All Posts By Catriona Rowntree

Off-the-dial holiday style in off-shore Dubai

by Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort's Chief Concierge is Oussama Itani. The resort features the United Arab Emirates’ only over-water villas and "offers all the elements for a luxurious escape on Palm Jumeirah, a man-made marvel that lies close to the city centre while feeling far away". Oussama was born in Beirut, Lebanon and started his hospitality career there in 2000, as a bellman ...

If Mexico were closer, she’d never holiday in Bali again

by Monday, June 18, 2018

Guest Traveller Cellina Meydam marked a milestone birthday with an overseas holiday, travelling with friends and ticking off lots of items on her bucket list. Cellina found something to love in every place she visited, particularly Cabo San Lucas in Mexico. Cabo, as Americans call it, is a city of about 70,000 people at the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula. ...

Thawing out in a bohemian paradise called Byron Bay

by Monday, June 11, 2018

Like migratory birds, Guest Traveller Katie Clitherow, the woman behind cleaneatsfromafilthymouth.com, and her family flew north for winter and into the arms of Byron Bay in northern NSW. How did they go? Will they be back? Let's hear how this little tribe found one of Australia's most popular coastal destinations... Katie Clitherow. Byron Bay is exactly the sort of bohemian ...