Archive for the ‘Holidays’ Category

Luxury resort Anantara Lawana opens in Thailand

Luxury resort Anantara Lawana opens in Thailand

The luxury Anantara Lawana Resort & Spa, Koh Samui is celebrating its opening in Thailand this week.

The resort’s 88 rooms and 34 pool villas open onto a glistening beachfront, just north of Chaweng Beach in the north-eastern corner of the island. (more…)

Two-wheeled wine weekends

Two-wheeled wine weekends

Proving that riding a bike is much more than just a way to get from A to B, luxury cycle holiday company Love Velo has teamed up with Hotel du Vin to run indulgent wine weekends for cyclists wanting to escape the city. (more…)

You can finally roam across Europe with your mobile

You can finally roam across Europe with your mobile

Smartphone users rejoice: data roaming charges within the EU will become cheaper than ever in July – and will fall even further by 2014.

Most travellers have been confused by a pricing policy which appeared to be aimed at ensuring consumers did not use their smartphone at all while away, or face returning home to a bill similar in scale to the cost of the holiday itself. (more…)

Touring Italy at high speed

Touring Italy at high speed

Aimed at the vast company of car enthusiasts worldwide, Ferrai tours – based in picturesque Tuscany – feature some of the most iconic and idolized cars around.

With a fleet that includes theFerrari 430 Spider,Ferrari Californiaand of course the 2011 World Performance Car of the Year, the Ferrari 458 Italia, the company offers VIP excursions for individuals or groups. (more…)

Meet the luxury holiday experts

Meet the luxury holiday experts

The Luxury Travel Fair in London is a unique opportunity to find out about the hottest luxury holiday experiences before anyone else.

Whether it is hunting down an exclusive villa on a private island, or a stay in the latest chic boutique hotel, those in the know will be at the Luxury Travel Fair at Olympia, London this November. (more…)

New on the slopes

New on the slopes

A random round-up of assorted ski news to get you in the mood for the new season…

Val Thorens, in the French Alps, already lays claim to being Europe’s highest ski resort, and is now launching a bid to become to most high-tech. (more…)

Sir Richard Branson reopens Necker Island to visitors

Sir Richard Branson reopens Necker Island to visitors

Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island is back open for business, less than a month after fire detroyed the Great House on the exclusive resort.

The idyllic Caribbean island made front page news when Kate Winslet, her two children, and Branson’s 90-year-old mother Eve narrowly escaped the blaze which razed the island’s main accommodation to the ground. (more…)

Owzat for a holiday?

Owzat for a holiday?

A cricket match might conjure up scenes of a quintessentially English summer, but in reality, days in the UK when it’s cloudless and sunny enough to sit through hours’ worth of innings are sparse. (more…)

Gourmet cruise of the Mediterranean

Gourmet cruise of the Mediterranean

It is notoriously difficult to get a table at his Michelin-starred restaurant on Park Lane in London. But on a gastro cruise of the Mediterranean, guests can have Japanese masterchef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa to themselves in person, every night. (more…)

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