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We are delighted to offer Passepartout Homes guests a special offer from the exquisite Villa La Tosca, Aquitaine, France. Villa La Tosca is a 5-star luxury beach front property made from love by Marc Castagnet and Karin Broeksmit, and is considered to be one of the best examples of Arcachon architecture with an Italian influence. It is a prestigious luxury accommodation with exemplary service immersed in the pine forests of Aquitaine. It is guaranteed to bring a feeling of well-being and a holiday full of memorable moments. Our special spring offer:

The Faroe Islands are on every global news channel all week this week. Why? (In case you have been living in a cave?) Because these tiny, windswept islands between Iceland and Norway are the very best place in the whole world to watch the solar eclipse this Friday March 20 2015. That’s right. On the entire planet. Five fun facts about this solar eclipse: This is the first solar eclipse of the year. March 20 is really special because it is also the March Equinox. A total solar eclipse coinciding

Family holidays are no longer about mom and dad travelling with the kids – today grandma and grandpa are more and more likely to also join in the annual family vacation. Multigenerational travel, where at least three generations of a family travel together on holiday, is a steady trend. The 2014 edition of the Virtuoso Luxe Report (, which examines international luxury travel trends, has identified multigenerational travel as a top trend for the past four years in a row. I have noticed this increasing trend, and definitely seen an

The promise of good food is always a good excuse to explore an unfamiliar town or region. The famous Michelin guide, considered to be the holy grail of fine dining establishments around the world, was first published in 1900 by the Michelin brothers to encourage motorists to take road trips – and boost demand for their car tyres! Today the guide’s 1-, 2-, or 3-star ratings are highly coveted by restaurants chefs and are the indicators of fine dining for food connoisseurs. While the Michelin starred restaurants of cities like

With its luxury, comfort and picture-perfect setting, Villa Riva is an ideal choice for a bride, groom and their closest family and friends to relax over the period of their wedding. Comfortably sleeping 14 in total, it is ideally sized and fully equipped to ensure that you need never leave; the on-site entertainment and activities and the opulent communal spaces mean that the villa makes fun and socialising a natural part of the stay. We can also help to arrange additional accommodation for your wedding guests from the great selection

Frequent air travellers with children will have noted a quiet revolution taking place over the last few years. The international aviation service industry has finally decided to raise its game with this enormous and previously neglected demographic. Until recently a Burger King and an accessible toilet with a changing table were deemed sufficient for harassed parents facing long journeys. Now, however, there are many airports which deserve high praise for introducing state of the art amenities for kids, from Playstations to prams, labyrinths to Lego. The busiest airport in the

Europe is a paradise for art lovers, with almost each city offering stunning examples of architecture spanning several historic periods and many world class museums and galleries showcasing art treasures from around the world. Here are a few cities where art is a major attraction and a travel itinerary of several days can easily be built around art-related sites. Paris With over 250 museums and art galleries, Paris may be the art capital of Europe. This is also home to one of the world’s best-known museums, which houses what is

With tablets now outselling laptops and the launch of the new larger iPhone 6 Plus, more and more people are relying on their mobile devices to run their everyday lives. However with so many apps available it is becoming harder to pick out the really good ones that actually do make your life a little easier, so we take a look at our top travel apps for the luxury traveller. 1. Tripit (Free) Tripit has been around for a while now and those of you who are regular travellers and

Golf lovers looking to improve their game in a unique and exotic setting have a wide choice of first-rate golfing destinations across the globe. Golf fans can expect top-level facilities on spectacularly landscaped golf courses designed by internationally renowned golf course architects in some of the world’s most scenic settings. We feature a few luxury golf escapes in some of the most popular destinations for golf fans, as well as a few you may not have thought of: Practice your shot in Portugal’s Algarve Portugal’s Algarve is one of the

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