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Travel Vlogs

3 Reasons You’ll Love SOLO Travel in Southeast Asia

Whether you’re 20, 40-and-fabulous (like me at 48 ;-)), or 60, it’s never too early or late in life to TRAVEL SOLO. You’ll live an adventure that will enrich your life in ways you can’t…

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3 Reasons You’ll Love SOLO Travel in Southeast Asia

Whether you’re 20, 40-and-fabulous (like me at 48 ;-)), or 60, it’s never too early or late in life to TRAVEL SOLO. You’ll live an adventure that will enrich your life in ways you can’t…

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Kuala Lumpur’s Studio Cafe | A MUST for Photographers

Bakeries & Cafes  |  Malaysia

Right around the corner from KLCC’s Petronas Twin Towers is a quirky new cafe and the perfect spot for digital nomads or travellers to Kuala Lumpur looking to recharge their battery. Studio Cafe opened this…

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Kuala Lumpur’s Studio Cafe | A MUST for Photographers

Bakeries & Cafes  |  Malaysia

Right around the corner from KLCC’s Petronas Twin Towers is a quirky new cafe and the perfect spot for digital nomads or travellers to Kuala Lumpur looking to recharge their battery. Studio Cafe opened this…

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Colombo Best Priority Pass Lounge | CMB Airport International Departures

Airport Lounges  |  Sri Lanka

Colombo’s international departures terminal is pretty small and with VERY little in the way of restaurants, bars, or services … so finding a comfy and chilled lounge to tuck into is a must.  As a…

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Colombo Best Priority Pass Lounge | CMB Airport International Departures

Airport Lounges  |  Sri Lanka

Colombo’s international departures terminal is pretty small and with VERY little in the way of restaurants, bars, or services … so finding a comfy and chilled lounge to tuck into is a must.  As a…

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Sri Lanka ‘How To’ Guide to Getting Around in Style

Sri Lanka  |  Sri Lanka

The journey I just took to Sri Lanka has turned out to be my favourite trip since 2016!!  I spent two weeks exploring, although to be honest I think three weeks is the ideal amount…

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Sri Lanka ‘How To’ Guide to Getting Around in Style

Sri Lanka  |  Sri Lanka

The journey I just took to Sri Lanka has turned out to be my favourite trip since 2016!!  I spent two weeks exploring, although to be honest I think three weeks is the ideal amount…

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Dialog Sri Lanka, Best PrePaid/Tourist SIM @ Colombo Airport

Sri Lanka  |  Sri Lanka

Sorting out your data plan (for Netflix, YouTube, Facebook and all social media) and a SIM card to handle all your calls and messages is easy at Sri Lanka’s International Airport in Colombo. I did…

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Galle Fort Tour + Top Restaurants Sneak Peek

Heritage | UNESCO  |  Sri Lanka

It’s easy to see why Galle Fort is the most popular spot for closing out an epic journey around Sri Lanka, for both solo travellers and groups. It’s gorgeous, there is tons to see and…

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Galle Fort Tour + Top Restaurants Sneak Peek

Heritage | UNESCO  |  Sri Lanka

It’s easy to see why Galle Fort is the most popular spot for closing out an epic journey around Sri Lanka, for both solo travellers and groups. It’s gorgeous, there is tons to see and…

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Sri Lanka Train Vlog | Day Trip Tips (Galle Koggala)

Sri Lanka  |  Sri Lanka

Hopping aboard a Sri Lankan Train is a MUST for any visitor to the country. Not only are their rail journeys epically beautiful and famously named the most scenic in the world, they are also…

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Sri Lanka Train Vlog | Day Trip Tips (Galle Koggala)

Sri Lanka  |  Sri Lanka

Hopping aboard a Sri Lankan Train is a MUST for any visitor to the country. Not only are their rail journeys epically beautiful and famously named the most scenic in the world, they are also…

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Dickwella Sri Lanka | Temple + Perfect Beach Afternoon

Sri Lanka  |  Sri Lanka

When you’re staying around Tangalle Beach, Matara, or anywhere in that general area on Sri Lanka’s south coast, a perfect day will combine the beach, a bit of culture, and a killer sunset session. I…

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Sri Lanka Safari Vlog | Yala National Park with Wild Coast

Adventure  |  Sri Lanka

I had no idea what I was in for really when I set out on my first-ever safari but WOW am I now hooked! Sri Lanka is the perfect place to be at one with…

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Sri Lanka Safari Vlog | Yala National Park with Wild Coast

Adventure  |  Sri Lanka

I had no idea what I was in for really when I set out on my first-ever safari but WOW am I now hooked! Sri Lanka is the perfect place to be at one with…

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Sri Lanka Solo Travel | Taxi vs. Tuk Tuk in Weligama

Solo Travel Vlog  |  Sri Lanka

When it comes to transportation for solo travellers in Sri Lanka (definitely in Weligama!), a taxi isn’t always the best choice. Not that they aren’t comfy but their fares are often optimised for two to…

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Sri Lanka Solo Travel | Taxi vs. Tuk Tuk in Weligama

Solo Travel Vlog  |  Sri Lanka

When it comes to transportation for solo travellers in Sri Lanka (definitely in Weligama!), a taxi isn’t always the best choice. Not that they aren’t comfy but their fares are often optimised for two to…

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Travel from Kandy to Koggala in Style by Sea Plane

Getting Around  |  Sri Lanka

When it comes to the list of amazing experiences you’ll have in Sri Lanka, driving on a steady stream of modern / safe / high speed highways won’t be atop that list. And since most…

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Travel from Kandy to Koggala in Style by Sea Plane

Getting Around  |  Sri Lanka

When it comes to the list of amazing experiences you’ll have in Sri Lanka, driving on a steady stream of modern / safe / high speed highways won’t be atop that list. And since most…

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Kuala Lumpur Airport FastTrack BEST Departure Service EVER

Airport Lounges  |  KLIA

Arrive just a little over and hour to KLIA or KLIA2 and be FastTrack’d through the airport, flight check-in, immigration, and even have time for breakfast served in a private lounge. That’s what I just…

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Le Méridien Putrajaya Perfect Staycation, 25mins from KL!

Hotels  |  Malaysia

When it’s time for a perfect Weekend Staycation Getaway, do it right and stay in style at Le Méridien Putrajaya!  I’d say it’s most perfect for foodies, golfers, and shoppers (as you’ll see in the video)…

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Le Méridien Putrajaya Perfect Staycation, 25mins from KL!

Hotels  |  Malaysia

When it’s time for a perfect Weekend Staycation Getaway, do it right and stay in style at Le Méridien Putrajaya!  I’d say it’s most perfect for foodies, golfers, and shoppers (as you’ll see in the video)…

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Putrajaya Luxury Travel Guide | Hidden Gem Sights, Food & Best Hotel

Luxury Guide Videos  |  Malaysia

Until 1995 there was only rainforest and plantations here in PUTRAJAYA but now this 5,000 hectare region is Malaysia’s #1 eco-friendly city, named after the country’s first prime minister.  And it will surprise you!  Only 25…

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Putrajaya Luxury Travel Guide | Hidden Gem Sights, Food & Best Hotel

Luxury Guide Videos  |  Malaysia

Until 1995 there was only rainforest and plantations here in PUTRAJAYA but now this 5,000 hectare region is Malaysia’s #1 eco-friendly city, named after the country’s first prime minister.  And it will surprise you!  Only 25…

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Thailand | Centara Hat Yai Best Hotel in Town

HatYai  |  Thailand

It’s such a wonderful gift when an affordable 4-star hotel shines just as brightly as a 5-star luxury hotel … and that’s exactly what you can expect at Centara HatYai Hotel.  I spent three nights at…

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Thailand | Centara Hat Yai Best Hotel in Town

HatYai  |  Thailand

It’s such a wonderful gift when an affordable 4-star hotel shines just as brightly as a 5-star luxury hotel … and that’s exactly what you can expect at Centara HatYai Hotel.  I spent three nights at…

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Kuala Lumpur | Le Mei Chinese Fine Dining & Dim Sum at Le Méridien Putrajaya

Dining Out  |  Malaysia

It’s very rare when a single restaurant blows me away to such a point that I launch a dedicated video and review of just that restaurant during a 3-day hotel review but that’s exactly what…

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Pink Afternoon Tea (Breast Cancer Awareness month) at Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

Afternoon Tea  |  Malaysia

Each month, Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur whips up a wonderfully elegant and delicious afternoon tea in their expansive but cosy Lobby Lounge. And they do it with the delightful (optional) add-on of cocktails and bubbles, which…

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HatYai Thailand Luxury Travel Guide Video

HatYai  |  Thailand

It’s always amazing when a destination really delights and surprises and that’s exactly what happened for me in HatYai, Thailand.  This was a long weekend trip for me from Kuala Lumpur by train and it…

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HatYai Thailand Luxury Travel Guide Video

HatYai  |  Thailand

It’s always amazing when a destination really delights and surprises and that’s exactly what happened for me in HatYai, Thailand.  This was a long weekend trip for me from Kuala Lumpur by train and it…

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Five Elements Fantasy Dining at Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

Dining Out  |  Malaysia

Hippity hop, foodies!  Something special has popped up at Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur and you don’t want to miss it.  Until November 24th, Executive Chef Olivier Pistre beckons you to enjoy a lavish and fantasy-filled culinary…

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Travel to HatYai | by Train Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar

After 2 years in Malaysia, I finally took the picturesque and very chilled train journey from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar for 3 fun-filled days in Hat Yai, Thailand.  In my (almost 20 minute) vlog,…

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Travel to HatYai | by Train Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar

After 2 years in Malaysia, I finally took the picturesque and very chilled train journey from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar for 3 fun-filled days in Hat Yai, Thailand.  In my (almost 20 minute) vlog,…

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Kuala Lumpur | TUMI Fall 2018 Luggage Show

When it comes to gorgeous luggage, travel bags, and fashion electronics accessories, TUMI has always been a favourite of mine.  The brand embodies quality, durability, and sexiness in a way that’s all its own.  As…

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Kuala Lumpur | TUMI Fall 2018 Luggage Show

When it comes to gorgeous luggage, travel bags, and fashion electronics accessories, TUMI has always been a favourite of mine.  The brand embodies quality, durability, and sexiness in a way that’s all its own.  As…

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Vlog | Why All Solo Travellers Should Cruise

There’s something about a snorkelling excursion, boozy sunset cruise, or a proper week-long cruise that takes a solo traveller out of ourselves and makes us instantly more social.  I don’t know if it’s because everyone…

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Vlog | Why All Solo Travellers Should Cruise

There’s something about a snorkelling excursion, boozy sunset cruise, or a proper week-long cruise that takes a solo traveller out of ourselves and makes us instantly more social.  I don’t know if it’s because everyone…

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What I Learned on 3-Month Solo Trip Around Malaysia

Looking back, when I took my 90 day journey around Malaysia I was having an unpredictable year at best.  It was fabulous, it was an evil bitch, it was scary, and it was wonderfully memorable.…

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What I Learned on 3-Month Solo Trip Around Malaysia

Looking back, when I took my 90 day journey around Malaysia I was having an unpredictable year at best.  It was fabulous, it was an evil bitch, it was scary, and it was wonderfully memorable.…

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Vlog | How To Make Traditional Vietnamese Coffee

Most travellers to Vietnam end up returning home with a metal coffee filter as a souvenir.  It generally takes just one sip of the delectable delights of traditional Vietnamese coffee to win us over.  But…

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Hanoi | La Badiane – Most Romantic Restaurant

While I definitely wing it when it comes to planning touristy things to do on a trip, that is not the case when it comes to where to eat.  I research everything from the best…

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Hanoi | La Badiane – Most Romantic Restaurant

While I definitely wing it when it comes to planning touristy things to do on a trip, that is not the case when it comes to where to eat.  I research everything from the best…

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Maldives | Four Seasons Kuda Huraa Sunrise Water Villa

From the sky to where the sea kisses the sand, Four Seasons Maldives Kuda Huraa is surrounded by so many shades of blue and green that it’ll leave you wide-eyed and spellbound from the moment…

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Maldives | Four Seasons Kuda Huraa Sunrise Water Villa

From the sky to where the sea kisses the sand, Four Seasons Maldives Kuda Huraa is surrounded by so many shades of blue and green that it’ll leave you wide-eyed and spellbound from the moment…

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Kuala Lumpur | InterContinental Hotel Perfect Staycation

Bright, cheery rooms, amazing culinary delights, and one of the best club lounges in KL awaits!  When it comes to a perfect urban staycation (or simply a perfect hotel stay), you’re going to be WOW’d…

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Kuala Lumpur | InterContinental Hotel Perfect Staycation

Bright, cheery rooms, amazing culinary delights, and one of the best club lounges in KL awaits!  When it comes to a perfect urban staycation (or simply a perfect hotel stay), you’re going to be WOW’d…

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Kuala Lumpur | Heli Pad Lounge Best Rooftop View

When it comes to sunset sessions in Kuala Lumpur, the one spot I recommend time and again to anyone visiting the city is the very unique and cool Heli Pad Lounge.  I’ve been a few…

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Kuala Lumpur Airport | Kofi Kraze2 Cold Brew Coffee

Next time you have a flight out of Kuala Lumpur’s KLIA2 terminal, don’t miss taking a moment to refuel on yummy and inventive cold brew coffee at Kofi Kraze2.  Located just inside the taxi drop…

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Kuala Lumpur Airport | Kofi Kraze2 Cold Brew Coffee

Next time you have a flight out of Kuala Lumpur’s KLIA2 terminal, don’t miss taking a moment to refuel on yummy and inventive cold brew coffee at Kofi Kraze2.  Located just inside the taxi drop…

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Phuket | Kata Rocks Oceanfront Villas (Review for FEMALE Mag)

Welcome to Kata Rocks!  This modern, tech-friendly, five-star-fabulous villas property was seemingly built as an Instagrammers playground and I was there to review the Ocean Pool Loft for FEMALE Magazine.  Watch my full video tour…

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Asia Solo Travel & Expat Life

Whether you’re 20, 40-and-fabulous (like me at 47), or 60, it’s never too early or late in life to TRAVEL SOLO. You’ll live an adventure that will enrich your life in ways you can’t even…

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Asia Solo Travel & Expat Life

Whether you’re 20, 40-and-fabulous (like me at 47), or 60, it’s never too early or late in life to TRAVEL SOLO. You’ll live an adventure that will enrich your life in ways you can’t even…

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Phuket | Monkey Diva’s Posh Dinner Cabaret

Kamala Beach shines brighter (and a bit naughtier) since the opening of Phuket’s most posh drag queen show, Monkey Diva.  This lively, festive, and immersive dinner cabaret will have you singing, dancing, and throwing back…

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Vlog | Travel Maldives to Papua New Guinea

It took 1 seaplane, 3 traditional flights, 2 buses, and 3 taxis to get from a very chilled Maldives trip recently to Papua New Guinea for a speaking gig. While some of it was magical,…

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Vlog | Travel Maldives to Papua New Guinea

It took 1 seaplane, 3 traditional flights, 2 buses, and 3 taxis to get from a very chilled Maldives trip recently to Papua New Guinea for a speaking gig. While some of it was magical,…

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Olaplex Review | Best Hair Salon Kuala Lumpur

It was a year ago when I first discovered the global phenomenon Olaplex. While it’s relatively new to Malaysia, it’s HUGE in the U.S. where Hollywood celebrities and musicians like Jennifer Lawrence, Cameron Diaz, Jennifer…

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Maldives | Four Seasons Private Island

Welcome to the only Four Seasons (totally) Private Island in the world! Starting at USD $46,360 a night, your dream holiday includes crystal clear waters, your own private yacht, a staff-to-guest ratio beyond your wildest…

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Manila Airport | Best Priority Pass Lounge is Sky View

On a recent trip from Papua New Guinea to Malaysia I had the longest overnight layover since my early 20s.  I knew in advance that I would be there all night so when I say…

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Manila Airport | Best Priority Pass Lounge is Sky View

On a recent trip from Papua New Guinea to Malaysia I had the longest overnight layover since my early 20s.  I knew in advance that I would be there all night so when I say…

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Kuala Lumpur | Cheapest Airport Transfer is Grab App

When I travelled to KL for the first time in 2016, it was recommended that I take the airport train to Sentrul and then hop into a taxi to reach the city.  Thankfully I learned…

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KL | Best Emergency Hospital – Prince Court

I’ve gone almost 50 years without a broken or fractured bone but that ended this week sadly. What I thought was an emergency because of my knee turned into quite a more serious injury altogether…

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KL | Best Emergency Hospital – Prince Court

I’ve gone almost 50 years without a broken or fractured bone but that ended this week sadly. What I thought was an emergency because of my knee turned into quite a more serious injury altogether…

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Seoul Nightlife Guide

Seoul, South Korea, is famous for its nightlife. When the sun goes down the city truly comes to life. With 24-hour cafes, bars, nightclubs and more, you’d be mad to be tucked up in bed…

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Ramadan 2018 Vlog | Resorts World Genting

If you want to break fast with a true Ramadan feast and delight the whole family with a fabulously memorable experience then head up to SkySymphony at Resorts World Genting!  Genting Studios’ CG team has…

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Ramadan 2018 Vlog | Resorts World Genting

If you want to break fast with a true Ramadan feast and delight the whole family with a fabulously memorable experience then head up to SkySymphony at Resorts World Genting!  Genting Studios’ CG team has…

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Kuala Lumpur | Bottega Aperitivity Party

If you’re looking for a just a wee bit of mid-week fun, Bottega’s Aperitivity will be just your cup of tea!  Well, it’s actually loads and loads of wine or Spritz cocktails but you get…

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Kuala Lumpur | Bottega Aperitivity Party

If you’re looking for a just a wee bit of mid-week fun, Bottega’s Aperitivity will be just your cup of tea!  Well, it’s actually loads and loads of wine or Spritz cocktails but you get…

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6 Dirtiest Places in Hotel Rooms

Did you know that some things in a hotel room are cleaned daily, while others are tended to on a rotational schedule that could see them being cleaned only a few times a year?  There’s…

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6 Dirtiest Places in Hotel Rooms

Did you know that some things in a hotel room are cleaned daily, while others are tended to on a rotational schedule that could see them being cleaned only a few times a year?  There’s…

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Langkawi | The Ritz-Carlton Ocean Front Villa

When it comes to tip-top service and a resort with so much WOW-factor that you’ll be wide-eyed and snapping pics from the moment you check in … The Ritz-Carlton Langkawi has it all and more!…

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Langkawi | The Ritz-Carlton Ocean Front Villa

When it comes to tip-top service and a resort with so much WOW-factor that you’ll be wide-eyed and snapping pics from the moment you check in … The Ritz-Carlton Langkawi has it all and more!…

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Kuala Lumpur | Afternoon Tea at InterContinental

While on a review of the InterContinental Kuala Lumpur this weekend I sat down for their Secret Garden Afternoon Tea and have only amazing feedback to report!  In fact, this wonderful high tea has instantly…

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Halong Bay | 1st Time Trying Vietnamese Coffee

Vietnamese coffee is delicious.  And it is now a serious love of mine, I crave it all the time!  It’s flavourful, thick, sweet, and packs a strong kick unmatched by other country’s signature coffee!  Come…

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Vlog | $12 AirAsia Weekend Getaway to Medan

It has been years since I’ve taken a spontaneous — seriously spontaneous, as in RIGHT NOW — flight for a bit of weekend fun.  So when I saw the $12/RM49 AirAsia flight from Kuala Lumpur to…

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Vlog | $12 AirAsia Weekend Getaway to Medan

It has been years since I’ve taken a spontaneous — seriously spontaneous, as in RIGHT NOW — flight for a bit of weekend fun.  So when I saw the $12/RM49 AirAsia flight from Kuala Lumpur to…

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Best KL Hair Salon | Toni&Guy Kuala Lumpur at Troika

My hair is crazy unhealthy at the moment …. but that’s no fault of Toni&Guy Kuala Lumpur at Troika.  In fact, under their care it’s the first time in years that anyone has cared to…

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Kuala Lumpur | Uncork’d KL Wine, Food, Music Event at Slate at The Row

Any event that is created around wine, food, and amazing live music is aces in my book … and the team at Slate at The Row did it right with Uncork’d KL! This annual event…

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Phuket | Thavorn Beach Village Relaxed Beachfront Resort

After 10 days of reviewing shiny 5-star hotels and villas, it was a wonderful treat to end my stay in Phuket at a relaxed and chilled resort that is connected to the past in delightful…

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Phuket | Thavorn Beach Village Relaxed Beachfront Resort

After 10 days of reviewing shiny 5-star hotels and villas, it was a wonderful treat to end my stay in Phuket at a relaxed and chilled resort that is connected to the past in delightful…

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Vlogging Tips | Shoot Multiple Angles for Awesome Video (shot on Leica V-Lux)

This is a rare personal post on my luxury travel website but I hope it will be helpful to anyone who shoots video on their holidays or for vloggers who are self-taught or just starting…

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Vlogging Tips | Shoot Multiple Angles for Awesome Video (shot on Leica V-Lux)

This is a rare personal post on my luxury travel website but I hope it will be helpful to anyone who shoots video on their holidays or for vloggers who are self-taught or just starting…

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