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Archived Since:January 12, 2011

Blog Post Archive

5 reasons to visit St Gervais

Let me introduce you to one of my favourite ski resorts for 2014/15. Over the past couple of years we have seen luxury chalets flood the French market in resorts outside of the mainstream ?red carpet? resorts of Val d?Isere, Courchevel, Megeve and Meribel. Show More Summary

5 of the best luxury stays, worth every one of their 5 stars

True hotel luxury envelops you from first moment of contact ? continuing in the myriad of subtle touches during your stay – all adding to a sum total worth every dollar. Many attempt to emulate. Certainly, bed linen thread count, furnishings and beautiful lobbies can be attained and in many instances equalled. Show More Summary

The top 3 horse safaris in South Africa

There are few greater thrills than exploring the African bush on horseback. It?s a surreal way to experience the sights, sounds, and serenity of the bush, but more than that, you?ll be able to get very close to the wildlife that would otherwise avoid loud vehicles. Show More Summary

10 of the most luxurious London experiences

Ah, London. One of the world?s most exciting, cosmopolitan, culture-rich and diverse cities. If you?ve never been, this sprawling mass of fun, fashion, food and high living should definitely be on your bucket list. But what to do when you arrive? Well, luckily for you, there are plenty of luxurious experiences to immerse yourself in. Show More Summary

Top 5 draws for art aficionados in Malaga, Spain

The Andalusian city of Malaga is finally beginning to gain the respect it deserves after decades of investment in development of infrastructure, culture and the arts. Malaga is not so much of a well kept secret as a place that has seemingly...Show More Summary

3 guaranteed ways to put a child-like grin on your face when visiting the French Alps this Winter

Skiing in the Alps year after year can get, well, a bit ‘samey’: same hotels; same restaurants; same slopes. Sometimes you need to shake things up a bit?remind yourself why you fell in love with the mountains in the first place. Below...Show More Summary

A taste of luxury: 6 tips for chocolate lovers in Barcelona

Chocolate is perhaps one of the oldest pleasures known to mankind, dating back to 1900BC. The Aztecs believed that cacao was the food of the Gods, and even today many would agree. If you?d like to truly savour some luxury in Barcelona,...Show More Summary

6 fabulous things to do in Mexico City

When you think of Mexico, you probably think ?Cabo? or ?Cancun?. These tourist traps have made a name for themselves for their luxury resorts and diverse nightlife, but if you want to experience a truly unforgettable Mexican getaway, you should head to Mexico City. Show More Summary

The top 5 cycling destinations in Spain

It?s no secret that I love to cycle all over the world. My love for travel began in France, moved to Italy, and expanded at a rapid rate from there. And my love for cycling? well that?s been there my entire life, but has only grown exponentially as I explore new destinations from the saddle. Show More Summary

5 unforgettable African rail experiences

Luxuries of a bygone era, there is little that can relax the mind and soul more than a luxury steam rail holiday. Countryside passes by at an elegant pace, time stands still, and more tea is served. If you have always wanted to experience...Show More Summary

Top 5 ski chalet swimming pools

It?s pretty counter intuitive to be packing your thong along with a pair of budgie smugglers for his lordship when you?re off to the Alps, after all you?re going skiing, it?s not a beach holiday but a growing number of luxury ski chalets...Show More Summary

5 tips on getting through security easily and as quickly as possible

Traveling has become a way of life and so has the use of planes which inevitably means ? airports.  As convenient as flying has become, airport security has increasingly turned out to be more stringent and time consuming with heightened security and safety concerns. Show More Summary

8 top tips for flying first class on frequent flyer award tickets

Ever dream of flying Singapore Suites, Cathay Pacific First Class, Etihad First Class Suites, Lufthansa First Class and other first class airline cabins, but think that they?re impossibly out of reach? They don?t have to be, depending in part on where you?re located, on your credit score, and on your flexibility. Show More Summary

Top 5 gardens to discover in Paris

One of the reasons why I am still so attached to our dear capital, like a limpet to its rock, is the abundance of gardens. Simply climbing up a little is enough to see that Paris is a green and leafy city. These green areas are places...Show More Summary

4 of the best bars in Wellington

Wellington is a lively city with an array of unique bars to suit absolutely everyone’s taste. Take a stroll down Courtney Place, explore side roads and alleys around the city and uncover hidden gems or simply follow this list to discover four of the best and most unique bars to be found in Wellington. Show More Summary

7 secret safari experiences in Africa

Africa may be having a tough time of it of late, but the continent is a pretty big place, with some pretty fabulous corners that are rarely explored. One of the main attractions remains the unparalleled wildlife, so if you want to trump...Show More Summary

5 activities perfect for a luxury Tunisian break

The northernmost country in the great continent of Africa is a popular spot for travellers and those who yearn for a luxury break in an exotic place. Tunisia can be done on a shoestring, which is of course good to know, but if you feel...Show More Summary

A first-timer’s guide to Southern Australia

Even with a month to play with, seeing the many marvels of Oz would be almost impossible. Fear not, our bite-sized southern Australia itinerary is designed to give you a big taste of Down Under in just two weeks. Such is the size of Australia, trying to join up the countless highlights can be exhausting. Show More Summary

An introduction to Indochina

Here you’ll find everything you?ll need to know before taking a trip to the cultural and culinary heart of south-east Asia. Soak up the charming atmosphere of Luang Prabang. Have a cup of Vietnamese coffee in Ho Chi Minh city whilstShow More Summary

5 recommendations for a luxury tour of Japan

If you?re a traveller with a sense of adventure then the Far East is a part of the world you absolutely must see. Japan is a particular jewel of East Asia and a remarkable place to visit. Culture shock is the phrase perhaps most often...Show More Summary

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