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Sungai Jungle Villas: Bali’s Hidden Oasis

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Escape to the hidden oasis of Sungai Jungle Villas in Bali.

Nestled in the heart of Bali's mesmerising landscapes, renowned for its ethereal beauty and serenity, lies an exquisite hidden gem known as Sungai Jungle Villas. This exclusive property epitomises...

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The Most Exclusive Resort in Dominica

When you visit The Nature Island, if you want an experience that delivers exclusivity, sustainability and six-star comfort, there is no other resort to consider but Secret Bay. The area has been aptly named, situated on a total land area of 40 plus acres including hidden, verdant rainforest perched on a cliff top overlooking the Caribbean Sea. The main airport in Dominica is only 60 minutes away and yet wouldn't look out of place as a regional airport in the most remote parts of Scotland. Yes, Secret Bay is off the beaten track, but paradise is found on the path less trodden.

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A Sojourn to the Enchanting Heart of France

Nestled within the bucolic embrace of southwestern France, the captivating region of Dordogne beckons discerning travellers with its idyllic landscapes, rich heritage, and unwavering commitment to preserving its mediaeval charm. Enveloped in an aura of antiquity and grandeur, this hidden gem unfolds like a sumptuous tapestry, inviting the most discerning of connoisseurs to embark on a remarkable journey through time. Join us as we explore the breathtaking allure of Dordogne, a destination that seamlessly intertwines luxury, history, and natural beauty.

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A Night Away in the Scottish Highlands with Caorunn Gin

The romantic – if rugged – setting is entirely in tune with the character of the drink, which, as I discover during a tour and tasting session at the distillery, is unarguably Scottish. The raw spirit is infused with six traditional gin flavours and five Celtic botanicals – rowan berry, bog myrtle, dandelion, heather and caol blush apple (all of which grow in the immediate vicinity) – via the world’s only working Copper Berry Chamber. This impressively Victorian-looking piece of kit is actually a 1920’s perfume still from the US, where it may or may not have been involved in the production of illicit Prohibition liquor. It contains large trays, on which the dried botanicals are spread, and as the gin passes through as a vapour it is suffused with the plant essences.

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The Ultimate Wedding Gift Guide

Wedding gifts are a significant part of wedding culture, and in many cultures is how guests share their blessings and good wishes to the happy couple. Traditionally, wedding registries were set up for couples who would be moving into their first home together shortly after the nuptials, But now with some couples cohabiting long before they say ‘I do,’ we can no longer count on the newlyweds to tell us what they want. As a rule of thumb, even when a registry is not in place, guests are typically expected to bring a gift; often which at least covers the approximate ‘cost per head’ for the couple [unless the wedding invitation specifically requests gifts in another form like a charity donation]. The importance and expectations surrounding wedding gifts can vary across different cultures and social circles. Some cultures place a greater emphasis on elaborate or expensive gifts, while others prioritise the sentiment behind the gift rather than its value. Regardless of whether you’re known for being a great gift-giver or are usually the person to write their name on the card, we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite wedding-appropriate gifts, no matter your budget.

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Welcome to the Mövenpick Resort, Al Marjan Island

There's more to the United Arab Emirates than the glamour and dazzle of Dubai. A mere 45-minute drive from Dubai's bustling metropolis, the lesser-known Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah offers a respite from the glitz, serving as a delightful antidote to the neon-lit skyline of its extravagant cousin. Framed by the imposing Yanis and Jais mountains and kissed by the cerulean waters of the Arabian Gulf, this destination is a refreshing blend of culture, nature, and luxury. Leading this revival is the new addition to the scene, the Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island. Luxuriating in the tranquil setting of Al Marjan Island, Mövenpick Resort distinguishes itself as a haven for those seeking a balance between serenity and indulgence. At the heart of the property are 418 elegantly appointed rooms, suites, and beachfront chalets, all boasting balconies with unobstructed vistas of the Arabian Gulf. The family-friendly resort doesn't just pay lip service to the term - its spacious rooms come furnished with sofa beds to provide a true home-from-home experience. And for a dash of the extravagant, the beachfront chalets - complete with private swimming pools and terraces - provide the perfect setting for an exclusive, intimate getaway.

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Henley Royal Regatta: Everything You Need to Know to...

The Henley Royal Regatta is, in itself, a British institution. Held annually since 1839, this 6-day event is a pinnacle of the English social season. And from the 27th of June to the 2nd of July, rowing, racing, hospitality, and fabulous outfits will occupy the small civil parish in Oxfordshire. With something to tickle everyone’s fancy, the Henley Royal Regatta is one of the most prestigious sporting events in the world; boasting over 300 races with Olympic rowers and new crews, and Bremont and Moet are just some of the partners that sponsor the event.

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The Ultimate Sydney Travel Guide

Famed for its sandy beaches, spectacular harbour and active lifestyle of its inhabitants, it's no surprise that Sydney is often a bucket list destination for any nomad. And now, with the new visa rules, journeying to Australia has never been easier. Follow our guide for the best restaurants, hotels and attractions for you to visit whilst you’re down under.

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Puente Romano: 5-star luxury on the Golden Mile

The resort is a heavenly paradise in miniature with immaculately manicured verdant gardens, powdery soft sand beaches and world-class facilities that attract celebrities and sports stars alike.

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The Ultimate Dublin Itinerary

All great cities have a distinctive vibe but none more so, perhaps, than Dublin. With a tourist trade based on its famous pub-dominated nightlife, Ireland’s capital has always had a reputation for being a fun, friendly city. But in the last few years Dublin’s star has risen even further. It was recently ranked at 19 by the World’s Best Cities committee – above all British cities bar London – who described it as ‘safe, gregarious and increasingly wealthy’. And of course celebrating St Patrick’s Day at the source is a bucket-list experience – although in Dublin, the festivities last for five days, not just one. For the week around Friday 17th March, Dublin will be even busier, merrier and more entertaining than usual. As is tradition, the St Patrick’s Day parade will kick off in the city centre on the 17th itself and after a two-year break due to the pandemic, this year’s is shaping up to be the biggest ever. New for 2023, the National Museum of Ireland is hosting a ‘day-to-night urban festival’ in the grounds of the Museum of Decorative Arts and History from the 16th to the 20th, with comedy, dance, music and ‘spectacle’. And throughout the city, venues will be entertaining the crowds with a curated programme of events.

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Featuring Luxury City Breaks: Budapest

Embarking on a journey to explore the heart of Europe's beauty and culture, our guide reveals the allure of Budapest as a luxury city break destination. From its opulent history to its contemporary charm, Budapest offers an exquisite fusion of the past and present, inviting travellers to indulge in a refined urban escape. In this curated guide, we'll navigate through the city's grand architecture, culinary delights, artistic treasures, and luxury accommodations, providing an insider's view into how to make the most of your lavish stay in this captivating metropolis. Whether it's your first encounter or a return visit, Budapest's blend of elegance and sophistication promises an unparalleled city break experience.

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Luxury Country Breaks: The Cotswolds

A designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, encompassing almost 800 square miles that run through five counties – Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire and Worcestershire, The Cotswolds is the perfect stay-cation for you and your beau. But where should you stay when they're so many places to pick from? Renowned for its honey-stoned bricks, Moreton-in-Marsh emerges as a quaint market town nestled in the Cotswolds region, where we were fortunate to spend a delightful winter weekend this past January. While navigating the rural lanes, I observed the presence of age-old churches, elegant countryside taverns, and picturesque villages. The landscape seemed suspended in history, embraced by serene, undulating hills and captivating vintage shops. Naturally, my excitement peaked as we eventually arrived at our charming cottage in the heart of Moreton-in-Marsh.

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The Nobu Philosophy on the Golden Mile

Nobu hotel group has been riding the crest of a wave in recent years. From zen Japanese designs to exquisite cuisine, Nobu has been winning admirers the world over. On the plush 'Golden Mile', Nobu Marbella is a destination in itself. It's a self-contained resort that will satisfy your gastronomy, relaxation and shopping needs. Within the same complex as Puente Romano beach resort, guests luckily share the same world-class facilities, yet Nobu guests also get exclusive access to a Nobu pool area, which coincidentally is the same arrangement as when we visited Nobu Hotel Miami Beach. You will also get priority seating and preferred access to Nobu and La Suite, Marbella’s most exclusive club. If you know how popular both institutions are, you'll appreciate this is a considerable benefit.