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Great Barrier Reef Drive, one of the best road trips in Queensland

The Best Queensland Road Trips

From endless fields of sun-kissed sugarcane to the golden coastline of the Great Barrier Reef, some of Australia’s best road trips are found in Queensland. Windows rolled down, wind in your hair, hints of sea salt in the air: there’s nowhere more suited to the road trip than Queensland. Whether it’s food-filled sojourns from Bundaberg, […]

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Artist's impression of Gundari Resort in Greece - Luxury Escapes

Mamma Mia! Greece's Hottest New Hotel Set for its Debut Summer Season

Greece welcomes a new era of sustainable luxury with the much-awaited launch of Gundari Resort, opening in May 2024 on Folegandros island. Folegandros, an untapped island between Paros and Santorini, will welcome the brand new Gundari Resort to its southern coast in May 2024. Spanning 80 acres on the rugged cliffside, the resort is set […]

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Aerial view of Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort surrounded by lush forest which is one of the most outstanding stays in Thailand's golden triangle - Luxury Escapes

Golden Treasures: Roadtripping Northern Thailand's Golden Triangle

On a northern Thailand road trip, Paul Chai spends a memorable night in a “jungle bubble” in the Golden Triangle surrounded by elephants, gets blessed by a monk in Chiang Mai and visits a quirky modern temple with more bling than Vegas-era Elvis. Resting on a fallen log in the Thai jungle, the air hefty […]

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Palm trees over a pristine beachfront at Tokoriki Island Resort which is one of the best resorts in Fiji, the coral capital of the world - Luxury Escapes

3 Top Stays in Fiji: Coral Capital of the World

So named by underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau, Fiji is as versatile as it is beautiful. It can mean a romantic trip away, a fun-filled family holiday or an ultra-luxurious, out-of-this-world escape. We highlight three luxury stays for a variety of different travellers. Travellers flock to Fiji for many reasons: to meet the locals through village […]

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Kuranda railway in the world's oldest rainforest - Luxury Escapes

8 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Cairns  

Move aside sun, sand and surf: Cairns’ rich outback, ancient geological heritage and UNESCO Heritage-listed vistas are just the tip of the itinerary.   Few places in the world can take you from the world's oldest continually surviving rainforest to savannah plains in one day trip – Cairns is the place that truly delivers it […]

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A persons arm places a plate of prawns and lettuce on a set table as part of A Table Somewhere festival, one of Australia's best food and drink festivals - Luxury Escapes

Grab Your Fork: 11 Aussie Food & Drink Festivals to Dine For

Noodles made with fresh abalone, pizzas piled high with truffles and tropical delights from the far north, Australian food festivals highlight the best and brightest of our regional cuisines. Cooking shows the world over love to tell us how food brings people together, but that is particularly true of a good food festival. Lovers of […]

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The Golden Lion Pub aboard the new Cunard cruise ship, the Queen Anne.

Meet Queen Anne: Cunard Cruises Unveils Grand New Ship

Combining heirloom sophistication with a modern aesthetic, Cunard’s Queen Anne is set to rule the sea – bringing together a lavish ballroom with a rooftop DJ booth. The world’s oldest cruise line just got a little younger. Cunard has unveiled the newest addition to its fleet, Queen Anne, due to set sail for the first […]

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Sunset at The Pass in Byron Bay with a surfer waiting to catch a wave

The Pass in Australia's Byron Bay is Named Best Beach in the World

Frothy surf, soft sands, bohemian-hip culture and rich Aboriginal history have combined to crown Byron Bay's The Pass as the best beach in the world, according to Lonely Planet. Australia's Byron Bay has taken the pole spot in Lonely Planet's latest book, Best Beaches: 100 of the World’s Most Incredible Beaches. Renowned for its pristine […]

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The famous crossing in front of Shibuya Station in Tokyo, awarded first place in Tripadvisor's Trending Destination category for 2024.

Tripadvisor Names Trending Travel Destinations for 2024

Tripadvisor's Best of the Best Trending Destinations are in for 2024: Japan, South Korea, Vietnam and the Philippines are the places to be. The illustrious Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards Best of the Best list for 2024 has been released, with Dubai named the Top Destination in the World for the third year in a row, […]

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Great Barrier Reef Drive, one of the best road trips in Queensland

The Best Queensland Road Trips

From endless fields of sun-kissed sugarcane to the golden coastline of the Great Barrier Reef, some of Australia’s best road trips are found in Queensland. Windows rolled down, wind in your hair, hints of sea salt in the air: there’s nowhere more suited to the road trip than Queensland. Whether it’s food-filled sojourns from Bundaberg, […]

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Mauritius, one of the destinations featured in this month-by-month guide to holidays for sun-seekers - Luxury Escapes

Your Month-by-Month Guide to the Best Holiday Destinations for Sun-Seekers

From January in Thailand to November in Mauritius, soak up the sun no matter the season. For beach-lovers and summer souls, waiting for warm weather can feel eternal. Thankfully, the earth keeps turning, which means there’s always a corner ready to offer travellers a warm welcome. Start your year in tropical climes, mark the midpoint […]

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A pair of people walking down a dirt road with a rock formation in the background in the desert in Western Australia - Luxury Escapes

Cellar Doors to Sunsets: How to Discover Western Australia Your Way

If your spirit craves adventure, natural wonders and great food and wine, venture west to dreamlike Western Australia. IN PARTNERSHIP WITH Whatever type of traveller you are; a gourmand, nature lover, cultural explorer or a wannabe marine biologist, Western Australia’s dreamy landscapes and epic experiences are bound to impress. From wine tasting in the Margaret […]

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A solo traveller onboard a Virgin Voyages cruise ship, showing reasons to go on a solo cruise

6 Reasons to Go on a Solo Cruise 

The tide has turned: today, it’s hello to solo-geared cruising.  It's official: solo travel is getting increasingly cruisey. Cruise lines are catering more and more to those exploring the world solo, offering single cabins with all the usual comforts and none of the additional fees. Players such as Norwegian Cruise Lines and Virgin Voyages are […]

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A sail boat on the water at sun down against a backdrop of the sparkling Hong Kong skyline, the perfect place for a cruise stop over - Luxury Escapes

Ship Shape: Why You Should Start & End Your 2024 Cruises in Hong Kong

Cruising is back with a vengeance in 2024 and there is no better place to start and end your Asian voyage than Hong Kong. Hong Kong is a culturally rich island, a foodie island, an island of brand-new fashion and age-old traditions. Standing on the coastline at Tsim Sha Tsui at night, watching the rainbow-coloured […]

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Chef Paul Iskov with a orange apron smiling in front of a corrugated iron fence discussing Pop-Up Restaurants around Western Australia - Luxury Escapes

5 of the Top Chef-Approved Restaurants in Western Australia

We catch travelling chef Paul Iskov (of WA pop-up restaurant Fervor) to talk about the appeal of pop-up dining and his top five restaurants in Western Australia. The Pinnacles desert one day, Fremantle the next – Fervor is a tough venue to pin down. But that’s the beauty of it: it’s fleeting, it’s exciting and […]

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Play by COMO offers a cooking class for your kids, as part of one of Phuket's best kids clubs.

One Big Happy Family: Phuket’s Best Kids Clubs  

From epic beachfront waterslides in Karon to sustainability workshops on the tip of Cape Yamu, these resorts go the extra mile when it comes to kids’ clubs. Pulling off a seamless family holiday is no easy feat, particularly as adults may crave serenity while children might prefer exuberant adventures. Striking the balance is tough, but […]

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An aerial view of Aquaventure Waterpark, Dubai, one of the best family friendly destinations - Luxury Escapes

Is Dubai Family Friendly? Where To Stay & What to Do with Kids 

Say hello to Dubai and bring the whole family along for the ride. Dubai, the dazzling city in the heart of the United Arab Emirates, is often associated with opulence, futuristic architecture and its thriving business hub. But is it a family-friendly destination? The answer is a resounding yes. Dubai has successfully transformed itself into […]

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An aerial shot of the blue sea and a row of over water villas at Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay which is one of the best long weekend stays from Brisbane to Fiji - Luxury Escapes

Why Fiji is the Perfect Long Weekend from Brisbane (Yes, Really)

From Brisbane to Fiji: beach-bound bliss is just a few hours away.  Have a long weekend approaching and don’t know how to spend it? How about a quick trip to one of the world’s most incredible tropical island, Fiji? And while flying internationally for a quick escape might sound out of reach, taking off from […]

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Lily Beach Resort & Spa, one of the Maldives' most luxurious all-inclusive resorts - Luxury Escapes

Ultimate Indulgence: The Maldives’ Best All-Inclusive Resorts

Escape to a place where the water is crystal clear and the drinks are free-flowing with our guide to the Maldives’ best all-inclusive resorts.  Aquamarine waters, pure-white sands and towering palm trees: the Maldives offers the ultimate indulgent escape for honeymooners, families and everyone in between.   While it may already feel like paradise, all-inclusive escapes […]

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Resort villas on a stretch of Fijian coast - Luxury Escapes

It's Official: Half of All Visitors to Fiji Are Aussies

Fiji is the place to be for Aussies, with visitor numbers for 2023 the highest in history. In a resounding triumph for Fijian tourism, the South Pacific country set an unprecedented record in 2023, hosting the highest number of Australian visitors in its history. The island paradise surpassed pre-COVID tourism numbers and welcomed a surge […]

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Grantley Hall, Yorkshire, one of the UK's prettiest staycations and best UK summer breaks

England’s Prettiest Staycations: Top UK Holidays for a Summer Break

Take that perfect summer break without travelling far with our pick of the best UK holidays. A short break at the UK’s prettiest countryside properties can be that breath of fresh air you’ve been craving. Whether it’s a sojourn into Shakespeare territory, a luxe lakeside retreat or an 18th-century mansion hideaway, take a break from […]

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