Tag: hotels

Hotel Review: Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort

It’s feeding time, and my heart is pounding. The skipper of our boat has spotted a dark shadow gliding beneath the surface. Moving closer to the edge, peering in to see if I can spot the shadow, I pull my dive mask into place. In just a few...

Singapore through the looking glass

What do you see when you view the world in a mirror? Aside from an obvious reversal, the new perspective reveals everyday objects in a new light. For me, it's the same when I visit a new city. Approach it one way and everything will be as you...

Byron set to get first Accor Hotel

Elements of Byron, a new $100 million beachfront resort, is set to become Accor’s first property in Byron Bay following the signing of an agreement under its boutique luxury brand – The MGallery Collection.

Hotel Review: Hotel Indigo Hong Kong

Gazing over the glittering Hong Kong skyline, listening to the roar of the city traffic below, I pinch myself to check if this is real. Just yesterday I was at home drinking a $10 bottle of Sav Blanc in Australia, today I’m standing on the 29th...

Hotel rooms the new showrooms

I recently read a brilliant article about stealing toiletries from hotels, and it got me thinking about my own five fingered habits. Most of us take the toiletries when we leave a hotel, yet some are more brazen with their theft, taking...

Hotel Review: Thompson Belgraves London

If your mission is to travel the world like a globetrotting spy, you need to do it properly. That means style, sophistication and a heck of a lot of champagne. Sleek, sexy and stylish, Thompson Belgraves in London is a boutique hotel...

Hotel Review: The Peninsula Hong Kong

A grand dame in the Hong Kong hotel scene, The Peninsula Hong Kong needs no introduction. It's an icon. Since opening in 1928, the hotel has welcomed everyone from heads of state to couples in search of a romantic rendezvous. Now it's my turn...