- The Hotel - In 1865, the first Langham Hotel opened in London, followed by it's expansion into other regions such as Asia, Middle East, Europe and North America.  The Langham Hotel in Melbourne is a 5-star luxury hotel, complete with 387 rooms and suites. Situated in Southbank, Melbourne this prime property overlooks the Yarra… Continue reading

Usually, when I book annual leave the objective is to relax and recharge.  But on more occasions than one, this time included -  itinerary planning turns into itinerary cramming. I'm dubbing Hong Kong in 48 hours as the ‘Amazing Race’ experience, here’s what happened as we scrambled through this busy city. Day one Landed at… Continue reading

This year, I traveled to Japan. Based on what people told me about their own experiences, I felt confident in my expectations...sushi, bullet trains and very very polite people. But what about that feeling you get when you think you know the whole story?  Let's say Japan's story in this case.  It's actually something that's… Continue reading

The aviation industry has enjoyed a long standing relationship with the glitz and glamour of flying high...but even though air travel has become much more affordable over the last century or two, people are still amused and somewhat attached to the idea of soaring amongst the clouds. I mean when you think about it, it’s the… Continue reading

Q: To what extent should we befriend instant gratification and doing things differently? A: Always & now I can’t say I’m fan of routine, rituals or rules especially when they’ve been compounded under seasoned expectations and too much fear. However, I do think having a couple of ‘yolo’ stories under your belt (carpe diem for… Continue reading

Although Romeo didn’t meet Juliet on Tinder (they met at a party in real life, a rare occurrence these days), they hit off and made it to the altar. But if we were to give these pair of star crossed lovers a few handy tips for Tinder, what would they be? Here’s my personal selection… Continue reading

Toted on the arm of Audrey Hepburn, the Louis Vuitton Speedy 25 is certainly an iconic piece.  I bought this bag several years ago when I stepped out of the world of retail.  After working for two premium Australian fashion labels I finally decided it was time to purchase my first luxury 'it' bag, and… Continue reading

Italy on a whim is always a good idea post exams, so I packed my bags and took a flight out to Rome. As my first solo trip, I didn’t know really what to expect or who I was going to meet but it was comforting to know that there was a ridiculous number of… Continue reading

When my overly ambitious goal to study ahead of stuvac (study vacation - a classic oxymoron) failed I've resorted to gorging on chocolate bars and cramming all night. Opps sorry brain. It's minus one week which means, hello panic and goodbye social life however what I've noticed is that my fellow peers have all adopted different… Continue reading