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Blog archive - May, 2013

NetJets City Guide: What to See and Do in Rhodes

31 May 2013
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An upsurge in five-star accommodation has seen Rhodes transformed in recent years. Steeped in sunshine and history, offering up white sand beaches, secluded mountain villages, and now dotted with boutique hotels overlooking the Aegean, this Greek island can no longer be dismissed as a mass market destination...

Five Tiger Species Close to Extinction

31 May 2013
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The tigers are considered to be the largest and fierce predators of the cat family. They have their own stripes and generally hunt alone or in a pack. They vary in size and can weigh up to 300 kg. There are altogether nine unique types of tigers, but the surprising fact is that three of them - the Bali, Caspian and the Javan have become extinct...

Qantas unveils a new look for Cabin Crew

29 May 2013
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Our mid-week luxury travel blog takes a look at airline uniforms and if you are a regular passenger and planning on flying on Qantas next year you may not recognise your cabin crew. From early 2014 Qantas’ 12,600 staff will be sporting a chic new look, designed by acclaimed Australian designer Martin Grant...

Our Guide to 48 Hours in York

28 May 2013
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So you’re in York this weekend? Looking for something to do? Well rest assured you won’t have to look too far. After an action-packed weekend earlier this year, I can safely say that you won’t run out of things to do very easily either...

Planning the Perfect City Break in Rome

28 May 2013
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Today’s luxury travel blog heads to Rome, one of the most popular destinations for couples, families and explorers. The overwhelming beauty of the city is supported by the relaxed nature of the locals and the peaceful tone that engulfs the city...

Memorial Day Weekend in Las Vegas

26 May 2013
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Memorial Day always falls on the last Monday in May and is the day American’s remember those lost in military service. It is also the long holiday weekend that kicks off summer for many in the US and this weekend sees the start of the summer season in Las Vegas and when the city’s pool parties really come alive...

Ghosts of the Old West: Three Pioneering Road Trip Routes

26 May 2013
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Our weekend luxury travel blog takes out to the US, where it wasn't so long ago that the American West was a relatively barren and lawless frontier. If you yearn to see the dusty ghost towns, prairie lands and gold mines as you've seen them in Spaghetti Westerns, you can do so on these three routes through the West...

Flowering Afternoon Tea on Park Lane

24 May 2013
Categories: Afternoon Tea, From The Editor     Tags: ,

Our Friday luxury travel blog takes a distinctly horticultural turn as the rain falls on the penultimate day of the 100th Anniversary of the Chelsea Flower Show. So why not take shelter at The Park Lane Hotel’s beautiful Art Deco Lounge and treat yourself to a very special Flowering Afternoon Tea complete with an edible Garden Gnome...

The East Coast Experience

23 May 2013
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It’s 8 a.m. on a Friday morning and I’m standing amidst the commuting chaos of King’s Cross station. It could all get very stressful, very quickly, but thankfully my East Coast first class ticket entitles me entry into the First Class Lounge and rumour has it, there’s coffee...

Luxury Summer Holiday Planner

22 May 2013
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We thought we would do something a little different in our mid-week luxury travel blog as infographics are becoming increasingly popular. This Luxury Holiday Planner has been put together by Sovereign and is a guide to where you can go on holiday this summer be it Mauritius in May, Malta in August or Croatia in September...