Itineraries

Island Life through the lens of the Leica X-Vario

Island Life through the lens of the Leica X-Vario

Well-designed luxury camera for the stylish traveler Text & Photography by Ben Over the past 3 decades, Phuket has rapidly transformed itself from an island of fishing villages to an immensely popular vacation destination. Yet despite all of the developments you can still get a glimpse of the local lives if you are willing to look(…)

A Jamaican Ziplining Adventure

A Jamaican Ziplining Adventure

Photo courtesy of Zipline Adventure Tours Arguably, more than any other Caribbean island, Jamaica is known for its laidback attitude and calm way of life. From white sand beaches and sparkling blue water to hammocks suspended between two palm trees – prefect for napping away the warm afternoon – Jamaica has it all. The fifth largest(…)

Alan Chan Launches “Home Away from Home (27)” at Park Hyatt Shanghai

Alan Chan Launches “Home Away from Home (27)” at Park Hyatt Shanghai

Pop-up concept store showcases Chan’s curated collections Renowned Hong Kong designer-artist Alan Chan launched his latest project at Shanghai’s Park Hyatt Hotel on November 27. Over a six-month period, “Home Away from Home (27)” will occupy a 150m2 space on the 86th floor of Park Hyatt Shanghai–one of the highest hotels in the world. Related(…)

INTERSECT By Lexus; luxury lifestyle in Tokyo

INTERSECT By Lexus; luxury lifestyle in Tokyo

First Lexus lifestyle store launched in Tokyo, soon to be followed by Dubai and New York Since its opening in August this year, INTERSECT by Lexus has fast established itself as one of the trendiest spots in downtown Tokyo. A concept store combining different lifestyle elements, INTERSECT by Lexus encompasses design, fashion, art, music, and(…)

Barbados: Going “Home”

Barbados: Going “Home”

I spent three years of my childhood living in Barbados, so any opportunity I have to go back feels like I’m going home. While I’m Canadian and have no Barbadian roots whatsoever, the friendliness of the local people and the vibrant colors of the landscape welcome everyone with open arms. Related Story: Grenada: The Caribbean’s Spice(…)

Grenada: The Caribbean’s Spice Island

Grenada: The Caribbean’s Spice Island

We’ve almost all heard of Barbados, Jamaica and Antigua but Grenada, one of the Caribbean’s lesser-known island, holds just as much beauty as the three aforementioned islands with a lot more privacy and tranquility.

Visit Mt. Aso via ASO Boy! Limited Express

Visit Mt. Aso via ASO Boy! Limited Express

A fun ride for the family Text & Photography | Fiona M. King Launched in 2011, ASO Boy! is a limited express train operated by JR Kyushu. If you plan to visit Mt. Aso, the largest active volcano in Japan, the ASO boy! offers one of the easiest ways to get there. It also boasts(…)

Culinary Delight: PauPatri Restaurant, Boracay

Culinary Delight: PauPatri Restaurant, Boracay

Best kept secret on Boracay Island? Text & Photography | Emily Lee “How did you find out about this place?” asked the German chef from Hong Kong, with a hint of anxiety on his face. It was as if the place were a hidden treasure yet to be discovered by Indiana Jones. PauPatri Restaurant is(…)