Hotels & Resorts

The Langham, London Opens Its Curtains For The Regent Wing

The Langham, London Opens Its Curtains For The Regent Wing

Who hasn’t heard of The Langham, London? This first “Grand Hotel” of Europe has been experienced by most of the British and European elite since 1865. To mark its 150th year milestone, The Langham has launched a series of renovations to further enrich the heritage of this English landmark, merging its classic structural elements with(…)

Ming Dynasty-inspired NUO Hotel Beijing Opens Its Doors

Ming Dynasty-inspired NUO Hotel Beijing Opens Its Doors

  NUO Hotel Beijing, the new, 438-room flagship by Chinese homegrown five-star hotel brand NUO Hotels, has begun to welcome guests on 5 June 2015. Situated in Beijing’s 798 Art District, NUO Hotel Beijing stands as a symbolic monument of the golden age of the Ming Dynasty. Its grand opening served as a festive celebration(…)

A Piece of Maldivian Paradise at Kanuhura

A Piece of Maldivian Paradise at Kanuhura

When you think about the Maldives you think about turquoise water, thatched huts floating above the Indian Ocean and relaxing spa treatments. It’s become a location synonymous with luxury travel. So it’s no surprise that private hideaway Kanuhura fits right in. Guests arrive Kanuhura via private seaplane. After touching down over the crystal-clear waters of the Kanuhura(…)

Blending Tradition and Luxury at Japan’s Hoshinoya Okinawa

Blending Tradition and Luxury at Japan’s Hoshinoya Okinawa

It’s one of the first luxury resorts to set up opulent shop in Okinawa and it’s opening the area up to a new class of traveler. Hoshinoya Okinawa promises “authentic Japan with modern comfort,” by adding unexpected touches to the traditional ryokan experience. Hoshinoya Okinawa is located on Taketomi Island, a little blip of paradise less(…)

A Private Island Escape at The Wakaya Club & Spa

A Private Island Escape at The Wakaya Club & Spa

The Wakaya Club & Spa offers unrivaled luxury in one of the most secluded corners of the South Pacific To find a piece of paradise on earth, look no further than 17.65° South and 179.02° East. The coordinates lead to a privately owned island of Wakaya in Fiji, home to The Wakaya Club & Spa. Spread(…)

Afternoon Tea With Wedgwood at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena

Afternoon Tea With Wedgwood at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena

Recently I had the pleasure of visiting the The Langham Huntington, Pasadena (my review is HERE). One of the highlights of my stay was the hotel’s Afternoon Tea With Wedgwood. The Langham tradition of Afternoon Tea dates back to June 10, 1865, when their first luxury hotel opened its doors in Europe. The tradition is(…)

Review: The Langham Huntington, Pasadena

Review: The Langham Huntington, Pasadena

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena has just celebrated its 100th anniversary. Like a fine wine, this heritage hotel simply gets better with age. I had a wonderful five-day stay and my only regret was that I didn’t stay longer. My journey from Hong Kong to California didn’t get off to a great start, however, as my(…)

Gallery: Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Ubud, Bali

Gallery: Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Ubud, Bali

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Ubud, Bali Nestled away in the cultural hub of Ubud in Bali, the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan is one of my favorite hotels as it offers a luxury experience amidst tranquil natural surroundings. I especially enjoyed the beautiful grounds, excellent facilities and friendly staff of the hotel. It(…)