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Ask the Concierge: Revisiting Asia – Part 1

by Tuesday, May 28, 2019

In this two-part series of Ask the Concierge we travel through Asia, revisiting 10 of our favourite destinations. Join us we ask these concierge where they take their own guests, what the best places are for night-time entertainment, what key phrases visitors should learn, what their best keep secrets are and many more tips you need to know when travelling through Asia!

Kimamaya by Odin

by Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Concierge Peter has worked at Kimamaya by Odin, in Hokkaido, for six years. UK-born, Peter has lived in Japan for almost 10 years, with six of them at Kimamaya by Odin and the previous three years in Japan's south, on the main island of Honshu. Being a small property,  Kimamaya by Odin allows Peter to interact with guests ...

And the Oscar for the best goodie bag goes to…

by Sunday, February 24, 2019

It's Oscar season and the 91st Academy Awards will screen on Channel 9 from midday on Monday, 25 February. But, first, we have to talk... Not about the Best Picture or Best Actress nominees. (Hello Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper!) No, it's time to talk about the extravagant, $US100,000+ nominee "swag" bags, sent to all 25 major nominees ...