Category: Asia

Interview with Roy McKenzie, CEO of London Serviced Apartments Ltd.

Interview with Roy McKenzie, CEO of London Serviced Apartments Ltd.

Roy McKenzie is a former corporate lawyer turned entrepreneur who has owned and operated London Serviced Apartments Ltd. since 2000. He and his business are London specialists in finding serviced apartments for business and leisure travellers for both short and long term stays. What is it that you do exactly? Customers from all around the world […]

Man visits all 201 countries without using a plane

Man visits all 201 countries without using a plane

Visiting all 201 countries in the world is a feat in itself that few people ever achieve. British man Graham Hughes, though, has taken that challenge to a new level. He’s visited every country in the world in just 1,426 days, covering 160,000 miles in the process – and incredibly, he’s done it all without […]

Afternoon tea redefined in Shanghai

Afternoon tea redefined in Shanghai

Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai is redefining afternoon tea in Shanghai by launching the Champagne Afternoon Tea. Upon being seated, guests will be presented with Champagne flutes for an option to enjoy an unlimited flow of Taittinger Champagne. A ritual around creating the perfect brew is next on the agenda for guests, be it a cappuccino […]

Anantara Xishuangbanna Resort & Spa

Anantara Xishuangbanna Resort & Spa

New to China is the Anantara Xishuangbanna Resort & Spa in Yunnan Province, just an hour’s drive from Jinghong International Airport. This hidden enclave of tropical majesty along a sweeping curve of the Luosuo River is set within lush gardens and water features, and comprises 80 Deluxe guest rooms, as well as 23 one, two […]

The world's scariest hotel swimming pool?

The world’s scariest hotel swimming pool?

Here’s a contender for the world’s scariest hotel swimming pool, designed by Singaporean firm Chan Sau Yan Associate. The pool at the Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong Kangqiao is 30 metres long and can be found on the 24th floor of the hotel, perched high above the hustle and bustle of the outside world. Situated in […]

Dreaming of Maldives

Dreaming of Maldives

The following video teaser is an independent production shot by by Sakis Papadopoulos – it shows Gili Lankanfushi, formerly known as Soneva Gili. With 45 overwater villas, this resort lies on North Male Atoll in the Maldives, and combines barefoot luxury with sophistication. Book before April 2013 and receive all kinds of additional benefits – see their […]

Top 10 life-changing travel experiences

Top 10 life-changing travel experiences

Sick of the humdrum tourist destinations? Online travel agency ZUJI.com.au has searched the globe to come up with a list of the top 10 life-changing travel experiences, guaranteed to give you a new appreciation for planet Earth (and bragging rights).  So, without further ado, here’s the list: Admire the Mayan ruins of Tikal, Guatemala Once […]

5 of the best luxury accommodation options for families

5 of the best luxury accommodation options for families

Just because you are travelling with your family, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a little luxury. From whole islands, that you can hire out all to yourself, to safari lodges which cater to even the youngest of guests, there are plenty of options available for you and your family. Here are 5 of the best […]

The top 3 trips to make before you turn 40

The top 3 trips to make before you turn 40

Nora Ephron once said, “Oh, how I regret not having worn a bikini for the entire year I was twenty-six. If anyone young is reading this, go, right this minute, put on a bikini, and don’t take it off until you’re thirty-four.” The bikini is a metaphor. The ultimate luxury is youth. All the gold […]

Kids stay, play and eat for free at Hilton Maldives Resort & Spa

Kids stay, play and eat for free at Hilton Maldives Resort & Spa

Here’s an offer not to miss if you travel as a family. If guests travel with children, then as long as they are staying in the same villa as their parents at the Hilton Maldives Resort & Spa - they stay, play and eat for free. The Maldives is a stunning tropical destination, a country made up […]

One of the world’s most famous luxury hotels: the Taj Lake Palace

One of the world’s most famous luxury hotels: the Taj Lake Palace

One of the world’s most well-known luxury hotels, the Taj Lake Palace was the film set for a major part of the James Bond motion picture ‘Octopussy’. This decadent hotel was portrayed as the Bond girl’s secret lair, and appears to be floating in the middle of Lake Pichola. Reached only by a short boat […]

Devdan – Treasure of the Archipelago: a showcase of Indonesia’s cultural beauty

Devdan – Treasure of the Archipelago: a showcase of Indonesia’s cultural beauty

“Devdan – Treasure of the Archipelago” is not a drama, nor it is a musical. Devdan is defined by its creators as a modern & contemporary acrobatic and dance performance that is inspired by the culture of Indonesia. The 90-minute show is designed to be a showcase of several cultures from the archipelago and crafted […]

Top 10 places in SE Asia to take your loved one this Valentine's

Top 10 places in SE Asia to take your loved one this Valentine’s

If you’re looking for somewhere different this Valentine’s Day, then how about a getaway in SE Asia.  This incredible and fascinating part of the world rarely disappoints, and here we’ve unearthed 10 gems that we think you’ll love and, more importantly, that your Valentine will love too… The Peninsula Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Long […]

New beachfront luxury in Bali

New beachfront luxury in Bali

A new Bali beachfront luxury resort resides in the Southern part of Nusa Dua area, only 30 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport. Samabe Bali Resort & Villas resonates beauty and sophistication in a harmonious combination of contemporary and Balinese styles. Edgy, sophisticated details that accentuate objects such as wall decorations, chandeliers, or tabletops reflect […]

Experience South East Asia in 5 luxury stops

Experience South East Asia in 5 luxury stops

Planning to take a tour around South East Asia? Well, here are the top 5 luxury stops that will take you around the region in an unforgettable trip. Cambodia: Sokha Beach Resort Beach life in Cambodia is fast gaining popularity these days, so if you’re planning to include this small historical stop in your itinerary, […]

Top 10 most extravagant private island resorts

Top 10 most extravagant private island resorts

Privacy and exclusivity often rank high on a luxury traveller’s list of priorities. For those looking for something truly indulgent, discrete and filled with luxury, we have compiled a list of the most extravagant private island resorts in the world. These islands offer the ultimate in privacy and exclusivity. Beginning at a paltry £100,000 and […]

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