Favourite luxury experience…
My own private beach on Fregate Island, Seycelles // Pat Riddell
A berth for one on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express // Maria Pieri
A private dawn yoga class in Angkor Wat // Sarah Barrell
A view of Vesuvius from Hotel Caesar Augustus, Capri // Amelia Duggan
This summer… Outdoor escapades
Pitch up in your garden for RSPB’s Big Wild Sleepout — thousands of families are expected to spend a night under the stars. 28-30 July.
Brighton’s Big Screen is showing Quadrophenia on Brighton Beach, followed by a Q&A with some of the film’s stars. From 26 August.
Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks’ annual Dark Sky Festival runs from 21-23 July.
Out to sea
Green Park picnics
Food air miles
14,498km total distance
17 hours in duration
£1,095 cost of a return ticket
24.03.18 date flights begin
236 passengers on a Boeing 787-9
The 1947 Kangaroo Route had seven stops between Sydney and London (Darwin, Singapore, Calcutta, Karachi, Cairo, Castel Benito, Rome).
Published in the Jul/Aug 2017 issue of National Geographic Traveller (UK)