Entries by Sue Wallace

Fancy a Stay in the new Swedish Arctic Bath Hotel and Spa?

    Looking for something new and different? Bookings are now open for the long-awaited floating hotel and spa, Arctic Bath at Lulea in Swedish Lapland. World First It’s the world’s first Arctic floating spa and cabins with an emphasis on wellness, mindfulness and cleansing treatments through spa partners Kerstin Florian. Travel experts at Off the Map […]

Romance on Lake Como

George Clooney is nowhere to be seen as we head towards the Grand Hotel Tremezzo on beautiful Lake Como. The oh-so-debonair movie star lives in this area and up until he became a father of twins he was often seen riding his motorbike through the picturesque villages – now, not so much. Clooney Alert Clooney […]

Zip around New Zealand in a Sports Car

The best way to see New Zealand’s stunning countryside is by car. But not any ordinary car. Tom Rosentreter, director of SportsCar Rental in Auckland has a stable of sports cars that are perfect for exploring the countryside. We picked up a Nissan 350Z and followed the coastal road from Auckland to beautiful Paroa Bay. […]

Review : The Little Albion Guest House

Where: It’s hip, full of character and has a past. Step through the front gates of the Little Albion Guest House and know you are in for something special. You will find it in the heart of Surry Hills at 21 Little Albion Street. It’s a great location in the inner Sydney suburb that boasts […]

Seabourn Encore Review

  Want to escape the supermarket onslaught and tired of hearing Uncle Tom’s repeated jokes around the Christmas table then consider a Christmas cruise on Seabourn Encore. But anytime is a great time to cruise on this luxury ship that comes with all the trimmings. Name of the Ship Seabourn Encore Destination A 16-day Christmas South […]

Brisbane’s Chic Calile Hotel- Review

The Calile Hotel Where: Perfectly located in Brisbane’s busy James Street shopping and restaurant hub. The Calile Hotel, 48 James St Fortitude Valley Brisbane, Queensland is one of the city’s newest hotels. Back story This is Australia’s first urban resort and it’s fabulous. It is designed by leading architects Richards and Spence, who are recognised […]

Crowne Plaza Melbourne’s new look

Where Crowne Plaza Melbourne is in a great riverfront location in the heart of Melbourne. Overlooking the action-packed Yarra River, it is located at 1-5 Spencer Street which is within easy walking distance of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, city centre, Docklands, Marvel Stadium, Southern Cross Station, DFO and the Melbourne Casino and Southbank. It […]

Evita the Musical Wows in Melbourne

Melbourne’s latest blockbuster musical, Evita starring Tina Arena is well deserving of the standing ovations and shouts of bravo it has received. Tina Arena is simply mesmerising as Eva Peron bringing passion and glamour to the role plus that fabulous voice. It’s not only the many men she seduces in the musical on her rapid […]

Six fancy Bangkok hotels and why we love them

Bangkok has a skyline full of hotels but which one do you choose to stay in? Here are six properties that we have visited, experienced and highly recommend next time you are in the ‘City of Angels’. By Sue Wallace and Helen Hayes. Banyan Tree Bangkok Bangkok is known as a city that sparkles at […]