Category: Space Travel

Travel video of the week: Virgin Galactic tourism spaceship

Travel video of the week: Virgin Galactic tourism spaceship

Virgin Galactic’s tourism rocket ship climbed more than 80 km above Earth, reaching for the first time what many consider the boundary of space. The company considers this a “huge step forward” in making commercial space tourism a reality. If you would like to subscribe to our own YouTube channel, please do so by clicking […]

Luxury travel news this week

Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please click on the red bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the page and click ‘subscribe’ (works on desktop only – for other ways to […]

Luxury travel news this week

Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please click on the red bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the page and click ‘subscribe’ (works on desktop only – for other ways to […]

Luxury travel news this week

Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please click on the red bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the page and click ‘subscribe’ (works on desktop only – for other ways to […]

The world's most expensive couples retreat

The world’s most expensive couples retreat

Inspiration Mars has unveiled plans to send a married couple out to Mars and back in January 2018 as part of a project that experts predict will cost at least $1 billion. Despite a lack of NASA backing, the first space tourist, Dennis Toto, has amassed $100 million in initial funding to get the project […]

Experience the future of travel with Sienna Charles

Experience the future of travel with Sienna Charles

Sienna Charles was founded and recently launched by Jaclyn Sienna India, an avid traveler and licensed travel agent, who wants to revolutionise people’s outlook on travel. This luxury travel agency and lifestyle advisory company doesn’t only focus on the comforts of a palatial hotel, the relaxing treatments at a spa, or the pleasurable flavors of […]

Interview with Shira Lazar of NBC et al.

Interview with Shira Lazar of NBC et al.

Shira Lazar currently hosts Mahalo’s This Week In YouTube and is the Editor-At-Large for CondeNast’s Jaunted.com travel blogging from around the globe. Previously, Shira hosted NBC’s 1ST LOOK and OPEN HOUSE, DirecTV’s HAVOC ON THE 101 and was a correspondent on Reelz Channel’s DAILIES. She has developed and hosted online video content for Movies.com, Hollywood.com, […]

An insight into Branson’s Virgin Galactic

Are you fascinated by space travel?   If so, sit back and enjoy this short video that is fronted by Sir Richard Branson and introduces us to Virgin Galactic due to be the world’s first commerical spacecraft.  

The future of travel?

Jet Pack International are about to start selling their jet packs – capable of travelling up to 16 kilometres without refuelling – from $226,000. See it in action on this video. How long before these are commonplace, I wonder.

First honeymoon in space

First honeymoon in space

The first couple to honeymoon in space will be George and Loretta Whitesides.   They are both 100 Virgin Galactic ‘Founders’ which means they have paid in full to be among the first to fly on Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic Spaceline. A website to mark the occasion has been set up at SpaceLove.org  – it […]

Space charter with a $1.76 million price tag

Space charter with a $1.76 million price tag

The famous luxury retailer Neiman Marcus is selling a space trip in their catalogue that includes the opportunity to experience weightlessness along with a spectacular view of Earth. Their space charter for you and five of your best friends  will set  you back  $1.76 million!   The fee  includes training, medical assessments and  a ride […]

SpaceShipTwo from Virgin Galactic

SpaceShipTwo from Virgin Galactic

A mock-up of the Philippe Starck-designed interior of the SpaceShipTwo suborbital tourist vehicle has been unveiled. This suborbital spaceplane is currently under development by The Spaceship Company, a company formed by Burt Rutan and Richard Branson, jointly owned by Scaled Composites and the Virgin Group. The interior has 6 passenger seats capable of reclining completely […]

The future of space hotels?

The future of space hotels?

Hotels in space might not be just science fiction. A spacecraft called Genesis 1 has been launched into space from Siberia  by Bigelow Aerospace, a company set up by hotel tycoon Robert Bigelow. This folded craft is inflated once safely in orbit and apparently it is this principle that might be used in the future […]