Hotels & Resorts

Saying “i do” underwater

Hotel Splendido and Splendido Mare in Portofino, Italy can arrange for couples to recite their vows below the depths of the Christ of the Abyss at San Fruttuoso.

Roadside flavours

As Tung Lok’s former director of kitchens, chef Sam Leong coined modern Chinese dishes like wasabi prawns and coffee pork ribs. But when it comes to his personal favourites, nothing stirs up his palate like the time-honoured street stalls in Malaysia.

Bon vivant vacation

The stately Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat on the French Riviera dishes out a deal gastronomes will find hard to resist.

Gourmet heights

Stephan Zoisl on life in his Austrian hometown, eating his way across Europe, and his sting at The Fat Duck.

Light up your stay

Taipei’s reputation as an emerging, hip lifestyle destination gets a boost with the arrival of W Taipei.

Dublin’s renaissance

The sleepy Irish capital has evolved into a graceful, glittering cityscape. Celebrity chef Rachel Allen unveils its lively charms.

Quest for adventure

Adrenaline junkies and culture vultures watch out; there’s a slew of adventure travel outfitters gaining prominence for their sophisticated and well-planned getaways.

The road to Mandalay

A cruise along Myanmar’s rivers is nothing short of an idyllic experience.

Soul flavours

New Orleans is known to most as the birthplace of Mardi Gras but lesser known festivals, the indigenous Creole cuisine and vivacious locals add to the allure of a place chef Jack Carson proudly calls home.



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