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Visit a Zambian Legacy That Gives Back to The Local Community

As the eyes of the world turned to Southern Africa following the royal tour of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the staff at Tongabezi in Zambia are continuing a legacy that does not necessarily attract the attention of celebrities but is treasured by those who work and visit this unique destination.

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Would You Like an Upgrade? Luxury Perks and iGaming Sites

The perk culture in the world’s casino playgrounds like Macau and Las Vegas is almost legendary. But what about online gaming sites, which have become a multi-billion-pound arm of the gaming industry? What are the perks like? Can you really have a luxury experience online?

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How to holiday like the Royals for a fraction of the price

Stunning sea views, lavish interiors and a small army of chefs, masseuses and yoga instructors on standby – these luxuries are absolute essentials when Royals like Harry and Meghan head off on holiday. With price tags hitting £100k per week for these beach paradises, how can we ordinary folk enjoy a taste of the gilded lifestyle for less on our getaways?

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Firetree: It’s all about ‘Taste and Quality’ in the Super-Premium Chocolate Sector

Firetree, the single-estate rich volcanic chocolate from the Pacific Islands and Madagascar, was founded in 2017 by David Zulman, Martyn O’Dare and Aidan Bishop who between them have over 85 years’ experience in the chocolate industry.

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5 essential questions to consider when shopping for a new car

Buying a new car is a momentous and exciting occasion for anyone. It’s a time where you can indulge in purchasing the car you’ve always dreamt of- but what should you consider when shopping for a new car? The experts at Design 911 have whittled it down to 5 essential questions to consider in order to make the most painless purchase possible. This way, you can drive the car of your dreams with confidence in your purchase.

+ Key Caribe

Unlocking the Caribbean

Opening the door for you to explore the Caribbean, Key Caribe offers its customers a deeply personal service that has only one purpose – ensuring that you have the best holiday possible.

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The Lux Life Halloween 2019 Experience Guide

Halloween is almost upon us and the spooky festivities are everywhere. Whether you’re in the mood for a vibrant Day of the Dead themed parade, a murder mystery weekend, or child friendly experience to enjoy with the kids, our Halloween experience guide has something for everyone to enjoy.

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The 5 Best Language Translation Apps

Let’s face it, learning another language can be hard. However, simple greetings and understanding of a language can show that you respect a country’s culture when travelling and help build business relationships. To make your life easier travelling abroad, the experts at Absolute Translations have compiled a list of the 5 best language translation apps that are compatible with both iOS and Android devices.

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The Top 7 Most Beautiful Hot Springs in The World

Hot springs are some of the most amazing natural wonders in the world. They are formed when hot water emerges through cracks in the earth’s surface, producing extremely high temperatures at the centre of the spring. The springs are so hot that they create some of earths greatest phenomena. The experts at Property Turkey have narrowed it down to the top 7 most beautiful hot springs in the world so you can plan your next peaceful, luxury getaway.

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4 Cool and Unusual Hotels in and around Toronto

Toronto is rightly one of Canada’s most vibrant and fascinating tourist destinations. Fittingly, it’s also home to a compelling collection of cool and unusual hotels that capture the spirit of this cosmopolitan city. From boutique accommodation to hip resorts, these places help bring to life Toronto’s unique character.

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Can you spot the differences? These British Road Trips Are The Perfect European Lookalikes

As one-third of Brits are now starting to consider non-EU options for their holidays in the lead up to Brexit, a road trip guide released by Tyre Shopper has revealed the 8 best European road trips and their UK equivalent.

+ Martin Miller Gin

Martin Miller’s Gin has announced a gin partnership with the annual London Restaurant Festival

The partnership will see Martin Miller’s Gin create exclusive Michelin-starred dining experiences throughout October at Texture Restaurant on Portman Street, the Beaufort Bar & Restaurant at The Savoy, and at HIDE Restaurant in Mayfair, with menus paired to its signature serves.

+ Date night

How to Organise a Sophisticated Date Night for Your Significant Other

Whether you’ve been in a relationship for two months or two decades, you should never forget one very important point: you’re lucky to be with the person you love. It can be easy for those in a relationship to feel underappreciated if their significant other never does anything to show them how special they are. If you’re in need of some inspiration for a special date night, here are some ideas to help you.

+ Samujana

Samujana: A Picture-Perfect Winter Bolthole on Koh Samui

As the Thai property market continues to power ahead, there has been a surge of property and hotel investment in Koh Samui over the last two years. Within the large luxury villa market on the island, the Samujana estate has been a consistent market leader.

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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.

+ Prestige 590

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.

+ Mardan Palace, Turkey

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

+ Japan’s Unmissable Luxury Experiences

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