Villa Ducale, Sicilly

Dreaming of Sicily in Villa Ducale

Personal review from jodie Oake's stay at Villa Sucale in Sicily.  The arrival - Villa Ducale, Sicily I had long been dreaming of Sicily; the painted postcard of my mind blazed with visions of sun blasted Piazzas, pretty terraces splashed with wildflowers, hamlets sitting atop the hills, and long…


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Planning a Fabulous Family Reunion on your Superyacht Charter

One of the major pleasures of a luxury yacht charter is the versatility they offer – they can be romantic floating wonderlands for two, serious party playgrounds for the young and restless, and fun fueled drifting villas for families who want to get together. Having a family reunion onboard a…


Finding my Happy Place in Nicaragua with ChicaBrava

ChicaBrava review: It’s five am and I’m shivering out behind the backline, watching the green waves peel into a thunder of white water. The sun is casting her first glance across the surface, there are five of us in the ocean, all girls, and not another soul in sight. Suddenly someone is yelling at…


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Where Is Paradise On Earth: Moorea, Tahiti

Where is Paradise, how do I find it, can you get there by plane? A clear candidate for that title must be the beautiful island of Moorea. The eight rising peaks that mark Moorea on the map seem to be carved into the sky, flushing emerald against the rosy glow of sunset. The waters are still, with…


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Papua New Guinea: Nature and Culture

Intrepid travelers seeking something far from the easy going shores of the Caribbean or the comforts of modern Europe can embark on the ultimate pristine beach break to the wilderness of Papua New Guinea. This off the beaten track adventure is as close to the unknown as you can hope to get, a place…


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Cliff Diving Boracay: White Sands in Philippines

The pint sized yet perfect island of Boracay is quickly becoming the poster child for the beauty of the Philippines and is consistently hitting the top spot when it comes to being one of the most dazzling islands in the world. With its peachy powder stretch of sand, its palm tree fringes and its…


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Bora Bora Activities: Snorkeling and Hibiscus

Rub the grains of sleep from your eyes and look again, the Bora Bora activities are awaiting you on this a veritable heaven on Earth, with its cyan blue waters, powder pearl sands and thatched cottages standing on stilts scattered across the lagoon. This is one of the most exotic and well-loved…


Luxury Lifestyle Awards Announce Best Luxury Brands of Asia

The Gala Ceremony of the Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2015 Asia, one of the most anticipated events in the world of luxury, took place on the 25th of February at Fairmont Singapore, bringing together the most honoured representatives of the Asian luxury market. The guests were welcomed to start the…


Taketomi Island Japan

Taketomi Island: White Sand Beaches, Japan

Take a deep breath of pristine air and throw yourself into the floral beauty and ancient traditions of Taketomi Island in Japan. Perched off the shores of Okinawa this tiny island is home to a mere three hundred inhabitants who spend their days strumming stringed banjo instruments, tending the…


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Kauai Hawaii: Luscious Trails and Luaus

The emerald island of Hawaii tears you open ensuring that every inch of your body, mind and soul is ready to embrace life. The botanical gardens seem to brim with the scent of wild hibiscus from dawn until dusk; the velvety trails leading deep into the soaring peaks calls to you to climb and the…


ABC Islands Cocktails in Curacao

ABC Islands: Blue Cocktails in Curacao

Despite being the larger of the ABC islands, Curacao hasn’t lost its charm, the pastel-painted buildings crammed along the waterfront, the ocean breeze lifting everyone’s spirits and the blue infused cocktails adorning every bar table ensures that you get the tropical experience you have been…


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WOW Mask Giveaway - Win A Facial Luxury Treatment Box Set

Trekking the Sahara plains where the golden wind tangles your hair, splashing in the azure hues of the blue holes in Belize, kayaking with whales across Canada, dancing on tables somewhere in the depths of South America, riding mopeds down mountains in Far Eastern Asia, and partying from dusk until…


Lake Como Travelopo

Paradise Found: Seductive Villa Stays in Lake Como

Lofty mountains and luscious lakes, honey colored mansions draped in the thick velvet of ivy, celebrities peeping out from behind designer shades, and a mild climate that butters up the bright and beautiful towns, there is something so immediately striking and purely lovely that comes from a stay…


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Unravel the Magic of Mallorca with Travelopo

Writers, artists, dukes and stars have all dashed to the dazzling island of Mallorca, a place where the mountains are sprinkled with green, the sea is a desirable shade of deep blue, and charming fishing villages and 13th century churches dot the landscape. Palma is the beating heart where a maze…


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Harbin Ice Festival: Snowy View of China

Every year thousands brave the nerve searing temperatures, the winds and the bright blue cold to flock and see the famous Harbin Ice festival in China. Whilst summers in China are all about blushing cherry blossom, shimmering green rice paddies and sparkling lakes, the winter takes on its own kind…


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Visit Costa Rica: Rare Experiences

If you visit Costa Rica, you will capture the very essence of paradise. With her deep virginal rainforests where kaleidoscope birds dance on the branch, her pacific and Caribbean jeweled blue waters, her rumbling volcanoes and her majestic fields of fragrant cocoa beans are. Being hailed as one of…


Ilha Grande Island Brazil

Ilha Grande: Verdant Natural Escape

An intriguing history kept the tourists at bay from Ilha Grande, yet long after the pirates, the lepers and the criminals left there was nothing but sweeping dark gold sands, virginal dressed rainforest, the flurry of birds and the strewn boulders in the sea. Since then interest has started to grow…


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Mount Parnassus: Visit the Delphi Oracle

Many made the dawn light trek up the mountainside of Mount Parnassus, bathed in the first rays of Zeus. Crushing wildflowers underfoot and clinging to crumbling rocks as the path got steeper. Deep in the heart of the mountain, behind a veil of mist and smoke and otherworldly wonders, sat the Delphi…


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Visit Sedona: Steeped in Spiritual Bliss

To visit Sedona will be an experience you wont forget. It seems to cast a spell from the moment you set eyes on her; mystical, made up in the finest colors and steeped in spiritual bliss, it’s no wonder new age travelers trek across the globe to step foot on her hallowed ground. Arizona is a…


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Diving Koh Tao: A Thai Adventure

Jaw dropping in her beauty, sublime in her energy and flooded with chic vibes, diving Koh Tao seems to blend all the good parts of Thailand. It’s true that Koh Tao does have a few dark spots that mar the picture postcard vision but for those travelers who play it safe you can certainly find your…