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Blog archive - December, 2013

Cathay Pacific bids farewell to the Jumbo Jet on its UK Route

31 Dec 2013
Categories: Air Travel, From The Editor     Tags:

Today, 31st December 2013 marks the last flight from London of Cathay Pacific’s long-haul workhorse, the much loved Boeing 747-400 ‘Jumbo Jet’. Our luxury travel blog takes a nostalgic look back at its history at the airline...

Great Seat Prices in the Cathay Pacific Winter Sale

30 Dec 2013
Categories: Air Travel     Tags:

For those of you who may be fed up with this depressingly stormy and wet winter weather many of us are having, our luxury travel blog brings you news of Cathay Pacific’s Winter Sale, where you can fly off to a much warmer Australia from as little as £749 or Asia from £599 return...

Dzongri Goecha La Trek

27 Dec 2013
Categories: Asia     Tags: ,

Our luxury travel blog pays a visit to an awe inspiring trek amidst spellbinding vistas. Dzongri Goecha La Trek is one of the most romantic treks and climbs under a shade of Rhododendron in full bloom. On no other trek, does the trail turn red like it does on this route…

British Airways Galleries Lounge at Heathrow Terminal 5

24 Dec 2013
Categories: Air Travel, Luxury Travel     Tags: , ,

As many people escape the storms and fly off to warmer climes this Christmas, our luxury travel blog takes a look at how airport lounges can take the stress out of travelling at this busy time of the year...

Don't Bring Home Bed Bugs as Surprise Souvenirs

20 Dec 2013
Categories: Travel News     Tags:

They're tiny, they bite and they've made a big comeback. Our luxury travel blog takes a look at something we’d rather not share our bed with. The population of bed bugs in the U.S. dropped in the 1950s but started to increase in recent years, according to the Centers for Disease Control...

Alive in the Dead Sea

19 Dec 2013
Categories: Luxury Travel, Middle East     Tags: ,

Whilst many of us are feeling the winter freeze and snow, our luxury travel blog ventures to warmer climes and Israel’s Dead Sea. Located near Jerusalem on Israel’s eastern border, the Dead Sea has been a “tourist attraction” for millennia with visitors coming to indulge in the healing properties of its waters…

Planning a trip? Check your Credit Rating

18 Dec 2013
Categories: Travel News     Tags: ,

Today our luxury travel blog takes a look at credit ratings because when it comes to trips away, there's nothing worse than making plans and getting excited about them, only to find you've been hampered by your own credit rating – especially if your score wasn't actually your fault...

UK Christmas Markets

16 Dec 2013
Categories: European Travel, Infographic     Tags:

Christmas is now just around the corner and it’s not too late to wrap up warm and get yourselves down to a Christmas Market for a festive cup of mulled wine, a mince pie and a browse of some amazing unique gifts. Our luxury travel blog takes a look at what you can see and do around the UK this month...

Jetlagged? Rehydrayte seasonal skin with Dr Dray’s Mesotherapy

13 Dec 2013
Categories: Health and Beauty     Tags: ,

We take a look at some health and beauty tips in today’s luxury travel blog as Christmas is just around the corner and many of us could probably do with some pampering…

Hotels get creative when it comes to their Christmas Trees

With Christmas less than two weeks away, our luxury travel blog goes in search of hotels around the world who have been the most innovative when it comes to creating that special ‘wow’ Christmas tree and have found a 25 foot Willy Wonka Christmas Tree in London...