Travels with Soha

Playing at Kooyong Plus Insight on the Pro Tour and Federer

TWS Tennis Tours arranged for a group to play at the picturesque Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, a ten-minute cab ride outside the city or five stops on the train. Tennis fans may be familiar with the Kooyong Classic, an Australian Open warm up tournament held at the tennis club in January. The 2016 champion, David… Read More»

Wine Tasting in Melbourne While Visiting the Australian Open

TWS Tennis Tours arranged for a group of travelers to spend the day wine tasting at vineyards on the Mornington Peninsula, a region famous for pinot noir located about an hour south of Melbourne. The car service that picked us up at the hotel said Soha Yamin is the only tour operator who insists on… Read More»

Rainy Day in Melbourne Doesn’t Stop Our Adventures

Rain fell for most of the day in Melbourne, restricting play to the three courts that have a roof. The Australian Open is a class apart from the other majors in this respect, so tennis fans were guaranteed to see action on Day 5. Have you entered our contest yet? Just head over to Facebook… Read More»

Exploring Melbourne and Enjoying Australian Open Tennis

A group of TWS Tennis Tours travelers took a walking tour of Melbourne’s central business district (CBD) today. In every city where she books trips, Soha Yamin arranges for her clients to take tours from the best local, licensed guides available. Kenneth Park, a worldclass tour guide, led the group through the city. He started… Read More»

More Australian Open Tennis and a Must-Do Penguin Experience

Visitors to Melbourne hear this phrase often: the weather here is like four seasons in a day. This Wednesday started out gray and rainy, but by noon the sun was peeking out and we had another hot, muggy day at the Australian Open. Before heading over to the tennis, we strolled through the Australian Open… Read More»

Australian Open Celebrates “C’mon Day” for Hewitt; Nadal Falls

TWS Tennis Tours welcomed more travelers to Melbourne today. The advantage of having owner Soha Yamin in town is that she’s here to personally attend to every detail, which sets TWS apart from other tour companies. Soha is there as much or as little as her clients want: the end of the day might find… Read More»

Australian Open Day One: Serena, Novak, Roger and More!

Day One of the 2016 Australian Open kicked off with a whopping 70,170 people in attendance between the day and night sessions. Luckily, there’s a dedicated line on the far left side for corporate ticket holders so TWS Tennis Tours travelers can bypass the long line at the entrance. Opening day featured a star-studded line… Read More»

G’Day from the Australian Open in Melbourne!

The TWS Tennis Tours travelers began arriving in Melbourne last night and this afternoon. Most are staying at the luxurious Sofitel, the chosen accommodations of Serena and Venus Williams. Just a ten-minute walk from the Aussie Open, the Sofitel hosted the player party and the ATP player meeting this year. Designed by I.M. Pei, the hotel sits… Read More»

How to use all Public Transportation in Paris

How To Use the Metro By Tasha Anderson If you are going to be spending any time in Paris, you are probably going to want to use public transportation, specifically the Paris subway system, aka “le metro.” The first thing to know is that you don’t need to be intimidated. It is deceptively easy to… Read More»

The 8 Best Vintage Stores in Paris

One word: Vintage. One French word: “friperie.” By Tasha Anderson Photograph by @ElizabethStankus Le Marais in Paris is famed for its bohemian vibe and vintage finds, but we have provided a list of the seven of the best vintage stores throughout the city. Take a day traveling throughout Paris in search of these hidden gems,… Read More»