Six Senses Bhutan: Welcome to the Kingdom of Happiness

Famous for its Gross National Happiness (GNH) – a philosophy that guides the government of Bhutan – Six Senses, one of the world’s leading operators…

Grand Hotel Europe

Essentials checks into Saint Petersburg’s oldest restaurant, L’Europe at the Tsarist-era Grand Hotel Europe, to relive its golden heritage and sample some of the finest…

The Great Lake-off: Lake Como, Italy vs. Lake Ohrid, Macedonia

As Australian travellers return from their European summer sojourns, it’s a sure bet that Italy’s Lake Como is trending on Instagram feeds. A snap from…

Singapore Warehouse Conversion

In Singapore, conservation goes two ways. One, you get the heritage geeks who insist on salvaging every last crumbling brick, decorative tile and rusty wrought…

World Traveller: Cugó Gran Maċina Grand Harbour, Malta

Design Hotels represents and markets a hand-selected collection of privately owned and operated hotels in hundreds of destinations around the globe. Each is a wholly…

World Traveller: Keeper of Customs – Alila Fort Bishangarh

In a classic role reversal, an Indian fortress built to guard against threats from outside now welcomes travellers from faraway lands to experience Rajasthan’s hospitality,…

Island time – Six Senses Fiji

With sparkling, turquoise waters and white-sand beaches, Malolo Island is the classic daydream holiday. The Mamanuca archipelago has long been a sunny playground for winter-white…

Maldives: SKY Overwater Observatory

Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas (Kihavah Huravalhi Island) have just launched SKY, an exclusive over-water observatory, cocktail bar and panorama lounge perched over the island lagoon,…

LUX* Maldives: Foodie’s Choice

Foodies take note, if you’ve ever been on a tropical island holiday only to find your food and wine choices extremely limited, we have your…

Greenwich Hotel, NYC

Celebrity Skin: Living it up at the Greenwich Hotel, Varia Karipoff takes a bite of the Big Apple.  There are some truths you won’t know about…