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).

Villa M Koh Samui

The story behind Villa M, the chicest villa in Fisherman’s Village, Samui

Beach on one side, Fisherman’s village on the other, antiques within: Villa M is the chicest villa in Samui

How to do Bali with a baby

Where to hire a carseat, how to get fresh food, how to keep them happy (jokes, that last one’s on you)

Motsamot Koh Samui Thailand Villa

Villa of the Week: Motsamot, a family-friendly Samui garden retreat

Motsamot is perfect for a family getaway – there’s plenty of room for everyone, great open-air living areas, and separate pavilions so you can escape whenever you need to

Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian in Bali

The Kardashians could be in Bali right now

Kim, Khloe, Kourtney and babies and the Island of Gods

How to survive travelling as a couple, by a couple who’ve made it their job

Selena and Jacob tell us how they made the decision to quit their jobs and travel the world, the compromises they’ve made along the way and advice for other would-be traveller couples.

Villa Nonnavana Bali

Villa of the week: Villa Nonnavana, a chic Bali retreat

This stylish designer stay feels like a beach house, tucked away in Bali’s hippest neighbourhood

How to look like a Chanel girl at the beach

Get the Chanel look: Glossy skin, pink lips and more mascara than you’d have thought possible

Villa Suami Bali

Villa of the week: Villa Suami in Bali, a haven for families

A family-friendly getaway for up to 10, two pools, a playroom and free meals for kids under 6!

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