November 2012 | by Clare Turner

A touch of the Maldives

They say life is tough, but someone has to do it. The Maldives is situated just south-west of Sri Lanka and is an hour’s flight from the capital Colombo. We were looking for the perfect Maldives experience to offer to our guests who wanted to combine this with our Sri Lanka journey. After much research and deliberation we settled on Six Senses Laamu - remote and stylish but with a sense of place.

November 2012 | by Clare Turner

Uma by COMO, Punakha opens in Bhutan

The celebrated COMO group already has one extraordinary property in Bhutan, Uma Paro, and now they have added another to their collection - Uma Punakha. Located 3 hours drive from Thimphu, Bhutan’s capital, and 5 hours from its sister retreat Uma Paro, Uma Punakha is an intimate eleven room hotel nestled at the far western end of the lush and picturesque Punakha Valley overlooking rice terraces, fruit orchards and the winding Mo Chu river.