Monthly Archives: August 2014

Desert Desire

Experience unique Arabian hospitality in one of the ten new Royal Villas at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara. Situated along the world’s largest stretch of uninterrupted sand desert, the resort offers a new luxurious way for travellers to experience the United Arab Emirates. The Royal Pavilion Villas are each fitted with swimming pools, outdoor rainforest showers, sunbathing cabanas and a private terrace dining area. Beyond the villas, guests can make use of the resort’s facilities, such as The Workout Room, The Dining Room and the Anantara Spa. Treatments at this luxurious resort range from foot treatments to full body rituals, all performed using skincare from brands like Elemis and Shiffa.

A Taste of Irish Charm

From the busy capital to the serene mountain regions and lakeside sanctuaries, discover some of Ireland’s most charming spas and hotels as you immerse yourself in the rich history and fascinating landscapes here

World’s Top 10 Bucket List Destinations

Our earth is blessed with numerous natural and cultural wonders – ones that you’ll never forget once you’ve experienced and seen with your own eyes. From the world’s largest cave complete with a jungle and river to the mesmerising sight of the natural salt flat in Bolivia, here are our top 10 destinations to visit before we kick the bucket.

Lost in Madagascar

Just off the coast of Southeast Africa you will find Madagascar, home to unique flora and fauna, white sandy beaches and stunning rainforests. An island long cloistered from human touch, Madagascar is a world in itself

Enchanting Turkey

Ignite the adventurer in you and explore this mythical land, where Europe meets Asia and traditions and rituals merge with modern-day practices

An Evolutionary Journey

The birthplace of Darwin’s theory of evolution, the Galápagos Islands are home to a wide and fascinating array of endemic animals and unique volcanic landscapes. Journey through the pristine islands to uncover Mother Nature’s best-kept secrets and experience an evolution of your own

Searching for Shangri-La

Mesmerised by serenity and its all-encompassing peacefulness, Songtsam Retreat offers guests an authentic insight into Tibetan culture

Magical Waters

A relaxing soak in a hot spring can not only ease your mind but is also great for your physical body – thanks to the various types of beneficial minerals and algae found in the magical waters

Forest in the Mist

The Oriental Medicine programme at COMO Shambhala Estate nurtures stressed and overworked individuals, bringing them back into harmony, balancing body and mind

The Midas Touch

Psychedelic print wrap dresses have been replaced with seductive, lacy floor-sweeping numbers. See how Peter Dundas’ sultry Pucci woman is continuously taking the Italian fashion house to new heights