Holiday Celebrations on Koh Samui

Depending on the time of year, anyone renting or purchasing villas on Koh Samui may have the opportunity to take part in some of the holiday celebrations that take place on the island. There are celebrations for traditional Thai holidays and celebrations for holidays celebrated internationally, and each one offers a unique experience. There are…

Temples of Bali

Hinduism is a major religion in Bali, and as such, there are a number of Hindu temples that people buying or renting luxury villas in Bali can visit. These temples provide a glimpse of both the culture and history of the people of Bali. Those buying or renting luxury villas in Bali will want to…

Popular Activities in Sri Lanka

Some of the popular activities that people renting or buying luxury villas in Sri Lanka will want to take part in include going to the beach and whale watching. Fortunately, there are numerous options available for both activities, giving you plenty of opportunity to take part in them. As you might expect from an island…

Spectacular Hanoi

You’ve booked an amazing luxury villa in Vietnam’s bustling capital, Hanoi; a buzzing and vibrant 1,000 year-old city where preserved ancient Vietnamese  landmarks clash dramatically with modern structures.  Motorcycles whizz about effortlessly through French style boulevards lined with cafes and street stalls, beautiful parks and towering skyscrapers.  This city is the pearl of North Vietnam,…

Tasting the Temples of Phuket

Maybe you fancy getting out of luxuriating in your Phuket villa, and it’s one of those days where you’re feeling beached out, or maybe you’re a keen spiritual being, and fancy learning more about the temples and religious sites this magical island has to offer. Being 95% Buddhist, most of the spiritual attractions in Phuket…

Setting Off For Sri Lanka

Why you should visit Sri Lanka ? Since the island’s civil war officially ended in 2009, Sri Lanka has been having quite the party, with tourist arrivals at 650,000 in 2010 moving up to 2.2 million in 2016 so far, and for good reason.  As a luxury destination, Sri Lanka has got the lot; beautiful beaches,…

The Shores of South Vietnam – An Overview

Vietnam’s becoming more popular Thailand, with its heady blend of warm welcomes, rich culture, amenable access and relative safety, combined with the spectacular selection of beaches and islands and generally reliable weather, has long stood as the regional champ when it comes to an exotic beach holiday.  Vietnam however, whilst joining the tourism party relatively…

Time for the Island Splashdown – Songkran !

Songkran’s coming soon   Do you like to get wet? Of course you do.  Me too.  It’s that time of year again, forty degree meltdowns, office doors bolted shut, water cannons on sale on every street corner, hoses on and buckets lining the streets; kids and adults alike losing their minds in a mad fest…

The best Bali sunset bars

22 top places to catch stunning views of the sunset, from beachfront restaurants, glamorous clubs to rooftop bars Chilling out at an uber-cool, Bali sunset bar with a snazzy cocktail in hand (or a good ol’ Bintang beer if you fancy), whilst watching the legendary tropical sunset is THE only must do in Bali – well, besides…

Best Islands to Visit in the Philippines

So many islands to choose from… There are over 7,000 islands that make up the Philippines, which can make it difficult for anyone buying or renting luxury villas in the Philippines to decide which ones to visit. To make it easier, it will help to look at some of the islands that stand out more…