The allure of China and Southeast Asia is the promise of exotic adventure. Treks to indigenous villages hidden away from time and technology in Thailand, interaction with smiling locals harvesting crops on tiered rice paddies in Vietnam, smoky incense unfurling around the spires of ancient temples in Myanmar, are just a few sights to bewitch you. The bustling metropolis of Hong Kong and Singapore are melting pots of Asian culture, giving you a modern glimpse of Asia.
Explore the astonishing wildlife set amongst the backdrop of dense, humid jungles in Indonesia and white, sandy beaches in Malaysia & Philippines that seem to stretch on forever that seem impossible on the world's most populated continent. Explore the temples of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, and enjoy the delicacies of Japan’s excellent cuisine and cruise through the beauty of Laos down the Mekong river. With so much diversity to offer, there is no shortage of unforgettable sites to explore in Asia.
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10 Cool Things about Pangkor Laut Resort
Pangkor Laut Resort is among the most luxurious resorts that Malaysia has to offer, with its wide range of excellent facilities and activities meaning that there really is something for everyone to enjoy. We’ve put together a list of 10 cool things about the privately owned island that wi...
10 Ideas for a Family Holiday in China
Defined by its incredible diversity, China is a country that caters to all ages and interests. Family travel should be a shared experience filled with fun and discovery - and in China, the opportunities for both are endless.Experience Chinese New YearChinese New Year festivities are filled with enou...
5 Best Luxury Spa Resorts in Thailand
Thailand is a country famous for its spas; some of the greatest luxury spa resorts the world has to offer can be found here. Ideal for pampering as well as more serious wellness breaks, some time spent at one of these spas is sure to help you relax and refresh, a perfect accompaniment to your ...
5 Destinations for Movie Buffs
Have you ever wanted to visit the set of your favourite film? We’ve put together a list of five destinations that were the basis for a movie so you can add a little bit of Hollywood glamour to your next holiday. 1 Thailand, ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’For fans of t...
6 Reasons to Make Bali Your Next Summer Holiday
The possibilities are endless when it comes to choosing your ideal summer holiday. If you are dreaming of gloriously scenic, white-sandy beaches, great surfing and ancient temples – Bali is the perfect destination for your next summer. These 6 reasons tell you what makes this country so specia...
An epic hot air balloon journey around Myanmar
Balloons over Bagan has been offering spectacular sunrise flights over the ancient city of Bagan since 1999, and is considered a must-do for all visitors to Myanmar. More recently they have expanded their daily service to Inle Lake, home of the Inthar tribe, and famed for its leg rowers and floating...
An Exceptionally High Tea
So you may have had clotted cream and scones at Claridges, or cucumber sandwiches (crusts neatly trimmed) at the Ritz, but I bet your best china teapot that I’ve had a far higher tea than you. The catch? Mine came with a side of blood, sweat and tears as opposed to a French Fancy or two&h...
Bhutan travel guide: Everything you need to know before you go
The land of the thunder dragon - Bhutan is a tiny little nation located between India & China. To begin with, you will be overawed by the stunning landscape of the Himalayas, where you can see the snow covered mountains rising tall over deep gorges and lush forests. Within this awe-inspirin...
Chiang Mai Activities
Deep in Northern Thailand, in the forests near the countries cultural capital of Chiang Mai, lies the infamous Tiger Kingdom. A place that splits opinion like no other on the Asian tourist trail and remains one of Chiang Mai’s biggest draws. Chiang Mai is the jewel in Thailand’s crown of...
Five Rooms with a View
As passionate travellers with a soft spot for dramatic scenery and astonishing vistas, we decided to embark on a journey through the world’s most enticing locations to discover the best hideaways with breath-taking views. From glittering skylines to blissful sea panoramas, here’s a ...
How to Explore Indonesia
Aaron Pinkwasser shares his advice for seeing the real essence of Indonesia. Get ready to pack a swimsuit and bring along your spirit of adventure. For me, Indonesia is the crowning gem of Southeast Asia and a place that is seriously underrated and slightly misunderstood. The landscapes are epi...
Japan: A Destination for all Seasons
While many destinations claim to be a year round destination, few can compare to Japan. While Japan may not boast year round sunshine and excellent weather, what it does offer is unique and wonderful surprises with every changing season, meaning visiting at different times of year yields a completel...
Journeys in China
With a civilisation dating back to before Noah built the Ark, China has assembled an inspiring number of noteworthy sites over the millennia and is filled with places to widen your eyes in amazement at. Historians delight in the evidence of times gone by, nature lovers are thrilled by emerald-h...
Learn Something New Together On Holiday
Romantic travel is all about spending quality time with the person you love, and taking on the challenge of learning something new together whilst on holiday is an excellent way to do just that. By opening yourselves up to new experiences, you may well discover a shared passion that could last the r...
Our Top 5 Family Experiences
Family Holidays are a great way to bond and connect, but they are also a wonderful way for families to embark on a journey of learning and discovery together. Here are our top 5 experiences for families to give you a bit of inspiration for your next trip.1. Take a cycling tour in Thailand...
Quiz: Which Destination Should You Travel To Next?
Take our fun quiz to see which destination on Cleveland Collections would suit you best, and check below for a suggested Itinerary to go with your result! Results:India:This 10 day India Royal Escape itinerary visits some of the most extravagant and opulent destinations in India. Along wi...
Thailand Ticks All the Boxes
Thailand is a destination for everyone, but with so many beaches and hotels, which one do you choose?The beaches of Thailand are the stuff of dreams - powder white sand, perfect azure clear waters and sublime food served by smiling faces. But with so much choice, how do you choose which one is ...
Thailand Travel Diary: Bangkok
Our travel specialist Jess recently returned from a trip to Thailand and shares her experience of her time in Bangkok. Known as the gateway to Asia, this vibrant and bustling city offers so much to see and do, with Jess having the chance to tour the city, take in sights such as Wat Pho, explore...
The Best of Thailand for your Family Holiday
Thailand is a destination that truly has something for everyone; lone travellers, honeymooners, and families alike can all enjoy the most magical of times in this diverse kingdom. Each year we see more and more families turning to Thailand as their holiday destination of choice, and it’s not h...
The Most Romantic Hotels in Asia
With its beautiful and varied landscapes and abundance of things to see and do, it’s no wonder that Asia is a popular holiday destination for couples and their perfect honeymoon holiday. Whichever country you choose to visit you can rest assured that you will enjoy the most romantic of breaks ...
Top 10 Places to Visit for Nature and Wildlife
Asia is the perfect place for animal lovers because the region houses hundreds of exotic and rare animals. We’ve come up with 10 must see places to visit and discover some nature’s most beautiful creatures. 1. Watch the giant pandas play in ChengduVisit the Chengdu Research Ba...
Top 10 Things to do in Tokyo
The capital city of Japan, Tokyo is a vast and exciting metropolis with so much to see and do. It boasts impressive architectural delights, extensive shopping options, wacky absurdities, and so much more that make it such a fun place to just get out and explore. However, it can be somewhat daunting ...
Top 5 Best beaches and Dive Spots in Asia
Journey to one of South East Asia’s gorgeous islands and lounge on their pristine white beaches, or embark on an enchanting dive in clear blue waters as exotic fish of all shapes and sizes scuttle past. Here are top 5 beaches and Dive spots in South East Asia: 1. Phi Phi island in Thailan...
Top 5 Foodie Destinations for the Luxury Traveller
Bringing a whole new meaning to the phrase “a taste for travel”, we’re taking a look at the best foodie destinations around the globe. No holiday is complete without the right food, if you can’t follow up your day at the beach or your trek down the mountain with a good meal, ...
Top 5 Places to stay in China and Hong Kong
When it comes to resting your head in China and Hong Kong – you are spoilt for choice. From the big name hitters to the boutiques packed full of charm, being slap-bang in the centre of everything, to secretly hidden in a place of true escape. We’ve rounded up and whittled down our extens...
Top 5 places to stay in Vietnam
You are spoilt for choice for options of where to stay in Vietnam. We offer a wide variety from large, multinational hotels to boutique style hotels in city centre locations and off the beaten track hidden gems amongst others. We’ve handpicked some of our favourites from our extensive list to ...
Top 5 Twin Centre Breaks
We love to experience as much as possible when on holiday, and a great way to do this is to not just head to one destination, but venture on a twin-centre break so you can get even more out of your getaway. Whether you want to combine cultural exploration with some relaxation on the beach or the hus...
Top 8 Cruise and Rail Holidays
A rail or cruise holiday are two of the best ways to travel and allow you to sit back, relax and view the stunning scenery through the windows of a comfortable rail car or cruise ship cabin, without having to worry about driving directions and traffic jams. Rail and cruise travel also gives yo...
Top Five Festivals and Events in Asia for 2015
Throughout the year, dedicated travellers head over to Asia to experience the vibrant colour and explosion of joy that occurs as numerous events unfold in the Asian calendar. We have created a list of our favourite festivals and events in Asia for 2015. 1. Songkran -Thailand (April)The Th...
Top Ten Romantic Honeymoon Experiences
Your honeymoon should be a time of blissful romance and togetherness, a time to luxuriate in one another’s company and to create memories that will last for the rest of your life together. With that in mind, each of the experiences on this handpicked list promises to make your honeymoon truly ...
Vietnam: A journey in pictures
You may have heard or read about Vietnam, however, absolutely none of these can quite get you ready for the extraordinary beauty of Vietnam. A country that is filled with evocative visuals of the Sam mountains & the UNESCO world heritage site of Ha Long Bay. The sheer beauty of the temples and p...
A Amanoi review
Jeremy Langmead editor in chief of Luxx has put together a short review of his experience at the Amanoi. He recalls his experience, participating in a five-day "Wellness immersion" program. "If you want to look good, you need to feel good". Click to read the rest of the revi...
Adventures in China | Conde Nast Traveller
Geordie Greig jets off to China to explore its combination of traditions, modernity and eccentricity. From Beijing to Shanghai, he embarks on a jaw-dropping journey that unveils, a world full of charm and magic.Get inspired for your next trip and read his brilliant report.
Alila Villas Uluwatu | Tatler Spa Guide 2016
The Tatler Spa Guide reviews the coastal Balinese resort Alila Villas Uluwatu, praising its beautiful location and aerial yoga offering amongst other things.Download the full feature below.
Amandari Ubud | Tatler Spa Guide 2016
The Tatler Spa Guide reviews Amandari Ubud, a beautiful and serene resort found in Bali, Indonesia with a great spa and wellness offering. Download the full feature below.
Bangkok - What You Need to Know
Following the tragic explosion in Bangkok that has left 22 people dead, advice for tourists on the ground has been mixed. Cleveland Collection's Managing Director Frances Geoghegan is currently in Bangkok and spoke to The Telegraph about the situation for foreign travellers. Read the full a...
Bellamy Goes Back to Nature
Renowned naturalist David Bellamy returns to Malaysia to experience it's rich botanical world, alongside Irshad Mobarak - resident naturalist at The Datai.Read the full article below.
Brides Magazine: Anantara Uluwatu
Anantara Uluwatu, Bali is the perfect destination for couples wanting to escape and bask in adventure, culture and beach luxury. Featured in Brides Magazine recent Honeymoon Supplement, let Cleveland Collection help you get there with our Wedding List.
Burma for Beach Bums | The Sunday Times
Susan D'Arcy reviews her stay in Ngapali, proving that a trip to the beach should be a must on any trip to Burma.Download the full feature below
Burma: Asia's Jewel in the Crown
The Evening Standard takes a look at the jewel that is Burma, also known as Myanmar, and all that it has to offers visitors.Download the full feature below.
Conde Nast Traveller: Indochina Girl
Condé Nast Traveller venture to Vietnam in an exploration to discover the best and most bespoke hotels in this secret slice of Asia.
Discovering China | Conde Nast Traveller
Condé Nast Traveller - Big AdventuresUncovering the best family adventures in the world Condé Nast Traveller shed the light on China.
Drop it Like it's Hot | Conde Nast Traveller
A look at some of the best destinations along the beaches of Thailand. With categories ranging from 'Best Afterparty' to 'Best Spiritual High', Conde Nast Traveller has made planning your perfect Thai getaway easy.
Four Seasons Sayan | Tatler Spa Guide 2016
The Tatler Spa Guide reviews Four Seasons Bali at Sayan, showing it to be an enchanting resort with an excellent spa offering.Download the full feature below.
Heston in Bali | Daily Mail
Heston Blumenthal travels to Indonesia for a relaxing rejuvenating stay at a luxurious jungle retreat.
In it for the long haul with Six Senses
The two Six Senses resorts in Vietnam, Ninh Van Bay and Con Dao, are the perfect spots for rest and relaxation.Read more below.
Koh Lanta | Conde Nast Traveller
Koh Lanta is by no means brash. It's beautiful and blissful and will charm you with it's happy, hippy persona from land to sea. It’s a calming retreat where luxury trickles from every corner. This is one slice of Thailand that we can’t get enough of and neither can...
Malaysian Adventure | Conde Nast Traveller
In celebration of the new direct British Airways route to Malaysia, we have hand-picked a selection of fantastic trips to embrace Malaysia's varied sites and natural wonders. From the great city location of the Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur to the lush surrounds of the Cameron Highlands Resort, an...
Miranda Sees The Light | The Telegraph
Miranda Hart escapes to Singapore and samples both the modern, technologically advanced city, to the historic, gentler side and shares her opinion on which she prefers.
Nihiwatu | Tatler Spa Guide 2016
The Tatler Spa Guide reviews the beautiful Nihiwatu resort, found on the island of Sumba, Indonesia showing it to boast not only a beautiful location but also an impressive spa offering. Download the full feature below.
Pangkor Laut Resort | Tatler
Your honeymoon is one of the most important and memorable holidays you will ever go on. Tatler round up their top picks with Pangkor Laut Resorts making the cut.
Soneva Kiri | Conde Nast Traveller
Conde Nast Traveller reviews the family-friendly Soneva Kiri, Thailand, showing this is a resort that is perfect for your next family getaway.Download the full feature below.
Sunday Times Travel: High Light Hong Kong
Sunday Times Travel list 18 of the must-see-do-eat-drink when stopping over in Hong Kong. You’ll want to make your stop over last a week (at least).
The Mulia | Tatler Spa Guide 2016
Tatler reviews Balinese spa resort, The Mulia in its 2016 annual Spa Guide, declaring it ideal for some pit-stop pampering.Download the full feature below.
The Philippines with Lucia van der Post
Associate Editor of The Financial Times How To Spend It, Lucia van der Post, embarked on an adventurous journey to the Philippines. From exclusive private islands to the best diving in the world, Lucia shares her journey of a lifetime and explains why this slice of the world must be paid a visit.&nb...
The Siam | Condé Nast Traveller Spa Guide
The Siam in Bangkok has been awarded 'Most Outstanding City Spa' at the 2015 Condé Nast Traveller Spa Awards, held at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park.Read the feature below.
The Strand Cruise | Woman & Home
Find out more about the luxurious Strand Cruise that sails the Ayeyarwady River in Myanmar in the November issue of Woman & Home.Download the full feature below.
The World's Best City Spas | Conde Nast Traveller
Head to Bangkok's The Siam for a true city spa break. After indulging in their traditional treatments it's just a short boat trip to the main sights and sounds of this bustling city.Read the full article below.
The World's Best City Spas, Capella | CNT
Located on Singapore's Sentosa Island, Capella is an unassuming treasure. The colonial style is countered by the spas focus on treatments designed to compliment different stages of the lunar cycle.Read the full article below.
Travels in the Golden Land Myanmar | Woman & Home
Discover the magic of Myanmar in this Woman & Home article, including how you can be swept up by this charming land yourself on our exclusive tour with the magazine.Visit Woman & Home for more information on the tour and to book.Download the full feature below.
Vanity Fair: Bangkok - Babylon Revisited
Julian Evans travels to Bangkok to experience the wonders of the expectation-defying city while staying at one of our favourite properties - The Siam.