In an unexpected turn of events, a new travel trend is taking over – swim trekking. Swim trekking is not simply a splash in the ocean then a return to dry land. Instead, the idea is to swim in and around some of the worlds most sublime oceans, lakes and fjords. After all, why only restrict yourself to trekking on land when the siren song of the ocean is calling?
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.
From revolutions to rumours of lost princesses, Russia is a country of mystery, fierce winters and great beauty. The revolutionary city of St. Petersburg, offers insight into the grandeur and opulence that was imperial Russia. And there is nothing so enticing in St. Petersburg than a night with the Russian Ballet where Russian ballerinas are internationally renowned for their excellence and discipline.
Live like the kings and queens of old in these five wonderfully luxurious castle hotels. A rich and exciting history, ornate interiors and medieval magic, with the just right amount of modern luxury, awaits for those seeking something a little different. Are you ready to feel like royalty?
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 exactly 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.
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.
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.
From June to September, food lovers and self-proclaimed gourmands will be flocking to the sun-soaked islands of Santorini for the exclusive Andronis Gastronomy Festival. Guests will experience sublime dining brought to you by Michelin starred chefs in three seaside locations across three months. With almost four annual festivals under their belt, this is a foodies delight.
Where the sun shines, the water glistens. From natural to man-made, this list of top ten pool experiences will have you swimming in some of the most luxurious and beautiful pools in the world. Time to pack your swimwear and pick a pool… or better yet, try them all.
The ability to bring together the boutique warmth and friendliness of family with the exclusivity of luxury accommodation, is a fine art. Masters of this fine art are brothers Panos, Markos, Vangelis and Marios. Their parents George and Elefteria Daktylides founded the Myconian Collection in 1979, and to this day the core of the collection remains the same: “to create the ultimate hospitality experience that comes straight from the heart”. Leading the way in luxury accommodation, a stay at one of the Myconian Collection is all you need when in Mykonos.