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The planet is abundant with gorgeous natural wonders that span all corners of the globe. LuxEco Travel will explore different options for ecotourism with environmentally-friendly travel tips, advice, articles. Readers will experience the breathtaking vistas, relaxing weekends away and exhilarating expeditions through commentary, photos and videos. Urban travel is exciting way to see the world also and LuxEco Travel will help you find ways to gallivant from one fabulous destination to the next while minimizing your carbon footprint.


How to travel with your pet and stay in 5 paw luxury hotels

We got lucky! Six years ago we adopted the most "labradorable" puppy.

A Taste of Yosemite: Best Culinary Experience California Gold

The Taste of Yosemite offers more than just gourmet delights

The New Waldorf Astoria Welcomes Travels with Journey: 8 Paws and Counting

If you think Beverly Hills has lost it's elegance and classic history step into the lobby of the new Waldorf Astoria and dream again. This remarkable hotel has brought new meaning to "life at the top". It is A-listed beyond a doubt. And best dog-friendly hotel in the world.

J.B. Mauney’s Bushwacker Bails World Champion

By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World J.B. Mauney World Champion Bull Rider tops his sport and greets LuxEcoLiving's ...

The Alpina Gstaad: LuxEcoLiving’s Best Hotel in the World

By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Gstaad Switzerland         The Alpina Gstaad (5 Stars) cannot be rivaled by any other...

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat: LuxEcoLiving’s # 1 Choice for South Africa’s...

Bushmans Kloof is Stunning! Spectacular! A haven for culinary delights! A once in a lifetime experience... nothing can compare to this Relais & Châteaux property part of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection

The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa Cape Town South Africa: LuxEcoLiving’s Best Luxury Hotel...

If you had to choose a favorite company in which to use your bucket wish list ...this would be the one! Travel and Leisure has voted Red Carnation Hotel properties into thirteen different categories, including three No. 1 placements. And I can share why.

The Oyster Box Hotel In Durban South Africa Is Your Dream Vacation: LuxEcoLiving’s Best...

Standing proud on Umhlanga’s beachfront, directly on the beach and overlooking the Indian Ocean, the 86-room Oyster Box, a Member of Red Carnation Hotel Collection, is one of South Africa’s best-loved hotels

Sail Wind Surf’s Tall Ships Amsterdam For A Once In A Lifetime Experience: LuxEcoLiving’s...

The greatest crew in the world too. We just loved it! I wish we could just stow away and live on board for an entire year at sea. Now that's something Windstar should consider. Be the first Time Share Cruise Company.

Trainspotting in Paris at Le Train Bleu: Buffet at de la Gare Lyon before...

  Le Train Bleu is a best kept secret. Even most parisien's won't share. Dine surrounded by beautiful Belle Epoque artistry, savor the food and wine...

Le Meurice Paris is # 1:LuxEcoLiving’s Best Hotels in the World Series

By James and Nancy Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World What a dream! We spent our Midnight in Paris and every waking...

San Ysidro Ranch Welcomes Valmont: The World Leader For Anti-Aging

You could say he's spoiled. Or you could say so are we. You're right. Living the life with a Lab in Luxury can only happen at the posh and prestigious San Ysidro Ranch. No one does it better than Ty Warner. Where in the world can experience a couples massage while your dog stretches out on your private terrace and gets one too.

Travels with Journey: The Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows 5 Paws

The Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows gets 5 Paws! Excellent location, fabulous service and extra treats for Journey.

Travels with Journey to Bacara Resort and Spa 5 Paws and Counting

What a dream vacation! Ultra luxury, magnificent ocean views, incredible service, fab food and the best part is your pets are welcome too.

The Bear and Star in Los Olivos Celebrates The Culinary Magic of Chef John...

I have traveled the world. Met chefs in Paris, Provence, London, Milan, Venice, Gstaad, to mention only a few destinations and compared to some of those masters I found a brilliant culinary sympatico with John Cox.

What Do You Keep In Your Hatbox ?

I love the idea of finding the best vintage designed places to shop. And American made for sure at The TeaBerry Cottage.

The Chesterfield Palm Beach: LuxEcoLiving’s # 1 Hotel in Florida

It's a jewel of a hideaway in the confines of one of the wealthiest locations in all the world...   Palm Beach Florida. What The...

Ol Jogi Conservancy Kenya: The Ultimate in Luxury for a Life Changing Experience

"Ol Jogi is one of the most beautiful places on earth. It provides the ultimate outdoor experience in an exclusive setting that was once a private family home. Today, it is unsurpassed in terms of comfort, culinary excellence, luxury, privacy and education. It is a place unlike any other in the world.......breathtaking beyond words."

Zulu Camp Shambala Private Game Reserve in South Africa: LuxEcoLiving’s Best Wildlife Experience

"It will awaken your senses not only to the beauty of nature but to the plight of South Africa's wildlife, many of which are teetering on a thin line for survival.

The Exquisite Milestone Hotel London: LuxEcoLiving’s Best Hotels in the World 2016

"The Milestone Hotel in London was just voted the #2 city hotel in Europe and the # 1 World's Best Hotel by Travel + Leisure"

Olio & Limone Santa Barbara’s Best Italian Restaurant is LuxEcoLiving’s Best In The World

Olio & Limone is now my favorite Italian restaurant in the world.... and what a pleasure not to experience the burden of airplane pasta and worse, long lines for US Customs.... when all you have to do is find West Victoria Street in Santa Barbara and indulge.

Saxon Villa and Spa Johannesburg South Africa: LuxEcoLiving’s Best Hotel in the World

Journey with us to South Africa the home and heritage of Nelson Mandela. The Saxon Villa and Spa is one of the most beautiful hotels in the world.

The Hemingways Nairobi:LuxEcoLiving’s #1 Choice for Luxury and Cuisine

There is only one place in Nairobi... The Hemingways is historic. The grounds are magnificent and the view of Ngong Hills from your terrace translates the love and passion that Karen Blixen held for the land she so dearly loved.

Lion World Travel is LuxEcoLiving’s Best Choice for Hotels and Safari Destinations in South...

Traveling to Cape Town there is only one place to stay. The Twelve Apostles and Spa is the iconic landmark named for the ruggedly beautiful mountain range that towers behind it.

Nancy’s Organic Kitchen: Lazy Days of Summer for the Best Burgers

Heats on. Temperatures are soaring. Dinner time is a challenge and so is the clean up. But what's easy, delicious and always a favorite? In our home it's a good old American burger with melted cheddar cheese.

Lauren Vidal France’s #1 Fashion Forward Boutique For Style And Elegance

For 20 years, Lauren Vidal remains true to the uniqueness of its creations and gives the contemporary woman her own image, focusing on overlays creating purely light styles punctuated by unstructured volumes.

Beauty Is More Than Skin Deep: Valmont Baptizes The Bear Bracelet To Preserve Fish...

Valmont is one of the leading cosmetic companies in the world. For most women and some men, Valmont is a religion. It is the most essential time piece, ritual, and anti-aging program that does reverse the inevitable signs of aging from all skin types, naturally.

The Plaza Athénée Paris: LuxEcoLiving’s Best Hotels in the World

What can I say? It was a revelation. Like the opening of a hit play on Broadway. BRAVO! All the grande pompe of its iconic facade and bright, brilliantly RED awnings hang like masts blowing in the wind. A light spring rain dampened the darlings, the scarlet geraniums which tumbled ever so gently from the bolstered and buffed Art Nouveau balconies. Checking in to the newly remodeled Hotel Plaza Athénée whose $268 million dollar expansion sets the bar WAY HIGHER than expected for just one of the crown jewels of the Dorchester Collection.

Hambleton Hall one of the Great Houses of England: LuxEcoLiving’s Best Relais & Châteaux...

If your looking for an experience that encapsulates the beauty and serenity of the English countryside in a part of the world that is known for the origins of fox hunting, do explore one of the places where the famous British playwright Noel Coward resided and wrote. Hambleton Hall ranks as our top choice for 2016

The Knightsbridge Hotel London: LuxEcoLiving’s Best Pick Close To Harrods

Kit Kemp's masterfully designed Knightsbridge London is one of a kind. She pays extra attention to detail in bringing joy to every experience.

Kit Kemp’s Haymarket London: LuxEcoLiving’s Best Hotels in the World 2016

She's not a purist. She's a magician. Kit Kemp is one of the most talented designers in the world today.Step into any of her Firmdale properties in the UK or fly "over the pond" and land in the heart of Soho New York at the stellar Crosby and you are in for a life changing experience that takes luxury living and staycations to new heights.

The Thief Oslo Norway: LuxEcoLiving’s Best Hotels in the World 2016

By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Oslo Norway, The Chuda's  for LuxEcoLiving What could be better. Two nights at...

Healthy Child Healthy Pet: Safer Toys For Pets Linked To Phthalate Free

Healthy Child Healthy World provides parents with information that can prevent many childhood diseases. Our research team is powered by Environmental Working Group's comprehensive database which provides cutting edge scientific research which links human health to exposure to chemicals in the environment.

Travels with Journey to San Francisco’s Fairmont Hotel: A Sweet Spot Stay In The...

Journey left his heart in San Francisco and was thrilled to be invited back to the one and only Fairmont Hotel. This time our boy wonder got to stay in the Tower Suite named after the Spreckels family. What a treat!

Casa Palmero at The Lodge at Pebble Beach: LuxEcoLiving’s Best New Discovery

We were treated to the culinary talents of a genius! We had literally just returned from the land of Alain Ducasse, Provence France, where we had been seated for an array of tasting menus, literally, for days and nights, by his top chefs... our taste buds had been spoiled fresh until we met chef Jeremy Tummel... my oh my!