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<b>The privacy and tranquility of Phuket’s luxury villas</b><p>Drone shot of Impiana Private Villas<p>It is true that luxury resorts usually focus on providing …

How+to+organise+the+best+hen+or+stag+getaway+to+Phuket

<b>Sleep: The best place to stay for a hen or stag do in Phuket</b><p>Impiana Resort Patong from above<p>Phuket is larger than you may think and you can easily …

Why+you+should+stay+in+Chaweng+when+you+visit+Koh+Samui

<b>Koh Samui</b> is well known for the many very <b>high-end resorts</b> on the island and the fact that it has the highest amount of seafront properties of any …

Golden Chariot Train review, the only luxury train in South India

<i>Once in a Lifetime Journey was invited to join the Golden Chariot Train as part of the Great India Blog Train Journey. As always, all opinions are</i> …

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Definitive Guide to the Garden Route, South Africa (maps included!)

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Review of Cempedak Private Island

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A detailed comparison of the best luxury trains in India

<i>This article contains affiliate links. If you click and make a purchase I will make a commission at no extra cost to you.</i><p><b>The history of luxury trains</b> …

Blog Income Report for February 2018

<b>The book: 30 Proven ways to make money online with or without a blog</b><p>I am hyper proud to say that I finally received the proof for the book in …

[Tested] Nustay: Members-only site offers <72% discount on luxury hotels

<i>This is an advertorial post written in collaboration with Nustay who reached out to me to test the site and share my thoughts with my readers and</i> …

Winter sun destinations: 10 top trips

Best for beach lovers: Phu Quoc, Vietnam<p>Lying just off the coast of Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand, Phu Quoc is the kind of place backpackers used to congratulate themselves on finding. But for those of us who don’t have the luxury of taking a gap year, tour operator Tui has just launched the …

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Christmas Island – the next big thing in travel? Home to Chinese, Indians and Malays, it’s a fascinating mix of cultures | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

From the terrace of the Lucky Ho restaurant, in the Poon Saan district of The Settlement, Christmas Island’s only town, all looks well. The …

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Costa Rica's Best Resorts -- From Pérez Zeledón To Papagayo

Costa Rica has long been Central America’s most popular destination among luxury travelers for its well-appointed resorts, spectacular biodiversity and friendly locals. “Costa Rica started early, but also developed the right plan,” says Rob Harper, business development director at Namu Travel …

Central America

Should you honeymoon in the Maldives or Bora Bora?

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Are you well travelled? If you've visited one of these countries, you're doing OK

Half the fun of globetrotting is telling all and sundry about your adventures. But for undisputed bragging rights, Spain simply won't do. More Britons go there each year (8,550,000, according to ONS figures) than any other country on Earth.<p>Nor will Greece, visited by 2,071,000 of us, Mexico …

Southern Africa

‘Kathmandu is still a place of magic’: Sir Chris Bonington

<b>My first sight of Kathmandu and the Himalayas was in 1960</b> as part of Lt Col Jimmy Roberts’s expedition – we made the first successful ascent of Annapurna II. At 7,937 metres, it’s a superb peak that’s just short of what mountaineers see as the magical height: 8,000 metres.<p><b>Arriving in Kathmandu was</b> …

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Airstream's Iconic Trailer Just Got a Luxurious Upgrade (Video)

For those who want to enjoy the great outdoors in comfort.<p>Airstream, North America's longest-tenured RV manufacturer, has just unveiled a luxurious …

Airstream

This Man Quit His Job at Morgan Stanley to Embrace His Obsession With Air Miles — And He Now Flies First Class for a Living

How he manages to fly in some of the fanciest first class cabins for virtually no pay.<p>No one likes a bargain like Brian Kelly, a prolific air-mile …

The 20 best hotels in Europe 2017

Some of the hotels in this Top 20 have been winners since the Readers' Travel Awards began - perennial favourites such as Le Sirenuse in Positano. …

The high-rise apartments of the animal kingdom - CNN Video

Much of Madagascar was beneath the sea millions of years ago, making its landscape today one of the most awe-inspiring ones found on Earth. Catch "The Wonder List" on CNN Saturdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

15 places to stay that will blow your child’s mind

These enchanting islands are Europe's best-kept secret

Situated in the heart of the Gulf Stream in the North Atlantic Ocean, there is a windswept world where the grass is so electric green, the terrain so …

These Fleeting Natural Wonders Are Worth Planning Your Next Vacation Around

The world’s most dramatic sights are all about timing.<p>“You should have been here last week!”<p>They're the words you never want to hear when you've …

15 beautiful photographs that will convince you to rewrite your bucket list

5 Reasons Learning Spanish in Peru is the best option

<b>1. Affordability of l</b><b>earning Spanish in Peru</b><p>Peru is one of the most affordable places to learn Spanish, especially compared to other Latin American …

Feeling like an Emperor at Aman Summer Palace in Beijing

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3 Luxury Hotel and Car Packages to Consider for Your Next Trip

A trip can be made better with a little time behind the wheel. No matter how nice the hotel is — no matter how much you might never want to leave — …

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Qantas Now Has a Pillow Menu to Make First Class Even Fancier

Sometimes unlimited champagne and lie-flat beds just aren’t enough.<p>Now passengers on Qantas flights can make first class even classier by choosing …

Orient Express: Japan Rolls Out Luxury Train Tours - WSJ

By<p>Suryatapa Bhattacharya<p>Suryatapa Bhattacharya<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@SuryatapaB<p>Google+<p>Suryatapa.Bhattacharya@wsj.com<p>ABOARD THE ROYAL EXPRESS—Its bathrooms are gold-plated, its ceilings are made of German-stained glass and a violinist plays in the sycamore wood-paneled lounge.<p>It also moves …

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Inside the ruins of one of Africa’s first 5-star hotels

The Ducor hotel in Monrovia, Liberia, used to attract the world's rich and famous. Could it still play a part in Liberia's future?<p><i>Video produced by Trystan Young and Daniel South.</i><p><i>Listen to World Service's Newsday programme</i> on the BBC iPlayer