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 […]

Review: The Connaught, London

Review: The Connaught, London

London, England Room type: Terrace Suite Duration: 26th March Booked with: Directly with hotel If I die poor then I will have no one to blame but myself.  There will be no need for a committee to work out where it all went wrong.  Sting’s accountant will not need to be interviewed. […]

Amanruya vs Amanzoe

Amanruya vs Amanzoe

After 3 nights at Amanzoe and 4 at Amanruya last May, I know what it feels like to eare stuck between a rock and a hard place. I’m telling ya, you’re lucky that it was me doing this and not you, as it pushed me to my limits. Getting there: […]

Review:  Aman Venice, Venice

Review: Aman Venice, Venice

Venice, Italy Room type: Upgraded to Palazzo Chamber Luminoso and Palazzo Stanza Duration: 26th > 28th February Booked with: Virtuoso Getting there Ah, Venice.  Second only to Paris as the city of love.  A beautiful, magistical, almost surreal place that you wouldn’t believe if someone attempted to build now.  Even amongst the […]

Review:  Iniala, Phuket

Review: Iniala, Phuket

Consisting of only 3 villas and 1 penthouse, Iniala recently celebrated its second birthday.  With a huge range of international designers being given free reign to design the property, along with Michelin star chefs, an ex-North Island GM and a whole host of activities, Iniala has been firmly rooted at […]

Review: Gora Kadan, Hakone

Review: Gora Kadan, Hakone

The best things in life are free, they said.  Get out of the city and enjoy the fresh, country air, they said.  Well to them I say: you have never been to Gora Kadan. Gora Kadan, Hakone, Japan Room type: Jacuzzi Suite Duration: 11th -> 12th September Booked with: AMEX FHR Introduction […]

Review: Aman Tokyo, Tokyo

Review: Aman Tokyo, Tokyo

Aman Tokyo opened last December as the first city Aman.  Going completely off script from their existing business plan of very remote, ~30 room resorts, this is supposedly the start of expansion into other cities world wide, I thought we would try out their latest venture. Aman Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Room […]

Review: Amanruya, Bodrum

Review: Amanruya, Bodrum

After numerous visits to Aman’s across Asia and 3 visits to Amanzoe, it felt like we should give the other resorts within Europe a try.  So during the bank holiday weekend/half-term, we made our way from sunny England to Amanruya via Amanzoe. Amanruya, Bodrum, Turkey Room type: Pool Terrace Cottage, Garden View […]

Review: Amanzoe, Greece

Review: Amanzoe, Greece

This was our 4th stay in Amanzoe in less than 2 years, which might give you an idea of what we think of the resort. With each visit, we only ever do 3-4 days at a time, as whilst there are certainly activities to do, we prefer to use the […]