There are 195 sovereign nations in the world and in each of these there is so much to discover from urban to regional stays and a myriad of cultures throughout. We will bring you the best of each destination in our editorials.

There are 195 sovereign nations in the world and in each of these there is so much to discover from urban to regional stays and a myriad of cultures throughout. We will bring you the best of each destination in our editorials.


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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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The world’s first luxury high polar exploration vessel launches 2022 Arctic journeys

Departing from Spitsbergen, Le Commandant Charcot will be sailing amidst spectacular scenery, ideal for observing the rich diversity of wildlife to the pack ice. A slow yet determined journey will forge to the very heart of this mystical world of extreme cold arriving at the planet’s northernmost point.

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Five of Australia’s best winter luxury hotels with fire pits

The first day of winter is creeping up. With European summer off the cards, it’s time to embrace the cooler temps and plan a holiday to places with worthy outdoor fire pits. Here’s five of the best.

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Park Hyatt Auckland launches NZ’s largest suite

The Park Hyatt Auckland, is launching a brand new collection of suites. On the top floor, the Presidential suite enjoys sweeping views from floor-to- ceiling windows of Waitematā Harbour with a birds eye view of Westhaven, Auckland’s harbour bridge and across the cityscape to the Sky Tower.

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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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Whale Trails of NSW

From May to November, thousands of whales migrate along the New South Wales coast as they make their way from Antarctica to the South Pacific and back again. From the Tweed to Sydney and all the way to Eden, New South Wales offers a multitude of sea and land-based options to observe the traffic on the ‘Humpback Highway’.

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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.

Amangiri’s stairway to heaven

Amanresorts have launched an incredibly exciting venture for thrill seekers this year. It is the 120 step stairway offering incredible views of the wilderness and desert landscapes of Canyon Point in Utah. Although it might take more than 40 days and 40 nights and a few extra miracles for Australians to be able to access this instagrammable scenery but it’s a place I would definite head to when the borders open

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Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour

Bowties and black dresses were dusted off after months in the COVID cupboard for an array of the all powerful at the opening of the Handa sponsored La Traviata on the Harbour. After the fury of the floods, it was looking more like the wellies coming out of the wardrobes of the Sydney set. However the stars twinkled and the rain had dissipated to some other city.

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Dust off the passport – NZ is open for luxury

New Zealand has some of the most refined global accommodation from divine lodges to glam hotels. Today we are listing some of the best and most private villas. So for up to a mere $NZ34,000 per night, you can be breathing some international air and lushing it up in your own private villa. Many offer additional services such as private chefs, local guides and knowledgeable staff to immerse you into New Zealand’s best authentic luxury experiences.