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    Standard-Setting Indulgence: Conrad Bali Nusa Dua

    Working as part of the Travel Team truly is a blessing. On any given day, members of our travelling troupe can be found checking in and out of some of the world’s most incredible hotels in picture-perfect locations seen only on billboards and postcards. After so many years in the caper, it’s a rare feat [...]

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    Iceland’s Heating Up: What to Eat in Reykjavik

    It seems like everyone we know is heading on an Icelandic escape these days, and we can totally understand why. The island nation is brimming with beautiful scenery (see: lava landscapes, ice-blue thermal pools and the Northern Lights) and boasts a coastal cuisine to match. Local favourites can be a bit controversial: minke whale, puffin [...]

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    Tropical Thai Heaven: The Sands Khao Lak Resort

    Thailand’s Newest Hot Spot We’ve created the ultimate Thai holiday with luxury and indulgence, featuring the incredible beachfront resort The Sands Khao Lak by Phuket’s premier hotel group, the Katathani Group. Khao Lak is the new Thai Hotspot, and it’s easy to see why. Khao Lak today is the Patong of decades ago –  stunning and tranquil, [...]

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    Jade Mountain, St. Lucia

      St. Lucia is known in the Caribbean and across the world for its stunning scenery – the island’s two iconic volcanic mountains, the Pitons, rise up from the lush landscape and make the island a huge destination for romance-seekers and honeymooners from around the globe. Many hotels and resorts across the islands boast accommodation [...]

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    The World’s Best Overwater Villas

    These eight overwater villas have us putting our houses on the market – we’re moving in. 1. Diamonds Thudufushi, Maldives Instead of having that typical thatched, island-style look, the bungalows at Diamonds are painted in a white that is particularly striking against the blues of the water and sky – these look more like rustic [...]

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    Grand-Opening Luxury in Vietnam: Naman Retreat Da Nang

    Our Travel Team is thrilled to bring you our tales and adventures form the exotic beaches and charming local townships of Vietnam – one of our favourite getaway spots on the planet. Perhaps one of Southeast Asia’s best kept secrets, the central coast of Vietnam is an absolute delight and serves as a holiday haven [...]

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    Five-Star Opulence at Seminyak’s Brand New Trans Resort Bali

    The members of our Travel Team are no strangers to the busy streets and sun-drenched beaches of effervescent Seminyak, but we returned to this hugely popular holiday destination to find the buzz of anticipation in the air – an atmospheric shift that could only mean a brand new resort was about to be unveiled. The [...]

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    2015: The Year of the Smart Luggage

    Great news! It looks like 2015 might just be the year when travellers can finally expect some exciting technological advancements in the luggage world. Stresses over whether or not your bag has made it onto the plane or if anyone unauthorized has rifled through your things are finally being lifted by companies that are moving [...]

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    7 Stylish Hotels to Stay at in China

    China is perhaps one of the Western traveller’s last frontiers. Visiting the fascinating country certainly comes with its difficulties (see: language barrier, difficult visa laws, etc.), but that’s not to say that one of the world’s largest economies can’t keep up with what’s hot in travel trends. Across the country, stylish and luxurious hotels have [...]

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    Australia’s Taste Sensations: Our Monthly Picks

    We’re the first to recommend international travel in pursuit of a good meal, but sometimes we’re guilty of forgetting that some amazing, world-class meals can be had right on our doorsteps without leaving the country. In Australia’s Taste Sensations, we share some of our favourite restaurants that you don’t have to travel far for – [...]

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    Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc: Antibes, France

      It’s on the exclusive French Riviera and it spares its glamourous guests no luxury – there’s no doubt as to why the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc is a repetitive host to celebs like Cate Blanchett, Colin Firth, Johnny Depp and Jennifer Lopez. At the 19th-century chateau on the southern tip of the Cap d’Antibes, guests [...]

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    Asia’s 10 Best Restaurants, 2015

    Last week, the prestigious judges behind the annual World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards dropped their list of Asia’s best 50 restaurants for 2015. We’ve compiled the top ten winners here – the list includes everything from traditional Italian dishes and classic French technique to multi-sensory audio-visual displays and theatrical performances. One thing all these spots [...]

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    Your Portal to Paradise: Pullman Khao Lak Katiliya Resort & Villas

    To bring our readers this week’s holiday destination, we decided to dabble in a bit of time travel (you know, the totally realistic kind). We packed our bags for Khao Lak, Thailand and found ourselves in the the Patong of decades ago – characterized by stunning tranquility, leafy green foliage, a lushly tropical feel and [...]

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    These 12 Luxe Campsites are the Ultimate in Glamping

    Gone are the days when camping meant sleeping on the ground and cold showers in shared facilities. At these 12 global “glampsites”, luxury and comfort are the name of the game. You can still roast s’mores over the campfire, if you’d like, but certainly don’t expect to pitch your own tent! 1. Banjaar Tola Tented [...]

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    We’d Travel the World for These 10 Breakfasts

    No doubt about it: breakfast is the best meal, and we enjoy nothing more than exploring the foreign-sounding morning menus of the countries we travel to. Here are some of our favourite daybreak dishes from around the globe. How many have you tried? 1. Chilaquiles – Mexico Leftover tortillas have never looked so good. Across [...]

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