New on Escape Routes: Tigerair flies to Lijiang + Laguna Phuket Triathlon + a Westin staycation

Escape Routes is I-S Magazine’s weekly travel newsletter, filled with exciting news on hotel openings, flights, insider tips and more! Here’s a quick rundown of what’s in the most recent edition of Escape Routes: Book tickets on Tigerair‘s new flight to Lijiang to visit snow-capped mountains Take part in Challenge Phuket Triathlon Visit The Great Wall from new […]

Ten Awesome City Breaks at 50% off

I-S has teamed up with Mr & Mrs Smith to offer readers 50% off 3+ night stays at more than 100 boutique hotel properties around the globe.

Hotel Pennington by Rhombus

Hotel Pennington by Rhombus is located in bustling Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, with easy access to major attractions. The hotel, which features cozy boutique style rooms and studios suites that have panoramic views of the city, is situated in the heart of Hong Kong’s vibrant business and shopping district. There are also three levels of […]

Sri Panwa, Phuket

Sri Panwa is located within 40 acres of lush, tropical surroundings, offering luxury accommodation in a tranquil setting, and all of the villas and dining venues have panoramic ocean views. As well as restaurants and bars, the resort has a nightclub and cooking school. In October 2013 the hotel was given the ‘Best Resort in […]


TOP SHOPS Shopping is undoubtedly a national obsession and, with our fast-growing retail scene, it’s no wonder that Southeast Asian flagship stores are popping up all over the island. But if you look past the shiny, high-end shop-fronts, you’ll see that it’s not just world-renowned labels that make shopping here so much fun. We’re talking […]

Virgin Active

The buzz: Sir Richard Branson’s famed fitness chain finally opens here—the first in Southeast Asia. The vibe: The whole setup looks straight out of a sci-fi flick with state-of-the-art facilities and metallic finishes. And they’ve gone a little overboard with the red (Virgin Active’s corporate color), though the sprawling floor space makes it less intimidating […]