Tag: unique travel destinations

Impressions of Mauritius for a first time visitor

Mauritius has been in our travel radar for quite some time. The island puts out gorgeous pictures of idyllic beaches, tall mountain peaks and allures with its singular address so far from everything in the vast Indian Ocean. Here are our firsthand impressions of what a trip to the island entails.

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Top Spas of 2018: The Raffles Jakarta Indonesia

  The motto of every Raffles Hotel Spa is escape, indulge and transform and the Jakarta Property lives up to this and more. Not only does Indonesia have an excellent massage tradition, but here it blends relaxation and wellness with the excellence of Raffles Hotels.

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Langkawi Malaysia: a hideaway beach paradise

  We have been to our fair share of luxury and world’s best beaches in our travels. Some have incredible, unspoilt nature, but the drawback is they can be so remote it takes forever to get there or accommodations are a premium. Others with exotic beauty might be more accessible but way more overrun by …

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Temecula Valley: A first encounter with Southern California’s wine country

This rural and scenic part of Riverside county is a different experience of California wine country compared to the Central and Northern regions we have visited in the past. It is one of the newest wine regions in California, celebrating 50 years in 2018.

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