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!
Manila is a huge, bustling city and it’s nice to get away from the madness for a weekend. There are a lot of destinations to choose: from private beach clubs like Punta Fuego near the city to the sandy beaches of Puerto Galera; from Taal Lake and Volcano to scuba diving and boat trips in Anilao!
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!
The Maldives are on of my Top 5 Romantic Getaways – and when you see the stunning beaches, crystal clear waters and experience the luxurious hotels, it’s easy to understand why so many couples plan to spend their honeymoon there!
The Conrad Maldives where this photo was taken, is one of my all-time favorite hotels for points stays and we thoroughly enjoyed it! It offers great privacy, beautiful beaches, an innovative underwater restaurant and impeccable service!