The Embassy Theatre – Movies Set in a Historic Beauty

Interior of the Embassy Theatre, Wellington, looking towards the stage, ca 1925

If you’re an advent movie goer this is the place to go.  Although there are many movie theatres scattered throughout Wellington this is a cut above the rest.  Built in 1924 originally as a silent film house of the 1920’s and 30’s, it was then refurbished in 2003 for the world premier of Peter Jackson’s “The Lord of the Rings- […]

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October 16, 2012 at 8:46 am

St James Theatre

St James Theatre

This renewed historic theatre in the heart of the “Arts Capital” of New Zealand is home to The Royal New Zealand Ballet as well as many operas and theatre productions that go on throughout the year.  With its elaborately decorated auditorium transporting you back to early 1900’s. It boasts a 3 floor theatre and is just the right size that you are […]

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October 16, 2012 at 8:26 am

Sipadan: An Experience of a Lifetime

Sipadan: An Experience of a Lifetime

Turtles and jack fish and sharks, oh my!  The amount of sea life I saw while diving Sipadan was almost overwhelming.  If I had a dollar for every turtle I saw, I’d probably still be traveling, and not stuck at home working.  I almost wish I hadn’t dove Sipadan so early in my dive career, because nothing can come close […]

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October 11, 2012 at 7:37 am

Alang Alang Hotel

Alang Alang Hotel

The Tranquil setting of Alang Alang is located just past the main strip of Singgigi on Lombok Island.  Set amongst lush green gardens and tall coconut trees it’s a great place to relax and escape the crowds and noise of town but still be a short cab away.  The beach is located in a little cove where you can spot […]

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October 9, 2012 at 6:18 pm

Luxe in the Bay at Fullerton Bay Hotel

Luxe in the Bay at Fullerton Bay Hotel

Set in a contemporary building jutting into the Singapore Bay, The Fullerton Bay Hotel exudes sophistication. Contemporary takes on classic furniture line the passageway leading to the front desk and provides space to lounge at The Landing Point. Sparkling circular chandeliers hang from the ceiling while marble mosaic lines the floor all leading up to the dramatic front desk. A welcoming […]

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October 9, 2012 at 7:54 am

Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort and Spa

Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort and Spa

Location Discover an island getaway that is Singapore’s only beachfront hotel, Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort and Spa. Uniquely located right on Siloso beach, guests can enjoy their getaway in a tranquil oasis of coconut trees and peacocks roaming the grounds, while non stop fun in the sun is at their doorstep. The resort’s private stretch of sand offers loungers and […]

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October 7, 2012 at 6:05 pm

The Flying Trapeze

Siloso Beach on Singapore’s Sentosa island hosts tonnes of outdoor activities, including this must try Flying Trapeze. Get a taste of what it’s like to be a circus performer, as you are strapped into a harness and climb to a platform to try the daring trapeze swing. This activity is not for those with fears of heights as we saw […]

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October 6, 2012 at 7:41 am

The Kitchen Table – Food from the Heart

The Kitchen Table – Food from the Heart

The family’s kitchen table is where conversations happen over breakfast and the family gathers at night. It’s a warm meeting point where cooking and interacting happen concurrently. W Singapore‘s The Kitchen Table brings together all of these comforts to create a casual atmosphere where the kitchens are open and the cooks are friendly. Find yourself a table in the midst […]

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October 1, 2012 at 9:11 am