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Restaurant: Sushi-Jiro Keppel Bay

Sushi Jiro@Keppel Bay is truly a hidden gem. Hidden also from view, in a leafy perch atop the Marina building at Keppel Bay – the millionaires yachting playground that fronts Sentosa Island, it has a loyal local following. Sushi Jiro is semi fine-dining Japanese Restaurant that is...

light sea dawn landscape

Overview: Tasmania, Australia

A journey to Tasmania is a rare chance to disconnect from stress and reconnect with the things that matter. About 40 percent of the island is protected as national parks, reserves and UNESCO World Heritage areas and, remarkably, these wild places are easily accessible. Hike the tallest...

Overview: Whitsundays, Queensland

The Whitsundays is made up of 74 island scattered along the beautiful tropical coast of Queensland, Australia. Right in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, a visit to The Whitsundays is a feast for the senses. The stunning natural landscapes of coast and islands are dotted with secluded...

Singapore Airlines Puts the Shine Back on the Big Apple

Singapore Airlines (SIA) returned to New York in early November, when it launched non-stop flights between Singapore and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). Services to Newark Airport were suspended at the onset of COVID-19. SIA will operate the Airbus A350-900 long-range...

Overview: Vanuatu

Composed of 83 spectacular islands, the archipelago of Vanuatu features an authentic and unique blend of breathtaking landscapes, rich culture and friendly locals. After just a short plane ride from Australia, travellers can explore everything the destination has to offer – from...

Very nice, Kazakhstan!

When the invitation to visit Kazakhstan was floated to me, I was intrigued. Bucolic images of stark deserts, mountainous vistas, wild horses and nomadic living came to mind. It was to be more than that, much to my pleasant surprise. Kazakhstan is the largest of the five ‘stans’, the other...

Hassle-free camping on North Stradbroke Island

Adder Rock Camping Ground | Photo by: Leonie Vandeven A nesting plover, expertly camouflaged amongst the leaf litter, gives me a sharp alarmed shrill, warning me I’ve over-stepped her invisible boundary as her mate flexes his wings in protest. I side-step automatically, apologising...

Overview: Port Douglas & Daintree, Australia

The tropical allure of Port Douglas goes beyond just the warm weather and sunshine. It is the uncrowded beaches lines with palm trees, the azures of the ocean scattered with colourful reefs.  A spectacular 67km scenic coastal drive north from Cairns, Port Douglas is a place to...

Overview: Sri Lanka

Endless beaches with rolling surf, timeless ruins rich in history and culture, welcoming people, amazing wildlife, unique experiences, and flavoursome food make Sri Lanka irresistible. A country that is moving forward quickly as more and more people discover its myriad charms however...

A Fairmont Fantasy

Travellers are spoilt for choice when it comes to accommodation options abroad, but nothing beats the experience of staying in an iconic Fairmont hotel where the timeless elegance of unique architecture blends seamlessly with uber modern facilities and surprise and delight elements you’ll...