Blissing out at Bali’s Grand Mirage Resort

It’s cool in the lounge where Daniel (my friend who has flown to Bali to meet me for the weekend) and I sit, awaiting our keys to our suite at the Grand Mirage Resort. “Would you like a drink?” Asks one of the hotel’s staff, clad in a skirt, button-up shirt and heels. “We haveContinue reading “Blissing out at Bali’s Grand Mirage Resort”

Escape of the Week: Salt & Sill, Sweden’s first floating hotel

You can see it from the bridge over to Klädesholmen, the dark brown Salt & Sill hotel. Floating. On large pontoons. Without a doubt, it is one of the most unique hotels I have ever visited. Anywhere. I drag my suitcase behind me as I walk into Salt & Sill’s reception, which gives way to theContinue reading “Escape of the Week: Salt & Sill, Sweden’s first floating hotel”

The Rachamankha Hotel: an experience in quiet Thai luxury

Upon arrival to the Rachamankha Hotel in the old city of Chiang Mai, Thailand, it is easy to tell what the experience has in store. Set off of the street in a quiet enclave, the only Relais and Chateaux property in northern Thailand is an oasis from the hustle and bustle of tuk tuks and marketsContinue reading “The Rachamankha Hotel: an experience in quiet Thai luxury”