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What would you do with only 48 hours to see the best of this Turkish city? Want to know where  to eat, stay and play on the Bosphorous.  Read TheLuxeTraveller’s guide to Istanbul here in The Sunday Telegraph’s Escape travel section:  http://www.heraldsun.com.au/travel/world/eat-drink-play-and-stay-in-the-turkish-capital/story-fnjjvcm1-1227374579423 Here is the story reproduced below as it appeared nationally in News Ltd […]

Not many travellers to Morocco make it past Marrakech Fez and Casablanca, but on the western coast of Morocco, between Essaouria and Casablanca, lies a small quiet fishing village and seaside resort town. Just a 2.5-hour drive from Marrakech and 2 hours from Casablanca, Oualidia is the ideal place to unwind from the whirling pace of Marrakech and […]

Well, not quite! But Wellbeing is the New Luxury.  Says who? Says we.  And now someone is backing it up. Forget cars, couture, fame and fortune, a new survey postulates that well-being is the new status symbol among today’s global travellers. This is great news for health and wellness retreats and destination spas, but also […]

This article appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald and other Fairfax papers today – across Australia and NZ on June 25. Read more here: http://www.smh.com.au/travel/qantas-flight-attendant-confessions-from-the-firstclass-galley-20140624-3apyx.html Ever wondered what celebrities get up to when they travel first class? They tell all to the steward when they’re slightly tipsy and flying high.   Want to know what really goes […]

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