Accommodation

Whether it's for a romantic getaway or a family friendly holiday we have accommodation reviews to help you decide between a B & B, 5 star Hotel, Boutique property or a self contained apartment.

Living with an Indian Family in a Jaipur Homestay

Living with an Indian Family in a Jaipur Homestay

Choosing accommodation when your traveling can be hit and miss. It's difficult to know exactly what you will find when you arrive until you're there. On our last trip to India we decided to take a leap of faith and spend two days living with an Indian family in a Jaipur homestay. I have to Continue reading

The Gypsy Cottage

The Gypsy Cottage

Tucked away in the hinterland west of the Gold Coast and Brisbane is a quaint little village by the name of Rosewood. Although the village is full of yesteryear charm it was our stay at the nearby Gypsy Cottage that had me excited.  I had seen the most gorgeous images of the cottage, and I knew we Continue reading

Santa Monica Vs Venice Beach Accommodation

Santa Monica Vs Venice Beach Accommodation

Where to stay Santa Monica or Venice Beach? I had the hardest time trying to decide on accommodation when we were planning our trip to California. I knew I wanted to be close to the beach, near restaurants and near public transport but I wasn't sure whether to stay in Santa Monica or Venice Beach. Continue reading

Novotel Coffs Harbour – Family Resort

Novotel Coffs Harbour – Family Resort

Just an hour's flight from the bustling Sydney lies a family and couple's retreat. Surrounded by elements of nature - mountains, beach, forest, we had the pleasure of experiencing one serene, unperturbed night at Novotel Coffs Harbour Pacific Bay Resort. Spending a few days in Coffs Harbour Continue reading

Rae’s On Watego’s – Byron Bay Nostalgia

Rae’s On Watego’s – Byron Bay Nostalgia

During our recent trip to Australia, I had the pleasure of enjoying some of the East Coast's most gorgeous luxury resorts and restaurants.  Our trip had been planned to highlight some of the more interesting luxury options for readers wanting a gourmet getaway. In Byron Bay, we were checking into an Continue reading

The Villas of Byron Bay – THE place to stay!

The Villas of Byron Bay – THE place to stay!

Staying in a five star property which exudes luxury brings with it an instant sense of calm. It's like taking a long breath out, a sigh... ahh! The Villas of Byron is just such a property. The villas are completely private and surrounded by a 9ft high rendered wall. A carved wooden door acts Continue reading

Designer Bling for High Rolling Jupiters Casino!

Designer Bling for High Rolling Jupiters Casino!

As temperatures cool in the southern states, Queensland gets just a little bit hotter with the $345 million refurbishment of Jupiters Casino. The new look Jupiter's is sure to entice everyone!  The pure opulence and romance will lure Newly Weds, "Babymooners" and Romantics. High roller's can Continue reading

3 Easy Pizza Doughs from Scratch

3 Easy Pizza Doughs from Scratch

We have been making our own pizza's for such a long time now.  Maybe it's because I am a control freak when it comes to my food. I want the perfect pizza, perfect flavours, MY choice of ingredients and definitely my own cheese to topping ratios I like. When pizza's are homemade they also seem less Continue reading

Savannah Grill, Spa and the Sun

Savannah Grill, Spa and the Sun

Waking up on our final morning at Plantation Bay Resort & Spa was "half-and-half". Half excited to see the sunrise by the beach and to rejuvenate at the Mogambo Springs Spa. Also half reluctant to leave what we considered a holiday paradise. Day by day, hour by hour the resort swept us away. Continue reading

Swept Away at Plantation Bay

Swept Away at Plantation Bay

I've been hearing a lot about Plantation Bay Resort & Spa in Cebu for long. But my interest was always in Boracay, Palawan, Batanes, among others. Never Cebu...until a promo fare nudged me to book flights in February this year. So what's in a name? Should I expect a pineapple plantation? Continue reading

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