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Check into these newly opened heritage hotels in Singapore

In Singapore, where modern buildings shoot up with breakneck regularity, the adaptive reuse of heritage buildings offers a refreshing counterpoint. Most recently, the opening of a clutch of hotels – or reopening, rather –...

Meet Lan Ha Bay: The other Halong Bay

It’s late afternoon and Bal Valdehuesa clings to a reverse incline, the peach-coloured sunlight illuminating his yellow-tinged dreadlocks and the thin glaze of sweat on his taut, muscular back. He’s about 15m high with...

5 Places to Ski in Asia-Pacific

Skiing is a winter activity that has long been associated with Western countries, with some of the most popular destinations being the transboundary Alps in central Europe, the Rocky Mountains in North America, as...

Charming Christmas Markets: In Pictures

Europe has undoubtedly the best Christmas markets anywhere in the world. From snow-capped cathedrals and ancient fir trees adorned with twinkly lights, to delicious gingerbread straight out of medieval cookbooks and the sweet aroma...

Setiu Wetlands: Terengganu’s Hidden Eco-Gem

Passionate local community turns Setiu Wetlands into model eco-tourism hub. “We call Pak Harun the fish listener. Like most of the folk who live around Setiu, he makes a living as a fisherman but uses...

An Inside Look Into Tokyo’s Toyosu Fish Market – The World’s Largest Seafood Market

When the legendary Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo closed its doors in October 2018, it felt like the end of an era. Fondly called ‘Japan’s Kitchen’, the iconic market had been operating for over...

Birmingham, UK: The City of 1,000 Flavours

Nicknamed the City of 1,000 Trades due to its industrial heritage, Birmingham has blossomed into a vibrant city with a reputation for culinary excellence. ‘More canals than Venice’ was once the only thing of note...

A Guide To Bustling Colombo, Sri Lanka

Behind its everyday hustle, the commercial capital of Sri Lanka is a vibrant mix of colonial heritage and modern hideouts. Old World Charm Colombo is home to a rich history, written all over the eclectic structures...

5 Unique Temples Around The World

More than just a place of worship, praying may be the last thing you would want to do in these temples, when there is so much to behold and to generally be in awe...

Simply Stellar: Stargazing In New Zealand

New Zealand is home to the world's largest Dark Sky Reserve, where astrotourism takes visitors to galaxies far, far away. Close to midnight, on the summit of Mt. John, in the middle of the Aoraki...

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