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The Highlights of India

Adventure, EARTH, Inspiration, Travel

From flavoursome foods to ancient arts, India has always inspired curiosity though its rich culture and remarkable history. Everything about India is bright, colourful and magical. It’s a land of extremes, of vibrant beauty, brilliantly coloured saris, and exotic smells of incense and spice. India has a habit of capturing your heart, leaving you desperate for more.

Image courtesy of Mahesh Balasubramanian Photography

Seven Destinations for a Luxury Family Getaway

Adventure, EARTH, Lifestyle, Travel

Seeing the world through a child’s eyes is seeing magic. Everything is new and exciting. To be able to show your children the variety of cultures, people and landscapes the world has to offer is a gift that will be cherished. With so much on offer, its hard to narrow down where to take your family on holiday. To take some of that pressure off, make your destination choice a simple one and get you planning you trip ASAP, look below for the seven top destinations for family fun.

Image courtesy of Sassy Mama

Daring Divers

Adventure, Dive, Lifestyle, SEA

Below the frozen seas is a life unexpected. Hidden amongst the iceberg sculptures and the soft corals is a diverse and rich marine life waiting to be explored.Ice diving in the Arctic and Antartica offers a unique and almost untouched experience for those daring enough. And daring you must be, for the icy waters are not for the feint hearted. With the right gear and a thirst for discovery, Arctic regions and Antartica could be yours. Here are our picks for the six top spots for ice diving.

Image courtesy of Allways Dive

Angama & Call of the Wild

Adventure, EARTH, SAFARI, STAY, Travel

In Swahili Angama means “suspended in midair”, which is exactly where your breathe will be upon witnessing the vast and impressive landscape surrounding Angama Mara. In the wilds of Africa, set on the edge of the Great Rift Valley and overlooking the Maasai Mara lies this exclusive lodge.

Image courtesy of Angama Mara

Arctic Surf

Adventure, STAY, SURF

Surfing and summer tend to go hand in hand. So, what on earth is a surf school doing in Norway? Well, the story goes that in the early 1960’s two boys, Thor Frantzen and Hans Egil Krane, were working aboard ships that sailed all over the world. One day, the boys and the ship they worked on arrived in Sydney, Australia. After trying surfing in Sydney, they returned to Norway with a new found passion for surfing. By looking at the album cover of a Beach Boys album they copied the design making their own surf boards. And so, surfing in Unstad Bay began.

Image courtesy of Just Luxe

Summer Romance in Colorado

Adventure, EARTH, Inspiration, Lifestyle, STAY, Travel

Ever think you would read the words ‘romantic’ and ‘ghost town’ in a sentence together? Well here goes… Nestled in an Alpine Valley not far from Telluride, lies the romantic ghost town of Dunton Hot Springs Resort. Picture, luxuriously restored hand-hewn log cabins, revitalising hot springs and rolling green hills and you’ll be in Dunton Hot Springs.

Image courtesy of Dunton Hot Springs Resort

Five Scenic Summer Drives in Colorado

Adventure, Lifestyle, Regions, Travel

Colorado is beautiful in winter, but it’s absolutely sublime during the summertime. With boundless mountain peaks, wildflower meadows and breathtaking scenery Colorado is one of the most beautiful states in America. From desert terrain to forested mountains, the rich natural beauty of Colorado has something for everyone. With that in mind, here are our top five scenic drives to enjoy in Colorado summer.

Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic Byway Photo courtesy of Kate Runs Colorado

To Infinity…

Adventure, BILLIONAIRE, Space

With a launch date set only four years from now, the world’s first (or should I say, galaxy first?) luxury space hotel, will be an experience of a lifetime! Orion Span, whose mission is to create sustainable communities in space through technological innovation and advancements, is behind this luxury space adventure. The luxury space hotel goes by the name of Aurora Space Station. The station aims to give an exclusive astronaut experience to its guests.

Image courtesy of NASA

The Deluxe Collection

Adventure, CITY, EARTH, Lifestyle, Regions, Travel

With over 23 years of experience building strong bonds with local guides and catering to every style of travel, Wendy Wu Tours offers unique and enriching opportunities. Group tours as well as private, independent and tailor made tours are available to Central and Southeast Asia, China, Japan, Taiwan, Mongolia, South Korea, and even Central and South America. Offering Essential, Classic, Immerse Yourself and Deluxe Tours in partnership with dedicated local teams, Wendy Wu gives you an immense variety of tours from which to choose.

Image courtesy of Pioneer & Beyond

A Snow Lovers’ Paradise

Adventure, SNOW, STAY

Five Peaks, 2098 acres of expansive terrain and an average snowfall of 366 inches annually. Breckenridge truly is a snow lovers’ paradise! With its base sitting at 10,000 ft., Breckenridge has one of the longest ski seasons in the US and receives more snow than almost anywhere else in Colorado. Whether you’re a novice boarder or skier, or the next Olympic gold medallist, there are slopes and lessons for every level available. From the bustling main street, with its toasty fire places and craft beers, to festivals celebrating Nordic gods, snow sculpture art competitions and film festivals, there’s fun in store for all who venture here.  This giant snowy playground is just waiting to be explored.

Image courtesy of blog.breckenridge.com

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