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Niyama hotel beach view studio
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By Guest blogger
On: 23rd September, 2015

9 Reasons to visit Niyama in the Maldives

  • Maldives

Niyama is a luxury wonderland that's perfect for guests who want to be washed up on a desert island castaway-style, but with all the trimmings of a modern and chic hotel. No creature comforts have been spared and there's a distinct cosmopolitan vibe. I spent just three days exploring the…

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By Guest blogger
On: 1st September, 2015

Vietnam - Top 5 Rooms With a View

  • Vietnam

I set up my 'Eddie Harrop' travel bag brand whilst living out in Saigon inspired by the diverse tropical prints I saw in daily life out there. They are all hand luggage size which makes it easy to jet set around places and are now stocked by the likes of Net-a-Porter.

By Tom
On: 8th April, 2015

Aman Hotels: All You Need to Know

Once an Original Traveller, Aman's Director of Sales for the UK and Scandinavia, Olga Pavlova knows all about what our clients look for in a luxury hotel. I sat down with Olga to get the inside track on all things Aman...

aerial view of desert island maldives
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By Rosie
On: 13th August, 2014

The Best Luxury Hotels in the Maldives

  • Maldives

The spectacular combination of clear waters, pure white sands, and a plethora of swanky luxury hotels has made the Maldives one of the most desirable destinations for those wanting to pamper themselves on holiday. Being home to some of the world's most impressive luxury hotels means the task…

Laucala Island, Fiji
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By Guest blogger
On: 24th April, 2014

Private Island Holidays: Robinson Crusoe Meets Modern-Day Billionaire

  • Seychelles
  • Fiji
  • The British Virgin Islands
  • Hawaii

What does a wanderlusting billionaire have in common with Robinson Crusoe? A penchant for desert islands, of course. Private Islands have become the ultimate statement of wealth and opulence in the past few decades. Little did Crusoe know that his life of primitive solitude would be so…

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By Guest blogger
On: 23rd April, 2014

The Monastero Santa Rosa in Italy

  • Italy

For this week's Throwback Thursday we've picked an oldie but a goodie in Italy. Jules stayed at The Monastero Santa Rosa in 2013 - read the review.

By Tom
On: 26th September, 2013

Loafing Abroad: The Best Luxury Hotels in the World

  • Estonia
  • Maldives
  • France
  • Oman
  • Muscat
  • French Polynesia

In ten years of owning a travel company I've found that clients fall into two very distinct camps. For some, the hotel is a mere utility - a roof over their heads at night while they pack endless activities into busy daytime schedules. For others, it's only about the hotel, and the thought…

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By Guest blogger
On: 24th July, 2013

Top 5 Hotels in Europe

  • Italy
  • Greece
  • Spain
  • Myanmar (Burma)

Planning a holiday to Europe but not sure where to stay? To help with your decision, I have created this list of what I believe are the top 5 hotels in Europe... Having lived in Spain I have always been passionate about Europe and the wonders it has to offer.

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By Guest blogger
On: 22nd July, 2013

The Conrad Algarve: A Hotel Review

  • Europe
  • Portugal

We all know that during the summer months the Algarve is pretty hot, but things just got hotter in Quinta Do Lago.

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By Guest blogger
On: 28th March, 2013

Room with a View Favourites

  • Abu Dhabi
  • Australia
  • Italy
  • Maldives
  • Mexico
  • Thailand

These are ten of our all-time favourite rooms with views that we will never tire of! How do you like your views? From sunrises over deep gorges and flat plateaus, to long drawn-out sunsets casting long shadows along the beach, often the most memorable aspects of travelling are the views.…