Our Japan Itinerary

This is our 9 day itinerary for Japan in the Summer season in Kyoto, Tokyo and Yamanashi (Mt Fuji area) for first timers.

Glamping Review: Sierra Escape, Dulili Tent in Mudgee

Sierra Escape is an “award winning Luxury Eco Glamping experience” created for those looking to escape the busy city life for the rolling hills of the countryside of NSW.

This January, Will and I had the pleasure of staying at Sierra Escape in their Dulili Tent in the Mudgee Region of NSW for 3 days and 2 nights.

Hotel Review: Papaya Playa Project, Tulum, Mexico

If you’re looking for somewhere with unique and eco-friendly accomodation along the hippy-chic coastline of Tulum then Papaya Playa Project pretty much has it all. Keep reading for our hotel review on the two rooms that we experienced during our stay at this hotel in July 2019.

Where to stay in Sydney, Australia

Being a Sydney-sider myself, I get asked for recommendations on where to stay in Sydney all the time, but each Sydney location has its own perks and it all comes down to what’s best suited to your travel style and the sights you want to see.

Hotel Review: Mandarin Oriental, Singapore

The Mandarin Oriental is a luxury hotel located in the heart of Marina Bay Sands. Keep reading to see our hotel review of the Mandarin Oriental based on our 3 night stay here in July 2019 in the Club Ocean View Room.

Hotel Review: The James Hotel NoMad, Manhattan, New York

The James Hotel – NoMad is a historic building off 29th Street in Manhattan. It’s central to all the main landmarks (e.g Flatiron, Empire State Building, Top of the Rock NYC) and is perfect for couples, families as well as business travellers.

Hotel Review: Sandals Emerald Bay, Great Exumas, Bahamas

Quick Summary 5 Star Beachfront Resort All-inclusive and optional Butler Suitable for couples Unlimited fine dining at 11 restaurants 6 bars including swim-up bars 3 swimming pools including adults only pool Unlimited watersports and landsports Roundtrip airport transfers Suitable for couples All tips and taxes included in all-inclusive rate Background Information We’ve been dreaming of…

Hotel Review: Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi

Quick Summary Luxury beachfront resort with private beach Eco-conscious hotel with modern interiors Located on the best part of Saadiyat Beach which is absolutely pristine Suitable hotel for couples and families 3 pools, 7 restaurant and bars 293 rooms, suites and villas Gym, spa, tennis court, water sports and golf course Kids and Teens club…

Hotel Review: HOSHINOYA Kyoto

In the 17th century, tycoon Suminokura Ryoi built an incredible mansion by the Oi River to revel in the unique surroundings of Arashiyama. 100 years ago, this estate was transformed into an inn and today it remains as the site of HOSHINOYA Kyoto, an other-worldly riverside retreat. Keep reading for our review of our 3…

Hotel Review: Andaz Tokyo, Toranomon Hills, Japan

Where to stay in Tokyo, Japan: Andaz Tokyo Hotel Andaz Tokyo is 5 Star Luxury Boutique Hotel owned by Hyatt, located in the top 6 floors of the Toranomon Hills skyscraper. When we first read about the hotel, the New York Times described it as ‘hitting every mark with ease”, so with an upcoming trip…

Hotel Review: Hotel ICON – Kowloon, Hong Kong

Tsim Sha Tsui is the cultural centre of Hong Kong known for it’s vibrant nightlife where you can find everything from street vendors to luxury malls.  This eclectic mix of city and street was exactly what we wanted to see during our time in Hong Kong, so we chose the hotel that was in the…

Hotel Review: Hotel Realm – Canberra, Australia

There’s so much more to Australia’s capital city than just parliament house and an annual flower festival. Canberra is home to so much history, gourmet food, monuments and trendy hotels like Hotel Realm. Where to stay in Canberra: Hotel Realm Hotel Realm is Canberra’s newly renovated 5 star luxury hotel located minutes away from the…