experiences. And, if you want your children to build a strong love and appreciation for wildlife and nature, then immersing them in the bush is one of the best ways to achieve this. As parents,
The best of the ‘winter blues’ on a luxury yacht charter to the Caribbean and Bahamas

The best of the ‘winter blues’ on a luxury yacht charter to the Caribbean and Bahamas

A cold chill is setting in and celebrities are switching their playground from the Mediterranean to the Caribbean & Bahamas, where there are thousands of remote beaches to leave behind prying eyes and winter woes for festive celebrations in the sunshine and warmth. Discover some of the highly favoured tropical havens to be found not
Sustainability at Canada's ski resorts

Sustainability at Canada's ski resorts

Canada’s ski resorts are pulling out all the stops for powderhounds to indulge in an epic winter escape, but they are also passionate about sustainability. Here are just some of the environmental initiatives that are underway at mountains across the country. Marmot Basin Marmot Basin in Jasper, Alberta is situated in Jasper National Park, a UNESCO
5 things to consider when choosing your family ski destination this winter

5 things to consider when choosing your family ski destination this winter

With COVID-19 limiting options for travellers last winter (and in all likelihood this one too), many are being kept away from their resorts of choice and forced to consider alternate destinations this winter. As thrilling as a new location and experience can be, with kids in tow it is always important to know exactly what
The Arabian Gulf: a stylish yacht charter location

The Arabian Gulf: a stylish yacht charter location

With an achingly beautiful coastline, the Middle East is blessed with continuously spectacular landscapes within which a melting pot of fascinating culture beckons. Increasing in popularity to explore by yacht, the Arabian Gulf is home to some of the most incredible sights, magnificent architecture and extraordinary splendour. Offering sparkling seas and powdery shores, the lure
Google Flights and carbon emissions

Google Flights and carbon emissions

Have you seen the recent changes to the flight search function on Google Flights? Google Flights, an online flight booking search service which facilitates the purchase of airline tickets through third-party suppliers, has now added the reporting of a flight’s carbon impact to its search results. This new change, whilst perhaps only just a first
Top 10 things to do in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

Top 10 things to do in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

Although visitors to Mexico often steer towards Tulum for its wildlife or Cancun for its beaches, the lesser-known region of Riviera Nayarit is the hidden treasure on the Pacific Coast that should be on the bucket list for travellers this winter for multiple reasons. From experiencing whale watching to playing on luxury golf courses, strolling