New Zealand
  • Luxe stays for a Mauritius escape

    Luxe stays for a Mauritius escape

    An Indian Ocean paradise with tropical palms, azure waters and magnificent mountains, Mauritius is utterly idyllic for an island getaway. Located off the coast of East Africa, this unique destination is also wonderful for couples wanting to escape the usual tourist traps. Inspired? Kick off your Mauritius escape with a stay at one of these fabulous hideaways…

  • 5 gorgeous Boracay Island escapes

    5 gorgeous Boracay Island escapes

    A cherished spot for tropical getaways, the Philippines' picturesque Boracay Island has reopened after a six-month rehabilitation period, tempting us to escape to its pristine beaches and clear waters. Thinking of rediscovering this gem? To celebrate its reopening, we've rounded up some of the island's most delightful hideaways...

  • A private hideaway in summery Seminyak

    A private hideaway in summery Seminyak

    Heading to the 'Island of the Gods' for the first time? Bali-regulars seeking a Seminyak-central escape that's still totally private? Just moments from the city's excitement, this fabulous retreat has all the makings for an unforgettable getaway. Discover Seminyak's hidden gem, Sienna Villas...

  • Australia's first urban resort opens in Brisbane

    Australia's first urban resort opens in Brisbane

    Time for a city escape? There's another reason to visit Queensland's sunny capital, following the opening of Australia's first urban resort in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley. Offering a stylish and relaxing retreat in one of the city's most exciting regions, the new Calile Hotel has plenty to inspire a weekend away.

  • Five-star luxury at InterContinental Samui

    Five-star luxury at InterContinental Samui

    We all have our idea of what makes a place special for those much-needed holidays. For some it might be returning to a favourite river, peaceful valley or rustic hinterland cabin to hibernate; for others, it’s the excitement of skiing down the slopes or climbing a mountain that gets the juices flowing. For me, it’s the lure of a tropical island. I love nothing more than the relaxed pace and the opportunity to slow down and recharge the batteries while wishing life was always this peaceful and comfortable.

  • Room for Two: The Tongsai Bay

    Room for Two: The Tongsai Bay

    As the story goes, it was “love at first sight” when Thai hotelier Khun Akorn Hoontrakul spotted this secluded cove from the sea in 1985. A chance meeting quickly became a full-blown romance when he purchased the land just one week later and starting dreaming up Samui’s first five-star luxury hotel, The Tongsai Bay. 

  • Vietnam’s 5 coolest hotel pools

    Vietnam’s 5 coolest hotel pools

    Say what you will about the opulence of a suite, the serenity of a spa and the magnetism of a bar — nothing shows off a hotel like a pool. With summer in full-swing in Vietnam, we’ve rounded up five of its coolest hotel pools for you to dive right into. From rooftop swimming holes to seemingly gravity-defying infinity pools, these beauties are made for days spent lazing by the water.

  • Byron foodie fave to open in Brisbane

    Byron foodie fave to open in Brisbane

    If you're a Queensland foodie that hasn't yet made the trip to Byron to visit Three Blue Ducks, life is about to get a whole lot sweeter for you. Crossing state borders, the famed Byron Bay eatery will open in the soon-to-be-launched W Brisbane this April.

  • A quick guide to Thailand's top honeymoon spots

    A quick guide to Thailand's top honeymoon spots

    It's no secret that Thailand is a cherished honeymoon hotspot. Thinking of visiting this fantastic destination but not sure exactly where to go? Take a peek at our guide to Thailand's top honeymoon spots...

  • Essential experiences for a Jimbaran getaway

    Essential experiences for a Jimbaran getaway

    If your dream Bali getaway involves visiting beautiful beaches, feasting on fresh seafood by the water and marvelling at majestic temples, Jimbaran (35 minutes south of Ngurah Rai International Airport) is an absolute must-visit.

  • 7 beautiful Nusa Dua resorts for honeymooners

    7 beautiful Nusa Dua resorts for honeymooners

    Whatever style of honeymoon or romantic getaway you're after, you'll find it in Bali. If you're looking for an escape away from the crowds, filled with nothing but chilling out and going for relaxing walks on the beach, the island's Nusa Dua region is the place for you. If you're looking for exciting watersports, foodie adventures or a little retail therapy, there's plenty of that in Nusa Dua too. However you choose to spend your time in this picturesque destination, top it all off with a stay at one of these luxe resorts…

  • A Foodie Escape in New Zealand's Hawke's Bay

    A Foodie Escape in New Zealand's Hawke's Bay

    It's no secret that New Zealand is hot on the travel radar right now, especially for foodie couples. One of the best regions to visit for culinary wonders is Hawke's Bay, a place where 180 kilometres of cycle trails wind through world-class wineries and charming farms, and past stunning coastline. Exploring it all on a leisurely cycle tour is an experience adventure-lovers and romantics alike won't soon forget, making for the ultimate New Zealand getaway. 

  • Room for Two: Sofitel Resort Nusa Dua, Bali

    Room for Two: Sofitel Resort Nusa Dua, Bali

    The luxury hotels lining the golden sands of Nusa Dua's beachfront sport more stars than the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Nowhere else will you find a collection of luxe hotel brands such as St Regis, Westin, Conrad, Laguna – a Luxury Collection Hotel, Grand Hyatt, Grand Aston, Chedi Sakala, Royal Santrian, Nikko and Melia sitting side- by-side: stunning beachfront property after stunning beachfront property.

  • Norfolk Island: The Island that Love Built

    Norfolk Island: The Island that Love Built

    Islands tend to have romantic pasts, but none more so than Norfolk. It's here, in this tiny isle, where a single ring sealed the bonds of forbidden love for history's famous Bounty mutineers, leading to an incredible fusion of cultures. Haven't yet heard the tale? Prepare to fall in love with the romance and sheer beauty of Norfolk Island.

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