Features - Asia

Singapore - Asia’s Capital of Contrast

A regular visitor to the Lion City, Nick Walton takes us on a journey into Singapore’s invigorating, and often eclectic, heart.

24 hours in Jakarta

Known as the ‘Big Durian’, Jakarta is a hot, bustling, eclectic cultural melting pot of a metropolis, with a smorgasbord of choices to indulge the intrepid traveller. Packed with skyscrapers juxtaposed with street vendors, Jakarta is a city of traditions and contrasts. You will find five-star restaurants to satiate your culinary demands alongside behemoth malls filled with designer shops, and markets where you can haggle over a rupiah or two.

Articles - Asia

Four Seasons Resort Kuda Huraa, Maldives

It’s possible: honeymooners and families holidaying in the Maldives can live in total harmony – just ask Four Seasons Kuda Huraa.

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Shanghai: Insider's Guide to the Bund

Shanghai resident and writer Yixuan Fan takes us on a stroll along the city's most striking landmark to savour its bygone past as well as its contemporary style.
The majestic architectural landscape of Shanghai’s riverfront promenade, the Bund, offers a unique glimpse into the city’s glamorous past, as well as a timely reminder of its current resurgence as an international melting pot of styles, customs, and cuisines.

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luxe - Aman Tokyo

Known for creating the most tranquil escapist hotels in far-flung destinations, Aman resorts makes its first urban foray into one of the busiest cities in the world.

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24 Hours in Shanghai

Shanghai may be known as China’s second city, but when it comes to fun, fashion, and attitude it’s most definitely in first place. Shanghai’s boom years came at the turn of the 20th century, resulting in incredible art deco architecture that’s still visible all over the city. The legendary Bund waterfront, quaint former French Concession, and futuristic Lujiazui districts all add up to a city of contrasts that’s just bursting with promise.

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Kemankeş Caddesi, Istanbul

The seaside suburb of Karaköy is home to the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art. The area’s grand mansions now host cafés, galleries, and groundbreaking Biennial shows.

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Indonesia - Into the hills of Bali

With Qatar Airways now flying direct to Bali, Indonesia, long-time resident Holly McDonald shows that the interior of the tropical island offers much to explore beyond the usual popular beaches.

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24 Hours in Phuket

A tropical haven in the south of Thailand, Phuket’s idyllic beaches, rich, vibrant culture, and ever-smiling locals ensure its spot on the bucket list of travellers from across the globe.

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Cape Weligama, Sri Lanka

This new resort promises to be one of Sri Lanka’s most luxurious getaways.

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