One of the best ways to get under the skin of a country is to get behind the wheel. Whether it’s a 4×4 with all the bells and whistles or a classic that’s older than you, cars are still one of the best ways to see the sights. Here are our top five self-drive trips […] The post Top 5 self-drive holidays appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
This month’s blog round up includes a post on Penang’s street food scene with an innovative twist © Carlina Teteris / Getty Images The beginning of a new year is a time for both reflection and preparation, and this month’s blog post submissions from our Pathfinders left us with a lot to think about. We’ve been wowed by offbeat wildlife encounters in Mexico, humbled by the sight of mighty eagle-assisted hunters in Kyrgyzstan and left pondering over current issues pervading the online travelsphere. Though it was a tough task to narrow down our favourites, here’s our pick of travel blog posts from our Pathfinder community in January. The Monarchs of Macheros, Mexico – Jessie Stringfield It’s always refreshing to read a travel yarn that manages to completely capture the imagination
Getting away from it all is harder than ever thanks to Wi-Fi, constant connectivity and more iDevices than you can shake a charger at. Still, we’ve managed to pick our top five island escapes where you can adopt a ‘no shoes, no news’ ethos from the moment you arrive. Peter Island Resort & Spa, British […] The post Top 5 island escapes appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
A pizza and gelato cooking class in Rome reminded me of what I had already learned about Italians and cooking: simple is better. The post Cooking Class and Dinner in Rome appeared first on Solo Traveler.
It’s easy to get lost. To look around and suddenly find yourself wondering how you got here — and why it seems so far from where you thought you’d be. What wrong turn did you take? Is there still time to go back and start again? To be the person you wanted to be? To do the things you want to do? One day becomes a year, which quickly turns into a decade. Before you know it, you’re miles from the life you imagined. “Tomorrow,” you say to yourself. “Tomorrow, I’ll fix things.” But tomorrow comes and goes and you continue down the same path, caught up in the surging river that is life. Reading entries for my round-the-world trip contest brought regret to the forefront of my mind. I saw so much of it from the strangers who entered; strangers who poured their heart out to me about loss, pain, s
Heading away on a ski trip together with your loved one is guaranteed to be romantic. Discover snow-covered, enchanted kingdoms and let the open fires and candlelit dinners work their magic. Here are our top five European destinations to fall in love with. Escapism in Geilo Skiing in Norway is more relaxed than much of […] The post The top 5 European ski resorts for couples appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, many may have romance on their mind – and how better to enjoy time with a loved one than exploring the vast plains of Africa or relaxing on an Indian Ocean island? Here are Africa’s Top 6 most romantic properties, for 14th February as well as any other time of […] The post Top 6 romantic luxury properties in Africa appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
I was truly amazed to discover that the magnificence which is Venice is on a list of 12 places to avoid visiting in 2018! Not only is this one of the most precious and beautiful cities in the world, it is in fact an open-air museum and should be treated with the utmost respect and […] The post Is Venice succumbing to tides or tourists? appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Do you know which US state has a name meaning ‘snow-covered’ in Spanish? Or what you’d traditionally find hanging from your door on your 25th birthday in Germany? Test your knowledge of travel trivia with the March edition of our monthly quiz. Give it a go and showcase your score on Twitter and Facebook. TAKE THE QUIZ Up for more travel trivia? Have a go at last month’s quiz. Find quizzes just like this, plus plenty of travel inspiration and planning tips in Lonely Planet Traveller’s UK edition.
Between the beautiful beaches, subtropical weather, bright sunny days, thriving nightlife, and well-known Cuban food, it’s hard to pass up any opportunity to visit the wonderful city of Miami. Miami has been described as the “Capital of Latin America” and if you have ever been, you can see why. Miami has a heavy Cuban and […] The post 5 high end restaurants you need to visit on your next trip to Miami appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.