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    5 of the world’s best serviced apartments for the business traveller

    Travel around the world on business a lot? If you do, you’ll no doubt appreciate the comfort of a good quality, long-term base when you travel – something that gives you more independence and privacy than a traditional hotel stay. We spoke to o...
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    Special feature: Carnac Thalasso Spa Resort and Hotel, Carnac, Brittany, France

    We recently visited Carnac in Brittany – a resort famous for its Neolithic standing stones – so that our two boys could compete in a sailing competition. Carnac itself is divided into two distinct areas – Carnac-Ville (the historic, main ...
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    How Men Can Fight Toxic Masculinity and Rape Culture

    If you’ve been following social media, chances are you’ve seen many of your friends posting #MeToo in recent days. Women have been posting this phrase to signal that they, too, have been a victim of sexual harassment and assault at some point i...
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    6 excellent, independent restaurants in St Petersburg

    Russia is experiencing a food revolution due to food sanctions that have been in place for the last three years. We have selected just six of our favourite independent restaurants in St Petersburg to showcase how creative and forward thinking the Russian f...
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    Johannesburg: Between Fear and Fascination

    The first thing I was told about Johannesburg was how dangerous it is. It started with my family at home, and progressed to fellow travellers I met in Zimbabwe and Botswana. My roommate in Victoria Falls told me he never left the hostel during his time in ...
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    Top 5 superyacht watersports toys

    Chartering a yacht can provide the perfect opportunity for those with a love of water sports to get their adrenaline pumping and fully enjoy all that the ocean has to offer. Yacht charter provides an unforgettable experience and many superyachts come with ...
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    Top 5 high altitude resorts in the Alps for early skiing

    I feel the same as you, it’s been a disappointing summer, and now your thoughts are turned to the white stuff, the mountains, the buzz, that magical feeling of just standing on a mountain and looking down, surrounded by the white stuff, snow… lots of...
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    Sun, surf and slopes: Winter in Andalusia

    Long famed for its sweeping beaches and seemingly endless summer sun, Andalusia is without a doubt a Mediterranean sun-seeker’s paradise. But what many people may not understand is that the intense summer rays are usually not the most comfortable of the ye...
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    Top 6 luxury lodgings around Lake Tahoe

    Lake Tahoe is one of my favourite places on the planet. And I’m not alone. Mark Twain author of Huckleberry Finn – wrote this about that view: “…at last the Lake burst upon us—a noble sheet of blue water lifted six thousand three hundred feet above the lev...
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    First time in Bali? Which area should I stay?

    Bali, the number one holiday destination for 2017 (according to TripAdvisor), is attracting tourists from all over the world. And a question often asked: which area in Bali should I stay? Bali is a large island with many different towns and villages, each ...
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    Winter in Provence

    When you think of Provence you might well think of warm, sunny days, lavender fields and cold glasses of Rose. With only a couple of weeks until November and the real onset of Winter here in Provence, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to dispel the my...
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    17 Best Travel Books To Fuel Your Wanderlust (Plus A Kindle Giveaway!)

    These are some of the best travel books ever (in my opinion). If you're looking for travel inspiration, you can't go wrong with this wonderful collection of travel stories & helpful guides. This is a post from The Expert Vagabond adventure blog.
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    17 Best Travel Books To Fuel Your Wanderlust

    These are some of the best travel books ever (in my opinion). If you're looking for travel inspiration, you can't go wrong with this wonderful collection of travel stories & helpful guides. This is a post from The Expert Vagabond adventure blog.
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    5 luxury honeymoon experiences in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos

    Planning a wedding is stressful, there’s no two ways about it. But planning a honeymoon should provide respite. No table plans to navigate, caterers to negotiate with, or photographers to sift through. This first holiday as a married couple should be the p...
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    Top 5 luxury ranches in North America

    That is quite a bold claim and of course, it is subjective, but I think these are the best. They vary in size and facilities but they all offer exemplary service, excellent food, good riding and the wonderful chance to be the cowboy of one’s childhoo...
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    Top 10 ski schools in Meribel

    I’ve spent countless winter months in the beautiful Meribel Valley and have got a fair bit of experience in the The Three Valleys. We hope our ten top ski schools in Meribel will give a good point to start your research. As one of the most popular re...
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    Edinburgh: a city that thrives in winter

    As records prove, Edinburgh is not a warm city. Not even the most ardent festival fanatic will claim that the weather, as well as the laughs, are incredible in August. So don’t deny or ignore the cold – embrace it. Because Edinburgh is built for it, Edinbu...
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    Lima’s top attractions

    Year in and year out, travelers are astounded by Lima’s culture and cuisine. It’s often the first stop for international travelers, who then continue on to Cusco and the Sacred Valley. Lima is worth at least a few days, at the very least for the incredible...
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    15 things to do in Karakol

    Last year I had the privilege of visiting Kyrgyzstan for the first time. I attended the World Nomad Games, got a taste of adventure...
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    Take your honeymoon to the secluded shores of the Galapagos

    After months of preparation and organizing with family, friends and planners, take your first few weeks of marriage to a place where you can truly begin your new adventure together – an archipelago of not only stunning beauty, but also unworldly dive...
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    Pula! 5 natural changes with the arrival of the rains in Botswana

    The word ‘Pula’ must be the favourite word of the Batswana (the people of Botswana). It is so valued that it’s the name of their currency, the friendly expression used to convey ‘Cheers!’, and it translates literally as ‘rain’. In total, 80 per cent of the...
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    12 boutique hotels in India that scream luxury

    How do you define luxury? What is it that immediately comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘luxury’? Luxury in its raw from is the purest definition of extravagance with tranquillity. Creature comfort is just one aspect among others. Let&#...
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    How Much Does it Cost to Travel? 7 Week RV Trip in the American West

    Welcome to our ongoing series: How Much Does it Cost to Travel? The goal of this series is to provide you with real budgets people have used for trips they have actually taken. This could be anything from a long weekend in Miami to 6 months backpacking aro...
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    Recipe of the week: Eggs Benedict

    Eggs Benedict was invented at Delmonico’s — America’s first restaurant — in the late 1860s by Chef Charles Ranhofer. The dish, which was named for a regular Delmonico’s patron at the time, Mrs. LeGrand Benedict, consists of warm toasted brioche rounds topp...
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    5 popular food items recommended for the well-heeled traveller in China

    The Chinese love eating – that’s a fact. Food is an important part of the Chinese culture. It has been for thousands of years. It is usual for a Chinese to greet another with “Have you eaten?” rather than ‘How are you?” as practised in the West. Chin...
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    The world’s most exciting city? A compelling debate

    In partnership with The Platinum Card® from American Express® You may recall that I was planning to attend an event hosted by 1843 Magazine and The Platinum Card from American Express recently – a debate in which five different cities, proposed by five dif...
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    7 luxury reasons to visit Hanoi

    Having visited Vietnam many times previously it’s been some time since we passed through Hanoi, people kept telling us we should return for multiple reasons, including some ‘must visit’ hotels, delectable vegan food and the nearby stunnin...
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  • Video of the week: Roads of Argentina

    Guillaume Juin went to Argentina to explore two parts of the country: the north (Salta’s region and its incredible desert landscapes) and the south (El Calafate, its glaciers, and beautiful mountains). It was entirely filmed on Sony A7SI, just with a...
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    Top 8 sights and sounds of Colombo

    Colombo is now a must visit city in your travel itinerary to Sri Lanka where many make a pit stop to shop, buy mementos to take home or to sample the varied restaurants and roof top bars that the capital has to offer. There are also many sites to visit tha...
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    7 of Africa’s must-stay private islands

    There is something particularly romantic about the idea of a deserted island, a place untouched untouched by urbanisation and the hassles of everyday life. Crystal clear waters, white beaches, and peace and quiet beckon. But though a Robinson Crusoe-style ...
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