Hotels

Wildlife Retreat at Taronga, Sydney

Tried & Tested: Wildlife Retreat at Taronga, Sydney

This new luxury conservation-focussed retreat allows guests to sleep amongst wildlife on the shores of Sydney harbour.

Tried & Tested: The Fantauzzo, Brisbane

Tried & Tested: The Fantauzzo, Brisbane

The Fantauzzo Hotel, an Art Series Hotel, offers a fresh, chic and art-filled accommodation option in Brisbane’s hot new Howard Smith Wharves precinct.

Tried & Tested: The Fife Arms Hotel, Scotland

Tried & Tested: The Fife Arms hotel, Scotland

The Fife Arms hotel in Braemar, Scotland is a former Victorian inn that’s entered a new art-driven era after a three-year renovation.

Tried & Tested: Moxy Chelsea, NYC

Tried & Tested: Moxy Chelsea, NYC

Incredible views and greenery at every turn make the modern, stylish and comfortable Moxy Chelsea hotel a great option in the Big Apple.

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: AWASI Atacama, Chile

Tried & Tested: AWASI Atacama, Chile

AWASI Atacama, Chile has the spirit of a true oasis with its fire pits and swimming pool and superb mix of international and Andean cuisine. 

One&Only Wolgan Valley: a winter and wildlife weekend

One&Only Wolgan Valley: a winter and wildlife weekend

I’m a guest at the ultra-premium rural retreat, Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley in NSW, where Australian wildlife and luxury amenities abound.

Tried & Tested: Paramount House Hotel, Sydney

Tried & Tested: Paramount House Hotel, Sydney

Paramount House Hotel has an approach that ditches traditional modes of guest interaction in favour of something that’s far more personable.

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: Shinta Mani Angkor, Cambodia

Tried & Tested: Shinta Mani Angkor, Cambodia

Shinta Mani Angkor Bensley Collection, Cambodia is a stylish stay in the heart of Siem Reap, gateway to the ancient temples of Angkor Wat.

Tried & Tested: Riley Cairns, Australia

Tried & Tested: Riley Cairns, Australia

Riley Cairns is a breath of fresh air in the luxury hotel stakes with a passionate eco-friendly approach that comes with five-star service and facilities. 

Sister City NYC

Sister City review: modern minimalism in NYC

In NYC’s Lower East Side, trendy new hotel Sister City is an “experiment in essentialism”, which means you get everything you need and nothing you don’t.