Life onboard The Royal Scotsman Train

Life onboard The Royal Scotsman Train by www.carlosmeliablog.com Life onboard The Royal ScotsmanTrain  |  Scotland  |  Traditional style and elegant comfort provide an unparalleled way to explore the very best of Scotland and the Highlands. Here is my photo album and videos of the daily life onboard the luxury train “The Royal Scotsman” by Belmond, traveling from/to Edinburgh across the Highlands. I spent 5 fabulous days onboard, and I have to say, it is without a doubt a true travel experience. The train itself becomes your destination, and the most sophisticated and comfortable way to explore the breathtaking wonders of this amazing country.  Continue reading Life onboard The Royal Scotsman Train

Clay Pigeon-Shooting in Scotland

Clay Pigeon-Shooting in Scotland by www.carlosmeliablog.comClay Pigeon Shooting in Scotland  |  Cairngorms National Park, Scotland  |  The morning of day four onboard the Belmond luxury train “The Royal Scotsman“, began after a wonderful lunch, with some interesting local activities.  We traveled, from Boat of Garten, a short distance by coach to Rothiemurchus Estate in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. Rothiemurchus Forest is one of the largest and most important remnants of the native Caledonian pine forest which used to cover most of Scotland. We were invited to choose from a number of activities including fishing, clay pigeon-shooting and an estate tour. Guess which one I went for… Of course Clay Pigeon Shooting.  Continue reading Clay Pigeon-Shooting in Scotland

GPS Carlos Melia The Royal Scotsman

20131015-110107.jpgGPS Carlos Melia The Royal Scotsman  |  Edinburgh, Scotland  |  OUT OF THE OFFICE in Full Style. !!!! Good morning everyone from The Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh, the official starting and check in point for The Royal Scotsman luxury train by Belmond, to me my hone, hotel and destination for the next few days, on an exclusive journey across and along Scotland, in full style and luxury. A pretty exciting itinerary, full of surprises that I will be reporting upon return. The Royal Scotsman train is a non WiFi train, therefore I will be offline for the next five days. Please bare with me till them. I am sure we will all enjoy of a little break. Do not miss me to much, I will be fine…. in the expert hands of Belmond, yet once again. Cheers from Scotland. Carlos Melia Luxury Travel Curator – www.carlosmelia.com  Continue reading GPS Carlos Melia The Royal Scotsman

First Day in Edinburgh Scotland

Edinburgh Scotland www.carlosmeliablog.comFirst Day in Edinburgh Scotland  | Edinburgh, Scotland  | I have arrived last night to Edinburgh, Scotland. This was my first fay walking around this charming city, exploring the district of Leith and then walking by Prince Street, the North Bridge, Royal Mile and the Edinburgh Castle. In Edinburgh till Tuesday when I board the luxury train, The Royal Scotsman for five days across Scotland. Special thanks to Delta Airlines Business Class, Belmond, The Balmoral Hotel and Nira Caledonia for hosting me. Plenty to come.!!! Carlos Melia Luxury Travel Curator – www.carlosmelia.com Continue reading First Day in Edinburgh Scotland

EDINBURGH fully Curated by Carlos Melia

EDINBURGH fully Curated by Carlos Melia by www.carlosmeliablog.comEDINBURGH fully Curated by Carlos Melia  Edinburgh, Scotland |  I am beyond excited to announce that my visit to Edinburgh, prior board the Luxury Belmond TrainThe Royal Scotsman” is ready and fully curated. I want to thank the expert advise of Visit Scotland, and all my sponsors: Belmond, Delta Airlines, Hotel NIRA Caledonia (I will be using those bikes like crazy) and The Balmoral by Rocco Forte. See the itinerary below.Carlos Melia Luxury Travel Curator – www.carlosmelia.com  Continue reading EDINBURGH fully Curated by Carlos Melia

SEP/OCT13 Jet-Setting the World

SEP/OCT13 Jet-Setting the World

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SEP/OCT13 Jet-Setting the World | SEP/OCT 2013 my next two month jet- setting around the world covering the world of Luxury Travel and Hospitality. Stay tuned to my Instagram. NewYork to/from LasVegas for YLC and LTX 2013, MEXICO RivieraMaya ARGENTINA BuenosAires ITALY w/ Rubin Singer Rome Florence Venice SCOTLAND Edinburgh ENGLAND London. Carlos Melia curating the world of Luxury Travel & Lifestyle by experience. CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends

 

(*) Sponsor Airlines: Delta Airlines (Business Class) + American Airlines + GermanWings

 

Las Vegas: Young Leaders Conference + Luxury Travel Exchange 2013 + The Venitian Hotel
Mexico: ILTM Americas + Rosewood Mayakoba
Italy: The First Luxury Hotel + Hassler Hotel + Villa San Michelle + Four Seasons Firenze + Hotel Cipriani + The Gritti Palace + Westin Europe & Regina.
Scotland: Nira Caledonia + The Balmoral + The Royal Scotsman Orient Express Train
UK: The Goring Hotel

(*) To book your own travel experience, do not hesitate to contact me either by email carlos@carlosmelia.com or phone # 917.754.5515. I am an experienced Travel Agent with over 25 years of experience, member of MLGTPP, IGLTA, First in Service Travel, TZELL Travel Network.

 

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The Royal Scotsman by Orient-Express Trains

The Royal Scotsman by Orient-Express Trains  |  Orient-Express  |  OMG !!!! I am BEYOND excited to announce that I have just been confirmed by Orient-Express Trains, to join them on the The Royal Scotsman experience on a journey from/to Edinburgh in traditional style and elegant comfort, unparalleled way to explore the very best of Scotland and the Highlands. Getting my Tuxedo ready. Four fabulous nights in the heart of the Highlands: The Royal Scotsman Classic Journey leads past mountains, castles and romantic coastlines to some of Scotland’s most scenic landscapes. This will be my fourth Orient Express Train around the world. SOOO EXCITED!!!! Thank you Orient-Express and Delta Airlines. More to come and all to be posted here. BTW this trip comes along with a previous visit to Italy also by Orient-Express Hotels, staying at Villa San Michele (Florence) and Hotel Cipriani (Venice) along with my partner Rubin Singer. My October 2013 is looking FABULOUS so far. CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends

 

(*) To book your own travel experience, do not hesitate to contact me either by email carlos@carlosmelia.com<mailto:carlos@carlosmelia.com> or phone # 917.754.5515. I am an experienced Travel Agent with over 25 years of experience, member of MLGTPP, IGLTA, First in Service Travel, TZELL Travel Network.

 

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