Lucy Jackson

Lucy Jackson

Lucy Jackson is the co-founder and director of Lightfoot Travel, a luxury tour operator specialising in tailor-made holidays across the globe. Launched in 2009, they now have offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai and London. After years of creating bespoke itineraries for clients and personally trying and testing the company’s offerings, today Lucy oversees the development and expansion of the business. In addition, she continues to travel and discover exciting destinations, trends and experiences, as often as possible.

Latest from Lucy Jackson

Life after Covid-19? Give us private luxury island holidays to Thailand, the Maldives, Sri Lanka … 6 dream resorts to add to your bucket list

As 2020 draws to a close and cabin fever is really starting to settle in, we’re dreaming of private luxury island holidays to Thailand, the Maldives, Sri Lanka and more

As 2020 draws to a close and cabin fever is really starting to settle in, we’re dreaming of private luxury island holidays to Thailand, the Maldives, Sri Lanka and more

Life after Covid-19? Give us private luxury island holidays to Thailand, the Maldives, Sri Lanka … 6 dream resorts to add to your bucket list
1 Nov 2020 - 12:00PM
Why agritourism will be the post-coronavirus luxury travel trend – ditch the heels and plant rice or herd cattle in Laos, Cambodia and South Africa

Leave the heels at home – when borders reopen, everyone will be itching to take a luxury holiday where herding livestock, working the land and cooking your own dinner are all part of the fun

Leave the heels at home – when borders reopen, everyone will be itching to take a luxury holiday where herding livestock, working the land and cooking your own dinner are all part of the fun

Why agritourism will be the post-coronavirus luxury travel trend – ditch the heels and plant rice or herd cattle in Laos, Cambodia and South Africa
12 Aug 2020 - 3:00AM
Holiday cancelled? Visit Venice, soak up Sydney or take a safari in Kenya – the vacation destinations live-streaming to your bedroom

Visit Venice, soak up a Sydney sunset or watch elephants and hippos wallow in a watering hole on safari in Kenya – all from the comfort of your home

Visit Venice, soak up a Sydney sunset or watch elephants and hippos wallow in a watering hole on safari in Kenya – all from the comfort of your home

Holiday cancelled? Visit Venice, soak up Sydney or take a safari in Kenya – the vacation destinations live-streaming to your bedroom
9 Jun 2020 - 8:00PM
6 best luxury hotel beds to try after the coronavirus pandemic is finally over

If, like us, you’re already dreaming of your first getaway after Covid-19 cases have cleared, then this list of the most relaxing and luxurious hotel beds to unwind and reset in is just for you

If, like us, you’re already dreaming of your first getaway after Covid-19 cases have cleared, then this list of the most relaxing and luxurious hotel beds to unwind and reset in is just for you

6 best luxury hotel beds to try after the coronavirus pandemic is finally over
7 Apr 2020 - 1:48PM
International Women’s Day: 4 amazing holidays for a girls-only getaway

Celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8 by booking a women-only luxury holiday in the US, Japan, Thailand or Africa

Celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8 by booking a women-only luxury holiday in the US, Japan, Thailand or Africa

International Women’s Day: 4 amazing holidays for a girls-only getaway
8 Mar 2020 - 8:00PM
Discover Central Europe or ride the Trans-Siberian Railway – the hottest travel destinations millennials miss but baby boomers are on to

Baby boomers are steering travel trends toward off-the-beaten-path places such as Armenia, Georgia, Uzbekistan and Mongolia via Moscow

Baby boomers are steering travel trends toward off-the-beaten-path places such as Armenia, Georgia, Uzbekistan and Mongolia via Moscow

Discover Central Europe or ride the Trans-Siberian Railway – the hottest travel destinations millennials miss but baby boomers are on to
27 Feb 2020 - 5:00PM
Hong Kong public holiday destination guide – where to fly and how to make the most of your days off in 2020

A new year means a new calendar of public holidays to look forward to – make the most of your mandatory days off with our ultimate getaway guide

A new year means a new calendar of public holidays to look forward to – make the most of your mandatory days off with our ultimate getaway guide

Hong Kong public holiday destination guide – where to fly and how to make the most of your days off in 2020
20 Jan 2020 - 1:46PM
5 best adults-only luxury resorts and retreats to escape to for peace and relaxation – from Fiji to the Himalayas

Don’t even think about bringing the kids to these exclusive adults-only retreats

Don’t even think about bringing the kids to these exclusive adults-only retreats

5 best adults-only luxury resorts and retreats to escape to for peace and relaxation – from Fiji to the Himalayas
2 Jan 2020 - 3:00PM
Love The Crown on Netflix? 5 British palaces, castles and estates you can visit – and 5 royal-approved nearby hotels worthy of Queen Elizabeth

As season 3 of The Crown debuts on Netflix, here are five real-life British royal residences any fan can visit – and where to stay nearby in regal style

As season 3 of The Crown debuts on Netflix, here are five real-life British royal residences any fan can visit – and where to stay nearby in regal style

Love The Crown on Netflix? 5 British palaces, castles and estates you can visit – and 5 royal-approved nearby hotels worthy of Queen Elizabeth
22 Nov 2019 - 12:00PM
Is this paradise? Siargao – the Philippines’s unspoilt luxury island escape which offers way more than surf

Little teardrop-shaped island Siargao has come a long way since surfers took a shine to it, with a stream of hip hotels, cool eateries, exciting activities and a focus on sustainability

Little teardrop-shaped island Siargao has come a long way since surfers took a shine to it, with a stream of hip hotels, cool eateries, exciting activities and a focus on sustainability

Is this paradise? Siargao – the Philippines’s unspoilt luxury island escape which offers way more than surf
14 Nov 2019 - 1:00PM
3 luxury wellness cruises in Indonesia, Japan and the Maldives for health-conscious travellers

Touring Indonesia’s islands, visiting Yayoi Kusama’s pumpkins and relaxing on pristine beaches in the Maldives are only part of each itinerary set by these wellness cruises

Touring Indonesia’s islands, visiting Yayoi Kusama’s pumpkins and relaxing on pristine beaches in the Maldives are only part of each itinerary set by these wellness cruises

3 luxury wellness cruises in Indonesia, Japan and the Maldives for health-conscious travellers
2 Nov 2019 - 4:00PM
From India to Peru: 6 adventurous honeymoons for thrill-seeking newlyweds

From remote locations of unrivalled natural beauty to cultured getaways sure to reinforce romance – get some inspiration for your big trip here

From remote locations of unrivalled natural beauty to cultured getaways sure to reinforce romance – get some inspiration for your big trip here

From India to Peru: 6 adventurous honeymoons for thrill-seeking newlyweds
4 Oct 2019 - 2:00PM
5 high society hotel stays for a grand Downton Abbey getaway

Are you a diehard Downtonian? Then these luxury hotels – all near locations where the blockbuster British TV series was filmed, from Highclere Castle to the Ritz Hotel – are perfect for an aristocratic break from reality

Are you a diehard Downtonian? Then these luxury hotels – all near locations where the blockbuster British TV series was filmed, from Highclere Castle to the Ritz Hotel – are perfect for an aristocratic break from reality

5 high society hotel stays for a grand Downton Abbey getaway
16 Sep 2019 - 10:48AM
Meghan Markle is a big fan of gong bathing, but what is this next big wellness holiday trend?

Duchess of Sussex has revealed her interest in the form of sound healing, where you relax being ‘bathed’ in sound waves from gongs

Duchess of Sussex has revealed her interest in the form of sound healing, where you relax being ‘bathed’ in sound waves from gongs

Meghan Markle is a big fan of gong bathing, but what is this next big wellness holiday trend?
30 Aug 2019 - 10:00AM
Life’s a beach: a US$100,000 per night retreat with a floating limo and 10 other exclusive island holidays

These luxurious resorts in the Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia and Thailand offer exotic vistas and dedicated teams of butlers, chefs and spa therapists – you’ll want to stay forever

These luxurious resorts in the Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia and Thailand offer exotic vistas and dedicated teams of butlers, chefs and spa therapists – you’ll want to stay forever

Life’s a beach: a US$100,000 per night retreat with a floating limo and 10 other exclusive island holidays
11 Sep 2019 - 11:50AM
Say no to boring hotel rooms: 6 unbelievably unique stays for your next holiday

Book yourself into a Jungle Bubble in Chiang Rai, Thailand, or sail around Indonesia in a boatel – such unusual travel trends are catching on fast around the world

Book yourself into a Jungle Bubble in Chiang Rai, Thailand, or sail around Indonesia in a boatel – such unusual travel trends are catching on fast around the world

Say no to boring hotel rooms: 6 unbelievably unique stays for your next holiday
13 Jul 2019 - 12:00PM
6 of the best new hotels and resorts in Maldives

Southern Asian nation of islands and atolls with glorious views and beaches is now home to these stunning luxury retreats offering fine dining, butler service and idyllic seclusion

Southern Asian nation of islands and atolls with glorious views and beaches is now home to these stunning luxury retreats offering fine dining, butler service and idyllic seclusion

6 of the best new hotels and resorts in Maldives
19 Jun 2019 - 2:00PM
While we wait for Bond 25, here are 5 exotic James Bond holiday locations licensed to thrill

From Jamaica to Istanbul and Udaipur to Rio, Ian Fleming’s Secret Service agent 007 has been filmed in many exotic locations

From Jamaica to Istanbul and Udaipur to Rio, Ian Fleming’s Secret Service agent 007 has been filmed in many exotic locations

While we wait for Bond 25, here are 5 exotic James Bond holiday locations licensed to thrill
21 May 2019 - 10:00AM
How to make your perfect exotic holiday escape – to somewhere you never imagined going

Visiting unfamiliar locations, such as Cuba, Rwanda, Israel and Ecuador, for a getaway with a difference is perfectly possible – and easy – with a little expert, insider know-how

Visiting unfamiliar locations, such as Cuba, Rwanda, Israel and Ecuador, for a getaway with a difference is perfectly possible – and easy – with a little expert, insider know-how

How to make your perfect exotic holiday escape – to somewhere you never imagined going
29 Apr 2019 - 5:00PM
From Mongolia to Oman, 6 trips of a lifetime that travellers will love

Take your pick from calm in a crazy world, wildlife and nature, adventure or mystical culture

Take your pick from calm in a crazy world, wildlife and nature, adventure or mystical culture

From Mongolia to Oman, 6 trips of a lifetime that travellers will love
12 Mar 2019 - 11:16AM
You can find me in da club: 6 members-only hangouts and hotels for the world’s movers and shakers

From the Four Seasons in London to Aman New York, these plush enclaves are retreats in themselves, boasting ultra-luxe facilities for their discerning patrons

From the Four Seasons in London to Aman New York, these plush enclaves are retreats in themselves, boasting ultra-luxe facilities for their discerning patrons

You can find me in da club: 6 members-only hangouts and hotels for the world’s movers and shakers
22 Feb 2019 - 12:04PM
7 travel experiences to put the ‘wow’ factor into 2019

Go out on a limb living with eagle hunters in Mongolia, flying by microlight over Victoria Falls or riding with gauchos in Patagonia

Go out on a limb living with eagle hunters in Mongolia, flying by microlight over Victoria Falls or riding with gauchos in Patagonia

7 travel experiences to put the ‘wow’ factor into 2019
19 Jan 2019 - 1:05PM
What are the 2019 hotel openings that everyone’s talking about?

Sweden’s floating Arctic Bath, The Nautilus in Maldives and the restored Raffles Singapore are just some of the new year’s luxurious offerings

Sweden’s floating Arctic Bath, The Nautilus in Maldives and the restored Raffles Singapore are just some of the new year’s luxurious offerings

What are the 2019 hotel openings that everyone’s talking about?
3 Jan 2019 - 4:29AM
5 great island cities to visit – including Singapore, home of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

The Hollywood film showcased Asian state’s stunning sights, while Palma de Mallorca, Hobart, Galle and Havana also offer a variety of delights

The Hollywood film showcased Asian state’s stunning sights, while Palma de Mallorca, Hobart, Galle and Havana also offer a variety of delights

5 great island cities to visit – including Singapore, home of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’
12 Dec 2018 - 1:04PM
6 new travel trends for 2019 – far from the crowd

Holidaymakers are looking to get away from it all – to Oman on remote luxury desert safaris, family-run lodges in Alaska and fine sandy Philippine beaches

Holidaymakers are looking to get away from it all – to Oman on remote luxury desert safaris, family-run lodges in Alaska and fine sandy Philippine beaches

6 new travel trends for 2019 – far from the crowd
27 Nov 2018 - 10:29AM
Which holiday destinations pack the most dramatic punch?

Feeling adventurous? Here are 8 spots that are well off the beaten path

Feeling adventurous? Here are 8 spots that are well off the beaten path

Which holiday destinations pack the most dramatic punch?
18 Oct 2018 - 12:14AM
5 amazing picture-perfect wildlife holidays for aspiring photographers

Whether a novice or newbie, escorted tours in Brazil, New Zealand, India, Peru and Africa will ensure you go home with picture-perfect printable memories

Whether a novice or newbie, escorted tours in Brazil, New Zealand, India, Peru and Africa will ensure you go home with picture-perfect printable memories

5 amazing picture-perfect wildlife holidays for aspiring photographers
14 Aug 2018 - 12:39PM
Au revoir Paris: 5 new heart-tugging cities for romantic travellers

The hip, waterfronted destinations of Cartagena, Istanbul, Auckland, Tokyo and Udaipur will set the scene for people looking for love, fun and adventure

The hip, waterfronted destinations of Cartagena, Istanbul, Auckland, Tokyo and Udaipur will set the scene for people looking for love, fun and adventure

Au revoir Paris: 5 new heart-tugging cities for romantic travellers
25 Jul 2018 - 5:02PM
6 amazing safari experiences that are not in Africa

Want your fill of adventure, wildlife and nature without the long flight? Here are epic trips that still provide the thrills

Want your fill of adventure, wildlife and nature without the long flight? Here are epic trips that still provide the thrills

6 amazing safari experiences that are not in Africa
2 Jul 2018 - 1:05PM
What to do, see, and love in Sri Lanka

Enjoy tea, sea and safari on this diverse and beautiful island, which is fast gaining star status as a travel destination

Enjoy tea, sea and safari on this diverse and beautiful island, which is fast gaining star status as a travel destination

What to do, see, and love in Sri Lanka
19 Jun 2018 - 4:22PM