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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What To Pack For a Ski Trip

What To Pack For a Ski Trip

I’ve been a skier now for seven years, but I remember feeling a bit out of my depth when I began packing for my first trip back in January 2011. I’d only ever been on sunshine holidays abroad, and my packing lists extended no further than pretty bikinis and summer dresses. Winter sports holidays were…

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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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