Song Saa

Located on the Gulf of Thailand, the island boasts crystal clear waters and is a 30-minute speedboat ride from the coastal town of Sihanoukville.    All of their 27 villas are built from sustainable materials, come with its own private pool, WiFi and are modeled after Cambodian fishing villages (expect thatch roofs, rough-hewn natural timbers […]

Gaya Island Resort

Located just off the coast of Kota Kinabalu and a 30-minute car and speedboat ride from the airport, this 121-villa resort offers breathtaking views of the ocean and Mount Kinabalu. The place is home to many rare species including the orangutan and the proboscis monkey. Plenty of outdoor activities including scuba diving, snorkeling, nature walks […]

Singapore indie bookstore BooksActually launches online shop

Loads have been happening with our favorite indie bookstore BooksActually in the past month, notably their call for help (see screengrab of their Facebook page below) to fulfil a two-month deposit on their rental (which thankfully, turned out to be a success, and most recently, the launch of their new webstore.  The no-fuss online shop stocks a […]

Cocktail bar Néktar celebrates its second birthday with a party on December 8

One of our favorite cocktail bars in Singapore, Néktar, turns two this weekend. To celebrate, the good folks aren’t just throwing a bash on Saturday December 8 from 7pm, they’re also offering a 20 percent discount off drinks all night. Score. Aside from the bespoke tipples they’re so well-known for, you’ll also find recent introductions including a rum and […]