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Review: PARKROYAL on Pickering, a PARKROYAL Collection hotel

Review: PARKROYAL on Pickering, a PARKROYAL Collection hotel

City hotel scores with lofty sky gardens, modern design and a prime location   Text and Photography | Sylvia Le Dung Even in Singapore, Asia’s garden city, PARKROYAL on Pickering impresses with its lush greenery. Have you ever seen trees and plants growing out of a building? That was the first sight we got when(…)

Timeless Tiong Bahru

Timeless Tiong Bahru

What goes around, comes around Text and Photography | Sylvia Le Dung Anyway you look at it, Tiong Bahru is a “history” in the making, or perhaps more accurately, a piece of history being re-made. What started out as the first public housing estate project of Singapore more than seven decades ago has been morphing(…)

Review: The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Review: The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur

The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur: Timeless Beauty Text & Photography | Sylvia Le Dung We arrived at The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur with high expectations, and we were not disappointed. This doesn’t mean that the hotel was perfect, but it offered a well-rounded package that was highly appealing, especially for fans of classic luxury hotels.(…)

Review: Hotel Fort Canning, Singapore

Review: Hotel Fort Canning, Singapore

Hotel Fort Canning – Beautiful boutique hotel boasts unique appeal Text and Photography | Sylvia Le Dung I was quite taken by Hotel Fort Canning and its unique offerings. The hotel is a classic case of an experience in which the sum is greater than its parts. The multifaceted Hotel Fort Canning is a boutique hotel,(…)

Lush and Historical – Fort Canning Park

Lush and Historical – Fort Canning Park

Located right at the city center, lush Fort Canning Park provides an array of cultural, historical, and artistic activities Text and Photography by Sylvia Le Dung Perhaps it is not a coincidence that the National Museum of Singapore is located at Fort Canning Park, a place so rich in heritage and historical significance. Fort Canning(…)

Contemporary and Modern Art Galore: Gillman Barracks

Contemporary and Modern Art Galore: Gillman Barracks

The Lion City inches closer to becoming a top art hub in Asia  Words and Photos | Sylvia Le Dung While the 10-minute walk from the Labrador Park MRT station to Gillman Barracks is as uneventful as it gets, the site itself is anything but. The Stylish Gillman Barracks, which opened in September 2012, is(…)

Trisara Seafood, Phuket, Thailand

Trisara Seafood, Phuket, Thailand

European fine dining experience meets Thai hospitality Words & Photography | Sylvia Le Dung You’re cruising along the bay of the Andaman Sea and you find yourself in the mood for an exquisite dining experience? Sure your chef on board would be happy to cook up another meal for you and your guest, yet the(…)

Hong Kong’s Best Spas – The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s Best Spas – The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong

Words | Sylvia Le Dung    Photography |  Sylvia Le Dung, Four Seasons Hotel  It’s no secret that the bustling metropolis of Hong Kong boasts some of the most luxurious hotels in the world. So, it is no surprise then that the city is also host to some of the world’s finest spas, which provide the perfect retreat(…)