Category: Asia

10 restaurants worth travelling for

10 restaurants worth travelling for

For many people, food is one of the defining features of a holiday. It can make or break a vacation, depending on what experience you have. But with only a limited amount of time to choose, it can often be a daunting task trying to decide where to eat. We’ve compiled a list of the best restaurants worth […]

To infinity & beyond - Asia's top 5 infinity pools

To infinity & beyond – Asia’s top 5 infinity pools

There was once a time when infinity pools were a novelty. In recent years, they have become the standard, and any new hotel worth its salt will have one. But despite the abundance of infinity pools in hotels nowadays, let’s face it – some do it better than others. If you’re touring Asia and an […]

Photograph of the week: Riding the paraw in Boracay

Photograph of the week: Riding the paraw in Boracay

The Philippines is proud of Boracay Island, hailed as one of the top beaches in the world. One of its attractions is riding the “paraw”, a double outrigger sail boat. The outriggers are made of bamboo, and the sailboat can glide smoothly in the waters, letting you enjoy a quiet ride around the island. It […]

Discovery Shores, Boracay Island: luxury for families

Discovery Shores, Boracay Island: luxury for families

December is the most festive time to visit the Philippines. An archipelago in Southeast Asia consisting of approximately 1,107 islands, this country exudes the Christmas spirit like no other. It is for this reason that my husband and I chose to make an overdue visit from North America with our two young children, ages 2 […]

How to live like a Maharaja in Rajasthan

How to live like a Maharaja in Rajasthan

Rajasthan, the ‘Land of Kings’ showcases royal India at its best. Ancient forts and exquisite palaces are the perfect backdrop to the rural beauty of Rajasthan. For hundreds of years, Rajasthani royalty would commission lavish palaces and robust fortresses, most of which are still standing proud today. Many of Rajasthan’s extravagant palaces have since been […]

A little luxury in Colombo, Sri Lanka

A little luxury in Colombo, Sri Lanka

“Walk down the stairs, it’s good for you”; commands the late Cyril Gardiner with refreshing disparity directed at the modern (albeit fairly antiquated, in relative terms), golden escalator cage. From an alternative placard a frank (but fair), exchange continues; with Cyril’s tart taunts against tobacco: “the ashes we find may well be yours“. A temperamental […]

3 luxurious getaways in Japan

3 luxurious getaways in Japan

For those looking to experience a mix of tradition and luxury in Japan, it’s important to choose the right location and accommodation for your getaway. Traveling to Japan has never been easier, as American Airlines has recently launched non-stop flights from New York’s JFK airport to Tokyo Haneda, making it the only airline to run this […]

Is this the world's most luxurious train?

Is this the world’s most luxurious train?

The opulent Palace on Wheels train was rated as one of the world’s top ten luxury train journeys last year. The Palace on Wheels is undoubtedly one of the most luxurious trains in India, and is a fantastic way to explore Rajasthan. The Palace on Wheels is India’s original luxury train, with its first journey […]

Experience the Taj Mahal in complete luxury

Experience the Taj Mahal in complete luxury

Much can be said about the awe-inspiring Taj Mahal. Undoubtedly the symbol of India, it’s listed as a UNESCO heritage site and is also one of the Seven Wonders of the World.  Furthermore, it took 22 scrupulous years to complete with an army of over 22,000 workers! Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal in memory […]

Interview with Owen Coleman, CEO of The Coleman Group Worldwide LLC

Interview with Owen Coleman, CEO of The Coleman Group Worldwide LLC

Owen Coleman is an entrepreneur and world class designer who has created and built many strategy and branding firms since his first design firm in 1966. After 30 years, he became partners with the Interpublic Group, forming the Coleman Worldwide Partnership, comprised of the finest brand design firms in 18 countries. His friendship and mentorship with those partners endures today. […]

3 top tips for spotting the Bengal tiger in Ranthambhore, India

3 top tips for spotting the Bengal tiger in Ranthambhore, India

Ranthambhore National Park is well known as one of the best places in India to observe the majestic Bengal Tiger in its natural surroundings. The park has a thriving population of more than 40 tigers, along with leopard, sloth bear, deer, crocodile and many varieties of exotic bird and plant species. The ancient ruins of Ranthambhore […]

How to get off the beaten track in Rajasthan, India

How to get off the beaten track in Rajasthan, India

No visit to India would be complete without exploring India’s biggest state – Rajasthan. The name ‘Rajasthan’ translates into English as the ‘Land of Kings’, and it certainly lives up to its name. With an abundance of ancient forts and intricate palaces, Rajasthan proudly showcases the tales of its regal past. Beyond the beaten down tourist track of […]

Enjoy an authentic street food tour and cookery class in Thailand

Enjoy an authentic street food tour and cookery class in Thailand

A five star resort has launched a brand new experience for guests to enjoy an authentic street food tour and cookery class followed by the chance to prepare a meal for over 20 disabled children in Khao Lak, Thailand. The Sarojin‘s new “Street Food, Cook for Kids” package is designed to bring guests into contact with […]

Sky high in Bangkok, Thailand

Sky high in Bangkok, Thailand

Travelers visiting Bangkok’s central business and nightlife district, Silom, will be confronted by a myriad of entertainment  options, but here we make a couple of suggestions to “elevate” your experiences – quite literally! Take to the cockpit of a 737, and then  visit the Vertigo restaurant and bar at the capital’s Banyan Tree. Flight Experience […]

A guide to Bangkok's temples

A guide to Bangkok’s temples

Few cities have the energy and intensity of Bangkok. With 12 million people, it’s long been a big player in terms of size, but investment over the past 30 years has turned it into a bustling metropolis on a par with Singapore or Tokyo. And when it comes to food and nightlife, it’s one of the best cities […]

A new city to rival the rest of the world?

A new city to rival the rest of the world?

South Korea has plans to build a mega metropolis – known as 8City – close to Seoul and costing an estimated $265 billion. The development is planned for Yongyu-Muui island near Incheon International Airport, and is so far being funded by luxury hotel operator Kempinski, South Korea’s flag carrier Korean Air and Daewoo Engineering and Construction. […]

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