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Sun, sea and sand in Provence

There are lots of reasons why Provence makes such a good holiday destination. Great food, lovely towns and vibrant cities set in a geographically beautiful landscape are just some. But one of the top reasons people visit is to enjoy the stunning coastline that meanders for miles and the sunshine and warmth which makes time […] The post Sun, sea and sand in Provence appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Attractions, Provence, Regions, Going Out, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Western Europe


The world’s top 5 luxury rail journeys

When it comes to exploring the world by train, the choice seems never-ending. For many it’s the destination that makes all the difference, be it the Rockies of Canada or Australia’s far-flung outback. But, it’s also the train itself that truly makes the journey truly unforgettable, whether you’re drawn to the glamour of travel’s Golden […] The post The world’s top 5 luxury rail journeys appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Featured, Australia, France, India, Turkey, Canada, Italy, Middle East, Rail Travel, Peru, South America, North America, Rockies


Top 5 courses for a luxury ladies’ golf trip in Scotland

Although it has a reputation for being a man’s sport, golf has also been a great sport for women. Ladies have been playing golf since it was popularized 500 years ago. In fact, Mary Queen of Scots is considered the mother of golf, and played often to release the stress of trying to claim her […] The post Top 5 courses for a luxury ladies’ golf trip in Scotland appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Scotland, Attractions, United Kingdom, Regions, Going Out, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Western Europe, Mary Queen of Scots


Top 5 reasons to visit Cefalù in Sicily

There are some places in the world that everyone loves. Cefalù (pronounced ‘chefaloo’) is one of those places. People just fall in love with it. After having toured around Sicily, many return to Cefalù the following year with their extended family or friends. Some even end up buying holiday villas in Cefalù there before retiring […] The post Top 5 reasons to visit Cefalù in Sicily appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Accommodation, Italy, Vacation Rentals, Sicily, Regions, Western Europe, Cefalu


7 reasons why Italy should be your next multi-generational holiday destination

The world of tech might well be abuzz with excitement about 5G; but for those in the travel industry, the compelling trend is 3G. It’s the growing demand for destinations that cater for multi-Generational holidays; those travelling with the extended family. Increasingly, parents not only get away with their children but with uncles and aunts, […] The post 7 reasons why Italy should be your next multi-generational holiday destination appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Italy, Family Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel, Western Europe


Discover Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca was a ‘must-see’ destination on our world tour of 15 countries in 10 months. But we found there is only one way to travel from beautiful Colca Canyon to Lake Titicaca; that’s the roller-coaster road over the volcanic mountains up to 4,910 metres and down into Puna, the elegant city on the banks […] The post Discover Lake Titicaca appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Attractions, Peru, South America, Lake Titicaca, Regions, Going Out, Colca Canyon, Discover Lake Titicaca


10 reasons you need to visit Colombia now

One of the most surprising things I learned recently is how diverse the landscapes and experiences are in Colombia. You can have urban experiences, spend time with indigenous and Afro-Colombian cultures, see wildlife, enjoy beaches on quiet islands, have river adventures, relax in hot springs, see a volcano, spend time in the mountains, see canyons, […] The post 10 reasons you need to visit Colombia now appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Colombia, Attractions, South America, Regions, Going Out


10 reasons why you need to visit Colombia now

One of the most surprising things I learned recently is how diverse the landscapes and experiences are in Colombia. You can have urban experiences, spend time with indigenous and Afro-Colombian cultures, see wildlife, enjoy beaches on quiet islands, have river adventures, relax in hot springs, see a volcano, spend time in the mountains, see canyons, […] The post 10 reasons why you need to visit Colombia now appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Colombia, Attractions, South America, Regions, Going Out


5 modern-day African festivals

Africa is known for some amazing traditional festivals that showcase the rich and diverse cultures found across the continent. But it is also home to a growing number of modern-day festivals, created in the current era and celebrating the vibrancy of music and arts in Africa now. In this blog, we are taking a look […] The post 5 modern-day African festivals appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Africa, Events, Uganda, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Regions, Travel Miscellany


All that glitters is gold: some of the world’s most spectacular gold landmarks

Visit some of the world’s most impressive gold-themed attractions, from temples and museums that preside over the skylines of iconic cities to a lavish hotel made of gold which takes luxury to whole new heights, and a famous stretch of golden coastline which is a magnet for the A-list. After you’ve had your gold fix, […] The post All that glitters is gold: some of the world’s most spectacular gold landmarks appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Australia, Hotels, Russia, Colombia, Thailand, Accommodation, Attractions, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Myanmar, South America, Eastern Europe, Oceania


Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera: 5 luxurious Somabay hotels

The sun almost always shines on the Somabay peninsula, a welcoming sub-tropical finger bathing in the warmth of the Red Sea. Even in the depths of the cold and dark European winter visitors still pick-up a tan on the shores of the Red Sea. Hurghada’s modern airport quickly sends visitors on their way on a […] The post Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera: 5 luxurious Somabay hotels appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, Egypt, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Spas & Pampering, Red Sea Riviera, Red Sea Hurghada


10 cookery schools to discover around the world

‘There is no sincerer love than the love of food’… George Bernard Shaw Food is humanity’s greatest connection with each other. One of travel’s enticing rewards is the discovery of new cuisine and exploring the soul of a place through its dishes. We have handpicked 10 of our favourite culinary experiences to delve into; food […] The post 10 cookery schools to discover around the world appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Japan, India, Africa, Thailand, Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom, Food And Drink, Laos, Regions, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany, George Bernard Shaw Food


Top 6 beaches in Mallorca

Millions of people visit Mallorca to spend time on the fantastic beaches that dot Mallorca’s amazing coastline. There are 262 beaches on Mallorca with a total length of 50 km. That’s a lot of beach! From secluded beaches, to wide sandy stretches or rocky bays, the choice is vast. Mallorca’s wonderful beaches have been yet […] The post Top 6 beaches in Mallorca appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Spain, Attractions, Mallorca, Regions, Going Out, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Western Europe


5 resorts perfect for a halal friendly family Summer trip

It’s crazy to think we’re already nearing the end of March. With the months flying by and Ramadhan just around the corner, before we know it the summer holidays will be here. Take it from experience, planning the summer holidays equates happy kids. It’s like scheduling your work day, like having a monday.com app for […] The post 5 resorts perfect for a halal friendly family Summer trip appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hotels, Africa, Turkey, Accommodation, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Resorts, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Regions, Ramadhan


Top 5 funky hotels in Cape Town

Cape Town is on the must-see list of many travellers. With its buzzy cosmopolitan culture, balmy Mediterranean climate, trendy neighbourhoods and a truly remarkable history, Cape Town is one of the world’s most enchanting cities.  It’s a city that is very easy to fall in love with, and is frequently voted among the top 10 best […] The post Top 5 funky hotels in Cape Town appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, South Africa, Cape Town, Mediterranean, Regions


The best times to visit the 4 amazing worlds of Ecuador

So, just when is the best time to travel to Ecuador? Ask any tour operator in the country, and they’ll tell you that there’s NEVER a bad time to experience this South American nation. Still, for those looking to visit our country at “ideal” times — when there’s the least rain, the most days of […] The post The best times to visit the 4 amazing worlds of Ecuador appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Featured, South America, Ecuador, Regions


Highlights of the Greek Islands

There’s something undeniably romantic about hopping between the Greek islands. Marvelling at brilliant blue waters, relaxing on white-sand beaches and basking in the Mediterranean sun. But, this is also the land of the Greek gods. From the Olympic Stadium to Rhodes’ acropolis and the Minoan palace of Knossos, this is your chance to walk among […] The post Highlights of the Greek Islands appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Greece, Greek Islands, Mediterranean, Rhodes, Eastern Europe, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Western Europe, Cruises & Boat Travel, Knossos


Ethical elephant tourism in Cambodia

As tourist numbers grow in Cambodia the number of elephant ‘sanctuaries’ is also on the increase. Understandably, people want to experience these majestic creatures in their natural habitat but as their numbers reduce this is becoming more and more difficult. The death of an elephant that was being used to offer tourists the ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity […] The post Ethical elephant tourism in Cambodia appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hotels, Accommodation, Attractions, Cambodia, Regions, Going Out


Top 5 Latin American hotels for luxury spa retreats

Blessed with an abundance of luxury hotels in regions of astounding natural beauty, Latin America offers much for the discerning traveller seeking to switch off from the pressures of quotidian life. With wellness escapes and innovative spa treatments becoming an increasingly valuable element of a luxury travel experience, the natural bounty of Latin America’s unique […] The post Top 5 Latin American hotels for luxury spa retreats appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Colombia, Accommodation, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, South America, Costa Rica, Central America, Latin America, Regions, Speciality Travel, Spas & Pampering


5 striking Alpine properties

Spending your ski holiday in a snug chalet with all the traditional furnishings is always a lovely way to enjoy your week away, but have you ever thought of going somewhere with a little more flair? A property with its own individual personality that you won’t find anywhere else? Here is a list of five […] The post 5 striking Alpine properties appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Accommodation, Switzerland, 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, Europe, Featured, France, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, Morocco, Cuba, Caribbean, Regions, Speciality Travel, Western Europe, Cruises & Boat Travel, Road Travel


Top 5 ultra-luxurious safari lodges in South Africa

If you are looking to treat yourself to celebrate a special occasion or just because you feel like it, going on an ultra-luxurious safari might just be the ideal solution you’re looking for. While you’ll find a vast array of high-end safari retreats, there is just a very small bunch of lodges you could consider […] The post Top 5 ultra-luxurious safari lodges in South Africa appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Accommodation, South Africa, Adventure Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel


Spring in Barcelona: eat like a Catalan

Springtime is one of the best times to visit Barcelona. The weather is getting warmer but it’s still at a comfortable heat, and there are typically less people in the city as the tourist buzz hasn’t quite hit yet and many locals leave Barcelona for the Easter break. Better still; springtime is also a great […] The post Spring in Barcelona: eat like a Catalan appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Featured, Spain, Barcelona, Food And Drink, Regions, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany


Galapagos: a once-in-a-lifetime luxury journey to experience rare and unique wildlife

It is easy to imagine why the Galapagos Islands are one of the top places to visit of many experienced travelers. Online, you can see many articles, reviews and photos of this exotic paradise, but the truth is, that none of them will really do justice to what you see in reality. When researching online, […] The post Galapagos: a once-in-a-lifetime luxury journey to experience rare and unique wildlife appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, South America, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Adventure Travel, Galapagos, Regions, Speciality Travel, Cruises & Boat Travel


What to eat in Japan

Simple. Tidy. Fresh. These are the three adjectives we would use to describe Japanese cuisine. While many countries in Asia use a plethora of spices in their food, the Japanese prefer less complicated flavors, allowing the main ingredients and a few seasonings (commonly soy sauce, vinegar, and ginger) to speak for themselves. Even in a […] The post What to eat in Japan appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Japan, Food And Drink, Regions, Travel Miscellany


Top 5 luxury watersports on offer in Barbados

Barbados is a luxury, dream destination for thousands of tourists each year. With so much to see and do it is easy to understand why it boasts such popularity and outstanding reputation.  For many, the pull is the diverse water-based sports and with the crystal clear inviting sea and stunning backdrop who can resist. Here […] The post Top 5 luxury watersports on offer in Barbados appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Caribbean, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Cruises & Boat Travel, Barbados


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, Featured, Camping, Hotels, Events, Accommodation, Vietnam, Regions, Travel Miscellany


Under the waves on World Wildlife Day

The UN marks World Wildlife Day each year on 3 March. It is an opportunity to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants, and to encourage people around the globe to think about what they can do – big or small – to have a positive impact. This year the theme […] The post Under the waves on World Wildlife Day appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Africa, Un, Tanzania, Mozambique, Madagascar, Malawi, Adventure Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel


Top 10 places to visit in Gran Canaria

As you may have seen, I recently visited the Spanish island of Gran Canaria (read about my trip with Hyundai UK here, here and here). Situated in the Atlantic Ocean off the north-west coast of Africa, this tourist island is the third largest of the Canary Islands after Tenerife and Lanzarote, but the second most […] The post Top 10 places to visit in Gran Canaria appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Spain, Attractions, Tenerife, Hyundai, Canary Islands, Gran Canaria, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe, Atlantic Ocean, Lanzarote, Hyundai UK, Hyundai2019, Hyundaii30fastbackn


Where to stay and eat on the southern tip of Gran Canaria

My recent trip to Gran Canaria with Hyundai UK included two amazing experiences (if you haven’t already read about them, see my posts titled ‘Climbing a via ferrata in Gran Canaria‘ and ‘Taking a helicopter ride in Gran Canaria‘) but what I haven’t yet shared with you is where we stayed and where we dined […] The post Where to stay and eat on the southern tip of Gran Canaria appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Featured, Hotels, Restaurants, Spain, Accommodation, Food And Drink, Hyundai, Gran Canaria, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany, Hyundai UK, Hyundai2019



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