EAST Beijing

This new business hotel is only 15 minutes from Beijing Capital International Airport and the CBD.

EAST Hong Kong

The hotel is conveniently located for those meeting any creative agencies (they are all based in Taikoo Shing next door). With floor-to-ceiling windows in every room, an outdoor pool, buzzy rooftop bar SUGAR and Aussie chef (and Shanghai demi-god) David Laris consulting on the F&B side, it’s a far cry from the Holiday Inn.

ViewPoint Eco-Lodge

Set on the banks of a canal leading to Inle Lake, this getaway has 20 cottage suites made of eco-friendly materials including limestone, mud, rice-straw and wood. Onsite, there are two eateries—ViewPoint restaurant and The Shan—that have been praised by the Routard Guide and the Lonely Planet Travel Guide for their refined take on local […]

Casa Blanca

This boutique hotel has three grades of rooms (superior, deluxe and family suite), a pool, vegetarian restaurant Jardin as well as a charming cafe with an array of cakes.

NEW! on I-S Weekend: SlutWalk, unseen Madonna photos & the city’s best cafes

I-S Weekend is I-S Magazine’s weekly events newsletter out every Thursday, clueing you in on the week’s hottest happenings and activities so you can get the most out of the city. Here’s a quick rundown of what’s in the most recent edition of I-S Weekend: Top Event Pick: Madonna: A Transformational Exhibition Concert: The Jacksons Unity Tour […]

Ko Benz

Head here for the best known tom luerd moo (pig’s blood in clear soup) in town.