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    6 great restaurants in and around Grenoble

    Nestling in a picturesque alpine valley, Grenoble is often seen as a winter hub to be scrambled through to reach the nearby ski resorts of southeastern France. However there are plenty of attractions here all year round, including free museums, festivals a...
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    10 luxury villas in Thailand that will steal your heart

    Thailand is known for its undeniable tropical appeal. Pair that with a long list of stunning private luxury villas that dot the shores and hillsides on its stunning islands, especially Phuket and Koh Samui, you got a perfect holiday destination. With full ...
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    Travel video of the week: Waterfall road in Nepal

    Talk about extreme. This road in Nepal is overwhelmed by a waterfall, making it more akin to a river than a road, and yet still the traffic drives on through! Sadly there’s no information given on exactly where in Nepal this is, as we would love to k...
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    Leaves are falling, so pack your bags!

    If you live in the northern hemisphere, the striking change of seasons is upon you now. Autumn is such a beautiful phase of the natural rhythms of birth and death. Final harvests make it a busy time full of quaint apple and pumpkin picking, hay bail rides,...
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    The best safari experience in Africa?

    There are over 10,000 safari lodges and camps in Africa – a daunting number when it comes to making a decision as to the one or two which would be best to visit! To help manage this large number the Safari Guild was set up in 2008 which now consists ...
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    Why Greece is a Fall destination

    An acclaimed summer destination for the entire world, Greece has successfully entered the top 25-list of countries that travelers select for their summer vacation. Usually, by referring to summer the months of July, August and September come to mind and th...
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    5 ideal honeymoon destinations

    Congratulations… you are engaged. Now the excitement of planning your big day lies ahead. Lots to think about and do, maybe plenty time, maybe not, but whatever, it will come round much quicker than you are expecting it, and that is a fact. It just seems t...
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    Top 5 magical safaris in Uganda and where to stay

    Want to go on safari in Uganda, but have no idea which package to pick? We understand what you are going through, as there are countless experiences just waiting to be had in this small East African country. Below, we run down the best five options for a m...
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    Where to see amazing wildlife in Latin America

    Latin America abounds with all manner of fascinating wildlife species, from tree-dwelling monkeys and birds of paradise in an array of colours to rare marine creatures like the pink dolphin and land-based ones like the elusive jaguar and the famous camelid...
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    Luxury travel news this week

    Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please click on the red bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the page and click ‘subscr...
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    Top 5 cruises for an unforgettable luxury holiday in Antarctica

    A holiday to the white continent of Antarctica is on many a traveller’s bucket list, but how can you decide on which cruise to take? There are now a number of operators offering exciting trips to this vast and icy part of the world, all with their ow...
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    A guide to skiing in Norway

    The Swiss Alps have long been the byword for luxurious European skiing, but those in the know are heading further north to Norway. This land of pine forests, towering peaks and deep fjords offers an abundance of varied terrain, making it perfect for mixed ...
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    Top 6 destinations in Asia for a luxury Winter getaway

    As the winter months creep into the Northern Hemisphere, the temptation to swap the chilly drizzle of the British Isles for brighter and warmer climes elsewhere is at an all-time high. Here are some of our absolute favourite spots to escape to across the g...
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    The world’s most beautiful Autumnal festivals

    When it comes to the seasons, there is arguably none more beautiful or breathtaking than the season of Autumn. With its colourful leaves, crisp morning air and rainbow filled fields, it’s undoubtedly one of nature’s most marvellous masterpieces. Of course ...
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    Travel video of the week: Northern Lights in Greenland

    Let the Northern Lights or the Aurora Borealis remind you of the seemingly infinite beauty in Greenland. It is one of the great surprises of the Arctic night and the best time to see this phenomenon is on a dark, clear Autumn or Winter night. You can exper...
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    Luxury travel treats: Helly Hansen race sailing special

    Any of you that are frequent or even semi-frequent visitors to A Luxury Travel Blog will know that, when we are not away travelling, we spend quite a lot of our weekends taking our boys to race sailing events up and down the country, as well as overseas. A...
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    Discover where the rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef

    If you drive south from Port Douglas, Australia, hugging the coast on the Captain Cook Highway towards Cairns, you arrive at the Thala Beach Nature Reserve – where the World Heritage Rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef. The Nature Reserve Hotel is loca...
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    How even really busy people can have travel experiences of a lifetime

    Awesome Experiences provides travel experiences of a lifetime for busy people. Helicopter over the ultimate adventure destination of Mount Everest, track gorillas in Rwanda, explore the otherworldly lunar landscapes of South America or visit Rajasthan and ...
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    A Luxury Travel Blog at World Travel Market and Arabian Travel Market

    Hot on the heels of last month’s Luxperience event, A Luxury Travel Blog will be in attendance at next month’s World Travel Market as well as at Arabian Travel Market next April. If you would like to meet at either of these events to discuss ho...
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    Top 5 things to do in Rome before your cruise

    Rome is a popular embarkation port of call on many Mediterranean cruise itineraries, and thus lends itself beautifully for a few days stay before your cruise, allowing plenty of time to explore this historical city. Cruise ships dock at the port of Civitta...
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    Scenes From a Bookstore

    “Why do they have so many copies of  my book? Is that a bad sign? Does that mean no one’s buying it?” “No. Your book has been out for a year, and they have a lot of copies. That’s a good sign. That means they keep it in stock....
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    782 Words About Writer’s Block

    I don’t know what writer’s block looks like for other people. I’ve never discussed it with my friends who write professionally, perhaps because it seems like a silly, self-indulgent think to talk about. “Hello, friends who also make...
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    Best Day Trips from Florence, Italy

    Day trips from Florence, Italy can take to the best places in Italy within a few hours. Just hop on a train and in no time you can be riding in a gondola through Venice or sipping wine in Chianti or eating your way through Bologna or taking hilarious selfi...
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    Best Day Trips from Florence, Italy

    Day trips from Florence, Italy can take to the best places in Italy within a few hours. Just hop on a train and in no time you can be riding in a gondola through Venice or sipping wine in Chianti or eating your way through Bologna or taking hilarious selfi...
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    On Travel, Lost in Translation, and Park Hyatt Tokyo

    I am the girl who has not seen a lot of movies. Star Wars? I saw it once, when I was six, and I got so scared, I thought Darth Vader was hiding in my closet for the next several months. I’ve never seen any of the other Star Wars movies. E.T. had a si...
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    On Travel, Lost in Translation, and Park Hyatt Tokyo

    I am the girl who has not seen a lot of movies. Star Wars? I saw it once, when I was six, and I got so scared, I thought Darth Vader was hiding in my closet for the next several months. I’ve never seen any of the other Star Wars movies. E.T. had a si...
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    From the Mediterranean to Cheddar Bay.

    My husband and I are driving through southern Oregon, like we have every summer since we were married. I see a Red Lobster. I scream. I tell him to pull over immediately. He ignores me. After more than a decade together he can distinguish between my “somet...
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    AK Monthly Recap: April 2018

    This month my beautiful friend gave birth to the most perfect baby boy. Not only am I crazy about this kiddo, I’m an auntie for the first time ever! That, far and away, is the highlight of this past month. It also made me feel even more grateful for ...
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    AK Monthly Recap: April 2018

    This month my beautiful friend gave birth to the most perfect baby boy. Not only am I crazy about this kiddo, I’m an auntie for the first time ever! That, far and away, is the highlight of this past month. It also made me feel even more grateful for ...
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    How to Plan a Day Trip from London to Paris

    A day trip to Paris from London is the perfect addition to a trip to England! Thanks to the fast and efficient Eurostar train, it’s never been easier to visit Paris for a day. Honestly, one day isn’t enough for Paris — ideally, you should...
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