Tried & Tested

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.

Soho House Amsterdam

Tried & Tested: Soho House Amsterdam

Set over six stories, the house gives off art deco and heritage impressions while contemporising it to appeal to Amsterdam’s cool scene.

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.

Andre Eikmeier founder of The Good Emporium

Meet Andre Eikmeier, founder of The Good Empire

Andre Eikmeier is an advocate for sustainable living and making changes that are good for the world, facilitated through his platform The Good Empire.

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.

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.

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.

Seabird at The Hoxton Southwark, London

Tried & Tested: The Hoxton Southwark, London

The Hoxton brand has continued its streak of opening exceptionally cool hotels in exceptionally cool locations with the latest being Southwark, London.

Grand Hotel Tremezzo

Tried & Tested: Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Lake Como

Offering panoramic views of Italy’s prettiest lake, this five-star hotel balances glamour with contemporary luxuries and seamless service.

Hotel Chadstone Melbourne

Tried & Tested: Hotel Chadstone Melbourne

The five-star hotel alongside Chadstone – The Fashion Capital brings a new meaning to the concept of ‘shop ’til you drop’.

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.