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24 Mediterranean islands you wish you knew about

Adventure, Dive, EARTH, SEA, STAY

From Greece to Malta, the Mediterranean is full of secret islands waiting to be explored. But with so much choice (and so much beauty) how do you choose which islands to visit? With this ultimate guide, First Class will take you off the beaten path to some of the lesser known islands scattered throughout the Mediterranean.

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Rolling into the Royce

Inspiration, Lifestyle, STAY

I feel like I’ve just stepped out of a pumpkin as my Adidas shoe plants itself on the polished floor of the Royce Hotel on St Kilda Road. If only I had my boa or a flapper dress and some dashing T-strap heels. Even the air is delicately perfumed in this lobby which oozes 1920s style with its gold painted ceiling, red velvet wall panels and winding ballroom staircase.

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Ultimate Guide to Luxury Festivals

EARTH, Festivals, Lifestyle, STAY

Tackle the festival season in style with the ultimate luxury festival guide.

Festivals were once associated with warm beer, mud and poorly pitched tents. No more. From couture fashion to champagne sprays, the festival scene has gone luxe. With yachts, yurts and Michelin starred dining on offer, there really is no other way to festival.

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Balloon Over the World’s Driest Desert

BALLOON, EARTH, SKY, STAY

Take to the skies of San Pedro de Atacama for a unique ballooning experience.

Atacama is the world’s driest non-polar desert. But you won’t find an arid wilderness here. From vast salt flats to flamingo flocked lakes, this extraordinary region is bursting with life. What better way to take it all in, than with a birds-eye view.

Image courtesy of Awasi Atacama

The Edge of the World

Adventure, EARTH, SAFARI, STAY

See a colony of Emperor Penguins in the White Desert of Antarctica and Africa’s Big 5 all in one adventurous holiday.

When it comes to epic destinations, Antarctica and South Africa are at the top of any list. Head to Antarctica and South Africa for the ultimate explorer’s adventure with Scott Dunn. From extreme weather to extreme wildlife, this once-in-a-lifetime exploration of Antarctica and South Africa will see you travel across glaciated landscapes and relax in some of Africa’s most exclusive safari lodges.

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Top Five Luxury Hotel Experiences

Inspiration, STAY, TravelManagers

The competition between luxury hotels around the world is high: all of them striving to offer the best of everything. But what truly sets some of these hotels apart in the luxury space is a unique experience that they alone can offer: here are five of our favourite hotels that are providing unique experiences for the high-end, luxury traveller.

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Eco-Luxe for Earth Day

EARTH, Inspiration, Lifestyle, STAY

Earth Day was designed to inspire awareness and appreciation for the incredible planet we live on. The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22nd, 1970. Over the last 49 years, Earth Day has expanded from the original 20 million Americans to over 1 billion people participating in Earth Day activities. In celebration of our wonderful planet and all who call it home, here are our top five eco-friendly hotels across the world.

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A Florentine Adventure

CITY, Inspiration, Lifestyle, STAY

Florence is one of Italy’s most beautiful cities. From the iconic Ponte Vecchio to Brunelleschi’s Cupola, Florence is a city full of history, culture and outstanding Italian cuisine.

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Adults Only… shhhh

EARTH, Lifestyle, STAY, Travel

Whether you’re a parent or not, sometimes you need a holiday sans children. That means no unexpected pool splashes, no extra-long elevator rides and no tantrums (from you or the child). And when it comes to romance, adults-only resorts offer the perfect setting. Fall in love with these six luxury resorts.

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GaGa for Gaga

EARTH, Inspiration, Lifestyle, STAY, Travel

When it comes to stays, stars and The Strip, Las Vegas resort Park MGM has it all. From five-star accommodation to A-list entertainment, this resort knows how to deliver. And with the recent residency launch of six-time Grammy award-winner, Golden Globes and Academy Award winning superstar, Lady Gaga in full swing, there really is nowhere else to be when in Las Vegas.

Image courtesy of Park MGM
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