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best luxury hotels in bali

Beach lover? Romantic? 12 Best luxury hotels in Bali for you

By Janice and George | October 6, 2018

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.

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Azura Quilalea

Make like a celebrity at Azura Quilalea Private Island Resort

By Janice and George | December 2, 2017

The private island resort of Azura Quilalea in Mozambique’s off-the-grid Quirimbas Archipelago wows with just 9 hand-crafted villas, colorful diving and a picture-perfect beach.

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Ibo Island Lodge

Ibo Island Lodge, Mozambique: A trip back in time to a forgotten place

By Janice and George | October 28, 2017

Mozambique’s Ibo Island Lodge simply oozes character; it’s a fab restored colonial mansion! Must-do: Breakfast on the sandbar under a Bedouin tent.

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Island Plantation Bocas del Toro

Treat yourself to the Bali-style Island Plantation on Bocas del Toro

By Janice and George | August 16, 2017

Romantic, a beautiful pool, eco-friendly, a cool beach club. Of course we loved our stay at the adults-only Island Plantation on Bocas del Toro, Panama!

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Kayumanis Bali

Kayumanis villas make a splash in Bali

By Janice and George | August 24, 2016

Kayumanis villa resorts in Bali spoiled us! Private pool, complimentary massages and airport transfers, afternoon tea – all included.

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One and Only Palmilla

One and Only Palmilla: There’s only one

By Janice and George | July 25, 2016

For years, we’ve lusted to know why the One & Only Palmilla is so special that Hollywood royalty flock to it in droves. Now after staying here, we know.

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egyptian feluccas

Egyptian feluccas – a romantic way to sail the Nile?

By Janice and George | May 12, 2016

Traditional wooden sailboats dating back to the days of the pharaohs, Egyptian feluccas aren’t comfy for multi-day cruises along the Nile. But they’re a must for a half-day sail in Aswan!

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most beautiful beaches in the world

10 of the prettiest beaches in the world

By Janice and George | March 2, 2016

Daydreaming of a beach with powder fine sand and limpid water to escape to? Check out 10 of the prettiest beaches in the world where we’ve left our footprints in the sand.

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romantic venice

Romantic Venice: How many ways can we say we love you?

By Janice and George | February 14, 2016

Ah, romantic Venice! Every day is Valentine’s Day when it comes to our love for you. No matter the tourists, we never tire of your canals, gondoliers, palaces – and that magical light.

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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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Tugu Bali review

Seeking Bliss in Bali: Hotel Tugu Bali

By Janice and George | December 17, 2015

Beauty in Bali? Hotel Tugu Bali houses a museum-worthy collection of Indonesian artifacts, like a 15-foot-high Garuda (sun bird king) in the lobby.

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Hotel Tugu Lombok review

Art? Antiques? Private pools? Hotel Tugu Lombok is gorgeous!

By Janice and George | October 29, 2015

Rescuing ancient temples, the “temple whisperer” turned his love for Indonesian art and antiques into the fab Hotel Tugu Lombok with private pools.

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Savoy Hotel Yangon

Where to stay in Yangon? The Savoy Hotel oozes colonial charm

By Janice and George | October 23, 2015

You’re forgiven if the Savoy Hotel takes you back to the days of the British Raj. With overhead fans, teakwood floors and antiques, this boutique hotel in Yangon, Myanmar, oozes colonial charm.

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photos of Baden-Baden

Snapshot Story #18: Baden-Baden in photos (a beautiful spa town!)

By Janice and George | October 6, 2015

Queen Victoria loved it. So did Brahms. Germany’s spa town, Baden-Baden, was the summer capital of Europe. And it’s still beautiful (think luxury, music and elegant spas).

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