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Review: La Residenza Singapore

Review: La Residenza Singapore

Long-stay option along historic Singapore River Text & Photography | Sylvia Le Dung Touted as “one of the most opulent serviced apartments in Singapore”, La Residenza is housed inside the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore. It offers 24 contemporarily furnished suites for the long-stay traveler. Related Story: Review: Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore Location: A unique selling point(…)

North America’s Top 5 Ski Resorts

North America’s Top 5 Ski Resorts

Let’s admit it – no one likes when those long, hot summer days slowly turn into Fall, making way for the snow and slush of Winter. What better way to remove some of that Winter-related anguish, than to start planning your next snowy getaway? So head into your storage closet, try on those ski boots(…)

Interview with Yoshiharu Hoshino, Hoshino Resorts Co., Ltd.

Interview with Yoshiharu Hoshino, Hoshino Resorts Co., Ltd.

Photo by Ben Ma As would likely be expected, Yoshiharu Hoshino is a modest and highly disciplined businessman, but the soft-spoken and Ivy-league educated President of Hoshino Resorts Co., Ltd. is also a fervent skier, and an ice hockey aficionado, who counts Wayne Gretzky among his heroes. Macaron Magazine’s Editor in Chief and Founder, Ben(…)

Spa Village at Gaya Island Resort: A Photo Tour

Spa Village at Gaya Island Resort: A Photo Tour

We recently visited the Gaya Island Resort in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. We are working on a review now but would like to share with you some photos of the resort’s beautiful Spa Village. Set amidst a lush Mangrove forest, the Spa Village offers a fascinating program based on the region’s ancient healing practices and was a(…)

Magical and Enchanting: InterContinental Hua Hin Resort, Thailand

Magical and Enchanting: InterContinental Hua Hin Resort, Thailand

The InterContinental Hua Hin Resort is a crescent-shaped property located on stunning Prachuap Khiri Khan beach, accessible via a ten minute drive from Hua Hin main town Words | Anjeeta Nayer  Photography | Anjeeta Nayer, IHG Beach holidays are my favorite kind of holiday, so when my husband suggested that we extend our Easter break(…)

Trisara Luxury Resort Phuket; Taking Elegance and Privacy to New Heights

Trisara Luxury Resort Phuket; Taking Elegance and Privacy to New Heights

Words and Photography | Sylvia Le Dung My first and lasting impression of Trisara is an incredible feeling of privacy and intimacy. “I wanted you to wake up in the morning, take off your clothes and walk into that pool and know that nobody was watching you, especially if you are Kate Moss or someone(…)

Relaxation and Romance at Luang Prabang’s La Résidence Phou Vao

Relaxation and Romance at Luang Prabang’s La Résidence Phou Vao

La Résidence Phou Vao is home to Luang Prabang’s first luxury spa, which offers custom treatments based on traditional Laotian herbal remedies There’s something about Luang Prabang, Laos that sucks people in and leaves them relaxed and in a romantic state of mind. I suspect the friendly, laid back atmosphere of this ancient royal city(…)