22 Sep '12, 7am

Luxury Travel - Really the best way to experience a country?

It is an interesting question, generally I would say: Yes, you miss something if you do not get in touch with the local community since it constitutes an important part of the culture. Local food, language, art and mentality cannot be experienced by living in posh hotels and being served by posh-looking people. I think, the local experience can be real luxury in fact. It widens your view for new things and personalities etc. but of course, one should not forget that holidays are also about allowing oneself to relax, and luxury can be really relaxing, for example a good shopping tour to get an original Maurice Lacroix in expensive shops, a massage, a swimming pool etc, can enhance a holiday feeling. So I think, luxury also belongs to one's holidays somehow. It does not necessarily have to be something material, maybe a visit of an exclusive concert is okay, too. Different p...

Full article: http://www.aardvarktravel.net/chat/viewtopic.php?p=201868...

Tweets

Luxury #Travel Guide to #Paris

Luxury #Travel Guide to #Paris

justluxe.com 22 Sep '12, 2pm

Paris, the City of Lights, is one of the most famous cities in the world. It has the distinctness of being the most sought...

Bruno Senna: ‘It’s the experience that matters’

Bruno Senna: ‘It’s the experience that matters’

events.insing.com 21 Sep '12, 10pm

Bruno Senna who is Gillette’s global brand ambassador caught up with inSing.com at the VIP room in Sky on 57 for an interv...

The Gibbon Experience in Laos - The Gibbon Experience Many people enter Laos from Thailand at the Chiang Khong/Huay

The Gibbon Experience in Laos - The Gibbon Expe...

justluxe.com 23 Sep '12, 11am

The Gibbon Experience Many people enter Laos from Thailand at the Chiang Khong/Huay Xai border, but most don’t bother stay...

What does ‘luxury travel’ mean when kids are in...

aluxurytravelblog.com 17 Sep '12, 1pm

I have had the chance to discuss this with many different parents looking to organise a memorable break in Paris with thei...

Making the best of your holidays #DollarAndDream

Making the best of your holidays #DollarAndDream

luxurylaunches.com 21 Sep '12, 10am

Making the best of your holidays When the time comes to get away from the hustle and bustle of every day life, what most t...

The best new restaurants in London

aluxurytravelblog.com 21 Sep '12, 8pm

The best new restaurants in London By Emyr Thomas on Sep 13, 2012 in Europe , Food and Drink , Going Out , Regions , Resta...

A new look for A Luxury Travel Blog

aluxurytravelblog.com 21 Sep '12, 9am

It’s been a long time coming, but I’m pleased to report that A Luxury Travel Blog now has a new look and feel to it. After...

Railsbridge: A Really ****ing Cool Way to Learn Ruby on Rails @tldavis801 @railsbridge @heroku #rails

Railsbridge: A Really ****ing Cool Way to Learn...

tinwhiskers.net 23 Sep '12, 1am

The workshop I attended today was a product of Railsbridge . The amazing folks behind Railsbridge have put together a guid...

Best Luxury Watches Over $10,000 For Women

Best Luxury Watches Over $10,000 For Women

justluxe.com 21 Sep '12, 11pm

tend to focus mainly on the men’s market, when time is of the essence to everyone— gender aside. While there’s a seemingly...

The top 5 activities on a luxurious stag party ...

aluxurytravelblog.com 22 Sep '12, 5pm

The top 5 activities on a luxurious stag party in Barcelona By Alex Rush on Sep 13, 2012 in Attractions , Bars , Clubs , E...

Après ski in the Alps: 3 of the best places to ...

aluxurytravelblog.com 18 Sep '12, 2pm

“Après ski” is more commonly known as a universal codeword for “getting utterly sloshed slopeside”. However, that is not e...

New way to measure fuel poverty proposed,

decc.gov.uk 18 Sep '12, 10am

A new way to measure fuel poverty in England is being proposed today by the Government following the independent review on...

How @FruitNinja_App maker @Halfbrick Studios sliced its way to the top of the digital gaming world

How @FruitNinja_App maker @Halfbrick Studios sl...

sgentrepreneurs.com 17 Sep '12, 7am

How Fruit Ninja maker Halfbrick Studios sliced its way to the top September 17, 2012 by Terence LEE My dad loves Fruit Nin...

Luxury Travel Ltd Success with a Travel Concier...

justluxe.com 16 Sep '12, 3pm

Pham Ha is an award winning travel entrepreneur. He has worked in the travel industry for over 15 years, traveled extensiv...