(CNN) — Hundreds of trekkers are stranded on high-altitude trekking trails across Nepal due to a nationwide lockdown designed to contain the coronavirus spread. There are about 500 foreign trekkers on at least four trekking routes unable to return due to the lockdown, which started Tuesday and will last for a week, according to Shradha
(CNN) — There isn’t a big market for travel accessories right now, but a new concept by product designer Danielle Baskin seems perfectly suited to this time of refuge and reflection. She’s created “stained glass” films that fit onto airplane windows, transforming the cabin interior into something altogether more spiritual. “At the time I thought
Our cruise experts share their love of cruising and why they are confident the sector will bounce back, stronger than ever ‘Precious shared memories’ We were journeying through the heart of Europe, my 84-year-old granny and me. A first-time cruiser, she had taken to it like one of the downy ducks at the water’s edge.
(CNN) — The modern, luxury apartments in Switzerland don’t have a mini-bar — they have a big bar. They also have everything a social distancing guest could need: private gym, sauna, spa, kitchen, option for grocery delivery and very little human interaction. Le Bijou, a high-end Swiss hospitality company with 42 units in nine locations
(CNN) — Stay in Cairo with family or catch the last flight to Canada to be with my love. I needed to decide quickly but feared that traveling during this pandemic was the equivalent of suicide, or worse, murder. As Covid-19 began to spread across the globe, I believed nowhere was safe and self-isolation was
As the UK enters its first full day of lockdown, we want to know where you will be travelling once the coronavirus crisis is over (whenever that may be). Because yes, we may have been advised to stay indoors, but there’s absolutely nothing stopping our imaginations from whisking us around the world. A hop between
“Our hotels and casinos in Niagara Falls are lighting up glowing hearts as a sign of hope and solidarity,” Niagara Falls Tourism said in a Facebook post on Sunday. “As a community, we are united on the fight to stop the spread of the virus.” In order to create the hearts, hotels are turning off
Read my review of this flight here: https://theluxurytravelexpert.com/2016/05/25/trip-report-emirates-a380-first-class/ If you like this clip, be sure to follow me on Youtube (200,000+ followers so far!). Each week, I upload one new clip about my (luxury) travels around the world. You can watch more of my flight clips in my playlists ‘trip reports: Business Class flights’ and
Join me on this trip onboard Emirates’ B777 new First Class suites from Dubai to Brussels. Read a review of this flight on my blog: https://theluxurytravelexpert.com/2018/12/19/review-emirates-b777-first-class/ Follow me on Youtube if you like this clip (300,000+ followers so far!). Each week, I upload one new trip report about my travels around the world. You can
(CNN) — Once upon a time, reaching the highest peak on Earth was considered a feat achievable only by a select few. Fast forward to today. So what’s an intrepid amateur explorer with a thirst for all things rare and superlative to do? Travel in the opposite direction, of course, to Challenger Deep. Sitting at
With the building closed to visitors to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, a group of rockhopper penguins were allowed to leave their habitat and explore the rest of the aquarium. “Without guests in the building, caretakers are getting creative in how they provide enrichment to animals,” the aquarium told the Chicago Tribune.
Join me on a full tour of the ultraluxe Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle (Thailand). Hidden within exotic bamboo jungle overlooking Myanmar and Laos, the all-inclusive resort offers 15 incredible tents. A stay at the lodge includes a comprehensive list of activities, such as interacting with the resort’s resident elephants. Get free VIP perks
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(CNN) — While there’s no doubt that having your vacation interrupted by a fast-spreading virus that’s infected more than 108,000 globally and killed more than 3,800 is a major inconvenience, there are surely worse places to be confined than a luxury Maldives resort. Over the weekend, the Indian Ocean island nation was added to the
Chiang Rai, Thailand (CNN) — Elephants don’t sleep much. They eat loudly. They pass gas loudly, too. These are just some of the insights you’ll walk away with after spending the night in one of the Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort’s fabulous new “Jungle Bubbles” in Chiang Rai, Thailand. Guests can sit back
(CNN) — The tiny Pacific island of Niue may just be the best place on Earth for stargazing. Niue, a Polynesian island about halfway between Fiji and the Cook Islands, has earned recognition from the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA), an organization that works to end light pollution and give people more opportunities to see the
Host Ryan Van Duzer travels to a remote part of North Carolina to meet the owners of the Collettsville Cup House where owners Avery and Doris Sisk have amassed a collection of 30,000 mugs. There always room for one more though, right? Before he departs, Ryan leaves a very special gift for his gracious hosts.
(CNN) — In the little more than 100 years of commercial air travel, thousands of airlines have come and gone as casualties of oil prices, politics, mismanagement or financial loss. Some closures are more memorable than others, such as Pan Am’s fall from grace and the recent collapse of Thomas Cook, but each of these
(CNN) — A cable car rides through the sky over Kathmandu Valley. A hotel constructed from ice and snow glitters in the Swedish winter. Crowds celebrate carnival in downtown Rio. It’s a big and amazing world out there, full of spectacular destinations. And with the ongoing revolution in camera technology, there’s never been a better
(CNN) — With a population of 602,000, Luxembourg is one of Europe’s smallest countries — yet it suffers from major traffic jams. But that could be about to change. As of March 1, 2020 all public transport — trains, trams and buses — in the country is now free. The government hopes the move will