The Farm at San Benito

This holistic healing sanctuary is situated on 119 acres of lush jungle-covered land in the foothills of Mt. Malarayat, specializing in wellness retreats tailored to your nutritional, physical and mental wellbeing. Aside from the plush villas and suites, the property features south, waterfall and infinity pools, as well as a gym and spa, and specializes in […]

Park Hyatt Busan

Designed by noted architect Daniel Libeskind, the building has a curved shape (symbolic of Busan’s waves), with 33 floors above ground and six floors below ground level. The interior is the work of Japanese design firm Super Potato. Food and beverage outlets include the Dining Room (on the 32nd floor), dishing out international fare from […]

NEW! on The Dish: Fresh coffee spots, what’s new at House and Michelin men

The Dish is I-S Magazine’s weekly F&B newsletter, filled with exciting news, insider tips and more! To make sure you don’t miss out, get The Dish delivered straight to your mailbox every week by signing up now. Here’s a quick rundown of what’s in the most recent edition of The Dish: Check out the new menu Spa Esprit Group’s restaurant […]


The buzz: Soon after the opening of Crate and Barrel in late January, the folks at Proof Living are at it again with the launch of CB2, the American home furnishing chain’s sister store, with an entirely different concept and collection. The vibe: Unlike Crate and Barrel’s neutral and calming interiors, the 6,000 square-foot space […]

I-S Xperience Joo Chiat/Katong Food Walk by Betel Box: On pragmatism and pig orgasms

There aren’t many folks who’d be as comfortable espousing their views on the pragmatism of Singapore’s leaders as their desire to be reborn as a pig (apparently the animal can sustain orgasms for half an hour) as Tony Tan. No, we’re not talking about our president, but the former IT professional turned historian and Betel […]

Le Passage Moganshan Luxury French Country House Hotel

This French country home is surrounded by tea fields, producing black, green and yellow tea for the establishment. Decked out in an entirely European style—a nod to the foreign missionaries and expats who visited these hills in the 1800s—the hotel has antique wood floors, vintage rugs, brass fixtures and clawfoot tubs. You’ll also be fed […]