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Top 13 design wineries in Tuscany: A fusion of art and taste

Top 13 design wineries in Tuscany: A fusion of art and taste

In Tuscany, the wine route is also an architectural trail thanks to the contribution of starchitects who have signed countless projects since the 90s, creating a real phenomenon. Stunning buildings, perfectly integrated with the surrounding landscape, designed and built with state-of-the-art technologies. These are real wine temples that have opened their doors to visits and
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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
Top 5 afternoon teas in Scotland

Top 5 afternoon teas in Scotland

Top of the list of truly outstanding experiences in Scotland has to be a traditional afternoon tea. Taken in a bright drawing room or on a sunny outdoor terrace, it should include an entirely home-made selection of delicious finger sandwiches, delicate pastries, soft scones and sumptuous cakes. Additional highlights like views over elegant hotel grounds,
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The best Michelin star restaurants in Barcelona

Why not try some of the world’s best quality dishes whilst indulging yourself in the beautiful city of Barcelona? These places are the type of locations where you will never have the same meal twice, due to their consistent innovation and focus on seasonal products. Here we have narrowed down the very best Michelin star
5 beautiful wine regions in British Columbia, Canada

5 beautiful wine regions in British Columbia, Canada

What first comes to mind when you think of the best wine regions in the world? Bordeaux? Tuscany? Napa Valley? The rolling, lush and diverse wine regions of British Columbia may not be on your list at all. This is one of Canada’s best kept secrets. In fact, just like what happens in Vegas, the
Iceland drops all COVID-19 border and domestic restrictions

Iceland drops all COVID-19 border and domestic restrictions

It’s been a little while since I wrote with A Luxury Travel Blog but I’m glad to be back and sharing such illuminating news. Hopefully I’ll be sharing more good news on Iceland more regularly again going forward. Iceland drops all border and domestic restrictions As of the 25th of February 2022, the Icelandic authorities
8 must-try South American national dishes

8 must-try South American national dishes

Home to almost half-a-billion people, Latin America is a vast continent covering more or less the entire range of climates existent on Earth — from the deserts of Peru to the rainforests of Brazil, from the Andean paramo to the frosty peaks of Patagonia. Like its diverse geography, the peoples and cultures of the region
Ancient northern Thai healing practices at Anantara Chiang Mai Resort

Ancient northern Thai healing practices at Anantara Chiang Mai Resort

Reviving Northern Thailand’s centuries old massage and aromatherapy techniques, Anantara Chiang Mai Resort has introduced two rare therapeutic treatments, ‘Yam Khang’ and ‘Yajoo’, both with longstanding historic roots connecting guests with the region’s rich Lanna heritage. ‘Yam Khang’ or Thai Fire Therapy is an ancient Lanna tradition, considered a sacred art where the therapist is
Australia's most indulgent hotel package will set you back $49,999 for just one night

Australia's most indulgent hotel package will set you back $49,999 for just one night

Celebrate the new roaring twenties, in style, with the most indulgent hotel package in Australia at $49,999 for the night. Introducing the Grey Goose Hotel by Ovolo, a collaboration between The Inchcolm and Grey Goose Vodka which welcomes you and 39 of your closest friends to the most stylish and lavish event in the City.
Dreaming of California

Dreaming of California

As part of their ‘Am I Dreaming?’ campaign that premiered during the Super Bowl LVI pre-game programming on NBC, Visit California launched an all-new immersive digital experience designed and built by global digital partner, Appnovation. The DREAM Theater website greets users with an idyllic vista of California and entices them to explore a sideways-scrolling journey
194 Michelin stars in the latest Michelin Guide to Great Britain and Ireland

194 Michelin stars in the latest Michelin Guide to Great Britain and Ireland

With a total of 1,285 restaurants, including 194 Michelin stars and 122 Bib Gourmands, the 2022 Michelin Guide to Great Britain and Ireland is made even more momentous by the impressive number of new stars in this year’s selection. With 1 new Three Star, 5 new Two Stars and 19 new One Stars joining the
5 simple ways you can travel more sustainably

5 simple ways you can travel more sustainably

Travel looks destined to make a strong return this year – at least in some parts of the world. As we return to some degree of normality, it’s important not to neglect our responsibilities. With an increase demand comes a potentially greater impact on the environment so, where we can, we should think about how
What you shouldn't miss at Vivid Sydney 2022

What you shouldn't miss at Vivid Sydney 2022

Staged over 23 nights, the Vivid Sydney 2022 festival will deliver mesmerising art displays, 3D light projections, uplifting live music performances and deep-dive discussions from the world’s brightest minds. Plus, in a festival first, the renowned Light Walk will stretch continuously for 8km, linking the Sydney Opera House to Central Station with 47 installations and
Bermuda lifts travel restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Bermuda lifts travel restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Bermuda has announced updated COVID-19 protocols, offering new travel guidelines that will streamline the process for vaccinated travellers visiting the island, by land or sea. Effective from 7th March 2022, the revised guidelines will continue to ensure the safety of all residents and visitors, while making it even more convenient for visitors. “We welcome visitors
The hidden Swedish gems behind those weird IKEA product names

The hidden Swedish gems behind those weird IKEA product names

Bolmen, Järvfjället, Skärhamn, Kallax and Toftan. For years now the world has marvelled at and struggled to pronounce, IKEA product names*. What most don’t realise is that the global furniture giant often names their wares for real places in Sweden. Now Sweden wants to invite the world to visit these fantastic locations. What does a
Springtime is showtime

Springtime is showtime

Heralding the start of the upcoming yacht show season, the Miami International Boat Show and Palm Beach International Boat Show are highlights of the US yachting calendar and much anticipated every spring. Delivering the opportunity to visit the latest superyachts for sale and charter, meet yacht brokers, view the newest water toys and innovative marine