REVIEW: Mono Live in Singapore May 6

Sometimes you wish you were transplanted into a soundtrack. This gig was certainly one of those times, where the roughly-300-strong crowd of mostly indie kids and post-rockers, crammed in a quasi-moshpit smack in front of Zouk’s stage, was transported into a dreamlike sonic landscape.The quartet of drummer Yasunori Takada, bassist Tamaki Kunishi and guitarists Takaakira […]

Lanvin’s “Mandals” for Spring/Summer 2011

Luxury men’s sandals are great for those who want to go casual without looking too dressed down. Continuing its Mediterranean-inspired collection from Spring/ Summer 2010, these classic Lanvin “mandals” come with subtle ribbon details, tassels and a muted green tone that’ll draw admiring stares. $890 at #01-19/30 Hilton Shopping Gallery, 581 Orchard Rd., 6304-1361.

The Absolut Art Collection heads to Beijing

For holiday drinks with a difference, why not head north. The ABSOLUT Art Collection features the works of some of the world’s most highly-regarded pop artists like Andy Warhol, Angus Fairhurst, Francesco Clemente and Jan Saudek. Twenty pieces of the celebrated collection originally curated by the Historical Museum of Wines and Spirits in Stockholm, Sweden, […]

Get Lost in Malaysia Airlines Latest App

If you’re exploring Malaysia (or anywhere else they fly to) Malaysia Airlines’ MHdeals is the mobile app to have. The app works through “Augmented Reality”, using GPS and a compass to detect where you are and where you’re headed. Displaying all airports around you from which they fly, a slick finger slide will display different […]

Race to the Beat of the Dragonboat Festival in Taipei

Agoda has goodies in store this fifth lunar month for those in tune with Taiwan. On Jun 6, the Duanwu or Dragonboat Festival gets in full force, with a roaring regatta attracting participants from all over the world. Anticipating the throngs of tourists enticed by the myth of saving Qu Yuan, China’s patriotic lyricist, from […]