Asia

Grande Sheraton Sukhumvit

Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit: A grand stay in Bangkok

By Janice and George | July 8, 2018

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.

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Gokyo Ri trek

Snapshot Story #28: Blessed by prayer flags on a Gokyo Ri trek

By Janice and George | May 19, 2018

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.

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Zazen Boutique Resort

Finding Zen at Zazen Boutique Resort & Spa in Koh Samui

By Janice and George | March 28, 2018

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!

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grand hyatt singapore

Grand Hyatt Singapore Review: An oasis of calm in the glitzy shopping city

By Janice and George | March 4, 2018

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.

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is Osaka worth visiting

Is Osaka worth visiting in Japan? What you’ll miss if you don’t go

By Tiffany Cu | August 24, 2017

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.

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tongsai bay review

Why You’ll Love This Koh Samui Luxury Resort: Tongsai Bay review

By Janice and George | December 17, 2016

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”!

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myanmar river cruise

Loving the land of temples on an exotic Myanmar river cruise

By Janice and George | October 21, 2016

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.

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Myanmar monks

Snapshot Story #20: Myanmar monks and memories

By Janice and George | October 15, 2016

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.

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fullerton bay hotel

Singapore’s Fullerton Bay Hotel: Stylish glamor in the Lion City

By Janice and George | October 8, 2016

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.

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Zhangjiajie Avatar mountains visit

4-day Zhangjiajie Avatar mountains experience for luxury lovers

By Agness Walewinder | September 2, 2016

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.

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best luxury hotels in bali

Beach lover? Romantic? 9 best luxury hotels in Bali to suit your style

By Janice and George | February 18, 2016

Is a beach a must? Do you want “affordable luxury” not a splurge? Are you a sucker for romance? Here are our detailed reviews of 9 best luxury hotels in Bali to suit your style.

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most luxurious hotel in bali - alila villas uluwatu

Is Alila Villas Uluwatu the most luxurious hotel in Bali?

By Janice and George | February 8, 2016

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.

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The amazing temples of Bagan – a photo safari

By Janice and George | February 1, 2016

Nothing can prepare you for the sight of the thousands of brick-red and honey-colored temples of Bagan in Myanmar, shimmering in the baking sun. The best way to see them is on a horse-and-buggy ride at sunset.

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top things to do in bali

Why all the buzz? The top things to do in Bali are as special as ever

By Janice and George | January 21, 2016

Beaches and surfing? Check. Luxury spas? You bet. Art, meditation, dance and colorful festivals? Absolutely! (Cheeky monkeys too!) The top things to do in Bali are as special as ever.

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