07/18/2017

Family Friendly Luxury in the Maldives – LUX South Ari

LUX SOUTH ARI is a contemporary family friendly Maldives resort bursting at the seams with fun little touches providing great enjoyment for everyone! We arrived at Easter time and my children loved the huge colourful Easter Eggs placed at the end of the arrivals jetty hinting that LUX South Ari Maldives was going to have a lot of fun surprises in store and that we had definitely arrived a … [Read more...]

07/06/2017

Kayumanis Jimbaran Bali – Boutique luxury villas in Bali

First Impressions:  Kayumanis Jimbaran is a lovely 19-villa luxury Bali resort, private and spacious, perfectly located just a few hundred metres to the beach and without that big resort feel. Nestled within the bustling streets of Bali’s fishing village, Jimbaran, is this spacious and peaceful luxury villa resort. Well located only a few minutes walk from the beach down a quiet lane lined … [Read more...]

12/19/2016

Alila Seminyak, Bali – The best resort in Seminyak

Alila - The best luxury resort in Seminyak Coming from a world-wide chain of luxury resorts, from the moment we walked into the lobby we were not only greeted with the refreshing sight and sound of the ocean crashing onto the sand stretched ahead of us, but delighted with the first class luxury service you would expect from the Alila brand. Following a welcome drink and snack (and … [Read more...]

05/05/2016

Soneva Fushi – A barefoot luxury family resort in the Maldives

January 2016 Soneva Fushi is a short sea-plane ride from Male International Airport.  Our seaplane was met by Soneva's speedboat and once aboard we were given lovely cool watermelon juice in a cute little bottle and a cloth bag for our shoes. The shoes stayed in that bag for our entire visit as the saying at Soneva is "No news, no shoes", this resort is rustic barefoot … [Read more...]

02/22/2016

The Four Seasons – The best family hotel in Singapore

January 2016 It’s hard to know where to start because in all our world travels so far we have not experienced such an incredible luxury hotel suitably set up for families travelling with children of all ages. The Four Seasons in Singapore not only met but exceeded our expectations. We organised The Four Seasons to pick us up from Changi Airport after a beautifully spacious 8 hour … [Read more...]

02/21/2016

Family Fun At The Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru Maldives

January 2016 If you are looking for the best place in the world to have a family holiday then look no further than The Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru. We arrived in the Baa Atoll by seaplane and could see we were in for a treat at this stunningly beautiful island before we had even landed. The Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru is a beautiful modern resort with an incredible … [Read more...]

01/03/2016

How elephants changed our children’s lives

Elephant Owner for a Day Patara Elephant Farm, Chiang Mai, Thailand Spending a day with these magnificent creatures at  Patara Elephant Farm is one of those experiences that changes your life. We have been there twice 3 years apart and partake in their "Elephant Owner for a Day" program. The day starts off where you are collected from your hotel in an air-conditioned van and driven … [Read more...]

01/01/2016

A luxury wildlife experience close to home

Jamala Lodge Jamala Lodge is a boutique luxury wildlife lodge in Australia's capital city, Canberra.  We came here during their once a month family night for my son's 9th birthday. There are many different room types you can stay in and most have an amazing close-up experience with an animal as part of your room charge.  Some rooms share a floor to ceiling window with a sun bear, others … [Read more...]