Luxury Leisure

Your essential guide to skiing in Japan

Everything you need to know about the Japanese ski season, the slopes to visit and the resorts to stay in.

Chris Ashton |

Photos: See inside the world’s first Airbus A220 private jet

Dubai’s luxurious Five Palm Jumeirah hotel will soon boast its own private jet by ritzing up the regional A220.

David Flynn |

This new London map reveals the best ways to walk the city

By charting the city’s most walkable corridors, the Footways project invites visitors to get around by foot.

Bloomberg News |

The Executive Traveller 2022 Christmas Gift Guide

Spoil your partner, your friends or maybe even yourself with these high-flying travel gift ideas.

Chris Ashton |

Romance on rails: the new Orient Express La Dolce Vita

Relaunching in 2024, Orient Express is bringing a taste of 'the sweet life' back to the iconic railways of Europe.

Chris Ashton |

Foodie revolution: why Brisbane is a city worth biting into

From ‘big country town’ to gourmet powerhouse, the River City’s transformation is finally complete.

Chris Ashton |

Take to the skies with these premium carry-on bags

From short breaks to multi-day escapes, quality luggage should never be far from your side.

Staff Writers |

Stay and play: a local’s guide to discovering Melbourne

When it’s the heart and soul of a destination you seek, it pays to get a local perspective.

Chris Ashton |

Japan reopens to international tourists from today

No testing or quarantine, no visas or arrivals caps as the nation welcomes visitors back to its door.

Chris Ashton |

Luxury walking tours that’ll change how you see Australia

With fine wines and multi-course dinners, these off-road adventures are sure to leave a long-lasting impression.

Chris Ashton |

The world’s best bar is a speakeasy hidden behind a fridge

For the first time since 2009, a bar outside London and New York has taken top honours.

Chris Ashton |

How to exchange your ‘old’ British £20 and £50 notes

The UK’s old-style £20 and £50 notes are no longer legal tender.

David Flynn |

Taiwan ends hotel quarantine, PCR testing for arrivals

The Asian island nation joins its neighbours in removing almost all travel restrictions.

David Flynn |

Four Seasons luxury superyachts: high style on the high seas

The hotel marque is bringing its high-end experience to the high seas.

Matt Lennon |

The best new things to do in Japan

Visitors returning to the island nation will find a dazzling array of bars, hotels, restaurants and more.

Chris Ashton |

This South African safari delivers untamed adventure

On a guided tour of Sebatana Reserve, answering the call of the wild has never been easier… or more affordable.

Chris Ashton |

Spring into relaxation at these high-end regional retreats

Peel off the winter layers and embrace the renewal of spring with a well-earned weekend or extended stay.

Chris Ashton |

Hong Kong ends quarantine from September 26

The Asian hub is finally ready to rejoin the rest of the world, but it’s not without caveats.

Staff Writers |