Category: Aug – Sept 2018

Editors Note Aug Sept 2018

Editor’s note

Developing an edition that revolves around Asia is no easy task. The challenge is not in searching for stories and experiences that excite and are beyond the realm of routine.…

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Six Senses Duxton Facade

A sensory sojourn in Singapore

The first urban Six Senses property in the world melds the brand’s expected wellness and sustainability with a rich dose of Singapore heritage. Six Senses Duxton The first urban Six…

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Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle Indulge in 19th century safari style

Sleeping in the wild

Forget tangled mosquito nets, sweat-drenched nights, and damp canvas walls – sleeping in the wild no longer needs to be a ‘roughing it’ experience. Uganda, New Zealand, Costa Rica, California,…

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Recline on the loungers at the main in nity pool

Idyllic getaway – The Residence Bintan

Luxuriously nestled in the south of Bintan, The Residence Bintan, just opened last February, one hour ferry ride from the Tanah Merah ferry terminal, Singapore and another hour by land…

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Photo by Meg Laubsher

A treetop night in Tulum

Tulum, which lies 90 minutes south of Cancun on the Yucatan Peninsula, was once a Mayan walled city serving as a major port for the ancient city of Coba. Mexico…

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Japan Unsung Cities Takayama

Japan’s unsung cities

When you think of urban Japan, you think of Tokyo—and maybe Osaka, or perhaps even Hiroshima. Regardless of the Japanese city in question, you probably imagine a sprawling metropolis filled…

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The Never Ending Summer along the river

Bangkok heritage: riverside rebirth

Legendary modern day Bangkok has evolved into a city of lush urban grandeur, startling contrasts, and sophistication. Chao Phraya River The area around Chao Phraya River is a hotbed of…

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Fort Bazaar's central courtyard, a sanctuary for sense and soul

A teardrop from Serendib

Does nostalgia end up having far too easy a way with me? I suppose there’s a ring of truth to this. I’ve been compelled by the textures of the past,…

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Low impact activities like kayaking and paddleboarding are the preferred way to see the Big and Small Lagoons at the El Nido Resorts

Discover Palawan

A green sea turtle surfaces near your kayak as you paddle through an electric Kool-Aid blue lagoon surrounded by towering limestone cliffs. Philippines’ Sustainable Island Hotspot A green sea turtle…

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Top aerial view of the Kuthodaw Pagoda surrounded by 729 shrines containing the world's biggest book by Stephane Bidouze

A river through time

It’s early morning when we dock at the riverside trading town of Bhamo in the northernmost part of Myanmar. Just 65 kilometres from China Sailing down Ayeyarwady River A journey…

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