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Taking a Break
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Hello, I just wanted to pop on here today to let you know that I’m taking a break from the blog. I had initially planned to just slope off quietly, but I’ve been blogging here on environmental issues for nearly 7 years. I know that some of you have been reading along for a large part of this time, so it didn’t feel right to just disappear into the ether. I will be back at some point. Right now though there’s something more pressing in my personal life that needs my full attention, so I won’t be updating the blog, or my social media channels, or answering emails at this time. The blog takes up a lot of my time and energy that needs to be elsewhere at the moment, and I hope you can understand. The blog and all its archives will stay here though – it’s not going anywhere, so feel free to have a good search if there is something in particular that you are looking for. In the meantime, you can sign up to my free mailing list, and I [...]
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Beyond LEGOLAND®: why Carlsbad, California is the ultimate destination for the whole family
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As multigenerational travel continues to trend, families want to visit destinations where there are activities to satisfy everyone from toddlers to grandparents. A recent study by the U. S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation reported that Gen Z influences $600 billion of family spending, playing a pivotal role in the decision to take family trips. What […] The post Beyond LEGOLAND®: why Carlsbad, California is the ultimate destination for the whole family appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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Many different carnivals in Brazil: 7 destinations to listen to the sound of nature
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The most famous and celebrated popular festival in Brazil, Carnival has become, over the centuries, one of the major cultural events, annually drawing thousands of revelers to different cities. The whole country transforms itself in the carnival season, with endless possibilities of fun from North to South, including numerous street carnival blocks and groups in […] The post Many different carnivals in Brazil: 7 destinations to listen to the sound of nature appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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The ultimate list: 100 things to do in the Galapagos Islands
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Galapagos is not only known for its huge contribution to Darwin´s Theory of Evolution, back in the 16th century, but also for its fragile ecosystem and harsh conditions of the archipelago. Therefore, the National Park Directorate has set a series of rules that every visitor and local must follow. Not in vain, the first rule […] The post The ultimate list: 100 things to do in the Galapagos Islands appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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A catered ski chalet is the perfect choice for a corporate ski trip
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There is nothing like a corporate ski trip to get to know your best clients, reward your top-performing staff or for a department weekend away. Ski trips live long in the memory and its vital that your guests look back on your event with fond and not bitter memories. That means booking a fully staffed […] The post A catered ski chalet is the perfect choice for a corporate ski trip appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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Top 5 wine estates to stay in South Africa
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The Western Cape of South Africa attracts tourists from all corners of this globe, and for good reason. One of the main attractions at the winelands and who doesn’t like great wines, amazing food and beautiful landscapes? Some of the wine estates offer accommodation which rivals the quality and finesse which you can find in […] The post Top 5 wine estates to stay in South Africa appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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Top 5 ski resort for celebrities
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I guess one of the appeals of skiing for celebrities is that on the slopes they can be anonymous. They can don a helmet and a pair of goggles and easily blend in with the common folk in the chairlift queue and on the piste. It must be refreshing for the rich and famous to be able to go […] The post Top 5 ski resort for celebrities appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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Photograph of the week: Borobudur Temple, Indonesia
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Standing in the middle of the grandeur that is Borobudur, it’s hard to believe that this massive temple was ever ‘hidden’. Covering an area of ​​15,129 square metres, reaching 10 levels and 42 metres into the sky, if the walls of this, the largest Buddhist temple in the world, were arranged in a straight line […] The post Photograph of the week: Borobudur Temple, Indonesia appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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The Amazon is under siege
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There are many different groups of indigenous people who live within the green walls of the Amazon rainforest, which spans nine countries in South America. These self-sufficient communities, each with their own individual language and culture, have called the rainforest home for millennia and have done so by living within their means thanks to the […] The post The Amazon is under siege appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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What to expect in an Icelandic winter – the good, the bad and the stormy
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“Memories are made from experiences, not from pictures.” This month’s post was started while cuddled up under a big blanket, stuck indoors during the first ever Red rated storm in Iceland’s history. However, this post was also completed two days later while chilling out in a cafe under perfectly blue skies and not a whisper […] The post What to expect in an Icelandic winter – the good, the bad and the stormy appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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Top 22 hotel pools in Fuerteventura
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To some hotel guests, nothing beats a refreshing dip in a hotel’s swimming pool. With this in mind, we’ve looked at 5-star and 4-star hotels in Fuerteventura with welcoming, and attractive pool areas, where you can enjoy some relaxation. From hotels with beachside pools, to pools with spectacular views.  From activity pools for children, to […] The post Top 22 hotel pools in Fuerteventura appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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Short stay: Paschoe House, Devon, UK
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Michelin inspectors are keeping a close eye on Paschoe House’s stratospheric rise into foodie heaven. Since its opening in August 2017, Paschoe House has been on a soaring trajectory, awarded 5 stars by the AA for its discrete luxury and on the verge of a third AA rosette for its imaginative cuisine. It’s a phoenix […] The post Short stay: Paschoe House, Devon, UK appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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Do I need a visa to visit Japan?
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Whether it’s the modern skyscrapers of Tokyo or the old geisha traditions of Kyoto that draw you, or something else altogether, Japan is sure to offer you one of the richest and most rewarding travel experiences. The country is enjoying the global spotlight currently, what with the Rugby World Cup and the Tokyo Olympics, but […] The post Do I need a visa to visit Japan? appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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