Magazine Issue #113

Qatar Airways review

Tried & Tested: Qatar Airways, Sydney to Doha

We review the comfort, service, entertainment, food, amenities and baggage on a Qatar Airways flight from Sydney to Doha.

Stamba Hotel, Georgia

Tried & Tested: Stamba Hotel, Georgia

A former Soviet-era printing house bow exudes industrial chic while tapping into Tbilisi’s contemporary hipster zeitgeist.

Bawah Reserve

Beyond Bawah: the eco-resort on its own private island

At Bawah Reserve in Indonesia’s South China Sea, luxury tourism helps Indonesia communities build sustainable livelihoods.

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.

New Caledonia: Kayaking through Blue River Provincial Park. Image: Terres de Lumière - NCTPS

Off-the-beaten-track adventures in New Caledonia

Although justifiably famous for its beautiful beaches and lagoons, New Caledonia also has an adventurous side, with everything from a vibrant culinary scene to a cracking countryside on offer.

Gliding lightly through the Arctic on Hurtigruten's MS Roald Amundsen cruise

Gliding lightly through the Arctic

Welcome to the new age of sustainable cruising, as we board Hurtigruten’s new polar expedition ship.

Raffles Istanbul review

Tried & Tested: Raffles, Istanbul

Turkey’s first Forbes Five-Star hotel, Raffles Istanbul is an art-filled oasis towering over Besiktas, the city’s most happening district.

Hawaii Culinary scene

Hawaii feast-o: a foodie hotspot

Beyond its surf and skyline, the Aloha state’s fast-developing foodie scene is placing Hawaii firmly on the culinary map of the Pacific.

African ocean safari: the Marine Big Five

An ocean safari to spot the Marine Big Five

All eyes on deck turn seawards during an ocean adventure to spot the Marine Big 5 off the Western Cape of South Africa.

Hawaiian Airlines review

Tried & Tested: Hawaiian Airlines Sydney to Honolulu

We review the comfort, service, entertainment, food, amenities and baggage for Hawaiian Airlines while flying from Sydney to Honolulu.

Cyclades Calling: Mykonos, Greece

Cyclades calling: the allure of Mykonos

The Greek island of Mykonos in the Cyclades group of islands has layers that are unveiled beyond its stunning shores, in the heart of its winding laneways.

Koks Restaurant tasting hut

Tried & Tested: Koks Restaurant, Faroe Islands

This unlikely two-starred Michelin restaurant on the edge of the North Atlantic ocean is a dining experience like no other.