Features - Asia
The Reverie Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
The newly opened Reverie Saigon has set the bar for luxury in the Vietnamese urban hub as high as its lofty roost on the 27th to the 39th floors of the city’s famed Times Square skyscraper.
Iskele Sokak, Kadıköy, Istanbul (Bige Örer)
Istanbul’s bohemian Kadıköy quarter is the city’s hippest Asian enclave. Its arts studios and Italian-built streets host part of this autumn’s mammoth Biennial show.
Articles - Asia
Salinda Phu Quoc Island Resort and Spa, Vietnam
The first luxury resort on Phu Quoc Island is set against a backdrop of ocean vistas and unspoilt natural surroundings.
Maafushivaru, South Ari Atoll, Maldives
A tranquil paradise, teeming with exotic marine life and an air of exclusivity, Maafushivaru on the southern tip of the Maldives’ Ari Atoll redefines the ultimate in island getaways.<
TWG Tea: A new way to drink tea
When a Parisian tea blender decided to set up shop in Asia, he was warned about the challenges that lay ahead. Today, however, business is booming. Craig Butcher talks to TWG Tea founder Taha Bouqdib from his headquarters in Singapore.
Albany Highway near Victoria Park, Perth
Artist Abdul-Rahman Abdullah has chosen the street that has changed alongside him since he was a child, mirroring the transformation of Perth over the years.
Where yesterdays and tomorrows meet.
Mark Parren Taylor loves Tokyo’s all-day, all-night dynamism, but he can’t help searching out some nostalgia now and then… and surprisingly, this is when the city really wakes up.
fine food - Turkish delight
Few foods are as intrinsically linked with their origin as Turkish delight. Craig Butcher talks with the founders of Divan, a leading Istanbul hotel and famed patisserie, about how they put the delight into Turkish delight.
Qatar-Turkey Culture Club
A Year of Culture celebrates the blossoming relations between Qatar and Turkey in both Istanbul and Doha.
Cinnamon Gardens, Colombo
Colombo’s ritzy residential district Cinnamon Gardens is an attractive enclave of shady boulevards flanked by stately homes, art galleries, cafés, and historic buildings.