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Because as the old adage says: "You only live once", here we post about the must-visit places on this earth to experience life to the fullest. Be it from the most buzzed about restaurants to the most happening nightclubs, the best chill-out experiences, the most indulgent spa treatments and the most pampering all inclusive hotel retreats, we cover it all to give you a fresh insight into all things fun-related, exciting and totally unmissable.

Yes, there's only one life, and because we believe you should make the most of it while you can, we bring you a selection of thrilling experiences to have around the world, unique places to see, refreshing sights to lay your eyes on and pleasurable activities to take part in during your travel adventures.

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Gaby Lucius's Been There Done That

  • Saw Shakira live in concert at Cancun's Moon Palace resort with VIP backstage passes
  • Got down with the DJ at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana's fabulous ORO Nightclub
  • Stayed at Prince Charles luxury desert eco-room at the Adrere Amellal chill-out resort in Egypt
  • Enjoyed the empty beaches on the remote Pacific Island of Lord Howe at the exclusive Capella Lodge
  • Attended exclusive yacht parties in the lap of luxury at my own private island in the British Virgin Islands

Recent articles in There's only one life

  • 30 Dec 2014
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My itinerary for Dubai - the initial plan

My recent journey to Dubai was one full of delightful surprises, minor setbacks and amazing discoveries. To learn how I planned my five-day escape to the emirate and how I went about including all the things I wanted to do, read my post and then follow up with my next one to find out how it all worked out.
  • 19 Nov 2014
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The finer things in life

Experiencing gourmet dining in Dubai at Ossiano

On my last trip to Dubai I treated myself and my husband to one of the most unique experiences of my life - dining at one of Dubai's underwater restaurants. Read all about this once-in-a-lifetime gourmet immersion and find out if the food matches the amazing views and ambiance.
  • 19 Jul 2014
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Finding Dubai's real appeal and value as a holiday destination

Join me on my personal journey to finding the real Dubai appeal, beyond the glitz and glamour, but also covering its artificial allure and luxury; my aim in this and my future posts on Dubai is to uncover the real value in visiting this destination. And why anyone should invest in a trip here, if at all.
  • 31 Mar 2014
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Five extravagantly unique spas for a romantic couple's massage

The perfect excuse for running away with a loved one and treating yourselves to an exclusive romantic setting and a heavenly pampering experience, I've come up with my own list of five stunning hotel spas around the globe in which to book the spa experience of a lifetime. Read on to find out more about these rare gems.
  • 26 Feb 2014
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Ultimate luxury: the Seychelles and its resorts

Join me on my quest of identifying and detailing the most decadently indulgent resorts in the Seychelles - for the ultimate luxurious experience your body and soul have been in desperate need of. Follow this informative post naming and describing the top spots and resorts to stay at for a luxury Seychelles holiday you'll never forget.
  • 19 Feb 2014
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Life's a beach

Can't stop loving Zanzibar

Zanzibar is special for one too many reasons, it's not just the raw island beauty or the wild African connection; it goes beyond all the typical stereotypes and wows you with a picturesque heritage and exciting local customs. See it for yourself on my post below and learn the many reasons why I can't help falling in love with Zanzibar, over and over again.
  • 07 Feb 2014
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Top infinity pools in the Caribbean, Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean

You know you've booked a great hotel when on the brochure photos you see a breathtaking infinity pool blending into the skyline in the horizon. Often merging with the sea, others with the sky, infinity pools add another dimension to dramatic views and give a sense of serenity and ultimate luxury. This is why on this post I've made a short list of my top infinity pools around the globe. Read on to find out which ones have made my top three.
  • 20 Jan 2014
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St Lucia: a top choice for an all inclusive holiday in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is a fantastic choice if you're looking for an opulent all inclusive holiday, but St Lucia really stands out for the quality of its resorts and the level of luxury they can offer. Today I'm going to take a look at what makes St Lucia the top option for a high-end Caribbean getaway, as well as give you some information about a few of the island's best resorts.
  • 09 Jan 2014
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Dominican Republic - beyond the trendy allure of Punta Cana

Anyone you ask about the Dominican Republic will instantly make the connection with the cliche postcard-perfect picture of endless white sands and glimmering blue waters. On this post I'm aiming to challenge this iconic image and common belief that Punta Cana and its glitzy resorts are all that Dom Rep has to offer. Instead I'll be guiding you through all the alternative experiences you can have on a holiday to this stunning Caribbean island.
  • 08 Nov 2013
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Peter went to Cancun and brought lots of tips back!

One of our experienced travel advisors, Peter, recently came back from a family holiday in Cancun, where he stayed at four-star all inclusive resort but also had a look around at many other nearby Cancun hotel properties to offer us a fresh insight and give us his perspective on the best aspects of each hotel and what they offer. Read our interview and find out all about his recent Cancun holiday experience.
  • 29 Sep 2013
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Which destination is best for a holiday in Cyprus: Paphos or Limassol?

Most tourists head to Cyprus for the serenity of its seaside resorts and the sparkling Mediterranean beauty of its beaches. Paphos and Limassol are without a doubt the largest and most famous beachside retreats for tourists, but if you're planning to go there without quite knowing what each one of them offers, read on to find out what makes them different and which is best suited to your travel needs and interests.