There’s so much happening on the cruise scene as passengers, crew and cruise lines get ready to ride the waves again. Here’s a round-up of cruise news that will see cruise lovers packing their bags in anticipation. Holland America Lines’s new Rotterdam Holland America Line’s new Rotterdam is on its 14-day maiden voyage from Amsterdam, the […]
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Oh the USA. How we love thee! We love that there is such diversity in your cities. And such character in your towns. Such majesty in your national parks and forests. Beauty on your coastline. History around every corner. Achievement. And loss. Innovation and tradition. Then there is the wildlife, from bald eagles to bison, […]
There is lots happening on the travel front from glam new hotels to glamping spots and do it at home High Country experiences to new cruise ships, new aircraft and more. Here’s a roundup of some of the news The Finer Things in Travel found interesting. London has a new glam hotel Edwardian Hotels London, […]
The new mantra is getting away from it all in places of natural beauty. But for those who like their creature comforts, you can enjoy the best of both worlds, by going glamping. Here are 10 of our favourite places to get your luxury camping fix. Currajong Retreat, Burragate, NSW What: This is the ultimate country […]
Perth is a hot and happening city and with travellers from the eastern states hopping on planes and venturing into Western Australia, demand for hotels is fierce. We have put together a list of five hot hotels to lust after, to help you make your choice as to where to stay. Stay around Perth for […]
The critics might have been screaming from the rooftops that cruising was dead, but if the forward bookings for 2022 and 2023 are anything to go by, it is set to come back stronger than ever. Each to his own, if you don’t want to cruise again – look away – but if you are […]
We have read a selection of new books this month and have some others to add to our list. Read our reviews to see if they tick your fancy.
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New Zealand has a spectacular selection of luxury lodges. Stunning places that spoil and pamper, allowing guests to relax and rejuvenate in five-star style. In some, it is the service that makes it stand out, and in others, the location or the backstory. Sue Wallace and Helen Hayes have been travelling, and writing about it, […]
It’s those pinch me moments in travel that remain with you forever. An annual event, a wildlife watching experience, a city tradition, an ancient festival or something slightly unusual that you cannot see or do just anywhere. Here are some of our most unforgettable travel experiences from our travels in the last five years that […]
What are our favourite hotels in Australia? Read on and find some inspiration for your next luxury break.