Gold Coast, Queensland: Sun, sand and theme parks

Gold Coast, Queensland: Sun, sand and theme parks

Australia’s famed ‘Gold Coast’ region is the country’s main vacation destination. Located in the southern half of the state of Queensland, bordering the Pacific Ocean, Australia’s Gold Coast extends over 70km (43miles) from Labrador in the north to the twin towns of Coolangatta (Queensland) and Tweed Heads (New South Wales) in the south. The Gold(…)

Gallery: Fairmont Singapore

Gallery: Fairmont Singapore

Fairmont Singapore is a five star business hotel conveniently located in Singapore’s central business districts and only a 20-minute drive away from the Changi Airport. It offers guests a wide array of luxury options including 15 restaurants and bars, a swimming pool and a spa. Worth noting are the award-winning Willow Stream Spa, which is(…)

On The Road: Peranakan Museum

On The Road: Peranakan Museum

Peranakan Museum: Exploring the unique Peranakan culture in Southeast Asia Text & Photography by Sylvia Le Dung The Peranakan Museum in Singapore features one of the finest collections of Peranakan objects in the world. Housed in the Old Tao Nan School building at Armenian Street, the museum officially opened on April 25, 2008. The impressive 3-story museum(…)

A Cultural Tour of Kolkata

A Cultural Tour of Kolkata

Kolkata – Cultural Capital of India The city of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) is the capital city of the eastern Indian state of West Bengal. This city, which is located on the banks of the River Hooghly, is home to approximately 14 million inhabitants and is the third largest city in India (in terms of population). Kolkata(…)

The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata: Old World Opulence

The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata: Old World Opulence

The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata – the Grande Dame of Chowringhee The luxurious Oberoi Grand Hotel is a landmark property in Kolkata, India. Fondly referred to as the ‘Grand Dame of Chowringhee’, the Oberoi Grand is housed in a 125-year-old heritage building, set amongst verdant gardens. The well-appointed guestrooms and suites at the hotel feature sumptuous old-world furnishings(…)

Gallery: Jack Wills Secret Garden Party in Hong Kong

Gallery: Jack Wills Secret Garden Party in Hong Kong

Jack Wills Summer Collection 2014 Jack Wills, the ‘Fabulously British’ clothing and lifestyle brand from Salcombe, Devon, unveiled its Summer Collection 2014 in Hong Kong yesterday. The stylish new range features a unique mixture of floral and pastel prints and sun-kissed denim, creating the ultimate summer palette for your wardrobe. The collection is now available at all three(…)

5 Historic Landmarks in Seoul

5 Historic Landmarks in Seoul

Top 5 places in Seoul where history comes to life The cityscape of Seoul is littered with gleaming skyscrapers that stand side by side with magnificent, ancient palaces and edifices that date back to the founding years of the city. Much of the credit for the good urban planning of Seoul is to be given(…)

SEVVA to host Jazz Pianist Alfredo Rodriguez in Hong Kong

SEVVA to host Jazz Pianist Alfredo Rodriguez in Hong Kong

Cuban Supper Club night at S E V V A Music lovers take note: Hong Kong’s stylish SEVVA will reunite with the great Quincy Jones’ protégé – Alfredo Rodriguez for two evenings of exquisite jazz music on April 10-11. The show will be Rodriguez’s first return to Hong Kong since his sold-out performance at SEVVA in 2011.(…)