Where to Stay Put in Mauritius

Where to Stay Put in Mauritius

Mauritius is really a very unspoiled island and I highly recommend it whether for a honeymoon, a young family or in retirement. The hotels are excellent. The service is wonderful, the rooms thoroughly thought through and the food local, fresh and delicious.   My...
THE APPEAL OF SRI LANKA’S SOUTH

THE APPEAL OF SRI LANKA’S SOUTH

Kúpa-mandúka is the local phrase for one who never leaves his home, one ignorant of the world (literally, a frog in a well). But, for me, I knew Sri Lanka would be enriching and had to visit. I came first to the Wallawwa (www.thewallawwa.com). It’s just outside...
From Top to Toe in St. Lucia

From Top to Toe in St. Lucia

The best way to get a proper sense of the island, it seemed, was to work my way up the island by road and by boat. More than anywhere St. Lucia is best visited by being on the move. The thing to do is to change hotels every few days. For all its beauty and fecundity,...
Hotels in Antigua

Hotels in Antigua

    “Back can wait, but not belly” is a well-known Antiguan saying. Whether this refers to a massage before lunch I never found out but luxury is very much on offer in the following four Leeward Islands hotels. I flew first to Barbuda and to Barbuda North...
Thailand’s Top Wellness Spas

Thailand’s Top Wellness Spas

Spa holidays in Thailand are legendary. But perhaps not that well-known by the male fraternity. For years female visitors have been indulging in a number of beauty treatments. Aesthetic clinics abound that focus on beauty that is skin deep, while professional beauty...