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8 Terms that Got Lost in Translation

One of the delights of travelling is learning to communicate across language barriers, whether that’s perfecting your hand gestures or adding whole phrases in a foreign tongue to your arsenal. But beware of what linguists call “false friends” – words that look familiar but mean something completely different in another language. Here are a few […]

7 Best Things to do in Florence

Fair warning: when you book a trip to Florence you should expect to return home a pants-size larger. There is delicious food, phenomenal coffee, delicious gelato, and an abundance of great wine on offer. Of course, Florence is more than just a place to eat, it is one of the great cultural capitals of the […]

Top 3 Luxury Villas – November

This month’s top 3 luxury villa picks take us from the Islands of the Northern West Indies, over to the Indian ocean, and concludes on the mountains of Northern Greece overlooking the Ionian Islands. Looking for the world’s best private getaways? These villas are among the finest luxury rentals available for groups, couples and families […]

Artist Ocean Villa, Amanyara – Defining Luxury

The Artist Ocean Villa is located in the Turks & Caicos, on the world-famous Amanyara International resort, which was designed by architect Jean-Michel Gathy. Gathy is renowned for his sense of scale and his unique approach to mixing European and Asian influences in his work. This five-bedroom ocean front villa is Amanyara’s most private, with […]

Luxury by the Ionian Sea

Emerald Deluxe Villas, Zakynthos Island Zakynthos Island is located on the Ionian coast of Greece, south of Corfu and Kelafonia. The Emerald Deluxe Villas are comprised of two exquisite traditional stone villas with breathtaking views of the deep blue Ionian Sea. Built using traditional architectural methods and materials, each villa has its own private grounds, […]

Life Changing Experiences Through Travel

While many travelers are perfectly happy to enjoy a pre-packaged all-inclusive vacation, others are seeking a more immersive experience. They are hungry for new experiences, whether it’s the thrill of walking a full-grown tiger in Thailand or learning to make pasta from an ancient family recipe in a Tuscan village. They want to have exciting […]

Director’s Choice: Samana Peninsula, Dominican Republic

Welcome to our new feature ‘Director’s Choice.’ Here, we’ll share our collective wealth of expert knowledge on Bespoke Travel, exploring a different destination every month. The directors here at Voyages GAM SPS Travel have decades of experience and an unparalleled passion for travel that has taken them to all corners of the world. From boutique […]

Safety for Solo Female Travelers

There’s nothing quite like solo traveling. It offers a unique opportunity to choose your own pace and path, and to immerse yourself in another culture. But for women travelers who decide to go the road alone, there can sometimes be additional safety considerations. The best way to protect yourself when traveling, whether you are male […]