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.

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 »

The Art of Wellbeing – COMO Shambhala Estate

After learning I was headed to Bali, my American friends joked, “Perfect, you’ll get your own Eat, Pray, Love story,” channeling Elizabeth Gilbert’s best-selling memoir. But arriving at COMO Shambhala Estate in Ubud after midnight as torrential downpours blanketed the property’s mystical, mist covered jungle, it wasn’t Liz Gilbert on my mind.  Instead, Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu’s famous quote… 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 »

On the Road to Majorca, Barcelona, Cote d’Azur & Provence

Senior Corporate & Leisure Travel Advisor Sandra Reig jetted off to Spain and the South of France for a quick taste of Majorca, Barcelona, Cote d’Azur and Provence.    Q: Your journey began in Majorca at the Sant Francesc Hotel Singular, recently awarded the #1 hotel on Conde Nast’s Reader’s Choice Awards for Spain.  What… Read more »

Alaska Lindblad/National Geographic Quest

Executive Edge Travel Advisor Sue Watts embarked upon the ultimate Alaskan Lindblad expedition aboard the National Geographic Quest. National Geographic explorers, writers, and photographers have brought the world to intelligent, curious, adventurous readers for more than a hundred years. And since Lars-Eric Lindblad opened the doors of his travel company in 1958, Lindblad Expeditions has been bringing… Read more »

On the Road to Southern India

Dana Michael took a curated tour of Southern India on an experiential itinerary designed by luxury travel experts Peirce & Leslie, a preferred operator of Executive Edge Travel. Q: First stop – Mumbai! Yes, India’s most cosmopolitan city and financial nerve centre, Mumbai is also the centre of the country’s thriving film industry, popularly known as… Read more »

Healing Waters – Four Seasons Bora Bora

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux chose Four Seasons Bora Bora for their honeymoon and brought along long time close pals Courtney Cox and Jimmy Kimmel in tow for laughs. The gang holed up in the Four Seasons Bora Bora’s spectacular all-inclusive three bedroom Presidential Beach Villa Estate for two weeks. Can’t blame the Four Seasons… Read more »

Virtuoso Symposium – Crystal River Cruise

2018 Virtuoso Symposium was a historic event held in the Netherlands combining the efforts of six Virtuoso hotels, seven luxury river cruise vessels and two Dutch on-the-ground partners to create an unprecedented experience. As Co-Founder of Executive Edge Travel and Head of Leisure, I’ve attended several Virtuoso Symposiums over the years and each seems to… Read more »

Tea Country – Sri Lanka

As we drove through Sri Lanka taking ‘the long route’, we stopped whenever the mood struck us. My family’s curiosity for getting off the standard touring route had our trusted guide, Ajit, making detours constantly such as visiting the biggest wholesale fruit and vegetable market in the Cultural Triangle. As the only tourists there we… Read more »