Category Archive: Travels

What Does Your Luggage Say About You?

If you’re heading to the airport this week to start your summer holiday, you might want to think twice before shoving your swimsuit and sunscreen into a holdall that’s seen better days. Virgin Atlantic have released research today which reveals that the luggage we carry and what we pack says a lot about the type…

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9 June 2015 8:29 am
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Stop Buying Things, Start Buying Experiences

Sir Richard Burton once said, “The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” As a standalone quote about travel, it is inspiring. However there is true power in this statement, as recent studies show how experiencing life, rather than spending money, can bring true happiness. The study, out of…

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13 May 2015 2:42 am
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Tipping Etiquette Around the World

Even the most frequent travelers can get confused about local tipping etiquette around the world. Conde Nast Traveler offers you a handy guide to keep in hand, for most regions of the world and the most common situations. Below, find a few key takeaways for each region from their guide — for an in-depth look…

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23 April 2015 12:17 am
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Culinary Journey of Determination, Passion and Love

In Spanish Basque country, double Michelin star chef Dominique Crenn, sources ingredients for her San Francisco restaurant, Atelier Crenn, in order to create marmitako, a traditional Basque dish. In this episode, Crenn meets her good friend Elena Arzak and her father Juan Mari Arzak, in San Sebastián, as they explore the distinct flavours and traditions…

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9 April 2015 5:39 am
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Moments in Time, Around the Globe

For lovers of travel, here’s an exciting opportunity to explore the past through the eyes of fellow adventurers. Afar Magazine chronicles the work of french banker Albert Kahn, who, in 1909, began his project Archives of the Planet. Over the next 22 years, Kahn sent photographers to more than 50 countries around the globe to…

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9 March 2015 3:14 am
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Shinta Mani: Siem Reap’s One-of-a-Kind Experience

Southeast Asia is alive with splendid top-tier hospitality options, which makes a truly “unique” experience a highly coveted quality. However, past Shinta Mani has long strived (and succeeded) in meeting the requirements of a one-of-a-kind stay. Mixing a top-notch level of care for their guests, sincere care for their community, and expertly designed surroundings, Shinta…

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2 February 2015 10:25 pm
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Discovering Myanmar

As Myanmar (Burma) continues to grow out of the shadows from 50 years of isolation, it has found itself in the spotlight for tourism from around the world. With boundless potential for the culture, people and economy, 365Playground looks forward to growing future projects in the region. In this piece from Jetsetter.com, Sara D’Souza describes an…

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2 June 2014 8:38 am
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The Perfect Blend of Food and Culture: Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia’s blend of indigenous Malay, Indian, Chinese and  Thai cultures creates a stunning blend of flavors, both cultural and culinary. There is no better city to experience these flavors than the vibrant Kuala Lumpur. Fine Dining Lovers takes you on a  tour of the city’s best dishes and where to find them! From a breakfast of…

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16 May 2014 10:04 pm
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Perfecting Continuing Luxury Travel Trends

While each year brings a host of hot new trends within the travel industry, it is important to fine-tune those concepts created in the years previous. The Telegraph UK highlights some continuing developments that have been adopted and refined to match the tastes of luxury travelers: Bringing Non-Travel Branding Into the Travel Sector Non-travel luxury…

A Traveler’s Friend: The Well-Designed Boarding Pass

A redesigned boarding pass? We can’t help but wonder how no one has tackled this before! Boarding passes, the traveler’s most familiar tool, remain as antiquated as the horse and buggy. Their size is inconvenient to a wallet, numbers are splashed at random and sometimes finding your gate and boarding time can take two or…

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1 March 2014 10:38 am
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