63 Wall Street Luxury Complex

Fitness centers, valets, swimming pools: high-rise living in New York City are known for its perks, but 63 Wall Street might have trumped them all. Along with the usual list of luxury amenities, the complex also comes with its own residents-only speakeasy. Life at 63 Wall Street is coloured with a myriad of facilities that includes… Read More »

Aboard Dunia Baru In The Wake of Wallace

[Story by Mark Eveleigh] Over 150 years ago naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace explored a virtually unknown chain of islands south of Ternate, in what is now Indonesia. His findings helped to change what we know about the natural world. Here, I set sail on my own voyage of discovery on Dunia Baru – famous as… Read More »

Fuchun Boat Rooms

  Inspired by the water tribes of the Ming dynasty, the Fuchun Boat Rooms provide a tranquil lakeside stay in rural China. The hut-like rooms are situated on the shoreline, appearing to float over the water like a boat. Each Fuchun Boat Room cabin is a poetic dwelling designed to evoke the ancient culture of… Read More »

Silolona Sojourns Help Whale Shark Research

[Words by Ross Wolfe] Latest adventures of the lovely 50m phinisi Silolona and her slightly smaller 40m sister ship Si Datu Bua involve helping scientists to satellite tag whale sharks in Cenderawasih Bay, in Indonesia’s remote West Papua Province. Silolona in Cenderawasih Bay This huge bay, in what is known as the Bird’s Head of… Read More »

Noku Beach House is an Exclusively Held Gem On Bali’s Oceanfront

The ultimate holiday destination to indulge in the splendour of the sun and the seas is none other than island paradise Bali. While the mystic island is dominated by many beautiful luxury resorts, the newest addition to the land is Seminyak’s first and only private beachfront villa. Called the Noku Beach House, this game changing… Read More »

This Luxury Home Is A Lighthouse That Overlooks The Pacific Ocean

© CONTEMPORARY HOTELS The Avalon Lighthouse is perched atop Bangalley Head, located between Avalon Beach and Whale Beach on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. It’s not exactly a lighthouse, but the amply-lit home is a restful sanctuary for the weary soul. The Avalon Lighthouse: A Restful Beacon For The Tired Soul © CONTEMPORARY HOTELS © CONTEMPORARY HOTELS… Read More »

Thailand Ranks Amongst Top 4 Most Profitable Tourism Destinations in the World

At the mention of top tourism destinations, it is natural for historically significant countries like France and the United Kingdom to take the cake. Similarly in Asia, one would expect the most expensive cities like Russia and Japan to top the rankings of most profitable tourism destinations. Knocking these acclamations down is the country known for… Read More »

Elite Days Away: AYANA Resort and Spa Bali

Ayana Resort and Spa, Bali On arrival at Bali international airport you are greeted by a sea of exuberant smiles. The air weighted with the scent of Frangipani, the plane load of burnt out souls, escaping the European winter blossom like flowers in the humidity. AYANA Resort and Spa Bali: All things to all people… Read More »

Staycation, Capella Singapore

Have you ever felt like one of those burnt-out souls, living and working in the city, longing for a weekend break? Staycations are the new buzzword, a decadent weekend away without going anywhere. Driving up the sweeping drive to Capella Singapore, your eye is drawn to the old-world charm and splendour of the original 1880’s… Read More »