Searching for an affordable luxury Caribbean vacation? Here are essential tips and tricks to help you plan a luxury beach holiday on a budget. Who doesn’t love beaches, palm trees and a never ending parade of seafood? When it comes to sky high prices, however, some of the excitement for a 5-star tropical vacation fizzles, so here […]
Okay. I admit I was nervous about transferring overnight in Abu Dhabi when I flew Etihad Airways to the Seychelles from Toronto. A lot of questions were crowding my head: Is Abu Dhabi safe for a woman travelling solo? Do I have to cover up? Is the Abu Dhabi Airport a mass of confusion? Is an overnight layover in […]
I may love luxury travel but I love FREE luxury travel even more – so I’ve combed through the tangled mess of my brain (seriously, the inside my head looks like my hair) to come up with some of the best free luxury travel activities and perks I’ve taken advantage of recently in Venice, New […]
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Oh, sure. Florence has Michelangelo’s David. And it’s got the amazing Uffizi Gallery (where Mark and I discovered we were very on trend as Madonna and her toyboy sexy boyfriend visited the gallery in July). But if you’re after some serious shopping in Florence, including one of the best luxury outlet malls you ever will […]
As I lay on a treatment table, my face attacked by some incredibly painful pricks of a hightech facial machine, I cursed Groupon. If it hadn’t been such a deal, I never would have signed up for this. And, as if the electric shocks or laser zaps or whatever they were weren’t bad enough, I […]
If you’re after an exotic way to spend the day with a spa treatment included, all on a budget, then think Chinatown. And think feet! Here’s a cheap way to spa in Chinatown, foot reflexology included. A cheap day in Chinatown – start with food Make it a day – first go for dim sum. […]
When you’re looking to rent an apartment or villa in France for your dream vacation, it’s not just about the villa itself. There are other things to consider: renting a car, getting around France by air, insurance. This means there are other costs involved. To help you, this blog post focuses on France budget tips […]