Our stunning Ocean Suite with a view of the Indian Ocean.

The Best Of Every World

At Alila Seminyak, you can have your cake and eat it too! Bali has always been a favourite holiday spot of mine – perfect weather and beach just a stone’s throw away, and the recent mushrooming of healthy organic cafes, has had me yearning to return. The recent opening of Alila Seminyak sealed the deal […]

LEED-designed with local stones and wood to blend in seamlessly with the craggy mountains, Alila Jabal Akhdar combines traditional Omani design with contemporary touches.

Peace Out

  Start the year on a high note and re-calibrate at this peaceful luxurious resort. My Middle Eastern adventure started off after leaving Muscat airport, where I was greeted with lush foliage and stunning mountainous views, surprising for a rather barren city. Our driver stopped by a wholesale fruit and vegetable market to get fresh coconuts […]

Dazzling blue ocean as far as the eyes can see

Lush Island Living

Slow down and rediscover each other on the relaxing The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi in Maldives. As I am writing this, I am simultaneously texting my husband about dinner plans, eating my salad and checking emails. I brisk walk everywhere I go and am used to juggling five different projects at one time. For someone […]


Nature Calls

Living in a concrete jungle like Singapore with deadlines and to-do lists aplenty, a resort like The Datai in Langkawi may be exactly what the doctor ordered for your frazzled soul. Nestled in 10 million-year-old rainforest and overlooking the Datai Bay, awarded by National Geographic as one of the top 10 beaches in the world, the […]

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Right Here, Right Now

Ensconce yourself in the gorgeous Alila Villas Uluwatu and you may not want to leave – ever. “Ibu, your treatment is finished,” my therapist whispered into my ear, stirring me from a gentle slumber. I had just completed an utterly pampering hot stones massage, body scrub, body wrap and avocado coconut hair treatment at Alila […]

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Aesthetics & Beauty April – out now!

Lights, camera, action! Awards season is finally over, and the last few months had us glued to our TV as we cheered on our favourite celebrities and ogled at how gorgeous they looked at the Baftas, Grammys, Emmys and Oscars. And, the crème de la crème of Hollywood did not disappoint, parading their sleek bodies […]


Glamping It Up!

Travelling is the only thing you buy that makes you richer…and younger. This is an adage I live by, that is why I make it a point to take off every few months to refresh my spirit and nourish my soul. Camping has always been one of the to-do things on my bucket list. I […]