Entries by Sue Wallace

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 […]

Michelin Star for PRU at Trisara Phuket

It is no surprise the farm to table restaurant PRU at Thailand’s luxury Trisara resort has been awarded Phuket’s first Michelin Star. The innovative cuisine is deserving of its many accolades and is a true dining experience at an impressive seaside resort. The restaurant’s critically acclaimed Chef de Cuisine Jim Ophorst is touted as an […]

The Ritz London – Ten Things to Love

From the moment you are greeted at the front door of The Ritz London – you know you are in for something very special. There’s just something about this hotel that charms. 1. Location The Ritz is located in the heart of London, making it the perfect location for exploring one of the most vibrant […]

Wellness Retreats to go to in 2019

So 2019 is the year to get fit and concentrate on your well being by visiting top wellness retreats. The hard work’s been done for you by Health and Fitness Travel with a 12-month calendar featuring the best health resorts and treatments to keep you in tip-top condition. From January detox retreats in Java to […]

Secrets of The Ritz London

  Jackie Onassis described The Ritz London as “paradise” and Charlie Chaplin needed 40 policemen to escort him through his fans into the hotel in 1921. They are just two facts in the fascinating world of The Ritz London that has wowed guests since it opened in May 1906. It’s a Legend The Ritz Hotel […]

Snag the bounty in Kakadu

Ever considered fishing in Kakadu in the green season? It’s certainly can be profitable. The first two $10,000 catches in this year’s Million Dollar Fish competition have been caught in Kakadu’s Yellow Water Billabong providing even greater incentives for travellers to bring a fishing rod to Kakadu over the ‘green season’. Lucky Anglers The latest […]

Hilton opens in Papua New Guinea

Hilton has opened its first hotel in Papua New Guinea. The 212- room  Hilton Port Moresby, adds to Hilton’s existing portfolio of 24 operating hotels and 9 pipeline hotels in Australasia. As part of an agreement with Star Mountain Plaza, Hilton will also manage the newly completed and state-of-the-art Kutubu Convention Centre, which features space […]

Banyan Tree’s Vertigo attracts Chef Rolf Fliegauf

European culinary star Chef Rolf Fliegauf will star at the Banyan Tree’s fabulous rooftop restaurant, Vertigo for two special dinners. The twice 2-Michelin starred German-born brings his unmatched cooking finesse to Banyan Tree’s Vertigo for two nights only. The twice 2-Michelin starred German-born chef  will bring his unmatched cooking finesse to Banyan Tree’s Vertigo for […]