Travelling to Antarctica is on many people's bucket lists. It is the Earth's southernmost continent and it is almost wholly covered by an ice sheet. Although Antarctica is the coldest, windiest and driest of continents, it is also one of the most beautiful. Majestic icebergs, spectacular wildlife, and incredible adventures, await any explorer willing to travel to Antarctica. This mini travel guide will tell you everything that you need to know about Antarctica Holidays.
A winter holiday can be a truly magical experience. Discover new countries, try new experiences, and tick items off your bucket list. If you're looking for winter holiday inspiration continue reading this post! We've rounded up the best winter destinations, with recommendations on where to go and when.
Marseille is the oldest city in France. It was founded 2,600 years ago. From the picture perfect streets of Le Panier, to the inviting blue waters of the Calanques, Marseille is home to some of the most stunning gems in Provence. Should you find that you only have 24 hours in Marseille, here is our luxury travel guide. Discover Marseille the Rich Vein Travel way.
On a luxury rail holiday expect a relaxed voyage from start to finish, as rolling hills and stunning landscapes flow past your window. The beauty and romance of rail holidays has cemented its popularity as one of the best ways to travel around Europe and beyond.
Crowds, long delays, and traffic do not apply when travelling by rail. But exploring the world by train has a ton of other benefits too.
Here are just a few of the reasons why luxury rail holidays are perfect if you’re seeking a hassle-free luxury travel experience.
Winter sun holidays are all about sunshine, relaxation and beautiful beaches. If you're about to start planning your winter holiday, but are unsure where to go, then keep reading this post!
We've chosen the five best options around the world, including some which are just four hours away from the UK, like Lanzarote!
At Rich Vein Travel we believe that no dream holiday destination should be off limits. In this blog post we've caught up with several LGBT travel bloggers to hear from them on their favourite gay travel destinations and why they recommend them. If you're looking for tips, advice and recommendations, then continue reading this post! To book an LGBT holiday, contact us today.
As a luxury travel company specialising in tailor-made holidays everything that we do is bespoke. At Rich Vein Travel we understand that the small details make a big difference. So to elevate the ordinary to the extraordinary we ensure that we spend time getting to know you, as an individual. We listen to your wants and needs and then carefully design the perfect luxury holiday with an absolute commitment to quality and excellence. LGBT travel is not an exception, as our standards and commitment to create the perfect holiday are unwavering.
For part two of our solo travel series we have interviewed Gemma Thompson. Gemma is a solo traveller, and the creator of "A Girls' Guide to Travelling Alone" which is a free online resource for inspirational travel advice, guides and interviews around solo female travel. Gemma has also turned this passion for solo travel into an inspirational book of the same name. This eye-opening, honest and varied read is the result of contributions from several women of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds each with their own compelling tale to tell based on their solo travel experiences. Read our interview in full with Gemma below!
Welcome to part one of our solo travel series. In this series we aim to shine a light on the ups, downs and downright incredible moments that you can experience as a solo traveller. Solo travel truly is one of the most rewarding ways to explore the world and immerse yourself in new cultures. So although a fear of travelling solo is fairly common for various reasons, we want to show that traveling alone can be fulfilling, life-changing and rewarding.
For part one of our solo travel series we have reached out to some of the world's most inspirational travel bloggers, to hear from them, on the best holiday destinations for solo travel. Whether you would rather travel solo around a bustling city, or bask in the sunshine on a beautiful beach, here are the best places to travel to alone.
Albufeira, a city and municipality in the southernmost region of the Algarve requires no introduction. With average highs of 26 °C between May and September it is the perfect holiday destination for families, golf lovers, groups, and couples looking for a relaxing retreat. The proximity to the UK makes the Algarve incredibly accessible with direct flights to Faro, the closest airport, taking just under three hours. With so much to do and see, here’s our guide to spending 48 hours in Albufeira the Rich Vein Travel way.
Vila Joya, Estrada da Galé, 8201-917 Albufeira, Portugal
Vila Joya, a home, restaurant, and spa overlooking the Atlantic Ocean is the Algarve’s best kept secret. Vila Joya means "House of Joy" and is named after Joy Jung, the sole owner. As one of the leading luxury hotels of the world, impeccable service and elegantly appointed rooms are a given. But it is the gourmet restaurant led by Austrian chef Dieter Koschina that draws gourmet food lovers from around the world to its doors. The only restaurant in Portugal to make the top 50 on San Pellegrino's list of the World’s Best Restaurants, Koschina’s daily changing menu is a complete and utter sensory delight. This is our review from a sublime day spent at Vila Joya in June.
With summer in full swing in Europe, and the children beginning their summer holidays, July is one of the most popular months for a holiday. If you can't decide where to go, this post on the world's top 5 holiday destinations for July is the perfect guide.
With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle rumoured to have chosen Namibia for their honeymoon, we have rounded up the best royal honeymoon destinations over the last few decades. Fit for a queen, each of these destinations offer the utmost in privacy and comfort, with stays in some of the luxury hotels of the world.
Luxury cruise holidays are becoming increasingly popular with passenger numbers up significantly last year. The sheer range, scale and variety offered by the world’s best luxury cruise lines has ensured that there is something for everyone. With voyages around the world from glorious Mediterranean luxury cruises, to remarkable expeditions in Antarctica, and adventures in the Far East, no dream holiday destination is out of reach. Outdated notions about luxury cruises being boring, old-fashioned, or stuffy, certainly do not apply here, and with incredible prices there is nothing stopping you!
When planning a luxury holiday it can be incredibly difficult finding a dog-friendly hotel or cat-friendly hotel. Finding hotels that allow dogs in particular can be especially challenging in the most popular holiday destinations. So, whether you are looking for a luxury family holiday, romantic break, or even if you are intending to travel solo (to a degree!), we have found the most pet-friendly luxury hotels of the world. These hotels not only allow both cats and dogs, but they celebrate them, making it perfect for discerning travellers and their four-legged friends.
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