Author: Staff Writer

Nimitri Restaurant, 137 Pillars Bangkok

Coming home to Bangkok – timeless promise of luxury

We didn’t expect that the COO of the brand that renovated a former Northern headquarters of the East Borneo Trading Company once played golf with Bob Hope 137 Pillars Hotel…

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Editor's Note Aug Sept 2017

In Love with Asia – Editor’s Note

I love Asia. From the Suez Canal to the edge of the vast Pacific Ocean, home to more than 4 billion of us, Asia is a honeycomb of treasure simply…

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Editor’s Note

Luxury in hospitality is not about perceived brand image, premium price tag, a big building to moot and a grand lobby decked out to awe. Luxury in this industry originates…

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Editor’s Note

The grass is always greener on the other side. True? I live in the clean and green city of Singapore, tropical, hot, humid, efficient with good food; everything always works.…

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A Date with Tokyo

Tokyo is one of the few destinations in the world that has an all-year round appeal. I found myself making yet another trip to one of my favourite countries, a…

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Sanchaya Signature

Is it possible to be completely relaxed? An hour’s ferry hop away from Singapore, in Bintan, with Sanchaya’s signature treats, it is indeed possible. Welcome to a colonial era haven…

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Cruising Bali In Style

Alila Seminyak caught me by surprise. The appeal, approach and the ambience was similar to any other upmarket hotel I had been to in the region, and somehow it was…

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Editor’s Note

This planet of ours, the third rock from the sun, is beautiful. Take a million photos of all its diversity, and still one can’t do justice or capture its beauty…

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Editor’s Note

As October turns, the annual ritual of wind-down countdown starts. It is officially the family, fun and time out precinct of the year. In the northern hemisphere, with the greater…

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Editor’s Note

While lazing around in a private pool last week enjoying a trouble free afternoon, watching the sun play hide and seek from under a canopy of yellow flowers of a…

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