Things to do

Your Week Out

SINGAPORE (March 13): Travel off the crowded path during Japan’s beautiful sakura season, sip on Japanese wine right here in Singapore, or dine out with some special deals in town, as we pi


Flight-free getaways

SINGAPORE (March 6): With news of a wider Covid-19 outbreak across the globe, we know trying to plan a holiday is going to be tough.

With different beginnings and histories, these castles provide a glimpse into feudal-era Japan


A tale of two castles

Himeji Castle is regarded as the finest surviving example of prototypical Japanese castle architecture

Hong Kong’s newest landmark combines high-end art and retail


Upping the ante with art

SINGAPORE (Feb 21): It was a beautifully sunny winter’s afternoon, with blue skies and a slight breeze that rustled the palm fronds of the garden we were in.

In Siem Reap, an award-winning tour guide builds a school for underprivileged kids while a once exiled silk maker revives a cultural heirloom


Changing Cambodia

SINGAPORE (Feb 7):  The 2017 film by Angelina Jolie – First They Killed My Father – captures the plight of a Cambodian family during the reign of the Communist Party of Kampuchea (CPK), or better k


Weekend Wanderlust

SINGAPORE (Jan 23): What better way to kick off the Year of the Rat than with a luxury weekend getaway?


Into the unknown

SINGAPORE (Jan 17): I am sitting cross-legged on the floor of a teepee with my eyes closed, trying not to laugh self-consciously while two women raise their voices in chants and deftly drum animal


Historic landmark and culinary spot

SINGAPORE (Dec 20): Stay at a hotel with links to Scotland Yard; Malta finally catches the eye of the Michelin folks. 

Former police HQ now a luxury hotel


Mediterranean treasure

SINGAPORE (Dec 9): Croatia, more famously known as a stunning backdrop for filmmakers, also offers a heady mix of heritage, gastronomy and the riviera lifestyle


TUMI by his side

(Dec 9): Is there anything Hollywood star (and Marvel superhero) Chris Pratt cannot do?

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