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Hotel Review: Elements of Byron

Expectations can be both a blessing and a curse when travelling. They can either create a hopeful benchmark for an experience – and a reason for an internal happy dance when exceeded – or they can set an...

What makes a resort “family friendly”?

A friend of ours recently returned from a holiday in Fiji and wasn’t impressed by the ‘family friendly’ resort that his young family stayed at during the trip. Despite the extraordinarily high price...

Salt grill a recipe for success

For many cruise fans, cruising is about discovering new places, meeting new people, and wishing the crew would let you replicate that scene from Titanic at the bow of the ship… but for everyone else, it’s...

Hotel Review: Anantara Chiang Mai Resort

When Maureen and Tony Wheeler created the first Lonely Planet guide – Asia on the Cheap – in the 1970’s, they probably didn’t realise the travel revolution they would start. Years later...

Scenes of Hanoi

Greetings from Hanoi, Vietnam! We’ve been exploring this bustling city for a little under a week now, enjoying some much needed down time after the Christmas period, and thought we’d share a few photos from...

Best cities for solo travellers

Picking the ‘best’ of anything is a very subjective task – one person’s favourite city or destination can be another’s worst nightmare. So when it comes to creating a list of ‘the best of the best’, it...