Considered the ultimate yachting destination in the world, the spectacular coastlines, secluded beaches and seaside towns of the French Riviera attract the crème de la crème. Picturesque, natural beauty is dotted with world-class restaurants and nightlife hotspots, making for a sought-after and diverse cosmopolitan lifestyle.
For those who are looking to buy a superyacht, the exclusivity of owning such a luxury item is a large part of the appeal, and nowhere else in the world draws the elite and glamorous like the French Riviera.
Would you like to combine the love of wine with the love of travel? It is easy to do with these incomparable wine experiences around the world.
The vibrant and historical city of Budapest runs along the Danube River.
India was once mostly a backpacker destination associated with poverty and strife, but these days it is becoming known for the superb luxury experiences it has to offer. There are several excellent hotels that have been constructed in India, offering palatial surroundings, high end amenities and international standards of service and luxury.
Many of the best luxury resorts in India feature stunning surroundings, luxurious ambiance, exotic locations, ancient spa therapies and much more.
Have you ever simply fallen in love with a travel destination? Some locations are more lovable than others and Cornwall is one that has captured the hearts of many visitors from all over the world.
Cornwall is lovable for many reasons, including its long and beautiful coastline covered in beaches, its amazing scenery and its fascinating Celtic heritage that includes tales of pirates and smuggling.
For many of us, cooking is a frequent necessity or a pastime we get to indulge in during the evenings and weekends. Chefs however – especially those aiming for Michelin star success – spend virtually the entirety of their waking lives in the kitchen, and in some cases that might even be from 7.15 in the morning to 1am the next day.
For the passionate photographer, finding the most beautiful sights to capture on film can turn into something of an addiction. There are so many gorgeous places in this world that are just begging to be photographed, where you can find interesting sites to point your camera at around every corner. Here are some ideas for photogenic destinations:
Focus your lens on the towering minarets of the Blue Mosque as they reach up into the sky or snap away at the Grand Bazaar capturing a whirlwind of colours and textures.
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It might come as a bit of surprise, but there really aren’t that many museums that will allow you to tour during the night. Those that stay open until the 8pms or 9pms are in great abundance, but very few provide the opportunity for their guests to take advantage of the otherwise deserted corridors of history.
There are all manner of locations around the world that claim their most redeeming factor is their collection of luxurious, all-included, 5-star hotels. That it may be, but how many of us actually consider the status of a hotel over the location in which it is situated? In light of this ‘problem’, we have a look at some of the planet’s most attractive places to stay that are more than, well, just places to stay.
There are those hotels around the world that offer maximum privacy, complete with their own infinity pools, terraces, dining rooms, or in some cases, wine cellars. But none of them can lay a finger on a little something that breaches that exclusive sphere called ‘ultimate luxury’. That little something is the world of private islands, and they’re as close as you might ever get to being prime authority in a world of your own.
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Long running disputes are by no means alien to the world of food and drink, and the Old World/New World discussion when it comes to wine making has rarely shown any signs of concluding. Indeed, it has been a centrepiece of discussion for decades and ever since the New World wines started making a name for themselves.