Asia is the largest of the five continents with fifty countries. The largest is Russia and the second largest is China with the Maldives being the smallest independent state.

Asia is the largest of the five continents with fifty countries. The largest is Russia and the second largest is China with the Maldives being the smallest independent state.


Shinta Mani Wild Tents
Opulent Cambodia with WOW factor

As Cambodia re-opens for global tourism, Shinta Mani Hotels have rebranded their boutique luxury properties in Siem Reap.

Andaz Tokyo Andaz Bay Suite with model
The best hotels in Tokyo

Think steamy onsens, shopping in Ginza, matcha matcha matcha, shrines, and culinary offerings. Tokyo is a destination that really is like no other so for a lavish stay in this futuristic city, try one of our favourite hotels.

Escape from Tokyo at The Ritz-Carlton, Nikko

Morning light shows off the nature of Nikko from our balcony at the Ritz Carlton which looks directly across at the scenic Lake Chuzenji.

nattu adnan unsplash Surfing in the Maldives
Surfing in the Maldives

Whilst the Maldives is famed for its crystal-clear waters and bright-white beaches, active guests find Kuda Villingili ( in the North Male Atol is one of the best located in the Maldives for beginner and seasoned surfers alike.

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COMO Maldives launches 2023 journeys

COMO Maldives is launching new 2023 COMO Journeys, a collection of one-off retreats and events, enabling guests to learn a new skill or deepen an existing practice under the watchful eye of leading professionals and experts in their field

St Regis Goa Beach Deck Beds
Green Initiatives at St Regis Goa

Famed for its palm-fringed tropical beaches, historic Portuguese-era architecture and distinctive culture, the St Regis Goa’s lush green spaces are a nod to its commitment to preserve nature’s abounding gifts.

HOSHINOYA Kyoto Luxury hanami Spring entrance
Sakura, sake and spring with Hoshino Resorts

The first cherry blossom season open to international tourists post-Covid  starts on March 22, this year.

Hoshino Resorts has hotels and traditional “ryokan” inns for those wanting to experience Japan in its most colourful season.

HOSHINOYA Kyoto Boat Check in Autumn
Journey to Kyoto with Quay’s Peter Gilmore

An insider’s guide to Kyoto awaits with your hosts Jane Lawson of Zenbu Tours and Executive Chef Peter Gilmore of Quay and Bennelong restaurants.

Gora Kadan
Top luxury ryokan stays in Japan

The film, Shotgun Wedding, was shot at the exclusive ÀNI Dominican Republic, and tells the story of Darcy (Jennifer Lopez) and Tom (Josh Duhamel), as they gather their lovable, albeit very opinionated families for the ultimate destination wedding.

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The launch of the fireflies at Buahan, Bali

Buahan, a Banyan Tree Escape launches Lentera Bumi – the first and only resort-based conservatory dedicated to supporting and restoring local firefly populations in Bali.

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Respendent Ceylon launches two new Sri Lankan properties

Along Sri Lanka’s picturesque coast, Reverie has opened two boutique properties. Kayaam House in Tangalle will open in January 2023, and Ahu Bay in Ahungalla in February 2023.

Pimalai Spa
Koh Lanta: a splash of luxury on Thailand’s Hideaway Island

Blissfully underdeveloped and with some of the best beaches in the region, the verdant island of Koh Lanta remains a haven for nature lovers and travellers. Travel journalist, Roderick Eime, sampled some of the island’s charm.