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 ‘subscribe’ (works on desktop only – for other ways to subscribe, please click here). This will also alert you to any other posts on the blog. Should you wish, you can unsubscribe at any time, by clicking on the icon again and selecting ‘unsubscribe’.
Saudi Arabia tourism: So what is there to see?
Saudi Arabia’s recent decision to fling open its doors to foreign tourists has sent a mild ripple of excitement running through the travel industry. A vast and hitherto largely closed country is now there to be experienced. So what exactly is there to see in Saudi Arabia? Why go at all, in fact? It’s hardly a budget destination like South East Asia… [read more]
The Queen’s luxurious travel requests revealed – she must have this one item
The Queen is no stranger to travel, visiting over 100 countries during her reign. With that comes a whole host of requirements in order to ensure her trip goes off without a hitch. Now some of her specialist requests have been revealed and it turns out she is very specific about travelling with this one thing… [read more]
This luxurious $110 million superyacht concept was designed to combat climate change
Meet MY Fata Morgana, a luxurious superyacht that was designed to bring attention to climate change. Fata Morgana, Italian for “a mirage,” was designed to be sailed in arctic areas, such as the Northwest Passage. The melting ice caps, caused by climate change, have made the passage easier to navigate and sail through… [read more]
7 of the world’s most verdant city escapes
In an increasingly eco-conscious world, smoky, fume-filled cities often get a bad name. The car exhaust, the noise pollution, the grey, concrete brutalism – urban areas can feel claustrophobic, and it’s no wonder so many city-dwellers spend their weekends escaping to the country. But not every metropolis is so tree-free. Here are a few urban jungles that won’t make you choose between nature and culture… [read more]
Milwaukee is the world’s hottest new travel destination, according to Airbnb. Here’s why it won the top spot.
If your bucket list reads like a directory of some of the world’s most far-flung and expensive destinations, you may be happy to hear that the latest hot spot might be a little more affordable and closer to home. According to Airbnb, which just released a list of the top 20 destinations to visit in 2020, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s most up-and-coming destination… [read more]
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