Luxury Travel Blog

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March 29, 2023

First Look: The New Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt

We recently returned from Cairo, Egypt, where we enjoyed an exclusive preview of the new Grand Egyptian Museum, one of the most anticipated museum openings in recent years.

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Destinations:  Africa, Egypt

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March 20, 2023

Must Stay: Lizard Island Resort in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia

An incredible way to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia is by having us arrange a stay at Lizard Island Resort.

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Destinations:  Australia, South Pacific

Tags:  active Australia tours, Australia, Australia tours, Australia's best resorts, best luxury resorts, coral reefs, fishing, Great Barrier Reef, Great Barrier Reef resorts, kayaking, Lizard Island, Lizard Island Research Station, Lizard Island Resort, luxury Australia tours, luxury beach resorts, Luxury lodges of Australia, private Australia tours, private boat charters, romantic resorts, scuba diving, scuba diving tours, snorkeling

March 11, 2023

Seeing Tadao Ando Architecture in South Korea

South Korea s a great destination for travelers interested in architecture, especially the works of Tadao Ando. We take travelers to privately tour the  renowned architect’s works in and around Seoul and Jeju Island.

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Destinations:  Asia, Korea, South Korea

Tags:  architecture, architecture tours, art and design tours, Asia tours, Asian architecture, Bonte Museum, contemporary architecture tours, Genius Loci, Glass House, Jeju Island, Korea tours, luxury South Korea tours, modern architecture, Museum SAN, private Seoul tours, Seoul, South Korea, South Korea architecture, Tadao Ando, Tadao Ando Korea

March 9, 2023

Must Try: Pasteis de Nata Pastries in Lisbon, Portugal

One of our favorite culinary experiences in Lisbon, Portugal, is savoring a delicious pastel de nata, the city’s iconic pastry. Artisans of Leisure arranges for our travelers to sample the best pasteis de nata like a local at historic bakeries and cafes throughout Portugal, including the specialty bakery where they originated.

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Destinations:  Europe, Portugal

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March 6, 2023

Rolling Hills and Cypress Trees: The Landscapes of Tuscany, Italy

Visiting the breathtaking landscapes of Tuscany is an iconic experience for many travelers on our private Italy tours.

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Destinations:  Europe, Italy

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February 9, 2023

Special Luxury Trips for Grandparents Traveling with Grandchildren

One of the most popular types of trips we arrange are private, personalized luxury tours for grandparents who want to take their grandchildren on incredible one-of-a-kind trips. Read about some of our favorite experiences we arrange that are customized around each family member’s interests and requirements

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Destinations:  Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, South America, South Pacific

Tags:  active touring, ancestry tours, Australia family tours, Austria family tours, Bar Mitzvah tours, Bat Mitzah tours, boat charters, bucket list travel, bucket list trips, celebration travel, celebration trips, culinary tours, custom family tours, family, family activities, family heritage tours, family safari tour, family safaris, family tours, family travel experts, genealogical tours, graduation trips, grandparents and grandchildren, history tours, luxury family tours, luxury safaris, multi-generational, multigen travel, one-of-a-kind trips, private yacht charters, travel with grandchildren, travel with grandparents, traveling with grandchildren

January 30, 2023

Must Experience: A Private Felucca Ride on the Nile River in Egypt

A private felucca ride on the Nile River is a favorite experience we arrange for travelers on our private Egypt tours. Gliding on the water in one of these traditional wooden sailboats gives a peek into the rhythms of the ancient river and the life along its shores.

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Destinations:  Africa, Egypt, Middle East

Tags:  ancient Egypt tours, Aswan, Aswan tours, botanical garden, Cairo, Egypt family tours, Egypt tours, Egyptian history, Egyptian temples, Egyptologist guide, felucca, history, Kitchener Island, Luxor, Luxor tours, Nile, Nile River, Nile River cruise, Nubian Village, private boat charters, private boat ride, private Egypt tours, private Nile cruise, sailboat, sailing, sunset cruise, Temple of Philae

January 24, 2023

Gaudi & More: Architectural Highlights of Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, Spain, is renowned for incredible architecture by Antoni Gaudi and other masters of Catalan Modernism. Artisans of Leisure arranges private touring of Barcelona’s top art and architectural highlights, from iconic sites to lesser-known masterpieces. 

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Destinations:  Europe, Spain

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