It's more fun in the Philippines
Vacations and Travel

Vacations and Travel prize competition
V&T Confidential
Inspirational features and photos

10 hot rooftop pools: Would you like a pool with your view? Then head to one of these hotels to enjoy jaw-dropping outlooks while you cool down.
Some people believe that Shangri-la is a physical place, others believe it’s a state of mind – and that’s just what the newest edition of My Shangri-La sets out to capture.
Armchair scuba divers will soon be able to explore one of the world’s most spectacular underwater ecosystems without leaving home thanks to a pioneering research survey mapping the Great Barrier Reef.

Vacations & Travel

on the road in Ecuador.


Hotel of the month: ShaSa Resort & Residences Tiered down a hill on beautiful Laem Set Beach and overlooking the Gulf of Thailand is the exclusive, five-star ShaSa Resort & Residences, the perfect place to flee for a romantic getaway or to spend some quality time with the family.

From China to Canada, Tuscany to Turkey, there’s a new way to explore the world in style. With more than 30 years experience in the tour and travel world, Peregrine has extended its reach to include bespoke, luxurious experiences: Peregrine Reserve.
The upcoming London Summer Olympic Games will have many of us running around. Thankfully, there are plenty of new places to put your feet up between events. Here, three of the city’s hottest spa escapes.

For more V&T Confidential, click here.


FREE newsletter signup!

Sign up to receive free travel features, the latest travel news & exclusive competitions, straight to your inbox!

* indicates required

V&T Updates
Ideas and Inspiration

Panamanian Beauty

Panama is now not just known for its canal, it is home to the Biomuseo – a museum designed to tell the story of how the isthmus of Panama rose from the sea, uniting two continents, splitting an ocean in two and changing the planet’s biodiversity forever.

Exclusive Myanmar

Some of the world’s best kept secrets are revealed as part of the inaugural exclusive Monks, Temples and Pagodas 2016 cruise tour of Myanmar just released by

Don’t Pei Me Down

The Four Seasons in Sydney looks certain to regain its status as a five-star dining destination with the opening of Pei Modern, a smart new bistro serving earthy, regional Italian fare and boutique wines.

Turkish Treat

The brand new Mandarin Oriental sits on the edge of the Aegean, in Turkey’s luxury coastal town of Bodrum. The five-star hotel’s 60 hectare Paradise Bay waterfront property makes the most of the location.

Valdibora Market

A few steps from beautiful Valdibora Square and the bustling harbour, you’ll find Rovinj’s central market, where Istria’s finest culinary gems are waiting to be discovered.

Hotel Fort Canning, Singapore

Singapore never fails to surprise, and when it comes to high-end hotels, visitors to this island are spoilt for choice. Should you like a dash of history with your luxury property, the Hotel Fort Canning is a great choice.

LAN is Dreaming

In April, LAN Airlines will begin flying the Boeing 787 between Sydney and Santiago with a stopover in Auckland.

Rhino Africa Safaris
Advertise Subscribe & Win Contact us Terms of Use