• Look to Sri Lanka for luxury travel
  • Look to Sri Lanka for luxury travel
  • Look to Sri Lanka for luxury travel
  • Look to Sri Lanka for luxury travel

Look to Sri Lanka for luxury travel

Perched high in the heart of the hill country amidst verdant tea estates, around the cool, magical, misty waters of the Castlereagh Reservoir, you will find 4 villas that form the Ceylon Tea Trails. In sharp contrast to the sultry heat of the capital Colombo, the lush environment of Ceylon Tea Trails is like an oasis, affording guests the opportunity to luxuriate in ultimate comfort in the colonial era when English tea planters established Ceylon’s reputation for producing high quality tea.

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  • The glorious world of The Savoy
  • The glorious world of The Savoy
  • The glorious world of The Savoy
  • The glorious world of The Savoy
  • The glorious world of The Savoy

The glorious world of The Savoy

The glorious world of The Savoy offers the ultimate in high-end hotel comfort, redolent in history, seductive anecdotes about royalty, film stars, writers and icons of the stage, irresistible views over the River Thames. Not surprising then it’s become a legend in modern times. As those who stay there know, it is much, much more than a luxury hotel.
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  • Sri Lanka with Columbus Tours
  • Sri Lanka with Columbus Tours
  • Sri Lanka with Columbus Tours
  • Sri Lanka with Columbus Tours

Sri Lanka with Columbus Tours

To make your trip to Sri Lanka indulgently pleasurable you might like to contact Columbus Tours, a travel agency that has an international outlook and specialises in providing personalised travel and accommodation.

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Quintessential Luxury in the South of France

Quintessential Luxury in the South of France

“White, rose and blue all wrapped up in this magical atmosphere”, the immortal words and impressionist paintings of Claude Monet capture the essence of the Cote D’Azur with its dazzling azure seas and luminosity. This is where the exquisite Grand Hotel du Cap Ferrat is proudly located, nestling amidst 17 acres of wonderfully landscaped gardens meandering down the hillside on a specially selected site. This corner of the French Riviera creates some of the most stunning images in the world. The colours that according to Monet constitute “softness itself” suffuse the atmosphere. Pink oleanders, dazzling blue water, fragrant jasmine, tuberose intoxicate the senses with heady experiences.

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Luxury Georgetown

Luxury Georgetown

Across the “pond” in Washington’s Georgetown compare antique shops and for sheer intellectual indulgence browse in “The Lantern” a veritable treasure trove of antique and used books. When we visited we found a quaint, appealingly homey, “rowhouse” that feels very Georgetown. Seek out the fascinating neighbourhood where JFK courted a young journalist from the Washington Times Herald, called Jacqueline Bouvier. Head for Martin’s Tavern on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and N street Northwest and dine in the intimate booth number 3 where rumour has it that JFK proposed to Jackie.
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Luxury Portobello, London

Luxury Portobello, London

London’s Portobello market on Saturday morning is well known for its bargains, as a magnet for tourists. But weekdays tell a different story. Pick a quiet day midweek and head to the Portobello road. Find a coffee shop or buy a cupcake at the famous Hummingbird Bakery and you’ll have a good chance of catching a glimpse of luxury aficionados, indulging their desire to buy something unique. In Portobello there is an eclectic mix of things to satisfy demand. Hand-made jewellery directly from the designer, extraordinary milliners with exotic creations, antique silver in all shapes and sizes. For an elegant luxury purchase with a difference seek out the Portobello Print and Map Shop. Here you can find hand crafted antique maps, drawings and engravings soon to be snapped up by international clients with immaculate taste bound for destinations all over the world. Savour the indulgence of owning an original, hand-drawn 17th century map.

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