Hong Kong is a bustling metropolis and probably the last thing most people think of is a sandy beach! But, if you want to escape from the hustle of the big city, you only have to take a bus for a short ride across Hong Kong island to Repulse Bay and you can stick your toes into the sand, look out over the ocean or enjoy lunch or drinks in one of the restaurants lining the beach. It’s the most relaxed place I’ve found on the island and it’s worth the trip!
What makes Sydney special to me is the combination of a vibrant city with fantastic beaches and sunny weather, giving you a chance for fun and relaxation in one trip! What makes it even better is that Sydney’s Eastern Beaches are connected by a beautiful coastal walk, so you can check them out and pick your personal favorite for the day! My favorite is Bronte Beach which one is yours?
The Philippines are known for their beautiful islands and fantastic beaches. Palawan/Coron and Boracay have featured in many “best island” lists, but my new favorite island is Siargao. Long popular among surfers, it offers nice beaches, unspoiled nature and a cool vibe for relaxing getaways, even without a surfboard! It’s much less developed and still has a “Robinson Crusoe” feel … Continue reading
What makes Sydney special to me is the combination of a vibrant city with fantastic beaches and sunny weather, giving you a chance for fun and relaxation in one trip! What makes it even better is that Sydney’s Eastern Beaches are connected by a beautiful coastal walk, so you can check them out and pick your personal favorite for the day! Which one is yours?
One of the best things about Sydney is that in addition to the vibrant city, you get amazing beaches and sunny weather, making it the ideal location to combine city fun with a trip to the beach. And while there are plenty of choices around city, my favorites are the Eastern Beaches along the ocean, ranging from Bondi in the … Continue reading
The Maldives are a dream destination, one of my top 5 romantic destinations and a favorite among honeymooners. They made over-the-water villas a staple of luxury beach vacations and each new hotel seems to outdo the last one. Hotels like the Conrad Rangali on its private three islands make it easy to understand why the hotels have the highest ratings of any destination I’ve ever seen!
Tahiti is made up of many beautiful islands and Bora Bora is my favorite romantic getaway. With a stunning mountain at the center and the atoll ringing the island, you have one of the most stunning scenes you can wish for in an island getaway. Add the long list of luxury hotels like the InterContinental Bora Bora and you have a memorable getaway in the making!
If you want to get away from crazy, busy Manila and find some peace & quiet in nature, Taal Lake & Volcano is your best bet – you can get stunning views over the lake from hotels like Taal Vista or restaurants on the crater rim, take a boat trip across the lake or hike on the island to yet another crater rim – with another lake and island!
Most people come to Phuket for its sandy beaches, warm water and sunny weather. Many look forward to great food and fun nightlife. But one of the most impressive sights Phuket has to offer is the impressive coast line in Phang-nga National Park with the dramatic limestone cliffs dropping into the ocean! So, if you spend your vacation on Phuket, make sure to take a tour of the beautiful nature surrounding it!