Author: Sue Wallace

The Vienna Alps Hiking at Semmering

The Vienna Alps: Scenic adventures in Austria’s mountain wilderness

On the outskirts of the Austrian capital, the wild Vienna Alps has become a poster child for health, wellness and adventure.

Ultimate Australia bucket list

13 places in Australia that will wow you

Diverse, beautiful, feisty, laid back and serene – this is Australia, a country that never ceases to amaze, amuse, entertain and intrigue.

Helena Bay, New Zealand’s super lodge

New Zealand’s super lodge, Helena Bay nestled in the North Island’s north-east corner, took six years to complete but was well worth the wait.

Chahoya Spa by L’Occitane, Cable Beach Club, Broome

At Broome’s Cable Beach Resort, Chahoya Spa by L’Occitane is a peaceful sanctuary offering the finest pampering

Apurva Kempinski, Bali

Tried & Tested: Apurva Kempinski, Bali

This grand resort on the Nusa Dua cliff face exudes contemporary Javanese style. Everywhere you look holds surprises of the best kind.

Tried & Tested: The Library, Koh Samui

The introduction of two new villas creates a new chapter for The Library, a literary-themed resort on Chaweng Beach in Koh Samui, Thailand.

Tried & Tested: The Savoy, Melbourne

Tried & Tested: The Savoy, Melbourne

Since undergoing a multi-million-dollar refurbishment last year, the Savoy Hotel on Little Collins, is once again commanding attention.

Tried & Tested: Silversea's Silver Muse

Tried & Tested: Silversea’s Silver Muse

Silversea’s newest flagship, the sleek Silver Muse, lives up to all the hype – it’s ultra-luxurious, boasts striking artwork and has space galore.

Amatara Wellness Resort Thai Hammam review

Amatara Wellness Resort Thai Hammam review

Step into the world’s first Thai Hammam at Phuket’s award-winning Amatara Wellness Resort and it doesn’t take long to feel completely invigorated.

Ballintaggart Farm, Scotland review

Ballintaggart Farm, Scotland review

Located a 90-minute drive from Edinburgh and Glasgow, Ballintaggart Farm is a Scottish haven where you can relax and enjoy amazing dining with superb views.


Dream islands

Everyone should go to the Maldives at least once in their lifetime. Here’s a selection of properties to help you choose where to stay. By Sue Wallace.

Inside The Louvre Abu Dhabi

There’s something quite magical about walking under the enormous silver dome that appears to hover over the new Louvre Abu Dhabi. Dappled sunlight streams through eight layers of cladding that weighs 7500 tonnes, almost as much as the Eiffel Tower, creating a tapestry of 7850 stars that produce a striking ’rain of light’. Designed by… Read more »