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Haleakala Hawaii: House of the sun

Maui seems to capture the very essence of pure Hawaii with its verdant volcanoes, its Azul blues and its frothy pink hibiscus flowers blooming through every nook and cranny. Myth and legend seep through the lush fertile soil, soft music drifts through the balmy air and waterfalls dive into soft…


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Uluru Australia: Watch the Crowning Sunset

Rising like a red ruby on the horizon, the mystical splendor of Uluru  Australia seems to entice you from afar. The mighty Ayers Rock is the crowning jewel in Australia’s natural heritage and said to be a place that stirs the ancient magic deep in your bones. Whether you choose to believe the…


7 Portes: Best Paella in Barcelona

Visit 7 Portes in Barcelona and you don’t need to look in the history books to know this luxury restaurant has something special about it. As soon as you spot the grand arched windows, elaborate stonework and luxury dining setting, you can almost sense there are a thousand stories behind this…


Dock House Boutique Hotel and Spa

Dock House: Sophisticated Elite Luxury

The Dock House Boutique Hotel and Spa is situated in Cape Town’s prestigious Victoria & Albert Waterfront. This location is well-known for housing some of the best hotels, restaurants and spas – favourites among both the local and international elite. It is fair to say that The Dock House has a…


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Ananda Spa, India: Bliss in the Himalayas - Pt 2

  At Ananda Spa, each season comes with its share of beauties – spring bursts forth with colors, summer features glorious days and balmy nights, monsoons transform it into a dreamscape, autumns are splendid, and winters clear and pure. And the natural beauty of the place is augmented by the…


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Cenote Sagrado: Rare and Amazing Experience

Nothing will prepare you for the natural wonder of the Cenote Sagrado in the deep paradise of the Yucatan peninsula. Those who adore a taste of wild swimming will leave their heart at the bottom of the deep sacred well, a place where the water shimmers unbelievably bright and the hanging vines…


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Afternoon Tea In London: British Experience

The Big Smoke with its iconic clanging clock tower, its Gothic spires of parliament, its double-decker buses and its white candy palace, Afternoon Tea in London is a major draw for those dashing across Europe and wanting to stop by a small glimpse of authentic English culture, or at least it should…


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Savoca Sicily: Catacombs and Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola immortalized Savoca Sicily in his silver screen masterpiece ‘The Godfather’, yet when the tour buses roll out of town you are left with a piece of perfect Italy. The village etched into the cliffs with its dusty crumbling homes, its sleepy trattorias and its wisteria draped…


Ka’ana Belize: An Adventure in Luxury

Sometimes you want to get away from it all and wander through the beauty of nature. Sometimes you want to relax in luxury, all your needs met without you lifting a finger. You can get the best of both worlds at the lovely Ka’ana Boutique Resort in Western Belize. Our Villa Experience is designed to…


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Lantern Festival Taiwan: Light Up the Sky

Centuries of culture, winding coastal roads, sweeping forests and world-class cocktails – these are just a handful of reasons to visit the elegant and sometimes childish grace of Taiwan. There is something about the ‘other China’ that makes you want to crack a smile, to run barefoot in the grass…


F-Escapes: Cadillac and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

Discerning travelers dreaming of the great American road trip but seeking to do it in swish style will be dusting off their driving gloves with the news that Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Cadillac have teamed up to offer tourists and locals alike a ‘Captivating Capital” road trip like none…


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Carnival of Venice: Sheer Extravagance

Venice is a land laced in romance, winding canals and renaissance dreams and is one of the many reasons why travelers fall in love with the lure of Italy. Those who seek to be inspired by the costumed extravaganza that floods the shores and sweeps the gondolas off their feet should glide into…


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Wild Swimming: Best in Europe

There seems to be something wild and unbridled about stripping down under the cool shade of verdant green trees and plunging into the very veins of Mother Nature with a spot of wild swimming. Watching the sunlight dapple on the water, feeling the shift of the willows waving in the summer breeze and…


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Turkish Hamam: Bewitching Experience

After the explosion of sound, sight and spice that will greet your senses as soon as you step off your jet in Istanbul there can be no better remedy then indulging in a sensual Turkish Hamam scrubbing. The bathhouses of Turkey are always a bewitching experience with their cool mosaic tiles, steam…


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Writers Retreats: Luxurious Top 5

Looking for the writers retreats might be the first step of something great. Imagine waking up in the depths of a dream that seems to continue, rambling through the open moors with visions of Wuthering Heights, treading in the footsteps of Ted Hughes, escaping to sun soaked Tuscany or curling up…


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The Plettenberg: Fresh Seasonal Cuisine

The Plettenberg is a world class five-star hotel situated on the water’s edge in prestigious Plettenberg Bay. From here, guests can savour some of the best views in South Africa. Majestic mountains and long stretches of pristine beaches are the perfect backdrop for an establishment that is the…


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Lanzarote Beaches: My Top 5 Choices

Thrust from the sea by volcanic eruptions, Lanzarote is one of the gorgeous Canary Islands which sit in the Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of Africa. Renowned for its otherworldly rock formations, terrific tourist infrastructure and its dazzling array of beaches just ripe for soaking up the…


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Honeymoon Destinations: Top 40 things to do in Antigua

There is nothing quite like being dazzled by the sweet breath of new love and on the silver sand shores of Antigua it seems that romancing is written in the stars. As one of the worlds favoured honeymoon destinations, Antigua is every bit the island paradise your eyes long to linger on. Cloaked in…


OYO Restaurant and Cocktail Bar Cape Town

OYO Restaurant: Stylish Seafood Venue

OYO Restaurant and Cocktail Bar is one of the 5-star restaurants located in Cape Town’s Victoria & Albert Waterfront. It is in keeping with the waterfront’s trend of offering a combination of luxury and indulgent relaxation. In this part of the world, it is all about exclusivity and opulence.…


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Lanzerac Estate: Luxury Country Escape

Lanzerac Estate is situated in the breathtaking Jonkershoek Valley just outside the trendy town of Stellenbosch. The Helderberg mountain range creates a dramatic backdrop that never fails to take your breath away. This valley is a haven of peace, tranquility, and rejuvenation. It has been regarded…