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For decades, Dubai has been one of the forerunning cities of class, luxury, and the perfect getaways. Some time ago, it was only a small fishing village in the Arabian Gulf, but over the years it transformed into a sun-soaked modern metropolis rich with diverse cultures and experiences! During all seasons of the year, people from all around the world gather here to experience the magical wonder of this amazing city. However, now more than ever is a great time for you to book your flight for Dubai. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, travel of any kind was more or less prohibited, but due to the increase of vaccinations and flattening the curve, Dubai’s doors are open to tourists once again. Before you plan your trip to Dubai, make sure to check whether or not you’ll need a visa to enter the country. If you meet certain conditions, you may be granted a temporary visa upon arriving at the airport.
Downtown Dubai is filled with world-class shopping, iconic landmarks such as the Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Fountain, the Dubai Mall, and has a stretch of streets with gorgeous architecture featuring some of the most exquisite five-star hotels and restaurants. While the majority of the downtown area is urban, you can also find several green spaces to enjoy a stroll through. Downtown Dubai was created with the community in mind with perfectly landscaped promenades, and pedestrian-friendly walkways.
Dubai’s vast array of cuisine options are absolutely a must-try, but the local Emirati cuisine sets itself apart and your trip would definitely not be complete without giving it a try! The local Emirati restaurants have authentic Emirati food including Kabsa (basmati rice with meat and infused with several spices including nutmeg and saffron), Luqaimat (deliciously sweet and sticky dumplings with date syrup), and Fouga Deyay (grilled chicken and rice marinated in local aromatic spices). If you’re looking for an activity that is more local and authentic to the region, there are multiple boutiques in the area that offer classes for activities such as pottery, weaving, perfumery, and calligraphy.
These are just a few examples of why you should visit Dubai, but in 2021 there is another crucial element that makes visiting Dubai all that more worth it. Dubai is once again open for tourism assuming you meet the expected criteria. Many countries are still locked down against international travel, but the UAE (United Arab Emirates) has opened its doors for tourists to come drink their fill of luxury and high-end vacationing once again. This is in part due to the UAE’s low numbers of daily recorded infection rates, and their precautions taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
We at FlyLargent believe that you deserve nothing but the best when it comes to luxury travel. That’s why our staff is available 24-7 to help you secure your next luxury private-jet flight to head to your desired destination. We make it our business to ensure that your needs are met and you have the flight experience of a lifetime!
Friday, May 21, 2021
The leaves are budding and the warm summer breeze has started to blow in; leaving winter but a faint memory in our minds. With that breeze comes a new-found excitement and vigor, stirring that familiar desire to travel the world! With the virus finally starting to seemingly wind down, we are finally able to cautiously step out into the world again and experience all that it has to offer. While many of us may feel like we’ve been trapped and isolated for so long, a vacation could be just what we need!
Anse Source D'Argent - Seychelles
Seychelles is an archipelagic island country in the Indian Ocean and home to one of the most photographed beaches on this earth. Anse Source D'Argent boasts pristine verdant waters that lap the shores of soft white sand. It is the dream destination for any traveler searching for the perfect getaway. While it does bring in its fair share of tourism, if you wait around till the sun goes down, you can relax under the shade of a coconut tree and have the feeling you have the oasis all to yourself.
Indiana Dunes State Park - Indiana - USA
If you’re looking for a wonderful beach in the USA, you won’t have to look very far! Indiana Dune country is home to some of the best beaches in the world. Not only is it a great place for a swim and a picnic, but Indiana State Park is also viewed as one of the most scenic hiking areas in all of the USA. With parking right near the water, you won’t have to lug your beach gear very far. There are also smaller and less crowded beaches just down the road if you’re looking for a more secluded and quieter beach experience.
Miami Beach - Florida - USA
Miami Beach is arguably one of the most well-known beaches in the world - and for good reason! Not only does this beach have gorgeous sandy shores and crystal clear water, but it is also in close proximity with a variety of high-end shops and classy night-life bars and clubs! The restaurants that populate the area serve up top-notch cuisine; from fresh, mouthwatering seafood to thirst-quenching cocktails. While you’re there, make sure to walk along the famous Miami Beach Boardwalk to take in all of the beauty the area has to offer. Whilst the beach is often frequented by locals and tourists alike, the friendly and excitable atmosphere is sure to fuel your enjoyment.
Bondi - Australia
Considered Australia’s most famous beach, Bondi sets itself apart for its well-known snorkelling and scuba diving spots, its trendsetting cafes and restaurants, and whale watching. You’ll find more than one surfing instructor in the area who can teach even the most beginner surfers some tricks! At the end of a long day of surfing, diving, and swimming, head on over to one of the multiple award-winning restaurants with great views of both ends of the beach, which extends for over a kilometer.
If any of these beaches spark your interest, give us a call and we can set up a private, luxury flight to take you there! We at Fly Largent are proud to provide the highest-quality travel experience that money can buy. Contact us today for a free quote!
Saturday, April 24, 2021
For many of us, it is a relief to finally call in the new year and to say goodbye to 2020. Not only has the COVID-19 pandemic spread across and affected how the entire world is run, but there were a plethora of other hurdles we had to overcome as well. Thankfully, a new year and a new beginning is finally within our grasp. Unfortunately, given the continuing circumstances with the pandemic, it makes it very hard to have any kind of regular New Year’s celebration. This blog post will hopefully give you some inspiration and good ideas to safely reign in the new year.
Times Square - New York
Times Square (New York) has long been one of the most famous venues for celebrating New Year’s Eve. Every year millions of people would converge together to commemorate the passing of another year and to celebrate the start of a new chapter. Just as you can’t stop time from ticking down to a new year, the famous New Year’s Eve Ball will also inevitably drop at midnight. The famous New Year’s Eve Ball has been dropping in Times Square for over one hundred years! This year, of course, things will be looking a little different. While Times Square itself will be closed off to the public, you can still watch and participate in the virtual viewing of the ball dropping at midnight! You can also head over to their website to watch a short video about the fascinating history of the Times Square Ball!
London - England
London has consistently been chosen as one of the most popular destinations to celebrate the New Year! This year London’s New Year’s Day Parade (LNYDP) is going virtual with their Welcome Back message to the World parade! Featuring an impressive display of performances from well known artists and community and cultural performance groups, you’re not going to want to miss this! You can watch this special parade live on their website, or if you’re at home in the USA you can even turn on your TV to tune into the festivities!
There are also a large amount of smaller virtual celebrations that you can find on websites such as eventbrite.com for free or just a small fee. Just because you’re at home doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate in style! Don’t be afraid to dress up, to declare your resolutions, to toast with champagne, to cater your dinner or prepare an impressive meal, and to make some noise to celebrate the end of a new year and the beginning of a fresh start!
If there is somewhere special in the world that you want to spend your New Year's Eve, flying there commercially is all but impossible in the current state of the world right now. However, we at Fly Largent can provide safe, sanitary, and luxurious private flights and transportation for you and your family. Contact us today for a free quote! From all of us here at Fly Largent, we want to wish you a very happy holiday and many blessings to you, your family, and your friends!
Friday, December 11, 2020
Wintertime is soon to be set upon us and the cold winter chill is starting to blow in. As you curl up inside and sip your hot apple cider, you may start to wonder how COVID-19 is going to affect this holiday season. With most events being canceled or reduced and travel still being restricted in most countries, options feel pretty limited. However, not even COVID-19 can kill the Christmas spirit! There are numerous cities and towns scattered across the US that are notorious for putting on impressive displays of lights, good cheer, and holiday spirit while maintaining physical distancing and appropriate saftey measures. Though travel is restricted worldwide, it's still possible to travel within the US, and we at Fly Largent would love to help you this holiday season! Listed below are a couple of our recommendations on where you should visit this Christmas to experience the full beauty and wonder of the holidays.
If you find yourself in Tennessee this Christmas, prepare yourself to enjoy one of the best Christmas festivals in the state! Holiday Magic on Main is going to take to the streets this November 28th to December 31st and will be open to the public for free! Enjoy some of the best restaurants and shops that are set up on Franklin’s Historic Main Street. Witness the iconic lighting of the NOEL sign, enjoy some seasonal drinks like Eggnog Lattes, White Mochas, and “Mint for Cold Weather” (try this special drink and try to figure out the ingredients!) and support Small Business Saturday (November 28th) to support the local businesses that suffered due to the pandemic.
Every year the town of Duluth puts on an impressive display of magical lights, festive wreaths, and joyous holiday cheer during their annual festival. This year, the Bentleyville: Tour of Lights is aiming to “bring people together while staying apart” to keep you safe. This year (2020) from November 21st to December 27th, they will have a drive-through tour through the lit up streets! Be sure to check out their impressive online gift shop that is full of high-quality merch and collectibles. Not even the pandemic is going to put a damper on this yuletide festival; for the residents of Duluth are united in committing to having a safe, yet fantastic, turn-out for the Tour of Lights. For only 10$(USD) a vehicle, this festival is really worth your time and money. There is also an official drop-off location for new unwrapped toys and nonperishable food items for the Duluth Salvation Army! Not only will you and your family have the comfort knowing you're not putting yourselves at risk while enjoying this event, but you will also be doing something amazing to help the community!
Park City, UT
If you still want to celebrate the winter season but not necessarily Christmas itself, head on over to Park City, Utah. With world renowned ski resorts such as Deer Valley and Park City Mountain, you won’t have to look very far for impressive and comfortable lodging. You could spend your time on the slopes, nestled in front of the fire, snowshoeing, snow biking, cross-country skiing, or even possibly on the back of an exhilarating dog sled! Thankfully, most of these activities don't require you to be anywhere near the public, so you can enjoy your skiing and snowshoeing etc. without the fear of COVID-19 anywhere on your mind!
There is a place for everyone this winter holiday, and hopefully this short list inspired you to find where that is! As always, Fly Largent is available to take you wherever in the world you want to go! Whether it's one of these quaint and merry little Christmas towns, or somewhere else in the world that you want to spend your holiday, we are able to take you wherever you need to go in style and comfort. Contact us today for a free quote!
Friday, November 13, 2020
After a difficult and exhausting year, 2020 is finally nearing its end. Between wildfires spreading across Australia and the US, a global pandemic that has shaken the very foundation of life as we know it, and so many other circumstances, things have definitely been difficult on everyone across the world. All of these events have essentially put all types of travel on hold for the near future, but it is our hope that with us all working together to flatten the COVID-19 curve, the world can slowly start to rebuild and recover some sense of normalcy. With all of this added stress and pressure to our daily lives, it isn’t abnormal for our mental health to take a hit as well. At FlyLargent we are advocates of all things that improve quality of life! Mental health is such an important factor to our lives that should never be overlooked; and what better way than to partner improving mental health with traveling the world? In general, it has been often said how travel can benefit your health in a plethora of ways, but this blog post is going to focus on some of the best places you can visit to really give you a boost to your well-being!
Spirit Rock - California
Spirit Rock is a meditation center that is nestled among hundreds of acres of woodlands and hills in West Marin County, California. They offer a variety of programs at Spirit Rock that help you to develop mindfulness and appreciate the simplicities of life that are taken for granted. Some of these include practices from Buddha, Insight Meditation, and Loving-Kindness Meditation. When you leave, you will find yourself admiring the little things in life that often go unnoticed. There is no requirement or pre-requesite for you to join a workshop or spend some time at this retreat, people from all walks of life are welcome!
Ala Kukui - Hana, Maui
Ala Kukui is a community-based, non-profit retreat centre that resides on the luscious hillside of tropical Maui. This retreat centre is home to a diverse number of different courses and opportunities. Among their offerings you’ll find yoga, nutrition and culinary education, life coaching, spiritual guidance, massage therapy, reiki, craniosacral therapy, and more! Not only do they host their own events, but you are also able to host your own custom retreat with services that include Hawaiian cultural workshops and activities, wellness therapies, and Hana-to-table catering.
Rolling Meadows - Maine
Rolling Meadows Retreat is a humble and peaceful getaway located in mid-coast Maine. Specializing in breath-work, yoga, and silent meditation, Rolling Meadows Retreat is the perfect place to get back to nature and to guide ourselves back to the present moment. This retreat centre is noticeably smaller than the previous mentions but that doesn’t come without its benefits. Both the teachers are incredibly skilled in their craft and have a plethora of wisdom and experience to share. Not only do they have retreats in Maine, but they also travel the world bringing their classes with them to countries such as Italy, India, Mexico, and more!
We hope this list helped inspire you into looking into potential vacation spots that will improve your state of mind and inspire you. Make sure to check their official websites to examine their response to COVID-19 and to inquire about the precautions they are taking to ensure everyone’s health. If any of these retreat centers caught your eye, feel free to contact us at our toll free number +1 (844) 741 9966, or contact us at flylargent.com to request a quote on one of our luxury private jet flights. We look forward to assisting you with all of your luxury flight needs.
Thursday, October 29, 2020