For travellers who seek the finest that the world has to offer

January 2016

We look back on the best luxury hotel openings of 2015, from a cosy boutique property in Helsinki to a revived safari lodge in Botswana. Hotel Lilla Roberts, Finland Opened in August, Helsinki’s Hotel Lilla Roberts calls itself the home of Hygge – a Nordic word encapsulating

These top five alfresco rooftop restaurants and bars will have you dining in style high above the city. As Sydney’s summer shows off, leave the high-walled restaurants for the cooler months and experience the open-air luxury of these five-star alfresco treats. The Rook As the sun sets

From monkeys at the breakfast table to diverse mangrove forests and majestic waterfalls, C. James Dale discovers Malaysia’s glorious Geopark, Langkawi, is well worth a visit (or two). This was it. I was making my escape. The prow of the small catamaran was pointed toward Thailand as,

After specialising in the exotic chaos of Morocco for decades, customised luxury tour operator Carol Prior of By Prior Arrangement is getting ready to unveil some of her other favourite destinations in true Prior style. When you’ve spent the past 40 years taking people on luxury

For over half a century, Abercrombie & Kent has been a pioneer in the world of luxury travel. Using the expertise of over 52 offices and 2,220 staff worldwide, the brand is pleased to announce their range of Hosted Group Journeys for 2016. This series of memorable journeys

Looking for the finest cocktails on your luxury travels? Look no further than the much-anticipated list of Drinks International's The World's 50 Best Bars, as voted by a discerning Academy of industry stalwarts. Here are the top 10 from the 2015 awards: 1. Artesian, London This UK favourite

Don't let a little glacial water spoil your fun. Matt Clark, from surfing and snow travel experts LUEX, shares seven ways to help you embrace cold water surfing. Winter has well and truly arrived in the Northern Hemisphere! Never mind that the water is a little chilly; the waves

Spoil your loved one this Valentine’s Day with a luxurious stay at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, where indulgence, adventure and pure romance await. From long-winding trails through picturesque fields, to intimate dinners by candlelight, delight in an unforgettable weekend in the mountains for just the