Life of a Travel Czar

Life Was Meant to be Lived in the Sky

Scene This restaurant is the scene of power dining. It is the place where we do lunches which stretch on for hours and wine continues to flow dulling the content of the conversation. The charm of the experience and hospitality of the lovely staff never…



Fine dining is all well and good, but sometimes you feel like having a cocktail or a lovely glass of wine with some beautiful canapés / tapas and waste away a perfectly good evening. Although I love good food, I am always impartial to a…

Top 10 Bars in the World (1st Edition)




Scene So I find myself in beautiful Balmoral beach and I am off to have a chilled Friday dinner at the Public Dining Room overlooking the beach. I am so glad to be back in Sydney after a series of whirlwind trips (I have been…

Public Dining Room (Balmoral)


Room / View I had the privilege of staying at the Island Pacific Hotel on my recent trip to Hong Kong. Now typically my posts are oh so descriptive, but I think this one where I am going to let the pictures do most of…

Island Pacific Hotel (Hong Kong)




Scene So its my final day in Hong Kong and I decide to have lunch at the stylish Caprice Restaurant in the Four Seasons Hotel. The views are stunning and I get a table right next to the window. The views of the beautiful blue skies,…

Caprice (Hong Kong)




The Scene So I have a couple of friends who moved to Hong Kong a two years ago. We haven’t seen each other in ages, but its great to finally catch-up. The venue for our lunch is a the beautiful Duddells Restaurant. Located at the top of…

Duddells (Hong Kong)


So I have had a long day and I am glad that my flight from Beijing landed on time. I make my way to the hotel and prepare to rest my jetlagged head on soft comfy pillow. The Metropark Hotel in Causeway Bay is the…

Metropark Hotel Causeway Bay (Hong Kong)


Location Located within the Sofitel Wanda Beijing (see my review of the room here), is the Heritage, an award wining French restaurant with style and flair to match. The restaurant has a rich tones of purple, cream and gold which reflects the decadence of the…

Héritage (Beijing)




Location So I am in Beijing and it proves to be a wonderful day. I am staying at the Sofitel Wanda in the Chaoyang district (which features many of the embassies, bars and a is a key part of Beijing’s CBD). It proves to be…

Sofitel Wanda Beijing




So here I am again – I feel like I almost just live on a plane these days. Anyway – I am jetsetting again and I find myself in the place which I love to call home – the Qantas First Lounge in Sydney Airport.…

Qantas First Lounge (Sydney) – Spring Menu


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