Reviews

Review: Hansar Samui – Exotic Island Retreat

Review: Hansar Samui – Exotic Island Retreat

Stylish beachfront resort offers luxurious pampering Text & Photography | Sylvia Le Dung Guests staying at Hansar Samui are bound to receive the royal treatment. A bold statement, perhaps, but one that is not made without good reason. To begin with, consider Stephen Jean Dion, the Executive Chef who was previously the Private Chef to(…)

Review: Mövenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa

Review: Mövenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa

Heritage hotel offers a great location, stylish design and good value Text & Photography: Sylvia Le Dung Classy and stylish, Mövenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa was a pleasant surprise during our recent trip to the Sentosa Island in Singapore. Housed in a restored colonial building that dates back to the 1940s, the resort offered the kind(…)

Review: The Club at The Saujana

Review: The Club at The Saujana

The Club at The Saujana: City retreat in bustling Kuala Lumpur Text & Photography | Sylvia Le Dung The Club at The Saujana is a luxury resort located in an upscale neighborhood in Kuala Lumpur. A member of the SLH (Small Luxury Hotels of the World), the resort is only a short drive away from the(…)

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(…)

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,(…)

Review: HOSHINOYA Karuizawa: Where Nature and Luxury Converge

Review: HOSHINOYA Karuizawa: Where Nature and Luxury Converge

Serene and dreamy, HOSHINOYA Karuizawa provides the ultimate Japanese retreat experience Text and Photography | Emily Lee Blessed with serene natural surroundings, Karuizawa is the stuff that fairy tales are made of. Lest you think I am exaggerating, consider this: Karuizawa’s highland is a place where mountains, forests, and rivers abound; where small picturesque villages(…)