A well-curated, dream shopping spot for lesser-known Aussie labels like Alice McCall and Rodeo Show, Antipodean’s soft feminine taste also includes homegrown names such as hansel, Lulu Bare and Woon Hung. There’s also a neat range of chic, practical items for the home—think scents from Tokyomilk and reed diffusers from BsaB— if you’re not in […]

White Room

As the very first store to call Haji Lane home, multi-label boutique White Room deserves some credit.

An Lam Ninh Van Bay Villas

Managed by Epikurean, An Lam Ninh Van Bay Villas is exclusive, eco-friendly and traditionally Vietnamese. Located on the virtually untouched Ninh Van Bay, the rainforest, mountains and dramatic beaches around this resort make it truly distinctive. Each of the 35 private villas here comes with its own plunge pool, and all manner of modern embellishments. […]


Combining the heritage of a 19th century manor house and new contemporary designs, recently opened Maya, close to Tangalle on the Southern tip of the island, is a great place to soak up Sri Lanka’s culture and natural beauty. Set against a backdrop of coconut trees and paddy fields, Maya exudes colonial charm and offers […]

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Cebu

While bustling Cebu is a fixture on everyone’s travel bucket list, Mactan Island, site of Swiss hotel chain Mövenpick’s newest property, charms with lesser-known wonders. The resort has its own private beach, restaurants with themed dinners which change nightly, a spa utilizing signature Zen-inspired treatments and watersport facilities.

Casa del Rio

However you spell it, Melaka (Malacca) is one of our favorite destinations up north for food, heritage, culture and… more food. Centrally located by the Melaka River, Casa del Rio is close to all of the city’s attractions, including quaint shops of Jonker Street. The hotel’s architecture has distinct Portuguese influences and is also inspired […]

Banyan Tree Macau

Located in the heart of Cotai city, the 246 suites at Banyan Tree’s newest each feature a private relaxation pool overlooking the city. Ten pool villas with their own gardens are also available. The resort even offers suites with their own spa treatment area. Relax by the tropical pool, pamper yourself at the Sanctuary Spa […]