Top 10 luxury honeymoon retreats in Australia
By Mat Lewis on Jul 04, 2019
From dinner under a canopy of stars to relaxing couples massages, every honeymoon retreat on this list offers outstanding experiences, spectacular locations and plenty of privacy to make your Australian honeymoon all you dream it could be. Whatever your preference — quiet pampering or outback adventures — these incredible honeymoon retreats offer something for everyone.
Emirates One & Only Wolgan Valley – Blue Mountains, New South Wales
Secluded and ultra luxurious, Emirates One & Only Wolgan Valley offers an indulgent escape surrounded by the magnificence of Australia’s Greater Blue Mountains in New South Wales. Each of the 40 gorgeous villas here feature spectacular mountain views, providing the perfect backdrop for relaxing on the expansive veranda or in the private heated pool.
After a day of nature and wildlife tours, horseback riding, or biking through Wolgan Valley, you can [...]
Combining wellness with luxury travel: how to find the best places to stay
By Paul Johnson
Yoga vacations, healing holidays, detox breaks… wellness tourism is here to stay. With such a plethora of options available, undoubtedly the hardest part about combining wellness with luxury travel is finding the right retreat.
Yoga, health and wellness retreat specialist Yovada.com collaborates with the most trusted yoga and wellness retreats around the world. Whether your’re after a digital detox in Bali, beachside pampering in Thailand or a restful weekend closer to home, Yovada has come up with ten tips for finding the perfect break.
Even if you’re a seasoned spa seeker and know where you’d like to go, booking via a personal concierge service can be a great choice. A good concierge can offer a much more tailored approach to your personal requirements for a more exclusive experience.
Luxury Travel in Beautiful surroundings
Whether it’s detox, [...]
A large, ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in Nigeria began in September 2017. The outbreak is now spread throughout the country. Travelers going to Nigeria should receive vaccination against yellow fever at least 10 days before travel and should take steps to prevent mosquito bites while there. [...]
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As we told you earlier, those recent issues like the BTL GST tax assessment and crime seem to have brought the PUP out of a post-referendum shell.
By the account of many political pundits and observers, the opposition lost critical ground when it came out on the wrong side of the ICJ vote, and of history. The party told voters to say NO and a large majority said YES.
We asked the opposition leader about the political consequence of this:
"You all supported a position that the voting population did not support. Do you think this will have a consequential effect on the PUP's political fortunes."
Hon. John Briceno- PUP Leader
"Ironically it had the opposite effect, actually. First of all, as you know, the party still could not have come to a real consensus when it came to the ICJ referendum. There were a lot of leaders in the party that felt strongly that we should vote yes.
Secondly, when you think about it, for a party to, in less than three months [...]
Famed author and world traveler Aldous Huxley wrote in Beyond The Mexique Bay (1934) “If the world had any ends Belize would be one of them.
It is not on the way from anywhere, to anywhere else. It is all but uninhabited.” Huxley’s off-the-cuff observation is one of the most famous made by a writer about Belize. More than eighty years ago he was one of the few adventurers daring enough to visit what at that time was one of the most remote corners of the then mighty British Empire. Belize Definition
Today Huxley would be amazed that the little country, while still relatively undiscovered, is a nation-state with 395,000 inhabitants spread over a land area twice the size of Jamaica.
On a good day four or more cruise ships pull into one of its major harbors bringing some 15,000 visitors from North America and Europe eager to get a taste of the only country in Central America with a British Colonial History and the largest Barrier Reef in the Western H [...]
Nigerian health officials have declared an outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria.
Travelers to Nigeria should avoid contact with rats, especially rat urine and feces, and keep their accommodations or campsites clean. [...]
Hello! How’s your week been? Over on Instagram this week, for fun, I shared the story of how I got into environmentalism (spoiler: I don’t come from an environmentally progressive family).
Can't Forget Eco Tourism Either
Also, thanks so much for your response to my post on why plastic-free isn’t always the best for the environment. It’s an incredibly complex world we live in, isn’t it?
This week’s links:
1. The absolute best thing I read this week was this: “I work in the environmental movement – I don’t care if you recycle” by one of my favourite people I follow on Twitter – Mary Annaïse Hegler.
When people come to me and confess their green sins, as if I were some sort of eco-nun, I want to tell them they are carrying the guilt of the oil and gas industry’s crimes.
The major crime is the use of so called "fossil fuels" (more bs) and nuclear energy when there's free energy all around us. So why are we destroying our planet? Because of greed and avar [...]
School's out and all types of summer camps have opened all over the country. Belmopan police has one of the most ambitious with the Youths Engaged in Agriculture Summer Camp which started yesterday at the National Agriculture and Trade Showgrounds in Belmopan.
The idea is to attract more young people to the agriculture sector., and to give the youths some sense of self sufficiency. A release says, quote, the Ministry seeks to promote agriculture as a cool, profitable and attractive career for youths.
Activities include field visits to Spanish Lookout, Central Farm and Banana Bank and a hands-on practical training for students. It culminates in a kid's rodeo on July 13th.
Now in its third year, the camp has grown to include 260 students from the Belize and Cayo districts. The ministry hopes to extend it to other districts. [...]
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Here are 12 Peruvian Festivals for your Pleasure
Part 2 you've read somewhere or other that there are over 3,000 traditional Peruvian festivals held throughout the year?
It's a popular claim that pops up time and again in guidebooks and on websites, and though we ourselves haven't verified the number, it certainly wouldn't surprise us!
Peru is a country that holds onto its traditions while increasingly embracing innovation as well, a perfect storm for Peruvian festivals and fiestas of all types to flourish and to grow.
If you're planning to visit Peru, you might find yourself intrigued by the prospect of observing, or even participating in, one of these many different Peruvian festivals. If that's the case, you're in luck--we've taken the liberty to compile a list of some of our favorite Peruvian festivals, including one for each month of the year in hopes that you'll find something that corresponds with the dates of your trip. Keep in mind that this is very muc [...]
Some of my followers ask me how I travel so frequently and how do I manage my budget. I book my flight and hotel through FareoAir deals, I have been using this website for quite some time and I find their deals pretty good and economical.
Anyhow, here is a collection of a few destinations which I find the best in terms of cuisine and suggest that you visit them if you are a food lover too.
Want to know where you will find the best Berber cuisine? Well go to Morocco as it’s the best place on the planet for Berber cuisine. This means you get to eat your food in ancient medina towns served in tagine fragrant pots with delectable herbal teas. Plus you get to taste some of the North Africa’s freshest sea food.
Have you ever tried the spicy veggie Biryani? If no then a visit to India is must in Southern Kerala you will find delicious spicy veggie biryani. In Uttar Pradesh the thali platters of different food will amaze your taste buds and the smoked fish of Na [...]
There is an outbreak of rubella in Japan. Travelers to Japan should make sure they are vaccinated against rubella with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine before travel. [...]