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 […]


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 […]