Category: Travel Miscellany

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
Where have you visited? The travel app that does it all for you

Where have you visited? The travel app that does it all for you

Like many people who love to travel, I’m sure at some point in time you have probably sat down and counted how many countries you have visited. But what you’ve possibly not been able to do so easily, is use this information – and more – to learn more about your past and future travel
22+ luxury travel events to attend in 2022

22+ luxury travel events to attend in 2022

2021 has been another long and difficult year for the travel industry. If you turn the clock back to the start of the year, I don’t think it would be unreasonable to assume that travel would have made a significant recovery by the Summer, what with the roll-out of vaccines, and so on. However, all
7 South American countries now open to travel

7 South American countries now open to travel

Though underreported, the declining COVID case rates in Latin America are a small fraction of those currently experienced in Great Britain, the European Union and the US. What this means is that several of these southern nations have reopened for international tourism in a big way. Foreign travelers are now welcome to experience adventure in
8 golden rules for the perfect wedding in Italy

8 golden rules for the perfect wedding in Italy

As far as wedding trends go, destination weddings in Italy are more and more popular. The romantic possibilities across the boot make many couples dream of experiencing medieval flair and scenic vineyards, renting a castle or a luxury centuries-old villa as their wedding venue. In addition to a magnificent location, stellar on-site service, experienced wedding
Take a tour of 8 of the best New Zealand wine regions

Take a tour of 8 of the best New Zealand wine regions

When we mention New Zealand, you may think of the impressive nature, the Lord of the Rings films and Maori culture, but the country is also increasingly well known for its wine.  There are about 700 wineries throughout the whole country. The cool summers and mild winters of the Southern hemisphere ensure a long growing
The safest places to visit in 2022

The safest places to visit in 2022

In conjunction with the upcoming 65th anniversary of its first publication in 1957, Frommer’s has revealed a special list of elite destinations: the Safest Places to Go in the coming year. Using what they claim is a host of internationally respected measures including the Global Peace Index by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP)
New to Spain: Nobu Hotel and Restaurant San Sebastián

New to Spain: Nobu Hotel and Restaurant San Sebastián

Nobu Hospitality, the global lifestyle brand founded by Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro, and Meir Teper, announces its fourth Spanish hotel and restaurant – Nobu Hotel and Restaurant San Sebastián. With a strong focus on cuisine, local culture, and architectural design combined with an air of celebrity, Nobu may have met its match in San
The Three Kings celebration in Barcelona and everything you need to know

The Three Kings celebration in Barcelona and everything you need to know

El Día de los Reyes Magos, or the Three Kings Day is considered to be the Spanish Christmas Day, celebrated on both the night of the 5th of January and the day of the Three Kings which is the 6th of January. Whereas most places across the world will be winding down their Christmas spirits
Egypt celebrates the grand opening of Luxor's ancient "Avenue of Sphinxes"

Egypt celebrates the grand opening of Luxor's ancient "Avenue of Sphinxes"

The Rams Road, also known as Sphinx Avenue, has had a long development journey that began 72 years ago with the discovery of the road by Egyptian archaeologists, and efforts have been intensified in the last three years to complete the development and restoration processes. There are numerous sights in the city, but the Avenue
20 luxury food and drink treats to enjoy this Christmas – US & Canada edition

20 luxury food and drink treats to enjoy this Christmas – US & Canada edition

Christmas is a time to celebrate with friends and/or family, a time of fun, often interspersed with a little over-indulgence. But it is Christmas after all! Whatever your Christmas dinner consists of this year, here are some treats to enjoy over the festive period. For our other Christmas gift guides, please visit the following links:
Top 5 après ski bars in Val d'Isere

Top 5 après ski bars in Val d'Isere

Après ski bars can become legendary venues in any given resort. Given the nature of employment in the ski season, the best bars attract a regular cast of characters, ski bums, seasonaires, ex-pats and residents who are loving the vibe of a lively bar with a reputation for being the place to see and be
20 luxury food and drink treats to enjoy this Christmas - UK & Europe edition

20 luxury food and drink treats to enjoy this Christmas - UK & Europe edition

Christmas is a time to treat yourselves a little… to spend time with family, friends and some unforgettable food and drink… that’s all you need for a truly unforgettable Christmas, isn’t it?! This year, to make Christmas extra special, we’ve rounded up some festive food and drink treats to allow you to truly indulge –
Top 5 street food delicacies you must try in India

Top 5 street food delicacies you must try in India

With the mouth-watering, delicious and endless varieties, one has to be amazed at the colourful Indian Street Food delicacies. The taste and variety of food in India varies from North to South and East to West. While street foods are appreciated for their unique flavours, they are also important in contributing to the nutritional status
Local food and drink producers to look out for on your next trip to Devon

Local food and drink producers to look out for on your next trip to Devon

Devon isn’t just known for its spectacular coastline and beautiful beaches. The county has also long had a superb reputation for its exceptional food and drink. As well as being home to three Michelin star restaurants and a number of celebrity-owned restaurants, it’s of course also renowned for cream teas, fish and chips, cheese, cider,