Behind the Seans & Khon Theatre

In Khon theatre, dance artistry, live music, and stage costumes all come together to keep a Thai tradition alive.

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Indulgent Indawgyi Lake

Fascinating legends swirl around Myanmar’s biggest lake, Indawgyi, including a fable that it was once home to a massive dragon. This mother of all lakes generously nurtures a wildlife and bird sanctuary, while tranquil villages and surrounding verdant hills and mountains reveal an enchanting milieu of calm and spirituality as captivating as the tales around it.

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A Quiet Walk to Remember

They say life is slow in Luang Prabang. You can’t imagine how slow until you get there. This lovely UNESCO World Heritage city, and a former Lao capital, still stands regal in its peacefulness – the way it’s been for many years.

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Tweaking Tradition: A Modern Touch to Thai Craft

For one Thai designer, inspiration springs from the provenance of artisan traditions. In the hope that people will continue an appreciation in the heritage of craftsmanship, she injects new concepts in already established techniques.

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Bangkok’s European Surprise

It may look more European than Siamese, yet the Bangkok neighbourhood of Sam Phraeng is home to an authentic Thai community.

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A Momentous Royal Coronation

Flowing tirelessly for centuries, the Chao Phraya River bore witness to the rise and fall of countless ancient kingdoms of Thailand. together with her people, joyous times have been celebrated and times of sorrow have been mourned. Now, this much-loved river will take on the honourable task as a grand passage way later this year for the final part of the Royal Coronation Ceremony or “Phra Ratcha Phithi Boromma Racha Bhisek” in this Rattanakosin period.

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ROCKET FESTIVAL
Laos & Thailand | May 2019

If you happen to be in Laos and the northeastern provinces of Thailand like Yasothon and Roi Et in May, read more

 

GOOD EATS
Singapore | Now – 12 May 2019

Discover the best in the culinary world at the World Gourmet Summit (WGS), as it returns for its 23rd edition. The 2019 event, read more

 

 

ART IN HOSPITALS
Hong Kong | Now – Jun 2019

After being held in New York, London and Geneva, international culture project, Contagious Cities arrives in Hong Kong. read more

ART ALIVE
Bangkok | Now – 31 Jul 2019

Following its tremendous success in Berlin, From Monet to Kandinsky: Visions Alive, the multimedia show finally makes Bangkok its next destination and first stop in Asia. read more

PRESERVING APSARA DANCE
Siem Reap | Now – 31 Aug 2019

No trip to Siem Reap is complete without attending a traditional Cambodian dance performance. The ancient traditional Khmer dancing and Apsara dance performances … read more

ARTISTIC EXPERIENCES
Singapore | 16 May 2019 – 2 Jun 2019

For an entire month, Singapore will be celebrating the arts with a smorgasbord of performances and showcases from the world of theatre, dance and music. read more

 

TO LONG FOR CHIANG SAEN

It’s not just the ancient temples, historic ruins and the infamous Golden Triangle that make this northern town memorable – it’s also the stunning scenery and magical atmosphere of Chiang Saen. read more

GUAVA’S COOL QUENCH

The guava fruit made its way to Thailand courtesy of Portuguese traders some 300 years the story goes, and remains a popular fruit. read more

HIDDEN SWEETNESS

The custard apple’s skin may look alien with its bumpy segments. Even at fruit stalls, vendors field questions of “Is it really edible?” read more

STAYED: CONRAD KOH SAMUI

When it comes to the diverse hotel industry, few have a reputation matching the Hilton group. the name is synonymous with a high standard of quality and service. read more

TASTED: STACKED

Benjamin Franklin once wrote, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes.” Clearly he hadn’t had the distinct pleasure of enjoying a meal at Stacked. read more

STAYED: THE TONGSAI BAY SAMUI

The Tongsai Bay resort has a unique story and as such, is a unique property. The characteristics of the location, the architecture, and … read more

FRESH FROM JAPAN
Bangkok

Much-loved by Thai people and travellers alike, Japan’s popular Donki Mall has finally arrived in Bangkok with the goal to bring Japanese quality products and direct experience with food, entertainment and culture. read more

PEACEFUL FARMERS MARKET
Samui

Combining nature, local farmers, the beach and charity is the conscious holiday goers dream and Peace Resort helps make guests’ dreams come true with their Farmers market. read more

A ZEN MEAL
Phuket

Fancy some French food? Of course you do. Find your way to Zen Eat in Rawai for French fusion concocted with the freshest ingredients and … read more

CREATIVE GOODS AT TITA GALLERY
Chiang Mai

Titaya Phiuon was inspired to open the first incarnation of Tita Gallery back in 1998, a mere stone’s throw from the opulent Four Seasons, north of Chiang Mai city. read more

PATTAYA FIREWORKS FEST
Pattaya

The Pattaya International Fireworks Festival comes back this 2019, bringing more spectacular starburst shows to spectators. read more

MINIMALISM & PEACE
Trat

Koh Chang undoubtedly remains the most popular island in Trat with their extensive choice of accommodations and entertainment, but Koh Wai … read more

KUNG FU TEA
Chengdu

As the Chengdu saying goes, “Sunny days are rare, but teahouses are abundant.” read more

ART IN ART
Chongqing

The entire structure of Chongqing Art Museum itself is also a piece of art. read more

TASTE OF VALENCIA
Hong Kong

The arrival of Antoni Bero has switched the menu at The Optimist quite a fair bit. The new head chef of the asador – read more

DESIGNER SHOWCASE
Singapore

Design Orchard, a newly-opened home-grown retail space nestled in the heart of Singapore’s iconic shopping district is serving as a showcase for over 60 local brands. read more

SHERATON KL’S NEW LOOK
Kuala Lumpur

A multimillion-dollar facelift has breathed new life into the Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur. The well-established city hotel, read more

SHADOW PLAY
Siem Reap

Bambu Stage is helping to preserve and showcase the traditional art of shadow puppeteering in Cambodia. A gathering space for artists and art lovers, read more

CAPTURING HOI AN
Hoi An

See another side of Hoi An and get to its real heart by joining in a photography workshop and improving your skills with your camera or phone with Hoi An Photo Tours. read more

 

TRANQUIL STOP
Yangon

Owners of the restaurant Green Gallery, Bo and Ben, have embarked on a new project by turning a house into a café in a tiny street down the Shwedagon pagoda pathway. read more

HAVE A CATTITUDE
Vientiane

Stroke a furry feline friend while having a drink at a cat-theme café in Vientiane. Find peace and friendly paws in the capital of Laos at Le Cattitude Café … read more

LEARN TO COPE
Vientiane

With some 288 million of cluster munition explosives and about 75 million unexploded bombs left across Laos after the war ended, read more

 

TASTE OF ARABIA
India

After you’re done trawling the art galleries, boutiques, and street-side souvenir shops in Colaba, rest your feet at Maffy’s. read more

S HOTELS & RESORTS MAKES INROADS IN THE MALDIVES
Maldives

S Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary of Thailand’s Singha Estate PCL, makes its hospitality and service foray into the Maldives with the integrated leisure and … read more