Hotels & Resorts

Review: HOSHINOYA Karuizawa: Where Nature and Luxury Converge

Review: HOSHINOYA Karuizawa: Where Nature and Luxury Converge

Serene and dreamy, HOSHINOYA Karuizawa provides the ultimate Japanese retreat experience Text and Photography | Emily Lee Blessed with serene natural surroundings, Karuizawa is the stuff that fairy tales are made of. Lest you think I am exaggerating, consider this: Karuizawa’s highland is a place where mountains, forests, and rivers abound; where small picturesque villages(…)

Review: THE ONE Executive Suites managed by Kempinski – Affordable Luxury

Review: THE ONE Executive Suites managed by Kempinski – Affordable Luxury

 THE ONE Executive Suites managed by Kempinski provides a well-rounded luxury experience and excellent value THE ONE Executive Suites managed by Kempinski is a 5-star, all-suite hotel strategically located in Shanghai’s central Jing’an district. It is a five-minute walk away from the bustling West Nanjing Road and the nearest Metro (subway) station (West Nanjing Road Station/Line 2.) By(…)

Review: JIA Shanghai

Review: JIA Shanghai

Words & Photography: Emily Lee Nestled in a prime location on the bustling Nanjing West Road in Puxi, JIA Shanghai serves as a perfect base for luxury or style-conscious travelers on the go. The boutique hotel, a spin-off of the original Philippe Starck-designed JIA Hong Kong, is housed in a charming 1920s building, which offers(…)

Riad Berbère – A Moroccan Sanctuary

Riad Berbère – A Moroccan Sanctuary

Text & Photography by Stephanie Lagopoulos Riad Berbère is the kind of place that you dream about. Clean white curtains blowing in the warm night air, rooms with floor to ceiling glass doors looking out onto a central patio, and a beautiful plunge pool in the center of the riad where guests are invited to take(…)

Review: Grand Soluxe Angkor Palace Resort and Spa, Siem Reap

Review: Grand Soluxe Angkor Palace Resort and Spa, Siem Reap

Review: Grand Soluxe Angkor Palace Resort and Spa, Siem Reap Words and Photography |  Anjeeta Nayer The Grand Soluxe Angkor Palace Resort and Spa is located off Siem Reap’s main National Road 6, and is set amongst acres of verdant gardens filled with flowering trees and shrubs and makes for an impressive first sight. As we(…)

Review: Conrad Bangkok Hotel

Review: Conrad Bangkok Hotel

The Conrad Bangkok, an oasis of calm in a frenetic city Words | Anjeeta Nayer   Photography | Anjeeta Nayer, Conrad Bangkok The Conrad Bangkok is situated in Bangkok’s Ploenchit district, a modern though relatively tranquil enclave of the city and is home to tall office towers, consulates and embassies and the lush Lumpini Park. The hotel(…)

Magical and Enchanting: InterContinental Hua Hin Resort, Thailand

Magical and Enchanting: InterContinental Hua Hin Resort, Thailand

The InterContinental Hua Hin Resort is a crescent-shaped property located on stunning Prachuap Khiri Khan beach, accessible via a ten minute drive from Hua Hin main town Words | Anjeeta Nayer  Photography | Anjeeta Nayer, IHG Beach holidays are my favorite kind of holiday, so when my husband suggested that we extend our Easter break(…)

Trisara Luxury Resort Phuket; Taking Elegance and Privacy to New Heights

Trisara Luxury Resort Phuket; Taking Elegance and Privacy to New Heights

Words and Photography | Sylvia Le Dung My first and lasting impression of Trisara is an incredible feeling of privacy and intimacy. “I wanted you to wake up in the morning, take off your clothes and walk into that pool and know that nobody was watching you, especially if you are Kate Moss or someone(…)