Category: Short Breaks

Selong Belanak

Southern Lombok – spectacular beaches, great food & jaw-dropping sunsets

If you fancy yourself someone who travels to explore the world, learn about different cultures, or be  genuinely astounded, taking the same vacation year-in and year-out misses the mark. Swap…

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The ancient Bulguksa temple shines in the forests of Gyeongju, By Isarint Sangmanee

Splendid weekend getaways in South Korea

A cultural concoction, murmuring metropolis, or the polished face of Korea’s modernity; Seoul can be described exclusively in superlatives. 7 exciting weekend destinations in South Korea Discover four exciting urban,…

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Repose under the hammock at Waldorf Astoria

Maldives – paradise of the modern world

Ten of the most recent luxury resorts in the Maldives, each bearing a unique flavour and all the goodness the country has to offer. 10 luxury resorts in Maldives Luminous…

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Penang's heritage

Eclectic electric blue in Penang

Nanyang industrialist Cheong FattTze began his life humbly as a water carrier—the gracious inspiration behind Penang’s The Blue Mansion. Penang’s George Town is where one finds Malaysia’s Art Nouveau Cheong…

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Peak period of autumn season for this wonderful road in Japan. There are beautiful fall foliage view in Tohok, by OttoPhoto

Witnessing Autumn’s embrace in Japan’s Sendai

At Jozenji-dori, rows of magnificent maple trees with branches extending to each other transform into golden canopies at the kiss of autumn. Miyagi Prefecture’s bustling capital becomes a colourful landscape…

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Discover a world of wellness in The Spa at Four Seasons Hangzhou at West Lake this autumn with its new spa visiting wellness master - Shi Xing Mi (Walter Gjergja)

Shaolin meets spa at Four Seasons Hangzhou

The mythical lake, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, slithers two miles through the heart of the province, majestically encased in the bosom of grand mountains. Rejuvenate under a master’s hand…

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TPS Sitting Sala

Improve your golf game through holistic treatments

After six months of renovation works, Thailand’s renowned wellness retreat ChivaSom has reopened its doors to wellness seekers from around the world, boasting freshly updated facilities and an all-new specialist…

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INK 360 bar at Intercontinental Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Indulge in bespoke cocktails in a nautical-themed skybar

The freshly opened Intercontinental Phu Quoc in Vietnam now has another claim to fame - it’s home to the highest bar on the island, a dramatic, avant-garde nightspot styled after…

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The spacious Lagoon Suite offers great privacy if you’re traveling with family

Relive the time of emperors and dynasties

Scholars have waxed lyrical about Hangzhou’s West Lake for centuries, and with good reason. There are few landmarks in China that have received the kind of adoration and acclaim from…

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Makepeace Island's uniqueness doesn't just come from its name, but its elegant, natural shape

What is it with Richard Branson and private islands?

With a name like ‘Makepeace Island’, you can be sure that tranquillity and good vibes are the only thing you’ll be feeling on Richard Branson’s private island in Australia’s (also…

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