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Escape the traffic-choked streets of the Thai capital at the Bangkok Tree House. This eco-friendly boutique hotel is built on stilts nestled among palm trees and mangroves on Bang Krachao, a small island known as Bangkok's green lung.

Taiwanese alt-rock outfit Mayday are headed our way with the first of eight dates at the Hong Kong Coliseum on May 4. Response to the band's No Where tour has been astonishing - it took just three minutes for 100,000 tickets to be snapped up for their first show at the "Bird's Nest" stadium in Beijing last year. Say no more …

Consumer culture comes under scrutiny in the City Contemporary Dance Company's bold new production, The Buying Game.

Action fans are looking forward to the third instalment of the popular Iron Man franchise, which hits Hong Kong screens this week. Philanthropic inventor and arms dealer Tony Stark - aka Iron Man - is not your run-of-the-mill superhero. Watch him battle with his demons and his gnarly new nemesis, the Mandarin.

The Iberian peninsula is famous for, among other gourmet delights, its air-dried jamón. For a taste of this and other foods from the region head to Iberico & Co. The only problem you will have with this new restaurant in SoHo is deciding what to order.

 

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