Category: Trip Reports

Bawah Trip Report

When one thinks of Indonesia, Bali is typically the first island to come to mind and while warranted, there is a hidden private island retreat in the Indonesian island archipelago that is the hottest new opening in recent years and guess what, it is not on Bali. Located in Singapore’s... View Article

Indonesia Trip Report

There’s more to Indonesia than Bali, and there is more to Bali than Bali. Indonesia is composed of over 17,000 islands all completely different, right down to the religions, terrain, customs, traditions and excursions! I spent 10-days in Indonesia in December and had the chance to visit three of the... View Article

Zambia- Royal Zambezi Lodge

I was lucky enough to travel to Zambia and Malawi on a special couple’s getaway. Experiencing both the Lower Zambezi and South Luangwa National Park, I ended my journey with four peaceful days in the islands of Lake Malawi. A special treat during this trip was being able to spend... View Article

India Trip Report

Arriving into India has always been extremely exciting for me, given that I was born and raised in the country. Sure enough, this time as well, I was eagerly looking forward to arriving “Home”! As soon as I got off the aircraft in New Delhi (yes, not at the arrivals hall), I was greeted by a smiling face holding a sign with my name on it (this was my first stint with the luxurious services offered by Eastbound) - he assisted me with customs and baggage - a service I was extremely grateful for after the long flight.

Colombia Trip Report: An Amazing Experience

Colombia has become a hot destination for American tourist. In the last decade, Colombia has seen a resurgence in tourism and we are all the happier for it. The sites, sounds, tastes, and culture of this beautiful country far exceeded my expectations.

Spirit of the Masai Mara

Spirit of the Masai Mara (SOTMM) is an exclusive 10 suite safari lodge situated on a private conservancy outside of the Maasai Mara. It is a family owned property that began operation in 2015 in cooperation with the local Maasai community, and is now being managed and marketed by Sarova Hotels & Resorts (as of 01APR 2018). Sarova is widely regarded as a leading hospitality brand in Kenya and has been a long-time partner of KAI. I was very excited to have the opportunity to visit this new property in October and see what our partners at Sarova could do with a boutique luxury lodge! I was not disappointed….

Laos Trip Report

Arriving in Luang Prabang is like a breath of fresh air after visiting a hectic and busy Asian metropolis. Once in Luang Prabang you get drawn into the lush beauty, vast mountains and the charm! It is a compact city — the main road connects everyone to the different temples,... View Article

Japan Trip Report

I was extremely excited to visit Japan when the opportunity came up. Japan is a top destination – with almost 30 million people visiting each year – and I was dying to find out why for myself. I had very high expectations. Now that I’ve been there, I can tell... View Article

India Trip Report, November 2017

A First-Timer’s Impression of India and its Treasures

MS EUROPA2 Trip Report, November 2017

I had the opportunity to travel with Hapag-Lloyd Cruises on-board the award winning MS EUROPA2 on a voyage from Bermuda to NYC this past October. I was very excited and had high expectations before boarding the ship knowing it has been awarded the highest rating 5-star + The world's best cruise ship according to the Berlitz guide. The MS EUROPA2 did not disappoint! Everything from boarding to disembarking was flawless!