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Europe’s top 9 private jet airports
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Private jets have access to over 3,000 airports in Europe, but which airports are most popular with private jet users? We look at the busiest airports in Europe based on the number of movements (landing and take-offs) throughout the year by private jet. Although Paris Le Bourget is top of the list with the most […] The post Europe’s top 9 private jet airports appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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Discover the secrets of the Terracotta Army
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Discovering the secrets of the Terracotta Army By David Moore In 1974 a poor farmer named Mr. Yang was digging a new well in his field when a head rolled out of the earth landing at his feet, followed by an arm, hand outstretched, as if trying to grasp him. He ran in terror believing his ancestors had returned from the afterlife to punish him. He returned later that day supported by two other farmers and they began to dig. What they found was the start of one of the most extraordinary archaeological finds in history, eight thousand Terracotta Warriors protecting the vast 2200-year-old tomb of the first emperor Qin Shi Huang. He of the Qing Dynasty who built the Great Wall. First emperor of the Terracotta army He is known as the Emperor of Two Miracles: the Great Wall and the Warriors. But he also stopped the civil war, unified the country, created a single currency and a common language, invented chrome-plating technology, built high-speed roads and dug canals to connect th [...]
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Luxury Christmas vacations: 5 amazing yachting destinations this Winter
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If you’re making plans to celebrate Christmas and the New Year away from home then a luxury yacht charter in one of these five fantastic destinations could be exactly what you’re looking for: Not only do you have complete privacy on board and a personalised service, you can also choose a vessel with amenities to […] The post Luxury Christmas vacations: 5 amazing yachting destinations this Winter appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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Vegan delights in Paris and London
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Being based in Southeast Asia we get limited opportunities to visit Europe, but instead spend our time lusting after the vegan food and vegan friendly luxury hotels that we read about online. So when given the chance of a whistle stop tour of Paris and London during which time we would get to live out […] The post Vegan delights in Paris and London appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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5 places to visit in Andalucía
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Andalucía has so much to offer. There is delicious food, splendid sunshine for much of the year and many cultural delights to enjoy. The scenery is also dynamic. This part of Spain is home to beautiful mountain ranges, as well as long stretches of coastline. Some of the beaches are untouched while others are occupied […] The post 5 places to visit in Andalucía appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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Luxury: a perspective from the rainforest
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The word luxury usually conjures up images of decadence and comfort for most of us. That may be a bit extreme, but luxury is usually tied to ideas of power and wealth. Success dictates the level of luxury we have in our lives. The more successful you are, the greater level of luxury you can […] The post Luxury: a perspective from the rainforest appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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Latin America’s best stargazing spots
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With the luxury of wide-open spaces in spectacularly remote locations, the rural hideaways of Latin America’s varied geography lie under some of the clearest skies on planet earth. From the arid deserts of northern Chile to the tropical wetlands of western Brazil, travellers seeking the bliss of isolation in the countryside are also treated to […] The post Latin America’s best stargazing spots appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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Discover South Africa’s amazing KwaZulu-Natal province
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Kruger, Cape Town and the Garden Route are undeniably the most popular destinations for first-time visitors to South Africa, however the more adventurous traveller will find many wonderful places to explore in other parts of this vast country. Top of the list of less-visited gems is KwaZulu-Natal. Whilst South Africans from Jo’burg have long escaped […] The post Discover South Africa’s amazing KwaZulu-Natal province appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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Amazon experiences for the adventure traveller
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The mighty Amazon. The largest river in the world by volume of water and the second largest in length. The dense and impenetrable tropical rainforest it runs through is one of the most biodiverse places on the planet. It’s the lungs of our planet, the land of the lost city of El Dorado, a place […] The post Top Amazon experiences for the adventure traveller appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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5 reasons why it’s time to visit the Azores
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Just a few years ago, the Azores started appearing in a handful of publications and articles with titles like, “remote islands that no one knows about” and “Europe’s Best Kept Secret.” Many people, especially North Americans could not point out this archipelago on a map. But for those in the know, the thought of a […] The post 5 reasons why it’s time to visit the Azores appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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Mountain biking in the Lake District: Gamblesmire loop
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Starting just outside the Lake District National Park in the centre of the market town of Kendal, this mountain bike ride enjoys a mixture of mostly quiet roads and a variety of off-road terrain. We tackled the route on the robust Ridgeback MX4, an entry level mountain bike fitted with Shimano gearing and capable of […] The post Mountain biking in the Lake District: Gamblesmire loop appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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