Phuket Getaway at the Anantara Vacation Club

The Anantara Vacation Club at Mai Khao Beach in Phuket, Thailand, is the perfect place for a quick and easy family getaway from Singapore. The resort was opened in 2013, it’s relaxing, there are...

Sure Canggu

Just a little more north from Seminyak is a nice place for some peace and quiet – and beaches – Lee Carsley says. PHOTO COURTESY: LEE CARSLEY When Bali took off in the 1970s, all...

Magnetic Island Escapes

With breathtaking natural scenery, pristine white beaches, and the backdrop of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Magnetic Island in North Queensland is one of Australia’s finest islands.
Passport advice from Australian High Commission Singapore

Passport Control

The Australian High Commission Passport team offer advice to keep travellers up-to-date on visa and passport news.

Myanmar – A Silver Lining in the Golden Land

Myanmar: the name generates a flood of emotions. After spending just six days there, I hardly know where to begin. Culturally, as ancient as many European countries, Myanmar was a failed British colony, which...

Baby Turtles at Banyan Tree Bintan: hatching this week

Banyan Tree Bintan’s sustainability team are due to guide their new baby turtles to the sea this Thursday 26 March. To celebrate and share this exciting event, they have special deals for day trips...

Japan – Skiing in Myoko Kogen

Some Japanese ski towns are so overrun they’re called ‘Kuta Beach on Ice’. Kieran Nash steers clear, and heads to unspoilt Myoko Kogen for some uninterrupted runs. It’s below freezing outside, but I’m sweating. Rushing past...

What a View

Doesn’t matter where you live, there are plenty of places to catch breath-taking views of the city’s jungles – concrete or otherwise. For Free They say the best things in life are for free. The breath-taking...

Why I Travel

There’s much to reflect on when asked about why we travel, Kimberley Williams says.    I remember clearly my first travel experiences: hot trips in smelly cars punctuated by stops at diners to fill up...

Q&A with Michael Parsons, Vice President Marketing & Strategic Relationships, Accor Hotels (AsiaPac)

  Accor Hotels has a presence across the globe in almost 100 countries. Does the experience differ depending on the region, and what is unique about the Accor experience in Singapore? For more than 47 years, Accor...