The Hotel  Whenever I stay in Hong Kong I always try to choose the Harbour Grand Hong Kong. The hotel is situated in North Point and has spectacular views over Victoria Harbour and is close to most of the attractions on the island. The lobby…

Harbour Grand Hong Kong

The Restaurant Pierre Restaurant is situated on the 25th floor of the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Central, Hong Kong. The restaurant has two Michelin stars and is headed by French culinary genius Pierre Gagnaire. The restaurant’s Chef de Cuisine is Jean-Denis Le Bras. The dining room has well…

Pierre (Hong Kong)

The Restaurant  I am here at Restaurant Petrus at the Island Shangri-La in Hong Kong for a leisurely lunch. I have dined here once before and it was a memorable moment and so I am back to reaquanit myself with this fine venue. The entrance…

Restaurant Petrus (Hong Kong)

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I had a wonderful winter wonderland trek across Europe earlier this year. From Sydney I made my way through to Singapore then onto London, Lausanne, Geneva, Vienna, Prague and then finally onto Munich / Bavarian Alps before heading back to Sydney via Singapore. It was…

European Winter (2018) Travel Video Diary

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I land in Singapore after the long-haul flight in from London. You can check out my review of that flight here. I make my way to one of the most amazing lounge’s in the world; The Private Room. This is the final leg of my…

Singapore Airlines First Class (Singapore to Sydney)

SilverKris First Class Lounge (London) I am in Singapore Airline’s First Class Lounge in London Heathrow about to make my way home to end my holiday. The lounge is designed by ONG&ONG, and follows Singapore Airlines’ ‘home away from home’ concept. It is not a particularly large…

Singapore Airlines – Suites Class (London to Singapore)

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London is such a lovely city and the best way to navigate the city is to visit its stunning array of bars. On my last visit I had the opportunity to visit and old favourite and try a new one which has the most amazing…

London Bars

The Terrace In my visit to London I caught the tail end of winter and found refuge in the heated hideaway of Dalloway Terrace situated in the Bloomsberry Hotel. It’s a winter wonderland; beautiful candle lit terrace, decorated with snow-capped winter foliage, pine cone twirled lighting,…

Dalloway Terrace (London)

Restaurant Restaurant Königshof is siutated in the hotel in Munich. The  restaurant is focused on French cuisine with an extensive wine list. There are huge floor-to-ceiling windows facing Karlsplatz Square to take in the view while dining. Inside the decor is simply palatial. There is the…

Königshof Restaurant (10/10)

History The Neuschwanstein Castle is a grand castle located on the hills of the village of Hohenschwangau in southwest Bavaria. The castle was conceived by King Ludwig II of Bavaria in 1868 and completed in 1884. The workers laboured day and night over the course of…

Neuschwanstein Castle

The Restaurant This is one of Prague’s finest restaurants which is located on the 9th floor of the Intercontinental Hotel. The restaurant is a fusion of Czech & international cuisine and has some pretty amazing views of the city. The views are something that you…

Zlata Praha Restaurant

Prague Vistas I am in the most beautiful city of Prague and it is such a wonderful place to be. The architecture, the cobblestone streets and it’s distintive culture is one that leaves an indelible impression on any visitor. Its incredible history has left an…

Prague

The Hotel  The Hotel Boscolo Prague is part of the Marriott Group. The hotel is set in the palatial Renaissance Revival facade building which was originally the Czech Savings and Loan Bank. The lobby is consistent with and traditional bank structure and conjures memories of a royal…

Hotel Boscolo Prague Autograph Collection

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The Sacher Torte  In 1832, Prince Metternich was entertaining important guests, including the high echelons of European royalty. A man of perfection, he wanted a dessert which would please his high powered guests. However, when he visited his chef to instruct him on creating the…

Sacher Cafe (Vienna)

Location I am in the beautiful city of Vienna and my first stop is brunch at Das Loft. It’s a restaurant which is perched on the top floors of the Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom serving eclectic cuisine, with stunning views of Vienna through floor-to-ceiling windows. I am here…

Das Loft (Vienna)