ASIA

  Spas are all the rage. It seems every hotel and resort now has one, but a destination spa is one you go to specifically because of the treatments it offers, not because of where it is or the sights to see around it. You pick this hotel or resort because of the spa – […]

  What better way to see remote Myanmar than on a luxury river expedition. The scenery on this cruise is spectacular and we are welcomed with astonishment by the many remote communities through which we passed. Pandaw’s 20 day cruise of the Upper Irrawaddy and Upper Chindwin takes us all the way up river to […]

LUXURY KYOTO

  I was lucky enough to be invited to visit Kyoto recently by Kyoto Luxury Tours. Part of the Kyoto Tourism Council, it offers luxury tours of the City of Kyoto and represents traditional upmarket  boutique accommodation, mostly in the form of traditional ryokans.  While Tokyo is fast-paced, industrialised, and represents the modern face of […]

HOTEL REVIEW Leslie Macpherson’s glamorous parents were regulars at Raffles Singapore, even living at the hotel as a newly married couple during the 50s. Her British-born father, Bill Bloggs, moved to Southeast Asia in the 20s as director of Gestetner SE Asia. His job involved frequent trips to Singapore both before and after the Second […]

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