haven on earth

until recently ipoh's best-kept secret, the haven is a luxurious condotel built around a 280-million-year-old limestone outcrop

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yunnan's last market town

retrace the ancient horse tea trail in shaxi, yunnan's last surviving market town and home to the bai minorities

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rafting in the mountains

start your day with a sunrise elephant ride, then trek through hill tribe villages before floating along mae wang river on a bamboo raft 

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best of t'ganu mainland

from a heritage village of centennial homes to unique peranakan food and culture, mainland terengganu is as exciting as her islands

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a tale of two artisans


meet two of kl's most passionate artisans, shelby kho and lynn wong, who make all kinds of pretty thing that we can't get enough of  

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bring out your inner artist

here are three ways to unleash the van gogh in you - and one involves reliving a favourite childhood activity

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taipei's creative hubs

Photo Credit:  ms.akr

Photo Credit: ms.akr

in taipei, abandoned factories are given a new lease of life as arts and cultural parks that are vibrant showcases of the city's creative minds

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the evolution of peter hoe


get lost in a maze of beautiful things, exclusive designs and original malaysiana at peter hoe evolution & beyond, kl's top hidden gem

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ding ding!

they trundle past hk's congested streets, often within arm's reach of street markets, and offer lofty views of the city's many. many skyscrapers

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ny-style deli delights in kl

tender, juicy braised beef brisket cuddled between a crusty baguette... sink your teeth into brooklyn deli's new york-style offerings

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eco-organic farmstay

relax and detoxify your body, mind and soul at this organic farmstay in bukit tinggi, pahang that practises farm-to-table dining 

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best fresh food markets


from the freshest farm produce to authentic eats, these five markets are worth a stroll through if you want a peek into local lifestyles

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chris bauer's pasar guide

At the ginger stall, where an array of the spicy root wait to be pounded into curries and other dishes.JPG

chef chris bauer of troika sky dining walk us through his favourite market in kl and tell us how to cook sambal petai, among other malaysian eats

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