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The top 5 best value luxury Tanzania lodges

On most of the classic “fly-in” safaris, the lodges you stay at will all have a certain level of luxury which cannot be replicated on any other kind of holiday. The personalised safari experience really is unparalleled throughout the world of hospitality. The attention to detail, personalised service, friendly atmosphere and amazing food in the […] The post The top 5 best value luxury Tanzania lodges appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Camping, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, Tanzania, Resorts, Regions


5 museums you might not know in Athens

Every traveler who visits Athens usually has one main goal: to see the Acropolis. Climbing up this Athenian hill to view the majestic Parthenon in person is almost every visitor’s first stop, followed by a trip to the splendid Acropolis Museum. While the sprawling Acropolis Museum shares deep insights into the history and daily life […] The post 5 museums you might not know in Athens appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Greece, Attractions, Athens, Parthenon, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe, Acropolis Museum


Top 5 safari lodges for families in South Africa

We all know that safaris are increasingly popular among the travelers who are looking for something  more adventurous than just a beach or city holiday. And where it used to be mummy and daddy who would go and explore the African bush, it is fast becoming a favorite holiday for families who like to add […] The post Top 5 safari lodges for families in South Africa appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, South Africa, Resorts, Adventure Travel, Family Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel


Ecotourism and indigenous stewardship

Ecotourism is generally hailed as the best form of tourism for environmentally conscious travelers. When the idea of a retreat into nature complete with wildlife observation and beautiful amenities is sold to customers, it is certainly easy to see why this may be preferable to other forms of tourism. Hence, it makes perfect sense that […] The post Ecotourism and indigenous stewardship appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, South America, Ecuador, Regions


Spectacular luxury villas in Thailand’s most unconventional locations

The islands of Phuket and Koh Samui possess a uniquely extraordinary landscape. Its coastline is a mosaic work of multiple characters: from towering rock cliffs to dramatic hill slopes, from immaculate stretches of white sand to beaches dotted by house-size boulders half-buried in the sand. And following all these, a tropical woodland covers the shoreline […] The post Spectacular luxury villas in Thailand’s most unconventional locations appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Thailand, Accommodation, Vacation Rentals, Regions, Phuket, Koh Samui


Family riding holidays in Africa

Exploring a national park by 4×4 is exhilarating, but doing it on horseback brings with it a whole new level of excitement. Without the growling of an engine you can approach much closer before starting to disturb the game. Horses are not noisy, or invasive. Wild animals are aware of the horses’ presence but completely […] The post Family riding holidays in Africa appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Africa, South Africa, Kenya, Adventure Travel, Botswana, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel


Northeastern Brazil: a cultural stew of culinary delights!

Rich in geographical and cultural diversity, Brazil is a delightful destination for those who love to eat and experience knowledge and flavors on a culinary journey through different regions of the country to stimulate the senses of sight, smell and, above all, taste. In fact, over more than 500 years of history, Brazilian cuisine results […] The post Northeastern Brazil: a cultural stew of culinary delights! appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Brazil, Food And Drink, South America, Regions, Travel Miscellany


April to September in Provence

The mere mention of Provence conjures idyllic images of lavender fields bathed in evocative inspiring light. Whether you imagine the enchanting countryside clasping precarious hillside villages, or consider the cooler climes of medieval caves, Provence will not fail to delight. Here we offer ideas on things to do and places to visit in Provence from […] The post April to September in Provence appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Attractions, Provence, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe


What to find in the Plaza Grande of Quito

The Plaza Grande or Plaza de la Independencia, is located on Av. Venezuela between Chile and Espejo. It is one of the biggest attractions of the colonial center of Quito. In it some of the architectural jewels are discovered which were fundamental pieces so that it has been declared by the United Nations, as Cultural […] The post What to find in the Plaza Grande of Quito appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Chile, Attractions, United Nations, Venezuela, South America, Ecuador, Regions, Going Out, Quito, Plaza de la Independencia


Luxury skiing in Switzerland – 5 reasons to visit (and invest in!) Saas Fee

If you have a serious passion for skiing, you may decide the odd holiday is not enough to quell your adrenaline urge.  Investing in any property is a huge emotional and often financial upheaval, however the returns can be tempting and if you’re happy to let your property it can in some cases even pay […] The post Luxury skiing in Switzerland – 5 reasons to visit (and invest in!) Saas Fee appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Hotels, Restaurants, Accommodation, Switzerland, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe


Photograph of the week: Lotte World Tower, Seoul, South Korea

Soaring 123 floors into the Seoul sky, the Lotte World Tower in South Korea may not be the tallest building in the world (it comes in as the world’s fifth tallest for the record), but it can boast three other, possibly even more impressive, ‘world records’. One: it is home to the world’s highest glass-bottomed […] The post Photograph of the week: Lotte World Tower, Seoul, South Korea appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, South Korea, Attractions, Seoul, Regions, Going Out, Lotte World Tower, Lotte World Tower Seoul South Korea


5 luxury things you must do in Phuket

Nestled in a group of islands in Thailand, Phuket is a must-see location that is full of natural beauty, and it is famous for the white sandy beaches. In fact, there are over 30 beaches on this one island, and these range from popular and bustling to more secluded and hidden for those prepared to […] The post 5 luxury things you must do in Phuket appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Restaurants, Thailand, Attractions, Food And Drink, Regions, Going Out, Travel Miscellany, Phuket, Thailand Phuket


Best plans for Paris in the Spring

Henry Miller wrote in his book Tropic of Cancer, “God knows, when Spring comes to Paris, the humblest mortal alive must feel that he dwells in paradise”. The American writer lived in Paris between 1930-1939, and we have to agree with Miller that Paris is paradise in the Springtime. Every year, as the cherry blossoms […] The post Best plans for Paris in the Spring appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Best, Paris, Miller, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Western Europe, Henry Miller


Vegan travel in Vietnam

Vietnam is a remarkable country offering intrepid travellers nature, history, countryside, beaches and some wonderful vegan food if you know where to look. There is a very good understanding of vegetarian and vegan food in Vietnam due to many of the Buddhist population choosing to eat plant based food on auspicious days in line with […] The post Vegan travel in Vietnam appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Food And Drink, Vietnam, Regions, Travel Miscellany, Buddhist


Top 5 après ski bars in Val d’Isère

Après ski is an opportunity to let your hair down and thoroughly enjoy yourself in the company of friends, loved ones and even complete strangers. It’s a time to unwind after all that physical and mental concentration on the slopes, to simply forget about everything else and experience the moment. Here are five venues in Val d’Isere […] The post Top 5 après ski bars in Val d’Isère appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Bars, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe


The most luxurious way to discover Mallorca is on a gastronomy cycling tour

The Spanish Island of Mallorca offers the most beautiful and varied sights. Known for its dreamy beaches and incredible scenic mountain passes and charming villages. Stay at one of the nicest beach towns and you will have a good time. Add in the lesser known routes and visit the incredible mountain passes and winding roads […] The post The most luxurious way to discover Mallorca is on a gastronomy cycling tour appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Spain, Food And Drink, Mallorca, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany, Road Travel


5 amazing solo travel experiences in Africa

February is typically the month of romance.  However, as I am personally not a big fan of so-called ‘Hallmark Holidays,’ it seems fitting to reflect on embracing solitude – while travelling.  There could be no better continent than African to find oneself (safely) alone amongst wild things.  Here are my reflections on five of the […] The post 5 amazing solo travel experiences in Africa appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Africa, South Africa, Rail Travel, Tanzania, Namibia, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Road Travel


7 of Bogota’s best restaurants

Surprisingly close in size to New York City, the massive Colombian city of Bogota has — culturally, artistically, and gastronomically — never felt more alive. Just as the country as a whole is shedding its past image, some exceptional Bogota dining venues are transforming the image of Colombian cuisine thanks to their superlative chefs – […] The post 7 of Bogota’s best restaurants appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Featured, Restaurants, New York City, Colombia, South America, Bogota, Regions, Going Out


5 warm-weather golf courses for a romantic getaway

While golf is known for being mostly male-centric, I can think of nothing more romantic than a couple that likes to play golf together. Adding a round of golf can give you some special bonding time, even in destinations that are already known for being as close to paradise as possible. For those lovely teams […] The post 5 warm-weather golf courses for a romantic getaway appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Mexico, Africa, South Africa, Jamaica, North America, Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel


The lost village of Masca in Tenerife

Looking for somewhere different to visit whilst you’re on your holiday in Tenerife?  We suggest the lost village of Masca- remote and picturesque.  Located in some stunning scenery in the western part of Tenerife, just north of the resort of Los Gigantes and Puerto de Santiago. You’ll find Masca perched above a deep gorge surrounded […] The post The lost village of Masca in Tenerife appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Hotels, Spain, Accommodation, Attractions, Tenerife, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe, Los Gigantes, Masca


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, Featured, Air Travel, Saudi Arabia, Africa, Spain, Egypt, Attractions, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Maldives, Regions, Going Out


South Africa’s top 8 luxury lodges and hotels

From ultra-luxurious safari lodges with spas to treehouses under the stars, South Africa offers some of the continent’s most stunning properties and experiences. Perhaps go wine tasting on a private train, dip in the pool alongside elephants in Kruger National Park or relax at a spa retreat overlooking Table Mountain. Here, we’ve rounded up the ultimate […] The post South Africa’s top 8 luxury lodges and hotels appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, South Africa, Rail Travel, Resorts, Table Mountain, Regions, Speciality Travel, Kruger National Park


Singapore: the perfect halal-friendly escape in the heart of the city

Singapore has become a popular holiday destination for many all around the world. Not only is it home to a beautiful culture, friendly faces, and delicious Singaporean cuisines, but it’s also full of luxuries and relaxing getaways perfect for Muslim couples, families, and travellers looking to unwind. Complete with various world-class attractions, halal-friendly hotels, and […] The post Singapore: the perfect halal-friendly escape in the heart of the city appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hotels, Singapore, Accommodation, Regions


9 places to go forest bathing in Malawi

Forest Bathing is a hot travel trend for 2020, having been featured by Lonely Planet and Wanderlust, and even appeared on a two BBC TV programmes recently. It’s also one that ticks plenty of boxes. It’s sustainable, it taps into the demand for slow travel, and, as part of wellness travel, it’s genuinely good for […] The post 9 places to go forest bathing in Malawi appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Africa, Bbc, Malawi, Regions, Forest Bathing


Why you should hire a luxury catamaran in the Bahamas

Luxury catamaran yacht charter holidays in the Bahamas offer the best value-for-money when you consider that you only need to arrange your accommodation and transport once; then you can turn your attention to all the water toys and savour having a professional crew dedicated to you and your guests all week long. And shouldn’t arranging […] The post Why you should hire a luxury catamaran in the Bahamas appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Bahamas, Caribbean, Regions, Speciality Travel, Cruises & Boat Travel


What makes the perfect safari honeymoon

After months of planning your wedding and then living out your big day together, your honeymoon should offer a balanced combination of relaxation, adventure and, of course, lots of romance. Your honeymoon is about you as a couple and it is a chance to spend quality time together before the reality and routine of daily […] The post What makes the perfect safari honeymoon appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Featured, Africa, Regions, Speciality Travel, Honeymoons


5 ways to make your family trip to Dubai enjoyable for parents and children

Before we had children, we had our holidays. Sometimes city breaks, sometimes lazy weeks by the sea together, always relaxing and luxurious: it was our quality time to unwind, explore and enjoy some downtime. Fast forward to 2020 and here we are, a happy family with very different needs when it comes to holidays. As […] The post 5 ways to make your family trip to Dubai enjoyable for parents and children appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Featured, Attractions, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Family Travel, Regions, Going Out, Speciality Travel


7 amazing towns and cities to visit in New Zealand

Cities tend to have a vibe about them, a sense that something might be happening just around the corner. Cities hold an energy that is infectious; and oh boy, is that true of New Zealand cities. A passion for art, street wall murals, live music, comedy, food markets, coffee, restaurants and bars make New Zealand […] The post 7 amazing towns and cities to visit in New Zealand appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Attractions, New Zealand, Oceania, Regions, Going Out


Celebrate love in South Africa’s romantic winelands

The Cape Winelands area of South Africa is a wonderful place to visit for an intimate gourmet meal or romantic couple of nights away to celebrate Valentine’s Day, a wedding anniversary, or a special birthday. The mix of beautiful countryside, outstanding food and drink, and warm hospitality make this a firm favourite with both locals […] The post Celebrate love in South Africa’s romantic winelands appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, South Africa, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Cape Winelands


Kruger’s wild, Wild North

The Kruger National Park is unquestionably one of the world’s greatest wildlife destinations. Guests from around the world home in on the park and surrounding reserves in the hopes of seeing Africa’s “Big 5” and more in their natural environment. Stretching some 360km from north to south, and covering an area roughly the size of […] The post Kruger’s wild, Wild North appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Africa, South Africa, Adventure Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel, Kruger National Park, Kruger, Wild North



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