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

Companion Ticket | Sophy Roberts

Sophy Roberts is an award-winning British journalist and author with a deep passion for travel, conservation and cultural preservation. Sophy’s career has spanned a range of publications including luxury travel magazine Departures, The Financial Times’ How To Spend It, Conde Nast Traveler and she is soon to be the author of her 2020 book 'The Lost Pianos of Siberia'.

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Extraordinary people, extraordinary places

Often we come across extraordinary places that take our breath away. Even more exhilarating is when we learn of the stories from the people responsible for their creation.

From Guy Laliberte’s unspoilt private island Nukutepipi in French Polynesia and Louis Bacon’s private paradise in Panama to Paul Lister’s Alladale estate in the Scottish Highlands and Jochen Zeitz’s safari retreat Segera in Kenya — here we shine the spotlight on the extraordinary people and their visions that have brought these places to life….

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Companion Ticket | Jochen Zeitz

Meet Jochen Zeitz – entrepreneur, philanthropist, former CEO of Puma, co-founder alongside Sir Richard Branson of The B Team, founder of the Zeitz Foundation and, above all, a man with a deep passion for Africa. We recently hosted a wonderful evening at home with Jochen and his equally passionate film producer wife Kate, to share travel tales from Kenya to Brazil and various places between and to discuss the “4Cs”.

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Companion Ticket | William Winram

Meet William Winram, the world record-holding freediver who is re-defining the human limits of ocean exploration. Whether he is descending to 145 metres on a single breath of air or swimming side-by-side with Great white sharks, his passion for the sea is immeasurable. Translating his experiences through a powerful combination of photography and the art of storytelling, we recently met with William to talk travel tales and find out what lies ahead…

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Submersible Expedition in Costa Rica – October 2018

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the first time in history to dive in a submersible through the kaleidoscopic world that surrounds the Bat Islands in Costa Rica's Santa Rosa National Park.

Flying out to the archipelago in a seaplane, you will reach a 130ft research vessel which will provide the platform for your deep-diving submersible. Explore the protected marine reserve, home to Bull sharks and a rich underwater world, and be part of the team of scientists and marine biologists onboard the yacht. Your dive in the sub will collate vital information needed to preserve and protect the islands within the Guanacaste conservation area.

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Life in Peru's Sacred Valley

Meet Petit, owner of the Sol y Luna Hotel and Association, who left behind successful corporate life for the Sacred Valley of the Incas to improve the lives of the world’s poorest children. In 1999, together with her husband Franz, she started an education project for local children which has evolved into the Sol y Luna Intercultural School. In order to support these education initiatives, Petit and her husband built the wonderful Sol y Luna boutique hotel – a pioneering, sustainable tourism project in the depths of Peru. 

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The most beautiful homes in Africa

The Borana Conservancy in Kenya's Laikipia County offers some of the most plentiful, diverse and breathtaking wildlife experiences in the world. Situated between the snow-tipped peaks of Mount Kenya to the south and a panorama of mountains and desert to the north, Borana is home to two of the most luxurious private homes in all of Africa – Arijiju and Sirai House. 

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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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