5 Not to Miss Spots in Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

5 Not to Miss Spots in Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Isla Mujeres Located just a short 30 minute boat ride from Cancun this small Island makes for a great alternative to hard hitting Cancun. Isla Mujeres or Island of Women in English is only 7kms long and has beautiful white sand beaches and shallow turquoise waters.  Playa Norte is where most of the action is, here you can hire beach […]

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March 2, 2015 at 5:24 pm

Where to Eat, Drink, Stay and Explore in Yangon, Myanmar

Where to Eat, Drink, Stay and Explore in Yangon, Myanmar

Explore – Shwedagon Pagoda Yangon’s shinny gold masterpiece is the sight not to be missed and some people say the only place worth visiting in the city. If this is the only landmark you visit in Yangon or one of many, give yourself a few hours to explore the many different Buddha statues and pagodas inside. This 99 meter tall pagoda […]

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February 26, 2015 at 12:29 pm

Exploring Yogyakarta from The Phoenix Hotel

Exploring Yogyakarta from The Phoenix Hotel

Yogyakarta, Indonesia is a truly magical city where the past blends seamlessly with the present. Bicycle taxis and horse pulled carts are still a common mode of transport, not just a novelty for tourists. Traditional garments are worn on the streets by grandmas as are the latest fashions by the university students the city is populated by. It’s a hint […]

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February 24, 2015 at 12:01 pm

Family Getaway to Phuket at Novotel Phuket Karon Beach

Family Getaway to Phuket at Novotel Phuket Karon Beach

Clean, easy and family friendly are our requirements for a getaway with our 18 month old son Liam. So we decide to head to Phuket, Thailand for family beach getaway as this meets our easy requirement. Only a 90 minute plane ride from Singapore, followed by a still manageable 50 minute car ride from the airport to Karon beach, we try out the […]

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February 20, 2015 at 1:08 pm

Bali Welcomes Back The Ritz-Carlton

Bali Welcomes Back The Ritz-Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton Bali has opened its doors on the pristine beaches of southern Bali in Nusa Dua. Set on 12.7 hectares of manicured beach-front and cliff-top land, many of the 313 hotel rooms offer expansive ocean views. Highlights of the new resort include a 70-meters high glass elevator which provides guests with access to the beach, 6 restaurants and lounges and […]

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February 15, 2015 at 2:57 pm

5 Types of Trips to Take Before Having Kids

5 Types of Trips to Take Before Having Kids

Adult Only Resort After kids enter your life, vacations will be all about kids clubs, theme parks and sand castles. Those days of laying poolside reading and relaxing are numbered. Not that I’m complaining, just enjoy those relaxing vacations while you can and make sure to fit in one last peaceful vacation. An adult only resort will make sure your favourite activity of […]

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February 10, 2015 at 6:11 pm

4 Reasons to Cross the Border and Visit Nusa Jaya, Malaysia

4 Reasons to Cross the Border and Visit Nusa Jaya, Malaysia

Puteri Harbour This waterfront district is growing in size every time we visit. More restaurants, more projects being complete and more people. Walk along the water looking at yachts parked in the marina while deciding on which restaurant to dine at. Don’t expect a Boat Quay atmosphere yet, the area is still growing, but there’s a good enough selection for […]

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February 7, 2015 at 4:01 pm

The Principal Madrid Opens

The Principal Madrid Opens

The Principal Madrid, a new hotel under ‘Design Hotels’ has opened for business on Madrid’s Gran Via. The Spanish Renaissance building which dates back to 1917 now incorporates an eclectic design concept by designer Pilar García-Nieto and Barcelona-based studio, Luzio. The mix of styles includes influences of a posh British club, the flamboyance and glamor of a palace in France, […]

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February 6, 2015 at 9:17 pm