Thailand is a fantastic family destination, with so many unique attractions. Whether you decide to relax by the beach, or want to explore, maybe getting up close and personal with the Elephants, you are spoiled for choice.
Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece and they are planning to pay a grand tribute to the late and great Leonard Cohen.
The words “Here lived and loved Leonard Cohen” may soon adorn one of their busy streets.
We are delighted to welcome two wonderful new properties to our CHIC family. Both Mediterranean gems are set high up in the hills and offer their own unique charm. One is authentically boutique, and the other is a luxury village-like resort. They both offer some truly incredible facilities and activities. We are confident that you will enjoy them as much […]
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 […]