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COMO Cocoa Island and COMO Maalifushi, Maldives

COMO is a way of life which revolves around a holistic approach to wellness from nutrition to meditation to yoga. Basically COMO is synonymous with a healthier state of being. Executive Edge Leisure Travel Advisor Cate Cave experienced ‘the COMO way’ in the Maldives at two COMO private islands. COMO Cocoa Island and COMO Maalifushi define… Read more »

On the Road to Sri Lanka

Leisure Team Leader Sue Sallmann ventured to Sri Lanka to bring us back her recommendations for experiential travel in this beautiful country on the verge of being the next big destination.  Q: Your first city to explore in Sri Lanka was Sigiriya, a small town in the Cultural Triangle, which is renowned throughout the world… Read more »

Four Seasons Kuda Hurra & Landaa Giraavaru, Maldives

What an extraordinary place! The Maldives……Surround yourself in immaculate white beaches and crystal clear water. In the Indian Ocean, south of the equator, the Maldives is a system of coral islands covering an area approximately 800,000 square kilometres but only 1% of this area is land. Many of these islands are inhabited but only about… Read more »

Six Senses Zil Pasyon, Seychelles

With all the media hype around the opening last October of Six Senses Zil Pasyon as Africa’s most astonishing new beach retreat, my family was buzzing with excitement as we helicoptered into Félicité Island in the Seychelles. After all, the resort has already beckoned the rich and famous including American supermodel and fashioned designer Ashley Graham,… Read more »

Laucala Island Triathalon Challenge – Fiji

Brainchild of Red Bull’s billionaire co-founder Dietrich Mateschitiz, Laucala is an ultra-lux Fijian private island hideaway so magical, it sets a new standard for fantasy islands. Situated on 3,500 acres in Fiji’s northern archipelago, this South Pacific gem is for those seeking the ultimate idyllic tropical splendor, abundant activities, discretion and privacy with every need… Read more »

Cuba – Lost in Time

Cuba is a country locked in a time warp and known for its cigars, vintage cars, Habana rum, the Revolution and an infectious love for music and dance. After experiencing Cuba myself, I learned the country is not for the faint hearted. I always knew that Cuba would be an interesting country to visit and… Read more »

On the Road to Borneo

Edge Office Manager Susy Spinoso jetted to Borneo to experience fascinating Sabah and its boutique properties Gayana Eco Resort and Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa which are benchmarking Sabah’s environmental sustainability and luxury tourism industry. She even got to see orangutans in Sandakan, a thrill of a lifetime… Q: Borneo – how exotic! Sabah,… Read more »

On the Road to Club Med Maldives

Edge Travel Advisor Debra Eustice jetted off the Maldives to experience its clear waters, overwater bungalows and a plethora of water sports including snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing and kayaking.  Her first stop, Club Med Kani.  Then she was onto Club Med Finolhu Villas, Club Med’s new concept brand called Exclusive Collection.  Q:  A private romantic island awaited you in the… Read more »

On the Road to Fiji

Edge’s Senior Leisure Consultant Sue Sallmann island hopped on an educational trip to Fiji and provides insight about which resorts to choose for an exclusive couples retreat or family snorkeling fun… Q: Did you find Fiji to be a couples or family destination? Fiji can be an ideal holiday destination for both family holidays or… Read more »