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The Ten Best Places to See Wildlife in Asia

It’s true that illegal logging, poachers and globalization are all taking their unfortunate toll on lush Asian terrain and the wildlife it houses. However, many sanctuaries and national parks are doing their part to rehabilitate endangered species and reintroduce them into the wild, as well as to establish eco-tourism adventures. And with so many refuges […]

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A Taste of Hotel ICON’s Above & Beyond Restaurant in Hong Kong

On a sunny afternoon the view from Hotel ICON’s 28th floor restaurant Above & Beyond is picture postcard perfect. Boats of every shape and size hurry through the harbor, and frenzied Hong Kong city life carries on below. Up here, however, time seems to be moving at a much more relaxed pace. Muted colors, dark […]

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An Epic Night Out in Bangkok

Once the sun sets, all bets are off in Bangkok. Yes, the ladyboys and gogo girls and infamous ping pong shows are all around, but those looking for live music, cabaret, clubs, a world-class gay scene and more will find something to suit their tastes as well. An epic night out will more than likely […]

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Stars Aligned for Young Chef of The Principal in Hong Kong

Within less than a year of opening, The Principal, a relatively new entrant to Hong Kong’s dining scene, earned a Michelin star for its fresh take on international cuisine. Tucked away in a corner on Star Street, it is located on the hipster side of the Wan Chai district where chic eateries and boutiques are […]

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The private beach at the InterContinental Sanya.

Resort Review: InterContinental Sanya

Our Review: The InterContinental Sanya is a relatively new entrant into the crowded Hainan resort market. While most of the international five-star resorts in Sanya are situated on the picturesque Yalong Bay, the InterContinental is all by itself on the Luhuitou Peninsula, about 15 minutes outside of Sanya City. This is a mixed blessing, as […]

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The Peninsula Spa by ESPA

The Peninsula is undoubtedly Hong Kong’s most luxurious and extravagant hotel. It exudes colonial-era elegance in every way, from its world-famous afternoon tea presentation in the lobby to its numerous esteemed restaurants. So it should come as no surprise that the hotel’s spa, The Peninsula Spa by Espa, is one of the best in Hong […]

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The inner courtyard is where guests will find the pool and terrace.

Hotel Review: Studio M Hotel Singapore

Our Review: Studio M is an all-suite hotel in the Robertson Quay area of Singapore. It’s a bit removed from the nearest MRT, so it’s a little out of the way for business travelers. But for those who don’t mind taking the bus or walking for a bit to get to their destination, Studio M […]

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The riverside pool at The Peninsula Bangkok.

Hotel Review: The Peninsula Bangkok

Our Review: Bangkok is bit of a bipolar city. On the one hand it’s chaotic and best known for its nightlife, but on the other hand it offers ample opportunity for world-class service and luxury. The Peninsula Bangkok is firmly in the latter camp, as this five-star hotel is a literal oasis of relaxation on […]

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A rooftop pool on the 77th floor? Yes please!

Hotel Review: The W Hong Kong

Our Review: “Cool” is the first word that comes to mind when entering the W Hong Kong’s lobby, as the lighting is dim and the electronic music is very loud. But the fear that the hotel might be more fashionable than functional will dissipate as soon as one reaches the rooms, which are immaculate in […]

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Thailand Healthcare; Your Medical Options in the ‘Land of Smiles’

This article is brought to us by Cooper, Claridge-Ware, an independent International Health Insurance Brokerage headquartered in Hong Kong, China with more than 55 years of experience in helping expatriates and travellers around the world find the best insurance solutions possible. Following on from our in-depth explanation of the Chinese Healthcare System, this month Cooper, […]

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