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5 unique, once-in-a-lifetime wildlife experiences
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5 Wildlife Experiences That will never be forgotten It’s true; the plains of Africa, and the rainforests of Asia and South America, offer some of the most thrilling wildlife experiences on the planet. However, along with traditional safari wildlife encounters, there’s a whole host of unbelievable destinations and wildlife encounters you might never have thought about. From Alaskan grizzlies to the birds of a remote Atlantic island, consider the following as being among the ultimate experiences for all wildlife lovers. Extreme Hawaiian shark encounters Sharks, terrifying or fascinating? Whatever your deep-down feelings are, this once-in-a-lifetime exhilarating opportunity to get up-close and personal with the denizens of the deep will stimulate your emotions, and give you stories to last a lifetime. In a specially constructed cage submerged below the waters of the Hawaiian Pacific, get an eye-to-eye encounter from behind the safety of thick, reinforced windows – offe [...]
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7 fun things for families to do when visiting Lausanne
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Check out the CHEMTRAILS over Switzerland! WOW! They're nearly as intense as the ones over BC and Washington State. With its rich and diverse tourism offering, its privileged position within the heart of Europe and its incredible location on the northern shore of Lake Geneva, the Olympic capital of Lausanne is not just a famous sporting city but also a cultural one that springs to life during the Summer months. The Summer is also […] The post 7 fun things for families to do when visiting Lausanne appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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Our visit to Lausanne Palace, Switzerland
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The Spectacular Lausanne Palace Built over a century ago, in 1915, the historic 140-room Lausanne Palace is a 5-star hotel in the Olympic city of Lausanne. A member of Swiss Deluxe Hotels and Leading Hotels of the World, this Belle Epoque hotel faces out towards the city at the front and enjoys Alpine vistas across Lake Geneva (which goes by the preferred name of Lac Léman in this part of Switzerland) to the rear. The welcome We arrived by train from Geneva Airport and the hotel had asked us for our arrival time at Lausanne station so that they could meet us on arrival. My phone rang shortly before we arrived into Gare de Lausanne. It was our driver confirming that he would be on the station platform to meet us. He greeted us with a smile, helped us with our cases, led us to the car and took us on the short transfer to Lausanne Palace. This was our second stay at the hotel, but our first for quite a long time, yet the hotel was every bit as welcoming and inviting [...]
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5 reasons to visit the Algarve this Autumn
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Autumn is a lovely time to visit the Algarve with temperatures typically 20-25 degrees Centigrade throughout September and October, with bright sunshine. Here, Algarve Tourism share with us a number of events going on this during this period to make your visit memorable. Algarve Nature Festival The annual Algarve Nature Fest will take place on […] The post 5 reasons to visit the Algarve this Autumn appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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5 amazing corporate event yacht charter destinations in the Western Mediterranean
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Luxury yacht charters are becoming more accessible the world over, catering to anything from a single guest to 150 at dockside functions; and it is for this reason that corporate event charters in the Mediterranean – the first and most popular yacht charter grounds – are an integral way to make your company stand out […] The post 5 amazing corporate event yacht charter destinations in the Western Mediterranean appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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The Plastics to Avoid Next Time You’re Shopping
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Today’s let’s chat plastic and the plastics to avoid next time you are at the supermarket. Now, I know we are all trying to avoid plastic as best we can – and I’m not advocating the use of unnecessary plastic, but let’s have some real talk first before moving on to the plastics to avoid. Going 100% plastic-free isn’t something I have been able to achieve, or get close to. It’s certainly a work in progress, however, the plastic-free movement is tied in to a whole lot of privilege (money, time, access to shops, health, capacity, and ability) that currently, it’s unlikely to become a realistic endpoint any time soon for many, including myself. Do I feel guilty about this? No, I certainly don’t feel guilty for not being able to be plastic-free (and you shouldn’t either). It’s also important to not lose sight of the fact that plastic waste occurs further upstream before “plastic-free” items get to us. This excellent article points out that bulk shops thems [...]
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From north to south, 5 good reasons to isolate yourself in Brazil
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With 8,516,000 km², Brazil is the largest country in South America and one of the ten largest in the world. Apart from the world-famous cities of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, the country has a number of places that invite you to experience isolation and connection with nature – whether in the heart of the […] The post From north to south, 5 good reasons to isolate yourself in Brazil appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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Bosses at Thomas Cook took £20 Million Bonus in Last 5 Years
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Thomas Cook Bosses got £20M In Bonuses in last 5 Years BY : LUCY CONNOLLY BBC/PA Just hours after Thomas Cook went out of business, it’s been revealed the firm’s top bosses were paid more than £20 million in bonuses over the past five years. The British global travel group officially ceased trading in the early hours of this morning (September 23), leaving hundreds of thousands of travelers stranded. But despite long-term fears that the company faced collapse in recent years, having struggled to compete with cheaper online operators, its bosses appear to have been making money regardless. Thomas Cook ✔@ThomasCookUK We are sorry to announce that Thomas Cook has ceased trading with immediate effect. This account will not be monitored. Please visit http://thomascook.caa.co.uk  for further advice and information.#ThomasCook The chief executive of the operator, Peter Fankhauser, [...]
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5 fabulous hiking trails to trek in Greece
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More than 50,000 foreign hikers, coming from France, Germany, UK, Netherlands and Scandinavian countries, have walked on Greece’s famous footpaths. Rediscovering the destination through the mapped and signposted paths is a wonderful way to tour the lands. The growing popularity of trails is not only due to the Instagrammable breathtaking views that everyone wants to […] The post 5 fabulous hiking trails to trek in Greece appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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5 Interesting places to visit in central Malawi Africa
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5 Cool Places to see in Malawi Although it is home to the country’s capital and main airport, Central Malawi is not as popular with visitors as the better-known attractions to the south of the country. But it does have plenty of places to visit and great experiences on offer, all within relatively easy access of the point where most people enter the country, Lilongwe. In this blog we’re rounding up just 5 of the places to visit in Central Malawi. Lilongwe Malawi Although many visitors to Malawi may be limited to a single night (if that) in Lilongwe as they head further afield to sample the country’s varied delights, it is a city with plenty of character and sufficient attractions to easily fill a few days. It is made up of two very distinct settlements: the modern Capital City and the traditional Old Town – and a charming Nature Sanctuary lies between the two! Even the Old Town has only a relatively short history- its population at the turn of the 20th century was jus [...]
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The 5 museums in Greece that must be visited
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While planning a trip to Greece, it is impossible not to stubble upon a number of museums and archaeological sites that will catch your eye and will soon be a part of your itinerary. No matter if you’re about to hop from one Cycladic island to another, or if you’re going on a road trip […] The post The 5 museums in Greece that must be visited appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. [...]
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