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5 fine dining experiences in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a city where culinary opportunities are rising faster than just about any city in Europe. The multi-cultural nature of the residents plus the fact visitors come from all over the world has resulted in Michelin star chefs painting culinary creations with a unique approach. And the product is meals and creations that expand […] The post 5 fine dining experiences in Amsterdam appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Restaurants, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Food And Drink, Michelin, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany


5 ways to find a new-found love for Paris

I’ll admit, I grew a bit bored of Paris after visiting a few times for fun over the years and a couple of times for work in my past career. However, recently I gained a renewed passion for the city after having some fresh, unique endeavors. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned Paris […] The post 5 ways to find a new-found love for Paris appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Attractions, Paris, Food And Drink, Regions, Going Out, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, 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, Europe, Featured, Australia, Hotels, Africa, Turkey, Accommodation, Attractions, Italy, Middle East, Kenya, Oceania, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe


A Spring family holiday in Provence

With the Christmas holidays finished and the children back to school you might be breathing a sigh of relief and looking forward to a little bit of downtime! Not for long however… the school holidays keep on coming with February half term just around the corner, quickly followed by Easter and then May half term! […] The post A Spring family holiday in Provence appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Family Travel, Provence, Regions, Speciality Travel, Western Europe


Top 5 hot tubs in the Alps

Man’s relationship with the health giving properties of water is as old as the hills. Many town’s and cities in Europe have risen to prominence because of the natural springs and spa’s they developed around. The Roman’s built bath houses in many of these town’s and cities to facilitate the use of the healing properties […] The post Top 5 hot tubs in the Alps appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Switzerland, Alps, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Western Europe


What to expect from Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest

Ecuador has plenty to offer in a relatively small territory; if you are visiting the Amazon rainforest, one of the most biodiverse places of the world, the following lines could give you an overview on what to expect: Adventure Ordinary poolside lounging can be relaxing, but not invigorating. The Amazon can provide you with both […] The post What to expect from Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Amazon, South America, Ecuador, Adventure Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel


Antonio Banderas elevates the fine arts credentials of his native Malaga

For more than two decades now, the Andalusian city of Malaga has invested heavily in visual and fine arts development, beautification projects and a general effort to elevate the cultural attractiveness of the popular Mediterranean port city. It has paid off. The city now has more than 30 distinct and respected museums, its very own […] The post Antonio Banderas elevates the fine arts credentials of his native Malaga appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Celebrities, Spain, Antonio Banderas, Mediterranean, Málaga, Regions, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany


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


9 of the best California theme parks

California is renowned for its theme parks, amongst other things.  Above all, they offer a variety of ways to have fun – only limited by your time, your energy and, adrenalin.  Providing everything from castles, characters, thrill rides and incredible places which help us learn about the world around us.  And history too, the Louff […] The post 9 of the best California theme parks appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Usa, California, Attractions, North America, Regions, Going Out


Unmissable events taking place in Athens

Athens is a European capital that warm-heartedly invites and welcomes people from all over the world to be a part of its cultural scene. As many events take place in this vibrant city, it is worth mentioning a few that stand out for various reasons and possibly appealing to different crowds. That is also the […] The post Unmissable events taking place in Athens appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Greece, Athens, Regions, Western Europe


Travel video of the week: Hidden secrets of Easter Island

Modem archaeological scientists and engineers try and recreate and decipher the mystery of Easter Island’s Moai statues by experimenting with archaic engineering methods and mysterious practices. Curved from stone, the human figures have over-sized heads, often resting on massive rock platforms called ahus, partially buried underground. 1,000 statues exist on the island, 30 feet tall, […] The post Travel video of the week: Hidden secrets of Easter Island appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Videos, Chile, South America, Regions, Travel Miscellany, Easter Island


Top 7 places in Africa to see the Big Grey Giants – elephants, rhinos and hippos

While it’s common for Africa’s ‘Big Cats’ to be considered as the continent’s primary wildlife species, the animals that often inspire the most awe when out on safari are the larger, ‘Big Grey Giants’ – elephants, rhinos and hippos. There is nothing quite like witnessing these huge beasts and their surprising grace and agility, so […] The post Top 7 places in Africa to see the Big Grey Giants – elephants, rhinos and hippos appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Africa, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Adventure Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel, Big Grey Giants


What places can you see without a cruise in the Galapagos?

A land-based tour to the Galapagos allows the traveler to explore the enchanted islands while staying at a hotel or lodge on one of the three main inhabited islands: Santa Cruz, San Cristobal, or Isabela. Visitors can chose one island to serve as their home base, or island-hop between the three. The flexibility of a […] The post What places can you see without a cruise in the Galapagos? appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, South America, Ecuador, Galapagos, Regions, Isabela, Santa Cruz San Cristobal


5 reasons to discover the beautiful Atacama Desert

The Atacama Desert in Chile is the driest in the world, some parts of it have never seen rain. It is the oldest in the world at 150M years and the highest in the world – we visited some parts at 4,600 metres. It is also simply huge at 1,500 sq km and has many […] The post 5 reasons to discover the beautiful Atacama Desert appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Chile, Attractions, South America, Regions, Going Out, Atacama Desert


A new take on the January blues

We’ve got a new take on the January blues… here we highlight some of the most beautiful blue places around the world to visit, from exploring the brightly-coloured alleyways of Chefchaouen in Morocco to sailing around the turquoise waters and tropical islands of Raja Ampat in Indonesia on a traditional phinisi yacht. Chefchaouen, Morocco Chefchaouen […] The post A new take on the January blues appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Greece, Indonesia, India, Africa, Morocco, Maldives, Regions, Western Europe, Raja Ampat, Chefchaouen, Chefchaouen Morocco Chefchaouen


The ultimate escape in Burma

This new year we can’t think of anywhere we would rather escape to than the mysterious and magical land of Myanmar, with its serene atmosphere and wealth of experiences on offer: from floating high above the temple plains of Bagan in a hot air balloon for the most striking of views over this iconic landscape, […] The post The ultimate escape in Burma appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Burma, Myanmar, Regions, Bagan


10 surrealistic South American travel hotspots

Even after journeying to more than 110 countries, I continue to find that nothing has the potential to be as life-altering as a remarkable travel experience. Though we all learn and grow on every trip we take, occasionally there’s a truly unique moment, a special circumstance or a distinctive sight that changes a seemingly simple […] The post 10 surrealistic South American travel hotspots appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Colombia, Chile, Attractions, Brazil, Peru, South America, Ecuador, Bolivia, Regions, Going Out


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, Featured, Air Travel, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Regions, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, Cruises & Boat Travel, Health & Safety


7 reasons for extending your stay in Quito

Quito is well known as a heritage city that offers a variety of cultural activities and sightseeing. Nevertheless, most of the travelers use Quito as a stopover before or after their trip to the amazing Galapagos Islands. There is plenty to explore for the most avid traveler to plan to spend a few nights in […] The post 7 reasons for extending your stay in Quito appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Attractions, South America, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Regions, Going Out, Quito


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


Hot happenings in Denmark in 2019

2019 will see a host of hot new attractions set to open across Denmark with high flying Copenhill and Camp Adventure taking guests to new heights. It’s the last chance to see Rubjerg Knude lighthouse before it’s relocated and in Copenhagen there’s a choice of exciting new dining options plus the opening of the new […] The post Hot happenings in Denmark in 2019 appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Restaurants, Bars, Attractions, Food And Drink, Denmark, Copenhagen, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany


Top 5 ways to unwind in the Sunshine State

Whilst many holidays to Florida consist of adrenaline pumping adventures, there are plenty of ways to switch-off, unwind and relax. From massages on the beach, to floating down a real lazy river, here is VISIT FLORIDA’s top five ways to de-stress: Tiki Beach massage on Anna Maria Island White sand, clear blue water and the sound of crashing waves, […] The post Top 5 ways to unwind in the Sunshine State appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Florida, Usa, North America, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Spas & Pampering, Sunshine State, Tiki Beach, Anna Maria Island White


Top 10 things to do in Seattle

Recently named among the top cities in the U.S. by readers of Condé Nast Traveler in their 2018 Readers Choice Awards, Seattle offers superb urban and outdoor experiences, and provides the perfect point of departure point for a luxury cruise holiday to Alaska. You’ll find many of the city’s top attractions located close to the […] The post Top 10 things to do in Seattle appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Usa, Washington, Attractions, Alaska, North America, Seattle, Regions, Going Out, Conde Nast Traveler


Top 5 ski spa properties to visit this season

If there’s one that your body craves after a long, hard day skiing out on the cold slopes of a ski resort, it’s some well-deserved time pampering yourself in a spa. From massive, modern wellness facilities to quirky and inventive spa lounges, here’s a list of our favourite spa hotels you should visit this season. […] The post Top 5 ski spa properties to visit this season appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Usa, Colorado, France, Switzerland, North America, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Spas & Pampering, Western Europe


See Africa from a different perspective on a boat-based safari

Most people, when they think of a safari, will picture themselves on a 4×4 safari vehicle, driving across the plains or down dusty tracks. However, there is another, and more unique, way to view the wildlife, and that is from aboard a boat from the middle of a river or waterway. The main photographic opportunity […] The post See Africa from a different perspective on a boat-based safari appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Regions, Speciality Travel, Cruises & Boat Travel


An essential guide to Catalonia

Located in the far north east of Spain, Catalonia is the country’s second most populated autonomous community with a staggering 7.5 million people living inside its borders. Its populace even accounts for over 16% of Spain’s total population. Catalonia’s history and culture are regarded extremely important to those that live within the region, and many […] The post An essential guide to Catalonia appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Events, Spain, Catalonia, Food And Drink, Regions, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany, Spain Catalonia


Top 10 most family friendly beach holiday destinations in Europe

The numbers are in. As millions of families begin planning and booking their holidays for the year ahead, a study by On the Beach, the UK’s leading beach holiday specialist, has calculated and ranked Europe’s top 50 family beach holidays destinations – according to the criteria that matter most to parents. The Family Beach Index, […] The post Top 10 most family friendly beach holiday destinations in Europe appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Greece, Spain, Cyprus, Turkey, Middle East, Regions, Western Europe


The top places to visit in 2019 according to Rough Guides

Rough Guides has announced its annual list of must-see destinations. A team of expert writers and editors have recommended a list of 19 places that it would be best to see in 2019. The list comprises 8 top towns and cities, 6 top regions, and 5 top countries. Below is a selection of the Rough […] The post The top places to visit in 2019 according to Rough Guides appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Featured, China, Africa, Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom, Kyrgyzstan, Argentina, South America, Norway, Central America, Panama, Rwanda


A winter guide to Idaho adventures

W hile the snowpack brings a peaceful near-silence to the wintertime landscapes of Idaho, the cold weather doesn’t mean outdoor activity cools off this time of year. If anything, adventure heats up when the snow starts to fall. (And silence is meant to be broken, anyway.) Whether you’re trekking to a backcountry hot spring, sitting back on a sleigh ride to a world-class meal, or dog-sledding while enjoying views of the Tetons, there are endless possibilities to keep winter packed with adventur...
Tags: Travel, Winter, US, Things To Do, Idaho, Adventures, Yellowstone, Regions, All, Trip Planning, Outdoor Adventures, Ashton, Boise, Coeur, Sun Valley, Clearwater


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