BEACH LUXURY

Lombok doesn’t have the glamour and ritz of Bali, but it does have better beaches and fewer tourists. For now at least, Lombok remains a peaceful haven! Located on the southern shore of Lombok island, NOVOTEL LOMBOK resort is very spread out and overlooks the beautiful white sand and turquoise bay of Kuta beach. No, […]

I love designer hotels and always admired this property ever since I did a site inspection when it first opened under the Alila umbrella back in 2007. Then the owners took it back and it became part of their boutique hotel brand, Hotel de la Paix. More recently however (2016) it became  a part of […]

WHERE IS IT?

  Where is it? Tahiti? Bora Bora? Moorea? Overwater bungalows, clear blue water. Could it be Tahiti or…? This image is a popular one on Flickr. Interestingly, it’s one of the more affordable resorts in….says Roger Wade of http://www.overwaterbungalows.net/ one of the most comprehensive guides on the net to overwater bungalows around the world. Take […]

  HOTEL REVIEW Australia’s qualia resort was judged the Best Resort in The World by readers in the Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards last year. A star on the luxury resort scene, qualia is a truly Australian resort on the Great Barrier Reef owned by the Oatley family of international yachting and wine fame. […]

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  • NOVOTEL LOMBOK

    Lombok doesn't have the glamour and ritz of Bali, but it does have bet...

  • HOTEL SO SOFITEL HUA HIN

    I love designer hotels and always admired this property ever since I d...

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originated in Switzerland in 2000 believe it or not when a couple, Felix Rohner and Sabina Schafer, started making them but new versions and other makers with their own variations have started popping up all over the world. You may have heard the #hangdrum used in all types of music inc techno, eastern, alternative/spiritual. One #hangmassive song, Once Again,  has had 22 million views from 180 countries on YouTube: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xk3BvNLeNgw
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