Every Journey Counts Blog

Edge's Travel Blogs reveal personal travel stories from our Travel Advisors' constant globetrotting.

Our expert team at Edge is simply the most well-travelled in the industry. Between us, we have been virtually everywhere whether through educational journeys, otherwise known as 'famils' in the business, or individual holiday travel. We want to share our experiences with you through our continually updated blogs.

Simply click on a part of world and get lost in tales of grand adventure through the keenly observant eye of our travel designers. Through our travels, we hope that you'll find inspiration for your own next adventure.

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Ponant family adventure in The Kimberley

Q: Darwin to Broome on a Ponant ‘Australia’s Iconic Kimberley’ experience sounds like a great way to discover some unspoilt land on and off the coast of Australia. Firstly, what made you choose this one and, now that you’re back, what has really stayed with you? Sally:  When someone says to me ‘how was it’,… Read more »

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Living it up at The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs

With a 29th wedding anniversary to celebrate, The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs in New Zealand was an extraordinary choice for Executive Edge Co-founder and Head of Leisure, Yvonne Verstandig and her husband Alan. Outstanding accommodation, an abundance of winter activities, pampering spa treatments, locally sourced gastronomy and a stunning view by the seaside provided the… Read more »

COMO Cocoa Island and COMO Maalifushi, Maldives

COMO is a way of life which revolves around a holistic approach to wellness from nutrition to meditation to yoga. Basically COMO is synonymous with a healthier state of being. Executive Edge Leisure Travel Advisor Cate Cave experienced ‘the COMO way’ in the Maldives at two COMO private islands. COMO Cocoa Island and COMO Maalifushi define… Read more »

On the Road to Peru

Leisure Advisor Sue Watts embarked upon a ‘Unique Latin America’ journey showcasing the very best of Peru from the vibrant cities of Lima and Cusco, to the cultural treasures of Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu, to the heart of the Peruvian Amazon on a Relais & Chateaux Delfin cruise.  Q:  Lima is a city experiencing… Read more »

The Great Outdoors – Atacama, Chile

Northern Chile, what a totally unexpected start to our Chilean adventure! Atacama, one of the driest deserts in the world, definitely fuelled my insatiable appetite for adventure and the great outdoors. Atacama is a place where you can fully immerse yourself in nature. Cactus Valley, Moon Valley, Mars Valley, geysers, hot springs, salt pans, volcanoes,… Read more »

On the Road to South Africa

Senior Leisure Advisor Maggie Fay toured the very best of South Africa with Giltedge venturing from Cape Town and the Cape Winelands to Umhlanga, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park, andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve and ending her epic sojourn in Johannesburg. Q: Cape Town is touted as the single most spectacularly beautiful city… Read more »

On the Road to Sri Lanka

Leisure Team Leader Sue Sallmann ventured to Sri Lanka to bring us back her recommendations for experiential travel in this beautiful country on the verge of being the next big destination.  Q: Your first city to explore in Sri Lanka was Sigiriya, a small town in the Cultural Triangle, which is renowned throughout the world… Read more »

On the Road to Leading Hotels of the World in Bali

Executive Edge Travel’s Rhonda Smith spent a week at Australia’s favourite nearby holiday destination of Bali to experience how to travel the Leading Hotels of the World way. Q: The Legian Bali is an old favorite. Why do you think this legendary property still retains its appeal to this day with luxury travelers? You just… Read more »

On the Road to Mykonos with Myconian Collection

In Mykonos, Senior Leisure Advisor Debra Eustice uncovered the charm of the Myconian Collection, a family-owned group of nine leading luxury hotels on Mykonos, including three Relais & Châteaux, two Leading Hotels of the World, two Design Hotels and two Preferred Hotels & Resorts. Q: Who founded the family-owned Myconian Collection? The Myconian Collection was… Read more »

A new vision dawning in the Land of the Midnight Sun

This is the scene that greeted me after my first night camping.  Ever.   Even the idea of camping pushes me out of my comfort zone but that’s the point of ‘Pure Pursuits’ – an invitation only, highly immersive, travel industry event.   There is a choice of destinations when you have been invited to… Read more »