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Top 8 tourist attractions to visit in Provence this Winter!

Top 8 tourist attractions to visit in Provence this Winter!

You might not think of winter as the ideal time to visit Provence and especially not to see the top tourist attractions on offer across the region. Surely the summer is the best time? Well actually late Autumn to early Spring offers a superb window of opportunity to enjoy a holiday in this fabulous area […]

Kury Muyu- Napo Cultural Center

Food: the best way to experience culture on your next vacation

Can you think of anything that immediately connects people more than “breaking bread” together? A universal truth is that food is an important part of everyone’s cultural heritage and individual identity. We all have favourite foods which generally fluctuate throughout the year based on what plants are in season and which recipes our family have […]

5 Christmas adventures in the UK

5 Christmas adventures in the UK

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With Christmas lights twinkling, mulled wine brewing and the cheery atmosphere all around, a self catering holiday in the UK provides a wonderful opportunity to enjoy Christmas time. Play board games, enjoy a delicious roast dinner and make your Christmas holiday one to remember for years to […]

How to be a cruise ship lecturer

How to be a cruise ship lecturer

On each cruise, there is a lecturer. I am one of those speakers. It might seem easy, but the selection process to be on the ship is interesting as well as discerning. First, I had to think about my topic. I have had a life-long interest in comedy, earning income in the 1980s from writing […]

Win: 9 global getaways and a luxury round-the-world trip!

Win: 9 global getaways and a luxury round-the-world trip!

How do you fancy winning a luxury trip to the Big Apple? We’ve teamed up with our good friends at Lottoland, the world’s leading online lottery betting company, to give you an exclusive ‘Passport to Paradise’ opportunity to win one of nine global getaways and a luxury round-the-world-trip. Free draw, exclusive to A Luxury Travel […]

Chinese Market Stall

19 things to do in China

To think of China and not think of The Great Wall would be unlikely. But as impressive as this feat of humankind is, it is often the less obvious things that make a trip to any country just that bit more special. China, as a vast country, has many wonderful sights from the Great Wall […]

Top 10 outdoor activities in Ecuador

Top 10 outdoor activities in Ecuador

If you’re looking for what to do in Ecuador, look no further. This petit country, has it all: mountains, rivers, diverse wildlife, the Amazon jungle, the Andes Mountains, the Galapagos Islands and a stunning untouched coastline. The best part? It’s all at a fingertips’ distance. From the heights of the capital city in Quito, lying […]

Escaping the cold: 5 Winter hideouts

Escaping the cold: 5 Winter hideouts

Depending on where in the world you’re based, you may already be enduring cold bitter winds and inches of snow. It’s now that time of the year when the kids are out playing, enjoying the short days and snow, while us adults dread the bitter mornings and not having enough time in the day. With […]

Photo of the Week: Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau, Germany

Photograph of the week: Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau, Germany

If you think this confection of towers, turrets, frescoes, and sparkling white walls, cast deep in the green, green woods, could well be a palace plucked straight out of a fairy tale, you’d be absolutely correct. In fact, Neuschwanstein Castle, located in Bavaria, Germany, has served as the real-life inspiration for the abodes of not […]

6 great places in Malawi for wellness travel

6 great places in Malawi for wellness travel

Recent years have seen the rise of wellbeing travel with the Global Wellness Summit’s Wellness Trends report stating that 2018 was a “new era of transformative travel”. In 2017, 691 million travellers took wellness specific trips that focused on the pursuit of maintaining or enhancing one’s personal wellbeing. The awareness and emphasis on wellbeing is […]

Royal Hideaway Corales Beach, Tenerife

Top 7 luxury adult-only hotels in Tenerife

Of all the Canary Islands, Tenerife boasts the most adult-only luxury hotels.  Ranging from the entire hotel being for adults looking to get away from it all in luxurious settings, to an exclusive area of the hotel dedicated to older guests, there’s a hotel to suit most adults. The island of Tenerife is known as […]

5 "must sees" on a trip to Italy's Amalfi Coast

5 “must sees” on a trip to Italy’s Amalfi Coast

As soon as you see the beauty of the Amalfi Coast, you will understand why it has become one of the most visited destinations in the country. Sitting between Naples and Salerno, the coastline boasts mountain vistas and the Sorrento Peninsula. The scenery is magnificent and takes several days to see everything worth seeing, so […]

Green Christmas: what to expect for your Summer safari in the Maasai Mara

Green Christmas: what to expect for your Summer safari in the Maasai Mara

In Africa, Christmas looks quite different to the white Christmas of the Northern Hemisphere. Freezing temperatures and snow-covered buildings are replaced by lush green plants bespeckled with colourful blossoms, ice skating on frozen lakes is ditched in favour of outdoor adventures, and woolen jerseys and gluhwein are swopped out for loose summer clothing and chilled […]

Staying in the largest city of Ecuador

Staying in the largest city of Ecuador

The city of Guayaquil is Ecuador’s main port and also its most populous city. It is located on the coast; one of four very unique regions that this small South American country has within its borders. Affectionately called “the Pacific’s Pearl” by its inhabitants, this city is another tourist hotspot that shouldn’t be missed while […]

Sossuvlei Lodge

6 of the best desert lodges in Namibia

Namibia is still relatively unknown outside of the core of Africa enthusiasts who travel to the continent on a regular basis, however this vast and beautiful land offers dramatic scenery, traditional cultures, and world-class wildlife viewing that is a match for anything found in better known destinations. A particular highlight for visitors are the spectacular […]

New Zealand: a journey into flavours

New Zealand: a journey into flavours

A trip to New Zealand is not complete without visiting the multitude of exquisite sights that abound, from the long white beaches in the North to snow-capped mountains in the South Island. New Zealand is famous for the picturesque landscapes, for the dialed-up colours of nature and the multitude of sites to see. But a […]