REVIEW: Spa Village Resort Tembok, Bali

REVIEW: Spa Village Resort Tembok, Bali

THE LOW-DOWN: Spa Village Resort Tembok is a luxurious 31-room resort in Singaraja, in northern Bali, far away from the hustle and bustle of Ubud and Seminyak. Despite being the second largest city on the island, the palm-tree-lined streets here are quiet and peaceful. The resort itself is also peppered with palm trees and has a…

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Stay: At the REAL Grand Budapest Hotel

Stay: At the REAL Grand Budapest Hotel

Dominating busy Erzsebet Korut in Pest, with its imposing exterior and stately entrance, Budapest’s Corinthia Hotel owns its historic place in this bustling city. Read on for my full review of the ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’… The beautiful exterior of the Corinthia Hotel Budapest FIRST IMPRESSIONS It’s said that the Corinthia – once called the Grand…

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REVIEW: Super-swanky Katamama Hotel, Bali

REVIEW: Super-swanky Katamama Hotel, Bali

WHY STAY? Tucked away behind the bustling streets of Seminyak – the grown-up neighbour to Bali’s party centre of Kuta, at the southern end the island – is where you’ll find Katamama. It’s a boutique hotel complete with 57 generously-sized suites, a 24-hour gym, an island-inspired spa; plus, a tropical garden, pool and open-air bar.…

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Mixing It Up: Mumbai’s Best Bars

Mixing It Up: Mumbai’s Best Bars

Singapore gave us the Singapore Sling, NYC is the birthplace of the New York Sour and London gave us The Collins, the popular gin-based tipple created by John Collins, a bartender who worked in Mayfair in the nineteenth century. But there’s a new hotspot on the cocktail scene: Mumbai. The city’s bartenders are shaking up a storm,…

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