Category: Travel Miscellany

Gourmet marshmallows at the Intercontinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort

Gourmet marshmallows at the Intercontinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort

Escape the everyday as InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort hosts a series of bespoke guest experiences throughout 2022 in celebration of the 75th anniversary of InterContinental Hotels & Resorts. This 1st to 5th March 2022, the hotel is teaming up with The Marshmallowist – the UK’s first producer of gourmet marshmallows for an unforgettable sweet escape
Denver food halls deliver mile-high cuisine

Denver food halls deliver mile-high cuisine

Denver has turned into a food town for many reasons, including being a central air hub where visitors want to explore. One result is the vibrant food hall scene, the most expansive per capita in the U.S. Far beyond just sustenance, you can find unique and artistic mixes of food adventures, shopping, and fun activities.
9 reasons to visit the Czech Republic in 2022

9 reasons to visit the Czech Republic in 2022

From crafts that have been perpetuated by generation after generation to recipes closely guarded by families and traditional festivals that are preserved as national heritage, there are many reasons to visit the Czech Republic in 2022. Anniversaries and festivals will mark part of the country’s tourism calendar, as well as the new openings of hotels
Latest news from A Luxury Travel Blog (Q1, 2022)

Latest news from A Luxury Travel Blog (Q1, 2022)

Hello readers! I haven’t written an update in a while so I thought I would just do a post with some latest news from the blog. TravMedia Awards First off, I’m delighted to report that A Luxury Travel Blog has been shortlisted for another award. We’ve been lucky enough to be a finalist every year
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 regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. International travel expected to jump after Europe relaxes restrictions Some industry executives are predicting international travel will reach 90 percent
5 of South America’s headiest wine tours

5 of South America’s headiest wine tours

Soon, travel will resume at full pace to South America, where you can always discover a certain “magic in the wind, a stirring in the air, and an enthralling glass of wine in your hand.” For experiences such as those, you’ll find that South American wine tours are superb – whether you’re an experienced wine
Top 5 restaurants on the West Coast of Scotland

Top 5 restaurants on the West Coast of Scotland

Visitors to Scotland’s West Coast will discover that this region has a rich local larder to offer which includes a wealth of seafood. With the Atlantic on the doorstep, the West Coast is renowned for the unrivalled quality of its seafood, from lobsters, langoustines, prawns and scallops to salmon, halibut and a range of shellfish.
The Tres Tombs Parade in Barcelona

The Tres Tombs Parade in Barcelona

The Tres Tombs Parade is a celebration of the feast of St Anthony Abbot, celebrated across towns and cities in Spain every 17th of January. Saint Anthony Abbot was a Roman Catholic monk and patron saint of domestic animals, basket weavers, farmers, grave diggers and the sick. This celebration is especially noticed throughout Catalonia where
New year, new you? Make your New Year resolutions happen by visiting the Lake District

New year, new you? Make your New Year resolutions happen by visiting the Lake District

Every year, millions of us make our New Year’s resolutions. From getting fit to seeing friends, eating healthier food to trying new things. And there’s one place where all of these can happen. The English Lake District. The Lake District National Park Located in the north-west corner of England, the Lake District National Park covers
New 'Keen on Green' concept introduced by The Lux Collective

New 'Keen on Green' concept introduced by The Lux Collective

Vegans, vegetarians or reducetarians on vacation do not have to limit their diets to salads whilst at LUX* Resorts & Hotels, SALT and Tamassa. This Veganuary, all restaurants operating in the three hospitality brands under The Lux Collective’s umbrella launched their Keen on Green concept that everyone (regardless of dietary preference) will love. Under the
What's new in Mississippi

What's new in Mississippi

No other place embodies the heart and soul of the true South like Mississippi: From the Gulf Coast to the Delta, Mississippi has produced many of the world’s most renowned musical artists of all time. Tupelo, in the northeast, is where Elvis Presley was born and raised, and Meridian, the current home of Peavey Electronics
Explore the spectacular wine regions of Tasmania

Explore the spectacular wine regions of Tasmania

Are you a wine lover? Let’s explore the stunning wine-growing regions of Tasmania. Located on the southeast coast of Australia, Tasmania is the 26th largest island in the world. Named after the Dutch explorer Abel Tasman, this beautiful part of the world is especially popular for nature lovers and hikers. But did you know that
6 things to look out for in Okinawa in 2022

6 things to look out for in Okinawa in 2022

Japan’s southernmost prefecture, Okinawa, comprises 160 subtropical islands boasting a year-round warm climate comparable to Hawaii, Miami and Cancun. Just 3 hours by air from Tokyo and blessed with incredible natural beauty, from lush forests to crystal blue waters with abundant coral and golden sands, Okinawa is perfect for beach lovers and sport enthusiasts alike
5 fab reasons to visit Anguilla in 2022

5 fab reasons to visit Anguilla in 2022

Nestled in the northern Caribbean is the alluring island of Anguilla, a picture-perfect paradise with a relaxed pace and the warmest of welcomes. The under-the-radar Caribbean gem has been named one of the top 10 countries to visit next year, by global travel authority, Lonely Planet, but there are many other reasons for sunseekers to
Are these the 22 best holiday destinations for 2022?

Are these the 22 best holiday destinations for 2022?

Some of you have already seen the clock strike midnight and welcomed in the New Year, but most of us aren’t quite there at the time of writing. But wherever you happen to be in the world, we would like to take this opportunity to wish all readers of A Luxury Travel Blog a very
Wine, dine and discover: Seattle's best festivals for 2022

Wine, dine and discover: Seattle's best festivals for 2022

Each New Year brings new adventures and exciting events we may not yet have had the opportunity to experience. Known for its music scene and coffee culture, Seattle has a range of festivals and experiences that offer travellers exciting reasons to visit for a 2022 city break, in addition to its fantastic attractions, Pacific Northwest