Staycation in Singapore

Staycation in Singapore: We Are All Set! The wait for that long-awaited staycation in Singapore is over. Singapore Tourism Board has started revealing the list of hotels that have received approval to reopen and it is growing by the day. These are some of our favourite hotels in Singapore and we hope to check in soon.  14 July 2020…

Rediscover the Meaning of Kamcheng through the Peranakan Festival

Explore the extensive heritage of the Peranakans through their gastronomy, artefacts, people, and literature SINGAPORE – From now to 31 July 2019, rediscover the meaning of kamcheng at The Peranakan restaurant’s 3rd annual edition of the Kamcheng Peranakan Festival. Kamcheng refers to the elaborately-decorated, traditional Peranakan storage vase and also means friendship, the theme for…

Escape to Siem Reap

Immerse Yourself in the Local Cambodian Culture A Khmer cart driver with his oxen On the bustling streets of Siem Reap sits The Aviary Hotel, a quiet and sophisticated retreat with 25 eco-friendly rooms featuring designs inspired by the myriad of local birds. Stepping outside of this oasis, guests of The Aviary can take their…

Inspiring Conversations

The world is in need of a space that inspires conversations which will impact society in a positive way. It’s timely for a space such as born-in Singapore members’ club 1880 to make its debut, bringing together a community of members who represent the collective brains of creativity, drive and passion.  In particular, it aspires…

Ushering in Spring at Lewin Terrace

/ Lobster served with risoni, lobster white wine sauce and coconut foam / Seabream Carpaccio / A symbol of the start of new beginnings and a time for flower viewings in Japan, in particular cherry blossoms, Lewin Terrace introduces a new Spring menu that translates the essence of Japanese springtime through the use of seasonal…

Alaya Resort Ubud: a sanctuary of serenity and sophistication

With 105 luxurious rooms, Alaya Resort Ubud is a sanctuary of serenity and sophistication in the culturally charged village of Ubud in the island of Bali. It has been built with rare sensitivity towards the surrounding environment and shares its rice terrace views with a number of the communities’ local independent cafes and eateries, including…

Luxury Travel at ILTM Shanghai

While the world is shrouded in difficult times, the party is still going on in Shanghai. At the ILTM in Shanghai, the signal we get, especially in China, is that luxury and experiential travel is intensifying. This was especially so at the talks where topics like ‘The Future of the Asian Luxury Traveller’, ‘Why China’s…

Linens, Luxury & Lace

It’s mouthed in the same breath as Frette and Pratesi – its linens are used in China Airlines’ newgen business class cabin as well as Mandarin Oriental Taipei. The Business Class product, featuring a two-wool blend blanket, is extremely comfortable, replicating the comfort of fab homes and inspired by the aesthetics of the Song Dynasty….

Amsterdam Couture

We were at premium Dutch label Scotch & Soda’s store opening at Paragon yesterday. Focusing on three of its lines Scotch & Soda for men, Maison Scotch for women, and Amsterdam Blauw, the brand’s denim line, there was plenty of booty to try on. This summer,  it’s the prints that caught our attention, particularly a pair which the brand so cleverly…

Apple Daily Hong Kong reports on ‘Hospitality with Heart’

Apple Daily 蘋果日報‘s 果籽 (Hong Kong) reported on Heritage Suites Hotel‘s compassionate approach of being in the hospitality business, returning to the community as much as possible though giving assistance to Sala Baï Hotel & Restaurant School so that the young are able to learn the tools of the trade in hospitality, taking up jobs…