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The ultimate guide to every major destination, for the elite traveler. Join us as we tour the world’s best hotels, the finest restaurants and all of the world’s leading luxury travel offerings.

Exploring Spain’s Historic Jewish Quarters

By Alex Martin

In this latest article in Elite Traveler’s ongoing Spain series, we explore the must-see Jewish quarters dotted around its major cities. The first signs of Jewish influence in Spain date back to the fourth century. Jewish communities thrived in Spain alongside Muslims and Christians for hundreds of years. But their presence ended definitively with the Alhambra Decree of 1492, which […]

The Best Luxury Train Journeys Through Spain

By Alex Martin

In this latest article in Elite Traveler’s ongoing Spain series, we take a look at the country’s luxury train journeys. From San Sebastian in the north to Cadiz in the south, Spain has a wide variety of must-see sights including architectural marvels and natural wonders. If you have time on your side, a slow and winding train journey through this […]

A Luxury Guide to Sailing the Canary Islands

By Alex Martin

The Caribbean has long been the go-to destination for year-round sailing, particularly in the winter months. But for those looking for calmer waters and quiet marina, the Canary Islands offers a genuine alternative. In this latest article in our ongoing Spain series, Elite Traveler offers a luxury guide to sailing the Canary Islands. Sitting off the coast of West Africa, […]

The Most Impressive Architecture in Spain

By Alex Martin

In this latest article in our ongoing Spain series, Elite Traveler takes a look at some of the country’s most impressive architecture. From ancient cathedrals to contemporary museums, Spain boasts some of the most treasured buildings in the world. Here, we take a look at five examples that are worth the journey alone. The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Frank Gehry’s outlandish […]

The Most Exclusive Wineries in Spain

By Alex Martin

In this latest article in Elite Traveler’s ongoing series, we take a look at the most exclusive wineries in Spain. France may have the most prestigious reputation in winemaking, but the Spanish have been in the business a lot longer than their European neighbors. In fact, the roots of Spain’s winemaking run so deep that no one really knows who […]

The 5 Best Restaurants in Athens

By Lauren Hill

Situated close to the bountiful Aegean Sea and with beautiful weather in the summer, Athens offers pure culinary delight in terms of fresh and locally sourced food. Athens’ best restaurants highlight classic classic Mediterranean cuisine, but when it comes to where to eat in Athens there is also an array of options hailing from other parts of the world. Cooked […]

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The Best Places to Discover Traditional Spanish Cuisine

By Alex Martin

Traditional Spanish cuisine is celebrated across the world. Few other regions can claim to produce more high-quality ingredients than the Iberian Peninsula, and over the course of generations, the Spanish have put them to fantastic use. The country boasts an impressive 202 Michelin-starred restaurants including 25 two-star and 11 three-star establishments. Some of these are considered to be among the […]

The Best Bodegas in Mallorca

By Alex Martin

In this latest article in Elite Traveler’s ongoing Spain series, we take a closer look at the best bodegas in Mallorca. From Rioja to Extremadura, Spain has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to vine-growing land. Wine exports are worth $3.4bn to the Spanish economy, but some of its finest produce never leaves its borders. Mallorca produces a huge […]

The 10 Best Hotels in Istanbul

By Elite Traveler

Split between Europe and Asia, Istanbul is teeming with history, diversity and culture. Once a major destination on the ancient Silk Road, the Turkish city has been influenced by many of the great civilizations including the Greeks, the Romans, the Venetians and, of course, the Ottomans. This tremendous melting pot of cultures is now a major destination for both business […]

Sailing the Balearics: The Best Marinas and Regattas

By Alex Martin

Sailing the Balearics is a common ambition among yachtsmen. This collection of stunning Spanish islands is the go-to destination for summer yachting in the Mediterranean with a great chance of fair conditions and an endless choice of well-equipped ports. Whether you are short on time or have the whole summer to explore, Mallorca and its surrounding islands are perfect for […]