Luxury Travel

Luxury Travel

Adare Manor in Ireland is one of our favorite places.

“Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage.”

–Paulo Coelho

Whether you’re a high-roller in Macau or a jet-setter in Monaco or stepping out in Miami Beach, luxury travel is a world unto itself. From high-end cruise ships to yachts on the high-seas, from luxurious trains to private island villas, from five-star resorts to glamorous safaris, traveling like the rich and famous is not only fun, but is within reach of many because of the sharing economy. The multifaceted world of luxury travel is constantly changing as exclusivity, uniqueness and privacy shape this most demanding form of travel. A fine dine experience in a world class hotel definitely is worth every penny, don’t be ashamed to splurge for a high end travel experience.

  • Explore the remarkable journey of Mathilde Thomas and Dr. Joseph Vercauteren, who harnessed the anti-aging power of grape seeds to create the renowned Caudalie skincare line. Discover the world of vinotherapy and luxurious wine spas that help you turn back the hands of time.

  • The stately manor that dates back to 1804 is the residence of the Bhanj Deo royal family that had ruled the princely state of Mayurbhanj in eastern India

  • Since pre-Colombian times, the Amazon has been the source of intrigue for outsiders, from daydreams of riverboat adventures to nightmares of shrunken heads.

  •   If you’ve set off on a euro trip anytime in your life, you’ve probably visited some of the most-frequented countries on the continent: France, Spain, Italy, or the United Kingdom, just to name a few. However, many travelers tend to skip over the locations that elicit some of the most unique experiences. This holds true for the tiny microstate or second-smallest country in the world, Monaco, a highly underrated destination that is not only one of the most glamorous little places in the world, but one that's also extremely rich in history. Now that I’ve got your attention, let’s look at a few must-see historical landmarks to add to your itinerary for your next getaway. Most people are familiar with Monaco’s modern-day glam represented by fast cars and flashy gowns, but the country has a long, rich history Prince’s Palace Visiting the Prince’s Palace, located in Monaco’s old town, will [...]

  • Maui is the second largest island in Hawaii and undoubtedly is a paradise in a lot of aspects. Maui is not Disneyland so for best enjoyment and safety, a trip to this Hawaiian island requires some planning.   This article offers some helpful tips to guide you to planning your trip of a lifetime to Maui. Choose the Right Time of the Year First things first, you will have to decide what of the year and month is best suited for your requirements. Plus, you need to keep in mind your budget and weather conditions of the island. There are times in the year when the ticket prices are relatively less as compared to the rest of the year. During the off-season, which is March-May and September-November, you will discount tickets and rooms. If your budget bounds you, then that time would be perfect for you to plan your trip. Decide [...]

  •   If you like the idea of spending the night at a castle, you can live like royalty when you rent out a palace suite in Jaipur. Visit India in November, and you can book a suite on Airbnb in its 300-year-old City Palace of Jaipur, which is the home of the royal family. On Nov. 23, the Gudliva Suite will be open to outside guests thanks to Highness Maharaja Sawai Padmanabh Singh, who becomes the first king to be an Airbnb host. The suite is found in a private area of the palace, and it comes with a lounge, bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and private swimming pool. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, who founded Jaipur, had the palace built in the 1700s, and today is a representation of the 18th-century Rajput architecture. Its inside is ordained with decorative chambers, large reception halls, gilded wall decorations, carvings, etc. Besides the royal [...]

  • Outpost, a luxury pop-up camp, has been set up in Aysen, which is a remote area of northern Patagonia, to help people reach some of Chile’s less traveled tourist locations. Travel company Upscale is responsible for coming up with the camp. The goal is to change how visitors) experience the country in South America. The majority of people tend to visit areas such as Torre del Paine National Park and the Colchagua Valley wine region. Outpost will give these individuals a chance to explore other parts of Chile they never considered initially. Aysen provides an experience like no other with its authentic experiences. Guests can spend their time hiking or fly-fishing. They can partake in various adventures of the Patagonia National Park, which extends across 65,000 acres of the Chacabuco Valley and adjacent Tamango and Jeinimeni National Reserves. The camp moves around to various locations, accommodating up to 16 people [...]

  • As the birthplace and childhood home of Queen Victoria and the current home of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children, Kensington Palace is a place of fascinating insight into the British Royal Family.

  • In the past four decades of its existence, Hello Kitty has grown in popularity emerging as a global marketing phenomenon that ranks close to $7bn a year. The product was coined and brought into existence by the Japanese company Sanrio, the white bobtail kitty has been etched onto almost every imaginable fashion accessory, from jewelry, bags, and shoes to phones, laptops and contact lenses. Now, fans of one of Japan’s most popular half- Japanese and half-English kitty are being treated to the opportunity of having the Kauai kitty as their next glamping partner. An upscale resort, The Grand Chariot Hokutoshichisei has converted one of its 23 individual cabins (or “cocoons” as they are commonly referred to) into a homage to everyone’s favorite pink-bowed kitty. A cottage that evokes the world of Hello Kitty from bedspreads, wall art, throw pillows, and even luxurious bath salts that bear Hello Kitty’s likeness. Other [...]

  • Ever dreamed of sleeping under the sea? Well, your window of opportunity has just opened up. The world’s first ever underwater hotel residence was recently opened in the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island by Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton. Through residency’s aspiring display of design, architecture, and technology, guests are urged to dive deep below the surface of the Indian Ocean and experience luxury travel like never before. The Muraka, Maldives The villa was named “Muraka” which means “coral” in Dhivehi, the native language in the Maldives. The name pays homage to how the residency embraces its surroundings and peacefully rests along the ocean floor. This ground-breaking underwater hotel residence is a two-story luxury villa in Maldives that sits more than 16 feet below sea level. The Muraka brings to life luxury travel with its unique flare. Its lavish commodities include an infinity pool, private gym and bar, and butler’s quarters. [...]

  • There are always many exciting things to do on vacation when you have the money to spend. Monte Carlo is a place that often comes to mind when you think about extravagance and a good time. Regardless of what your idea of holiday relaxation or recreation might be, chances are you won’t be disappointed here. The fabulous principality sure is a land of glamor that many prominent individuals and celebrities have made a home. Indeed, it might be one of the most recognizable locations for luxury travel associated with wealth, glare and high class. But that does not mean only the rich can have fun in Monaco, nor will it bankrupt anyone who tries. Even a not-too-thorough-internet research provides a few noteworthy pieces of advice on how to explore Monte Carlo without having a big budget. One way to do it is attending a special event, and they come in [...]

  • What first comes to mind when you think of a luxury travel experience? Perhaps it's an extended shopping trip through the ritziest corners of Paris. Maybe it's a decadent blowout in Las Vegas or a decadent period of rest on the most exclusive resorts in the Caribbean. Whatever it is, it's very doubtful that a cruise is the first thing that came to mind. Embarking on a cruise trip typically conjures up images of being stacked shoulder-to-shoulder with retirees, sleeping in a rather Spartan, windowless cabin, and endless amounts of reheated buffet food. This, however, may no longer be the case in the near future. A trend is emerging across the travel industry which is seeing the idea of an extended luxury cruise becoming an ever more popular option for those with some cash to burn. This is because the industry is changing what it means to embark on a [...]