Category: Speciality Travel

Safari and service - the perfect combination for families

Safari and service - the perfect combination for families

Unless you are focused on seeing the likes of tigers, pumas, jaguars, bears, or wolves, Africa is by far the best region for wildlife safaris.
Lexus-curated wellness experiences from Miraval Resorts and Spas

Lexus-curated wellness experiences from Miraval Resorts and Spas

Lexus is hitting the road for health and wellness. For those striving for a better self and looking to incorporate more balance and mindfulness into their lives, the luxury automaker is
Celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in Jersey

Celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in Jersey

Jersey is the crown jewel in the English Channel and the sunniest spot in the British Isles, so where better to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee this June bank holiday weekend? June in Jersey is all about feeling the sand between your toes and embracing Jersey's curiously Brit…(ish) culture.
Viking® welcomes eight new river ships to its fleet

Viking® welcomes eight new river ships to its fleet

Viking® has welcomed eight new river ships to its award-winning fleet during a celebration in Paris. Of the eight new Viking Longships®, four ships - Viking Fjorgyn, Viking Kari, Viking Radgrid and Viking Skaga - are built specifically to navigate the Seine River and bring guests to the heart of Paris with an exclusive docking location at Port de Grenelle, just a short walk from the Eiffel Tower.
6 great reasons to charter a yacht this Summer

6 great reasons to charter a yacht this Summer

Have you considered a yacht charter for your vacation? It’s a unique opportunity to take control of your own destiny whilst on holiday. Instead of looking out on the same view each day from your hotel or villa, you get to choose a new beautiful vista whenever and wherever you wish. We spoke to the
Thailand welcomes back luxury yacht charters

Thailand welcomes back luxury yacht charters

Since the 1st of March 2022, Thailand has opened its borders to international tourism, allowing flight, border crossings and entry by water so that luxury yacht charters can once again resume. To be granted entry, fully vaccinated visitors must apply for a pass under the TEST & GO scheme or the sandbox programme. Visitors who
Sailing the Cyclades

Sailing the Cyclades

The beauty of chartering a yacht in Greece is the liberty to island-hop wherever the mood takes you. In the Cyclades, warm, calm waters and ribbons of sandy beaches are a big draw, alongside the cool coastal vibe found in the relaxed towns. This group of islands scattered across the central Aegean Sea is within
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Now is the time to visit the first country in Southeast Asia with zero COVID restrictions for vaccinated travellers!

First, I hear you ask, which is the first country in Southeast Asia to remove all COVID restrictions? The answer is Cambodia, who on 17th March 2022 moved ahead of their neighbours and other Southeast Asian countries to make travel simple again. No pre-travel COVID test. No arrival COVID test. No quarantine. No COVID specific
Short stay: Birkdale House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Lake District, UK

Short stay: Birkdale House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Lake District, UK

Birkdale House is a large Victorian house set on the 470-acre Matson Ground Estate close to Bowness-on-Windermere in the southern part of the Lake District National Park. Home to a number of holiday cottages, this is very much the estate’s ‘flagship’ luxury property – as you will soon see – which opened in 2020 and
Luxury family volunteer vacation Kenya

Meaningful luxury family holidays for the Summer of 2022

Amidst a global pandemic and regional war, life is difficult for many, and my heart goes out to those directly affected. It may seem strange to think about a holiday in this context, but sometimes, we need to get away from the stress and recharge to emerge stronger. A luxury family holiday that includes a
When is the best time to visit Kenya on safari

When is the best time to visit Kenya on safari

Kenya is a country, well-known – and well-loved for many too – for its exceptional biodiversity and natural beauty, game viewing (including the Big 5), and friendly people, with top hospitality standards. It is for these reasons, along with others, that it is listed time and again by industry leaders like Conde Nast, CNN and
Orient Express makes a grand return to Italy with La Dolce Vita train

Orient Express makes a grand return to Italy with La Dolce Vita train

More than 150 years ago, Georges Nagelmackers turned a dream into a reality when he launched the first luxury Orient Express train. Soon, Orient Express will head back on track to offer travellers an unforgettable journey through one of the world’s most beloved countries: Italy. From the luxury rail tourism project signed by Arsenale S.p.A.,
Top 5 highest ski lifts in Europe

Top 5 highest ski lifts in Europe

Zermatt is the highest resort in Europe and its highest lift station tops out at just under 4,000 metres. At this height some people can suffer from altitude sickness. Altitude sickness typically occurs only above 2,500 metres, So clearly 4,000 metres is well above the comfort zone. You can get altitude sickness if you travel to
Luxury catamaran yacht escapes to the Balearic Islands

Luxury catamaran yacht escapes to the Balearic Islands

Luxury yacht charters have always been popular in the Western Mediterranean over the summer months, and whether you’re a seasoned charterer or considering one for the first time, the Balearic Islands is an incredible playground for days at the beach, nights partying to the early hours and impressive cultural landmarks that have accumulated on these
The ships you need to consider for your next expedition cruise to Antarctica

The ships you need to consider for your next expedition cruise to Antarctica

Antarctica, the 7th continent, the white continent, … you name it, we’re all dreaming of going there someday. While it used to be one of those destinations which would forever remain on our wish-list, it’s certainly much more accessible now! Thanks to a small armada of expeditions cruise ships that have been purpose-built for this
Top 5 beaches of Sri Lanka

Top 5 beaches of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is an island nation located in South Asia that is slowly emerging as a popular beach destination for travelers around the world. The Sri Lankan coastline offers some of the most exquisite white-sand beaches, which are surrounded by pristine blue waters. The beauty is further enhanced by the rich cultural history of the