Setouchi aonagi is one of the most extraordinary hotels I have ever stayed in…and I have stayed in a lot of hotels. The property is incomparable, but if I had to make some sort of comparison, I would say it is like an Aman – probably Amanemu in Shima which is also coastal – meets […]
In my perpetual quest to find ever more fantastic remote destinations, I went to Kyushu, Japan’s southernmost island of her four main islands, in February 2016. Numerous Remote Lands clients are going back to Japan for the second or third or fourth trips, and they seek ever more off-the-beaten-path places where few other tourists venture. […]
I am always looking for interesting new places in Japan – off the beaten track with relatively few tourists but lots of culture and plenty to do. The town of Kurashiki in Okayama Prefecture totally fit the bill.
In general if I have a choice, I prefer ultra-luxe boutique hotels, which tend to have more personalized service than huge hotels – and in Hong Kong, that means Upper House
I expected to be impressed by Naoshima Island and Benesse House….but now that I am actually here, the only way I can describe my reaction is to say I am totally blown away!
This piece was originally written by Catherine in 2009, following her first visit to North Korea as Remote Lands prepared to launch the country as a new destination.
In this blog post, we’ve stood Phuket’s top six luxury hotels up against one another, and compared them, so that you can discover which hotel best suits your personal needs.
Bali has over 3,000 hotels scattered all over the compact but diverse island of over 6 million people. There are many different regions of Bali, and figuring out which areas and hotels to choose is confusing at best. Here’s our guide.
I went back to Hong Kong recently to do an in-depth study of the hotels including my old favorites as well as the newest properties. Here are my findings…
It’s obvious why Nepal is known as the roof of the world – it boasts 8 of the world’s 10 highest mountains, including of course the daddy of them all, Mount Everest.