Category: Islands

Lulu’s Lounge at Pan Paci c Singapore

Singapore, Asia’s premier hotspot

It’s not just Singapore’s temperature that is sizzling. Stylish hotel openings, exciting new restaurants and bars, and a vibrant shopping and entertainment scene are making the island a vital pit…

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Dome roofs replicating the shape of the island

Paradise found in Anambas Archipelago

To escape, to truly get away, is an elusive pleasure. But that’s exactly what you’ll do at Bawah, a new resort in Indonesia’s Anambas archipelago, about 270 kilometres northeast of…

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A view of Mykonos port by Pawel Kazmierczak

Mykonos reigns supreme as Greece’s perfect island getaway

It generally takes a while to embrace a new destination, until I form an opinion on it. But not here… I’m instantly in love with Mykonos! Mykonos, Greece Newsletter Leave…

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Keemala is a five star eco friendly resort and spa nestled in the mountains behind Kamala beach

Quick and easy guide to Phuket, Asia’s paradise hotspot

Once a backpacker haven with dazzling beaches and cheap food, Phuket has been a fixture on Asia’s tourist trail for decades. Today, its many high-end villas and luxury hotels are…

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Basilica of Candelaria by Balate Dorin

Coming out top on Tenerife

I find myself attempting to negotiate a smooth passage through an Atlantic breakwater in a kayak, I feel more like my days on earth could come to a crashing end.…

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Kayaking at Anse Peniche

Island Getaways Seychelles

One minute I’m swimming past sunshine yellow banana rays, Phoebe the turtle and friendly black-tipped sharks, and the next I’m rescuing marooned honeymooners on Coco Island. A kayak rescue mission…

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St. Barts Aerial View By Comit du Tourisme de Saint Barth lemy

Island Getaways St Barths

A celebrity and jet-setter favourite, a yacht lovers’ dreamscape, this oh-so-chic volcanic isle lies in the far north-eastern Caribbean, surrounded by impossibly turquoise seas. Francophiles, St. Barths beckons with its…

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Hilton Conrad’s over water bungalows

Island Getaways Bora Bora

From hiking in lush mountains to snorkelling with sharks, it’s hard to get bored in Bora Bora. Whether you’re brave enough to swim with sharks and rays, or prefer to…

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Réunion’s coast as seen from the helicopter

Le Reunion Island: where the ocean meets the sky

From where I stood, I could see the horizon of the Indian Ocean seamlessly meet azure skies. Réunion Island was made of so many diverse elements and yet they smoothly…

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Sun deck at The St. Regis Langkawi

Sun kissed islands, Asia’s calling card

Palm trees and sea breeze? Check. Sand on your feet and the warmth of the sun on your skin? Check. An island experience always relaxes the soul and recharges the…

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