There are streets all over the world lined with perfectly poised luxury shops waiting to be explored. Think Hermes scarves, Prada handbags and classic Louboutin heels. Here are the top five luxe shopping streets around the world for high-end retail therapy.
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.
See the world from a different perspective with the world’s top five sites to charter a private helicopter.
There are some places in the world that can’t be appreciated on land the same way they are from above. It would be like only seeing Mona Lisa’s smile and nothing else, or one star in Van Gough’s Starry Night. With a scenic helicopter flight, you can see the full picture. And truly know the beauty of mother nature.
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.
If you’re planning an African safari holiday, you’re probably hoping to see the “Big Five”: lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo. From Tanzania to South Africa, Africa is home to some of the most amazing, luxurious and unforgettable safari lodges, with every detail meticulously planned to ensure your stay is out-of-this-world. Here’s a selection of our favourites – the “Big Five” of safari lodges, as compiled by TravelManagers’ Sally Barron.
Say goodbye to the winter blues with Sydney’s top five luxury experiences.
Sydney is just as alive and vibrant in winter as it is in summer. From private bridge climbs to igloos by the harbour, Sydney pulls out all the stops in winter. Time to swap the bikini for a coat and experience the cooler side of Sydney.
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.
A luxury rail journey is one of life’s unforgettable experiences, which everyone should have the pleasure of trying first-hand. Travelling through spectacular scenery in a luxuriously-furnished carriage, with copious amounts of leg room and panoramic windows from which to admire the amazing views, is the ultimate in travel indulgence – TravelManagers’ Nicole Edgar shares her five favourites.
Set sail on a Sunsail private yacht and swim with humpback whales off the shores of the Tongan Archipelago.
Made up of 176 islands and even more beaches, Tonga is an island paradise with a lot to give. With some of the world’s most pristine island waters, snorkelling, diving and blue water sailing are island favourites. For a chance to take the trip from memorable to unforgettable, go for a swim with the locals – the humpback whales of Tonga.
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.