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Eichardt’s Private Hotel is The Place to Stay in Aspen of the Southern Hemisphere

Aug 7, 2017  |   Contributor: Glenn Harris

Queenstown has been a mecca for international explorers for over 200 years. 

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Black Barn Retreats of Hawke’s Bay: New Zealand’s Ultimate Vines, Wines and Dine Vacation

Jul 6, 2017  |   Contributor: Glenn Harris

Hawke’s Bay is the culinary mecca that put New Zealand on the international wine connoisseur’s map.

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8 of the World's Best Heli-Skiing Destinations

Jan 23, 2017  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

There’s nothing like fresh, untouched powder when you’re heading out on a ski trip. But finding that perfect snow can be difficult, especially at crowded resorts where waiting in lift lines and battling less experienced skiers can get in the way of a good shred sesh. This is why ski enthusiasts look to heli-skiing for unbroken snow, more challenging topography and the kind of epic conditions you’re likely to only catch once a year. If this sounds like your kind of adventure, here are eight of the world’s best heli-skiing destinations to visit:

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Italy Tops the List for Fall & Holiday Travel in 2016

Aug 10, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

This week, hordes of travel agents, industry professionals, journalists and bloggers have descended upon Las Vegas for Virtuoso Travel Week. The yearly event is put on by the luxury travel network which is comprised of over 380 agencies with more than 11,400 elite travel advisors in 30 countries. With a few more days left, the by-invitation-only organization has released its findings for the upcoming travel season.

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5 Mother-Daughter Adventure Trips to Gift Active Moms

May 5, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

As Mother’s Day approaches each year, offers for spa treatments, Sunday brunches and flowers flood our inboxes. While we’re not ones to turn down a luxe massage, we know there are some mothers who seek the thrill of adventure over the sweet-smelling aromas of essential oils. To them, the best gifts are wrapped in exploration and heart-pumping activities. For this holiday, we’ve scoped out the best female-centric adventure trips for moms and daughters to experience together.

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Adventures in New Zealand: A Guide to Creating the Perfect Queenstown Itinerary

Jan 1, 2016  |   Contributor: Dan Avila

In the far region of New Zealand’s south island is magical Queenstown. Equal parts adrenaline-charged action and jaw-dropping beauty, the city also offers pure luxury and an epicurean experience to rival the world’s best. Flying into Queenstown for the first time sets the scene. On final approach the aircraft dips into a valley between snow-covered mountains before the lake-front town comes into view. Queenstown is simply gorgeous.

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7 Awesome Trips to Take in 2016 For the Adventurous & Active Traveler

Nov 12, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

If you’re the adventurous type, when your friends talk about their vacations that involve spa treatments, beach lounging and poolside cocktails, you probably inwardly cringe at the thought of wasting a trip on stagnant activities. For you, taking a break off work means you get to do what you love most—exploring the great outdoors in any form possible. 

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The Ultimate $83K, 44-Day New Zealand + Hawaii Trip You Won't Want to Miss

Sep 24, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

You’d be hard-pressed to find any travel-loving person who doesn’t want to visit to New Zealand. It may be a bit harder, however, to find couples who are able to jet set for 44 days straight and blow $83,000 to do so. Clearly, Frontiers Travel is after an exclusive crowd with their Ultimate New Zealand Luxury Adventure + Hawaii trip.

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In Search of Luxury & Adventure in New Zealand: Part III—The Best of the Rest

Jul 2, 2015  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Moviegoers who hear of New Zealand probably picture Middle Earth. And of course, the gorgeous country was the backdrop for the Lord of the Rings movies. Millions of Hobbit fans have come to see it firsthand, but even if you’ve never seen the movies, your first glimpse of Fiordland National Park is a jaw-dropping experience.

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In Search of Luxury and Adventure in New Zealand: Part II—Wharekauhau

Jun 27, 2015  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Picture the perfect trip to New Zealand; stunning scenery, amazing food and wine, and a luxury lodge in the truest sense. Wharekauhau Country Estate is all that and then some. From Auckland (see Part I) we flew to Wellington and then boarded a helicopter for a short ride along the coast to Wharekauhau, set on 5,000 acres fronting Paliser Bay.

 

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In Search of Luxury and Adventure in New Zealand: Part I—Auckland

Jun 17, 2015  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

For me, a great journey begins with a great jacket. Especially where several stops are involved and weather varies in each country, the right item of outerwear is essential.

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Azamara Cruises Looks to the Future With 2017 Itineraries & New Ports

Jan 7, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Even though we’re only one week into 2015, Azamara Club Cruises® has us thinking about our travel plans two years in advance. In 2017, the boutique cruise line will be offering 65 voyages to 203 ports in 68 countries including new trips from Australia to Asia and Southern California to South Beach.

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Chinese Tourists Spent Half a Billion Dollars in New Zealand Last Year

Nov 11, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

New Zealand is a popular destination for many travelers around the world, but one country in particular recently showed a highly increased interest in the South Pacific island.

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Air New Zealand Offers the Explorer Pass to Boost Travel

Jun 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Air New Zealand is offering residents of the USA and Canada a new Explorer Pass, which is meant to make trip planning to the South Pacific a whole lot easier. With 27 New Zealand destinations, seven in Australia and nine destination in the South Pacific islands (including Tahiti, The Cook Islands and Fiji), the Explorer Pass is sure to be a popular choice among seasoned travelers.... Read More

A Look at Auckland's Thriving Foodie Scene

Feb 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss  |  1 Comment

New Zealand has always been an island nation full of middle-earth mystique, and the Hobbit craze has only added to its international allure. Besides its natural beauty and its incredibly friendly Kiwi population of just over four million, it is becoming known as a new culinary destination travel Mecca. More than any other place on the island, Auckland, with its diverse population and over 900 restaurants, is a food and wine "must do" for the culinarily curious.... Read More

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