The Royal Kamuela – Inside Archipelago’s new 5-Star Malaysian Getaway

One of the Middle East’s most respected hotel chains is breaking exciting new ground, with Indonesia’s Archipelago International announcing plans to open a spectacular, five-star resort in Malaysia. It’s big news in Malaysia and, listening […]

Hotel Review – The Strand Inn, Waterford, Ireland

On our recent Ireland Road Trip adventure we were keen to visit the ancient town of Waterford and visit a few of its historical highlights. While the city holds much charm we’re always drawn to […]

Life of luxury: 4 hotels that really give the wow factor

At some point, all of us have dared to consider what life would be like at one of the world’s finest hotels. But what actually makes a hotel the best? We have vague preconceived ideas […]

Hotel Review: Absolute Twin Sands Resort & Spa – Phuket

Phuket islands in Thailand is an eternally popular tourist destination which seems to be going from strength to strength. With a modern international airport, plenty of competing airlines and no end to the tourist attractions, […]

Hotel review: Novotel Phuket Surin Beach Resort

On a mission to explore more of Phuket in Thailand, our friends at oovotel invited us to experience some of their resort offerings on the island. Our first stop was the Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort […]

Hotel review: Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort And Spa

We recently returned to Phuket island on the west coast of Thailand to explore more of this popular holiday destination. We’ve been to Thailand many times but only once before to Phuket back in 2009. […]

Verandah resort spa in Antigua

Review: Verandah Resort & Spa in Antigua

After a smooth and easy flight to Antigua with British Airways the Elite Island Hopathon started with a fanfare! Well more like a man at a keyboard who welcomed us to Antigua as we walked […]

Visiting Bequia Island in St. Vincent & The Grenadines

SVG is made up of some 6000 lush tropical islands, most of them are inhabited and all of which are a great excuse to leave the main island of St. Vincent and explore. The next […]

Review: Oxford YHA Hostel

On our Great British road trip we’ve stayed at numerous hostels. Some big, some small, some tiny.  On average the smaller ones are usually the best value for money but this isn’t always the case. […]

Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland

A short stay in Portrush, Northern Ireland

The coast of northern Ireland is truly epic, is a sentence I’ve heard quite a few times. Finally it was time to check it out for myself. Our Great British Road Trip has taken us […]