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Review: Ultra-Luxe with Boutique Charm at The Siam in Bangkok

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Catherine Heald provides insight into the unique charms of Bangkok’s premier luxury boutique hotel, The Siam.

Leopards and Luxury at Suján Jawai

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In the Indian state of Rajasthan, there is a luxury camp where exclusive guests can experience the wonder of northeast India’s wildlife in comfort and peace.

Setouchi Aonagi: Contemporary Art Museum Transformed into Luxury Hotel

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My idol Tadao Ando designed the original museum, and also oversaw the recent conversion to its current state as a 7 suite luxury hotel, a sprawling world of class, art, and exclusivity.

New Japan Adventures – Discovering Southern Kyushu and Sacred Yakushima Island

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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.

Kurashiki: The Bruges of Japan

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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.

Upper House: Hong Kong’s Uppermost Hotel

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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

Japan’s Astonishing Art Island: Naoshima & Benesse House

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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.

Phuket Luxury Resorts: Our Super Six

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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.

How to Choose the Right Luxury Bali Hotel

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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.

Six of the Best: My Hong Kong Hotel Picks

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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…

Trekking in the Everest Region in Nepal

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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.

Why Emirates Is the Best Airline in the World

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It all started at 5:30 this morning when Emirates picked me up at my hotel in a shiny new SUV…