Features - Asia
On May 2, Qatar Airways begins flying to Adelaide, gateway to the wild horizons of South Australia. Writer Max Anderson takes us to Kangaroo Island – a place where nature inspires, the animals hold sway, and visitors are invited to go just a little wild...
Right on Sydney’s doorstep, the Blue Mountains – actually an eroded plateau of rugged valleys – provide World Heritage wilderness that contrasts with historic village charm.
Articles - Asia
Galle Face Hotel, Sri Lanka
One of Asia’s most historic luxury hotels recaptures its bygone allure.
Phuket family holiday treasures revealed
Having explored the streets and shorelines of Phuket with her kids in tow, long-term resident Lana Willocks offers an insider’s look at the island’s top spots for travelling families.
24 Hours in Adelaide
Adelaide’s graceful colonial-era buildings are elegantly laid out in leafy parkland beside the River Torrens, but its small-city charm can be deceiving: the capital of South Australia has a vibrant multi-ethnic population, a liking for pop-up shops and experimental festivals, and a thriving live music scene. Its inner-city laneways buzz with restaurants and cafés, while good museums prove the city’s cultural bent. This is one of Australia’s most agreeable urban destinations, made for laid-back lingering.
Summer stroll through Sydney
It’s easy to see why Sydney is celebrated for its beauty. Its harbour and coastline are public spaces that provide beaches, a national park, and dazzling water views. Go walkabout and soak up the spectacle for the best of a Sydney summer.
The Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai
The Swatch Art Peace Hotel brings together cultural heritage and modern art in a unique concept property at the centre of the ever-chic Shanghai Bund.
The Indonesian island of Lombok is often overshadowed by its neighbour, Bali. But for a low-key version, this is the place to go.
Smiths Beach Resort, Western Australia
Set within a national park between Cape Naturaliste and Cape Leeuwin, this contemporary beach resort is a restful sanctuary for couples and families.
The Reverie Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
The newly opened Reverie Saigon has set the bar for luxury in the Vietnamese urban hub as high as its lofty roost on the 27th to the 39th floors of the city’s famed Times Square skyscraper.