Seafield Hotel

A Stay at Seafield Hotel & Spa

My visit back home to Ireland this time was quite special as it was my first visit home since turning 30 (yikes…) and the schedule through the first week was purely hectic; Ireland for 2 days, ...
Good Morning Shangri-La!

Unreal Luxury at Shangri-La Hambantota

As you know from my previous post, I found myself unexpected on the way, for my 30th birthday, to Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa, in the far south of Sri Lanka.   First of all, before ...
Delight Hotel, TPE

Hotel Review; Delight Hotel, Taipei

Let’s take a break this time around from my adventures and cover the ambitiously-named Delight Hotel, which was my residence of choice for the few days break in Taipei. There’s no point wasting time ...
Batu Ferringhi

A New Year at Shangri-La

With family in tow and in spite of the absolutely sky-high costs of hotels in Penang for the New Year, I settled on one of my all-time favourite brands (and hotels), the Shangri-La Rasa Sayang Resort...
Ranis Lodge - Bedroom

Ranis Lodge, Langkawi – My First Airbnb

For years, I’ve steadfastly avoided the plethora of other travel lovers and bloggers flocking to Airbnb. I did this really because in spite of appearances, I don’t take ‘breaks’ that often so when I ...
Shangri-La Rasa Ria

Staying Busy at Rasa Ria!

As I wrote last time, our hotel in KK, the Shangri-La Rasa Ria was so delicious that it really felt almost criminal to leave the property. For me, this represented a radical departure from normality ...
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Serious Luxury: Rasa Ria Resort Review

After arriving in Kota Kinabalu (see previous post), we were through immigration and standing landside within about 5 minutes of landing – and cooling down inside our extremely plush car en-route to ...
Harmony Hotel, Saigon

A Review – Harmony Hotel, Saigon

The challenge of beating the infamous Duc Vuong Hotel in Saigon, my previous lodgings back in 2009 at which I attended a family party from which I still haven’t fully recovered, was always going to b...