Oman – ‘Real Arabia’ ?

http://www.sixsenses.com/assets/six_senses_gyro/content/images/640x450_01_aerial_view2.jpg In September 2013, I was taken over to Oman, somewhere I’ve never visited before, to view a small selection of Hotels and experience what many describe as the ‘Real Arabia’. Far less commercialised and ‘built up’ than its more well known Middle East rivals, namely Dubai & Abu Dhabi, Oman exudes a quiet charm […]

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Announcing One & Only – Hayman Island, Great Barrier Reef

One & Only Resorts, part of Kerzner International, has recently announced that it will assume management of Hayman Island in the Great Barrier Reef from April 2014, following an exciting and comprehensive multi-million dollar refurbishment. One & Only will present a number of unique guest experiences, enhanced accommodation, new dining options and their Signature One & […]

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A Gem in Tunisia

I have just returned from an all too brief visit to the lovely Residence Hotel & Spa in Tunisia, where a small group of us were taken to experience the property for a couple of nights. Tunisia, especially with the events of the last 2 years, has largely been overlooked, especially in the Luxury sector, […]

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Vayable – well worth a look !!

Just come across this great site – fantastic for all of us that need some inspiration of what to do when we are away ! “Why follow the crowds, visit tourist traps, and see the same sights as everyone else? A Vayable guide can show you the hidden secrets that only locals know. So whether […]

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Dubai – May 2012

  I first went to Dubai some 8/9 years ago, courtesy of the Dubai Tourism Authority, and when Dubai was in its developmental ‘infancy’ perhaps, there was a LOT of building going, and it all seemed a bit confused. I came away wondering what all the fuss was about If I’m honest. However, today, as […]

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Cyprus – meze time !

Have just returned from the beautiful island of Cyprus, where Carrier Travel had taken 5 of us to see their choice of Hotels and the destination as a whole. Cant quite believe I have never been before. BA direct to Larnaca, and then taken straight across to the west coast to stay at the simply […]

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