To help their many visitors during this sad time, The Tourism Authority of Thailand has posted some recommendations for the Mourning period of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej: The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like all visitors to Thailand to continue with their travel plans as normal. Furthermore, kindly be advised of the following: • […]
We have heard with great sadness today of the passing of His Royal Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej He was the world’s longest serving monarch, just ahead of our own Queen. He was much loved within Thailand and around the region. Our sympathy and condolences go to all Thai people, both in the UK, and particularly to […]
Just as with our recent review of Thailand emphasising beach resorts off the well-trodden track, the region really does have a spectacular range of hotels. You are spoiled for choice. DK’s Top Ten Hidden Gems of Asia Ok, there a few more than Ten, but I had to give you a few more options. A lot […]
Luxury & Grand Design in the UAE | NEW2CHIC! As mentioned previously in our blog, MH and DK had a wonderful time traveling around Oman, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. They took the time to pop in on some old favourites, then searched high and low for a few hidden gems to add to our ever expanding collection. […]
We are sure that you have all read about the embarrassing events surrounding Samsung and the exploding battery in their Galaxy Note7 smart phone. Samsung have now made it possible for you to swap a defective unit for a new (safer) model. “UK customers who have Galaxy Note7 devices will be contacted by the provider or operator from which they purchased […]
After some delays, Phuket’s New Airport Terminal officially opened on Friday the 16th of September This is a welcome addition to an already popular destination that has had an influx of visitors. The need to expand was driven mainly by a surge of tourist travel from China. The four-storey building is part of the airport’s […]
As you will have seen from our recent news reports, MH and I recently had the pleasure of travelling around Oman and parts of the United Arab Emirates. What follows is our experience flying with Etihad Airways to and from Abu Dhabi. Put simply, it was fantastic. They used an Airbus A380 on the route, […]
MH and I ended our tour of the UAE and Northern Oman with a couple of nights in Abu Dhabi We stayed at the Yas Viceroy hotel, pictured above. An incredible futuristic design, plus a great location literally aside the formula One Grand Prix circuit. You can cycle or run around the track, or even […]
Ras Al Khamah is the small neighbour of Dubai, just 50 minutes drive east of the airport. Ras Al Khamah is much less developed than Dubai, although looking at the skyline many new hotels are due to open in the next 12 months. At the moment it is essentially a beach and hotel experience, with […]
Zighy Bay is just under 3 hours drive from downtown Dubai to this northern tip of Oman, but you could not find more of a contrast. For the first 90 minutes you drive on a motorway fringed by red sand dunes, and then suddenly you are surrounded by high craggy mountains. Built up towns are […]
My first time in Dubai for 7 years. Last time I was here the palm island was still being developed. Now it is a integral part of the Dubai hotel scene, with so many hotels and probably at least twelve still under construction. I was also told the building boom had slowed. If you judge […]
Rosalie Bay Resort in Dominica are pleased to announce that 2016 has been a record-breaking turtle season triumph!
Rosalie Bay Resort largely attribute this year’s turtle season success to various volunteers and dedicated turtle experts.