French luxury close to home

New Caledonia

Despite being one of our closest neighbours, New Caledonia is relatively off our radar.

Sampling Noumea's delights New Caledonia's French polish

I am the 1 per cent

Business Class Strap I am the 1 per cent. I know this with certainty as I recline in my private business-class pod.

The three dangers of duty free

Duty free shopping Do I need a triple pack of giant-sized Toblerone? A palette of eyeshadow colours I'll never wear?

From here to infinity

Point Yamu by Como A new luxury resort in Phuket departs from tradition.

Luxury island escapes

fiji These resorts exist purely to help you forget what's waiting for you back home (for just a little while).