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The Best Temples to See in Vietnam

The Best Temples to See in Vietnam

There are many reasons why so many people come to Vietnam each year. This is a truly incredible place with an enormous amount to see and do for every type of visitor. Arguably, the best aspect of Vietnam is exploring the breathtaking temples which give you a glimpse into the country’s fascinating ancient past. Here are a few of the best temples to visit during your trip here: Tran Quoc Pagoda Tran Quoc Pagoda is one of the oldest temples in Vietnam dating back to the 6th century. The main pagoda reaches 15 metres high with the surrounding structures including a fascinating museum, an incense burning house and more to explore. Temple of Literature Founded in 1070, this Confucian temple contains the very first university in Vietnam and it is one of the most famous temples in the country. There are 5 impressive courtyards to explore and a great place…

Find Out What To Wear In St.Tropez: 2019 Summer Guide

Find Out What To Wear In St.Tropez: 2019 Summer Guide

Let us guide be your guide for what to wear in St. Tropez 2019 – Look and feel the part this summer. The Cote D’Azur has long been a jet-set destination, and this is perhaps why a classic style has always been in favour here. Yet while it may look majestic, St. Tropez fashion is a lot more attainable than you may think. The key to achieving that effortless French Riviera style is to plan your outfits so they do all the work for you. Here are five looks to bring that coveted je ne sais quoi to your holiday wardrobe, taking you from day to night, from beach to bar, from Les Parcs de Saint Tropez to Les Caves du Roy. Here’s what to wear in St. Tropez in summer 2019 Relaxing Sunbathe in a stylish one-piece. This is a sophisticated choice in a place where everyone shows up…

Luxury Travel: Getting The Most Out Of Every Experience

Luxury Travel: Getting The Most Out Of Every Experience

For some, when they travel, they will want the finer things in life. This means finding the best locations, top destinations, unforgettable scenery, delicious food, and the finest souvenirs. For travelers to make sure they make the most out of their travel experience, there will be plenty to consider ahead of time, so that the time spent away is not wasted. Cultivating a travel experience to remember is more possible than ever before, thanks to advancements in technology, communication, and the way we connect with the world. Those looking for a luxury travel experience, in particular, can benefit from these advancements, as this article will highlight. Making Use Of Technology Technology is ever-evolving, and the way it can enrich and enhance day to day life is apparent in the lifestyle choices we make every day. However, some may not consider how this technology can impact a traveling experience, and for…

How Your Car Can Define Your Lifestyle

How Your Car Can Define Your Lifestyle

Does your lifestyle define your car, or does your car define your lifestyle? It can go either way and when you’re looking at new luxury cars, you’re taking control of your lifestyle (for the better). There’s a reason what we drive has always been a symbol of who we are and what we value. Sometimes people even make a point to meet someone where they can see what they drive in order to judge them—a car can tell you a lot about a person, including what they can afford. Is it fair to judge a person by their vehicle? Maybe not, but it regularly happens. This isn’t true just for luxury car owners, either. If someone drives a Prius or an old muscle car that’s been carefully restored, you already have some pre-judgments about them, and you’re likely spot on. A car can tell you something about a person’s morals…

Ways To Spend A Luxurious Vacation In Aspen

Ways To Spend A Luxurious Vacation In Aspen

Aspen is a city that’s brimming with history and culture, and every year plenty flock to visit its snow-capped mountains to visit its finest ski resorts. If you’re looking for a getaway that is high-class in terms of dining, entertainment and accommodation, then Aspen is ready and waiting. Its boutique shops and luxury hotels are the stuff of dreams, as is its jagged mountain scenery. Visit their best luxury spa Remède Aspen Luxury Spa really does have it all in terms of spas. Not only do you have access to all the traditional treatments, but also some cutting-edge treatment technology such as an oxygen lounge, steam caves, and a specialized waterfall. This is the type of spa where you drink champagne while sat in a hot tub, giving yourself a pampering like no other – no thin slices of cucumber and badly made coffee here. Dine at Pinons Eating the…

Sebastien Cassagnol Is The New Executive Chef of the Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa Lausanne

Sebastien Cassagnol Is The New Executive Chef of the Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa Lausanne

Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa Lausanne just released the fantastic news about its new Executive Chef: Sébastien Cassagnol. At the age of 47, the French Chef with a tremendous international experience takes charge of the Royal Savoy “Brigades”, under the Signature inspiration of Chef Marc Haeberlin. A French Chef With A Worldwide Panorama Sébastien Cassagnol has a very unique profile. Born and raised in France, he started his passion for cuisine at the age of 6 years old while spending a lot of time in his grand-parents’ kitchen. His career is a great path made of excellence, rigor, tradition and creativity. Mr Cassagnol’s cuisine is rich, facetted and respectful of traditions and know-how. He had the opportunity to work around the world and he as able to deploy a very qualitative cuisine. He discovered abroad that there is a very strong and genuine culture for French gastronomy. “Cooking is an art…

Buying Fine Goods on Your Luxury Vacation

Buying Fine Goods on Your Luxury Vacation

Travellers with refined tastes do not feel the need to visit the local souvenir shop for snow globes and key chains to bring home after a luxurious vacation. These items are not made to last and have no real connection to the destination beyond the words printed on them. Rather than coming home with a cotton blend t-shirt that will never be worn, angle for a fine good that will bring beauty, joy, and a lasting memory of your trip of a lifetime home with you. Make Room in the Budget Whether you’ve been saving for this once in a lifetime trip for years, financed the trip especially, or have the luxury of travelling this way as part of your annual expenditure, ensure you have room in the budget for at least one meaningful item from your destination. A range of financing options are popular choices with travelers who want to ensure they can make…

VistaJet Launches Wine Service for Passengers

VistaJet Launches Wine Service for Passengers

  Private aviation company VistaJet is launching The VistaJet Wine Program, a service that is designed to enhance the wine drinking experience for passengers on its aircraft as well as at international destinations. The programme comprises a selection of wine-themed events and features. This includes the Signature Wine List, a selection of wines that will perform well at high altitudes. Each of these have been hand-picked by Thomas Flohr, the Founder and Chairman of VistaJet, who is a wine enthusiast with a cellar of over 3,000 bottles. Thomas Flohr said: “Enjoying a glass of wine while in flight should be the same as a glass of wine in a restaurant. But nobody has ever managed to offer this on a global scale. “So, to provide the consistency of service and quality to our members, we have created the first global program that will ensure our guests enjoy the best possible…

Luxury Getaways in Eastern Europe

Luxury Getaways in Eastern Europe

In recent years, Eastern Europe has earned its status as a luxury hotspot for travellers who crave artistic and cultural energy. Travelling in Eastern Europe offers a wide breadth of Mediterranean landscapes and medieval cities, many of which have been well-preserved throughout the centuries. Even better, luxury standards are largely uniform throughout Europe, which means that you can find the same key conveniences in high-end Eastern European accommodation to ensure a glamorous and relaxing trip. Getting to Eastern Europe Most major cities and countries in Eastern Europe are well-connected by airports, especially if you are travelling from within the continent. Some destinations are most easily reachable by train: it is recommended to opt for first class tickets or private compartments for added privacy. For non-EU nationals, it’s generally wise to make arrangements for basic medical necessities and lost or stolen personal items. This is especially important for vacationers bringing or purchasing luxury items, such as…

What Type of Luxury Vehicle Are You?

What Type of Luxury Vehicle Are You?

Most people dream of owning a luxury vehicle, but when the time comes, what will you actually get? If you have the means to get any car you want, will you be disappointed in your choice? The answer is no, if you know which type of luxury vehicle suits your personality. Read on to learn which type of luxury vehicle is the embodiment of your personality. 1. Rockstar/diva The Rockstar or Diva personality type often gets a bad rap. Yes, these people do like to be the center of attention, but they’re also the life of the party. A diva or Rockstar personality is the type to bring a bit of glitter to everything they do. When you’re around this person, everything gets a bit more interesting. On the flipside, this personality does not settle. They demand to be treated with respect and surrounded by luxury.  This personality likes to…

4 Surprisingly Affordable Luxury Vacations

4 Surprisingly Affordable Luxury Vacations

There’s nothing like a spot of luxury vacationing to make you feel like the 1%. Some people seem to be under the impression that you need vast amounts of wealth in order to be able to vacation in luxury, but that simply isn’t true. In the modern age, luxury vacations are becoming the norm rather than the exception, and you don’t need to dip into your savings to be able to afford them. No matter what kind of vacation you’re dreaming of, these four luxury vacation ideas are not only well within reach, they could see you jetting off for the vacation of a lifetime much sooner than you expected. Vacation like European Royalty Most people have dreamed of staying in a castle for their vacation, but the assumption is always that these are going to be very costly. That’s no longer the case, with websites offering a variety of…

How to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Monaco

How to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Monaco

A New Year’s Eve in Monaco guarantees a night to remember. From glamorous clubbing to festive dinners and fireworks, here are a few Monaco events to pave your way to a sparkling 2019. Take to the skies First of all, if you’re planning to spend New Year’s Eve in Monaco, why not make a celebrity-style entry aboard a helicopter? With the Principality’s helicopter company Monacair, you can enjoy a Monaco airport transfer from Nice airport for a little more than the cost of a taxi and you’ll be chauffeur-driven to your accommodation. If you’re already in Monaco, Monacair is offering a five-minute panoramic flight for just 35 euros per person until 6 January 2019. The tours are available every day except 25 December and 1 January, which means you can seize this opportunity on 31 January. Taking off from Monacair’s base at the sea-facing heliport in Fontvieille, you’ll fly from…

Domaine Des Malandes, A Winery Anchored In Tradition And Overflowing Energy

Domaine Des Malandes, A Winery Anchored In Tradition And Overflowing Energy

Domaine des Malandes is a family domaine that exploits 29 hectares of vines in Chablis. Their wines are appreciated for their freshness, finesse and minerality directly from the famous Kimmeridgian, unique subsoil of the Chablis vineyard. France has a fantastic terroir and Chablis is for sure one of the best places in the world for wine. Le Domaine Des Malandes, a Family Passion From Generation to Generation It all started after the Second World War, when André and Gabrielle Tremblay harvested their first grapes in 1949 in their vineyard “Fourchaume”. With great work and passion, they brought the domain up to 7Ha and handed it over to their daughter Lyne Marchive. She started her own winery in Chablis in 1973 and In 30 years she grew the number and the size of her vineyards, extended the winery and modernized the equipment. Lyne Marchive started traveling and exported her wines to Asia,…

Plan a Luxurious and Fun Log Cabin Holiday in Europe

Plan a Luxurious and Fun Log Cabin Holiday in Europe

If you’re planning a holiday close to nature, log cabin retreats are spot on. Not only are they cozy and comfortable, they are also made from renewable and natural materials. Combine these advantages with the beauty and serenity of the area plus the convenience and amenities of a luxuriously furnished timber home and you’re all set to enjoy one of the most amazing breaks you’ve ever had. Here’s a list of places to go for astounding log cabin holidays in Europe. Stay at the Val d’Herens, Switzerland Switzerland is known for its exquisite nature with lots of mountains, valleys and forests. It’s also renowned for its alpine resorts. An incredible place for a log cabin vacation is Val d’Herens, a valley at the canton of Valais. Surrounded by mountains, it is a popular starting point for expeditions.  La Dent Blanches and la Dent d’Herens are two peaks that are over 4,000 meters. Alpine history…

Suívie: Healthy Energy For Your Life – The Power Of Erva Mate

Suívie: Healthy Energy For Your Life – The Power Of Erva Mate

Suívie is a Swiss-Brazilian venture that stands for a healthy, balanced lifestyle, combining the best of two worlds: the vibrancy and “joie de vivre” from Brazil with the quality and purity from Switzerland. This month LuxuryActivist tried 2 main products from Suívie: The Suívie Lemon and Hibiscus Ice Tea The Suívie Tea – Erva Mate, Cinnamon, Star Anise and dried apple Suívie, It all start with Erva Mate… Erva mate is used to make a tea beverage known as mate in Spanish and Portuguese. But the drink is called other names in Portuguese, such as chimarrão and tererê/tereré when served cold. In English, the tea is frequently just called yerba mate. It is traditionally consumed in central and southern regions of South America, primarily in Paraguay, as well as in Argentina, Uruguay, southern and central-western Brazil, the Chaco region of Bolivia and southern Chile. It is also popular in the Druze community in Syria and…

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