Features - Asia
Summer stroll through Sydney
It’s easy to see why Sydney is celebrated for its beauty. Its harbour and coastline are public spaces that provide beaches, a national park, and dazzling water views. Go walkabout and soak up the spectacle for the best of a Sydney summer.
The Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai
The Swatch Art Peace Hotel brings together cultural heritage and modern art in a unique concept property at the centre of the ever-chic Shanghai Bund.
Articles - Asia
The Indonesian island of Lombok is often overshadowed by its neighbour, Bali. But for a low-key version, this is the place to go.
Smiths Beach Resort, Western Australia
Set within a national park between Cape Naturaliste and Cape Leeuwin, this contemporary beach resort is a restful sanctuary for couples and families.
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.
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.