February 7, 2020

Iniala, Thailand – A bespoke luxury villa experience

Iniala is a completely private, exclusive beachfront oasis in Phang Nga province, Southern Thailand. Comprising of just a small number of villas, all which showcase expansive views across the Andaman Sea, this is the most luxurious place you can stay in Phang Nga.  Iniala is loved by many, demonstrated by regular repeat bookings. It's also perfect for the numerous celebrities who stay … [Read more...]

July 9, 2018

Soneva Jani – Waterslide fun and barefoot luxury in the Maldives

It’s impossible not to be floored when you first catch a glimpse of the glowing 5.6 km turquoise lagoon surrounding Soneva Jani and those “insta-famous” water villas where most come complete with waterslide. On arrival to the resort’s seaplane dock you are met with a smiling Mr/Miss Friday – your personal butler.  Your Friday will hand you a cotton bag printed with “No News, No Shoes” to place … [Read more...]

February 20, 2018

Trisara – The best luxury resort in Phuket with unbelievable service

First Impressions Within minutes of arriving at Trisara it was clear we had not been to any other resort in Phuket offering such incredible service. It started the moment we arrived at our two-bedroom villa and our fleet of villa staff offered to unpack our luggage for us and we knew we had arrived somewhere very special. This was the first time we have ever accepted an offer to … [Read more...]

January 18, 2018

Soneva Kiri – Thailand’s best barefoot luxury resort

Having stayed at Soneva Fushi before in the Maldives (click here to read about Soneva Fushi), we knew how much we loved the eco-luxury vibe at Soneva resorts and we were so excited to ticking Soneva Kiri Thailand off our bucket-list. Getting There We stayed overnight on arrival in to Thailand close to Bangkok Airport then caught a taxi to BKK airport in the morning to head to Soneva … [Read more...]

July 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...]

December 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...]

May 5, 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...]

February 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...]

January 3, 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...]