Emma Chong Johnston

Emma is a new mum, compulsive shopper and cityslicker through and through. Perfect holiday: shops, sunshine and gelato (and maybe a babysitter).

What to watch, read and listen to in August

This month: the return of comedy favourites, some excellent thrillers and major pop bangers

Shell jewellery is this summer’s big hit

Shell jewellery is no longer tacky or touristy, and is instead a perfect encapsulation of the feeling of sun on your skin and sand in your toes.

Now you can see Bali from a hot-air balloon

The Chedi Club is launching Bali’s first ever hot air balloon ride. Here’s how you can win a ride for you and a friend

New on The Luxe Nomad: Samui style

Ain’t nothing like summer in Samui.

New on The Luxe Nomad: From ski to sea

From a luxe Bali treehouse to Hakuba chalets minutes from the ski slopes

Inflight entertainment: What to watch, read and listen to in June

This month: a nailbiting look inside the world of ISIS, the return of Queer Eye and more

New on The Luxe Nomad: Bali, baby

Bali, island of the gods, home to a thousand Instagram opportunities, and site of some of our newest villas.

Self-Portrait’s new collection is summer wardrobe goals

The five-dress capsule is floaty, floral and perfect for long summer evenings watching the sunset

Your Airbnb options in Japan just got a lot slimmer

Airbnb has removed 80% of its Japan listings to comply with local laws

New on The Luxe Nomad: Island escapes

Sometimes only an island getaway can fix that mid-year slump. These fresh-from-the-oven villas might help

New on The Luxe Nomad: Your new Niseko favourites

If you haven’t booked your Niseko or Hakuba trip yet, these could be the stays to tempt you

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Everything you need to see at Vivid Sydney 2018

Sydneys signature light, music and culture festival is back

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