On The Rail

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Exploring the world’s most adventurous journeys by luxurious and opulent trains. By: Kimberly Tan


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Uncovering Thai Gems

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Angela Miller revisits the Land of Smiles to unearth some of its best hidden gems.


While cherishing a long-held passion for Thailand and its dynamism, my husband and I were searching for a tailored experience that would reveal a different side to the beloved country. Quintessentially Travel created a thrilling multi-destination itinerary that included helicopter and private jet transfers, gourmet and unique dining options paired with the best cultural sights of Thailand. [Read more…]

Preserving the Pristine

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Famed for its almost surreal scenery, and made popular by a blockbuster trilogy, New Zealand is an eco-paradise aimed at cultivating sustainability for a more enduring, pristine future. 

By: Kimberly Tan


As the plane dipped and glided through the mountains, I was struck by the majesty and beauty of the surrounding panoramas, where powdery white snow cloaking its natural and untouched ruggedness was perfectly complemented by azure blue skies and a smattering of low lying clouds. It evoked not only a sense of wonder, but also a possibly primal urge to try and conquer the various mountains. Its pristine beauty has led New Zealand to be featured in several films such as The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Last Samurai and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, and visited by Bill Gates, John Travolta and former US President Bill Clinton.

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The Pursuit of Happiness

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Richard Norris seeks happiness in the last Shangri-La, the paradisiacal land of the Dragon.


The challenge, should I choose to accept it, was to spend a week in The Happiest Place in the World – Bhutan – and acquire genuine happiness without constant connectivity. Bhutan has been visited by celebrities like Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt, Eva Mendes and Uma Thurman, to name a few. My wife and daughters decided to tag along to document the journey. Two of the finest travel specialists Abercrombie & Kent (www.abercrombiekent.com) and Terton Travel Bhutan (www.tertontravelbhutan.com) were enlisted to help me find this elusive feeling.

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