When booking a flight, you generally have several seating options available. The most expensive option is the number one class seat. Sitting in first class might make a bigger dent in your bank account, but overall, this option is much more comfortable and can enhance your entire travel experience greatly. If you have the option available, you should consider purchasing a first class flight. There are many benefits to purchasing a first class flight such as extra comfort and better food options.

First class seats are normally placed near the face of the plane, on an aeroplane. Rarely do jets have more than 16 first class seats available. Sometimes they don’t have first class seats at all. If you want to fly first class, talk to your airline and plan your trip accordingly. Contacting your airline ahead of time is particularly important because of availability and ensuring you get a seat for the flight you plan on taking. First class seats are popular and the following benefits explain why it’s beneficial to fly first class as compared to a standard economy flight.

The first benefit to flying first class is the additional seat space provided to you. The seats in first class at much bigger, usually around 40 to 90 inches with an 18 to 25 inch seat pitch. In many cases, the seats on first class aren’t next to one another, so everyone has an aisle seat and a bit more room to spread out and relax.

A problem with your seat In some cases where your seat has malfunctioned and you can not comfortably sit there, I.E. Seatbelt problem or the seat won’t remain in the up position, the flight attendant will make an effort to find you another seat. If no other seats are available in coach yet space is available in first, you’ll be moved to first class. This is a rare occurrence, on the down side.

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If there is a meal served on your flight, you have access to a gourmet version. You can enjoy a steak while everyone else is served hamburgers, for example. In most cases, you also get to choose your meal, whereas with a typical flight this option can only be available. Most airlines provide drink service free to all passengers, but in first class, you can find additional drinks as well as alcoholic beverages for free. This is great for longer flights. This benefit of more food choices makes first class beneficial because on a long flight you may get hungry and knowing you have access to a high quality meal can be very rewarding.

To go along with all of the free food and drink, in first class, you’ll typically have your own convenience. You may have a private restroom only accessible to those in first class instead of sharing one or two lavatories with 50 or more passengers. Sometimes there are even two or three restrooms so that you don’t have to wait in line. In addition, these restrooms are usually much higher than typical restrooms.

The benefits don’t stop there. When you have a first class ticket, you may likewise have special lounges in the airport terminal. A first class lounge usually has comfortable seats, a good opinion of the runway, private bathrooms, better televisions, and free food and drink options. Those with first class boarding passes are the only people allowed in the lounge. In some cases, these lounges even have semi-private areas to sleep if you’re expecting a long stop.

Some people also like the private life of a first class seat. If you and your travel companions book all of the 1st class seats on a flight, it is analogous to having a private jet. You can hold business meetings or have a private conversation amongst your travel companions. This is perfect if you’re planning a business trip or a family vacation. First class is usually divided from the remainder of the flight by a curtain to help ensure your privacy.

February 26, 2014 Luxury Travel

Anyone in a high stress position in life, whether it’s a high stress job or even being a stay at home mom, needs to get a place to relax. One way to ensure that you’ve got a wonderful and comfortable place to relax is to buy a luxury vacation  home for yourself. A luxury vacation home can be at your favorite vacation spot or at a new vacation spot that you’re beginning to fall in love with.

Relaxing along the beautiful beaches of Hawaii and Maui can be easily possible only if you’ve booked a vacation home in Maui or vacation homes in Hawaii near by beaches. It is always suggestive to have advanced booking of luxury vacation homes as per your budget and preference. You can enjoy amazing views through your vacation homes. No doubt in the very fact that staying in vacation home in Maui or vacation homes in Hawaii will be more advantageous then staying in hotel or resort. You can avail various benefits while stay in luxury Maui vacation homes as compare to staying anywhere else.

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A luxury vacation home can become a great investment. First, you can use it as an extra income. If you don’t plan on vacationing often, you can rent out the luxury vacation home when you’re not going to be using it. You can rent the home out for quite a little bit of money depending on where you purchase the home. The second benefit to owning your own luxury vacation home is that you’ll still have a place to stay on vacation. You will always know that you’re getting luxury living quarters for your vacation and you’ll never have to settle for second best. A five star hotel can be very expensive. However, if you purchase your own luxury vacation home you can have a five star experience for much less.

Whether you’re looking for a luxury beach vacation home or a luxury mountain vacation home, you want to find out where to look. There are many different online sites where you can watch at local real estate for whatever place you’re looking. However, if you live far away and have to go to actually physically see the home, you mightn’t want to waste your time searching for your luxury vacation home online. Instead, talk to a real estate agent. You can speak to your agent and tell him or her exactly what you want to include in your luxury vacation home. Your agent can check out each home before you take the trip out to check it out instead of traveling for hours to look at a potential home only to discover it is less than perfect.

January 31, 2014 Luxury Travel

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Located in the rocky place called Cappadocia, Turkey – Hotel YunakEvleri, with 5 stars it is consisted of 6 parts with 30 separated rooms, dating from 5-6 century. It is small enough to have privacy and big enough to offer you solitude. The name of the hotel comes from the district called Yunak, which was the center of the social life in turkey. The amazing rocky structures are precisely renewed in a style underlining the local traditions.

The interior is elegant and shows it’s unique and by hand produced furniture’s and antiques. In the stone villa you can visit the music room, where you can enjoy many different types of music, a hall with computers and wireless, DVD hall and a hall for meetings. You can enjoy the sunset, lying on the soft pillows next to the fireplace or you can have a romantic dinner with candles. Every room offers the guests a bathroom with everything in there, anti-allergic sheets, air conditioning, music system, minibar and a Jacuzzi.

Also the hotel has 2 restaurants, one is inside the hotel and the other is outside with an outstanding sight. In this place you can have walks with a balloon, ride a bike, riding horses and some other interesting attractions.

The place Cappadocia in Turkey is one of the most impressing places. The landscape is really unusual and formed from volcanic lava and that was millions of years ago. In Cappadocia there are many caves and underground cities, which were inhabited by Romans, Greeks etc.

Beside turkey there are many interesting luxury places to visit in Europe and those are Hotel Anassa in Cypress, the incredible park hotel EgernerHoeffel in Munich, Germany, The Grand hotel du lac in Switzerland, the hotel Et Spa De La Bretesche France and many other.

October 6, 2013 Luxury Travel

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Kashmir is undoubtedly a paradise on Earth. The valley itself is lush green, with mesmerizing meadows and some of the most photogenic spots in the world.  Fruit, timber, minerals and herbs are found in abundance in Kashmir. Kashmir is the best place to visit after a tiresome season at work. It relaxes you to the depth of your soul.

Kashmir Valley

The incredibly splendid valley – Kashmir Valley is surrounded by the highest mountain ranges of the world. Nature lovers and adventure seekers always have the desire to explore Kashmir. Its snow capped silver mountains and wide varieties of flora and fauna are unique and exceptional.

Neelam Valley

Neelam valley has been formed by the Neelam River. The valley looks enchanting with grass covered hills and sparse trees. Neelam is a valley of fountains, springs, waterfalls and the most ideal for mountain tourism.

Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat is the second highest mountain peak of Himalaya range of Pakistan and the ninth highest of the world. This peak has a never ending list of human deaths and so it has been popularly termed as “Murder Mountains” by Germans. Nevertheless, the vista of Nanga Parbat is highly stunning and tranquil with the snow covered peaks and lush meadows. You may encounter one or two waterfalls if you are lucky.

Pari Mahal (The Fairies Abode)

Pari Mahal is a terraced garden which overlooks the entire city of Srinagar. The structural design is an interpretation of Islamic architecture. The Mahal is highly recommended for sightseeing.

October 1, 2013 Destinations, Luxury Travel

While a lot of Southeast Asia’s visitors flock to Thailand, not many people know where to go in Malaysia. Maybe that’s why Malaysia doesn’t seem to get as much attention and popularity as Thailand. Long-term budget travelers often shun Malaysia as being ‘too expensive’ while short-term vacationers in Southeast Asia skip Malaysia for lack of time.

 

There are many beautiful places in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur, You’ll most likely fly into Kuala Lumpur, so this one’s a no-brainer. But unlike other big Asian cities where travelers arrive and head out of town as soon as possible, Kuala Lumpur is a worthwhile destination. The mix of Malay, Chinese, and Indian influence means that you’ll have no shortage of culinary exploits in Malaysia’s capital city. Interesting sights such as the Petronas Towers, the Perdana Lake Gardens, and Menara KL Tower provide plenty of enjoyable distractions before you head out to explore Malaysia.

 

However, another great place includes Malaysian Borne, The option to exchange dirty concrete for green rainforests and abundant wildlife is a cheap, quick flight away! Visitors to Malaysia often stick to the mainland and forget about the natural wonders on earth’s third-largest island only a short hop away. From endangered orangutans to rainforest canopy walks and some of the best diving in the world, Malaysian Borneo should definitely be a part of any trip to Malaysia.

Moreover, Penang, is also in the list. Malaysians are proud of their big island on the west coast — and they should be! The colonial city of Georgetown was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has plenty to offer in the way of museums, a fort, historic homes, and most importantly, famous food.Penang is considered one of the best places in Southeast Asia to sample incredible street food of all types. The waterfront esplanade known as Gurney Drive in Penang is lined with great places to sample local Malay, Chinese, and Indian treats.

 

 

 

September 22, 2013 Destinations, Luxury Travel

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Jordan is one of the richest countries in the world and every corner of the country is full of lavishness. Every visitor will never have any shortage of luxury place to visit from vibrant restaurants and bars, luxury department stores for those rich women to shop, and top hotels for wealthy people to spend their great days during their visit. Despite of its location in the Middle East, this nation is liberal and modern as we can see through its amusement places and amenities.

Everyone can start one’s luxury travel in Jordan at Amman. This capital city never fails to have shortage of income because of its stable economic flow as well as the giant investment from other big countries. This metropolis city hosts fancy restaurants with elegant design, serving authentic, yet lavish cuisines of Middle East menus. Never miss the very popular kanafeh or mansaf that deliver the real culinary adventure of Middle East cuisines.

After exploring the vibrant metropolis city, it is the time to explore outer parts of Jordan which has the same luxury. Try visiting Petra. This is one of so many Seven Wonders of the World. It stands out because of the sheer rock carved the city in which everyone will be amazed on how the city has awe-inspiring natural beauty.

There are still so many other wonders that everyone can enjoy on their luxury travel to Jordan in which all of them still represent the majestic history of the country. We all might have heard about the floating sensation of the historical Dead Sea. Everyone can just forget how one scares of sharks to death. Wadi Rum Desert is another worth visiting historical place as everyone can just enjoy a camel ride while enjoying sunrise.

Finding other luxury amenities in Jordan like golfing will be the best thing to do. Ayla remains as the main destination for wealthy people who need to swing in the 18-hole golf course with luxury landscape.

September 1, 2013 Luxury Travel

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Dubai is simply blossoming! With the top notch tourist attractions and easy accessibility, Dubai is the hub of luxurious backpackers. Tourists from all parts of the world pour in to take pleasure from the lavish pampering facilities Dubai offers. You also enjoy some treats from the naïve Muslim locals such as respect, kindness and munificence. The tourist resorts and hotel in Dubai are world-class, with services prior to most contemporary five-star hotels of Europe.

4 things you are not supposed to fail to notice when you visit Dubai else believe me, you’ve missed paradise!

THE BURJ KHALIFA

This tallest structure on the planet is designed like a giant needle shaped spacecraft. The opportunity to view the city from 134th floor should not be missed. It is a monument of contemporary technology and design.

DUBAI MALL

Dubai Mall is a huge shopping mall. When you visit shopping and eating will just be a ritual but the cinema with 22 screens is what brings in the public. Mall also has an indoor theme park called Sega World and also a world for children called Kidzania. A giant aquarium with an underwater zoo is most beautiful to see.

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Buy the purist gold in the world at Old Gold Market. Walking around the Gold Market you will be surprised to see stunning window displays of gold bricks.

BURJ UL ARAB

World’s only seven star hotel, Burj ul Arab, is totally a landmark! Despite many newer hotels, Burj ul Arab has maintained its charm and entice. It has a sky view bar and eye-catching view from its top.

 

September 1, 2013 Luxury Travel

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Swat is one of the most frequently visited valleys of Pakistan. Known as the “Switzerland of Pakistan”, the beauty of Swat is incredibly mesmerizing. It has always compelled its visitors to return back to this exquisite place. Its old name was “Udyana” – Land of Gardens. Located in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the snow-masked hills and high peaks, flourishingly green pastures and the sparkling waters of lakes magnetize vacationers to tranquilize themselves and become lost in the serenity of this valley.

The city of Marghzar has a White Marble Palace, which augments the sumptuousness of this peaceful valley. The palace has now been converted into five star hotels with excellent luxurious facilities. While journeying Swat you will also find wildlife in forest of Islampur. It is mostly photographed by wildlife hunters and nature lovers.

Trip to Swat is simply partial without catching a sight of Malam-Jaba. This hill resort, offers deluxe and luxurious facilities to the travelers, an amazing view of soaring mountains and a beautiful landscape. Another highly regarded tourist resort of Swat is Miandam. Even in the hottest summers, Miandam is supposed to be the coolest place in entire Swat as its towering mountains do not allow sun to throw its rays. Official guest houses, army messes and hotels provide residence to its visitors.

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Kalam is the most picturesque town of Swat. The view of melting snow dripping from the Falaksair Peak is magnificent. The panoramic beauty is aggrandized by the famous Mahodand Lake which has vivid cobalt waters.

August 25, 2013 Destinations, Luxury Travel

Oludeniz

The astounding blue lagoon made Oludeniz internationally reputed. It is considered as one of the most photogenic sights of the world. There is a nearby town to buy local edibles for your picnic. The aerial view is just amazing.

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Famous for: Paragliding, parasailing, jet-skiing.

Marmaris

Marmaris a serene dormant resort to ease out the nerve breaking tension you received back at work. On the Aegean coast, Marmaris mostly magnetizes tourists from Europe.

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Famous for: Turtles, jasmine gardens, kaoaoke bars.

Antalya

Antalya offers various beach destinations to delight you with. The most prominent of these are Konyaalti and Lara. Known for their serenity, clear calm waters, pebble beaches, waterfront walkways and elite resorts, Konyaalti and Lara attract tourists all around the year.

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Famous for: Tranquility

Patara

The Patara Long Beach is the longest of all. It stretches about 18km or more. It is just perfect for swimming in the deep waters.

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Famous for: Barefoot beach-walking.

Bodrum

The most craved beach destination of the foreign as well as Turkish rich is Bodrum. Enveloped within the azure waters of Aegean Sea, Bodrum presents to hydrophilics jaw-dropping hotels, boutiques, private beach clubs and the Halicarnassus disco.

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Famous for: Entertainment and Partying.

Butterfly Valley

It rests candidly between two soaring cliffs; the awe-inspiring panorama striking your eyes makes you think it might be a dream.

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Famous for: Camping and trekking the cliffs.

Sedir Beach

Legend says Cleopatra as declined stepping on any other than Egypt; Egyptian sands were flown to Turkey for her. The distinctive golden sands of this legendary beach are originally some fossils. The beach offers swimming in the composed, bottomless water.

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August 16, 2013 Cruises, Destinations, Luxury Travel

The World in Dubai

Well if you are on a trip to Dubai, and fortunately you can spare $2,000-$5,000 for a night, then pamper yourself with one night stay at an apartment on The World – floating islands of Dubai. Help yourself with their health and fitness centers, massage centers, tennis courts, Jacuzzis, golf club and even libraries. With your luck in action, you can even get to meet celebs there.

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Dubai Palm Jumeriah

Jumeriah is paradise, seriously! And no, it is not sinking, as it is rumored. Well, it is an extravagance only for the filthy rich ones. The two palm-tree-shaped islands are topped with sandy crescent strips and honored with the only seven-star hotel of the world, the Burj Al Arab. Dolphin Bay is a delight for everyone.

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Amwaj Islands

The Amwaj Islands in Bahrain are only for the elite, rich and affluent ones. As in Bahrain, foreigners are only permitted to rent land and not to buy any; this archipelago stand exempted as it is the only piece of land in the entire Kingdom which the foreigners can buy and sell.

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No Man’s Land Fort

No Man’s Land Fort is owned by Harmesh Pooni. It is a residence of immense luxuriousness and eccentric taste, located off the coast of Britain. It caters swimming pool, gym, sauna, tennis courts, golf clubs and liquor bars.

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Floating Mountain of Immortals

The design is such that it gives the look of a plate of metal left to melt in the sun. this sculpture is an assimilation of entirely dissimilar subjects – a fisherman, a cell phone, a computer and an elf. This masterpiece is a flawless achievement of a Chinese artist, Zhan Wang.

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August 10, 2013 Cruises, Destinations, Luxury Travel

img_6442aShogran is one of the places of Pakistan which is deeply naturally rich. Rest houses, hotels and huts for summer retreats are available for a tranquil holiday. Shogran is, basically, a plateau in the Kaghan Valley, fenced by thick pine forests and with an altitude of 7747 feet. Tourism recommended season is summer. June – August is the peak season, during this span weather remains pleasant yet uncertain; it is raining and in a while, the sun is on your head.

Shogran is an exciting place for family picnic. Calm environment and pleasant weather welcomes visitors. The air is impregnated with the scents of flowers. The area is heavily forested. Evening view is spectacular. You can go for an evening walk to the traditionally built restaurants and shops in the heart of the settlement. Don’t forget to taste the exquisite Kahwa (traditional green tea).

14683_11A wonderful excursion from Shogran is a jeep-visit to Siri Lake and the adjacent Paya meadows. These are lush green meadows with spectacular landscape. Rolling grassy lawns offers breathtaking panoramic views of snow covered mountains. One can also see varieties of wild alpine flowers on the rolling grassy slopes of Paya.

Trekking and Hill Walking is excellent activity in Shogran. Trekking towards Siri-Paya meadows is highly recommended. There are also good opportunities for those interested in more leisurely day trips, hill walking or nature study walks. Camping around Siri lake and Paya meadows is a life time enjoyment. A night in camp in peaceful and calm environment with cold breeze makes a dream come true.

Enjoy!

August 2, 2013 Destinations, Luxury Travel

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