Features - Asia
A city where anything is possible
The early morning sun spears like an arrow through the buildings in old Batavia, illuminating an old man hosing down the cobblestones, while across the square a restaurateur arranges chairs and tables on the pavement then pulls down a colourful awning.
Explore the Hutongs
Beijing’s traditional hutongs are a timeless treasure that offer a rare glimpse into yesterday’s way of living in China’s remarkable capital.
Articles - Asia
Four Seasons Resort Langkawi
Occupying a remote mile-long beach on the northern shore of Langkawi’s eponymous main island, Four Seasons Resort Langkawi is paradise found.
fine food - Treetop dining in the Maldives
Going for dinner in the Maldives isn’t as straightforward as you might think. It may be the world’s flattest country, with atolls fringed by abundant arcs of buttery sands, but that doesn’t mean the country’s chefs are content with their oceanfront beach bars and palm-fringed pool bistros. In pursuit of novelty, the most luxurious resorts are now taking fine dining to new heights: by moving their signature restaurants off the ground and into the trees.
Neatly balancing modernity with tradition, Beijing’s ancient palaces rub shoulders with a vibrant contemporary art scene. British writer and frequent visitor Navjot Singh explores what’s in store for art lovers in China’s capital city.
Six Senses Laamu, Maldives
Deep in the Indian Ocean, surrounded by innumerable shades of blue, Six Senses Laamu is a paradise for couples and families alike.
In May, Qatar Airways begins flying into the capital of South Australia: Adelaide. Max Anderson recommends escaping to the beautiful Adelaide Hills for a weekend of high-country living.
Batavia, Jakarta’s Old Town
As a child, young moviemaker Yusuf Andibachtiar learned much about Indonesia’s rich history as he grew up amid the relics of history in the heart of Jakarta’s Old Town.
Night Safari, Singapore Zoo
If you’re looking for a zoo experience with a difference, Singapore’s Night Safari provides unusual nocturnal creatures and the primaeval thrill of the darkness, says Brian Johnston.
Gouger Street, Adelaide
Costume designer Mariot Kerr works all over Australia but Gouger Street, in her home town of Adelaide, suits her tastes better than any. It’s all thanks to the colourful Adelaide Central Market.