Private Island

Review: Miavana, Madagascar

Review: Miavana, Madagascar

Miavana, Magagascar Room type: 2 bedroom villa Duration: 13th > 18th September, 2017 Booked with: Charity Buzz Miavana is the latest in a line of ultra-luxury, all-inclusive resorts with prices north of $4000/n that seem to be popping up with more regularity that a North Korean nuke. Like a UN weapons inspector, […]

Review: Amanpulo, Philippines

Review: Amanpulo, Philippines

Amanpulo, Philippines Room type: 1 bedroom villa Duration: 20th > 25th December Booked with: Ourisman Travel This is my second visit to Amanpulo, which I think says a lot in itself.  Excluding city hotels and English countryside resorts, the only properties I have ever returned to are Amanzoe and now Amanpulo.  I thought it […]

Review:  Laucala, Fiji

Review: Laucala, Fiji

Having stayed at Iniala, North Island, Fregate and now Laucala within the last 4 months, I’m sure we can all agree on one thing: I know how to recklessly waste money and avoid paying into a pension fund. Let’s ignore their atrocious website for a moment and just place your trust […]

North Island vs Fregate

North Island vs Fregate

Fregate Island Private, Seychelles Room type: Private Pool Residence Duration: 27th > 30th April, 2016 Booked with: Charity Buzz auction win Good vs Evil.  St. George vs the Dragon.  Batman vs Superman. Abraham Lincoln vs vampires.  Kayne West vs deep thinking.  Mosquitos vs me.  North Island vs Fregate.  The age old, historically […]

Review: North Island, Seychelles

Review: North Island, Seychelles

I can remember the moment vividly.  “Look at this hotel”, she said, pointing at some glossy magazine handed out by one of the air hostesses.  There I was, cruising at 35,000ft, witnessing a metaphorical explosion; there, in all its glory, was North Island.  Once again Kate Middleton was ruining my […]

Review: Huvafen Fushi, Maldives

Review: Huvafen Fushi, Maldives

Huvafen Fushi, Maldives Room type: Deluxe Beach Bungalow and Ocean Bungalow Duration: 12th > 19th March, 2014 Booked with: AMEX FHR Pre-sales I only sent them one email and they responded.  Huzzah.  Although they did take 3 days to respond.  Wah wah.  No records set, but no tears shed. A lot of […]