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Fitness review: The Oitavos Hotel Wellness Retreat with Dan Roberts

Traditional ‘fly and flop’ holidays are being pushed aside as the popularity of active breaks continues to rise. Writer Nilufer Atik decided to try out Portugal’s latest fitness offering… Once...

For casino fans, you just can’t beat the bright lights and excitement of Las Vegas. But what happens when you can’t make it to Sin City? Thankfully, the casino culture has made its way around the world...

Sydney is one of the world’s most stunning cities filled with shiny skyscrapers, 200 year old landmarks, the iconic opera house and a bustling waterfront scene of quays, marinas and waterfront bistros...

With the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle sure to bring some glamour and sparkle to the capital, The Kensington hotel has come up with some great ideas to help get you in the celebratory mood. Inspired...

Words by Bindu Gopal Rao Goa – just the name is enough to evoke the sight of endless beaches and a rich cultural and architectural history. While the North of Goa is more bustling, there is a quiet charm...

For me, the sign of a good hotel is when on your first full day, you’re already looking at costs for a second visit later on in the year; and that’s exactly what I did on our recent trip to the Amwaj...

Before this January, I’d never heard of Aberciger, a tiny little hamlet in Powys, North Wales, but, after a recent idyllic trip there, I’m sure I won’t forget it. Not only did I find...

Stepping onto Basil Street in London’s upmarket district of Knightsbridge takes you among tall red brick buildings boasting a peaceful atmosphere. It sits alongside the mighty Harrods and is also...

There are 5 star luxury hotels that have a central London location and then there is the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire. As the only hotel in the capital with a Leicester Square address, it is ideally...

Niccolo Hotels, the new luxury hotel brand, has catapulted into the limelight with its exciting new flagship property in Hong Kong. The Murray, part of the government’s Conserving Central Project, opened...

The ice had just begun to thaw and the snow was starting to melt – the final reminder of the Beast from the East which battered the country just days before our weekend away. While the bitter wind still...

A bank-turned-art deco luxury hotel in the center of Adelaide – considered by many as the best wine and dine city in the world – The Mayfair hotel has a lot going for it. And so does Adelaide...

Kate Morfoot, leading travel writer and founder of LoveToEatToTravel.com, checks into Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare. The Seychelles islands are a perfect holiday get-away break. If you are in...

When it comes to choosing your next holiday destination, it doesn’t get better than the U.S.A. Famed for its fast-paced cities and vibrant lifestyle, it’s about so much more than just the urban life...

Ireland has been tipped as a must-visit spa destination for 2018, offering world-class health and wellbeing breaks. UK consumers appear to agree, with spa booking agency Spabreaks.com observing an 81%...

Sometimes a hotel catches your eye because of it’s elegant architecture, or an unusual name, it may be the location that is ideal or the staff have a reputation for excellent service. The Ampersand...

Be inspired and captivated by the ultimate of boutique hotels in Melbourne. Leading travel writer Glenn Harris checks in at The Blackman. How would you like to sleep in the gallery of your favorite artist?...

While it’s difficult to beat a sun-drenched beach holiday or a break in the snowcapped mountains, stay-cations with friends and family are definitely the in thing – especially in the luxury market....

Overlooking Cadogan Gardens, Harrods and with suites that you won’t ever want to leave, Jumeirah Carlton Tower, in the heart of Knightsbridge, encompasses all that you would want from a luxury hotel....

Leading travel writer Chloe Boston from WanderWoman Co travels to Copenhagen to review the newly-renovated Hotel SKT Petri, and finds some unexpected retro glam in the city… Copenhagen is a city...

The pop of Champagne being uncorked, the rustle of glitter-studded dresses, the smell of Cuban cigars… Before I jet off to Mykonos, I know what to expect, fully ready to celebrity spot by day and party...

Choosing a hotel that suits your style is all important and whether you prefer traditional or contemporary, established or newly opened, the hotels below all share a sense of style and luxury combined...

Melbourne is an uber cosmopolitan city and arguably Australia’s most artistic and creative city. It is known for its numerous museums, live theaters, galleries and a calendar filled with countless cultural...

The Fairlane, a luxe 81-room boutique hotel, opens today in downtown Nashville’s Arts District. Driven by the clean simplicity of mid-century architectural design, the Fairlane Hotel is bringing the...

Words by Bindu Gopal Rao Located away from the urban chaos of Delhi, is the Aerocity home to a clutch of hotels, restaurants, office spaces and malls too. So you are never really far away and still can...

Voting in the 2018 Luxury Lifestyle Magazine Readers’ Travel Awards (in partnership with Salcombe Gin) is now open, giving you the opportunity to reward those operators and destinations that continue...

Beautiful, varied and unique, Jamaica’s north coast has long been popular as a winter break destination. With pristine white-sand beaches, jungle-wrapped mountains, thundering waterfalls and buzzing...

Europe is known for its medieval walled cities created to protect their inhabitants from marauding pirates and conquerors. One of the finest representatives of these cities is along the crystal blue waters...

I love the New Forest and whenever I have a trip planned for the southern national park I can’t help but imagine a serene and satisfying getaway. It’s the feeling of escape, the stunning scenery,...

Sydney is,  without question, one of the world’s top cities. The Pacific Ocean facing city down under is known for its iconic opera house, the picturesque waterfront and marinas and of course its thriving...

Words by Francesca Lynagh Botswana’s Okavango Delta is arguably one of Africa’s best game viewing destinations. In the east and central part of the delta is the Moremi Game Reserve, an area particularly...

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, thoughts are turning to romantic gestures and how to impress loved ones. Leading winter-sports tour operator, Ski Solutions, has recommended the top 10 most romantic...

Leading travel writer Sally Meeson reviews the iconic Blue Lagoon in Iceland. Set in the pure heart of the Icelandic landscape, the Blue Lagoon offers a complete spa experience. Read her incredible story...

Longing for summer? No matter your fancy, Greece ticks the boxes for an amazing holiday. Of course, any memorable adventure starts with a great hotel. And our pick of the best luxury hotels and resorts...

Singapore is a city with an incredible story. A small country, born in the British Colonial times, that has become a world leader in finance, shipping and trade and now tourism.  One can easily stay for...

Situated in the heart of the historic centre of Palma, Mallorca, Sant Francesc Hotel Singular offers the perfect base for a fantastic city-break, romantic weekend or bolt-hole for year-round Mediterranean...

Words by Sarah Finley Walking into the luxury five star hotel and palace Es Saadi the first thing that strikes you is the décor – statues of lions, a beautiful fountain and deep red sofas – all with...

Offering a world-class collection of ballrooms and beautiful al fresco lawns set in lush gardens with sweeping views of the Arabian Gulf, The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai elevates wedding celebrations to an unprecedented...

In the month of December, I was invited to the Hilton Bangalore Embassy GolfLinks. It was a really good time to be in hotels as Christmas was just around the corner and most hotels all over the country...

Recently I visited Bangalore, one of my favorite cities in India and stayed at the Grand Mercure Bangalore on invitation. The city of Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru, is one of India’s most diverse...

Mui Ne may be a place that most have never heard of. It is a beachside town four hours east of Saigon. But that’s just fine for the in-the-know travelers who migrate each year for the 16 km long stretch...