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.


View from Dwarikas Resort of surrounding mountains
The Dwarikas Hotel Dhulikhel

Sprawling across a hillside, high above Dulikhel, on the eastern fringes of the Kathmandu Valley, the resort extends over 10 hectares and is instilled with exactly the sort of tranquility you’d hope for in a wellness retreat.

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The Dwarikas Hotel Kathmandu

Built around huge sunlit courtyards to emulate a palace from the 15th-17th centuries, the hotel is so full of intricately carved doorways, window frames and red brick/terracotta facades that, as I have an al fresco breakfast from Torun restaurant (named after a medieval door at the core of the property), it makes me feel as if I am enveloped in heritage.

River Villa Living Room
Hoi An’s most luxurious retreat to open

In the ancient and ever-enchanting town of Hoi An, where history whispers from every sun-dappled alley and vibrant marketplace, the Namia River Retreat is poised to redefine luxury.

M Moment Golden Era Tour with Luxury Buick Car
Hotel Review: Admiral Hotel manila – MGallery

The refurbished Admiral Hotel M Gallery Manila certainly makes the most of its lofty past. Built in 1939, the art deco structure was once Manila’s tallest building, a landmark for seafarers docking to Manila Bay and glittering golden-era hub for the Philippine capital’s elite.

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The Six Senses Kyoto opens

Six Senses has recently expanded its footprint with the opening of its first urban hotel in Japan – the Six Senses Kyoto.

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A Setouchi Sojourn: Reimagining Ozu

Walking down one of the narrow streets in the tiny Japanese castle town of Ozu is like stepping back in time. Traditional wooden minkas (folk houses) line either side, some abandoned but others hosting artisan stores, tea houses, and even a burger joint.

entering Minakuchi Shuzo - a local sake, gin and beer brewery in Matsuyama -(bottles of sake) tasting award winning sake
A Setouchi Sojourn

Our first day in Miyajima is like stepping onto a Japanese film set; the opening scene of a mythical, ancient story, with mist swirling, a vermillion Tori gate rising from the steel-coloured sea and light snow flurries falling intermittently on cue.

Komodo Dragon
Visit Komodo and see a real live dragon

Let’s embark on a jaunt to the Komodo National Park, during the illustrious Year of the Dragon. This Indonesian jewel, cradled in the bosom of East Nusa Tenggara, is not just a UNESCO World Heritage Site; it’s a veritable circus of nature’s grandest spectacles, where Komodo dragons, those prehistoric behemoths, reign supreme.

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Rip Curl Surf School in Bali

For over two decades, the Rip Curl School of Surf has been an integral part of Bali’s tourism tapestry, consistently exceeding expectations with comprehensive water sports packages.

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Social media travel with Kate Branch

In today’s digital age, where our lives are increasingly intertwined with screens, social media has undeniably transformed the way we experience and perceive travel. As a photographer and social media manager in the travel and hospitality industry, Kate has had a front-row seat to witness this remarkable evolution.

New York Grill at the Park Hyatt Tokyo
Park Hyatt Tokyo Lost in Translation

It’s not every day you can get a travel tip from Bill Murray so do take heed and book a night or two at the elegant Park Hyatt Tokyo which featured in Lost in Translation. Set on the top floors of the 52 storey Shinjuku Park Tower, you can imagine the eye popping views this special hotel offers.

Bhutan’s Royal Highland Festival

Bhutan’s Royal Highland Festival , which is held at 4,000m above sea level, aims to celebrate, promote and preserve the life and culture of the nomadic highland people of Bhutan, support their economy, exhibit the beauty and wonders of the highlands, and laud their resilience.