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Renting on Your Round the World Trip

When planning a long-term trip around the world, there’s boatloads to take into consideration. The flight is often the most immediate concern as it generally takes the biggest chunk out of the budget. Accommodations are usually the next heaviest expense for a long-term trip. Many travelers only consider the usual suspects – hostels, guesthouses, and hotels. People generally combine a mix of these when traveling round the world (RTW). What many travelers never consider, though, is the idea of ren...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Featured, Accommodation, Peru, South America, Guatemala, Latin America, Buenos Aires, Belize, Adam Seper, Rtw, Rtw Travel, Don


7 of the most romantic boltholes in the UK and Ireland

With it being the week of Valentine’s Day, love is in the air. From Highland castles reached by Rolls Royce, to Dartmoor thatched pavilions; here are some of the most seductive boltholes around the UK and Ireland for a surprise getaway with your loved one. Thyme Hotel, Gloucestershire Easily reachable from London but a world […] The post 7 of the most romantic boltholes in the UK and Ireland appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, London, Hotels, Restaurants, Accommodation, Ireland, United Kingdom, Food And Drink, Highland, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany


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 these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please click on the red bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the page and click ‘subscribe’ (works on desktop only – for other ways to […] The post Luxury travel news this week appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Japan, Usa, Featured, California, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Tanzania, North America, Regions, Speciality Travel, Cruises & Boat Travel


Your own UK luxury holiday home on a stunning, private estate

Luxury bespoke homes on a private Somerset estate form a new development which offers the perfect lifestyle and getaway among an ancient landscape. Set around an idyllic mineral lake with man-made beaches, you’d be forgiven for thinking this quiet, woodland setting was miles from anywhere. Yet Cookswood is only 90 minutes from London Heathrow and […] The post Your own UK luxury holiday home on a stunning, private estate appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Real Estate, UK, Restaurants, Accommodation, United Kingdom, Somerset, Family Travel, Vacation Rentals, London Heathrow, Regions, Going Out, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Spas & Pampering


12 baby friendly honeymoon ideas

Travelling on honeymoon with a baby needn’t be daunting. With a little preparation and a few helpful extras, it can be stress-free, and a wonderfully memorable holiday. There’s nothing quite like seeing your little ones’ face light up as you dip their toes in the swimming pool. Or when you take them for their first […] The post 12 baby friendly honeymoon ideas appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Featured, Greece, Hotels, Africa, Spain, Cyprus, Accommodation, Italy, Middle East, Portugal, Resorts, Mauritius, Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda


7 unmissable luxury hotels in South Africa

As a travel writer based in South Africa, I have the privilege of visiting some of the country’s finest hotels and lodges. Here’s a short-list of seven of my most memorable stays from the last year, all offer uncompromising luxury, food & wine experiences, and of course set in stunning locations. 1. The Old Rectory, […] The post 7 unmissable luxury hotels in South Africa appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, South Africa, Regions


5 unique luxury hotels in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a cultural and business gateway, it is only natural there are many unique, luxury hotels across the city. In most cases, hotels are unique blends of old and new that transcend the usual definitions of hotels. They are neighborhood and historical combinations that give the traveler a unique lodging experience that combines luxury […] The post 5 unique luxury hotels in Amsterdam appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Hotels, Accommodation, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Regions, Western Europe


The best new luxury hotels in Costa Rica

With Costa Rica fast becoming the hottest destination in recent years for holidaymakers the world over (largely helped in the UK by new direct flights), there has in turn been a host of new hotels opening across the country. As many people look at this tropical paradise as being the ideal location for a luxury […] The post The best new luxury hotels in Costa Rica appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, UK, Hotels, Accommodation, Costa Rica, Central America, Regions


5 of the hottest hotel openings in southern Africa in 2019

With the ever growing demand for luxury travel, it doesn’t come as a big surprise that there is a growing number of luxury hotels opening too. Southern Africa is not missing the boat with several new openings in 2019. Here are 5 of the hottest hotel openings which you need to put on your “to […] The post 5 of the hottest hotel openings in southern Africa in 2019 appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, South Africa, Namibia, Rwanda, Botswana, Regions, Southern Africa


Best Places to Stay in the Overberg – Head Across the Mountains from Cape Town

The best places to stay in the Overberg … You may hear the Overberg region of South Africa, just east of Cape Town and over the mountains, described as the gateway to the Garden Route. But you’d be remiss if you think this makes the Overberg undeserved, or any less beautiful, than its counterpart further […] The post Best Places to Stay in the Overberg – Head Across the Mountains from Cape Town appeared first on South Africa Travel.
Tags: Travel, Stanford, Accommodation, South Africa, Cape Town, Western Cape, Elgin, Napier, Overberg, Barrydale, Ten (10) to Inspire, Cape Overberg, Grabouw, De Kelders, Pringle Bay, Swellerndam


The best budget hotels in Paris for 2019

It can be tough when you’re planning your trip to France and hunting around for accommodation that won’t break the bank. But we’re here to help, especially when you’re looking for great budget hotels in Paris! We’ve carefully combed through our top listings from our guide to the best cheap hotels in Paris, looking for the 15 small and charming places that represent the absolute best budget hotels in Paris. This is determined by examining several criteria, including: • Location: Would most travel...
Tags: Travel, France, Hotels, Accommodation, Egypt, Paris, Eiffel Tower, Montmartre, Seine, Dailycheapo, Roland, Marais, Ac, Paris France, PAUL, Pierre


What’s new and happening in Chicago

Chicago welcomed over 57.6 million visitors in 2018, a growth of 4.3% over the previous year, resulting in a new tourism record. In 2019, Chicago will continue to wow visitors with its world-class theater, innovative culinary and mixology adventures, state-of-the-art hotels, premiere exhibits and more. This winter in Chicago, experience the Year of Chicago Theatre, […] The post What’s new and happening in Chicago appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Usa, Hotels, Restaurants, Events, Chicago, Accommodation, Attractions, Food And Drink, North America, Illinois, Regions, Going Out, Travel Miscellany


Short stay: Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living, Park Lane, London, UK

Situated on London’s exclusive Park Lane, overlooking iconic Hyde Park, Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living offers contemporary luxury residences just moments from all the best that London has to offer. With a level of sophistication and elegance that is not overly-stuffy, this special hotel perfectly combines the refined beauty of a historic London building […] The post Short stay: Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living, Park Lane, London, UK appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, London, Featured, Hotels, Restaurants, Accommodation, Attractions, United Kingdom, Food And Drink, Hyde Park, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany, Grosvenor House


Short stay: Victory House London MGallery by Sofitel, Leicester Square, London, UK

MGallery by Sofitel is a collection of boutique hotels that combine luxury with a focus on literature and culture. Among this select group of hotels is Victory House London MGallery by Sofitel – the perfect launch-pad for all that London has to offer. The property has a fascinating and industrious history that mirrors the industrial […] The post Short stay: Victory House London MGallery by Sofitel, Leicester Square, London, UK appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, London, Featured, Hotels, Accommodation, United Kingdom, Regions, Western Europe, Sofitel, Sofitel Leicester Square London UK, Victory House


Short stay: The Cavendish, Mayfair, London, UK

Those of you with good memories may recall that I reviewed The Cavendish on a previous visit back in 2016. Located in the heart of prestigious Mayfair and Piccadilly, the hotel was just as good as I remembered: an inviting place to stay in the capital, and suitable for both business and leisure travellers alike. Shoppers […] The post Short stay: The Cavendish, Mayfair, London, UK appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Featured, Hotels, Restaurants, Accommodation, Attractions, United Kingdom, Food And Drink, Mayfair, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany, Cavendish Mayfair London UK


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 these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please click on the red bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the page and click ‘subscribe’ (works on desktop only – for other ways to […] The post Luxury travel news this week appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Featured, Australia, Hotels, Africa, Turkey, Accommodation, Attractions, Italy, Middle East, Kenya, Oceania, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe


Luxury resorts and vegan food in Phu Quoc

Read all about these Luxury Resorts and Vegan Food in Phu Quoc from our recent trip to the Vietamese island which is a fast growing tourism hotspot. We experienced 3 luxury resorts that were all very different to each other but had one thing in common for sure. Upon request they were more than able […] The post Luxury resorts and vegan food in Phu Quoc appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Featured, Hotels, Restaurants, Accommodation, Food And Drink, Resorts, Vietnam, Regions, Going Out, Travel Miscellany, Phu Quoc, Luxury Resorts and Vegan Food


Best Places to Stay in the Kalahari Desert, South Africa

When you think of places to stay in the Kalahari Desert it brings to mind loads of sand (and not much else), parched animals at nonexistent waterholes, and extreme heat. But this picture of the Kalahari Desert as arid with little to mar the landscape is far from true. The Kalahari can be as hotazel! […] The post Best Places to Stay in the Kalahari Desert, South Africa appeared first on South Africa Travel.
Tags: Travel, Accommodation, South Africa, Kalahari Desert, Northern Cape, Kalahari, Upington, Ten (10) to Inspire, Augrabies, Kuruman, Green Kalahari, Kalahari Desert South Africa


5 of the most amazing star beds in South Africa

We all dream of those safaris and wilderness experiences where you sleep out in the open while looking up at the endless amount of stars that light up the sky. Lucky enough, more and more places start to offer star beds where you can experience just that. 1. Milky Way Star Bed, Samara Private Game […] The post 5 of the most amazing star beds in South Africa appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, South Africa, Resorts, Regions


Stunning South African Film Locations of Hollywood Movies – Stay There Too!

Ever wondered where the spectacular scenes you see in movies actually are? South African film locations blow movie producers away with their beauty. They’d have to be ridiculously short sighted not to take advantage of the varied and appealing landscapes or the current Rand Dollar exchange rate. But what makes South African film locations even […] The post Stunning South African Film Locations of Hollywood Movies – Stay There Too! appeared first on South Africa Travel.
Tags: Travel, Hollywood, Accommodation, South Africa, Attractions, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Cederberg, Hollywood Movies, Ten (10) to Inspire


Africa’s most exciting new openings for 2019

I’m going to go out on a limb here and say: Africa is the most exciting luxury destination in the world right now. The influx of investment in infrastructure, new flight routes, ground breaking conservation projects, and increased attention from the international media are putting the countries of East and Southern Africa in particular on […] The post Africa’s most exciting new openings for 2019 appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Resorts, Namibia, Rwanda, Botswana, Regions, East, Southern Africa


Luxury tented camp opens deep in Cambodian jungle

The hotly anticipated Shinta Mani Wild – Bensley Collection has opened, crowning a transformative year for Cambodian luxury tourism. Nestled deep within the wilderness of the South Cardamom National Park, in a pristine wildlife corridor three hours’ drive south of Phnom Penh, Shinta Mani Wild – Bensley Collection offers a radical new concept for a […] The post Luxury tented camp opens deep in Cambodian jungle appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Accommodation, Cambodia, Resorts, Regions, Shinta Mani Wild Bensley Collection, South Cardamom National Park, Phnom Penh Shinta Mani Wild Bensley Collection


How to combine glaciers and luxury hotels in Patagonia

Visiting the vast expanse of Patagonia would not be the same without a visit to at least one glacier. These huge towering blocks of ancient ice are seriously impressive and becoming rarer by the minute as the world gets warmer. In the southern cone it is possible to hike on their jagged peaks, take helicopter […] The post How to combine glaciers and luxury hotels in Patagonia appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Accommodation, Chile, Argentina, Patagonia, South America, Regions


The 5 best new build luxury chalets in the Alps

There are some truly exceptional luxury ski chalets in the Alps. The facilities on offer have evolved over time as it becomes clear what is needed to provide the best experience for the discerning guests who choose to stay. In many respects a truly luxurious chalet is like a five star hotel in microcosm. They […] The post The 5 best new build luxury chalets in the Alps appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Accommodation, Switzerland, Alps, Vacation Rentals, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Western Europe


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 these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please click on the red bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the page and click ‘subscribe’ (works on desktop only – for other ways to […] The post Luxury travel news this week appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Florida, Usa, Featured, Hotels, Accommodation, Space Travel, Attractions, United Kingdom, Cambodia, North America, Regions, Going Out, Speciality Travel


How to Become a House Sitter and Never Pay for Accommodation

Updated: 12/24/2018 | December 24th, 2018 A lot of readers were interested in learning more about house-sitting (watching people’s houses while they’re away in exchange for free accommodation). I’ve never done it, but Dalene and Pete from Hecktic Travels do it all the time, so I brought them in to talk more about the subject. Enjoy! As I write this, I’m sitting in a comfortable leather recliner in front of three large bay windows. In my view are tall pines covered in healthy green moss, as wel...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, London, Australia, Accommodation, Ireland, House, House Sitter, Manhattan, Honduras, North America, Travel Tips, Skype, Caribbean, Harlem


Imagine… a luxury home from home in Cyprus, just metres from the sea

After staying at Chloe Villa on the outskirts of Protaras, we moved to another Imagine Villas property, closer to the town centre of this eastern Cyprus resort. Referenced as property ME16 on their website, this luxurious 4-bedroom villa enjoys sea views from a quiet residential setting just a short walk from Protaras centre and the […] The post Imagine… a luxury home from home in Cyprus, just metres from the sea appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Featured, Restaurants, Cyprus, Accommodation, Middle East, Vacation Rentals, Regions, Going Out, Protaras, Chloe Villa


Top 5 places to visit in North Malawi

Malawi is currently fast emerging as a hot destination in Africa thanks, in no small part to the transformations of its wildlife and safari experiences currently underway. But those developments are focussed on two wildlife reserves in the south of the country and one in the central area. The country’s southern region has a host […] The post Top 5 places to visit in North Malawi appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, Mozambique, Resorts, Malawi, Regions, North Malawi


Short stay: Jumeirah Dar al Masyaf at the Madinat, Dubai

Jumeirah Dar al Masyaf, the summer-houses, is where Arabian Nights living coalesces with Venetian canal-style. East meets West, Arabia greets Europe in perfect harmony in Jumeirah’s contemporary take on a traditional Arabian citadel. This is an opulent 5 star luxury leading on to a white-sand private beach on the shores of the warm Gulf of […] The post Short stay: Jumeirah Dar al Masyaf at the Madinat, Dubai appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Hotels, Restaurants, Accommodation, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Jumeirah, Regions, Going Out, East, Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf, Madinat Dubai, West Arabia


Finding the feel-good factor in Siem Reap

Siem Reap is fast becoming one of the most popular tourist destinations in Southeast Asia. With TripAdvisor naming Angkor Wat as the number 1 Landmark in the World for the second consecutive year it’s no surprise visitor numbers are on the rise. In addition to visiting the award winning and incredible Temples of Angkor, we’re […] The post Finding the feel-good factor in Siem Reap appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hotels, Southeast Asia, Accommodation, Attractions, Cambodia, Tripadvisor, Going Out



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