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

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

Mercure Harbourside Cairns

Mercure Harbourside Cairns

Good morning readers and welcome to the glorious view from our suite at the Mercure Harbourside Cairns. It is another beautiful day in tropical North Queensland.  From our balcony we can see jogger making use of the Cairns Esplanade for their early morning exercise regime, couples walking the dog, Continue reading

Shangri-La Hotel Cairns Marina

Shangri-La Hotel Cairns Marina

Whenever I'm daydreaming about taking a holiday it's always to tropical destination. As Mr GG and I flew into Cairns admiring the gorgeous ocean dotted with islands and reef, I had already slipped into holiday mode.  I was looking forward to checking into the luxurious Shangri-La Hotel Cairns, and Continue reading

The Lighthouse Marina Resort – Subic Bay

The Lighthouse Marina Resort – Subic Bay

A DeLIGHTful Stay at The Lighthouse Marina Resort, Subic Bay. Story & Pics by Alesah Subic Bay is on the west coast of the Philippines just 2 to 3 hours from Manila making it a great spot for a Gourmet Getaway.  The area is known for its water sports, shipwreck diving and Eco-tourism. Continue reading

8 Hotels Diamant Canberra Review

8 Hotels Diamant Canberra Review

How do you chose a place to stay when visiting a new city? I tend to look for brands I know and trust. A brief stay in Canberra saw me searching online for accommodation. Thankfully, I remembered 8 Hotels has the Diamant Canberra in their portfolio.  It was an easy decision to try another of Continue reading

Salamanca Wharf Hotel

Salamanca Wharf Hotel

Salamanca Wharf Hotel – Hobart If you find yourself spending time in Hobart you will want to be near Salamanca Place, and specifically, checked into the Salamanca Wharf Hotel. Salamanca Place has beautiful views over Hobart’s waterfront. Historically the area served the port of old Hobart Town Continue reading

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