Earlybird Fares & Bookings to Europe

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  Every year about this time the airlines and international tour providers roll out their Earlybird rates for the next northern hemisphere summer. This means you can lock in your flights, accommodation and tours early on, at really good prices. Best of all, it gives you the ideal opportunity to book the flights and times […]

Lizard Island Resort – a Superb Coastal Design Statement

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  A wide curved verandah sweeps around, following the line of the bay and catching the feisty ocean breeze. Cool natural weave sofas in the colours of the sea and the sand, bright glassware and vibrant fabrics lighten the inner spaces. Very contemporary, the look on Lizard Island, 200 kms north of Cairns on the […]

The Hermitage – A High Country Hotel with a View

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A while back, while on a writing assignment, I visited the Hermitage, a rather nice hotel in the Aoraki-Mount Cook National Park, on the South Island of New Zealand. If you’re travelling from Canterbury through to Queenstown it’s definitely worth the extra bit of driving to get up there – take a walk in the national park while […]

Slow Food At Sea – and after

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    Here’s another fantastic food opportunity with Silversea, the luxury cruise company.   Silversea have brought the Slow Food concept in to all their La Terrazza restaurants – there’s one on each ship. If you’re into food you will already know about the Slow Food movement, which encompasses the holistic aspect of food from its growing and […]

Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Cook Islands

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    This most beautiful place is absolute beachfront on an island atoll, and has just been awarded ‘World’s Leading Boutique Island Resort’ at the World Travel Awards, for the 4th consecutive year! Here you’ll discover a seducing enclave of romance, refinement and luxury that beckons to even the most discerning traveller. The resort has just […]

Clayoquot Wilderness Resort, Canada

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    Inspired by late 19th century Great Camps, Clayoquot Wilderness Resort promises a delicious irony of indulgent luxury, and remote, untamed wilderness. The quintessential marriage of soft adventure and soft beds. An enclave of 20 great white canvas guest and family suite tents, plus dining tents, spa tents, and lounge tents offers visitors a taste […]

Bateleur Luxury Camp – Masai Mara

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    Set among the forests on the edge of the Masai Mara, the inviting and luxuriously appointed tents of Bateleur Camp, with their own private butlers, reflect the style and glamour of vintage Africa. Experience classic safari style, where wildlife adventures by day blend with elegant panache under canvas at night, at Bateleur Camp. […]

Mahua Kothi Lodge – Bandhavgarh N.P. India

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    Discover the beautiful jungle of Bandhavgarh National Park and learn about the rich biodiversity of Central India. A once-in-a-lifetime experience, replete with adventure, impeccable service and lush luxury. The name Mahua Kothi draws its inspiration from one of India’s most beautiful trees, the Madhuca Indica or butter tree. The lodge sprawls over the […]