Category: Asia

Elephants enjoying in Thekkady, Kerala image by Manu M Nair

A weekend in Kerala

While even two weeks are not enough to fully explore the lush green lands of Kerala, what do you do if you have just two nights in the state? Maximise…

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Its abstract rooftop bar overlooks downtown Patong

Secret cigar bars and a sumptuous butchery at Phuket’s party central

Phuket’s Patong beach has a reputation for its revelry and colourful nightlife, something that most upscale resorts may shy away from - but Hotel Indigo has Phuket’s Patong Beach &…

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Jewel Changi Airport's magnificent Forest Valley

The Jewel in Changi’s Crown

What’s better than an island escape? One that no-one else has yet heard of. We round up eight of the best new openings on different islands around the world for…

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Hong Kong

Anthony Bourdain: A Hong Kong Tribute

When the late, great Anthony Bourdain unexpectedly left us last year, hearts were collectively broken across the world. He was a culinary traveller, host, writer, connoisseur, drinker, epicurean, and a…

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The Red Baron

Pretty little ships and perfect backdrop sets the mood for gorgeous sailing days

This one’s for the boating aficionados: Samujana Koh Samui has a wide selection of boats for charter during your stay through tried and tested vendors. Islands in Gulf of Thailand…

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TPS Sitting Sala

Improve your golf game through holistic treatments

After six months of renovation works, Thailand’s renowned wellness retreat ChivaSom has reopened its doors to wellness seekers from around the world, boasting freshly updated facilities and an all-new specialist…

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INK 360 bar at Intercontinental Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Indulge in bespoke cocktails in a nautical-themed skybar

The freshly opened Intercontinental Phu Quoc in Vietnam now has another claim to fame - it’s home to the highest bar on the island, a dramatic, avant-garde nightspot styled after…

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Cook & Tras Social Library at Six Senses Maxwell, Singapore

Melding of tradition & modernity at the new Six Senses Maxwell

With the December opening of Six Senses Maxwell, this hotel along with its sister hotel, Six Senses Duxton, occupy two heritage buildings – bringing the exciting elements of luxury and…

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The bar is a study in old-world European elegance, with heavy mahogany mixed with rattan touches

Colonial-era Singapore meets old world European luxe

One of Europe’s oldest luxury hoteliers has opened its doors in Singapore’s historic Capitol Piazza, and while its accoutrements are unmistakably European - the hotel’s interiors are draped with decadent…

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The spacious Lagoon Suite offers great privacy if you’re traveling with family

Relive the time of emperors and dynasties

Scholars have waxed lyrical about Hangzhou’s West Lake for centuries, and with good reason. There are few landmarks in China that have received the kind of adoration and acclaim from…

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