I arrive at the airport after less than 24 hours in New York. I am a tad jetlagged but manage to get to the airport on time. Today I’m flying on JAL from New York (JFK) to Tokyo (Narita). I don’t spend too much time…

Japan Airlines (First Class) New York to Tokyo

Qantas First Class Lounge (Sydney) I arrive nice and early to catch my flight for my around the world adventure. I will be flying to Los Angeles, New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Lisbon, Madeira, Paris and London. In excess of 36,000 miles around the globe.…

Qantas First Class (Sydney to Los Angeles)

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I have never visited Bali before as it has a reputation of being a tacky touristy resort island. However, I decided to make my first visit and after a lot of research, I settled on staying at Ayana Resort & Spa. The resort is located…

Ayana Resort & Spa (Bali)

I had a wonderful trek across North America last year. From Sydney I made my way through to Abu Dhabi then onto New York, Los Angeles, Maui, Montreal and Miami and before heading back to Sydney via Dubai. It was a magical experience of sipping…

North American Travel Video Diary

THE LOUNGE I disembark from my flight from New York and make my way to the Emirates First Class Lounge. The Lounge occupies an entire floor across the terminal and has a range of lounge areas, a kid’s facility, dining areas, bathrooms with showers and…

Emirates First Class (Dubai to Sydney)

My time in New York draws to a close and leave the hotel to head to the airport for my flight home on Emirates. The Lounge I enter the new Emirates Lounge in JFK. The lounge has expansive seating with views of the tarmac. There…

Emirates First Class (New York to Dubai)

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The Hotel The Mondrian South Beach Hotel in Miami exudes a beach club vibe in every way except that it’s not quite on the beach. Situated on the beautiful Biscayne Bay, the hotel was designed by Marcel Wanders with a sense of “a luxe hotel…

Mondrian South Beach (Miami)

The Hotel Situated in Old Montreal and surrounded by the grandeur of the Basilica of Notre-Dame and the beautiful gardens of the St Sulpice Seminary, this quaint hotel is situated on a beautiful narrow cobblestone street just a few blocks from the St Lawrence River. …

Le Saint-Sulpice (Montréal)

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It’s an idyllic day in the beautiful province of Québec as we head to dine at one of Montreal’s finest restaurants. It’s my final night in Montréal and it’s quite the signature way to finish my time in this beautiful city. Cocktails Opting for cocktails to start;…

Park Restaurant (Montréal)

This my first visit to Montréal and I was oh so excited as I’ve heard a lot of beautiful things about this city.  Here is a short diary of my trip and I hope you’re able to draw out some of these when you plan…

Montréal Moments

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The Restaurant I am told about this place by a friend who is a Montrealer. She describes her experience of the tasting lobster spaghetti and showed me picture of the dish. Since that day, I just couldn’t wait to try the dish. I longed for the…

Liverpool House

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The Resort The landing into Maui is just beautiful. The plane glides over the mountains and the clouds before landing at Kahului Airport. It’s my first visit to Hawaii and I couldn’t have asked for a better welcome. The Wailea beach resort is located on the…

Wailea Beach Resort – Marriott (Maui)

The Restaurant Augustine has a certain charm to it. It’s based in the heart of Financial District in the Beekman Hotel which bodes an art deco feel which is not typically associated with the neighbourhood. In the restaurant, there’s hand-painted tiles which are plated across…

Augustine (New York)

It’s my birthday and I always grapple with what I should do; I reflected on this question and thought I really want to have my favourite dish on my actual birthday to mark the occasion. This will come as a surprise to most of you…

21 Club (New York) – Birthday

The Hotel The Hôtel Plaza Athénée is located just off Madison avenue near Central Park. It’s one of the more quieter streets in Manhattan (if there’s such a thing). There isn’t a giant external logo or hotel sign synonymous with the major hotel chains– it’s…

Hôtel Plaza Athénée (New York)