All Posts By Catriona Rowntree

Il Sereno Lago di Como, Italy

by Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Il Sereno Lago di Como Hotel, on the eastern shore of Italy's Lake Como, is a sight to behold, for so many reasons. With a Lake Como back-drop that's beyond your wildest dreams, the hotel's award-winning designer Patricia Urquiola has brought the interiors comfort and cutting-edge luxury with an unmistakably Italian flair. Read on as the concierge ...

A trip down memory lane

by Monday, October 16, 2017

Guest Traveller Kathryn Lucas from Queensland has clearly always had wanderlust - and a keen interest in documenting her travels through photography - but this year she and her husband have well and truly succumbed to a fresh dose of the travel bug! My favourite part of this story is the New Year's resolution-style philosophy she and her husband adopted for ...

Weird spells & holy places

by Friday, October 13, 2017

Let's be honest with each other... Do you ever need a holiday after returning from your holiday? Heaven, help me. I'm pooped after turning a work trip to the Jamestown Show South Australia (what a triumph, helloooo Elon Musk!) into a family holiday. Mother Guilt, gets me every time, but boy was I dazzled by our Aussie landscape. I ...

Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle, Sri Lanka

by Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Mr Duminda Boteju is the Chief Concierge from Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle, 195-kilometres from Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo. Duminda's professionalism has earned him the highly-respected 'Les Clefs D’Or' certification. The resort, which is on the southern-Sri Lankan coast, has a focus on wellness. There are healthy cuisine options (e.g., raw juices, etc.) in the six dining venues, as well as beach ...