An Exclusive Tour of Moscow at Night

An Exclusive Chauffeured Tour of Moscow’s Sites at Night

Cities are different at night. They have a contrasting kind of buzz. They also look magical when lit up. On my recent visit to Moscow I did a chauffeured night tour with Moscow Private Tours. I was keen to get a nocturnal perspective on the city. I was also hoping to enjoy the main sites without…


Luxury Tour of St Petersburg

A 24-Hour Whirlwind Luxury Tour of St Petersburg

Twenty four hours in any city is a frustratingly short amount of time. But it is possible to see a great deal in just one day. Your best bet is a private guide and your own chauffeur. And a schedule crammed with a good balance of sightseeing and cultural treats. I arranged such a whirlwind private…


Wales – A Historical Goldmine

As a Welsh girl, born in the country’s capital, Cardiff, but now living in Portugal, the saying ‘You can take the girl out of Wales, but you can’t take Wales out of the girl’ is such a true statement. It’s incredibly rich history is firmly woven into its glorious tapestry of rolling hills,…


Cardiff - A City Transformed

Despite being designated capital of Wales in 1955, it took some considerable time for Cardiff to grow into its status as the largest and most prestigious city in the country. Once an industrial and commercial hub, particularly for the Welsh ‘black gold’ of coal which was shipped around the world…


Phuket - Top 5 Things To Do

Phuket is a well-known travel destination for all kinds of holidays, from those excited by adventure travel to those used to indulging in luxury escapes. This piece of Thailand truly has something to offer everyone. After a busy time in the bustling city of Bangkok, I found my days in Phuket to be…


Luxury Castle Stays in Scotland

With its endless glens, sparkling lochs, fine dining and age old scotch Scotland boasts a landscape to enchant discerning travelers. You can live like royalty in the country of castles, many of which have been converted into stately luxury hotels. Breathe in the bounty of crystal clean air, walk in…


Top 10 Lisbon Attractions

Lisbon is one of the world’s most enchanting cities and perfect for the luxury traveler looking to enjoy a blend of culture, ancient architecture and shopping. It’s a world-class city packed with top attractions that welcomes travelers and seeks to cater for their every whim. Here we present 10 top…


Explore the Balkan Gem of Bucharest

Locked behind the iron curtain for many years, the secret of Bucharest is finally being leaked as one of the Balkans finest gems. Hailed as the Paris of the East, Bucharest blends simple pleasures with a hint of unrefined modern luxury. Classical art, astounding architecture and a chic edgy cafe…


Magical Christmas Destinations across Europe

Christmas is truly a mesmerizing time of year and whilst many jetsetters look to the pristine blues of the Caribbean shores for a little winter sun, hitting the chill of Europe can make for a memorable experience. Image Courtesy: wikimediacommons/NevitDilmen From roaring log fires to snowflakes on…


Top 10 Museums in Amsterdam

If you’re interested in culture and looking for vacation ideas, then Amsterdam should be at the top of your list. This vibrant and intriguing city offers a wealth of cultural institutions that cater to all tastes and preferences. 1. Rijksmuseum This national museum is dedicated to celebrating the…


Top 5 Things to do with Kids in NYC

New York City, the largest metropolitan city in the United States, has many exciting and educational activities for kids of all ages. Whether your kids want to enrich their knowledge at a museum or immerse themselves in an unforgettable concert, this city has it all. New York City consists of five…


La Reunion - Volcanic Island Paradise for a Luxury Escape

Réunion is a French island in the Indian Ocean, located east of Madagascar. Visitors can immerse themselves in the history and culture of the island whilst enjoying the idyllic landscapes on a luxury escape. Although the most widely spoken language is Réunion Creole, it would be a mistake to…


Ranakpur - The Temple Town of Rajasthan

Ranakpur is a quaint town located in the district Pali in Rajasthan. The town gives a holy aura as soon as you step into the town via railway, bus or car. Every nook and corner of town has a beautiful temple dedicated to the sanctity of a distinct Godly figure. A lot of tourists, with unfulfilled…


Trinidad and Tobago Carnival - Colors & Sounds on a Luxury Superyacht

The delightful isles of Trinidad and Tobago are normally a laid back fair beautiful beaches fringed by green tropics, white sands and azure waters. Spending your days on your luxury superyacht sipping rum, snorkeling across the rich Caribbean Sea and snapping shellfish with the locals will make you…


7 Family Activities in Sydney

The most populous city in Australia, Sydney attracts visitors from across the globe thanks to its iconic architecture and wealth of travel and leisure pursuits. It is one of the world’s leading vacation spots, offering everything from fine dining to luxury hotels to cultural attractions. Family…


Udaipur - The Venice of the East

Udaipur is indeed one of the most romantic cities of India for its alluring lakes and magnificent palaces making it an idyllic honeymoon destination. In fact, the visitors often get a feel of landing in the world of kings and queens the moment they enter the realms of the city. With beautiful…


Hua Hin - Off-The-Beaten-Track Refuge

When people think of Thailand’s amazing beaches, Phuket and Koh Samui are two islands that usually spring to mind. Hua Hin is a 3 hour drive from Bangkok, and a city less known by tourists but far more familiar with affluent Thais, who choose to spend their family vacations here. Hua Hin became one…


Top 10 Magnificent Temples in Asia

Asia is home to multitudinous marvels that show up on every avid traveler’s wish-list. The largest continent boasts some of the most awe-inspiring artworks in the world and the temples in Asia are explored time and again to witness the astounding scale of craftsmanship. If you’re yet to embark on…


Jaipur Pink City - India's Cheeky City

Jaipur, the pink city, is a fine blend of the archetypal Rajasthani culture and the royal Mughal architecture. It is one of the most well organized cities with beautiful lush green gardens, palace complex and grand courtyards. You will simply fall in love with the splendor of Rajasthani culture…


Durga Puja - The Quintessential Bengali Festival

Durgotsaav or Durga Puja – the favorite time for every Bengali across the globe – marks the triumph of good over evil. It also marks the end of monsoon and the advent of Sharot Kal (autumn season), with its bright blue skies and swaying kaash phool (kaash flowers). Ma Durga (Goddess Durga)…