Datai Langkawi – Always an instant WOW! The views from the elevated lobby are just incredible, with prehistoric tropical forest on three sides, a fantastic sheltered beach and the islands of southern Thailand on the horizon. The Datai Langkawi has been one of our favourite hotels, and with their renovations, things will only get better.
Starting 21 March 2018 onwards, all visitors to Oman will be required to obtain a visa in advance, rather than having the option of obtaining one on arrival.
the Government in The Maldives has imposed a three-week state of emergency, commencing on the 6th February.
Three Amazing Luxury Retreats, all with their own identity and style, making the most of their fantastic beachside locations. Whether you are looking for a quiet spa retreat, eco-adventures high in the mountains or unforgettable romantic escapism, these luxury resorts offer something for everyone.
After many months of smouldering inactivity, Mount Agung started to erupt on the 25th November 2017 and has continued over the last few days.
BA will introduce a new group boarding system on all its flights on December 12. The new system raises the potential problem of passengers who had paid the lowest hand-baggage only fares having no room for their carry-on because all the space in the overhead lockers has already been filled.
With so many wonderful and unique experiences, it is no surprise Thailand is our most popular destination in South East Asia. Be it new travellers or frequent repeat visitors, Thailand always seems to exceed their expectations. Thailand offers the curious traveller a wide array of activities plus so much colour and variety.
Following recent evacuations and severe warnings, Mount Agung has yet to erupt. A careful eye is being kept on the volcano by experts and locals, but the smoking giant still remains relatively silent.
Starting on the 1st of November those caught smoking and/or littering on 20 popular beaches nationwide could receive fine of up to THB 100,000 and/or a year-long jail term.
DK & MH Just returned from a quick visit to Barcelona & Madrid, two fantastic Spanish cities. Despite having been numerous times, they were still able to discover some new sites. They shopped, sampled the local cuisine and even took the time out to explore a rather old and lovely mountaintop Monastery. 3 short days, but they enjoyed every moment.
Experts say Mount Agung in Bali could erupt within hours. The volcano last erupted in 1963, and whilst there have been regular tremors since then, this is the first time in recent history for real concern.
Further to our previous notes on the damage caused by hurricane Maria earlier in the month, we have received more updates on Dominica.