Category: Travel Miscellany

Valentine's Day in style with Four Seasons Hotel Austin

Valentine’s Day in style with Four Seasons Hotel Austin

If you’ve got $5,700 to spare  and are looking to  get it  right this Valentine’s Day, book the ‘Four Seasons, Five Senses’ package  at the Four Seasons Hotel Austin in Texas. The package includes a one-night stay in the presidential suite, FOUR dozen roses, a round-trip limousine service from the airport, a bottle of Louis […]

Valentine's dinner show at Sea World Nara Resort, Gold Coast

Valentine’s dinner show at Sea World Nara Resort, Gold Coast

Spoil your loved one this Valentine’s Day with a fabulous dinner show at Sea World Nara Resort‘s Ocean Room. You will be treated to a gourmet 3 course meal (including selected beer, wine and Champagne) as the world-renowned performing artist  Rhonda Burchmore delivers a dazzling Valentine’s Day program especially for you. All for $165 per […]

TravelPost Insider

A Luxury Travel Blog has teamed up with the excellent TravelPost Insider blog. Run by Sam Shank and regularly updated,  it gives a useful insight into current events within the travel industry, special deals, great tips and more.   It forms part of a much larger site, and I know one area that Sam is […]

Overberg fire rages in South Africa

Overberg fire rages in South Africa

A devastating fire is raging in the Overberg region of South Africa’s Western Cape. It started on a farm but rapidly spread to over areas destroying hundreds of acres. Sadly both the luxury guest lodge Farm 215 and the Grootbos Private Nature Reserve are both affected. Waterbombing helicopters have been activated to fight the blaze.

Ski St. Moritz with Badrutt's Palace Hotel

Ski St. Moritz with Badrutt’s Palace Hotel

Majestically situated amid breathtakingly beautiful and unspoiled scenery, Badrutt’s Palace Hotel is a haven of tranquillity. The hotel’s Ski St. Moritz package starts from 2,110 CHF for two and includes 3 nights’ accommodation in a Superior Room, daily buffet breakfast, daily set dinner at Le Restaurant or Trattoria,  a two-day ski pass valid for the […]

Season of Love at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel

Season of Love at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel

For those looking to prolong the pleasure of this romantic month, the Season of Love package is the perfect mate.   This romantic getaway includes a luxurious overnight stay at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel  in Seattle and a pair of tickets to Valentine, an innovative mixed repertory program featuring four Pacific Northwest Ballet premieres.  Also […]

Valentine's at Beau-Rivage Palace

Valentine’s at Beau-Rivage Palace

From 3rd-5th, 10th-12th, 14th-15th, 17th-19th and 24th-26th February 2006, you can enjoy  Switzerland’s Beau-Rivage Palace‘s special Valentine’s package. This sumptuous hotel sits in a 10-acre private garden and offers breathtaking views of Lake Geneva and the Alps beyond. The package consists of one night in a Superior (680 CHF) or Deluxe (800 CHF)  room, glass […]

Le Palais Hotel Prague

Le Palais Hotel Prague

If you’re thinking of visiting Prague out of season (now until 31st March 2006, 1st to 31st July 2006, or 1st November to 27th December 2006), then you can enjoy some fantastic rates at Le Palais Hotel Prague. Quote booking code PGKSAV and you can enjoy rates starting from 220 euros.   The hotel is […]

The Residence Tunis special offer

The Residence Tunis special offer

Until 30th March 2006, The Residence Tunis is running a special offer: 3  nights in a double sea view room, including breakfast and transfers, plus a day excursion, for 828 euros. This palace of Arab-Andalusia architecture, a real oasis of charm and serenity, offers a great opportunity to discover the authenticity of Tunisia.  

Banyan Tree Bintan combined golf and spa package

Banyan Tree Bintan combined golf and spa package

Located just 45 minutes leisurely  ferry ride from Singapore, Banyan Tree Bintan has just unveiled  their Golf and Spa Escape package. Guests on this package will be treated to an all-you-can-play golf session and a set lunch at the Greg Norman designed Laguna Bintan Golf Course as well as a 90-minute massage at award-winning Banyan […]

Alma de Cuba, Liverpool UK

Alma de Cuba, Liverpool UK

The latest addition to the Liverpool restaurant scene appears to be getting rave reviews. Located in a a 200-year-old Polish Catholic church on Seel Street, some are going so far as to describe it as one of the most spectacular bar and restaurant venues in Europe. It also seems to be one of the places […]

Spice up your Friday nights in Budapest

Spice up your Friday nights in Budapest

Spice up your Friday night and discover the special tastes of Hungarian paprika cuisine and the great diversity of Hungarian wines at the Apicius Restaurant in Budapest’s Corinthia Aquincum Hotel. Sample from the different appetizers and main courses prepared from all kinds of Hungarian paprika, be it small or big, sweet or hot, red, yellow […]

Free golf at Le Meridien Penina Golf & Resort, Portugal

Free golf at Le Meridien Penina Golf & Resort, Portugal

At Le Meridien Penina Golf & Resort you can currently play one round of golf per day for free in one of their property golf courses (Penina Championship, Resort or Academy). This offer is valid until 3rd March 2006. Set in its own picturesque 360-acre estate, the resort’s three golf courses were all designed by […]

Trisara Phuket special offers

Trisara Phuket special offers

From April to October 2006, you can enjoy an ocean view pool suite at Trisara – an exclusive resort in Phuket – for $445 a night (subject to 18.7% service charge and government tax). The offer includes full American breakfast, a 90-minute Thai or oil massage, limousine transfer to and from Phuket airport, and priority […]

Iglesias and Kournikova in the Caribbean

Iglesias and Kournikova in the Caribbean

Pop  star Enrique Iglesias has been enjoying a break with tennis player and  Russian girlfriend Anna Kournikova in St Barts. The glamorous couple flew in to the Caribbean for some quality time after the death of the singer’s grandfather. Anna later jetted on to a modelling assigment in the Cayman Islands.   It seems St […]

Love London package with Red Carnation Hotels

Love London package with Red Carnation Hotels

Just when you thought Christmas was over, Red Carnation Hotels are extending the season of goodwill with fantastic London air and hotel breaks from major US gateways, at exceptional value prices. Whether you want to make the most of the famous January sales shopping, catch up on the latest shows, or simply relax in front […]