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A New Beginning Comes With A New Era of Travel

With experienced travel expert Jo Bunting at the helm as Company Director, Il Mondo Travel’s launch marks the dawn of a new era of travel in North Derbyshire. Possessing an innate ability to offer the most creative and innovative adventures and holidays, Jo’s talents extend well beyond the scope of the conventional travel agent. Well renowned for her personal touch and ability to offer a truly bespoke service tailor-made to individual travel needs, Jo is determined to make full use of her

A Taste For Travel

Luxury holidays have long been synonymous with all things ‘indulgent’ and never fail to cater to even the nest of tastes. When creating unforgettable holidays, food can often be a key ingredient in introducing travellers to the authentic flavour of that destination. When it comes to culinary artistry, award-winning chefs never disappoint with their exceptional flair, such as acclaimed French three-star Michelin Chef Yannick Alléno, whose gastronomic delights can be

5 of Rome’s…alternative must-sees

Rome: one of the world’s most romantic and inspiring cities… Five highlights that veer away from the popular haunts of the Colosseum, the Spanish Steps and St Peter’s Square. Largo di Torre Argentina Dating back to the 4th century BC – in the times of the Roman empire – this square is where the remains of Pompey’s Theatre can be found and is known best as the location where Julius Caesar was

The ONE for authentic experiences…

We love a hotel that sets the scene, and The Resort at Paws Up does just that. Located on a 37,000-acre working ranch in the heart of Montana, its cabins and safari-style tents are enchanting. By day, go riding or cattle driving and by night, listen to ancient cowboy tales round a campfire. Nestled amongst some of Montana’s finest scenery, this family-friendly luxury ranch resort boasts a range of exquisite rustic wilderness


Looking for a grand gesture with a difference? Looking for that big wow just to treat your special someone? Africa has it all and more. You of course have the usual suspects, the romantic turndowns, private candlelight dinners, all in abundance and very well done they are too, but as you’d expect, Africa does it with bells on, so hold on to your heart and let’s go!! For the ultimate

The First Ever Luxury Cruise Ship Lengthening…

Silversea’s Silver Spirit entered dry dock on Monday, March 5th where she will remain until May 1st. She will undergo some serious refurbishments which include the insertion of a prefabricated, 49 foot long segment into the ships midsection. Key Enhancements: Increased choice of cuisine for diners, as well as new menus. Eight restaurants (previously six) will serve fine gastronomy and world-class wine. A new and innovative space, the Arts Café will host

Four Seasons Hotel, Florence – The Revival of a Historical Home

Having just spent a week exploring Florence’s must-see sites, hotels and restaurants, I feel there is certainly something magical about this place, from the tranquility of the gardens to the busy city. Whether you want to soak up some of the Renaissance or simply wine and dine in a swanky classic setting, Florence has something for all. During my time in this beautiful city, I visited the Four Seasons Firenze, a

Madeira: a nature lover’s paradise

Explore Madeira Fashionable since the early 19th century, this beautiful island continues to captivate tourists with its leisurely atmosphere and spectacular scenery. Madeira is a nature lover’s paradise. Hike mountain trails dense with foliage. Sail the curves of the coastline, or dip beneath with a scuba dive. Gentle snorkelling is perfect for little ones. Extinct volcanic mountains, dense forest and cascading waterfalls contrast with the pastoral countryside. A myriad of

Take a walk on the wild side…

Expedition Cruising: Transformational and experiential holidays, offered in far-flung ‘bucket list’ regions around the world. Expeditions are truly about discovery, experiencing an intimate connection to a place, being in an environment where you can reflect, learn, become smarter and become more relevant as human beings. Perfect for those who have been turned off cruising by the mega-ship image of thousands of people, those who seek adventure, accessing the most remote places

Lose yourself in Hong Kong

Lose yourself in Hong Kong’s glittering cityscapes and secluded islands as you learn to live like a local with our exclusive destination guide. Get on board with island-hopping Top Tip: Always take an overnight bag in case you fall in love with an island and decide to stay for longer Famous for its iconic skyline and futuristic skyscrapers, it’s easy to forget that Hong Kong is actually bursting with green

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