Is a beach a must? Do you want “affordable luxury” or a splurge? We review 12 of the best luxury hotels in Bali to suit your travel style.
Got a crush for ancient temples and cities? Crave exploring tea plantations and wildlife reserves? Then you’ll love these 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka.
If you love to shop, you’ll love Bangkok and the Grande Sheraton Sukhumvit. It’s smack-dab in Bangkok’s luxury shopping hub; it also boasts a fab pool in a lush resort-like setting.
Once a small village, Seminyak is Bali’s trendiest and most fashionable district. Villa rentals are popular here. We stayed at both The Kunja Villas & Spa and The One Villas. Great perks!
The less-traveled trekking route to see Mount Everest is Gokyo Ri. The views are astounding. And atop the peak, Tibetan prayer flags release countless prayers into the wind.
Couples who like stylish boutique hotels and want a peaceful beach getaway will feel at home at Zazen Boutique Resort & Spa. The spa offers great Thai massages too!
The Grand Hyatt Singapore places you smack-dab in the midst of Orchard Road’s shopping; when you’ve exhausted your credit cards, cool off in the rooftop pool.
Is Osaka worth visiting in Japan? Yes! It’s known as the Nation’s Kitchen (you’ll love the sushi). The puppet theater is unique. Fab shops too.
Scuba diving in coral gardens, idyllic beach forays and, oh my, Komodo dragons! Cruising Indonesia aboard the luxurious “Alila Purnama” comes with a dash of adventure. Sign us up!
For Thai-style coddling in beachfront suites or private pool villas, you can’t beat Tongsai Bay on Koh Samui. A beautiful private beach! Their famous “fruit lady”!
From a cheroot-making shop to gilded stupas, this Ayeyarwady River cruise on the deluxe “Belmond Orcaella” immerses you in exotic Myanmar. Ox-cart rides (bouncy!) are a bonus.
It’s a “wow” experience inside Singapore’s Fullerton Bay Hotel. Built over water, the hotel has gob-smacking city views. A rooftop pool and heritage brasserie add to its pizzazz.
Our guest contributor has lived in China off and on since 2011. She shares her travel tips for visiting the fairytale Zhangjiajie “Avatar mountains” in luxury.