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Luxury Travel

Luxury travel is generally associated as something expensive and only for the super-rich, but it doesn’t mean that you actually need to take a loan out or a apply for a credit card to get access to five-star experiences.

The trick is finding a travel destination that provides luxury experiences and of course a destination that offers great deals. Don’t forget, luxury travel can mean different things to different people. If you’re a millionaire, then luxury travel is going to be a heck of a lot different than it is for us every day Joe’s. At the end of the day, if you put your mind to it and save your pennies, you can enjoy luxury experiences such as a honeymoon in the Maldives, hiring a helicopter in Iceland, hire a private yacht in Greece – the possibilities are endless!

Having a background in finance, it means that I can provide tips on how to enjoy luxury travel and how to save your pennies to meet your goals and dreams.

Luxury Travel

Inside the Luxury Mansion in Poconos, Pennsylvania

The mansion, le manoir, the manor house, no matter what you call this glorious piece of architecture it will always sound grandeur. My recent visit to this luxurious vacation mansion in the Poconos has been overwhelming. It is located in Wilkes Barre, one of the largest cities in the NorthEast region of the Pocono Mountains. What does it feel like to actually live in this mansion? The tall ceilings, exquisite interiors, glorious chandeliers, large windows, and the spacious rooms, everything from the floor to lighting and the wall paper feels just royal and awe inspiring. Experiencing the luxury mansion in the Poconos? This luxury mansion is located on 16,000 square feet of prime real estate in Poconos. The boundaries of the mansion are well-fenced making it truly private and secluded from the outside world where the only people who can disturb you are your friends and family. However, it has…
Where to stay in Dubai

Where to stay in Dubai from Budget to High Class Luxury Hotels

Hailed as the most expensive city in the Middle East and one of the top 50 expensive cities in the world, Dubai wows its visitors with luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture, and high-end accommodation options year after year. Known for its skyscrapers, in particular, the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, Dubai is a city that was built to impress. A city that boasts business, tourism, real estate and finance, it’s no surprise that Dubai is one of the most modern and progressive emirates out of the seven that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE). What is surprising, however, is that despite this, profound traditions remain at the heart of the city’s culture. A city full of ambitious futuristic vision, innovation and a go-getting attitude, you can be sure that you will be entertained with the attractions and sights that are on offer here. From an army of robocops and…
Private Pool Villas in Phuket from Budget (less than $100) to Luxury Villas (more than $500)

Private Pool Villas in Phuket from Budget (less than $100) to Luxury Villas (more than $500)

Phuket is only of my favourite destinations, some people love it and some people hate it but to me, it's like a second home. Recently I did a lot of research on private pool villas in Phuket for our late honeymoon, I was a little surprised at the massive lack of information in regards to cheap pool villas in Phuket. I found that so many articles I read were super misleading, eg: saying you could get a private villa in Phuket for $100 per night but really the private villa was $300 per night! So I thought it would be a great idea to share all my research with you so you don't have to waste hours of your life (haha!). I'll break down the pool villas by price and different areas in Phuket to make it easier for you. We found that there were some surprisingly cheap villas in Phuket and obviously some pretty expensive…
Luxury Travel Guide to Vienna

Luxury Travel Guide to Vienna

Just the mention of “Vienna” will evoke images and sounds in your mind, maybe you’ll hear some distant strings of a classical composition, or an image of regal and majestic palaces and buildings, manicured gardens, or perhaps you picture cosy wine taverns or a plate of fresh Apfelstrudel with a mountain of cream on top. Whatever you imagine we can bring to life in our luxury travel guide to Vienna. We will indulge all your senses and show you around this classical metropolis, where many famous musicians such as Schubert, Beethoven, Haydn and Mozart have all walked through its very streets. These musicians also graced the many balls that are held in Vienna, in fact 450 balls take place annually in this Austrian Capital. You can even be the belle of the ball during the season that runs from New Year’s Eve until just before Easter! Vienna is the perfect…
10 Perfect Tips to a Luxury Honeymoon in the Philippines

10 Perfect Tips to a Luxury Honeymoon in the Philippines

Earlier this year we published a basic guide for visiting the Philippines, which we felt is a great starting point for people who just begun to plan their trip. Since then, we've received many questions about the country, mostly from couples who consider taking their honeymoon in the Philippines. Plan your trip to the Philippines Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for the Philippines. Need data for your trip to Philippines? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't be an idiot! Make sure you have Travel Insurance, it's best to always be prepared! I would recommend travel insurance from WorldNomads.com, which is available to people from over 130 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and…

The Ultimate Hunter Valley Guide For The Luxury Traveller 

If a glass of full bodied, spice scented white wine with a lush and creamy locally made triple brie, fig paste and crackers next to a warm fire, enjoyed on a plush sofa with someone you love is your style of holiday, then the Hunter Valley won’t leave you disappointed. You don’t need a backback, hiking boots and thousands of miles of exotic untouched villages to experience adventure. Only 2 hours drive North of Sydney lies endless rows of vines, over 150 years of wine making history and some of the most unique indulgences your taste buds can handle. Plan your trip to Australia Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for Australia.  Need data for your trip to Australia? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING…
Luxury Travel Guide to Salzburg

Luxury Travel Guide to Salzburg

As the home of both Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and The Sound of Music, Salzburg, Austria is an incredible destination for both amateur and experienced travellers. Although Salzburg has contributed a lot to film and music culture worldwide, this magnificent Austrian city has even more to offer. With picturesque views of the Central Eastern Alps, Salzburg provides an opportunity for a scenic, relaxing, and luxurious getaway. With stunning Baroque architecture and an iconic medieval fortress, there’s a ton of culture to explore that will leave you with a rich understanding of the city. Salzburg is a small city with a population of only 150,000, making it a peaceful place to travel to while getting a taste of local life. While often overlooked by travellers in Western Europe, this is definitely a city that warrants a visit. We all deserve a bit of indulgence from time to time, so why not treat…

5 Incredible Luxury Boutique Hotels in Greece

Plan your trip to Greece Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for Greece. Need data for your trip to Greece? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't forget to get Travel Insurance, it's best to always be prepared! I would recommend travel insurance from WorldNomads.com, which is available to people from over 130 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities. Read more on Greece:  Looking for a particular destination, see below otherwise you can go to Greece Travel Guide to view current posts Grecian Holiday: Top Destinations You Must Visit In Greece Plan Your Winter Trip to Crete! Where to stay in Crete 18 Magical Things to do…
Luxury Travel Guide to Oslo

Luxury Travel Guide to Oslo

Oslo has long been on the lips of luxury travellers, being one of Europe’s wealthiest cities where you can experience gourmet-cuisine, chic and effortless style whilst being a short distance away from  wild, rugged nature. Oslo is the fusion of history and modernity with plenty of character, with features in the historic city centre alongside modern, slick architectural design in famous buildings such as The Opera House. The perfect year-round destination, summer brings warmer weather and an increase in outdoor activities, whilst in winter the ski season and you can hit the slopes at Holmenkollen, just a short metro ride away from the city centre. The best thing about Norway is that it is suitable for all kinds of travellers, families with children, solo travellers, friends travelling together and couples seeking a romantic getaway. It has something to cater for all your desires, whether it be a nature escape, foodie…
Luxury Travel Guide to Bangkok

Luxury Travel Guide to Bangkok

Bankok, a city that never sleeps is an amazing luxury holiday destination. For a lot less than many other countries you can experience five-star luxury at reasonable prices. Bangkok is the perfect destination to experience the hustle and bustle of a Southeast Asian capital that still has character and authenticity. It’s the perfect gateway for the rest of Thailand or other Asian destinations and you can spend two or three days visiting temples, the markets, high-end restaurants and designer shopping. Travelling on the Skytrain you will see  classical Thai temples nestled below towering skyscrapers, the contrast of modernity and history in one exciting city. Seek out exciting culinary experiences and discover the best restaurants of the capital, visit one of the 12 charming floating markets where you can float down the river whilst enjoying the riot of colour from the fruits and vegetables in small wooden boats, take in the…