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Nicky Short

Nicky Short

Nicky is a freelance writer, explorer and brunch enthusiast. Originally from The Shire in rainy England, she’s found herself enjoying extended spells in sunnier climes from Melbourne and Los Angeles to Bangkok, and she’s currently working her way through all the tacos on Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula. When she isn’t contributing to T+L Southeast Asia, you can find her creating content for luxury hotels and backstories for video games… Or learning to eat, drink, dance and swear like a local in her latest destination.

Hotels & Resorts

These Hotel Activities for Kids Are Way Cooler Than Summer Camp

After all that virtual school, kids need hands-on learning more than ever. Could these resorts — and their next-level educational programs — be the answer?

Hotels & Resorts

8 AWESOME PRIVATE VILLAS FOR YOUR NEXT GROUP GETAWAY

We love our hotels, but #villalife is really something special. Get inspired for your next group trip with this round-up of killer villas across the region.

Hotels & Resorts

This Bangkok Hotel Wants You to Move in for a Year for US$33,000

Who wants to be a millionaire? Hyatt Regency’s new Million Baht Club even includes birthday-party planning.

Hotels & Resorts

Where to Party in Pattaya Over Christmas and New Year’s

From family fun to boozy cruises, Bangkok’s fave seaside escape has the season sewn up.

Inspiration

HOW TO SATISFY YOUR WANDERLUST WHILE CULTIVATING YOUR KARMA

These hotels offer virtual explorations in time for Thanksgiving… emphasis on the giving.

Hotels & Resorts

Why we’re setting our watches to Peninsula Time

Savvy hotels are bending the rules to fewer limitations and more time in-house for Covid-era guests.

Tips & News

How One Hospitality Brand Is Showing That Community Care Starts With Self-Care

Five-star sustainability hero Banyan Tree is channeling the power of positive thinking.

Tips & News

Bali Is Getting 50 Football Fields’ Worth of New Coral Gardens

With tourism at a standstill, Indonesia hopes to rehab its coastline along with its economy.