28 Mar '11, 9pm

A Luxury Travel Blog » Luxury travel with a twist: conquering Kili: The term 'luxury travel' connotes various im...

The term ‘luxury travel’ connotes various images and stereotypes, perhaps of lazy days spent lounging by the pool or sipping cocktails on a sun terrace overlooking a pristine beach. In reality though, luxury can be an entirely subjective standard and if we consider it as a value inherent of high quality service and conducive towards a pleasurable experience then it is easy to see why the term is so slippery. What may be one person’s idea of luxury could be perceived by the next as mundane or commonplace. Can for example, luxury travel be challenging and at times difficult? Well in my opinion, yes, certainly it can be. In fact few experiences in life can elicit the kind of pleasure that overcoming a major physical or psychological barrier does. These moments, epochal as they are, function as the map pins that chart the courses of our lives; those pivotal events that punctua...

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