BACK TO FOOD’S HISTORY
Adventurous palates always seek the next big thing. For Singaporeans with their food-obsessed reputations, going back in time seems to be the order of the day. read more
Bangkok-based artist Eiji Sumi engages in light inspired work that dissects the concept right down to its smallest particles yet showcases them on a large scale.
Thailand becomes a stage for art when works from renown local and international artists exhibit at three different points in time for three separate biennales.
DANCE AND MUSIC FEST
Bangkok plays host to a month-long celebration of dance and music with renown artists and performance companies.
THE WEDDING LIST
For the perfect destination wedding, Fah Thai’s list of places and wedding coordinators will be on hand to make your day special.
STORMING HONG KONG
In the vastness of an urban city like Hong Kong, there’s a lot to uncover. Our photographer embarks on a mission to do so despite inclement weather.
Hong Kong designers set the standards for traditional Hong Kong iconic souvenirs. read more
A Thai director sees her travels unwittingly played out and reflected in her many films. read more
GOING THE DISTANCE
The delightful finds that make Chiang Mai and Hanoi an ideal getaway combination. read more
LESS HECTIC IN THE MYEIK ISLANDS
Our writer responds to the siren call to detox from a tech-ridden daily life at the unspoilt reaches of the Myanmar archipelago. read more
Adventurous photographers capture wondrous and rarely visited areas on their ride for charity of Vietnam. read more
Lovers of Samui are not just visitors but local residents who make sure it stays a paradise. read more
In a commissioned work for Gucci, a Thai illustrator takes to flights of fancy with animal characters. read more
FOR THE LOVE OF ARCHITECTURE
We seek out Phnom Penh’s heritage architecture and modernistic buildings designed by the late visionary Vann Molyvann. read more
MYANMAR BEAN TOWN
Phyin Oo Lwin in Myanmar, while known for its colonial past, creates contemporary history as a coffee-producing area. read more
NIGHTS IN ART
It’s an active year in art for Bangkok as the city preps for major art shows, including the debut of two biennales. Roving photographer Jesper Haynes is out on the town capturing the art crowd. read more
THE VIBRANT TASTE OF HOLI
The advent of spring is marked with colourful celebrations of Holi across India. Prachi Joshi takes you on a journey to explore its festive foods. read more
A COOKING WIN OF ART AND SCIENCE
After abandoning an early career using her skills a food analyst, our Top Chef winner finds contentment in a professional kitchen using her talents to create exciting cuisine. read more
THAI FOOD SCENE: AN ANCIENT REVIVAL
Followers of hip eats might start to find listings passe. Real foodies, those who live and breathe food alone, are seeking something more significant and meaningful beyond the story of a tasty dish. read more
CHENGDU IT YOURSELF
In a cuisine-rich place like Chengdu, no reservations are necessary to eat well – as long as you have no reservations in eating its bold, fiery food. read more
FINDING THE THAI SWEETS SPOT
Thai desserts, or khanom, are blissful treats with a ubiquitous presence. They inspired a popular Thai food blogger and a photographer to engage their sweet tooth and … read more
SOME RATES AND BITE
Life’s a beach on most days in Phu Quoc, but this getaway’s also resplendent with farm and food attractions that deserve equal attention. read more
OUTRE FITS THE BALL
We meet exuberant hotel designer Bill Bensley whose design flair for dramatic and luxurious lodging offers intuitive comfort and protects the land it sits on. read more
PHUKET’S PRESENT PAST
Before it became a popular island getaway, a younger Phuket was equally cool in its cultural offerings. read more
SAMUI ALL IN
By land or by sea, the island resort engages all our senses with countless activities. read more
CLASSIC, YET TEMPORARY
Capture a day in the life of a Chinese opera travelling troupe as they perform under the stars of a Bangkok night. read more
PHNOM PENH LONG WEEKEND
Once a city interrupted, Phnom Penh now shines with fast-expanding urbanisation and style. In a 3-day weekend, read more
DRESSING THE PART
An international costume designer lets us in on his world of dressing the stars with India as the guidign light for inspiration – read more
Couples are opting to break from tradition and marry far from home, bringing friends and family to exotic locales for memorable nuptials. read more
FROM INDUSTRIAL TO HIP: WARESHOUSES SHED THEIR FORMER IMAGE
Fast-evolving Bangkok transforms from the fund own into the up and coming. Recently, a creative facelift in neglected neighbourhood spots means a chance to be more community in feel and artisan in movement. read more
COLOURFUL EXPRESSIONS: INDIA’S CLASSIC LOOKS
Primal colours in India’s quotidian life hold a mesmerizing joyfulness in their vibrancy. Photographer Dinesh Khanna captures the enterprising hues of vendors and their tantalizing goods and other ‘windows’ of opportunity to colourful street life. read more
All the Thai kingdom’s men and women come together in the name of art for a poignant send off to a much-loved monarch. read more
SAY IT WITH FLOWERS
An acclaimed floral designer is sought after for his modern twists using traditional flora. read more
A YOUNG SAMUI
A retired doctor remembers a younger Samui before there were ‘tourists’. read more
Our excursion to verdant and tranquil Vang Vieng and Luang Prabang results in top tips on where to max out on their charm. read more
IN FOODIE PURSUIT
While time is never enough to explore one of their favourite islands of gastronomy, our foodies re-visit Phuket to eat to their hearts’ content. read more
A photographer choses a simple subject but expounds its meaning through black and white images. read more
Museums can be formal, staid buildings. Singapore’s museums light up their lives.
LINE BY LINE
An illustrator lets us in or what’s between the lines.
It may be fun in the sun but Samui’s got its mysterious side.
An intrepid visitor joins the throngs of motorbike riders to live and eat.
WHEELS GO ROUND
To experience ancient history, get on a bike.
A photographer plays with light and captures it magical effects.
A mixologist’s repertoire nowadays holds a liquid arsenal of pre-prohibition drinks and vintage cocktails to satisfy Bangkok’s ever-sophisticated drinking scene. Drink to your heart’s content in the soothing ambience of well-designed spaces spaces to match the mood. read more
With one eye on protecting the environment and the other on keeping hotel guests happy, Tongsai Bay hoteliers make being green stylish and appealing. read more
Thailand’s main fruit provinces produce a smorgasbourg that justifies their name as the Orchard of the East. Our comprehensive guide points out the sweetness of the varieties at the height of summer. read more
Malaysia’s streetscapes become a surprise hit for our writer who finds contemporary street culture as an addendum to historical architecture. read more
IN PURSUIT OF REAL
The town of glorious temples and wild nature yields interesting eats for the locals. A morning walk through the Luang Prabang market shows what real foraging means. read more
EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD
A turn around the bend either meets with a narrow escape or a stunning landscape. For those who dare, do not Zoji-La. read more
Get your rattiest shirt ready for Songkran festivities with our briefing one the spirit of the water festival. read more
A GOOD EAR
We tune in to award-winning sound mixer Traithep Wongpaiboon and his insights on sound quality and its importance in making you like a movie so much. read more
Solo Travel these days means going it alone on a journey, but it does not mean being lonely. The best apps, gadgets and attitude might make it habit-forming. read more
The global art world shows up for Art Basel Hong Kong in March while Shanghai also aims to be a major player in contemporary art. We give you the list of who’s there and what’s there. read more
Guangzhou reveals itself to be an industrial port city with traditional architecture but a look around shows dazzling retail complexes and cultural landmarks with cutting edge design. read more
Stunning photographs of the underwater world of the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand show the dance and sway of colourful and unique marine life. read more
How you love that nian ago cake you’ve been savouring during Chinese New Year depends on whether it’s made from a traditional recipe in Guangdong or elsewhere in China. Learn which dialect group’s varying traditions still translate into the same meaning and fun. read more
Floor to soaring ceiling display windows in New York offers up a fantasy world of merchandising done in surprising ways. We take about how ‘paper cuts’ and their aesthetic assemblage create all things great and small in store windows. read more
A recently screened movie inspired a long and adventurous road trip to Mandalay. Colonial history and unexpected nature deepens a writer’s connection to Myanmar. read more
A visit to Koh Samui can go beyond the worship of the sea and sun to learning the practice of loving kindness. It takes just a few days at the Dipabhavan Meditation Centre to be enlightened. read more
Bagan always moves in mystical ways when you soar above the countryside in a hot air balloon. Photographer Simon Bond captures the magic at dawn’s early light. read more