Lifestyle

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(…)

Gallery: Nespresso Hong Kong celebrates Chinese New Year with exclusive coffee recipes

Gallery: Nespresso Hong Kong celebrates Chinese New Year with exclusive coffee recipes

Nespresso has embarked on a gourmet collaboration created specifically to delight Club Members with the ultimate coffee moments this Chinese New Year. Renowned award-winning Chef Emmanuel Stroobant, of Saint Pierre Restaurant in Singapore, has created a range of Nespresso coffee recipes that Club Members are invited to try and even learn to make. Exclusively in-store(…)

Gallery: Best Sunset Views in Phuket

Gallery: Best Sunset Views in Phuket

We recently visited two luxury resorts in Phuket and incidentally, both claim to offer the best views on the island. Situated atop one of the highest hills in the northern part of the island is 360° by The Pavilions Resort, a lounge/bar offering panoramic views of the region with an outdoor patio. In addition to(…)

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(…)

Review: IPC Foodlab, Fanling, HK

Review: IPC Foodlab, Fanling, HK

Organic farm-to-table dining shines in an unexpected location Text & Photography | Emily Lee From the rooftop organic vegetable garden to bistro food prepared by executive members of Disciples Escoffier International, there’s something strangely satisfying about my visit to the IPC Foodlab. IPC Foodlab is all about taking an original approach to holistic dining, and(…)

Gallery: High Fashion (MW Michael Wong) Meets Luxury Design

Gallery: High Fashion (MW Michael Wong) Meets Luxury Design

MW Michael Wong Fashion Collection + The Chilterns Luxury Apartments Hong Kong film star Michael Wong presents a preview of the collection from his new fashion brand MW Michael Wong in Hong Kong’s Domani. MW Michael Wong is a luxury lifestyle brand which has previously collaborated with Edward Green, Rimowa, Baccarat, and Giorgio Fedon 1919 to produce(…)

Review: The Farm at San Benito: Holistic Wellness and Beauty

Review: The Farm at San Benito: Holistic Wellness and Beauty

The Farm at San Benito offers an exemplary wellness experience  Text & Photography | Emily Lee Mention The Farm at San Benito and you are bound to peak the interest of your listener. Long recognized as one of the leading wellness resorts in the world, The Farm offers a slew of holistic programs designed to(…)

Hyotan Onsen; the only Michelin 3-star hot spring in Japan

Hyotan Onsen; the only Michelin 3-star hot spring in Japan

Text | Fiona M. King  Photography | Fiona M. King, Hyotan Onsen Hyotan Onsen is located only a 15-minute walk away from Jigoku Mushi Kobo, which I wrote about HERE. Touted as the only Michelin 3-star onsen in Japan and “the most beautiful hot spring facility in Beppu”, Hyotan Onsen offers a wide variety of options for the hot spring(…)