Absolute Travel Blog

Dwarikas-Blog-Feature

A Love Story of A Different Kind

// February 13, 2015

Dwarika’s Hotel is a love letter to Nepal. The property is literally built from Nepal’s past, out of ancient relics lovingly rescued by founder Dwarika Das Shrestha. The story begins in 1952. After witnessing two men in Kathmandu use the […]

Read More
IMG_0461

We’re Hiring! Sales Assistant at Luxury Travel Company

// February 13, 2015

Absolute Travel is a multi-award-winning luxury travel company that creates private luxury journeys in Asia, Africa, Europe, India & the Himalayas, Latin America, the Middle East, and the South Pacific. We’ve been dedicated to the art of travel since 1989, […]

Read More
iStock_000014627571XLarge

Want to Visit Cuba? Read this Q&A with Condé Nast Traveler Top Travel Specialist for Cuba, Adam Vaught, First.

// February 10, 2015

Americans have been waiting to meet the Cuban people for decades. Our Cuba expert, Adam Vaught, knows what the fuss is all about. He’s lived in Cuba. He’s guided in Cuba. He’s cultivated relationships all over the country with everyone […]

Read More
Llamas

// February 2, 2015

…about being different! We’ve tried to distinguish ourselves from the rest since our company’s beginnings 26 years ago. There’s no better feeling than knowing you celebrate our originality too! “I was incredibly honored when I learned we were named Travel […]

Read More
Virunga

If You Only Watch One Thing This Week, Make It This—Goosebumps Guaranteed

// January 27, 2015

Note: Day Passes, Saturday Day & Evening Combo Tickets, and Saturday Day Tickets are all SOLD OUT; Thursday and Friday Passses STILL AVAILABLE! Purchase them here. We believe in the power of film to protect our planet. In need of […]

Read More
Etihad_Air_Apartment

Absolute Air | The UnGoogleable Luxury Air Service

// January 26, 2015

We’re sharing the flight experiences you didn’t even know existed (and may want to forget about next time you’re stuck in a cramped seat!). Keep up with our Million-Mile certified air director, Todd Bliwise—an encyclopedia of firsthand knowledge—as he tests […]

Read More
Thrilling_workouts_feature

The World’s Most Thrilling Workouts You Probably Haven’t Tried Yet

// December 31, 2014

As we come to the close of the holiday season, priming for tonight’s New Year’s resolutions, it’s likely the topics of “bucket-lists” and “fitness goals” are heavy in the air. With this week’s installment of The Image Project, we invite […]

Read More
Best_2014_Feature

32 of Absolute’s Wow-Worthy Moments in 2014

// December 23, 2014

After being named Travel + Leisure’s #1 World’s Best Tour Operator in 2013 (thanks to you!), we didn’t think it could get any better. It did. Our 2014 topped the charts: from cruising the savannah in Zimbabwe to hiking the […]

Read More
Safari_Packing_Suzanne_Plane

His + Hers: The Definitive Safari Packing List

// December 8, 2014

Here’s looking at you chic safari mavens and rugged-luxe chaps! If packing is an art form, then the safari bag is every packer’s masterpiece. But as many safari goers will attest, this is far easier said than done! With varied […]

Read More
HEADER

Unwrap a Story: 14 Gifts that are More than They Appear

// November 21, 2014

There’s something so sweet about receiving a gift that is more than it appears—that is from the source and of the source, that is really a story ensconced in an object. As specialists in going to the source to unearth […]

Read More
View-From-Above-Feature

The Image Project: View From Above

// October 29, 2014

One of the greatest virtues of travel is that it allows us to experience our surroundings from an entirely new perspective. When navigating the market alleys of Cambodia, suddenly going for groceries takes on new meaning. When traveling by camel […]

Read More
Dyan_FEATURE

Dyan deNapoli | Penguin Hero, TED speaker & Leader of Absolute’s First Explorers Club Expedition

// October 15, 2014

She has hand-raised more penguin chicks than she can count, helped manage the largest animal rescue in history and has an astounding amount of passion and compassion which is clear the second you meet her. We’re honored that penguin expert, […]

Read More
PFG Auction Main

Explore the Galapagos & Ecuador while Supporting the Arts through the Princess Grace Foundation-USA

// October 7, 2014

Absolute Travel is proud to support emerging talent in Film and the Performing Arts at the 30th Annual Princess Grace Foundation-USA Gala. The gala honors deserving individuals and helps raise funds for the foundation through live and silent auctions. This […]

Read More
Absolute Travel Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust Marathon Feature

210 Miles, $40,000, Edward Norton & a Lot of Heart

// October 3, 2014

We did it! We pounded 210 miles of pavement between us from Staten Island to Central Park for the Maasai, chatted with actor and activist Edward Norton and Maasai warrior Samson Parashina on the link between conservation and travel, and […]

Read More
Explorers Club Launch Feature

Discovery Awaits: Absolute Partners with The Explorers Club

// September 30, 2014

By land, sea, air, and space, The Explorers Club has strived to preserve the instinct to explore since 1904. With members including Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, club “firsts” include first to the moon, […]

Read More
Vik feature

The Intrigue of Vik

// September 25, 2014

What does it take to create a truly outstanding hotel? In November, Absolute Travel’s Robyn Mark, husband Nick, and their adorable son Alex (7 months old!) set out to discover the answer with two weeks at the Uruguayan and Chilean […]

Read More
Marathon Raffle Feature

Party + Raffle + Maasai = An Absolute Celebration!

// September 17, 2014

A few years ago, we visited the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust’s property, Campi ya Kanzi, in Kenya. While trekking through a nearby cloud forest, we learned that one of our guides had finished the NYC Marathon within two minutes of […]

Read More
Thai Four Seasons Feature

SAVE ME A SEAT! Thai-One-On at NYC’s Four Seasons Restaurant 10-14-14

// September 15, 2014

If food is one of the best and most enjoyable ways to understand and appreciate other cultures, Thailand may take the cake for the ultimate destination. Absolute Travel and our friends at yellowchair, a social foodie network site, have created […]

Read More
Otherworldly landscape feature image

The Image Project: Otherworldly Landscapes

// September 11, 2014

We 100% promise that the places in this week’s installment of The Image Project, a biweekly post that focuses on the power of the image to inspire, truly exist on our beautiful planet! No rolling green valleys or lakeside sunsets […]

Read More
Behind BEautiful Forevers Feature

Think Deeply about India with Author of Behind the Beautiful Forevers, Katherine Boo

// September 8, 2014

From the maze-like markets laced with the scent of cardamom and garam masala, heaps of cerulean blue powder, marigold garlands, and traffic-stopping adorned cows, to the stoic marble plateaus and laced jollies of the temples; from the bustling nightlife of […]

Read More
Page 1 of 1112345...10...Last »