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A private pool with a view of the Hong Kong Harbour? Yes, please!

Review of the InterContinental Hong Kong

Wow. Is all you can say when you walk into the huge living room complete with grand piano and double-height, floor-to-ceiling windows. And through the windows you can spy the room’s private, infinity-edge pool against the 180-degree uninterrupted backdrop of Hong Kong’s famous city skyline. This is the Presidential Suite at the InterContinental, and at […]

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Restaurant Review: Yan Toh Heen, Intercontinental Hong Kong

The newly renovated Yan Toh Heen is even more elegant and sophisticated than ever. And bear in mind that this cultural gem of a hotel restaurant is actually a one-star Michelin-rated venue – an accolade that it has enjoyed for five years in a row. Famed for its exquisite Cantonese food and not-so-shabby harbor view […]

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The Most Visited States in the United States by Foreign Travelers (2012)

Are you curious to know which states receive the most visitors? Well, here is a list of the top ten most visited states in the United States in 2012 by overseas travelers – excluding Mexico and Canada – as recognized by the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, and the reasons travelers think they’re so […]

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Cities with the World’s Best Looking Men (2013 Edition)

Well, it’s that time again. Last year we released our inaugural list of cities with the world’s most handsome men and our readers went crazy. This year’s ranking promises to be even better, as our travel writer has literally scoured the globe in search of the world’s best looking men. So without further ado, here […]

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Three Sydney Food Tour Experiences

Feasting in the Know – Grazing Adventure Long known for its thriving Asian community, it should come as little surprise that there are some truly authentic Asian eateries in Sydney. But finding the non-tourist trap venues that are off the beaten track is difficult unless you’re in contact with someone in the know. Well now […]

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A Weekend Getaway to Hunter Valley and its Vineyards

Known as “Wine Country,” Hunter Valley in New South Wales is the oldest wine region in Australia. Home to more than 150 wineries, travelers won’t be short of places to visit, and there’s plenty on offer too: private tastings, wine tours, gourmet food shops and more fine dining restaurants than you can shake a fork […]

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Sydney Harbour Bridge: The Climb of Your Life

Climbing up the side of a 134-metre bridge over eight lanes of busy traffic and choppy seas may sound like a scene from a Bond movie, but head to Sydney, Australia and you could find yourself in this exact scenario – and you’ll pay for it too. Over 2.75 million people have climbed Sydney Harbour […]

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Oh yeah, did we mention there's a rooftop pool? Well, there's a rooftop pool.

Visiting Sydney’s Top Spas

Australia is filled with notoriously laid-back folks, so it should come as no surprise that the country has some great spas. And it’s in Sydney where one will find the crème de la crème of pampering locations. So without further ado, here’s our selection of the very best day spas in Sydney. The Spa at […]

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