Tried & Tested

Q&A with Keith W. Sproule from Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy

Q&A with Keith W. Sproule from Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy

Read about the work of the AKP team who are dedicated to positively impacting lives and livelihoods in the communities where we travel. Plus Keith shares his opinions on overtourism and responsible travel.

Aston Waikiki Beach Tower

Tried & Tested: Aston Waikiki Beach Tower, Hawaii

The newly renovated property located across from Waikiki Beach is ideal for families and couples wanting a Hawaiian getaway.

Zagame's House Carlton, Melbourne

Tried & Tested: Zagame’s House in Carlton, Melbourne

Thoughtful inclusions make all the difference at Melbourne’s quirky new boutique hotel. It almost seems like no idea was too out there.

Southern Ocean Lodge in Kangaroo Island, South Australia

The potion in the ocean

Off the coast of South Australia sits one of the country’s finest lodges with a focus on wildlife and sustainability running through its core.

Rosewood Hong Kong: Grand Harbour View room

Tried & Tested: Rosewood Hotel, Hong Kong

You’re going yo want to pack your best outfits when you stay at the new design-driven Kowloon waterfront hotel in Hong Kong.

The Nutcracker High Tea at InterContinental Sydney

The Nutcracker High Tea at InterContinental Sydney is as sweet as it sounds

You don’t have to be attending the ballet to take advantage of this ballet-themed culinary experience. And the little ones will love it.

Elysian Retreat Long Island

Tried & Tested: Elysian Retreat, Long Island, Whitsundays

This new eco-focused retreat in the Great Barrier Reef is all about sustainability and will have you feeling completely relaxed.

Chad Carey, Co-founder of Chimu Adventures

Meet Chad Carey, co-founder of Chimu Adventures

In our Q&A, Chad touches on the most popular tour itineraries, the impact of tourism and what defines an ‘adventure traveller’.

Mandarin Oriental, London Hotel

Tried & Tested: Mandarin Oriental, London

This newly refurbished hotel that looks over London’s Hyde Park and Knightsbridge offers understated glamour and Michelin-starred cuisine.

Dining in a sea cave: Is it worth it? (Grotta Palazzese)

Dining in a sea cave: what’s it like and is it worth it?

Grotta Palazzese restaurant is becoming one of the most sought after and extravagant ways to dine in Italy. We find out if the experience is worth the hefty cost.

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa - Sound therapy session

Tried & Tested: One&Only Wolgan Valley Spa, Blue Mountains

The 60-minute ‘The Power of Sound’ therapy session is said to be the equivalent to two hours of deep sleep.

Tried & Tested: Le Grand Cafe, Paris

Tried & Tested: Le Grand Café, Paris

At Paris’ new Fauchon Hotel, Le Grand Café dishes up food that is almost as pretty as its interior design.