Stoke Park – the wonderful luxury 5-star hotel in Buckinghamshire, UK – has recently introduced two padel courts to extend their leisure facilities. For the uninitiated like myself, padel is similar to a combination of tennis and squash played outdoors on astroturf. Although first introduced to the UK in 1992, padel has been played for […]
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Aviation has always been associated with a luxury way of travel. Even though the golden age of the industry seems mostly in the past, there are still some airline companies that like to add that little extra flair to the experience, by adding a bar onboard their planes in order for the passengers to pass […]
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Spain is part of an elite club; one of the top 3 countries on the planet with the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is a remarkable reflection of the country’s rich historical, cultural and natural landscape. Some of Spain’s World Heritage recognitions are world-famous, like Granada’s extraordinary Alhambra, its beautiful Generalife gardens, and the […]
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Sometimes there are views where you just have to stop and look. These are the kind of sights where photos just don’t do it justice and need to be seen in real life to be believed. Whether it is atop the largest building in the world, a cityscape on a rooftop bar or snow-capped mountains, […]
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Discover the Greek Cycladic Islands by Private Yacht Charter
The names Mykonos and Santorini resonate with everyone when hearing the words “Greek Cycladic Islands”; however, these are only two of many islands in the lovely Cyclades Islands.
On private yacht charter,
you decide where to cruise, and each and every island to visit, so ask your crew to steer towards these 5 secret Cycladic Islands, that few ever visit when next you cruise through the Cycladic islands on a Greek yacht charter.
Here traditional is the norm, where the local men play backgammon in the shade of the plane trees and relax with ouzo and octopus in the evening. Where in the Chora, children play in the main plaza, and everyone knows all of the local cats, each of which belongs somewhere, although it appears as though they belong to no one.
Where blooming bougainvillea grows wild over whitewashed buildings trimmed in various shades of blue, and octopi are strung up outside the local tavernas on lines to [...]
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We may be in the second half of summer, but there is still time to get out and make a difference with your family. Here are my top 5 recommendations for where to go make your Summer meaningful and bond closer with your kids, creating memories that will last a lifetime. 1. Zambia Zambia co-hosts […]
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Many of us feel attracted to soul-stirring places that exert something spiritual within us. The original meanings these sites hide shrouded in secrecy and are often buried in time, yet each is a place of mystery and awe. Many of these destinations are known for their age-old legends, spiritual practices and long-standing ceremonies, while other […]
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Franschhoek Valley in Western Cape (South Africa) is one of the most spectacular landscapes on the planet. Flanked by the Huguenot Mountains and awash with clear streams running past rolling verdant vineyards, Franschhoek is about as picturesque as a small town can get. The people are inviting, it’s quiet, it’s safe to walk everywhere, and […]
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Planning a wedding is an exciting experience, but it’s no secret that it can be relatively stressful too! For some, deciding upon the perfect honeymoon destination can be just as tricky… let us eliminate the pressure for you and let you in on our favourite romantic retreats. If you are after a taste of paradise […]
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The Republic of Malta
is one of the jewels of the Mediterranean Sea. Located just fifty miles off the southern coast of Italy, Malta is known throughout Europe for its year-round temperate climate, red-hot summers, and beautiful 155 miles of coastline that is home to some of the most picturesque beaches in the world.
For decades, the Republic of Malta has been a closely held secret of European holiday-makers, with the island seeing hundreds of thousands of visitors a year from mostly European countries. Now, though, Malta is being discovered anew by tourists from all over the world.
Malta has a unique blend of the tourist hotspots you would expect to find in most European holiday destinations. There are roads with rows of bars and nightclubs close to a beach in its major cities and towns, which are popular with young single travelers. You can also find isolated resorts on the island with their own, exclusive beaches, from which you can discover Malta’s rich and ancient his [...]
The Selinda Spillway is one of the most unspoilt and wildlife rich places in the Okavango Delta. Great Plains’ Selinda Camp has long been one of our favourite places to stay in Botswana, and it has now reopened after a complete rebuild. This is what you can expect from the new Selinda Camp. The location […]
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Malawi is a country that is visited for the remarkable variety of attractions it offers – beautiful beaches on Lake Malawi, genuine and friendly cultural interactions, stunning scenery and thrilling safaris. But, whilst travellers are now visiting and exploring Africa as a whole for more than just its animals, it is still true that safaris […]
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