Kamalaya Koh Samui

The Thailand wellness retreat was started by John and Karina Stewart in 2005 and offers ten different programs to treat a range of maladies including stress, burnout, insomnia and weight gain.

Centara Passikudah Resort & Spa Sri Lanka

Located 35 kilometres from major city Batticaloa, this resort is in an area famous for its shallow waters, which attract windsurfers, swimmers and kayakers. The retreat will include 126 rooms, each featuring a private balcony or terrace. Plus, facilities such as an all-day dining restaurant, lounge and bar, spa and fitness centre.

Iran all night: the best Persian restaurants in Singapore

Iran tends to get a lot of negative press. Even at this year’s Oscars it wasn’t acclaimed Iranian director Kiarostami picking up a gong, but instead Ben Affleck for Argo, his heavily fictionalized tale of the true-life, 1970s rescue of American hostages from the embassy in Tehran. This isn’t the right forum to start arguing about […]

Lunch @ The Moluccas Room

If you have a craving for Indonesian food, this is just the ticket. Rattan-backed chairs, dark wood tables, parquet flooring, and batik-inspired motif pillars make for a pretty spot to enjoy their Rijstaffel Weekdays set with a rotating list of dishes, which might include lumpia sayur (vegetable spring rolls) and ayam goreng (fried chicken).