Top 10 Facts about Chinese New Year

  1) The date varies. Chinese hold their new year celebrations between the 21st January and 20th February, depending on the Chinese lunar calendar; so although calendar years have a fixed start and end date, the ...Read More

Be Hong Kong! What’s your Plan Be?

Hong Kong has been a city of many identities: a community of fishing villages, a refuge for immigrants, a global business hub and a former British colony. Today, it continues to question its personality as it finds it...Read More

Trash The Party with Trasher in Bangkok

Trasher isn’t a specific bar or event, it’s a group of party enthusiasts, headed by Tichakorn ‘Jojo’ Phukhaotong and Saroj ‘Ark’ Kunatanad, who host different events around Bangkok and have become famous for their par...Read More

Boracay is back, but its party days are over

A better and more sustainable Boracay is welcoming back visitors after the six months rehabilitation shutdown. The island’s closure (continually on the top of the list as the world’s most beautiful island  –...Read More

Spark The Festive Deepavali in Singapore

Deepavali is also known as the “Festival of Lights,” and the holiday abounds with all manner of colourful lights displays in public and numerous clay lamps to light up private homes. This is meant to symbolise the Hin...Read More

From Berlin to Bangkok: Modern German food by the Sühring twins

In a city where German food offerings come in trios of wurst, sauerkraut and schnitzel, the arrival of Sühring’s light, contemporary fare is a total triumph. Using seasonal ingredients and a large dose of techni...Read More

Peepy and Mother Lee are your new fashionista Instagram stars

If you’re keen on style and fashionista duos who keep it in the fam, then look no further than the opulence and utter extravaganza of ‘Peepy’ and ‘Mother Lee! What you’ll find after mere ...Read More

Be Bangkok! What’s your Plan Be?

Bangkok is not a destination off the beaten path. From backpackers to business travellers, the Thai capital has attracted visitors for centuries, making it the most visited city in the world. It’s a city, both liberal...Read More

Crazy Rich Asians – Beyond the Brand Singapore!

This week, Crazy Rich Asians makes history as the first major Hollywood movie with an all-Asian cast since 1993’s The Joy Luck Club. The film is based on the best-selling novel by Singapore-born author Kevin Kwan. The...Read More

Is Singapore suffering from #FOMO?

I moved to Singapore from London nearly two years ago and I’d only been on the island for a few days when I had my first experience of “kiasu”. It was a Sunday afternoon and after a couple of hours exploring the herit...Read More

The Dance of the Flaming Arseholes – Before hot yoga, there was this workout

Singapore’s reputation as a safe, clean and efficient nation is something the city worked hard to attain. And many visitors hardly look beyond the conglomerate of fancy and sanitized buildings. But there is a lot that...Read More

Something’s Brewing – Three Waves of Coffee

Today, coffee is a culinary experience. It is not just your morning wake-up call or after-dinner-with-dessert beverage. Homage is paid to its origin, brewing methods and all the nuances of its flavor. But why has coff...Read More