HK Magazine Tablet App for iPad and Android
HK Magazine Tablet App for iPad and Android
On our first (and only) night in Vancouver, we stayed in cozy, picturesque, right-by-the-harbor downtown and opted for some Japanese. Many of our friends who’ve been to or lived in Vancouver either recommend something Japanese-y, or a specific Japanese restaurant, so we figured this was the...
Jan 9 2012
Huashan 1914 Creative Park
Fresh from a long weekend in Taipei, I’m chock-full of recommendations. Below I’ve listed some highlights from my trip that’ll prove useful to anyone planning a getaway there. It’s only a 1.5-hour flight away, the people are friendly and the food’s amazing and cheap...
Jan 6 2012
Cambodia
Run, Travelers, Run In my inaugural column I wrote about a plan to run my first-ever half marathon through Angkor Wat. In the end, flights were so pricey that I settled for a race in Macau on the same day (watch this space for more on-the-ground cool stuff to do in Macau). Anyway, I just might get...
Dec 30 2011
Zuma in Bangkok
Sky-High in Shenzhen So the new St. Regis in Shenzhen is set to open on December 18, and I’ve got a comparison to make. It’s touting itself like Hong Kong’s Ritz-Carlton did because—bear with me—it boasts the highest bar in Shenzhen. (Remember Ozone’s marketing...
Dec 16 2011
Mandarin Oriental Sanya
Happy New Year If you’re still searching for just the right spot to ring in 2012 (and usher in the zombie apocalypse, yada yada), here are a few deals around the region to consider: Bangkok: This luxe St. Regis hotel may only be a few months old, but it’s fêting the new year with...
Dec 9 2011
Katz's Deli
New York Primer I spent last week in my hometown, catching up with family and friends for Thanksgiving and trying to keep up with this wily, ever-changing city after more than two years away. So here's my chance to bring you a New York special report—from some long-time favorites to some new...
Dec 2 2011
Degustation of Singapore Flavors
There were many restaurants I wanted to try—but didn’t have the time to—during our weekend trip to Singapore last month. One of them was Les Amis (1 Scotts Rd., Singapore, (+65)6733-2225), the flagship French fine dine that is part of the same group that owns Cepage and Piccolo...
Nov 28 2011
The Sarojin in Khao Lak
Christmas Getaways I’m going to be in the Kong for the holidays for the first time, and I wanted to take advantage of the four-day weekend. It’s pretty crass: I’m motivated solely by how cheap the flights are, and discovered that Taipei and Manila—with domestic flights to...
Nov 25 2011
If you’re feeling the winter city blues already and pining for the next beachy holiday, you’d be glad to know that Starwood Hotels and Resorts have opened their brand new luxury Spa Naka at the Naka Island, an exclusive boutique resort located just off Phuket, Thailand. Naka Yai Island...
Nov 23 2011
Tippling Club - Pear Tart
We started off early Saturday morning, having arrived the night before, tired as foxes after a 3.5-hour flight. Exploring outside our hotel (the historically majestic but strangely laid out Fullerton near Boat Quay), we stumbled into a modest little shopping mall and grabbed a local-style food...
Nov 18 2011