Jack James

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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.

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Robot pets at Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo

The Hyatt Centric Ginza lobby is set on the fourth floor with a wonderful library that features dark wood and deep copper tones, a Space Invaders machine, and a retro Pacman giving off a hipster-style vibe.

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A bird’s eye view of Tokyo

As I take the lift up the 247 metre tall skyscraper which houses the Andaz Tokyo, I’m glad I’m not a bird. No need to flap my wings as the lift is far more effortless.

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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.

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Light up your life at The Star Grand, Gold Coast

The Star Grand has increased its razzle dazzle after $75 million was spent on a major face lift of this iconic hotel.

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Sofitel Brisbane – fit for Louis XIV

The Sofitel Brisbane can please all the world, well at least 416 guests at once while lording it up in one of their most elegant rooms or suites.

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Elysian retreat fields are always greener

Barefoot luxury and balmy days await after you alight your private helicopter at Elysian Retreat, an exclusive Whitsunday island resort.

Is this the world’s best pool? The Sheraton Grand Mirage Port Douglas

The Sheraton Grand Mirage Port Douglas sparkles like the many stars that have stayed there since Christopher Skase built the luxury resort in the eighties.

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The Reef House in Palm Cove an adults-only retreat

It’s not often you get something for free, especially at a divine five-star resort. Yet at the Reef House Palm Cove there’s a huge array of gratis activities on offer that will tempt you away from the beach or out of bed early.