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.


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Soneva Fushi unveils Maldivian plant-based menu

Cleansing hibiscus kombucha, blue potato chips, and salted beetroots, and Crispy aubergine, with rouille, blue potatoes, prickly ash vinegar, amaranth, wild garden purslane, and sweet basil flower. Have you ever heard of anything so exotic? This delectable dish is on the Purple menu at Soneva Fushi the barefoot luxury resort in the Maldives’ Baa Atoll.

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Newcastle Welcomes Its First Five-Star Hotel – Crystalbrook Kingsley,

Newcastle’s hotly anticipated Crystalbrook Kingsley opens its doors on Wednesday, 9 June, bringing a new level of sustainable luxury to Australia’s seventh largest city and gateway to the Hunter Valley.

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Four Seasons Tented Camp launches luxury glamping in the Golden Triangle

Renowned for its lush bamboo jungles, adventurous trails and an away-from-it-all experience, the Golden Triangle brings together cultures and showcases the diversity of not just Thailand, but also its neighbours – Myanmar and Laos. With just a gurgling Ruak River to separate the borders, guests who “glamp” at the exclusive hillside accommodation at Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle have the ideal vantage point to explore the fascinating experiences put together by the Camp’s team of experts.

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One of Japan’s best secrets: the Seaside Town of Gamagori Onsen

Three of the best reasons why Gamagori Onsen is a perfect stop for your next (dare I say it?) overseas holiday.

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Luxury distancing in the Maldives

You may need to be handy with a bat or ball to be soaking up the Maldives at present but plan for 2022 when even couch potatoes may be able to luxuriate in the tepid azures of the Indian Ocean.

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A taste of resorts that celebrate Earth Day every day

Ahead of its time, Soneva Fushi banned plastic straws in 1998 and in 2008, they banned imported water, saving approximately 1.5 million plastic bottles since this time. Soneva Fushi recycles 90% of waste onsite through a robust waste management strategy combined with a focus on innovation.

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Private butler service & exclusive use of 137 Pillars House Bangkok

When the skies open to the new-look post-pandemic world, why not book a family reunion and enjoy exclusive use of the 137 Pillars House. When you book a minimum of 15 suites for three or more nights, you receive additional 15 suites for the same price giving you free run on the hotel.

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The Festival of the Demon Roof Tiles

From matcha tea farms to roof tiles that ward off evil, samurai history and Japan’s best knives, Aichi Prefecture might just literally have it all.

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Release your inner sleuth

Raffles Hotel Singapore are launching ‘The Curious Case of the Missing Peranakan Treasure’. This detective whodunnit is the first-of-its-kind virtual interactive play set against the backdrop of Raffles Hotel.

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Plan your 2022 with the ultimate driving luxury

Aman Driving Journeys, offer the ultimate personalised self-drive road trips. The new bespoke journeys provide the opportunity for guests to drive impeccable sportscars, SUVs or classic vehicles on supported three to five-day trips using Aman’s locations as a base.

Learn the Japanese ‘Art of Welcoming’ and the Ways of the Ryokan with the Ryokan Collection

Japanese people are known across the globe for their omotenashi. In its simplest form, omotenashi means Japanese hospitality.

Five New Year Destinations You May Not Have Considered

Let’s face it. New Year is the world biggest party. Bring in the New Year with our top five destinations you’ve never thought of.