Topiaries at Centara Grand Hua Hin

Feeling Grand at the Centara Grand Beach Resort Hua Hin

Grand. It’s a word that some hotels use when they really shouldn’t but as I ate breakfast to the sounds of a harp player and looked out at large topiaries in the garden of my beautiful colonial style heritage hotel it’s a word that most definitely fit. In fact that morning I was feeling prettyRead More

Golden Summit Mount Emei China

Anantara Emei, Gateway to the Golden Summit, Sea of Clouds and Panda fun

I have a friend who decided she had to stay in every single Anantara resort and hotel after she fell in love with her first one in Thailand. After her rave reviews I decided the time had come for my own first Anantara experience, and soon found myself facing a very difficult decision.  Which luxuryRead More

Anders Ho Groenholm, Executive Chef Banyan Tree and Angsana Lang Co

Anders Ho Groenholm, Exec Chef Banyan Tree Lang Co: Ten Questions

The organic garden at Banyan Tree Lang Co in Vietnam is home to an array of vegetables and herbs, some rabbits, chickens and goats that children can pet, and the occasional resort guest in an apron. You see it is here that guests can pick fresh ingredients and then learn how to cook some ofRead More

Taking a tour of Uluru on a Harley Davidson Heritage Softail

Harley Davidson Tours of Uluru

There’s a moment when you first see Uluru up close and you realise there’s so much more to the rock than you really understood before. It’s one thing to see pictures and to have people tell you how incredibly beautiful and spiritual it is, but it’s another thing to see and feel that for yourself.Read More

Snowmobiles at the ready for the snowmobile tour at Falls Creek ski fields, Victoria

Falls Creek Snowmobile Tours

Hate is strong word. Which is why I say instead that I really, really don’t like ski boots. Really. And unfortunately those clunky uncomfortable things are quite central to skiing. But this week in the Australian alpine resort of Falls Creek, I discovered a wonderful way to explore the snow that doesn’t involve putting my feet intoRead More