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Sabi Phagura

I am a freelance journalist and lifestyle blogger. I travel the world covering travel, destinations, hotel, spas and bar reviews and love fitness. This blog illustrates how you can lead a healthy lifestyle, travel the world and still have a life! I am also a qualified fitness instructor, Punjabi-Hindi interpreter and a champagne and rum enthusiast.

The Full-On-Glam of Hotel Colón Gran Meliá Seville  

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Seville is a charming city with its buzzing tapas scene, a mecca for shoppers, attracting flamenco fans in hoards and a plethora of fine arts (Belle Artes) museums to meander around. With so much to do and fit in, it’s only right to get plenty of rest in between. And the Hotel Colon Gran Melia offers just that in its full-on-glam way to help you recharge your batteries. Luxurious Magazines senior reporter Sabi Phagura went along to check it out.  

How to achieve Calm during Covid-19 Lockdown

Written by Sabi Phagura on . Posted in Lifestyle and Beauty


There’s no doubting it the world collectively is facing some difficult times right now and for the foreseeable future. Stress and anxiety levels are going up and self-isolation and social distancing aren’t helping matters either. And if looking after yourself has ever been crucial, then it is right now. We at Luxurious Magazine truly believe that alongside cleansing your home, cleansing your mind should take priority. So, we have been looking at a simple way of turning your home space into a sanctuary. Candles.  

Once Upon a Vine in Mount Etna, Sicily

Written by Sabi Phagura on . Posted in Travel


With 98,992 hectares of land, Sicily is the biggest wine-growing region in Italy when taking into consideration of the amount of land with vines (it ranks fourth in Italy for overall production with a yield per hectare). A privileged position to be in, in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea with the perfect climate, makes Sicily the ideal place to grow quality grapes. And to celebrate all this island has to offer, Luxurious Magazine’s senior reporter Sabi Phagura went along to the 16th Sicilia en Primeur in Siracusa, an annual event to mark the end of the wine harvest season with a few stops along the route.

Learning How To Ski In Ischgl Austria

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Langlaufen in Galtür, 22.3.2018

What’s the cut-off age for starting to learn how to ski? Surely, it’s a sport you need to take up as a child? Apparently not. Just as health experts have been saying for years about exercise and fitness, ski experts say it’s never too late to start whether it’s downhill skiing, snowboarding or cross-country, Having never properly learned to ski before, I head to the slopes of Ischgl, Austria, to finally try her hand at the sport. 

Exploring Tenerife on Two Wheels With a Helping Hand from Hotel Jardin Tropical

Written by Sabi Phagura on . Posted in Hotels, Travel


Long gone are the days when tourists wanted to fly and flop to their holiday destination. Nowadays, holidaymakers are more likely to want to tick as much as they can from their bucket list than just sit around soaking up the sun around a pool. With this in mind, Hotel Jardin Tropical, located towards the south of Costa Adeje on Tenerife’s west coast, opened a brand-new Cycling Centre on site. I went along to find out more and experience life on two wheels beyond the crowds along the coast.