#OnTheRadar: 3 Superyachts For Superb Expedition

Photo credit: Earth 300 When it comes to sea transport, superyachts mark the top list of the rising sea vessels that have been gaining huge traction thanks to its gigantic size, luxuriously intricate designs and the larger-than-life sense it carries – hence, the name.  But apart from its size, what makes superyachts "super" also has

#OnTheRadar: Capella Hanoi Opens

One of Vietnam’s most luxurious hotels has recently opened its doors in the city center of Hoan Kiem District. Capella Hanoi provides an ideal accommodation for luxury travelers and opera enthusiasts who want to explore the city’s leading cultural attractions.  Designed by renowned architect Bill Bensley, the 47-bedroom boutique hotel recreates the vivacious lifestyle that

#OnTheRadar: Indulge In Your Love For Ice Cream Here at Museum of Ice Cream Singapore

Photo credit: Museum of Ice Cream When it comes to everyone's go-to summer dessert, 9 out of 10 times the answer is ice cream.  It's a well-beloved dessert, a crowd pleaser and a wonderful refreshment all year round for both kids and adults alike. Whether it's the regular ice cream, ultra-creamy gelato, soft serve, frozen

#OnTheRadar: New Paris Hotels To Stay On Your Next Trip To The City Of Light

Photo credit: Kimpton St Honoré Paris/Jérôme Galland With the relaxed travel restrictions in France, your much-awaited Parisian holiday is within reach. Here’s a round-up of new hotels in Paris that are perfect for new visitors to Paris, as well as Francophiles who have visited numerous times.  ReMIX Hotel Paris Those who grew up to 80s

#OnTheRadar: Thailand Yacht Quarantine For Tourists

In a bid to boost the tourism industry of Thailand, the country is offering tourists the option to spend their mandatory two-week quarantine on a yacht or small cruise liner instead of a hotel room. Only tourists with negative Covid-19 test results are allowed to avail of the digital yacht quarantine program. Those qualified will

#OnTheRadar: These Are Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022

Photo credit: Odette  One could say that what happened recently at the 2022 Oscars really stole the limelight from many noteworthy events that took place in the same period. For fine dining fanatics, the announcement, on March 29, of Asia's 50 Best Restaurants 2022, was probably juicier than an Oscar controversy. Featuring celebrated restaurants from

#OnTheRadar: These Are The World’s 50 Best Bars 2021

Photo credit: The Connaught Calling all drink devotees, here's another news to cap off 2021 on the right note.  The full list of winners of The World's 50 Best Bars 2021, sponsored by Perrier was announced last night (Tuesday, 7 December 2021) from the live awards ceremony in London.  Gracing the top two berths are

#OnTheRadar: What To Expect From Winter Wonderland 2021

Photo credit: Winter Wonderland Apart from being one of London's centre stages for rock concerts and music festivals for centuries, another thing Hyde Park is greatly known for, especially during the holiday season, is Winter Wonderland, a yearly Christmas festival since 2005. It features fun-filled activity stations, stalls, markets and wild rides like Ice Skating,

#PeopleOnRadar: New York City Guide By Andrew Brown

"I love New York because it is a vibrant, multi-cultural city. It truly has everything you need- except for premiership soccer and Formula One!" says Andrew Brown, a British-born, New York-based CEO of myGemma and WP Diamonds.  Just a little tap into his global luxury resale shop. myGemma is an online oasis for exceptional, hard-to-find

#RadarList: Garden Cafes In Bangkok For A Lush Escape

Photo credit: Patom Organic Living For city dwellers living in the concrete forest of Bangkok, sometimes all you really need is a green space to reset and relax the mind.  And although the Big Mango isn’t one of the greenest cities in the world, the city is actually dotted throughout with urban green spaces, from

#RadarList: Great Doughnut Spots In Bangkok We Absolutely A-Dough

Photo credit: CREAM by Flour Flour When it comes to doughnut business, Bangkok doesn't take it lightly.  In recent years, the Big Mango's dessert scene has been blessed with cool-new doughnut haunts where bakers are frying up fresh sweet golden-brown doughs for doughnut devotees daily. Some are topped and filled the traditional way, with shiny

#RadarList: NYC-based Artists To Help You Break Through A Creative Slump

Photo credit: Robert Keane via Unsplash Every once in a while, even the most creative person gets stuck in the creative block. Like falling down the rabbit hole, sometimes it could take hours, days or worst, weeks, to climb out of the creative ruts.  But if you ask us, a remedy to a creative-block sickness

#RadarList: Plant-based Restaurants In Bali You Need To Try

Photo credit: KYND COMMUNITY With cities around the world dotted with great vegetarian and vegan restaurants (which bless the world with accessible plant-based food for all), it's safe to say these establishments have proven there's more to the plant-based cuisine than just pale, unappetizing tofu dishes and humdrum salads; the veggie-centred, meat-free fare really gets

#RadarReview: A Little Gem Called Aligoté

The white wines of Burgundy are, in general, made from the Chardonnay grape. There is, however, another white grape variety that is grown in the region; and this is the Aligoté. Prior to the onset of the phylloxera (the 19th century disease that wiped out almost all the vineyards in Europe), the Aligoté grape was

#RadarReview: Courtyard by Marriott Phuket Town Is A Food Haven Within A Food Haven

Rainy mid-November came like a party crasher and as we were looking for a city escape away from the wet and windy shores of Phuket, there was a launch of Courtyard by Marriott Phuket Town, the perfect fly-and-flop destination nestled in the heart of Phuket Town, just right next to Surin Circle Clock Tower. With

#StyleRadar: THE SLATE X FRED, The Hottest Collab To Have On Your Radar

Photo credit: The Slate There's no denying; the uniquely-designed, tin mining-inspired hotel in Phuket, The Slate, deserves a golden spot in your must-visit luxury design hotel collection in Thailand, having been designed by the famed American architect slash interior designer, Bill Bensley whose work is behind renowned properties like Capella Ubud, Rosewood Luang Prabang, Four

Best Moments From Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2021

Photo credit: Macy's Apart from juicy roast turkey and Black Friday, another thing that remains constant for Thanksgiving every year is the great Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade which has been an annual event since 1924.  Held by Macy's, the American department store chain, the three-hour parade featuring gigantic balloons and star-studded performers takes place every

Christmas Getaway In Africa: 3 Countries To Go Now For The Holiday Season

Elewana Collection Tis the season to be jolly and although there's no place as cozy and as warm like home during this time, a little getaway from your home country is a great idea to end 2021 on a great note. And for those who already have enough of the snow-covered destination, how about sun-drenched

Christmas Getaway In Asia: 3 Sun-Drenched Destinations To Be For The Holiday Season

Photo credit: Pullman Phuket Arcadia Naithon Beach For those who despise the cold but live in snow-covered winter lands, consider doing yourself a little favour and escape the wintertide to sun-drenched countries during the holiday season. After two winters into the pandemic, some countries in Asia are starting to open up for tourists, easing their Covid-19

Fall Tablescape Ideas To Impress Your Guests This Thanksgiving

Photo credit: Unsplash/Virginia Simionato When it comes to Thanksgiving, the number one thing that usually gets people stressed out the most is the pressure for cooking up a picture-perfect, golden-standard feast for friends and family.  However, setting up a wow-worthy table is one of the easiest ways to make sure you half-way win the hearts

Gift Guide For Him: Present Ideas For Guys Because They Need Spoiling Too

Photo credit: Aspinal of London Sometimes the most simple thing like finding the perfect gift for your other half can really give you a headache.  And especially for ladies who are looking for thoughtful gifts to wow their husbands, boyfriends or even dads and grandpas, the pressure of getting the right gifts can easily be

Gift Guide For Kids: Thoughtful Presents For Your Naughty & Nice Youngsters

Photo credit: ​​Minnie Zhou via Unsplash Nothing could get your kids up and energetic in early Christmas morning like presents could.  Naughty or nice, all parents would ever want to make their kids happy during Christmas. And if you're one who is currently frantically surfing the internet looking for the perfect gifts for your lovely

Hot Tables – New Hong Kong Restaurants On Our Radar (October)

Photo credit: The Upper House For those who are currently looking for new flavours to shake things up a bit this month, these new restaurants in Hong Kong sure will not disappoint with their scrumptious offerings.  This October, Hong Kong’s dining scene is blossoming with new eateries to treat your taste buds. So for discerning

New Hotels In Ibiza To Have On Your Radar

Photo credit: Grand Paradiso Ibiza The statement "Life is better on the island" is proven to be true to those who have already traversed over the glory of Ibiza. Before the Spanish island was known as one of the world's best nightlife destinations, Ibiza (aka White Island or Isla Blanca) was known first for its

RadarList: UK-based Food Bloggers That Are Currently On Our Radar

Photo credit: Aneta Voborilova via Unsplash In the technology-ruled era where a cooking class can easily be found – fun and free – on the internet, there’s really no need to break the bank going to Le Cordon Bleu or CIA. YouTube and social media have become the platform for great cooks across the world

Raffles Opens In Udaipur, India

Location: Udaipur, India Photo credit: Raffles Udaipur Photo credit: Raffles Udaipur Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the expansive property is reminiscent of a magnificent country estate, with beautifully manicured, ornamental gardens and panoramic views of the surrounding hills, tranquil lake and a 400-year-old temple. Arrival is via a scenic 20-minute drive from

Santa Approved Sustainable Gift Ideas To Start New Year On A Green Note

Photo credit: Grouphug There's no better time to start living more responsibly and sustainably than the holiday season. Here's a moment of reflection and a time where New Year's resolutions and next year's goals and dreams are being set out. And as the world is moving forward to a (hopefully) greater year of 2022, many

Trip Stacking: Fall’s Hottest Travel Trend Caused By The Pandemic And Here’s Why You Should Also Do It Too

Photo credit: Unsplash/Daniel Jensen Uncertainty is the new certainty in Covid-19 era. There's no doubt that the pandemic has slowed down every aspect of life and all types of decision making - especially trip planning.  With the ever-changing travel rules, restrictions and requirements that vary in every country around the world, planning an international vacay

Unseen Croatia –These Pictures Will Make You Wish You Were There Right Now

Photo credit: Spencer Davis via Unsplash With hundreds of stupefying islands where crystal-blue sea kisses sheer white sands, it is beyond a shadow of doubt that this European country would be one of the top ideal destinations for a sun-drenched, island-hopping vacation. With the country reopening for tourists, there's also no surprise to see that

When in Paris: These Cafés Should Be On Your Radar

Photo credit: Carette Paris In the past few years, the coffee excitement has come from cities such as Melbourne, Copenhagen, Seattle or Taipei. These cities renowned for their top-notch brews and innovative coffee-centric concepts could easily make the so Parisian “café crème” – an espresso served with a dash of cream or milk – look

Where To Wine and Dine In Bangkok This Festive Season 2021

Photo credit: Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit For discerning diners living in the Big Mango, make it a Christmas to remember this year with memorable festive menus from some of our favourite venues in Bangkok.  Whether you want to cosy up with festive afternoon tea or take delight in Christmas Italian dinner, our list here is

Winter Illuminations To Visit In Japan

Photo credit: Maria Brauer via Unsplash Nothing says Christmas like Christmas trees, golden-brown roast turkey and cities blanketed in lights and Christmassy decorations.  Now Japan takes the latter to new heights with their annual Winter Illuminations, enchanting lighting events that roll out in big cities throughout Japan in November and December, with some even stretching