Sail the magnificent Danube on the brand new, award winning, 106-guest Crystal Mahler, to witness the beauty of the Wachau Valley and discover such treasures as the Benedictine Abbey perched atop the city of Melk and Bratislava’s St. Martin’s Cathedral, former coronation church for Hungary’s royalty.
Far, far away from the maddening crowds at Bali’s beaches, lies the artisan colony of Ubud. Situated in a cool setting at the top of the Ayung Valley, Puri Wulandari Resort has been a favourite of ours for 16 years. Let us show you a side to Bali that few will have experienced. Watch the world’s best sculptors, visit restaurants that have inspired television shows like “The Chef ’s Table” & “Top Chef USA” and return to the comfort of your villa boasting spectacular views from your own private pool.
Our journey through Rajasthan commences with the Sikhs, tombs & colourful bazaars of Delhi then onto Udaipur with its marble palaces and lakes, surrounded by a ring of hills. We continue to the ‘The Pink City’, Jaipur, synonymous with spectacularly colourful gemstones and Saris. Then, onwards to the majestic views of the greatest monument of love, the ‘Taj Mahal’, just 600 metres from our luxurious resort, ’The Oberoi Amarvilas’. Our final stop is Varanasi on the shores of the Ganges River considered by Indians as the Holiest of the seven sacred cities.
Here you can only wonder at the skyscrapers covered from head to toe in spectacular Christmas lights. Staying at the legendary Peninsula, this hotel is a shining jewel on the backdrop of the city that never sleeps. Shop, indulge your senses, dine, improve your bridge and be spoilt with joyride in a fleet of the Peninsula’s Phantom Rolls Royces.