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    INDULGE
    Relax at These European Yoga Retreats

      Sure, your typical retreats in Southeast Asia and Australia are nothing to complain about. What could be better than a few days of repeated yoga sessions, healthy meals and rejuvenating massages?  Sometimes, though, you just want to add a little bit of Euro-flare to your escape, and we’ve found a few places that offer [...]

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    Jewel of the Indian Ocean: Outrigger Mauritius Resort & Spa

    The intimate island nation of Mauritius, with its secluded sun-soaked beaches, pristine natural landscapes and rich cultural history, makes for one of the most popular luxury getaway locales in the world. We felt truly privileged to join the count of annual holiday makers who have had the pleasure of luxuriating in this highly coveted tropical paradise. [...]

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    Places of Pinterest: Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort

    In our regular column, Places of Pinterest, we serve up the low down on those iconic travel images that pinners love – how to get there, where to stay, what else to see nearby… all the details that you need to turn your virtual daydream into reality.   This Time: Glass Igloos at Kakslauttanen Arctic [...]

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    These Hamptons Hotels are Hot

      Long Island, New York may once have been most famous for its 1920s Great Gatsby days when NYC’s rich and famous built lavish mansions for country homes on the island’s North Shore. These days, though, the action’s out east, where the island’s two forks provide plenty of picturesque coastline and prime real estate. The [...]

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    Long Layover? These Airports Have Awesome Amenities

    We’re no strangers to a long layover and although the time between flights does represent a special occasion in which it’s acceptable to pig out on junk food and splurge on expensive magazines, it’s always nice when your temporary airport home surprises you with something fun. Like a swimming pool, or even a golf course. [...]

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    Belmond Hotel Cipriani, Venice, Italy

      It’s no secret that Venice draws the rich and famous to its watery-wonderworld year round and it’s even less secret that the many in the hottest crowd make it to the Belmond Hotel Cipriani. Although the hotel’s staff is discreet about celebrity guests, it’s hard to argue with photographic evidence showing the likes of [...]

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    Living it up in Lorne: Grand Pacific Hotel and Apartments

    We packed our car full of weekend getaway essentials and took to the road with our eyes set on destination, Grand Pacific Hotel and Apartments Lorne. As we zipped down the the Great Ocean Road, with pre-selected road-trip tunes building our excitement, the towns of Geelong, Torquay and Anglesea began to sequentially disappear in our rear [...]

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    Places of Pinterest: Benagil Sea Cave

    In our regular column, Places of Pinterest, we serve up the low down on those iconic travel images that pinners love – how to get there, where to stay, what else to see nearby… all the details that you need to turn your virtual daydream into reality.   This time: Benagil Sea Cave, the Algarve [...]

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    GOURMET
    Australia’s Taste Sensations: Our Monthly Picks

    We’re the first to recommend international travel in pursuit of a good meal, but sometimes we’re guilty of forgetting that some amazing, world-class meals can be had right on our doorsteps without leaving the country. In Australia’s Taste Sensations, we share some of our favourite restaurants that you don’t have to travel far for – [...]

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    GOURMET
    What to Eat in Brazil’s World Cup Cities

      The FIFA World Cup is finally upon us once again. Those of us lucky enough to attend the matches in Brazil may find it easy to fill up on junk during meal time in stadiums or bars without having to peel their eyes away from the game, but we’d encourage fans to take advantage [...]

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    CELEB ESCAPES
    Charlotte Street Hotel, London

      England’s chronic less-than-sunny weather may have newcomers to London feeling quite gray, but, thanks to designer and owner Kit Kemp, the interior of the Charlotte Street Hotel is anything but. Celebs who’ve brightened up their London stays here include John Travolta and even James Bond himself (Daniel Craig). JLo and Scarlett Johansson have allegedly [...]

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    In-Flight Fun: Three Cool (Affordable!) Regional Airlines

    Just because you’re only taking off on a short haul doesn’t mean that facilities, service or flight product should suffer. We’re all too eager to forget about flights on budget regional airlines where leg-room is sparse and cup-noodle costs an arm and a leg. But the good news is, not all short-haul airlines are skimping [...]

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    48 Hours in Singapore

      Many are quick to write Singapore off as one of Asia’s more boring metropolises, but we think that the city is actually more grand than bland. There’s admittedly a huge focus on planning days around meals and modern shopping malls instead of historic sites, but it’s worth a look past all of the contemporary [...]

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    Southern Coast Serenity: Ramada Benoa Resort Bali

    When mulling over our travel wishlist, the Luxury Escapes team members were incredibly quick to reach a consensus – potentially influenced by the end of financial year crunch or Lady Winter telling us she is sticking around – we were all in striking agreement. Seeking white sandy beaches, postcard worthy turquoise water, the ability to [...]

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    GOURMET
    Australia’s Taste Sensations: Our Monthly Picks

    We’re the first to recommend international travel in pursuit of a good meal, but sometimes we’re guilty of forgetting that some amazing, world-class meals can be had right on our doorsteps without leaving the country. In Australia’s Taste Sensations, we share some of our favourite restaurants that you don’t have to travel far for – [...]

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