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Why Overseas Nuptials offer a New Level of Luxury

Why Overseas Nuptials offer a New Level of Luxury

Planning a luxury wedding not only generates huge levels of stress between you and your partner, but it can also be seriously damaging to your bank balance. Therefore, couples are increasingly looking to alternate options to celebrate their special day. According to recent statistics, one in five UK couples are now choosing to tie the knot overseas, lured by the prospect of warmer weather and an idyllic backdrop against which they can exchange their vows. Overseas nuptials can offer a new level of luxury to your big day. Not only do most venues offer outstanding levels of service and attention to detail, but you will also come home with a tan. Organizing a wedding abroad is less stressful than you might think. Bespoke service, attention to detail, and even having your own team of wedding specialists such as those at Creative Destination Events on hand, are only some of the…

Friday Chronicle #21: an unexpected strip-tease at the airport

Friday Chronicle #21: an unexpected strip-tease at the airport

Every year, 1 billion people try a little strip-tease in front of the security check in airports all over the world. Like it or not, it is for the safety of everyone. Traveling is so easy nowadays but getting to a plane is complicate. Alone at the airport, it is your destiny So when you travel, you better have time and a good mood. When you take an early flight in which the take-off is planned for 07:35 am, this normally means you woke up around 04:15. Hopefully you have all prepared in the evening before. So when you get to the airport, you realize that the checkin is completely full automated. Where is the nice Lady with the nice hair and red lipstick? Gone. After you have registered your seat and luggage in the first check-in machine, you get to the luggage automated drop area. There you expect to…

Wysses Rössli in Schwyz. Gastronomy and Culture at 4 stars.

Wysses Rössli in Schwyz. Gastronomy and Culture at 4 stars.

Switzerland is a hidden treasure to be discovered in the heart of Europe. And inside this magnificent treasure, the Wysses Rössli Hotel is one of the key jewels. In this beautiful 4 stars Hotel you will discover a journey between Gastronomy and culture. Check it out. Located in the heart of Switzerland in the city of Schwyz, this amazing hotel deserves our admiration as it travelled through history and today is the witness of a great heritage. Since September 2008, the owners are Sepp & Ida Trütsch-Reichmuth. Since 1642 The first tracks about the Rössli in Schwyz take us to the 17th century when a great fire destroyed almost the entire city of schwyz, including the Gasthaus zum Rössli. Rebuilt, it crossed the centuries under the possession of different rich families. It was also the place in which several prominent guests decided to stay like the German writer Johann Wolfgang Goethe and…

Top 10 most expensive resorts in the world.

Top 10 most expensive resorts in the world.

Sometimes when you decide to book your holidays, you are just looking for a well deserved good rest. Naturally you wish to be in a nice place with great things surrounding you. At Luxuryactivist we have put in place a short guide of the top resorts in the world. The following infographics should give you a clear picture of top choices. They have a high price but you definitely deserve it. Your luxury holidays await you somewhere and we are happy to help you choose. All these places are chosen because of the luxury environment and the services they offer. Holidays have never been so stylish. Via: 888poker From Mexico to Canada and back to Bahamas or Middle-East, you will be amazed by these places that you need to do at least once in your life time. So, start your bookings as the Holiday season is about to start. LA…

Tips for Choosing the Best Day Spa

Tips for Choosing the Best Day Spa

Are you planning on spending a day at the spa? If so, you’re going to want to read all the advice and tips we have below to make sure you have a wonderful experience. Choosing the right day spa doesn’t need to be difficult – even if you want somewhere to relax and maybe take a nap while you wait for your massage appointment. Tips to ensure an enjoyable day spa experience Here’s a few things you can do to make sure you don’t spend too much money and that you receive everything you need to be able to relax and rejuvenate while making yourself look great at the same time. Call and confirm so that there will be no nasty shocks or surprises or when you learn the actual prices upon completion of treatment. Once satisfied, you should make an appointment that suits your schedule Ask for recommendations from…

Le Mirador Kempinski Lake Geneva – A dream on top of the Alps.

Le Mirador Kempinski Lake Geneva – A dream on top of the Alps.

There are hotels that are great addresses to stay. But Le Mirador Kempinski Lake Geneva is a dream come true. Sitting on top of the magnificence Swiss Alpinian landscapes and the famous Lake Geneva, the experience you will get here is as we say: “unique in your lifetime“. Every single thing about this amazing 5 stars palace will strike you. From the main reception desk entrance to all the different decoration details in the corridors, as well as in the rooms, restaurants and other installations. Everything is done to warmly welcome in a very contemporary luxury ambiance. Le Mirador Kempinski is part of the prestigious Hotel institution Kempinski. It is more than a simple label, it is a warranty of outstanding luxury lifestyle. Each Kempinski hotel around the world is completely part of the local history of the place. Guests enjoy the same level of excellence at your service all…

The luxury holiday destinations in Mexico you must visit

The luxury holiday destinations in Mexico you must visit

Mexico has long been considered the ultimate destination for high-end holidays. From the magnificent white sand beaches of the Caribbean to the stunning Pacific coast, the world-class mega cities, ancient ruins, delicious food and incredible hotels, holidays to Mexico offer absolutely everything the luxury jet-setter could possibly want. Boasting the 13th largest economy in the world, Mexico is not just peddling to tourists, the country is home to its own wealthy population who enjoy the first class accommodation, dining and activities from coast to coast. The following destinations are some of Mexico’s finest and a visit to any of them is sure to provide a memorable and incredible holiday. Cabo san Lucas Often referred to simply as ‘Cabo’, this Mexican gem sits at the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula. As a first class destination Cabo attracts all kinds, from celebrities to champion golfers to families. What they all have…

How to choose a short-term apartment in European cities

How to choose a short-term apartment in European cities

Sometimes finding where to go in Europe, it is hard. Many possibilities and not all are great. Check this interesting infographics that might help you making the best choice for you. To learn more, check this complete guide: guide to picking luxury vacation homes LA   Info sourced by the author for luxuryactivist.com. All content is copyrighted with no reproduction rights available.

“Made In Swiss” Reaches The Air

“Made In Swiss” Reaches The Air

The term ‘Made in Swiss’ carries a lot of meaning in terms of quality and class. Now the same Swiss quality is available in the domain of aviation as well. This month, a new SWISS non-stop flight ‘Airbus A340-300’ has been launched that connects Singapore to Switzerland. The airline with its origin in Switzerland makes sure that it fulfills the legacy worthy of the name. The service from SWISS is expected to be top notch and same applies for its performance. The SWISS ‘First’ and ‘Business’ goes an extra mile to impress. Singapore to Switzerland is a long flight with time duration of nearly 13 hours. This means that the comfort level has to be exceptional for luxury travelers. As far as the luxury perspective is concerned, the SWISS Business has flat beds which are two meters in length and have adjustable air cushions. Imagine the comfort of sleeping the moment the…

Paradizo Private Collection – Holidays with exclusive style.

Paradizo Private Collection – Holidays with exclusive style.

Time is money and when it comes to holidays you definitely wish to take the best out of it. Discover Paradizo Private Collection. A new holidays service in which you will find the destination of your dreams. All exclusive for members only. Paradizo Private collection is an exclusive service that offers to its members amazing destinations and experiences at privileged prices. You can find your self in Kenya, Ibiza or Chamonix in France in a clap of fingers, or should I say clicks. It is like having second homes everywhere without the painful obligation to maintain them. Imagine a MEMBERS-ONLY CLUB that offers its members EXCLUSIVE access to a hand-picked selection of private villas in UPSCALE DESTINATIONS, with the finest amenities and services, for your family holidays, weekend breaks with friends or corporate retreats. Check this amazing Villa in Ibiza called Villa Can Mar Ibiza. Do you imagine yourself, your…

International Fashion Trends For 2013

International Fashion Trends For 2013

The chances of meeting someone you already know may seem slim while traveling, but you’ll to be meeting a whole new bunch of people, even if it’s just the passengers on board with you on the plane. What better way is there to make a good impression on people you’re just about to meet for the first time, even if it is in passing, than to look fashion forward even on the go? Traveling doesn’t mean you’ve to sacrifice on fashion; looking and feeling good is your right wherever you go. Here are the top international fashion trends for 2013 1.  Shoes to Choose Traveling in style does not imply that you must wear something over the top. You can wear something that is comfortable yet in fashion so that you don’t get stressed out on that nine hour flight and even if you do, you do it in style….

Scoring a Professional Image: It’s a Tie!

Scoring a Professional Image: It’s a Tie!

You’re a professional guy. Confident. Successful. You’re about to leave for a business trip that includes everything from presenting a report to “casual” cocktail chats. And you have absolutely no idea what to pack. Hey, you’ve got some fashion smarts. You’re fully aware of the authoritative presence conferred by your business suit, not to mention the psychological benefit to you— you just feel more professional, powerful, in-control. You’re channeling Don Draper (of AMC’s Mad Men), in fact. But how do you translate Don’s 1960s adman look to a modern working wardrobe? Let’s take a closer look, not so much at the specific design details of the dapper Don’s executive style, but more at the overall concepts. • Think subtle. Stay away from bold colors, wildly-patterned shirts or ties, and exaggerated cuts. • Think sleek. For the suit, the key is in the fit; look for broader shoulders that taper to…

Aerial Photography Over the Big Apple

Aerial Photography Over the Big Apple

If you’re a photographer by passion or profession who hasn’t tried aerial photography, then you’re missing out on something. And if you are into it, then you know how amazing it can be. While there are many aerial views to capture in your camera, in this article we will be particularly talking about aerial pictures of the New York City taken from a plane or a helicopter. #1:Start With the Light Light is an important factor when it comes to aerial photography, so that’s where you start. What effect are you looking for? If you choose to shoot at noon (on a bright day) then you will have fewer shadows to play with. On the other hand, you will have a softer light if you choose to go for an overcast day. Depending on your subject’s orientation, your chosen side could be in shadow, which is naturally not appealing. So assuming that you…

Why it is Worth It: Upgrade Your Hotel to Luxury

Why it is Worth It: Upgrade Your Hotel to Luxury

A bad hotel or resort can completely ruin a vacation in short order. Unfortunately, many economy packages are cheaper for a reason. Balancing cheap air fare with an expensive hotel or resort can make a world of difference on a vacation. Here’s an overview of what you can expect when your upgrade your hotel: The Benefits of an Upgrade The whole point of going on a vacation to a foreign destination, such as South America, Europe, Southeast Asia, Russia or anywhere else that isn’t home is to relax and try new things. At the end of a long day of relaxation, touring or generally enjoying the new atmosphere, it is essential to have somewhere nice to rest. Even on vacation, when a person doesn’t get enough quality food and rest, things deteriorate quickly. All-inclusive resorts, for instance, sound like a fantastic idea. Pick out a cheap flight, and find a…

Clé Privée, rare experiences in Travel and Art – Confidential

Clé Privée, rare experiences in Travel and Art – Confidential

Clé Privée, “Private key in french”,  is an unique travel and discovery experience. It is the key to a collection of rare travel and art experiences, all beyond standards. It is one of the most original gifts you may find and it is a brilliant service for people seeking a high standard lifestyle. The principle is both simple and very exciting. You buy or you offer a key that gives access to specific places and experiences. You get a real qualitative key at home by post. The key has an unique number and thought it is personal. The team of Clé Privée has traveled the world in search of both well-known and hidden artisans whose works go beyond your imagination. You can connect to the company’s website: http://www.cleprivee.com and thanks to the code you find in your key, you can have the access to a edgy selection of places, restaurants and delightful…

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