Travel

Changing trends for luxe-traveller

FOUR looks at the annual report from leading luxury travel agencies to show the must-do travels of 2017 and the new face of travel.

Virtuoso®,the global network of luxury travel agencies, has unveiled its2017 Virtuoso Luxe Report, forecasting emerging travel developments and top destinations for the coming year. Recognized as a leading trend predictor for luxury and experiential travel, the report offers insight into the preferences of upscale travellers as determined by the group’s annual survey of its worldwide travel advisors. For 2017, luxury travellers are...

September 15, 2017

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Heart of the Levant

Jordan is well known for its historical landmarks, natural wonders and a population who take hospitality to a whole new level, writes Kerry Spencer in FOUR’s Travel supplement…

"But you haven’t tried everything,” said Omar, the Four Seasons’ foyerlounge manager.“I have,” I protest. “I’ve tried every dish. They were all delicious, I justcan’t eat anymore!” It was 9am in Amman, Jordan, and I had just inhaleda large round of morning mezze, three freshly baked flatbreads and tworounds of Turkish coffee. If you ever embark on a trip to Jordan—and you most definitely should—get used...

September 13, 2017

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Seasonal delights 

This winter, whether you’re a festive fiend or a seasonal scrooge, those looking for a different way to celebrate the festive period this winter need look no further than Tauck – the world’s leading escorted travel and river cruise company. For those in the Christmas spirit, Tauck offers two eight-day Christmas river cruises along the Rhine and

This winter, whether you’re a festive fiend or a seasonal scrooge, those looking for a different way to celebrate the festive period this winter need look no further than Tauck - the world’s leading escorted travel and river cruise company. For those in the Christmas spirit, Tauck offers two eight-day Christmas river cruises along the Rhine and Danube, taking in some of Europe’s renowned Christmas markets in Germany, France and...

September 11, 2017

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The beating heart of Mexico

Once overlooked, Mexico’s capital is moving on from its stopover status and becoming a hot destination in its own right, with a cultural heritage spanning seven countries, more museums that any other city and some of the world’s best restaurants, writes Sarah Gilbert for FOUR magazine.

Mexico City The sprawling megalopolis sits in a highland basin encircled by mountains, with an enviable year-round spring-like climate. I began in the city’s historic heart, a rich mix of architectural styles that reveal its layers of history. In the 16th-century, the conquering Spanish built on top of the Aztec city of Tenochtitlán. You can still see the remains of its grand temple, the Templo Mayor, and there’s a small museum...

September 10, 2017

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