Accommodation - Luxury
Jan 5, 2019 Bali, Indonesia
We visited Villa Amrita, one of the best luxury villas in Ubud, Bali, and found out what it means to be treated like a celebrity. The villa staff were super friendly and helpful, carrying our luggage, getting us settled in, and giving us insider tips for …
Apr 23, 2018 Bali, Indonesia
There’s no shortage of villas in Bali. And there’s no shortage of luxury accommodation either. So when the Bali Tourism Awards recognised this particular property as Bali’s leading luxury villa in 2016, it cemented the stellar reputation of Banyan Tree Un…
Apr 18, 2018 Bali, Indonesia
Mulia Resort in Bali opened its doors in 2012. Less than 1 year later it won the coveted Condé Nast Traveler USA - Readers' Choice Awards for #1 Beach Resort in the World. How does a brand new independent resort in an uber-competitive location like Bali i…
Feb 26, 2018 Bali, Indonesia
There are some resorts that have to be seen to be believed. The Ritz-Carlton Bali is one of those places. I've tried describing my experience discovering this Indonesian paradise in written form, but now I'll step aside and let the pictures do the talking…
Feb 25, 2018 Bali, Indonesia
There are vacations, and then there are dreams that come true. Staying at The Ritz-Carlton, Bali is one such dream. Combine a grand tropical vision of castles in the sky, world-class cuisine that's almost too good to eat, VIP treatment at every step, warm…
Nov 13, 2016 Mexico
When you need a rejuvenating break, sometimes a mini getaway fits the bill. We took a 3-day trip to Mexico’s west coast for the first time and discovered a luxury all-inclusive resort in Riviera Nayarit a cut above the rest. Find out why.
Sep 20, 2016 Mexico
There are few hotels in the same class as Grand Velas Riviera Maya. Combining unlimited world-class dining, stunning beach views, perfect pools, and the drinks you want, it sets the standard for tropical all-inclusive luxury resorts.
Aug 4, 2016 Eastern Canada
Don’t let the relaxed pace and friendly small-town feel of St Andrews fool you. There are plenty of family-friendly things to do in this Canadian vacation hotspot.
Aug 2, 2016 Eastern Canada
St Andrews has been a popular summer coastal getaway destination for Canadians for over a century. And now 4 Vegemite-wielding Australians were invading. Trying to decide on a place to stay in St Andrews was easy. One hotel stood out head and shoulders ab…
Apr 30, 2016 Southeast, USA
Florida is a vacation mix-a-lot. Some people go to Florida to spend every day at a theme park. Others look forward to a glamorous tropical cruise. And last, but not least, it’s hard to resist the lure of Florida’s sandy white beaches. And that is why we c…
Sep 3, 2015 Eastern Canada
For the most part, my life has been a fairytale. I’ve worn princess dresses at balls and weddings, and found Prince Charming. But I was missing the ever-elusive castle… until now! Find out what it was like staying in Ottawa’s very own fairytale castle.
Aug 27, 2015 Eastern Canada
What should you do in Canada’s capital if you only have 3 days? See what we got up to, where we stayed and what we ate... and why we loved Ottawa so much.
May 27, 2015 Bali, Indonesia
Bali is our backyard. When we lived in Perth, Australia we would visit Bali several times each year, so we know what we’re talking about. Read our first-hand recommendations on where to stay in Bali.
May 25, 2015 Bali, Indonesia
Le Meridien Bali Jimbaran left me speechless. It’s not every day you visit a hotel that is decorated more tastefully than a millionaire’s Beverly Hills home. And not just any home, but the home of an avid art aficionado. Colours, shapes, and textures that…
Feb 25, 2015 Bali, Indonesia
I’ve put together a healthy dose of visual inspiration for your yearning wanderlust. A carefully selected collection of my favourite shots from one of the most beautiful beachside resorts we’ve visited anywhere in the world – Samabe Bali Suites & Villas.
Feb 24, 2015 Bali, Indonesia
There are few places in the world which leave me speechless. Places where I don’t want to write about for fear that everyone else will come and it will no longer be my little secret. And Samabe Bali Suites & Villas is one of those magical places.
Feb 20, 2015 Bali, Indonesia
Is it possible to soothe a savage beast (or 4-year-old, same thing) with a luxurious massage? We put this question to the test at one of Nusa Dua’s top spas. Our experience may surprise you.
Aug 15, 2014 United Kingdom
During our stay at the Athenaeum in London, we received a surprised knock on the door at 8:45pm on a Saturday night. What happened next shocked us.
Jul 25, 2014 United Kingdom
An elevator with no buttons, but can take you wherever you want to go. Now that’s smart. Either that, or I’m in Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. Find out what it’s like inside the luxurious hotel, Melia White House in central London.
Apr 30, 2014 Malta
Situated just a short stroll from Valletta, Grand Hotel Excelsior was our delightful home base during our recent visit to Malta. On top of the gorgeous views, the buffet breakfast was my highlight. But Caius received an unexpected surprise.