Posts Tagged ‘world’

Around the world with Hugh Jackman

Around the world with Hugh Jackman

The superhero star of X-Men has morphed just as easily into the all-singing, fearless frontman in Les Miserables. But when the cameras aren’t rolling he is a true-blue Aussie…

Where have you just come back from? (more…)

Noma pops up at Claridges for the Olympics

Noma pops up at Claridges for the Olympics

The world’s most in-demand chef looks set to create the world’s most in-demand pop-up restaurant, when Rene Redzepi (pictured), head chef of Noma in Copenhagen, creates a pop-up version of the world’s number one restaurant in London’s Claridge’s hotel. (more…)

Worlds most expensive afternoon tea?

Worlds most expensive afternoon tea?

In a bid to create the world’s best afternoon tea, Cliveden House, in Berkshire, has designed a spread costing an astonishing ?550 per couple.

Executive Head Chef Carlos Martinez uses some of the most expensive produce in the world. (more…)

Giorgio launches world’s first Armani hotel

Giorgio launches world’s first Armani hotel

Legendary Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani opened the world’s first Armani hotel this week in the world’s tallest building: the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

The luxury 160-room hotel – which was personally designed by Armani himself – occupies the fifth to eighth levels of the towering skyscraper, as well as levels 38 and 39. (more…)

First descent into The Lost World

First descent into The Lost World

Here’s one for travel junkies who like to be first to do everything. A new trip offers visitors the chance to abseil where no tourist has ever abseiled before: down Mount Roraima, the highest tabletop mountain in South America, on the borders of three countries: Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana. (more…)

Exclusive dive trip to Raja Ampat

Exclusive dive trip to Raja Ampat

A new trip lead by marine biologist Dr Andrea Marshall, star of BBC Natural World documentary ‘Andrea: Queen of mantas’, takes travellers to the depths of Indonesia to learn about manta rays. (more…)

Discover the World finds Northern Lights in Sweden

Discover the World finds Northern Lights in Sweden

Discover the World, the tour operator specialising in trips north of the Polar Circle, has just launched a brand-new Northern Lights tour to Swedish Lapland. Located a four-hour flight from London’s Heathrow Airport and home to less than five per cent of Sweden’s population, the area is stunningly beautiful and has an unpolluted coastline, mountains, rivers and forests. (more…)

Readers Travel Awards 2010: winners revealed

Readers Travel Awards 2010: winners revealed

Earlier this year, we asked you to vote for the things you really like about travel, from business hotels to destination spas, airlines to specialist tour operators. From your responses we compiled the Readers’ Travel Awards 2010, the best the travel world has to offer, and the winners and runners-up all gathered in central London last night for celebrations at the beautiful Royal Institution of Great Britain on Albemarle Street. (more…)

Help conserve water by surfing

Help conserve water by surfing

Water sports enthusiasts can now help conserve water by taking part in a new event launched by Six Senses Laamu.

Six Senses Watermen will see a host of surfing icons and divers join forces with water conservationists to inspire and educate guests through ‘how to’ clinics and talks. (more…)

Going off-piste in the Himalayas

Going off-piste in the Himalayas

In recent years, the north Indian region of Kashmir has been quietly attracting more adventurous travellers, who come for its little-visited sights and tranquil landscapes such as Dal Lake. (more…)

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