Category: Asia

The best places in the world for afternoon tea

The best places in the world for afternoon tea

Afternoon tea is a regal and delectable way to while away the afternoon, where you will be waited on hand and foot and treated to some delicious cuisine. Once reserved for society?s elite, afternoon tea is now a treat to be enjoyed by all. Although synonymous with England, afternoon tea is a concept now adopted […]

Top 5 things to do in Jaipur

Top 5 things to do in Jaipur

The bustling city of Jaipur lies on the edge of Rajasthan?s Thar Desert, and is peppered with crumbling forts, royal palaces and ancient temples. It?s affectionately known as the ?Pink City?, as its most prominent buildings are washed in a salmon pink colour. Jaipur is a fascinating maze of narrow alleyways, opulent palaces and grand […]

Romantic highs in Hong Kong

Romantic highs in Hong Kong

With an international reputation for luxury and with more than a hint of the exotic, Hong Kong is the ideal place to indulge your romantic side. Furthermore, Cupid’s bow will strike twice in Hong Kong this year as the Chinese (Spring Lantern Festival) and Western Valentine’s Day fall together. For couples who want to go […]

India: the best of the fairs and festivals

India: the best of the fairs and festivals

India is a feast for the senses at any time of the year. However, time your visit to coincide with one of India’s unique fairs and festivals – some traditional, some recent arrivals – and you’ll be rewarded with an intensity of colour, music, rituals, costumes and an overall sense of India at its most […]

Photograph of the week: Angkor Wat

Photograph of the week: Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat is a famous and the most visited Buddhist temple in Cambodia and the biggest religious monument in the world. The temple is well known for its unique architecture based on the influences from Kalinga architecture of Odisha and Chola of Tamil Nadu in India. Not only perfect for visitors who are looking to […]

3 alternative things to do in Hong Kong

3 alternative things to do in Hong Kong

In a city that is only 1,000 square kilometres, how much can there realistically be to do? Most visitors to Hong Kong scour the city from the Peak, shop till their hearts drop and eat well (click here to read our Top 10 European Restaurants in Hong Kong), but after your stomachs are full and […]

The 10 most exotic scuba diving destinations in the world

The 10 most exotic scuba diving destinations in the world

There’s nothing quite like the scuba dive – you glide downward into what just might as well be another world, and in many ways is. You see things that are impossible anywhere else. It’s a passion that has to be lived to be fully understood. Here’s a look at 10 of the top places in […]

The best luxury river cruises in the world

The best luxury river cruises in the world

If you’re the type of traveller that likes exploring a destination at a relaxed pace, one of the best ways to do this is on a river cruise. Not only does this offer a more peaceful mode of travel, it also allows you to view a country from a completely different perspective, experiencing things not […]

Top 5 places to spend Summer in South East Asia

Top 5 places to spend Summer in South East Asia

South East Asia is a continent well known for a variety of reasons. Vietnam and Cambodia are the famous beach capitals and Indonesia is one of the best diving locations outside of Australia or California. The weather is fine for most of the year, which shouldn?t keep you away from these five places you should […]

New Year?s Eve in the Philippines

New Year?s Eve in the Philippines

A few days before 31st December, a local newspaper in Manila reported that in the Philippines, New Year?s Eve is all about noise. Wherever you are and whoever you?re with the main thing is to make it LOUD. When I arrived in the country at the end December, there were already plenty of noisy preparations […]

8 great shopping cities for those who love luxury

8 great shopping cities for those who love luxury

Shopping is undeniably one of the most pleasurable things to do?especially when you are travelling, and you are eager to bring home some goodies to your family and friends (and of course, for yourself).?There are many great shopping cities, but here are some of the best according to travellers and ladies! Seoul, South Korea Seoul […]

Special feature: Sheraton Macao Hotel, Macau

Special feature: Sheraton Macao Hotel, Macau

In Macau, the Las Vegas of the East, bigger is better. Going by that simple judgement, the 3,896 room Sheraton Macao Hotel on the Cotai Strip, the largest Sheraton in the world, is one of the city?s top hotels. But there is more to this sprawling behemoth than meets the eye. Underneath the overlapping layers […]

Top 3 golf holiday destinations for 2014

Top 3 golf holiday destinations for 2014

Golf holidays are becoming ever more popular and 2014 is no exception with many new destinations emerging as ?the next big golf destination?. Each year, a staggering 3 million golfers pack up their golf clubs and head for warmers climate, sweeping golf courses with ocean views and luxurious accommodation, and it?s easy to see why. […]

5 unusual romantic breaks

5 unusual romantic breaks

When you think of romantic places, the common ones like Paris, Venice and the Seychelles always come up.? If you are planning something for Valentine?s Day, or are in need of a romantic getaway with your partner, how about a break that is much more romantic then the popular choices?? Here are 5 romantic getaways […]

5 luxury Thai honeymoon destinations

5 luxury Thai honeymoon destinations

If you’re looking for a whole new level of luxury for your honeymoon then Thailand is bound to be on your list. Picturesque and otherworldly Thailand offers a huge number of luxurious resorts and wonderful natural scenery you can enjoy with your new spouse. We’re looking at five different stunning choices here. Chiang Mai If […]

Photograph of the week: Untouched Leh

Photograph of the week: Untouched Leh

Leh is the gorgeous Himalayan Region sitting like a crown in the north of India. The place is undoubtedly stunning. Moreover, it is a practically untouched, pristine natural habitat. The mighty mountains change colors with the seasons while the waters are sparklingly clear. This particular snapshot manages to capture both the beauty and purity of […]

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