The hilly nation of San Marino may not be the first country you think of when you contemplate the rev of engines and bikes whizzing on a dark asphalt track. And it’s a fact that the San Marino GP is actually held in the Italian town of Rimini at the Misano World Circuit. And that’s not the only connections that San Marino GP and Rimini have – they are also linked by the enviable creative talents of one man. Aldo Drudi is an Italian icon. Creative, visionary and a mentor to the stars of the motorcycle racing world, he has designed motorbikes and helmets for names like Valentino Rossi, and even turned has his hand to the track for the San Marino GP. His reputation and standing with regard to crash helmet safety and protective clothing mark him out as a great innovator. Continue Reading
As Christmas songs fill store aisles brimming with gifts, shopping at this time of year can be a festive treat, but also a tricky and exhausting task. What you need is a Christmas gift guide bursting with ideas for luxury travellers. Looking for something unique can take weeks, with hours spent treading the high street or shopping online. So we’ve done the Christmas gift sourcing for you. Here is your very own Christmas gift guide to help save you time finding the perfect gift with the luxury they’ll love, and that’s also good value for money. You’ll want some money left over for your 2017 travels after all! Continue Reading
Luxury travel is about more than the next chic hotel or first class flight.
And whether you’re booking your travels with an agent, packaging your trip your self, or considering options from a raft of sexy flash sale websites, you’ll benefit from a few pointers to help you liberate your luxury travels.
Here we list the very best in luxury hotels, cruises, books, apps, blogs and resources to inspire your luxury travels, and help you plan and book your flights, accommodation, and more. This list is regularly updated, when we discover amazing companies, websites, apps and more that we know you’ll love too, so check back regularly.
Luxury Travel: Destination Guides
The major publishers of destination guides – Frommer’s, Lonely Planet, Rough Guides, and Fodor’s for example, have much of the world covered and offer a good general guide to a place. But there are some guidebooks that focus on solely on luxury travel:
Hg2 A Hedonist’s Guide has 48 guide books and iPhone apps to cities and ski resorts around the world, as well as foodie guides to London and New York.
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Getting to Your Accommodation
Though most airports are well and truly stocked with taxis outside to deliver you to your accommodation, you can also arrange private and group transfers in advance with the likes of World Airport Transfer or Resort Hoppa.