• Balancing East And West, Part 2: An Insight Into Cambodia and Vietnam
  • From West to East: The South Of France
  • A glimpse into Colombia
  • Quaglino’s – the roaring ’20s intriguingly reanimated at this iconic St James’s venue
  • Quinta do Barranco da Estrada, Paradise in Portugal, Alentejo, Portugal
 
  • BBIC dinner at The Franklin Restaurant by Alfredo Russo, The Franklin Hotel

    BBIC dinner at The Franklin Restaurant by Alfredo Russo, The Franklin Hotel

    BBeyond Magazine hosted one of its private dinners in the BBeyond Inner Circle (BBIC) series at the Libray room of the Franklin, a discreetly positioned 5 star hotel in the heart of Knightsbridge, London. The restaurant at the Franklin is the domain of Michelin-starred Chef Alfredo Russo and the Library is […]

     
  • A whistle stop tour of Thailand and Myanmar: Part Two

    A whistle stop tour of Thailand and Myanmar: Part Two

    Magical Myanmar (or Burma to most of us) 2019 Burma (or Myanmar as it has been renamed to remove all colonial connotations) is not an obvious tourist destination in spite of all the exoticism it conjures up. It has had its share of political upheavals and more recently, the media […]

     
  • A whistle stop tour of Thailand and Myanmar: Part One

    A whistle stop tour of Thailand and Myanmar: Part One

    BBeyond visited Thailand and Myanmar on a two week whistle stop tour of these two South East Asian countries. Below we bring you the best and worst aspects from both countries as we try, as ever, to explore the road less travelled. Thailand has a well established and well-trodden tourist […]

     
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  • The Strand Cruise, Mandalay, Myanmar

    The Strand Cruise, Mandalay, Myanmar

    In the morning, immediately after breakfast, we were met by the uniformed Strand Cruise staff: Cruise Manager Neville Joseph, Front Office Manager, Moe Sithu Aung and F&B manager whose name sadly escapes me. They whisked us off to our first port of call, the Lacquerware factory in Bagan.  As we […]

     
  • Heritage Hotel, Bagan, Myanmar

    Heritage Hotel, Bagan, Myanmar

    Built in the midst of lush tropical gardens, in the traditional style of old Bagan’s temples, this is a distinctive and elegant hotel that offers airy suites in a perfect location, some 3 minutes drive from the airport and a 10 minute bike ride from the historical site. Its impressive […]

     
  • The Strand, Yangon

    The Strand, Yangon

    Originally built in 1901 and acquired by the legendary Sarkies brothers, the hotel has had a chequered history, with spectacular ups and downs, with its famous bar housing at one time the stables of the Japanese army.  Today, it is considered one of the most iconic hotels in South-East Asia […]

     
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