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    There’s An Afternoon Tea for Everyone

        Fancy a spot? Afternoon tea is one of our favourite English pastimes – what could be better than a good chat over a fragrant cuppa and snacks both sweet and savoury? Keep lunch light to prepare for this traditional service and you’ll be glad you did come tea time. Here’s our list of [...]

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    Bali Beach Bliss: Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana Resort

    Our latest Bali deal – eight luxurious nights at the newly built Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana Resort – is guaranteed to please families and couples alike. Located alongside Bali’s famous Legian beach, Pullman has all the luxurious appointments of a world-class resort coupled with an ambiance of secluded tranquility that is only a short drive [...]

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    Where to Eat in Ubud

    Ubud, Bali’s inland cultural gem, may be tourist central, but that doesn’t mean eaters should write the city off as a good food desert. In fact, we think Ubud’s food is almost equally as exciting as the city’s stunning landscape and historical importance. But, just as in any busy town on Bali, eating well is [...]

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    Madonna in Miami: The Setai Miami Beach

        Set in the midst of South Beach, Miami’s most famous neighborhood, the Setai Miami Beach has become one of the city’s hottest places to see and be seen. The beachfront hotel frequently hosts A-list celebs – those who have stayed at the Setai while in soaking up Miami’s rays in the past include Madonna, [...]

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    Five Star Decadence in Thailand: Hotel Muse and Ayara Hilltops Resort & Spa

    The Destinations Our latest deal is for eight luxurious nights in two of Thailand’s most famous travel destinations – Phuket and Bangkok. The deal is perfect for couples, with six nights at Phuket’s most exclusive over-18s beachside resort, Ayara Hilltops Resort & Spa (situated above stunning Surin beach), and two nights at the boutique Hotel [...]

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    Beyond Bali: 3 Indonesian Islands You Should Know

    If you’re Australian, chances are that you’ve been to Bali. And most everyone you know has been to Bali. And someone you know is in Bali right now. We’ve all experienced the crazy, traffic jammed (yet somehow lovable) streets of Kuta and its upscale neighbors like Legian and Seminyak and it’s pretty easy to see [...]

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    48 Hours in Chiang Mai, Thailand

        The ancient northern Thai city of Chiang Mai is one of the most important cultural centers in all of Thailand for its Lanna history; the city draws more and more visitors to its golden wats, lazy streets and tropical country surrounds daily. The Old City within a square moat and surrounding wall (parts [...]

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    Worth the Climb: 10 Luxury Tree House Hotels

        Think your days of tree house hanging are over? Think again. This global list of luxury tree houses will fulfill any traveller’s inevitable arboreal fantasy whether that means a rainforest retreat or a country house visit – because who doesn’t want to relive childhood for a night or two? Don’t worry: climbing is [...]

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    CELEB ESCAPES
    Round Hill Hotel and Villas: Montego Bay, Jamaica

        When it opened in 1953, Round Hill Hotel and Villas took over a 100-acre peninsula in Montego Bay – the former site of a sugar plantation and pineapple groves. The hotel’s owner had visions of a luxury cottage complex with individual owners, and what resulted would soon become a favourite destination of rich [...]

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    We’re Excited About Spike S-512: The First Supersonic Jet

        It may still be at least five years away, but we’re super pumped about even just the prospect of Spike Aerospace’s idea for the world’s first supersonic business jet. The Spike S-512 will have luxury seating for just 12-18 passengers and boasts advanced engine and airframe technologies that allow for increased speed capabilities [...]

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    GOURMET
    London’s Best Hidden Bars

    The labyrinth streets of London are home to many an interesting bar easily overlooked by tourists – until now. We’ve abandoned the obvious and searched from basements to back rooms to bring you this list of London’s best hidden bars. They may not all remain so secret, but they’ll have you feeling like a local [...]

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    African Safari Luxury Four Ways

          Call us crazy, but when we think of African wilderness, the lap of luxury is not what comes to mind. We kind of think more about dirt and bugs and hot, hot heat. Luckily, this list of luxurious safari escapes proves us wrong. Whether your main goal is to see the big [...]

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    St. Regis Princeville: Kaua’i, Hawaii

        When stars like Alicia Keys and George Clooney choose the island of Kaua’i in Hawaii for their next getaway (or their next project) the answer for where to stay is an obvious one. The St. Regis Princeville on the island’s north shore has hosted an impressive group of A-listers and the resort’s facilities and surrounding [...]

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    10 Travel Gadgets We Love

    Technology! It seems like every day there’s some new gadget that’s making our lives easier or giving us the ability to do things we didn’t know we wanted to do. It’s so hard to keep up and sometimes the constant chase makes us wonder if we’re missing the entire point of travel – that is, [...]

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    Choosing Your Caribbean Island

    Essential to the process of planning a trip to the Caribbean is considering exactly what type of trip you’re looking for and assessing your myriad of island options. The region is dotted with thousands of islands and cays, inhabited or deserted, developed or remote and although the formula of blue waters, white sands and spectacular [...]

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