Life of a Travel Czar

Life Was Meant to be Lived in the Sky

The Restaurant When it comes to selecting a restaurant, its hard to go past a stunning view, a location with a hip vibe (and a casino) and some amazing Italian cuisine with a wine list littered with amazing Italian varietals. Here is the view as…

Balla (The Star)


So have you ever wondered what’s behind the culinary delights you’re having at 30,000 ft? I have always been curious about the quality produce behind the dishes onboard and I was privileged to attend an event hosted by Qantas EpiQure called “Producer to Plane” this week…

Producer to Plane (Qantas EpiQure Event)




The Lounge  So it’s that time again when I have to leave Hong Kong! Such sadness, but it’s tempered with the happiness I have when I walk through the doors of the Qantas Lounge in Hong Kong. There is a beautiful long marble bar for…

Qantas Hong Kong Lounge


The Night So I manage to take an earlier flight from Bangkok and end up back in Hong Kong for a day. I check into a new hotel called the Gloucester Hotel in Causeway Bay. It is a lovely new hotel with stunning views over…

Gloucester Hotel (Hong Kong) – Causeway Bay




Where Fashion meets Cocktails!  On my recent trip to Hong Kong I went to the stylish Armani/Privé Bar. Its a dimly light lounge with the glow of the bar providing some welcome light. The bar has some wonderful food, interesting and unique cocktail list and a…





Hotel The W Bangkok is an amazing hotel in the centre of town and I just love the place. I stayed there last year (you can check out my review here), so I won’t go into too much detail as the room is similar to the one…

W Bangkok (March 2015)




Location I am off to have Yum Cha in Hong Kong and I figure its best to go to a venue with great views, fantastic food and great service. I choose Man Wah which is located in the Mandarin Oriental in Central Hong Kong for this…

Man Wah – Yum Cha (Mandarin Oriental)


I couldn’t think of a better way to kick-up my heels than spending time at the Harbour Grand Hong Kong. I stayed here last year (you can check out the review here) and this place definitely has its charm and the staff are always oh so friendly…

Harbour Grand Hong Kong (March 2015)




So here I am at my favourite place in the world, the Qantas Lounge. I walk up the wonderful escalators have a brief chat to the lounge host before finding a seat with a view over the tarmac. Qantas has just released the Autumn Menu in…

Qantas First Class Lounge (Autumn Menu 2015)




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