January…a time for fresh starts, new beginnings and a hella lot of planning. As a former management consultant, I am unashamed of my love for a good plan, especially when I can start meeting goals…

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“Isn’t the Ritz-Carlton closed at the moment?” asked my friend as she watched me pack my family’s bags for the third in a series of staycations to take place over a handful of weeks. She…

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Two and half years ago, back when we were fresh-faced and bushy-tailed (ie. pre-baby), Mr Sunshine and I checked in for a staycation at the Grand Hyatt Doha where a weekend of pure pampering and…

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With heavy hearts, we reluctantly left our forest hideaway at Four Seasons Sayan and headed south west, away from Bali’s heartland towards the coast at Jimbaran Bay, where the mainland is connected to the protruding…

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Mr Sunshine and I had dreamed of visiting Bali for years. In fact, it was on our honeymoon shortlist, coming in second place only after our eventual choice of the Amalfi Coast. Two years on,…

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