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.
Travel by land, air and sea across south-central Alaska with Tailor Made Alaska: Kenai Fjords to Denali by Abercrombie & Kent.
Alaska is raw, unforgiving and incomparably beautiful. It provides a rare opportunity to see bears up close, raft amongst glaciers and witness the snow-capped wonders of this vast country. With Abercrombie and Kent leading the way, travellers can experience Alaska first-hand on a custom-designed tour.
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.
Dreaming of wildflowers, wine and the Italian countryside – head to Tuscany.
Located in central Italy and stretches from the Apennines to the Tyrrhenian Sea. From the sandy coastlines to the rolling hills and vineyards, the allure of Tuscany is undeniable.
Add a little natural luxury to your life and get back in touch with mother nature. Find your inner Zen amongst the lush rainforests, wild waterfalls and turquoise waters of Asia’s top five natural swimming holes.
With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how to celebrate. From female empowered island retreats to race car driving, treat your mum like the queen she is. Check out our top five Mother’s Day inspired destinations and activities.
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.