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Keyboards Pushing The Penh

There’s a recurring complaint from guests at the newest five-star hotel in Cambodia: They wish they could stay longer. Only two months into its official opening, the Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra collected its first accolade, a 2011 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award, for earning consistently high ratings from members of the popular travel website. Continue »

Vietnam’s Capital Cultivates its...

On an ordinary day, Hanoi’s wine lovers can be found searching cellars, scrutinizing labels and sniffing corks across the capital. May 28th 2011 is not an ordinary day. A handful of the city’s most dedicated wine drinkers and the planet’s most extraordinary wines will converge at one table in the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi for the launch of the hotel’s Connoisseur Club on May 28th. Continue »

48 Hours in Hanoi

Celebrating its 1000th birthday in 2010, Vietnam’s capital Hanoi still ranks as one of Asia’s loveliest cities – despite inevitable changes and booming development. Keeping up with what’s distinctly new (and ancient), here’s a definitive guide to the best this enchanting city offers for a brief stopover. Continue »

Mango Tango: Blossom Bali Recipe

Executive Chef William Collier has been in Bali for the past ten years and at Sentosa’s Blossom restaurant since February this year. He calls the dining menu at Blossom “Asian Fusion” and says, ‘That’s local ingredients with western techniques, by the way.’ Continue »

Birth of Overwater Bungalows

Ever bumped into someone suddenly mesmerised by tourism billboards of Tahiti or the Maldives plastered across the walls of the MTR station or bus shelter? It’s usually the sight of spacious villas, perched above tranquil, turquoise waters which capture our attention; that luxurious connection between Mother Nature, man and mini bar that leaves the rat race seemingly so far away. Continue »

No Blue Sky Dubai

Travel-addict Ve Handojo witnessed the luxurious Dubai – what a long way to get there! Continue »

Asia Meets the Boudoir: A Night at...

Saris, songket and sarongs… all conjure romantic visions of alluring Asian cultures, dark-eyed beauties and a shy sensuality. One of Seminyak’s newest restaurants gets the FRV once over. Continue »

Blossoming from the Streets

Blossom, the new restaurant as part of the Sentosa Villa Resort in Seminyak, Bali is now open & ready for the summer season. Anyone for Thai? Continue »