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The great outdoors: promoting healthy minds in adults

Sometimes we all need a break from everyday life. Thanks to the digital age, we spend most of our days glued to screens and stuck inside, cultivating increasing levels of stress and anxiety. Nature offers an escape. Taking time out of your busy schedule to reconnect with nature could make a world of difference to your physical and mental well-being.

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Ancasta reveals ‘ones to watch’ at the Southampton International Boat Show 2019

The show, which annually attracts more than 120,000 sailing enthusiasts from around the world, is the largest event of its kind in the UK and provides a major boost to the local economy. Ahead of the show, Ancasta has revealed the ‘ones to watch’ amongst its 20-strong fleet of boats available to view at the show.

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The top 7 most luxurious hotels in the world

If you desire an all five-star service and experience, staying in a luxury hotel is the perfect way to sample the lifestyle of the rich. Featuring stunning architecture, world class amenities and fine dining, luxury hotels offer an exceptional experience for the elite. For the most tasteful luxury travelers, the experts at Property Turkey have compiled a list of the top 7 most luxurious hotels in the world.

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Is this the most luxurious waterfall experience in the world?

Sitting on the border between Brazil and Argentina, Iguazu Falls is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world, Alison Brinkworth explores why a visit to these cascades is such an unforgettable holiday.

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Discover the story of De Vere Tortworth Court

De Vere Tortworth Court, a Grade II listed Mansion House Hotel, is offering guests a rare opportunity to hear from the experts and delve into the history of the stunning, historic Mansion House and arboretum, throughout Heritage Open Days (13th – 22nd September 2019).

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The top 7 most exclusive, private islands in the world

If you crave an exclusive and secluded holiday, staying on a private island is the epitome of luxury travel. Offering peace, world class service and unspoiled nature, private islands offer an exceptional experience for the elite. As one of the most luxurious getaways available, the experts at Property Turkey have compiled a list of the top 7 most exclusive, private islands in the world…. Read More

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Passports around the world and the level of freedom they hold

As a nation, we base our entire year around escaping from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and boarding a plane. Be it for a weekend city break, a honeymoon, or a gap year – it is what we live for. The UK passport is the one of the most valuable in the world and it’s fair to say that we often take… Read More

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Uniting True Luxury with True Sustainability

Ravana Garden Boutique Hotel was envisioned with just one goal in mind – to truly harmonise with the natural environment and become the world’s premier eco-hotel. Since its creation, Ravana Garden has impressed with its dedication to ‘sustainable luxury’, a new concept that looks set to revolutionise the industry. As a result of this, Ravana Garden was recognised as the ‘Most Outstanding Tropical Hotel’… Read More

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Hotel Haldenhof Redefines the Meaning of Exceptional Guest Service

Based in the idyllic Austrian village of Lech, the Hotel Haldenhof is the perfect base after a long day spent on the slopes – though it truly delights in its peerless dedication to a personalised service. After the hotel was recognised with the ‘Award for Excellence in Outstanding Guest Services’ in the 2019 Global Luxury Hotel & Spa Awards programme, we spoke with Michael… Read More

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Lennox Hotel Miami Beach opens its doors this August

Original 1930s Art Deco and Mediterranean Revival property has been restored and transformed into a piece of living history Boutique hotel offers 119 rooms, restaurant, private beach area, and Mediterranean-style courtyard with swimming pool and poolside bar Interiors are curated by acclaimed Argentinian interior designer Juan Ciavarella A striking new modern hotel, combining contemporary design with original Art Deco design, will open its doors… Read More

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Accommodating the Most Discerning of Tastes to Create Truly Authentic Experiences

Feel Luxury Holidays is a luxury platform that offers exceptional villas that are sure to meet – and exceed- all expectations. Partnered with the best concierge services, they have built a reputation on creating unforgettable experiences for their guests. We spoke with one of the company’s Managers, Sybille Cabalé, to find out more about how their commitment to excellence has helped forge an enviable… Read More

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Borrow A Boat announces first of its kind partnership with Ocean Independence

The UK’s leading and fastest growing boat charter platform Borrow A Boat has announced the launch of Borrow A Boat Plus, welcoming a partnership with Ocean Independence. The collaboration between a digital platform and superyacht central agent is the first partnership of its kind in the market which will bring an unprecedented level of ease and access to superyacht charter. Ocean Independence, who operate the… Read More

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Top ten most stunning waterfalls around the world

Visiting a waterfall is one of the most spectacular experiences ever. It is one of the most jaw-dropping wonders of nature to see gallons of water almost falling from the sky at its full force. Whilst some waterfalls are exhilarating to stand under, there are some that are simply awe inspiring to watch. To help guide you to your next adventure, the experts at… Read More

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Japan’s Unmissable Luxury Experiences

In the lead up to Japan hosting the Rugby World Cup this Autumn and the 2020 Summer Olympics, Alison Brinkworth, writing for LUXlife, highlights unmissable experiences the country has to offer.

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London’s Brand New Fitness Studio that’s putting the Personal back in Personal Training

WE11 is the new fitness-wellness concept set across 4,500 sq. ft on Great Portland Street, and London’s answer to the often-restrictive culture of mainstream gyms. Providing luxury flexible co-working spaces for freelance professionals and their clients, WE11 is a new independent fitness concept that enables freelance trainers and therapists to take back control of their industry and champion their passion for fitness and wellness… Read More

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Most luxurious destinations to visit and start a business

Seychelles, Maldives, New York, London and Amsterdam are all locations that are included in the top luxury destinations in the world. A luxury holiday can provide an amazing experience, fulfilled with all of the amenities one can expect and, in some cases, it can represent a business opportunity. In this article, we explore some of the locations that are both luxury holiday destinations and… Read More

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Considering tying the knot abroad? Here’s a list of marriage laws from all over the globe

Your wedding day is supposed to be one of the happiest days of your life. Whether you’re the groom waiting at the alter or the bride walking down the aisle, it’s a moment you’re going to remember for the rest of your life. According to research, the average UK wedding in 2017 cost £15,000, even though 61% of couples made their own favours. Twenty-seven… Read More

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Sardegna Luxury: The Expert in Boat Rental & Concierge Services in Sardinia

Sardegna Luxury Boat Rental & Concierge Services specialise in providing Boats and Yacht hire and tailor-made, expert travel services to clients to and throughout the island of Sardinia.The firm has made a dramatic impression in the luxury sphere for their unbeatable expertise in Sardinia’s Emerald Coast and La Maddalena archipelago, but, that barely scratches the surface for what Sardegna Luxury has to offer. Serving,… Read More

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Italian holiday specialist, Sardatur Holidays, marks Medici anniversary in 2019 with new tour

This year, Italy celebrates the 500th anniversary of the birth of Catherine & Cosimo I de’ Medici of the famous Medici dynasty. A programme of special anniversary events will take place in Italy across the summer, including new exhibitions, guided tours and theatrical performances. To mark this occasion, Sardatur Holidays – the UK’s leading Italian holiday specialist – has created an exclusive five-night Medici-themed… Read More

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Why the Package Holiday is Making a Comeback

During the 1980’s, package holidays were all the rage, with glossy brochures promoting weeks away in sunny beach locations such as Spain and Portugal. Over the years, package holidays began to decline in popularity with many holiday goers seeking city breaks and ‘DIY’ holidays over the internet. With the shock collapse of various seemingly established online holiday websites, waves of wary consumers are now… Read More

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Follow in Attenborough’s footsteps and uncover the secrets of Indonesia whilst helping to protect one of the world’s richest marine environments

For those who have watched Attenborough’s explorations in awe, now’s the time to follow in his footsteps and shun the shores of the Mediterranean for the mystical islands of Indonesia. There is no better way to explore the 17,000 islands that make up this archipelago, than onboard the 51 metres Dunia Baru. This spectacular vessel, which was handcrafted from teak and ironwood over eight… Read More

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The Most Beautiful Places to Stay in Wales

Wales has become a hotspot for travellers who want to enjoy and explore the country’s enviably picturesque landscapes, and rich cultural heritage. With the ‘rise of the staycation’, Wales has soon become the next luxury mainstay, as people around the UK and overseas are drawn to its unique atmosphere, warm hospitality, hearty cuisine and exceptional hotels, B&Bs and properties. Below we have chosen to… Read More

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Discover the hidden beauty, and scientific treasures, of Antarctica, with Cookson Adventures.

From Cook Island, to Patagonia, to the remote white wildness of Antarctica, Cookson adventures has delivered an incredible journey of scientific discovery  Kickstarting this adventure was the urge to explore the Antarctica Peninsula, a love of wildlife, and a desire to link up with the superyacht Planet Nine. One of a new breed of explorer superyachts, Planet Nine’s ice class specification allows her to go… Read More

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British Polo Day New York combines great British luxury with American sparkle and world class polo

A Celebration of British Luxury Brands in the city that never sleeps against a backdrop of world-class polo hosted by Chelsea Barracks, supported by VistaJet, and generously supported by Sam Ramirez and his family In this, its 10th anniversary year, British Polo Day was excited to be back Stateside for the second New York event and the 74th British Polo Day. British Polo Day… Read More

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Explore The Newly Re-Opened Portofino And Its Stunning Natural Park

In the Italian district of Liguria lies Portofino Park, a protected location offering a breath-taking view of the Ligurian coast.

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Top 2019 luxury travel destinations according to Instagram

Instagram has become a main source of inspiration for many things in our lives – wedding, birthdays, fashion and of course, travel. We analysed which destinations had received the most likes, comments and hashtags and then compiled a list of the world’s top travel destinations and calculated how much a nights stay will cost you in each location if staying in an Airbnb. The… Read More

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Spend Father’s Day on the fairway

Trump Turnberry opens series of golf events with a family focu  Trump Turnberry, a Luxury Collection Resort is gearing up for the summer season with a host of family friendly events across their iconic courses including the Open Championship Ailsa course.  Voted the Best Golf Resort Great Britain & Ireland 2019 by Golf Digest, Trump Turnberry will be running Family Golf Days throughout the year…. Read More

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Levison Wood The Gurkha Welfare Trust

‘I fought in the Second World War and I have ten medals. The fighting was non-stop. I kept fighting and fighting but I didn’t die. I fought against the Japanese. I also fought in Germany. I have been to many places to fight. I didn’t die.’ Rfn Chandra Bahadar Garbuja had walked from his home in Shikha to the secondary school I was visiting… Read More

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Embrace the Luxury Staycation

It’s official – it’s time to ignore the siren’s call of distant shores and tropical paradises. The staycation is the up-and-coming trend for the season. Forget yoga retreats, urban escapes and beach resorts: the staycation is quickly gaining traction as people realise that some of the best luxury properties and experiences can be found without the need to pack a passport. So, with that… Read More

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Casa Montani – Your Luxury Guesthouse in the Heart of Rome

Established over ten years ago by Giuseppe and Charlotte Montani, Casa Montani is an exquisite guesthouse in central Rome. Renowned for its peerless guest experience, Casa Montani was named ‘Rome’s Best Luxury Guesthouse’ in LUXlife’s 2019 Global Luxury Hotel & Spa Awards. Giuseppe took some time out of his busy schedule to tell us more about Casa Montani’s unique and enduring appeal “The idea… Read More

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Discover Authentic Moroccan Luxury at Riad Ilayka

Located in the heart of Marrakech, just 200 metres from the Jema El Fna Square, is Riad Ilayka – an authentic, and luxurious establishment that truly captures the Moroccan spirit. Named ‘Morocco’s Leading Luxury Hotel’ in the 2019 Global Luxury Hotel & Spa Awards, we took a closer look to see how Riad Ilayka has forged its enviable position in this competitive luxury market…. Read More

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An Agrotourist Delight in Ibiza’s Hidden Haven

This summer, Ibiza’s countryside is the perfect location for travellers and holidaymakers looking for yoga and wellness retreats. Can Lluc, an authentic and historic countryside estate that has been transformed into a beautiful boutique property, is an exceptional location for unwinding and re-charging.

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The World’s Best Views From Incredible Heights

Everyone wants to explore an array of different countries. In a world where we’ve become fully focused on aesthetics, we don’t mind settling on a quick trip to Spain for a pretty awesome view that can be uploaded straight to Instagram for all of our followers to see  But where should you be heading?  UK: The Shard, London Known as the highest viewpoint of… Read More

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How many of these fictional streets have you heard of?

Everyone wants to emerge themselves into the universe of our favourite characters. Whether this is associated with soap operas or cinematic masterpieces, we’ve become extremely familiar with the streets many of these people grew up on — but what are some of the most known?   Mary Poppins’ Cherry Tree Lane If you’ve recently watched Mary Poppins Returns starring Emily Blunt, you’ll definitely feel… Read More

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LUXlife’s Interview with Travel & Book influencer Lucy Pearson

LUXlife had a chance to sit down and interview Lucy Pearson, who ditched her day job to follow her passion and become an influencer who shares her passion for travelling and books four years ago. Lucy now makes a living sharing news about independent bookstores, new book launches, literary hotels, alongside running literary book workshops through her website The Literary Edit.   She also recently… Read More

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For An Ibiza Weekender Rooted In Wellness, Look No Further

For guests seeking an exceptional Ibiza experience rooted in wellness and wellbeing, look no further than Mikasa, a beautiful boutique hotel with rooms inspired by the four seasons and twelve different moons. Bordered by one of the region’s finest yoga establishments, this is the perfect hotel for a relaxing break in the sun.