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My Favorite Restaurants in Hong Kong

Updated: 07/04/2018 | July 4th, 2018 In the crowded streets of Hong Kong, one always finds street vendors serving delicious noodles, roasted ducks hanging in the windows of restaurants, fish tanks full of tonight’s dinner, and trendy eateries next to decades-old dim sum establishments. Smells of rice, fried chicken, and noodles fill the air as you move…

12 of the best hotel interiors

By James Jayasundera on Jun 12, 2018 in Accommodation, Africa, Asia, Europe, Hotels, India, Japan, Maldives, Regions, South Africa, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Western Europe As travellers today are more frequently in search of the unique and insta-worthy, ever more ravishing interiors are fast replacing the cookie-cutter ‘hotel look’ around the world. There is…

Luxury hotel irritations after two weeks of spending $1,000+ per night

When my 60th birthday mark loomed, I decided to declare 2018 “the birthday year”, and to book an extravagant holiday for my husband and me. I had taken similarly luxurious trips (with stays at the Mandarin or Peninsula group of hotels) intermixed with hostel-type places, but that was 10 years ago. With my husband of…

5 luxury hotels in Myanmar that should be on your radar

Shares 391 We believe these are 5 luxury hotels in Myanmar that should be on your radar, they are each in strategic locations allowing you to create the perfect itinerary to explore this Southeast Asian country that has so much to offer. Sule Shangri-La Yangon Start your trip by flying into Yangon which was the…

Top 5 cities that merge the old with the new

By Claire Powell on May 12, 2018 in Africa, Argentina, Asia, India, Japan, Morocco, New York, North America, Regions, South America, USA Shares 165 We love places where history thumps through the streets like a heartbeat, but some of the world’s greatest cities are even greater thanks to contemporary influences. Here’s our collection of our…

5 tropical island resorts with the ‘wow’ factor

It’s the vacation that we all dream of; fly to the other side of the world and check into a luxury resort on a tropical island for some serious relaxation and endless sunshine. These 5 tropical island resorts with the wow factor are all in Southeast Asia and are sure to impress even the most…

Top 6 Summer destinations for luxury jet travelers

By Adam LeRoy on Jun 23, 2018 in Africa, Air Travel, Asia, Bahamas, California, Caribbean, Europe, Fiji, Malta, North America, Oceania, Regions, South Africa, Speciality Travel, Thailand, USA, Western Europe The definition of luxury travel continues to evolve. A new one is long overdue, anyway, as the term becomes more and more watered down with…

Top 5 wildlife watching holidays

By Claire Powell on Jun 17, 2018 in Africa, Asia, Canada, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, North America, Regions, Sri Lanka, Tanzania There is something very special about seeing animals in their natural habitat. Beautiful albeit sometimes heart-breaking, a spectacular wildlife event will afford memories that last forever. From the great migration of East Africa to spotting…

7 perfect destinations for extroverts

By Leora Rothschild on Jun 16, 2018 in Africa, Asia, Australia, Ecuador, India, Kenya, Morocco, Oceania, Regions, South Africa, South America, Zambia, Zimbabwe According to the most extensive study on personal space boundaries ever completed, people need less personal space in regions with hot weather. Interestingly the study also found that people from these areas…

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