Asia is the largest of the five continents with fifty countries. The largest is Russia and the second largest is China with the Maldives being the smallest independent state.

Asia is the largest of the five continents with fifty countries. The largest is Russia and the second largest is China with the Maldives being the smallest independent state.


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Koh Lanta: a splash of luxury on Thailand’s Hideaway Island

Blissfully underdeveloped and with some of the best beaches in the region, the verdant island of Koh Lanta remains a haven for nature lovers and travellers. Travel journalist, Roderick Eime, sampled some of the island’s charm.

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Penang: Asia’s Most Magical Melting Pot

The Malaysian island of Penang might be pocket-sized but it packs a powerhouse of attractions. Within its 1048 square kilometres lies some of Asia’s best food, not one but two UNESCO heritage sites, an array of theme parks to delight children and adults alike and many other compelling places to visit.

Soneva Fushi Sandbank Dinner
Dining pop-up at Soneva Fushi

Award-winning Brazilian chef and restaurateur, Manoella ‘Manu’ Buffara, has launched a new pop-up restaurant at Soneva Fushi, the pioneering barefoot luxury resort in the Maldives.

Meno House Pool
Discover a new Luxury Villa at Haven Gili Meno Indonesia

If you haven’t discovered Gili Island, now is the time with couples only Meno House offering six new luxury villas.

10 Tokyo Hot Spots in the Metropolis where Old meets New

Prepare to be amazed by the changes and the contrasts in this dynamic city where cutting-edge technology sits side-by-side with tradition.

Boracay. Photo by Hector Periquin
Why The Philippines Should Be Your Next Paradise Destination

With 7,641 islands (to be precise) – all surrounded by dreamy white-sand beaches and home to dramatic volcanic landscapes, magical cultural festivals, foodie discoveries and some of the friendliest people on earth, the many facets of the Philippines make it arguably one of southeast Asia’s best kept secrets.

Sauna Shinta Mani Mustang
Shinta Mani to open in Nepal in 2023

Shinta Mani Mustang – A Bensley Collection will be an all-inclusive experience, with the guests’ journey curated to provide the most remarkable 360-degree, luxury experience in the Himalayas.

Aman i Khas India Ranthambore National Park Safari 23723
Luxury India with Aman

Aman welcomes guests to discover new pathways to escapism at Amanbagh and Aman-i-Khás.

Raffles Hotel Singapore
Raffles Hotel Singapore Celebrates a Michelin Star

We love a good star whether it be of the celestial, celebrity or the Michelin-kind. La Dame de Pic Raffles Singapore is celebrating the latter having been bestowed with one Michelin star in the 2022 Michelin Guide Singapore.

Hamamatsu Hamana Lake Tourism Bureau Kanzanji Onsen Lantern and Fireworks Festival Hamamatsu Hamana Lake Tourism Bureau
Summer Fireworks Festival in Hamamatsu, Japan

Summer festival season in July- August is much anticipated in Japan and the accompanying fireworks displays are truly sensational.

ANI Thailand Accommodation Pool Suite Terrace
Private resorts become the new luxury travel hotel trend for 2022

Private resorts are the new thing for 2022. A fusion of a boutique hotel and private villa, they’re designed for exclusive use.

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Fairmont Hotels & Resorts offer cocktails with a conscience

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts continue to set the industry standard in sustainable practices and incorporates a zero-waste approach brand wide, right down to cocktails served at its bars and lounges across the globe.