Busting out of your comfort zone with an out-of-the-ordinary adventure is all the more enjoyable with a little luxury, as on these standout trips.
We ask the experts – cruise specialists from a collection of Australia’s finest Virtuoso member agencies – to recommend their favourite European river cruise destinations. A Virtuoso luxury travel advisor that specialises in cruising will provide unbiased advice and the expertise to match you with the
Forget overwater bungalows – under the surface is where it’s all happening, writes Kate Powell. While some ambitious travellers are taking to outer space, a number of luxury hotels and restaurants are heading instead to the ocean, calling on cutting-edge tech to unveil the world’s first
James Nicholls shares highlights from two of Greece’s most beautiful but lesser known islands, Milos and Paros.
If only the wallpaper could speak — it would surely plead “Not guilty”, writes John Borthwick. At the beautiful little L’Hotel Paris, the bold green wallpaper with Oriental peacocks that graces the Oscar Wilde Suite was once accused of murder. Oscar Wilde and L'Hotel Wilde, the great Irish
Nestled in the heart of the French Alps, the Three Valleys– or Les 3 Vallées – is the largest linked ski area in the world. It’s unsurprising that it makes the perfect holiday destination for keen skiers and snowboarders. Many people, however, are still in the
Old-world charm meets modern makeover; Natarsha Brown suggests you forget everything you think you know about Malta. It’s been affectionately nicknamed ‘The Silent City’. Mdina, a hilltop stronghold that was once the capital of Malta, more than deserves its title: the only sound is the languorous
Challenge your own perception of what’s possible for your next sojourn with our top 25 most awe-inspiring experiences. 1. Search for polar bears Join the migration of majestic white polar bears as they make their way over icy rivers and across the subarctic plains to the seal-rich
Carolyn Lockhart boards the luxury riverboat ms Emerald to cruise on the Rhône and the Saône from Arles to Lyon through the gentle countryside of Provence and southern Burgundy. On a golden autumn evening in Provence we drive down an avenue of plane trees planted by Napoleon
Throughout the 20th century, this secretive French malletier created luggage for discerning travellers from Coco Chanel to the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Amelia Hungerford steps into the world of Goyard. Jean-Michel Signoles began his love affair with the French brand Goyard as a collector in