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Mexico's Colonial Cities Will Charm You In A Heartbeat

The idea of luxury holidays in Mexico conjures images of white sandy beaches, sparkling blue waters, and sweet margaritas, but Mexico offers much more to those who seek a cultural adventure. One way to experience an authentic side of Mexico is to leave the beach behind and head deep into its…


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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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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…


Mexican Festival Dia De Los Muertos

Mexican Festival: Dia De Los Muertos

Sugar crush skulls, dancing in the streets and otherworldly celebrations marks the calendar for the most famous Mexican festival  - Dia de los Muertos. Image Courtesy: commons.wikimedia.org/Tomascastelazo Raising a glass of tequila to those who have passed over may seem a tad morbid, but in…


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Luxury Interactive in London

At Luxe in a City we love any excuse to rave about the big smoke and  this fall there is a fabulous high class affair in the heart of the capital city of London. The rumble of red buses, the flashy boutiques on Oxford Street, the cream colored fairytale of Buckingham Palace, the changing of the…


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Visit Angkor Wat: The Lost City

Would you like to visit Angkor Wat? The intricate carved temples of the lost city of Angkor are one of the main reasons travelers sojourn thousands of miles but nothing can prepare you for the spectacle. Mesmerizing and mystical it is hard to believe that these ancient wonders were once carved by…


Bodhi Tree at Bodhgaya

Bodhi Tree at Bodhgaya

Those who have ever sat for a second in the lotus position, who have pored over Herman Hesse’s Siddhartha and who dream of seeking a glimpse of enlightenment will grasp the chance to sit beneath the famous Bodhi tree of Bodhgaya. This is said to be the spot where Prince Siddhartha rested beneath…


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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…


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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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Scottish Festival: Up Helly Aa

The weekend before New Year, a harsh wind scatters the Shetland Islands with a drizzle, the sky rolls in grey and moody and the sea lashes at the rocks in an icy blue. Yet despite the desire to curl up next to the log fire with a good book and bottle of scotch, the locals are preparing to go back…


Experience Croatia aboard 1952 Classic Superyacht

Sough-after by discerning travellers, Croatia offers the perfect combination of natural beauty, ancient history, great cruising ground and a colourful welcoming culture; all the necessary ingredients for creating that perfect dream luxury yacht charter. Its crystal clear Adriatic waters and…


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What to do in Israel: Holy Land

Before departing on your trip to this historical gem, you might ask yourself what to do in Israel. The stories from the bible come to life when you visit the splendor, the mysticism and the historic significance of the Holy Lands. Israel is an untapped world of incredible sights and divine…


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Jerusalem Tour: So Near Yet So Far

Israel is a place of many faces and only one hour and a world away from the lavish late nights and bronzed beach beauty of Tel Aviv you can walk the austere ancient streets of Jerusalem. Whenever I closed my eyes and pictured Israel, it was always Jerusalem that I saw, a place where squat golden…


Visit Lisbon Top 5 Sightseeing

Visit Lisbon: Top 5 Sights

From trundling trams to the Gothic cathedrals, Lisbon offers a romantic ambiance to rival that of Paris or Venice. Visit Lisbon and experience authentic restaurants that serve fresh Atlantic seafood while the melancholic notes of Fado music drift along the charming backstreets. While Lisboêtas tend…


Smoked Beer and Roses in Bamberg

Smoked Beer in Bamberg, Bavaria

Deep in the heart of beautiful Bavaria you can find the tiny town of Bamberg, a place where children swing from ropes into the fast flowing river, where cobbled streets curve around antique store windows and where microbreweries pop up on every corner. Bamberg is the very essence of Bavaria and…


Shikoku Island in Japan

Glimpse the 88 Temples on Shikoku Island in Japan

Far from the glitz and neon splashed glamor of Japan's bigger cities you can cross the waters and find the dreamy blossoming landscape of Shikoku Island. This is a place where fishermen cast their nets, where silence sparkles and where no less than 88 temples stand strewn along the pilgrims’……


Celebrate the Holi Festival in India

Throw Color at the Holi Festival in India

Burnt spices, blood red paprika, golden stained saffron and silks of silver and blue – as soon as you set foot in India you will be blown away by the orgasmic shades of sheer color. Those who touch down during the Holi festival are in for a truly vibrant and vivacious treat as they enter a world of…


Taipei Tourism Top 10 Attractions

Taipei Tourism: The City’s Top 10 Attractions

1. Taipei 101 Towering 101 floors above ground and standing at 509 meters from top to toe, Taipei 101 was the tallest building in the world for 6 years before it was surpassed by Dubai’s Burj Khalifa in 2010. Built to withstand the country’s constant onslaught of typhoons and earthquakes, Taipei…


Easter Events in Maremma Tuscany

Traditional Easter Events in Maremma Tuscany

Maremma (southern Tuscany) shines in its entire splendor at Easter time: spring has just arrived and the days are longer and sunny, providing the perfect setting for walks, bicycle rides, horseback riding, golfing and sailing. Only the most courageous of you will dare to swim in the sea, however…


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Golden Italian Seaside Charm in Positano, Amalfi Coast

Born from a dream, doused in pastel shades of beauty and fronted by the rich hues of white sail boats drifting against blue waters, Positano steals the show when it comes to traveling along the Amalfi Coast. The stacked houses seemingly slide down the verdant green hills stopping just short of the…