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Want to spray graffiti on the Berlin Wall? Airbnb Experiences can make your dream come true

Feel like a kid in the explorer candy shop that is Berlin by tapping into the current experiential trend

21 Aug 2019 - 10:03AM

Feel like a kid in the explorer candy shop that is Berlin by tapping into the current experiential trend

Want to spray graffiti on the Berlin Wall? Airbnb Experiences can make your dream come true
Why is Furano in rural Hokkaido home to so many Michelin-star restaurants?

Hokkaido’s Furano and Biei in Japan serve up spectacular skiing, scenery and gastronomy

12 May 2019 - 2:00PM

Hokkaido’s Furano and Biei in Japan serve up spectacular skiing, scenery and gastronomy

Why is Furano in rural Hokkaido home to so many Michelin-star restaurants?
Soothing spa treatments to spoil yourself this festive season

The Spa at the Hong Kong Four Seasons, the Mandarin Oriental Spa and MGM Cotai’s Tria Spa can help you soak away your cares with a restful, relaxing, rejuvenating spa treatment this Christmas

18 Dec 2018 - 12:41PM

The Spa at the Hong Kong Four Seasons, the Mandarin Oriental Spa and MGM Cotai’s Tria Spa can help you soak away your cares with a restful, relaxing, rejuvenating spa treatment this Christmas

Soothing spa treatments to spoil yourself this festive season
La Chine: innovative French-Chinese restaurant in Macau’s ‘little part of Paris’

Malaysian chef Chung Kuy Fai’s new menu offers perfect fusion of fine-dining cuisines within The Parisian Macao’s iconic Eiffel Tower

9 Sep 2018 - 2:01PM

Malaysian chef Chung Kuy Fai’s new menu offers perfect fusion of fine-dining cuisines within The Parisian Macao’s iconic Eiffel Tower

La Chine: innovative French-Chinese restaurant in Macau’s ‘little part of Paris’
Hong Kong and Macau spas offer a perfect getaway from pressures of daily life
Macau becomes a healing destination with speciality spas offering traditional treatments and the latest technology
Spas in Macau see a rise in male clients prompting more specialised treatments
Time on the ocean gives Norwegian sailor Knut Frostad space to think

Norwegian sailor Knut Frostad could have been a musician. However, he fell in love with sailing when he was a child. "Actually, it was only when I discovered windsurfing that I absolutely fell in love with sailing," he recalls. "It was the feeling of having the wind in your hands."

2 Dec 2015 - 12:17PM

Norwegian sailor Knut Frostad could have been a musician. However, he fell in love with sailing when he was a child. "Actually, it was only when I discovered windsurfing that I absolutely fell in love with sailing," he recalls. "It was the feeling of having the wind in your hands."

Time on the ocean gives Norwegian sailor Knut Frostad space to think
Dining scene on Hong Kong Island’s south side expands with fresh and fun new concepts

With the opening of The Pulse at Repulse Bay, dining on Hong Kong Island’s south side is even more of an adventure.

9 Jun 2015 - 10:42PM

With the opening of The Pulse at Repulse Bay, dining on Hong Kong Island’s south side is even more of an adventure.

Dining scene on Hong Kong Island’s south side expands with fresh and fun new concepts
Chef André Chiang of Restaurant André in Singapore comes up with his own taste of success

Chef André Chiang has been making waves with his Octo-philosophy and, most recently, his new restaurant in Taipei.

8 Sep 2016 - 4:29PM

Chef André Chiang has been making waves with his Octo-philosophy and, most recently, his new restaurant in Taipei.

Chef André Chiang of Restaurant André in Singapore comes up with his own taste of success
How Upper Station Street in Sheung Wan became a dining destination

"It's not the first place you'd come to as a tourist," says Helen Lindman, who opened the first restaurant. "Someone needs to tell you about it. It's a bit of a gem." Welcome to Upper Station Street in Hong Kong Island's Western district.

6 Feb 2015 - 3:48PM

"It's not the first place you'd come to as a tourist," says Helen Lindman, who opened the first restaurant. "Someone needs to tell you about it. It's a bit of a gem." Welcome to Upper Station Street in Hong Kong Island's Western district.

How Upper Station Street in Sheung Wan became a dining destination
Wan Chai's Landale Street is a popular lunchtime destination

Lunchtime queues are testament to the quality of restaurants in an area with no airs and graces, writes Catharine Nicol.

18 Nov 2014 - 8:42PM

Lunchtime queues are testament to the quality of restaurants in an area with no airs and graces, writes Catharine Nicol.

Wan Chai's Landale Street is a popular lunchtime destination
New TV series highlights Asian wines
Outdoor yoga event appeals to the masses
Aromatherapy nothing to be sniffed at, say proponents
School chef honed skills on warship
Causeway Bay restaurants pair innovative menus and impressive views
A coffee kick-start without the jitters or crash
Tsim Sha Tsui East is home to global cuisine and great views
The cocktails at Check-in Taipei are full of surprises
Your guide to emerging artists in Hong Kong's galleries and studios
Beat UV rays and pollutants this summer

Beat UV rays and pollutants this summer with sprays, cream and mists to leave skin radiant, writes Catharine Nicol.

20 Feb 2017 - 12:29PM

Beat UV rays and pollutants this summer with sprays, cream and mists to leave skin radiant, writes Catharine Nicol.

Beat UV rays and pollutants this summer
Hong Kong's vegetarian and healthy eating restaurants are slowly winning fans
Nosh's pastry chef offers French classics with a Japanese twist
Massage in a bottle
8 Dec 2003 - 12:00AM
Massage in a bottle
Spa from heaven
15 Mar 2004 - 12:00AM
Spa from heaven
A hair style that gets to the heart of the matter
MAN WITH THE moves
15 Dec 2003 - 12:00AM
MAN WITH THE moves
Aboriginal feats of clay
21 Apr 2004 - 12:00AM
Aboriginal feats of clay
Fellowship in the ring
23 Feb 2004 - 12:00AM
Fellowship in the ring