Plummeting from a helicopter onto spectacular off-piste terrain is the only way to ski if you’ve got the budget for it. The pastime is thought to have begun as early as the 1950s in the US, but these days there are a wealth of luxury destinations that provide thrill-seekers with the greatest of downhill pursuits.
France and fragrance go hand-in-hand, but the country has so much more to offer than just Chanel No.5. While dedicated scent-lovers can easily find their way to the shrines of Guerlain and Annick Goutal, this handy guide will take you to some of the lesser known boutiques throughout perfume’s holy land.
The search for the polar bear is bound to excite and intrigue any dedicated wildlife adventurer, but you don’t have to sacrifice your creature comforts to spy this elusive bear. There are now a number of luxury expeditions which will take you on top-notch arctic safaris in search of the adorable killer.
It’s hard not to fall under the spell of Africa with its magnificent landscapes and wildlife, but spotting the big five doesn’t necessarily entail giving up your creature comforts. There are luxury lodges and exotic camps across the magical continent that provide experiences on par with any world-class hotel.