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I spend at least an hour at the gym every morning, no matter what. I have made CEOs and national leaders wait while I finish my workout. It gets me going for the day, and if this is my last day in Hong Kong, then I want to start it right! After over 46 years in Hong Kong I would have to say...
May 22 2014 - 4:00pm
Eat fancy at Mott 32
Nothing Really Motters A new spot from Maximal Concepts, Mott 32 serves classy Chinese food in a sleek venue that sprawls across a 7,500-square-foot New York-style loft space. You’ll find upscale versions of your favorite dishes here, including lobster mapo tofu, iberico char siu and...
May 15 2014 - 4:00pm
The Aman Spa makes relaxing look good
Bangkok The Peninsula Spa First Impressions: The three-story, 14-room spa house at The Peninsula is located in its own building next to the hotel pool. It’s all dark woods and modern Thai flourishes, with sensuous candles leading the way to your treatment room. Signature Treatment: With some...
May 15 2014 - 4:00pm
Art fairs, art events, art galleries, art nights, art walks: all signs point to a Hong Kong art scene that's on the up and up. This weekend, scores of international collectors descend on Hong Kong to snap up the best in modern Asian culture at Art Basel. The city's art scene might be...
May 15 2014 - 4:00pm
Lunch: that sacred hour. A time to be alone with your thoughts, to wonder, to create. How many of you spend it spooning char siu rice into your face while hunched over your desk? Thought so. But it doesn’t have to be that way. You can reclaim lunch for your own ends, and your boss can’t...
May 1 2014 - 4:00pm
Buff your bump at the Mando
For Young Moms Spa: Pick up a Mother’s Day gift voucher from Iyara throughout the month of May. For $850, you can treat mom to a 30-minute mini facial, plus a spa mani-pedi—the regular price for the treatment is $1,050. The voucher can be used at all three Iyara outlets (Wan Chai,...
May 1 2014 - 4:00pm
Click the images for more. Kota Kinabalu Flight time: 3 hours Chengdu Flight time: 2 hours 35 minutes Ho Chi Minh City Flight time: 2 hours 30 minutes Taipei Flight time: 1 hour 45 minutes A Moment in Manila Bangkok Break Shanghai Hop  
Apr 17 2014 - 4:00pm
See & Do One of the most accessible mountains in Asia, Mt. Kinabalu is a must-see. If you only have a weekend, opt for a guided Fast Track day hike with Amazing Borneo Tours (MYR550 ($1,307) per person for 2-3 people, cheaper for larger groups; www.amazing-borneo.com), which picks you up from...
Apr 17 2014 - 4:00pm
See & Do So, about those pandas: the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding (1375 Xiongmao Avenue, (+86) 28-8351-0033, www.panda.org.cn, entry RMB58 ($72)) is a 100-hectare site dedicated to conserving the species. If you have you heart set on holding a baby panda, then have your...
Apr 17 2014 - 4:00pm
Get a tour of the Old Town If you do one thing in Manila, make sure it’s a walking tour with performer, activist and tour guide Carlos Celdran. His hilarious, extroverted three-hour guide to Intramuros—Manila’s old town—is part-lesson, part-performance, and part cultural...
Apr 17 2014 - 4:00pm