Mongolia - A Most Memorable Vacation Destination

Mongolia is a place of beautiful extremes. A land where the ancient traditions of nomadic life still thrive against the backdrop of vast, untouched landscapes. It is an ideal destination for those of you who seek adventure, solitude, and a deep connection with nature and history.

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The Belmond train passes through mountainous landscapes in Peru

In Peru, few experiences epitomise luxury slow travel better than a journey by train onboard the Belmond Andean Explorer from Arequipa to Cusco, or a luxurious small expedition yacht along the Amazon river.

Embracing Life in the Slow Lane in Peru

View of Antigua in the Caribbean showing beautiful bays and sailing boats

Whether you’re horizontally, nautically or historically inclined there is much to discover on this beautiful Caribbean Isle. We asked our destination expert, Kirsty, to tell us 5 reasons why you should make Antigua your next luxury beach vacation with Lightfoot Travel.

5 REASONS TO MAKE ANTIGUA YOUR NEXT BEACH VACATION

Family holding hands on the beach looking out to the sunset

Planning a family vacation can be a bit like trying to get your toddler to wear a raincoat on a stormy day – surprisingly challenging. After decades of personalizing luxury vacations for families all over the world, we’ve put together a solid step by step process on how to plan a family vacation.

5 TIPS FOR PLANNING A FAMILY VACATION

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In late 2012, adventurer Alastair Humphreys and his friend Leon McCarron followed in the footsteps of Wilfred Thesiger and hauled a homemade cart across the Empty Quarter in Oman. Humphreys tells us about their epic adventure.

TREKKING THE EMPTY QUARTER IN OMAN

Overwater villa in the maldives

Where should you drop your bags for the best sunset views over the turquoise waters of the Maldives? Read on to find out…

6 BEST OVERWATER VILLAS IN THE MALDIVES

aerial view of an island in the maldives

If you need to get away from it all, take your luggage to one of these vacation hideaways.

6 Of The Best Hotels On Private Islands

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Our exclusive team of explorers, writers and adventures share their experiences
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Adrian Hayes

Adrian Hayes is a British record-breaking polar explorer and adventurer. The former British Army Gurkha Officer speaks fluent Arabic and Nepalese. In the past eight years he has climbed Everest, K2, the North Pole, South Pole, travelled the length of Greenland by kite-ski and the Arabian Desert by camel. The Double Guinness World Record holder now inspires others by giving keynote speeches.
Carolyn Boyd

Carolyn Boyd

Carolyn Boyd is the award-winning editor of France Magazine, and The Times’ main expert on travelling in France. She has also written for The Independent, The Guardian and several other publications.
Stuart Butler

Stuart Butler

Stuart Butler is the author of the Lonely Planet guidebooks to Kenya and Tanzania. In 2015 Stuart and Josphat Mako, a Maasai friend, spent six weeks walking across Kenya’s Maasai lands and talking to people about contemporary Maasai life, wildlife and conservation. Stuart’s book about this walk and the people he met, Once We Were Lions, will be out in early 2017.