THIS MONTH WE’RE

What’s hot in travel dur­ing Septem­ber?

Time Out (Sydney) - - TRAVEL - By James Wilkin­son

FLY­ING… AIR NEW ZEALAND PRE­MIUM ECONOMY

Air NZ’s wide­body B787 and B777 air­craft have a Pre­mium cabin that’s more like Busi­ness. Leather seats are 49cm wide, the din­ing ex­pe­ri­ence is ex­cep­tional and there are noise can­celling head­sets for the 28cm touch­screen TVs. www.airnewzealand.com.au.

STAY­ING AT… SHANGRI-LA HO­TEL, PARIS

The ho­tel has views of the Eif­fel Tower from most rooms (and the swim­ming pool). The for­mer home of Napoleon Bon­a­parte’s grand­nephew also has two Miche­lin-starred restau­rants. à10 Ave d’Iéna, Paris, France. +33 1 5367 1998. www.shangri-la.com/paris.

DRINK­ING AT… EM­PLOY­EES ONLY, SIN­GA­PORE

At the Sin­ga­pore out­post of the bril­liant New York es­tab­lish­ment, the group’s top bar­tender, Steve Sch­nei­der, has put to­gether a drinks list that ri­vals the orig­i­nal. à112 Amoy St, Sin­ga­pore. +65 6221 7357. www.em­ploy­eesonlysg.com.

EX­PLOR­ING… MAUI BY HE­LI­COPTER

Book the West Maui and Molokai ad­ven­ture with Blue Hawai­ian He­li­copters and fly over the ocean be­tween the two is­lands to see the whales breach­ing be­low, be­fore tak­ing a ride over the wa­ter­falls on Molokai and then the sea cliffs. www.blue­hawai­ian.com/maui/tours

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