Beaches and surfing? Check. Luxury spas? You bet. Art, dance and colorful festivals? Absolutely. Abandoned airplanes too! These 15 things to see and do in Bali are as special as ever.
Is a beach a must? Do you want “affordable luxury” or a splurge? We review 14 of the best luxury hotels in Bali to suit your travel style.
Where to stay on Koh Tao in Thailand? We chose the beachfront Sensi Paradise Beach Resort. But we also checked out other bungalow and villa resorts on the island too. Take a peek!
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. There’s fab shopping too.
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.
Seminyak is Bali’s trendiest and most fashionable district, and villa rentals are popular here. We loved both The Kunja Villas 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.
We’ve stayed at many gorgeous Bali hotels. But with 3,000 sq. ft villas, a clifftop perch and a stunning birdcage lounge, Alila Villas Uluwatu may be the most luxurious hotel in Bali.
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.
The land of immortality – and gems. The golden land, for its pagodas and sunsets. Photos of Myanmar monks and our memories remind us of this special land.