I LOVED Lisbon and often think about how nice it would be to have a summer house there, or to dream of retirement where you can get amazing food, drinks, culture,art and design without breaking the bank. My travel story on Lisbon for Singapore’s national broadsheet The Straits Times. It’s behind a paywall, so text below. […]
A short recommendation piece on Inlake Hostel in Hangzhou, right on Westlake, a stunning historical site turned into a beautiful, bright and airy zen hostel. I’d consider it more a hotel than a hostel and it’s tastefully put together. Emperor Qin Shi Wang and his entourage stayed here three times (the guest dormitory extension of […]
Over the last decade, I’ve been to the Loire Valley many times now on our bi-annual trips home. Here’s the low-down for Prestige Singapore. You can download the pdf here to read the piece.
I recently looked into family-friendly getaways in Asia for this Hong Kong Tatler piece… if you haven’t already made plans for next week, maybe some ideas for next year while planning head? Read more here
Creating a sustainable life in Hong Kong At the start 2018, China implanted its ban on global trash. In land scarce Hong Kong, the landfills don’t have the capacity to contain all the waste (several thousand tons daily) and there have been community measures and initiatives to encourage a zero waste lifestyle and to reduce […]
It’s been a while since I was back in Shanghai without rushing between meetings with little opportunity to re-discover the city. You may have read my Shanghai Escapades Story in the Singapore Straits Times, or my review of The Middle House for D+A magazine, here’s my round up of the best 5 new Shanghai hotel openings […]