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Digital Luxury Travel Editor and London Editor — Telegraph
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Sounds like 'O'Kelly'.'s luxury travel ed @TeleLuxTravel & London ed (@TelegraphLondon); contributing ed Ultratravel; IG @johnoceallaigh.

The Director's Guide: Tate Modern, London — Britain's preeminent modern-art gallery, Tate Modern was established in 2000 and has gone on to become one of London's most popular attractions. A vast institution occupying the former Bankside Power Station, it is set to grow further in future with a major new Herzog & de Meuron-designed extension opening in 2016.

Take over your own Wild West ghost town — Though few high-end holiday resorts advertise it publicly, it's usually possible for families and friends with means to hire the property in its entirety.

Is this the plane of the future? — The plane of the future could well be a sleek and streamlined aircraft with a "blended wing" if proposals by the Delft University of Technology in Holland and Dutch carrier KLM come to fruition.

Something Special: Everest by hot air balloon — Intrepid travellers with significant means to venture one step above the select group of adventurers who have ascended Everest, by taking a hot air balloon trip above the world's highest mountain for a cost of £1,680,000 per person.
Jul 29, 2015

RT @TeleLuxTravel: You can try to fly over Everest by hot air balloon for £1.7 million, but would you want to?…

Jul 29, 2015

RT @TeleLuxTravel: You can try to fly over Everest by hot air balloon for £1.7 million, but would you want to?…

Serengeti National Park's sole family home — For nature lovers, this is a family getaway that offers genuine escapism. Newly opened Mkombe House Lamai is the first and only private house in Tanzania's 5,700sq mile Serengeti National Park; though based near the established Lamai Serengeti lodge, guests here can spend their time in complete isolation.

London's most unusual museums: 50 of the best - part two — The legacy of the Lady with the Lamp is displayed in detail at Lambeth's Florence Nightinggale Museum. Tracing every stage of her life, from her privileged youth to her exertions during the Crimean War, the museum brings her story into focus with engaging displays and some of her possessions, including a series of letters she wrote.

Fregate Island Private refreshed — One of the most exclusive resorts in the Indian Ocean, Fregate Island Privat e was placed under the management of German luxury-hotel group The Oetker Collection in July 2013; two years later, a complete refurbishment of the property has been completed and a fresh-faced Fregate is ready to welcome guests anew.

The Peninsula, Hong Kong's grande dame hotel — Should you travel from Hong Kong International Airport to the Peninsula in one of the hotel's 14 Rolls-Royce Phantoms, a leather-bound booklet placed by the backseat might capture your attention. Contained therein is a room service menu, which concludes with the assertion that whatever dish you order en route will be freshly made and waiting in your room upon check-in.

Inside the Langham's £24,000-a-night Sterling Suite — Newly opened this month, the Sterling Suite at London's Langham hotel is a record-breaker. At 4,844sq ft (450sq metres), this six-bedroom residence is now the largest hotel suite in London. Costing from £24,000 a night, it is also one of its most expensive. For that outlay guests can expect constant pampering.

DVLA car hire codes now valid for 21 days — Last month's abolition of the paper part of the UK driving licence meant that British holidaymakers were required to prove their eligibility to drive by presenting car-hire firms with an online code that was valid for only 72 hours.
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Jul 30, 2015

What a privilege to interview Iris Apfel today! She was as interesting and entertaining as I'd expected

Jul 30, 2015

@DamonMBanks It's really interesting to see how things are developing here. And service was a definite @Langham_London highlight

Jul 30, 2015

Amanemu, @Amanresorts' 2nd Japanese property, opens in Ise Shima National Park in early 2016. Each villa has an onsen

Jul 29, 2015

@sarahturner I'll add that to my Salzburg sightseeing list! Surprised to see Walthamstow there - a bit closer to home for me...

Jul 29, 2015

Today I've learned that it's Belfast that is home to what must be Britain's fanciest Tesco Metro…

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