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A LUXURY STOPOVER IN ISTANBUL...

What would you do with only 48 hours to see the best of this Turkish city? Want to know where  to eat, stay and pl...

AUSTRALIA

Restaurant Australia for gourm...

There's a reason this country is dubbed Restaurant Australia. And that's because quite simply, Australia has the be...

AFRICA

LA SULTANA LUXURY RESORT MOROC...

Not many travellers to Morocco make it past Marrakech Fez and Casablanca, but on the western coast of Morocco, betw...

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LAYANA RESORT & SPA WINS BEST ...

Layana Resort and Spa, a destination spa on Koh Lanta Yai Island south of Krabi and Phuket, has been chosen the Bes...

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NEW BOOK LIFTS LID ON FIRST CL...

This article appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald and other Fairfax papers today - across Australia and NZ on June...

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THE LAKE PALACE BY TAJ IN UDAI...

  Imagine what it would be like to spend a night in a royal palace. Well you can – in Rajasthan, India, w...

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IL PELLICANO...

Il Pellicano Porto Ercole - Tuscany - Italy “The most romantic place in the world” sigh visitors smitten b...

ASIA

GALLERY M PHOENIX...

Jogjyakarta in Central Java is sadly overlooked by many travellers but this property is worth visiting and a must c...

ASIA

NOVOTEL LOMBOK...

Lombok doesn't have the glamour and ritz of Bali, but it does have better beaches and fewer tourists. For now at le...

ASIA

HOTEL SO SOFITEL HUA HIN...

I love designer hotels and always admired this property ever since I did a site inspection when it first opened und...

ASIA

THE BARAI...

  Spas are all the rage. It seems every hotel and resort now has one, but a destination spa is one you go t...

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WHERE IS IT?...

  Where is it? Tahiti? Bora Bora? Moorea? Overwater bungalows, clear blue water. Could it be Tahiti or.....

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China’s new breed of luxury traveller

Robert Upe writing in The Sydney Morning Herald says rich Chinese tourists are likely to own three cars and four watches and their leisure preferences, after travelling, include reading, tea-tasting, driving and spending time with family – in that order. They also like karaoke and foot massages. The interesting statistics he quotes come from the […]

Luxury Fiji

I’m excited to be heading off tomorrow to Fiji to try out one of the world’s best resorts,  the newly re-opened Liku Liku Resort. Likuliku Lagoon Resort reopened on April 22, after being closed for repairs following damage from Cyclone Evan at the end of 2012.  Liku Liku has Fiji’s first and only only overwater bungalows, something […]

Luxury Kyoto

I was lucky enough to be invited to visit Kyoto recently thanks to Kyoto Luxury Tours, part of the Kyoto Tourism Council that offers luxury tours of the City of Kyoto. While Tokyo represents the modern face of Japan, a fast-paced industrialised city, Kyoto is slower-paced the place to see and experience traditional Japanese culture. […]

What are my top places to stay in Australia?

That’s hard. There are so many great places, why don’t we start with my pick of the top resorts in Australia. Qualia Great Southern Ocean Lodge Saffire Longitude 101 Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef Bamurru Plains Emirates Wolgan Valley What do you think of my list? Do have an opinion? If you think any of these […]

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  • LA SULTANA LUXURY RESORT MOROCCO

    Not many travellers to Morocco make it past Marrakech Fez and Casablan...

  • IL PELLICANO

    Il Pellicano Porto Ercole - Tuscany - Italy “The most romantic ...

  • GALLERY M PHOENIX

    Jogjyakarta in Central Java is sadly overlooked by many travellers but...

  • 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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  • #sunset at #rickscafe the legendary gathering and drinking spot on the cliffs at WestEnd #jamaica and just like every other night there's a #reggae band playing
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