Yogyakarta

Once Indonesia’s capital city, Yogyakarta has transformed itself into a welcoming destination where its artistry and long-standing heritage are still celebrated. Like many cities in Indonesia, Yogyakarta is a fascinating destination. Home to Yogyakarta’s royal family, the city is regarded as an important centre for classical Javanese fine arts and culture, such as batik textiles, drama, literature, music, poetry and wayang puppetry. Situated in Central … Continue reading Yogyakarta

The Ultimate Ubud Experience

A popular destination thanks to its terraced rice fields and natural wonders, Ubud is also home to Bali’s art and wellness scene. Bali is not just about gorgeous beaches and big, rolling waves. The island also offers picturesque sights to rejuvenate tired eyes, especially for those who prefer to set their vision on lush greenery. That’s where Ubud comes in. A favourite destination even for … Continue reading The Ultimate Ubud Experience

Safe Spaces: A closer look at hospitality’s new normal

The current climate has forced the hospitality industry to re-examine its offering and start operating from a (literally) clean slate. Claudia de Brito speaks to the experts about the road ahead Recognising that consumer priorities have drastically shifted as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic is just the first step of the sizeable and constantly changing task that lies before operators. As hotels start … Continue reading Safe Spaces: A closer look at hospitality’s new normal

6 lessons we’ve learnt in lockdown that will make us better travellers

The lessons we’ve learned in lockdown could inspire us to become better travellers ©Westend61/Getty Images Over the past few months, we’ve learnt to live in a post-travel world, relying on nothing but our immediate surroundings for stimulation, adventure and exploration. But with many countries tentatively reopening borders, businesses around the world carefully beginning to trade again, and airline bosses doing everything within their power to fill seats … Continue reading 6 lessons we’ve learnt in lockdown that will make us better travellers

8 changes we can expect when flying after COVID-19

One thing seems clear with COVID-19 and the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes it: we’re in it for the long haul, and it has already changed the face of life as we know it. Airlines, which are always in a perpetual state of change, are no exception. Aviation journalist John Walton looks at the changes we can expect when we start flying again.    Costs will … Continue reading 8 changes we can expect when flying after COVID-19

Top 10 things to see and do in Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Phú Quốc is a Vietnamese island off the coast of Cambodia in the Gulf of Thailand (aka. Vịnh Thái Lan in Vietnamese). The island is actually closer to Cambodia than Vietnam. Phu Quoc is a rising star in the island destinations of south east asia. It has big ambitions and will catch up quickly with some key infrastructure already in place with more being hastily completed. Long … Continue reading Top 10 things to see and do in Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Top 20 Tourist Attractions For A Family In Pattaya,Thailand

I used to look around and wonder to myself, “why on earth would you bring your wife and kids to Pattaya?”, of all the places you could have picked in the world, you chose here?  Now that I’ve been around for a few years I actually realize that Pattaya actually isn’t all that bad of a place to raise a family at all and surely … Continue reading Top 20 Tourist Attractions For A Family In Pattaya,Thailand

A 143-Year-Old Bangkok Hotel Gets Redone for the Instagram Era

Take a look inside the legendary Mandarin Oriental, fresh off the biggest renovation in its history. Bangkok’s first luxury hotel has been welcoming travelers for more than 143 years, making it one of the oldest five-star stays in the world. But even the grandest of dames need face-lifts, and the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok is unveiling one that comes with a $90 million price tag. The hotel’s renovation, … Continue reading A 143-Year-Old Bangkok Hotel Gets Redone for the Instagram Era

Ultimate Guide: 10 water parks to visit in the UAE

We live in a country that’s perfect for fun in the sun 1 of 10 2 of 10 3 of 10 4 of 10 5 of 10 6 of 10 7 of 10 8 of 10 9 of 10 10 of 10 Source : Gulf News – Yousra Zaki – Web Features Editor Continue reading Ultimate Guide: 10 water parks to visit in the UAE

A Self -Guided Istanbul Walking Tour

To see the sights of a popular travel destination like Istanbul in a day, and that too on foot, requires some doing. Luckily, most of the top tourist attractions are located all around the Sultanahmet Square and the Hippodrome region, making it actually possible to see them all in one day only. Istanbul, Turkey, is in itself a large city. So at first to plan … Continue reading A Self -Guided Istanbul Walking Tour