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A LUXURY STOPOVER IN ISTANBUL...

What would you do with only 48 hours to see the best of this Turkish city? Want to know where  to eat, stay and pl...

AUSTRALIA

Restaurant Australia for gourm...

There's a reason this country is dubbed Restaurant Australia. And that's because quite simply, Australia has the be...

AFRICA

LA SULTANA LUXURY RESORT MOROC...

Not many travellers to Morocco make it past Marrakech Fez and Casablanca, but on the western coast of Morocco, betw...

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LAYANA RESORT & SPA WINS BEST ...

Layana Resort and Spa, a destination spa on Koh Lanta Yai Island south of Krabi and Phuket, has been chosen the Bes...

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NEW BOOK LIFTS LID ON FIRST CL...

This article appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald and other Fairfax papers today - across Australia and NZ on June...

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THE LAKE PALACE BY TAJ IN UDAI...

  Imagine what it would be like to spend a night in a royal palace. Well you can – in Rajasthan, India, w...

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IL PELLICANO...

Il Pellicano Porto Ercole - Tuscany - Italy “The most romantic place in the world” sigh visitors smitten b...

ASIA

GALLERY M PHOENIX...

Jogjyakarta in Central Java is sadly overlooked by many travellers but this property is worth visiting and a must c...

ASIA

NOVOTEL LOMBOK...

Lombok doesn't have the glamour and ritz of Bali, but it does have better beaches and fewer tourists. For now at le...

ASIA

HOTEL SO SOFITEL HUA HIN...

I love designer hotels and always admired this property ever since I did a site inspection when it first opened und...

ASIA

THE BARAI...

  Spas are all the rage. It seems every hotel and resort now has one, but a destination spa is one you go t...

BEACH LUXURY

WHERE IS IT?...

  Where is it? Tahiti? Bora Bora? Moorea? Overwater bungalows, clear blue water. Could it be Tahiti or.....

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What defines luxury?

Everyone has a different idea of what luxury is. For some it’s over the top glam or chic, …for others it’s about the location, the views, or even the exclusivity or privacy of a particular spot. And for still others it’s about the authenticity and rarity of the experience itself. What one person loves, will […]

Who is The Luxe Traveller?

I’ve been visiting luxury resorts and destinations for nearly 15 years – firstly as a magazine editor, later as a newspaper reporter and editor and, more recently, as a freelance travel writer. I’ve written for some of the major newspapers in Australia and magazines and inflights around the world.  And what I’ve come to realise […]

Where in the world to go?

So many people ask me where they should go. Mostly they earn plenty of money but are time poor. Quite often they’ve spent a fortune staying somewhere on the advice of a travel agent but have been disappointed or tried booking themselves online and just become confused by vast range of options. Everything looks good […]

Why did I create this blog?

Welcome to theluxetraveller blog. I’ll be letting you know about the best places in the world to stay.  For those of you who get confused by all the information and ads out there this is a tell it how it is kind of blog. I’ll only be writing about places I recommend. If they don’t […]

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  • LA SULTANA LUXURY RESORT MOROCCO

    Not many travellers to Morocco make it past Marrakech Fez and Casablan...

  • IL PELLICANO

    Il Pellicano Porto Ercole - Tuscany - Italy “The most romantic ...

  • GALLERY M PHOENIX

    Jogjyakarta in Central Java is sadly overlooked by many travellers but...

  • NOVOTEL LOMBOK

    Lombok doesn't have the glamour and ritz of Bali, but it does have bet...

  • HOTEL SO SOFITEL HUA HIN

    I love designer hotels and always admired this property ever since I d...

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  • #hangmassive performing in #Sydney last night as part of their world tour. Download their music here: hangmusic.com  Based on Caribbean steel pans hang drums are different to but a kind of handpan. They
originated in Switzerland in 2000 believe it or not when a couple, Felix Rohner and Sabina Schafer, started making them but new versions and other makers with their own variations have started popping up all over the world. You may have heard the #hangdrum used in all types of music inc techno, eastern, alternative/spiritual. One #hangmassive song, Once Again,  has had 22 million views from 180 countries on YouTube: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xk3BvNLeNgw
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