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  • 72 Hours in Bangkok – DINKS style

    The Infinity Pool, overlooking Bangkok, Sofitel So Bangkok

    This post is for all those DINKS (Double Income No Kids) out there planning to hit up Bangkok. With 2 children under 2 years of age, at times I envy you. Especially when in

  • Croatia – Sun, Wine and Cheese!!

    When my wife and I travel to Europe we each get to decide on a place that we haven’t visited before. This trip, September 2015, my wife chose Croatia. The trip was also going

  • Nahm Restaurant Bangkok – Voted number 1 restaurant in Asia

    Beef, tripe and coriander soup

    In late February 2014 Nahm was voted the number 1 restaurant in Asia. Although the list of top restaurants is subjective it is without a doubt a fantastic achievement for Aussie Chef, David Thompson.

  • Hola Barcelona!!!!!!

    Fruit Juices at La Boqueria

    Having come from Morocco it was a relief to land at Barcelona Airport. One of the first things I noticed was how good looking the people were, both men and women, eye candy for

  • The Moroccan Experience

    Moroccan style!!

    I’ve had 7 months to reflect back on my 4 days in Morocco and although initially I was a little overwhelmed and slightly disappointed that I decided to go to Morocco I now have

  • Emirates – The Business Class Experience

    Emirates Food

    Try this on for size – business class return flights from Perth to Glasgow with Emirates, a close friend’s wedding in a kilt, reaching the top of the world at Burj Kalifa, dune bashing

  • Happy New Year!!!!

    Sierra Leone Beach

    Happy New Year everyone! I wish you all a healthy and successful 2014 and may it bring you some amazing travel experiences. Reflecting back, 2013 was a busy year for me, ticking off 2

  • Is Cumulus Inc. the best restaurant in Melbourne?

    In my opinion it is and this is why…. I had been wanting to visit Cumulus Inc for sometime now after a friend had recommended it to me. I decided to have a Saturday lunch there

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Sofitel So Singapore – SOOOOO Boutique!!!

January 31, 2018 • ,

Having previously visited Singapore on several occasions I have found it to be too expensive, too sterile and lacking heart, the polar opposite to Bangkok which is one of my favourite cities in the

Sofitel Still Soooooo Amazing

January 6, 2017 • , ,
The Infinity Pool, overlooking Bangkok, Sofitel So Bangkok

When it comes to hotels in Bangkok I really don’t think you can go past Sofitel So. Rooms generally are around $200-$250 per night depending on the season. This was our 4th, and even

Nothing “Standard” about this place

December 24, 2015 • , ,

The 5-10 minute trek over the railway lines from the Perth CBD to Roe Street, Northbridge where you will find The Standard is well worth it. This casual relaxed bar/restaurant has a summery feel to

Relax, Sit Back and Enjoy the View – Pullman Arcadia Delivers

November 26, 2015 • , ,

The Check-In….. was smooth and efficient and we were greeted with welcome drinks and shown to our Seaview Deluxe Room. Our Room (337)…. The first thing that hits you in the face is the amazing view over

Bangkok Sofitel SOOOOO Good

May 23, 2014 • , ,
The Infinity Pool, overlooking Bangkok, Sofitel So Bangkok

I usually stay at the Pullman King Power when in Bangkok but as friends had already booked Sofitel So, I decided to join them and I wasn’t disappointed. The Reservation… Being an Accor member I booked

Sheraton Hua Hin – Total Luxury and Splendor!!!

January 10, 2014 • , ,
Sheraton Hua Hin Resort and Spa

I have visited the Sheraton Hua Hin Resort and Spa twice and it has never disappointed. I can understand some people not being happy about the location as it is approx.10 minutes from the

The Jury Is Out!! – Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre

January 10, 2014 •
Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre

It can be quite difficult to assess a hotel in Dubai during Ramadan as restaurants and some services are closed/unavailable during the day. The Check In… Pretty smooth with no welcome drink on arrival, you

Teething Problems!!!!!!!!! – Sofitel The Palm

January 4, 2014 •
Sofitel The Palm

Sofitel The Palm opened in July 2013 and our stay was in August, a month after it opened. I was extremely excited to not only stay on the Palm but at a brand new

Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur – A great place to start or finish a holiday!!

October 10, 2013 •
Shangri La Kuala Lumpur

The Check In… We could have picked a worse time of day to check in, 1:30 peak hour, as soon as the check in staff identified that we had booked Horizon Club we were taken

Indigo Pearl – A jewel in Phuket’s crown

October 9, 2013 •
Indigo Pearl

The reservation: I purchased a Scoopon Deal for Indigo Pearl and the reservation process was simple. They were extremely efficient in replying to my reservation request. I had to unfortunately cancel my original reservation date