This Maldives retreat won’t break the bank

Drift Thelu Veliga Retreat is a new four-star resort in the Maldives There are 20 wooden villas over the ocean and ten villas on land  There are no televisions in the rooms, no gym and no swimming pool By Kate Johnson For The Daily Mail Thank goodness the Drift Thelu Veliga Retreat, a new four-star…

Dom Joly jets off on a luxury ski break with his wife

British comedian Dom Joly went to Verbier for three days with his wife, Stacey  They experienced the money-no-object side of holidaying at the ski resort They visited Chalet No 14, a huge property that costs around £75k a week to rent By Dom Joly For The Mail On Sunday In the lap of luxury: Dom…

Giant tower full of wine and angels to retrieve it for you

The Radisson Blu Zurich boasts 16-metre tower stacked with a staggering 4,000 bottles of red and white wine Guests in the lobby can order wine from a so-called Wine Angel, who ‘flies’ up the inner tower to retrieve it Fortunately, these extraordinary waitresses are skilled aerial artists, suspended from the top by a harness By Martha…

United Airlines set to launch auction program

The U.S. carrier received bad press when David Dao was bumped from a flight Its new auction program will allow passengers to sell their seats for a certain fee According to insiders, the bidding portal will officially launch by October 3rd   By Sadie Whitelocks for MailOnline United Airlines is set to launch a program…

About the Cocktail Path in Brazil, a Favorite Spirit Requires Frisky –

As in most big nations, the majority of the popular stereotypes regarding Brazil unravel together with the slightest tug. A state of bright beaches and beautiful tans on bods? Sure, and cold mountain cities and linebackers from the enclaves in the southwest, too. Dysfunctional politics? At the intense, but what’s practical politics now, anyhow? However,…

The world’s most luxurious commercial jet launches

Tickets to fly on the luxury Crystal Skye Boeing 777-200LR start from £13,400 ($18,000) per person Passengers are treated to five-star treatment, with on-board butlers and a Michelin star-inspired menu Flights with 14, 21 and 28-day hop-on hop-off itineraries are now available for up to 88 passengers By Martha Alexander For Mailonline The world’s most…

Sustainable Travel Might Be Budget-Friendly –

If you think of renewable journey, what springs to mind? Gorilla trekking in Uganda, possibly, or even a sojourn at a distant yet well-appointed eco-lodge from the woods of Costa Rica, or maybe a luxury stay in a Galápagos safari pub having an infinity swimming pool and locally created teak furniture. If those high-cost excursions…

On board the NCL Norwegian Jade’s mini-voyage to Hamburg

The Mail On Sunday’s Bridget McGrouther enjoyed a 48-hour journey on the liner She was impressed with the all-inclusive package, which includes casual dining   Guests can also splash out on the Haven area, which offers greater privacy  By Bridget Mcgrouther For The Mail On Sunday There was a definite buzz as I stepped aboard…

A Muslim American’s Homecoming: Cowboys, Country Music, Chapatis –

The conversion took place on Honky-Tonk Row, my baptism a glaze of midsummer Tennessee sweat anointing my forehead. Nashville’s Wildhorse Saloon is a tabernacle for line-dancing disciples, and I was in communion with the gyrating congregation. “Shuffle, shuffle, turn to your left.” “Right, left, right — there ya go!” I have a strong respect for…