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Ski the Summit: the top 5
New flights into the mile-high city of Denver have made access into the snow-sure Colorado resorts easier than ever and from Denver the only way is up and along the I-70 to the aptly named Summit County comprising no less than 12 ski resorts. At 2,926 metres, Breckenridge is the highest ski...
 
Top Californian desert escapes
If you are seeking some serious self-indulgence in the Californian desert, then look no further. California's desert resorts know how to do luxury. With dramatic backdrops, from the towering mountains and manicured lawns of the Joshua Tree National Park to the harsh environment of Death Valley,...
 
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 level of the sea... As it lay there with...
 
Ritz-Carlton hotel group launches luxury cruise ships
The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection looks set to defy cruise ship stereotypes. Ritz-Carlton Hotels recently revealed their plans for their luxury cruise line, which is scheduled to launch late in 2019. The three ships that are being designed will be like hybrids of small ocean liners and private...
 
24 hours in Kyoto
If Tokyo is Japan's business center, Kyoto is Japan's cultural center, and a must for any first time visitor to Japan. It was Japan's ancient capital for over 1000 years, until 1869, and its 2000 temples and shrines attract Japanese pilgrims as well as international visitors. While 4 days or...
 
24 hours in Hong Kong
One of the most exciting and vibrant cities in Asia, Hong Kong is a cosmopolitan jungle, with a show-stopping skyline, a legendary kitchen, a wild coastline and beautiful countryside. High finance and high fashion collide amidst the soaring skyscrapers of this culture capital, and charming...
 
Top 5 luxury desert escapes
A stay in the desert is the closest most of us will get to holidaying on another planet. These resorts perfectly embody the trend for pared-back luxury, shifting the focus from overblown opulence to one of pampering and soul-soothing; favouring enriching experiences over materialism. Their...
 
How to spoil your Valentine 8 ways
How to find somewhere special for Valentine's day is one of life's challenges. When roses and chocolates are just not enough, where can you go to spoil your loved one? How to find the right balance between romantic luxury, fun, memorable but not over the top? Heading across the Atlantic is...
 
Why Canada is this year's Christmas shopping hit
The six week countdown to Christmas has begun and the UK is beginning to buzz with festive cheer. But despite the excitement of celebrating the holiday season with family and friends, the thought of crowds and queues when Christmas shopping can turn the best of us into a bit of a Scrooge. The...
 
4 sublime vegan meals in Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a foodies' paradise, there's no doubt about it. Every twist and turn through this densely populated international travel and business hub unveils a new place to eat, whether it's street food or Michelin starred dining. It seems that every cuisine is represented here too with...
 
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