Amsterdam, Netherlands

Luxury Tours: This Month's Feature

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Navigating the intimate streets and canals of Amsterdam—home to almost 1 million people—can be an eye opening experience for visitors. Amsterdam's streets, filled with the sounds of bicyclists' bells and neighborhoods that have the same feel as New York's West Village, or London's Notting Hill: historic, polished yet hip, and packed with shops that would test the weight limits of your carry on luggage. With so much culture with the many museums exhibiting the worlds largest collection of Vincent van Goch, or if you prefer experience what it is like to become a glass of beer through a sight sound touch and smell tour of the Heineken museum, a truly unique entertaining and educational experience. Failing that, visit the Dam Square, grab a wheel of cheese, a coffee and sit and smell the tulips.

With convenient daily non-stops from Detroit, it doesn’t get any easier.

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DESTINATION EXPERTS: Hidden Gems in the South West of Scotland


Scotland's South West Coast is not normally on vacationers radar when they visit this beautiful country. South West Scotland has more than 200 miles of fabulous coastline, the largest Forestry Park in the UK  and remote Galloway Hills to discover. This corner of the country also has the U.K.`s first Dark Sky Park. Home to Scotland's highest village and Scotland's most Southerly village, a book town, a Food Town, an Artists Town, scores of coastal villages all with friendly accommodations, South West Scotland is waiting to welcome you.  

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Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China


Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China

Hong Kong's enchanting neighborhoods and islands offer a sensory feast. You may find yourself swaying along on a historic double-decker tram, cheering with the hordes at the city-center horse races, or simply gazing out at the glorious harbor. Over 70% of Hong Kong is mountains and sprawling country parks, some also home to geological and historical gems. Escape the city limits on one of the world’s smoothest transport systems and spend your day wandering in a Song-dynasty village, hiking on a deserted island or kayaking among volcanic sea arches.


One of the world's top culinary capitals, the city that worships the God of Cookery has many a demon in the kitchen, whether the deliciousness in the pot is Cantonese, Sichuanese, Japanese or French. So deep is the city's love of food and so broad its culinary repertoire that whatever your gastronomic desires, Hong Kong will find a way to sate them. The answer could be a bowl of wonton noodles, freshly steamed dim sum, a warm pineapple bun wedged with butter, a pair of the sweetest prawns, your first-ever stinky tofu, or the creations of the latest celebrity chef.


From off-the-rack Chinese gowns to bespoke specialty knives (and vice versa), the sheer variety of products in Hong Kong’s shops is dizzying. Every budget, need and whim is catered for in 'can do' spirit by a similarly impressive assortment of venues – glitzy malls where the moneyed shop, chic side-street boutiques and vintage dens where fashionistas find their gems, nerdy gadget bazaars, and a mix of markets where you can haggle to your heart’s content. The city has no sales tax so prices are generally attractive to visitors.


Underneath the glass and steel of Hong Kong’s commercial persona is a dynamic cultural landscape where its Chinese roots, colonial connections and the contributions of its home-grown talent become intertwined. Here you’re just as likely to find yourself applauding at Asia’s top film festival as joining in dawn taichi or reading the couplets of a local poet to the drumbeat of a dragon boat. Culture could also mean indie music by the harbor or Chinese opera in a bamboo theater, not to mention the thousands of shows staged year-round at the city's many museums and concert halls.

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Dubai, U.A.E


Dubai, U.A.E

Look up at the world’s tallest building, ski down a snowy mountain in the middle of the desert, skydive above a man-made island, swim with sharks in the world’s largest mall, marvel at sparkling jewels in the souks and feel the breeze from a traditional dhow cruise—all in a single trip. 

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London, England

Non-Stop From Detroit: London Calling

London, England

Marvel at London’s many  iconic buildings and palaces, immerse yourself in culture at one of the 170 museums or relax in the beauty and tranquility of the royal parks. Take a spin on the London Eye to get a unique perspective  of the city’s skyline and landmarks like Big Ben and Westminster Abbey.

As the world’s most foremost fashion destination, London is a shopper’s paradise, from flea markets and vintage shops to luxury department stores like Selfridges and Harrods, the shopping options are endless.

Londoners love to eat! Try some of the innovative fare or treat yourself to something special at one of London’s many Michelin star restaurants.

Did you know that there are more than 250 theaters in London? Watch a West End play or visit the Globe Theater to see a Shakespearean Play as they would have been in Tudor times.


Top Things To Do in London


Whisper Sweet Nothings in St Paul's Cathedral

Climbing up into the Whispering Gallery of St Paul’s is one of the most memorable things to do in London. Enlist a friend to check if it’s true that a quirk in the design means a whisper against its walls can be heard on the other side.


Pose by Big Ben

Big Ben chimes may be silent for the foreseeable, but as least one of its clock faces will still be on show while maintenance work on the giant bell and its tower takes place. While here, book onto a guided tour of the Houses of Parliament, too.


All Aboard the Thames Clipper

Hop on at Millbank by Tate Britain and take the 18-minute Thames Clippers boat taxi to Tate Modern at Bankside. Not only will you enjoy day of culture, you’ll experience some world-class sightseeing en route.


Ride the Mail Rail

Take a subterranean tour aboard a miniature train through a hidden network of tunnels. The Mail Rail route once formed a vital communications artery for London.


Bye Bye Dippy, Hello Hope

Visitors the the will no longer be greeted by the giant Diplodocus (Dippy), which guarded the Hintze Hall for decades, but an enormous skeleton of a blue whale. The whale is named ‘Hope’ as a symbol of our power to shape a sustainable future.  The blue whale has been rescued from the brink of extinction.


Get Floored at Tower Bridge

See London through a glass floor, walk the Hall of Fame and hear about the unsung heroes of the iconic bridge, or simply take in the exceptional city views.


Up at the O2

London’s 02 plays host to some of the biggest bands in the world, but did you know you can also climb its roof? Attached by harness you’ll ascend to the top of the dome for the ultimate in urban mountaineering.


Take a Spin on the London Eye

Just across the river from the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, the Coca-Cola London Eye offers some of the best views in London. Upgrade to a Champagne Experience and you’ll receive a glass of bubbly, plus Fast Track entry.


Go Underground

Visit the bunkers where Winston Churchill and his Government made crucial decisions during the Second World War in the Churchill War Rooms (as depicted in the film Darkest Hour) underneath Whitehall.








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