Blog Posts - Luxury Holidays



A tour of the Motor Valley in style

I have to admit… I’m a nitwit when it comes to cars. I’ve never been too interested in them and how they work. They take me comfortably from point A to B and that’s how I’ve always seen them: as a mode of transport. I re...
by Velvet Escape on Jan 7, 2014

My favourite travel moments of 2013

2013 was an incredible travel year for me. If I counted correctly, I visited 20 countries across six continents. More importantly, I had the opportunity to experience some of the most amazing places (and food!) and meet some truly inspiring people al...
by Velvet Escape on Jan 3, 2014

My first ever solo road trip! Part Two

This is the second of a two-part series about my solo road trip around Victoria, Australia. Read Part One (if you haven’t already). Mingling with the local wildlife I left Daylesford Springs for the 45-minute drive to Ballarat, a town famous as...
by Velvet Escape on Dec 17, 2013

My first ever solo road trip! Part One

It hadn’t occurred to me before but it wasn’t until I was about to leave for Australia that I realised I was about to embark on my first solo road trip EVER! I’ve done many road trips before but never alone. I looked forward to lots...
by Velvet Escape on Dec 12, 2013

A home away from home in Melbourne

“Good morning Mr. Jenkins! Your suite is ready.” I almost danced around with joy when I heard those magic words. It was 10am and I’d just arrived at The Lyall after a gruelling 30+ hour journey from Amsterdam to Melbourne and all I...
by Velvet Escape on Nov 20, 2013

Ten things to do in Dubai

Dubai never ceases to amaze. From the impressive massive palm frond-shaped archipelagos that can even be seen from outer space to the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, Dubai is a true wonder in its own right. Whether you’re holidayi...
by Velvet Escape on Nov 18, 2013

Experiencing Melbourne and beyond

My next trip takes me to Victoria, Australia. In fact, I’m already here… in Melbourne! I arrived yesterday after a 34-hour journey that took me from Amsterdam via London and Dubai and through to Melbourne with Royal Brunei Airlines. I arr...
by Velvet Escape on Nov 18, 2013

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul

The first Turkish member of The Leading Hotels of the World, the Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul ensures wonderful and unforgettable times with its mystique style. Fascinating natural view, bright light shadows along the day and night adorn the Cir...

4% off Holiday code

Holidays are a valuable gift for those people who are tired of their agitated schedule which makes their mind wearier. Spending some implausible leisure time with your family is the ideal way to reconnect and rejuvenate relationships, which will rela...
by Best Travel Deals on Aug 7, 2013

Finca Can Cavana Luxury Villa in Cas Concos, Mallorca, Spain

A beautiful and historic country house with seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms, close to Cala D’Or. Finca Can Cavana has just been restored to create a grand and spacious holiday house which combines tradition with modern style. The house is th...
by Luxury Pictures on Jun 30, 2013

Villa Can Duri in C’an Picafort, Mallorca, Spain

A spacious and welcoming family villa close to C’an Picafort. Villa Can Duri is a great house for a relaxing holiday with long sunny days around a wonderful pool. It’s just a few minutes’ drive from the family-friendly resort of C&#...
by Luxury Pictures on Jun 30, 2013

Villa Es Forti Ses Puntetes in Cala D’Or Centre, Mallorca, Spain

A wonderful villa at the edge of the sea, looking across to pine-covered headlands and Cala D’Or beach. Villa Es Forti is in one of the most beautiful spots in the whole area – next to the castle and viewing point of Es Forti, and overloo...
by Luxury Pictures on Jun 30, 2013

4% off All Holidays

Summer holidays are an ultimate time to experience new-fangled activities, as the sun sprawl it’s shining and warmth to all of us. There is an entire swarm of possibilities open to you; these can differ from canoeing to cycling, swimming to windsur...
by Best Travel Deals on Jun 27, 2013

Super Yachts – How The Ultra Rich Travel

Now, if you had all of the money in the world and felt like blowing millions of dollars on stuff that only tonnes of money could buy, what would you want to spend it on? Well, for some of the ultra, ultra, dirty filthy rich, they would spend it on ri...

Inside India’s Ponzi schemes: How shameless crooks are swindling millions online

The lure of quick money and attractive incentives – such as luxury holidays and expensive freebies – have never failed to attract investors. These hapless victims fall into the trap of online investment schemes, only to realise later that...
by Mafia Today on Apr 22, 2013

Five beautifully located family-friendly hotels

Family-friendly hotels and beautiful locations don’t always go together, but there are some exceptions. Here are five of the best around the world perfect for those luxury family holidays...
by Globalgrasshopper on Mar 11, 2013

Monaco: All that glitters

Welcome to the glittering, glamorous Monaco. That's what the Monaco - Monte Carlo railway station says, don't you think? A quick peek at the boats in the harbour confirms that Monaco does indeed exude glamour. Monaco: All that glitters is a post from...
by Sophie's World on Mar 10, 2013

Brothers who conned hundreds of vulnerable victims in £250,000 bank fraud spent proceeds on ‘jet-set lifestyle and £1,000 pairs of flip flops’

Shilu Miah, 31, and sibling Dulu Miah, 26, jailed for total of ten years The pair raided 218 accounts from their base in a London council house Brothers spent huge sums on clothes, beauty products, cars and holidays Two brothers who masterminded a £...
by Mafia Today on Jan 31, 2013

Brothers who conned hundreds of vulnerable victims in £250,000 bank fraud spent proceeds on ‘jet-set lifestyle and £1,000 pairs of flip flops’

Shilu Miah, 31, and sibling Dulu Miah, 26, jailed for total of ten years The pair raided 218 accounts from their base in a London council house Brothers spent huge sums on clothes, beauty products, cars and holidays Two brothers who masterminded a £...
by Mafia Today on Jan 31, 2013

Explore the sights and sounds of New Zealand!

Any trip to New Zealand must definitely be made during the months of November and April when the weather is just perfect to explore this island and a multitude of events, concerts and sports functions are being organized during the peak season. We we...
by Portal Web MP on Jan 6, 2013


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