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Pauls favourite top ten lists…….

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  1. New York – The Plaza: This is New York’s most iconic hotel and instantly recognisable from Hollywood films like Home Alone in New York. It is a New York institution and offers up glamour and traditional luxury right on the doorstep on Central Park.
  2. Los Angeles – Chateau Marmont: The hotel is designed to look like a French chateaux and since its opening has become a Hollywood landmark and location for numerous films and home to many movie stars.
  3. Las Vegas – The Bellagio: This is a beacon of European styled elegance in this glitzy neon city. One of the strips original super luxury hotels it sits behind a lake that houses the famous Fountains of Bellagio.
  4. Miami – The Delano: This cool and hip boutique hotel put South Beach back on the map in the 1990’s. A favourite haunt of superstars like Madonna and Prince this Phillipe Starck designed hotel still oozes style and class.
  5. Sydney – Park Hyatt Sydney: Wow, what a view! This is the ultimate is city luxury living where you have access to the best view in Sydney from your floor to ceiling windows over Sydney harbour and the opera house.
  6. Hong Kong– The Penninsula: The legendary ‘Grande Dame of the East’. Step inside the colonial facade and away from the hustle and bustle into old world luxury where all your needs are looked after by the famously attentive staff.
  7. Bangkok– The Oriental: This legendary historic hotel sits on the banks of the Chao Praya river with amazing river views and award winning service and luxurious timeless elegance with a contemporary twist.
  8. Singapore – Raffles: This iconic and historic landmark hotel is one of the most famous addresses in the World. Sit back and relax in colonial splendour and enjoy a Singapore Sling, which was invented at the hotel in 1915.
  9. Rio De Janeiro – Copacabana Palace: Another stylish colonial style facade which sits on the famous Copacabana seafront is a mixture of old World glamour and cosmopolitan style.
  10. Dubai – Burj Al Arab: The most luxurious hotel in the Worlds luxury hotel capital. This stunning sail shaped building is an all suite hotel that delivers the ultimate in luxury and style for Royalty and the super rich.

  1. Chiva Som – Hua Hin, Thailand: The legendary Chiva Som Spa retreat was one of the first luxury spa resorts and for 20 years  has been welcoming the world’s true spa connoisseurs, as well as the likes of Kate Moss and Madonna. 
  2. Body Holiday at Le Sport St Lucia: Bodyholiday St Lucia is the Caribbean’s premier wellness destination resort. Set on a secluded white sand beach, surrounded by tropical gardens and rainforest, the BodyHoliday is offers an intimate and luxurious experience and the ultimate getaway for body and mind. 
  3. Sandy Lane Resort & Spa – Barbados: This exclusive hotel is popular with movie stars and the ultra rich and the Spa here is a world in itself.  The stunning marble reception area leads to  the state of the art treatment suites where you can enjoy treatments that are drawn from wellbeing traditions from across the world.
  4. The Datai – Langkawi, Malaysia: This stunning luxury hotel has an enchanting rainforest spa  with open-air villas set along a winding stream, designed to let you feel the spirit of the surrounding nature. Enjoy your relaxing treatment to the calming sound of a purling creek ,the love song of a cicadas and the joyful chirping of birds, you may spot a monitor lizard or a playful family of Dusky Leaf Monkeys peeking from a nearby bush.
  5. Banyan Tree hotel & Spa – Phuket, Thailand: The Banyan Tree is a super luxury adult-only boutique spa resort.  Enjoy unlimited in-villa massage and a wide range of spa treatments  healthy cuisine and wellness activities.  
  6. Per Aquum resort in Huvafen Fushi, Maldives: The Per Aquum resort in Huvafen Fushi is one of the most luxurious resorts in the Maldives and the Lime Spa is regarded as one of the best and most unique spa’s. For a truly unique spa experience you can enjoy the underwater treatment rooms where you can enjoy panoramic underwater reef views from the treatment tables. 
  7. Four Seasons Bali at Sayan – Ubud, Bali: This chic and luxurious hotel is aimed at holistic visitors looking for stunning surroundings to enjoy traditional Eastern treatments in the lap of luxury. The resort even has a former Buddhist monk as the resident wellness mentor. 
  8. Six Senses Zinghy Bay – Oman: One of Oman’s most luxurious resorts, settled within a majestic mountain backdrop it is utterly idyllic and blissfully secluded, this resort is barefoot luxury at its best and the spa utilises its unique environment for their huge range of treatments.
  9. The Terme Do Saturnia Spa Resort – Tuscany, Italy: The resort is set in the stunning Tuscan countryside and located on the site of a natural thermal spring. The multiple-award-winning spa and wellness centre is the only one of its kind in the world where you can enjoy treatments using anti-ageing properties and the warm thermal springs. 
  10. The Standard – Miami Beach, USA: Located on Belle Isle, steps away from the action on South Beach, The Standard Spa, Miami Beach is less a “hotel,” and more a spa with guest rooms. Set amidst peaceful tropical gardens, the breezy, soothing rooms feature private terraces, many with outdoor soaking tubs.

  1. Helicopter trip over the Grand Canyon: The ultimate way to see the awe inspiring majesty of the Grand Canyon. The best heli tours make a landing on the canyon floor for a champagne picnic.
  2. Trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: Travel in the footsteps of the original messengers of this mystical citadel, perched precariously on steep mountain peaks.
  3. Experience the great Wildebeest migration: Visit the vast plains of the Masai Mara or Serengeti game reserves from July to November to see one of the greatest wildlife shows on earth as 2 millions wildebeest and zebra head south en masse, followed by a host of predators.
  4. Sleep under the stars on the Great Barrier Reef: The largest and most famous reef in the World and a must for any visit to Australia. You can now spend a night sleeping under the stars on hardy reef pontoon 39 miles from shore.
  5. Traditional Junk cruise around Halong Bay: Halong bay is a mystical landscape of towering limestone cliffs dropping down into the emerald waters below. What better way to explore this amazing place than on a traditional junk boat that has been lovingly restored for a luxury cruise experience.
  6. See the Northern Lights: This really is one of natures most spectacular shows. Why not travel to Iceland to see the lights in one of the Worlds most unique landscapes.
  7. Take a trip on the Orient Express: The worlds most famous rail trip. Indulge yourself in total luxury and travel to a bygone era on this iconic train trip through Europe.
  8. Explore the mighty Amazon river: Explore the jungles and waterways of the mighty Amazon and enjoy a luxurious cruise and learn about this untamed region.
  9. Watch the sunset over Ayers rock: Watch the incredible changing colours of Uluru as the sun sets over Australia’s most iconic landmark.
  10. Swim with Whale sharks: This is an close up encounter you will never forget. Swim with these majestic and gentle creatures off the coast of Western Australia or the warm waters off Mexico’s Cancun coast.

  1. Grand Canyon, USA – Nothing can quite prepare you for a the Grand Canyon, its sheer scale is staggering. The canyon is 277 miles long and over 6000 feet deep and stunningly beautiful and well worthy of its reputation as one of the greatest natural wonders of the World.
  2. Ayers Rock, Australia – Australia’s most iconic and recognisable landmark. The rock sits majestically in the barren red centre and visitors can experience the amazing colour show as the sun sets over this sacred aboriginal site.
  3. Great Barrier Reef. Australia – The World’s largest and most famous ocean wonder and home to a vast array of marine life. There are so many different tours and activities and chances to explore this amazing natural habitat.
  4. The Great Wall of China – This amazing feat of architecture stretches for over 6000 kilometres and took 2000 years to complete. Some parts of the wall near Beijing resemble a theme park, so go to the more remote regions to see the wall at it’s best.
  5. Giza Pyramids, Egypt – Wouldn’t you want to see the only one of the ancient wonders of the World still standing? These colossal structures have been astounding visitors for over 5000 years.
  6. Victoria Falls, Zambia – Watch the mist rising and hear the roar from the crashing, cascading sheets of water as they descend into the abyss below. The largest waterfall on the planet will blow your mind!
  7. Angkor Wat, Cambodia – Is the largest religious complex on earth, four times bigger than the Vatican city. This Wonder of the World is one of the most important archeological sites in Asia. 
  8. Halong Bay, Vietnam – A mystical landscape of towering limestone cliffs descending to emerald waters with hidden coves. This s one of Asia’s most enchanting natural wonders.
  9. Petra, Jordan – This Unesco World heritage site has been fascinating people for over two thousand years. The spectacular buildings are carved from the rock in this hidden city you may recognise from movies such as Indiana Jones 
  10. Taj Mahal, India – One of the world’s most famous buildings and arguably the most beautiful. Built as a monument for the love of the Mughal emperor Shah Jehan and his queen, Mumtaz Mahal, it took 1000 artisans over 20 years to build. Visit at sunrise to avoid the crowds and when the soft light shows the Taj at it’s best.

 

  1. Carnaval – Rio De Janeiro
  2. Mardi Gras – New Orleans
  3. Burning Man – Nevada
  4. Diwali – India
  5. Dia De Muertos – Mexico
  6. Songkran – Thailand
  7. Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras – Sydney
  8. Thanks Giving Day Parade – New York
  9. Full Moon party – Koh Phangan
  10. Chinese New Year – Beijing

  1. World cup 2018 – Russia
  2. Singapore night Grand Prix – Singapore
  3. Indianapolis 500 – USA
  4. Melbourne Cup – Australia
  5. Kentucky Derby – USA
  6. U.S Maters Golf – Augusta
  7. The Ashes – Australia
  8. The World Games – Different venues
  9. Australian F1 Grand Prix – Melbourne
  10. The Superbowl – Different venues