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Jing An Shangri-La Hotel and Jing An District Shanghai Guide

There can be few more welcome sights after a long-haul flight than a chauffeur at arrivals holding up a sign emblazoned with your name.  The flight was delayed by an hour at departure airport...

Sofitel Nusa Dua, Bali

There are two schools of thought when it comes to choosing your holiday hotel: The first says that they are simply a roof over your head and a place to crash at the end...

Why you should visit Onomichi, Hiroshima

The typical ideal travel itinerary in Japan seems to occupy one of two types of experiences: the bustling modern concrete jungle of Tokyo or Osaka, or a temple-filled 'traditional' experience full of tea ceremony...

The Happiest Place on Earth for Sake Lovers: Saijo & Takehara

Saijo Sake Festival The happiest place on earth is loud, crowded and just a little bit gross, but it's something worth experiencing for sure.  Picture this: all the sake available from all over Japan, meaning over...

Wanda Reign on the Bund – a Seven Star Luxury Landmark in Shanghai

Although there is no unified international classification system standardising the rating, ‘seven-star' is used to recognise the ultra-luxurious amenities and world-class service of world’s top hotels.  We were lucky enough to spend nights at...

Belmond Jimbaran Puri, Bali

Returning from each holiday, we bring home fond memories of the iconic landmarks we had previously only seen on TV or once-in-a-lifetime experience that had always been on our bucket list.  How often does the hotel...

Anantara Dhigu, Maldives

The Maldives is one of the most beautiful destinations in the world renowned for its crystal clear waters, gorgeous palm tree strewn beaches and world class snorkelling. This island nation filled with hundreds of...

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali

From the second you step into the enormous, dark-timbered hotel lobby of the Westin Nusa Dua, you know you are in for a treat.  A hand towel and fruit drink are presented as soon...

Sarong, Seminyak Bali

Ask any tourist or local for dining recommendations in Bali and it’s a sure bet that Sarong will be in for a mention. Offering a fine dining experience in the heart of Seminyak, it...

Mrs Sippy, Seminyak Bali

Bali is long established as a favourite holiday destination for Australians with more than one million of us visiting every year. With this in mind it seems only natural that some of our own...

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