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The latest luxury travel news and reviews from Luxury Lifestyle Magazine. Discover the very best in luxury travel, five-star hotels, resorts, spas and more. Be inspired by the world’s most exotic locations, recommended destinations, travel advice and tips.

Accessories & Gadgets

The must have toddler travel products

Every parent knows that travelling with a little one involves lots of preparation and organisation; which even then can still be overwhelming. Leading travel writer Caroline Cooper has picked out the...

Why you should use a VPN when travelling abroad

By LLM Reporters

What is the most important thing to take with you when travelling abroad? A VPN. Using the internet abroad differs a lot from what you’ve used to have at home. And we’re not talking about new...

The must have travel apps that make holidaying easier & more enjoyable

By LLM Reporters

Whether you’re heading to the beaches of Majorca, or crossing the pond to America, chances are you’re going to be taking a smartphone with you. But, how often do you set aside time to see what apps...

Seven top travel accessories for backpackers

By LLM Reporters

When it comes to planning your next getaway, backpacking might not exactly be at the top of your list. From night buses to hostels, nothing about the traditional idea of it screams glamour – but it’s...

Nearly 90% of guests happy to use apps to organise hotel stays

By LLM Reporters

A hospitality trends survey commissioned by a leading London-based international branding and interior design agency has revealed that 88 per cent of people staying in hotels would like to reserve, check...

Cruises

Cruise Review: Uniworld’s Venice and the Gems of Northern Italy

For landlubbers yearning for tranquillity, Uniworld, voted ‘No. 1 River Cruise Line’ at Travel and Leisure’s 2018 World’s Best Awards, offers the ultimate retreat for lovers of...

Review: Amadeus Classical Rhine Cruise from Basel to Amsterdam

By Natasha Heard

If you’ve been there, done that and got the t-shirt with backpacking and the typical British summer resorts, if the thought of sitting by the pool listening to other families argue makes you cringe and...

Five of the best luxury cruises for nature enthusiasts

By LLM Reporters

Poet John Keats wrote of nature in, ‘On the Grasshopper and Cricket’, that “the poetry of Earth is never dead”. Any nature enthusiast, I’m sure, will agree. The world is there for exploration...

Get clued up on your cruise holiday etiquette

By LLM Reporters

Cruises are an ideal and popular way to wind down, enjoy a summer holiday and soak up the summer sun. They also offer a huge range of locations, activities and cuisines to choose from. It’s therefore...

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Single travellers on Galapagos cruise ships: Which ships are best?

By Melanie Kruger

When it comes to luxury holiday destinations, the Galapagos Islands have got it all. Located 1,000km from the Ecuadorian mainland, this idyllic archipelago of islands is brimming with interesting volcanic...

Destinations

The 10 most exotic islands in the world to run laps on

With National Fitness Day on Wednesday 28th September fast approaching, and the use of the #runitfast hashtag hitting 1.2 million posts on Instagram, fitness expert Erny Peibst has picked 10 stunning Island...

Welcome to Santanyi: A hidden gem on the Isle of Majorca

By LLM Reporters

The sleepy town of Santanyi in Spain has something special to offer those in need of a health overhaul as well as a bit of culture, discovers writer Nilufer Atik When most people think about a luxury break,...

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Three cities with the best work/life balance to move abroad to

By LLM Reporters

Striking the right ratio of a work-life balance can be tricky, and with a new career abroad or sabbatical period ahead of you, it’s important to get to know the country you’re going to be spending...

The top five luxury African safaris for a Christmas to remember

By LLM Reporters

Travel writer Sophie Ibbotson checks out the best places to spend Christmas on safari. In the midst of this long, hot summer, it can be hard to imagine a time will come when the days are short, cold, and...

Enjoy the delights of Peru by train with Belmond’s Andean Explorer

By Charlotte Davies

Our journey began in Cusco train station, sipping fruity cocktails while musicians and dancers dressed in vibrantly-coloured ponchos performed traditional Peruvian dances. Behind us, a team of concierge...

Hotels, Resorts & Villas

Enjoy a wine tour and weekend stay at Sula Vineyards, Nashik in India

At Sula Vineyards, India’s number one winery and largest wine producer in the country, there is so much to do that it makes for a holiday like no other. Travel writer Bindu Gopal Rao checks in to...

Hotel Review: The Jehan Numa Palace, Bhopal in India

By LLM Reporters

Leading travel and food writer Smita Iyengar wallows in regal opulence laid out in pristinely alluring environs of one of India’s finest, bespoke contemporary luxury hospitality addresses. UNIQUE IDENTITY Set...

Seven super floating stays around the world

By LLM Reporters

Words by James Wong In celebration of Fashion Week, Booking.com (booking.com) will partner up with alice + olivia to bring the very first fashion yacht this September, one that you can actually stay at...

Hotel Review: Stay and Play at Jamaica Bay Inn, Marina del Rey, LA

By Merilee Kern

If your idea of a good vacation involves water as the prime attraction, then Marina del Rey is for you. Billed as Los Angeles’ “coastal playground,” this city boasts water activities abounding year-round....

Grand Resort Bad Ragaz: The ultimate luxury spa resort in the Swiss Alps

By Pippa Park

It’s official – the Swiss are good at everything. We sent Pippa Park to one of Europe’s finest medical spas to discover the art of relaxation… Sometimes you just need to run away and recharge your...

News, Features, Tips & Advice

Nine things to consider before booking a luxury spa break

With National Spa Week (September 10-17) in full swing we spoke to Jason Goldberg, managing director of leading spa booking agency SpaSeekers.Com, for his top tips on booking the perfect spa break. DO...

The world’s most luxurious Phinisi yacht launches in Indonesia

By LLM Reporters

September sees the launch of a magnificent luxury Phinisi super-yacht, Prana by Atzaro. This beautiful handbuilt boat is the biggest of its kind in the world. At just over 55 metres in length, Prana has...

Get off road in the Arctic with Off the Map Travel

By Lauren Kirton

Off the Map Travel have recently launched a unique adventure holiday experience that takes guests across the Arctic wilderness of Norway, Sweden and Finland. The Arctic Explorer trucks are specially designed...

Five luxury travel secrets to make your next trip a breeze

By LLM Reporters

Planning out your trip itinerary doesn’t have to be the only fun part of travelling – there are a few hidden ways to make the process of getting to your destination easier and more comfortable. 1....

Living in luxury: How to plan an indulgent holiday abroad

By LLM Reporters

Wherever you’re heading on holiday this year, the chances are that you’ll want to make it your best getaway yet – after all, it’s not that often you get to sit back, relax and unwind for a week...

Private Jets

The benefits of private jet charter vs private jet clubs

Private jet clubs are a growing trend in luxury travel, essentially allowing members the opportunity to share the cost of private charter flights. The Uber Pool of the skies, this concept has been successfully...

Private Jets: Why are more business travellers choosing this option?

By LLM Reporters

For many business travellers, commercial airlines are a thing of the past. How come? Private jets are becoming increasingly popular for many businesses, despite the fact they’re more expensive. This...

The most beautiful private jet interiors

By LLM Reporters

Although flying by private jet has, in recent years, become more accessible, it is hardly becoming mainstream, au contraire. This mode of transport still requires the passenger to be in possession of more...

Inside three of the world’s most luxurious jets

By LLM Reporters

Private jets are renowned for their luxurious interiors. Whether you’re chartering a large or small jet, you can be sure you’re going to fly in pristine luxury. However, there’s no denying some jets...

The only way is up for JetClass as new GlobeAir partnership is announced – adding an air of luxury to business travel in Europe

By Melanie Kruger

Things are taking off for groundbreaking new start-up, JetClass – which has announced a brand new partnership with leading European private jet operator, GlobeAir. In a move that is set to provide a...