December 2014

  • 22 Dec'14

    One of the best spas...

    From the moment I stepped into The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Singapore till the time I left the place, the experience was nothing short of bliss and luxurious. And it’s no surprise that The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Singapore is one of...

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  • 15 Dec'14

    Few steps away from paradise...

    Stepped into the Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul, it’s like entering a 21st century palace. The oversized chandelier, gold-gilded fixtures and porcelain vases filled the brightly lit lobby. It is a sharp contrast to the wet, cold and grey late November afternoon.

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  • 10 Dec'14

    It’s a feast at Xi...

    There was so much talk when Xi Yan opened its first casual dining restaurant at the Shaw Centre, Singapore. It was so popular then that queues were formed and food was sold out by 8.30pm, one-and-a-half hours before its closing time. It...

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  • 05 Dec'14

    In the mood for Hammam...

    I confess that I’m a hammam addict. It has become a ritual for me that I must go to a hammam whenever I’m in Turkey. On my recent trip to Istanbul, I had one of my best spa treatments at the luxurious CHI,...

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