Browsing Category Asia

Exploring the flavours and fashion of India

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

In this week's episode of Journeys to Come, Catriona Rowntree explores India with fashion designers, a spice expert and a travel writer. Discover where and when to visit and get insider tips on places to eat and explore from passionate travellers. Catriona's guests include: Rebecca Thompson, Fashion designer Ian ‘Herbie’ Hemphill, Founder Herbies Spices Kim Pearce, Creator of Slumwear108 Sophee Southall, Travel ...

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Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival

Monday, June 12, 2017

On a steamy Hong Kong day last month, Journeys To Come team members attended - with thousands of other locals and visitors - the annual Dragon Boat Carnival. Colourful teams boarded the long and narrow dragon boats and paddled out to the start line to await the boom of the cannon signalling the beginning of this long-standing tradition. With 20-22 ...

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Mercure Singapore Bugis

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Accor's newest Singapore offering, the Mercure Singapore Bugis, sits in the heart of the island-city-state's arts and cultural district, a 15-minute taxi ride from Changi Airport, and just minutes from the Central Business District. The 395-room hotel features a scenic Sky Deck, infinity pool, 24-hour gym and beautiful dining options. As a welcome surprise, guests have access to a Handy Phone which ...

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Komune Resort & Beach Club

Thursday, March 9, 2017

My mission to find somewhere to stay off the beaten track led me to a very special place on Bali’s east coast... Komune Resort & Beach Club is on Bali’s less developed, lush eastern side, around 40 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport. It started life as a boutique resort for surfers on a pilgrimage to one ...

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Singapore’s South

Monday, March 6, 2017

A tried and tested guide to the realm that‘s beyond Changi Airport   For the fourth year in a row, Singapore’s Changi Airport has been awarded the World’s Best Airport by millions of travellers in the Skytrax Awards. It served a record 58.7 million passengers last year and with its giant swimming pool, award-winning leisure amenities and top-quality dining ...

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Bucket List Destination – Japan

Sunday, January 15, 2017

This beautiful country has long been on my bucket list and while the chance to travel here with Getaway has popped up, people have always fought for it and so I've always missed out, but it's ok, I'll get there eventually! I'm almost annoyed by the amount of people who come back from here saying "oh my gosh, it's ...

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