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Innovative Ways to Live in Luxury on Your Travels

Innovative Ways to Live in Luxury on Your Travels

Traveling is something that most people dream of doing during their lifetime, with solo travelers, families, and romantic trips making up much of the holiday market. Yet, what people truly dream of is living in luxury when they are away. You may be used to having luxury trips at your fingertips, but there may also come a time when you are looking for something new, where you can truly live your best life during your stay. Luckily, there have been many new ways recently that people have been using to explore the luxury travel world. To ensure your next trip oozes as much luxury as the last, make sure you take note of these innovative tips. Change your car Lots of people love how they can escape from their usual lives when they are on vacation. This can sometimes mean reinventing yourself for a few days or weeks when you…

Flying onto the rich list: 2018’s most expensive airports

Flying onto the rich list: 2018’s most expensive airports

More of us are travelling by air than ever before — the latest International Air Transport Association (IATA) statistics show a rise in global air passenger demand of 7.6 per cent for 2017 compared to the previous year. And to match this, there’s a natural drive to expand and improve existing hubs or create brand new airports that take the strain from older counterparts. Airport construction is complex, creative and expensive — so here are 2018’s most expensive airports. Terminal 4, Changi International Airport The latest addition to Singapore’s Changi Airport has only been open for a few months — but it’s already won praise for outstanding customer experience. Its Fast and Seamless Travel (FAST) system is making travel super-efficient, with 50 automated bag-drop machines and 65 check-in kiosks. Attractions: new fans claim it’s the world’s most luxurious air terminal — it features an interactive Heritage Zone for history buffs, street food stalls,…

The Dos and Don’ts of a Great Vacation

The Dos and Don’ts of a Great Vacation

If you’re planning on taking a wonderful luxury summer vacation this year, you will need to plan well in advance. Last-minute vacations can be fun, but it is unlikely that you’ll be able to have your pick of the best hotels and flight times, and that can have an impact on the overall vacation. Here are some excellent dos and don’ts to ensure you have the most wonderful vacation and enjoy every second of it. Dress For The Trip If you’re traveling somewhere exotic and hot, it can be tempting to dress ready for your final destination in sandals and shorts. You might even leave your jacket or coat behind. The problem is that your trip might not be quite so warm and you could end up sitting on a plane for six, seven, eight hours (or even longer) in the freezing cold. This is especially true if you are…

Turn Your Trips into Extended Adventures: How to Have More Time (and Money) to Travel

Turn Your Trips into Extended Adventures: How to Have More Time (and Money) to Travel

We’ve talked about a lot of interesting travel destinations to visit, plenty of cuisines to try and the best tips to help you enjoy your trips more. Although going on short trips is always exciting, sometimes, a long adventure is what you really need. Unfortunately, not all of us are lucky enough to have the time – and money – to go on extended trips. This article will cover some of the things you can do to turn your short trips into longer adventures. Go on a Work-Study-Holiday A lot of countries now offer a WHV, or Working Holiday Visa, which allows you to travel across the country while working at the same time. You can pick up smaller jobs as you backpack through a country of your choice; this allows you to earn money as you travel, which in turn will help you extend your time in the country…

Essential Equipment for Awesome Travel Photos

Essential Equipment for Awesome Travel Photos

With today’s digital camera technology, it is almost impossible to take a bad picture. Whether you are going to the beaches of Hawaii, the mountains of Colorado or anything in between, taking snapshots will help you remember your trips for years to come. If you’re planning a trip and are in the market for a new camera, here are a few things to consider before making the purchase. All-In-One Cameras Size is often a major factor when deciding which camera to buy. Compared to a traditional digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera, an all-in-one camera can do everything a DSLR can do while being housed in a body a fraction of the size. Sony’s line of cameras come loaded with many features in a small camera body that’s easy to travel with. If you have a little more room in your bag for something larger than a point and shoot, the RX10 Mk…

Fine Dining close to the Côte d’Azur Marinas

Fine Dining close to the Côte d’Azur Marinas

On a luxury yacht charter, experience the finest cuisine prepared by top chefs, both onboard and on land. Explore different culinary experiences as your vessel cruises between marinas. The French Riviera has one of the greatest concentrations of Michelin-starred restaurants in the world, so fine dining in Côte d’Azur marinas is an unforgettable gourmet journey through a world of super-chefs, superb ingredients and stunning dining locations. From the dizzying three Michelin star heights of Monaco and Saint Tropez to the highly celebrated restaurants of Cannes and Antibes, here are our top picks for fine dining near Côte d’Azur marinas. Monaco: 3-star: The glittering principality of Monaco is awash in Michelin-starred restaurants, but the ultimate culinary crown is held by the Louis XV-Alain Ducasse at the iconic Hotel de Paris. Alain Ducasse was the first hotel restaurant on earth to be awarded three Michelin stars in 1990—and it has retained all…

How to Finance a Luxury Holiday with Ease

How to Finance a Luxury Holiday with Ease

You know how it starts: you look through your Instagram feed and holiday envy kicks in when you see photos of idyllic sun-kissed beaches and swaying palm trees. A week in Benidorm doesn’t feel half as attractive when you flick through pages of luxury holidays in Bali or the British Virgin Islands. The good news is that it isn’t difficult to finance a luxury holiday. With the right planning, you and your travel companions can be jetting off on a no expense spared trip of a lifetime. And here’s how!

Three Winter Travel Ideas to Help You Beat Those Holiday Blues

Three Winter Travel Ideas to Help You Beat Those Holiday Blues

Just because the weather is getting colder doesn’t mean you have to stay inside. Summer vacations are fun and all, but you’re probably really in need of a seriously stress-busting vacation before or after dealing with the insanity of the holidays. Here are some of the best U.S. destinations for beating the winter blues and embracing the wintertime vacation of your dreams.