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Hong Kong – The Gourmet’s Guide

Hong Kong – The Gourmet’s Guide

There is no place quite like Hong Kong. This eastern oasis boasts a remarkable density of restaurants, ranging from little known hole-in-the-wall jewels to top Michelin-starred establishments where reservations must be made weeks in advance. Hong Kong’s unique position as an independently governed city-state within China has allowed it to develop a distinct culture, cuisine, … More

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24 Hours in Laos

24 Hours in Laos

Laos, a country entirely enclosed by land, is gaining popularity as a tourist destination in Asia. It is surrounded by other travel hotspots like Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and China. Its close proximity to these countries is a major reason why most travellers include Laos in their itineraries. Why settle for one or two stops … More

Weekly Travel Q&A: L.A. Star Search

Weekly Travel Q&A: L.A. Star Search

I’m going to Los Angeles with my boyfriend next month and I want to see some stars! Call me celebrity-obsessed but what would a trip to L.A. be without at least one decent sighting? I’m not into the tacky tours of gated celeb homes so spare me that – I just want to know where … More

2011 Canberra Floriade Primer

2011 Canberra Floriade Primer

Can you say flower power? The Canberra Floriade is one of the premier Spring flings on the planet, let alone in Australia. The annual event signals the end of winter like no other festival Down Under and transforms Canberra and the ACT into a burst of furious colour. With less than two months left until … More

2011 HotelClub Awards: United Kingdom and Ireland

2011 HotelClub Awards: United Kingdom and Ireland

The HotelClub Hotel Awards accents and underlines hospitality excellence wherever it may shine. Not content to doff caps for the usual, telltale milestones of comfort and luxury, such as sheet thread counts, pillow menus, lobby décor, rooftop bar scene and room service, the laurels often come with a twist. The 2011 United Kingdom and Ireland … More

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Central Park

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Central Park

Think you know Central Park? Take the test and see how your knowledge of New York City’s most popular attraction stacks up.

Best Hotel Pools in London

Best Hotel Pools in London

If you want to unplug in London and tune out the din of the city for a spell, you have options. One reliable way to destress is to take a dip. With that, check out the ten best hotel pools in The Big Smoke.