Browsing Category Asia

Three nights in Bangkok


Monday, December 10, 2018

What are long weekends for? A 72-hour adventure to Asia of course! So when Journeys to Come’s Jack Walden had the opportunity to meet a friend in Bangkok for a couple of days of rest and recreation, he took it. Jack Walden. After a somewhat short flight (well, from Australia anything under 12 hours is easy!), ...

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Hiroshima visit feeds the soul


Monday, November 19, 2018

This week’s Guest Traveller, Hugo, spent 10 days in Japan with his wife, and sister. In this article, he shares highlights from his time in Hiroshima, including ‘Japanese soul food’ made with what you like… including cheese! Food: Okonomi ('what you like') yaki ('grill') Termed ‘Japanese soul food’ by foodies, the mighty okonomiyaki is a pancake stuffed ...

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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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