07/02/2020

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...]

17/03/2019

Skye Niseko – Five-star luxury with ski-in ski-out access to the world’s best powder snow

We absolutely love snowboarding and skiing as a family and were excited stay at the brand-new luxury Hokkaido property, Skye Niseko and experience some of the world’s best powder snow. Five-star Skye Niseko occupies the best location in all of Niseko. Perched high up, literally amongst the snow fields in the scenic ski town of Hirafu the elevated position of the of the hotel in the … [Read more...]

09/07/2018

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...]

20/05/2018

The Park Hyatt – The best luxury hotel in Sydney

Easter is a special time for families to spend time together and this year we made some special family memories at the best hotel in Sydney, The Park Hyatt Hotel. We were married on the lawn out the front of the Park Hyatt Hotel at Dawes Point Reserve so it was really nice to bring our four children back and show them where we held our wedding; the whole area holds a special place in our … [Read more...]

13/03/2018

Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour Hotel Suites – A Stylish Weekend overlooking Sydney Harbour Bridge

We decided to take the whole family on a “staycation” to Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour Hotel Suites in our wonderful home city of Sydney. We had a few things to celebrate for our eldest daughter who just finished her final year of school and was awarded a scholarship to her university of choice the next year. Pullman Quay Grand, with its spectacular position on the harbour-front ticked all the … [Read more...]

20/02/2018

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...]

18/01/2018

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...]

18/07/2017

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...]

06/07/2017

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...]

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...]