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Blue Marble Private is a luxury travel company in London organising extraordinary travel experiences around the world.

The world's first nomadic hotel | 700,000 Heures in Cambodia

A wandering hotel – named 700,000 Heures which is on average the amount of time we each have on the planet – will be settling in the Kingdom of Cambodia for six months from November to April. Expect off-the-beaten-track experiences, dining in private temples, sleeping under the stars, visits to floating villages, and incredible sunrises over Angkor Wat. Cambodia is one of the most memorable countries to explore in Asia so join us for the journey of discovery.

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Culture, contrasts & curiosity | A journey through Japan

A journey through Japan – from the modern metropolis of neon-lit Tokyo to the ancient backstreets of Kyoto dotted with teahouses and temples, and onwards to the country's spiritual heartland to be surrounded by misty mountains and the mystical birthplace of the ninja.

Japan is a place of complete contrasts and difficult to put into words, but as travel is considered to be the most progressive expression of human curiosity we hope you will feel intrigued – and it is just waiting to be explored...

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The Telegraph shines the spotlight on our extraordinary adventures

Featured in The Telegraph as our choice for an adventure like no other in 2018 is the remote Pacific island nation of Palau. Exploring the vast, largely untouched archipelago aboard a superyacht – completed with seaplane and helicopter – an epic adventure awaits. First, discover a kaleidoscopic underwater world before spending a week on your very own private island: Ariara.

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By Land & Sea | Palau & Ariara Island

The Pacific island nation of Palau is scenically magical: an archipelago comprised of more than 300 islands, blanketed in emerald forests and surrounded by lagoons. For those looking for a far-flung adventure, spend a week aboard an exceptional explorer yacht discovering the otherworldly underwater world and pristine bays with alfresco dinners under the stars.

Onwards to your very own private island – Ariara. This castaway tropical island is a Philippine paradise with the added luxury that it is fully staffed with your own private chef being specially flown in from the capital to serve the most sublime seared tuna sashimi as the sun sets.

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In support of WildAid

For the second consecutive year, we are thrilled to be supporting WildAid's annual fundraising gala in San Francisco on 12th November. 

WildAid’s mission is to end illegal wildlife trade and purchasing of products such as shark fin, elephant ivory and rhino horn. With an unrivalled portfolio of celebrity ambassadors and a global network of media partners, WildAid leverages nearly $200 million annually in media support and the simple message, "When the buying stops, the killing can too", reaches up to 1 billion people every week.

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Assouline | Chic Stays

Our friends at influential publishing house Assouline, in collaboration with editors & photographers from Conde Nast Traveller, have compiled a collection of the most chicest of stays  from picture-perfect Positano to the wild shores of Scotland. Here are just a few of our favourites.

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"Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." ~ Mark Twain

Follow centuries-old trading routes through remote Indonesian islands on a modern incarnation of the Phinisi - a traditional sailing ship designed to navigate the historic Spice routes. Spirit yourself away to a land of pink sands and (Komodo) dragons, of vast pockets of crystal-coloured marine protected reserves designed to guard some of the most biodiverse waters on the planet.

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Companion Ticket: Peter Knights, Founder & CEO of WildAid

If there's someone who truly knows the importance of conservation both in and out of the water it's Peter Knights, founder and CEO of WildAid. Guided by the mantra, “When the buying stops, the killing can too”, Peter, along with an impressive network of high-profile ambassadors (the likes of Prince William and David Beckham), works around the world to hit back on the consumer demand that drives poaching of endangered wildlife.

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