THAILAND – Amari Koh Samui is THE luxury family resort on the island! – Chris Travel Blog

Amari Koh Samui is a luxury hotel located in Chaweng beach area on the island of Koh Samui. Chaweng beach is the area of ​​the island where all the action is taking place. There are plenty of restaurants and bars, a beach, nightlife spots, and lots of activities for kids. I wanted to stay in … Read more

THAILAND – Akyra Manor Hotel Chiang Mai: intimate luxury for families & couples – Chris Travel Blog

Akyra Manor Hotel Chiang Mai was my home for 4 nights when I was in Chiang Mai during my 3-week Thailand road trip. My wife and kids traveled with me. Akyra Manor Hotel is a 5-star luxury hotel located downtown Chiang Mai and member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. I had an awesome … Read more

ARGENTINA – In Salta, Kkala Boutique Hotel is the place to stay – Chris Travel Blog

Salta was the starting point if my 7-day northwestern Argentina road trip. I stayed three nights at Kkala Boutique Hotel which is a small-scale luxury hotel. The perfect base to explore Salta city and make a day trip to the high Andes by train. It was a lovely stay with personal attention and great service. … Read more

THAILAND – Four Seasons Chiang Mai: A luxury treasure in the Mae Rim Valley – Chris Travel Blog

Four Seasons Chiang Mai is a hotel that’s something different than your usual hotel stay and a unique place. They offer ultimate luxury in a magnificent setting between rice fields in the Mae Rim Valley. Local activities are offered throughout the day which, for my kids too, were lots of fun to do. I stayed … Read more

THAILAND – Katiliya Mountain Resort & Spa offers natural luxury north of Chiang Rai – Chris Travel Blog

Northern Thailand north of Chiang Rai is a beautiful mountainous area. I included three nights at Katiliya Mountain Resort & Spa in my Thailand itinerary to explore the nature, tea plantations and the Golden Triangle. Katiliya Mountain Resort & Spa is nestled on a hill top of these green mountains and from where the area, … Read more

VANUATU – Holiday Inn Resort Port Vila; a luxury hotel with private lagoon beach – Chris Travel Blog

Vanuatu is the 71th country I visited and when I saw that there was a Holiday Inn Resort Port Vila I simply had to try it out. If you have been following me, you know I always choose an (upscale) IHG Hotel if there is one. Vanuatu is also called the Island of Smiles and … Read more

SOLOMON ISLANDS – Heritage Park Hotel review: the luxury place to stay in Honiara – Chris Travel Blog

Solomon Islands is one of the lesser traveled island nations in the Pacific and has been on my radar for a long time. Recently, after a conference in Singapore, I had the luxury to travel to the Solomon Islands. I stayed at the Heritage Park Hotel in Honiara on Guadalcanal island. I love to travel … Read more

VANUATU – Best luxury hotel on Tanna: White Grass Ocean Resort & Spa – Chris Travel Blog

Tanna is a small island in Vanuatu south of the main island Efate and the best place in the world to visit an active volcano. When I finally had the chance to visit Vanuatu for a week a two-day trip to Tanna and the Mount Yasur Volcano was my priority. After a quick search I … Read more

ANTIGUA – Blue Waters Resort review; a must stay luxury beach resort – Chris Travel Blog

I visited Antigua, the bigger island of Antigua & Barbuda, recently when I hopped Caribbean islands. There are many resorts on the island and after some research I booked the Blue Waters Resort & Spa Antigua. I stayed 4 nights on all-inclusive basis and I had a great time at this secluded resort. My experience … Read more

VIETNAM – Luxury stay: Intercontinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort review – Chris Travel Blog

I’m a huge fan of Intercontinental hotels as you probably know. When I saw that the Intercontinental Phu Quoc opened early summer I added a 4-night stay there to the summer family holidays. It was a perfect fit as I had a 4-night gap in south Vietnam which I had to fill anyway. The kids … Read more