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10 of the most luxurious villas in the Seychelles
Your own rocky peninsula, your own exclusive cove and private white powder Indian Ocean beach, housemaids, your own gourmet chef cooking you personalized menus, a private butler, a gardener, library, a knowledgeably and expensively-stocked wine cellar, Italian marble and local red marble bathrooms, an infinity pool within ten metres of the ocean’s age and all […] The post 10 of the most luxurious villas in the Seychelles appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
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 […] The post Top 5 après ski bars in Val d’Isere appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
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 – […] The post 20 luxury food and drink treats to enjoy this Christmas – UK & Europe edition appeared first on A Luxury Travel Bl
10 exceptional birdwatching spots in Ecuador
As we slowly move away from discussions about Moderna and Pfizer, adventurous birdwatchers are again thinking more about Macaws and Finches. And one of the best areas for some serious birding is the pint-sized South American nation of Ecuador, which has the most bird species per acre of any country on the planet..!! Boasting 1,638 […] The post 10 exceptional birdwatching spots in Ecuador appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
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 […] The post Top 5 street food delicacies you must try in India appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Top 10 watersports to enjoy in Exmouth, Devon
Last Summer, we had the good fortune to attend a sailing event in Exmouth on the Jurassic Coast and one of the oldest and most picturesque seaside towns in Devon. Situated on the south-east coast of Devon where the River Exe meets the sea, Exmouth enjoys a unique position with amazing estauary and sea views […] The post Top 10 watersports to enjoy in Exmouth, Devon appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
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, […] The post Local food and drink producers to look out for on your next trip to Devon appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Visit Cambodia now and see Angkor Wat like you’ve never seen it before
Siem Reap, home to the remarkable Angkor Wat, is once again open to vaccinated international visitors, with no need to quarantine upon arrival. Since the Cambodian borders closed in March 2020 the ‘tourist tap’ has well and truly been turned off, but with impressive vaccination rates, overseas guests are now welcome back to the ‘Kingdom […] The post Visit Cambodia now and see Angkor Wat like you’ve never seen it before appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
7 beautiful ski chalets in Hakuba, Japan
“7”, but technically 9, Hakuba White Fox is one of the newer and larger property portfolios in the Hakuba Valley, exuding comfort, style an sophistication throughout their collection. Easily recognisable in their bold and unique architecture – contemporary meets cosy in these luxury Hakuba ski chalets. Aside from the design, the concierge team live full […] The post 7 beautiful ski chalets in Hakuba, Japan appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Top 5 hotels for cycling in Scotland
A bicycle is no longer just a mode of transport – it is a piece of sports equipment that comes in many variations. But unlike viruses, these ‘variants’ are actually good and beneficial for one’s health. Moreover, you can choose your bike according to how you prefer to use it. Options range from regular touring […] The post Top 5 hotels for cycling in Scotland appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
The Mediterranean debut of the world’s largest tall ship
Tradewind Voyages has released the full program and prices for the Mediterranean debut of the world’s largest tall ship, Golden Horizon. Beginning in Palma on 1 May 2022, there are 23 voyages offered across the region, spanning Spain, France, Italy, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Slovenia, Greece and Turkey. The inaugural Med season concludes with the 14 […] The post The Mediterranean debut of the world’s largest tall ship appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Charter in the Sea of Cortez
The narrow Sea of Cortez is flanked by mainland Mexico and Baja California, offering an intriguing coastline that remains somewhat of a secret yachting destination. Aptly named “the world’s aquarium” by Jacques Cousteau, the waters here thrive with an abundance of fascinating marine mammals such as whale sharks, humpbacks, sea lions and mobula rays. The […] The post Charter in the Sea of Cortez appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
6 of Queensland’s most luxurious islands
With 6973 kilometres of coastline, plenty of sunshine, pristine beaches and 1955 islands, Queensland is a pure paradise. Discover ancient rainforests, The Great Barrier Reef, colourful coastal towns, national parks, unique Australian wildlife and more. Featuring one of Australia’s warmest climates, there are plenty of opportunities to soak up the beach vibes and explore Queensland’s […] The post 6 of Queensland’s most luxurious islands appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
What to love about luxury African safaris
Sometimes it seems as though there are as many types of travellers as there are safari destinations in Africa! Some intrepid safari-enthusiasts enjoy roughing it in the wilderness with just the bare essentials, staying in rustic bush camps or fly tents, and going on self-drives rather than a guided game drive. Others prefer an escape […] The post What to love about luxury African safaris appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Top 5 resorts that won’t break the bank in the world’s most amazing locations
Occasionally we all browse the internet to soak up some travel inspiration and dream about those amazing places which are still on our endless bucket list. Often these destinations are among the most sought after holiday spots in the world, resulting in increased prices and the need to book way ahead. And while most of […] The post Top 5 resorts that won’t break the bank in the world’s most amazing locations appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
The best traditions and places to visit in Italy during Christmas
Visiting Italy during the Christmas season offers two bonuses: you’ll avoid the high summer season tourist crowds and you’ll get to see the country decked out in all its holiday finery. The Christmas season in Italy starts from 8th December, the date of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, and lasts until 6th January, the day […] The post The best traditions and places to visit in Italy during Christmas appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
A short guide to luxury yacht charters in Fiji and the South Pacific
If you’ve ever wanted to explore one of the more remote corners of the world, then the 25,000 islands of the South Pacific will surely capture your attention – and one of the best places to start is the paradisaical Fijian archipelago best explored through a luxury yacht charter. Luxury yacht options and advantages The Mediterranean […] The post A short guide to luxury yacht charters in Fiji and the South Pacific appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
The future of luxury cruising with Atlas Ocean Voyages
COVID was an accelerator for the cruise industry to focus on new segments and services during the downtime. Atlas Ocean Voyages developed compact, more nimble ships that could traverse the globe with a personalized, luxury experience. They are unique in delivering this hybrid luxury experience on a small vessel. Sailing the world with less impact […] The post The future of luxury cruising with Atlas Ocean Voyages appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
The best places to go Christmas shopping in Barcelona
If you’re not one of those who feels the need to shiver your way through Christmas, maybe Barcelona is the place for you. Imagine yourself now, you are in Barcelona, the sky is blue, seasonal carols and inspiring religious buildings surround you, there are several huge Christmas markets to explore. Yet, the most magical part […] The post The best places to go Christmas shopping in Barcelona appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Thing to do outside Dubrovnik’s city walls
There is plenty to do in the Dubrovnik region, beyond the historic Old Town and the scenic city walls. Especially for visitors looking for authentic local experiences, digital nomads, and slow travellers who wish to spend more than a couple of days in a destination. Although most people think that the typical, warmer months of […] The post Thing to do outside Dubrovnik’s city walls appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Electric air taxis – will they take off?
German urban air mobility (UAM) pioneer, Volocopter, has completed the first test flight with its 2X aircraft in Seoul, South Korea. It was the first ever crewed public test flight of a fully electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) air taxi in South Korea. The Republic’s Minister for Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (MOLIT) Noh Hyeong […] The post Electric air taxis – will they take off? appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
More than 20 ways to celebrate Christmas in Orlando
With an incredible lineup of more than 20 holiday celebrations, it’s no wonder Orlando is one of the most booked destinations for the 2021 holiday season. Exciting theme park happenings complement local festivities ranging from dazzling immersive light displays to sparkling Christmas tree trails. Here’s what to look out for: Festive theme park celebaations Walt […] The post More than 20 ways to celebrate Christmas in Orlando appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Kingston, Jamaica – a top destination for culture lovers?
The city of Kingston, Jamaica recently joined Oslo, New Orleans, Egypt, and Menorca as a top destination for culture lovers, according to Condé Nast Traveller, in a recent article entitled, ‘Best holiday destinations for 2022’. “It’s validating to see Kingston being recognized in this way,” said Chris Issa, Jamaican entrepreneur, Kingston native and owner of […] The post Kingston, Jamaica – a top destination for culture lovers? appeared first on A Luxury
The 5 best hotels in Seattle
The city of Seattle is a prime destination on the Pacific West Coast in Washington State, USA. With a beautiful waterfront setting, rich cultural and recreational facilities, and historical interest, Seattle attracts many visitors from around the globe. Below are 5 of the best hotels to stay in and enjoy in Seattle. Thomson Seattle This […] The post The 5 best hotels in Seattle appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Australia’s first Luxury Collection Hotel to open in Hobart
The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, has announced the Australian debut of the brand. The Tasman, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Hobart will open next month, inviting travelers and explorers to Hobart on a transformative experience inspired by the unique local culture of Australia’s island state. Situated in the historic […] The post Australia’s first Luxury Collection Hotel to open in Hobart appeared first on A Luxury Travel