Hong Kong Island Shangri-La: Heaven on the 56th floor

I flew into Hong Kong with FlyScoot on a Sunday evening, after spending over three hours on my plane from Singapore. It was one of those occasions where the flight was on time, the passport check went seamlessly and without too long a queue, my luggage arrived in a second. What could possibly go wrong, … More Hong Kong Island Shangri-La: Heaven on the 56th floor

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On Top of the World at The Marina Bay Sands

You’ve read the reviews, you’ve seen the pictures. Your mate who works in finance has probably been there and spammed your whole Facebook feeds with pictures of it. So why should you stay at The Marina Bay Sands in Singapore? Let’s get things straight. Owned by the Sands group, which controls The Venetian and the … More On Top of the World at The Marina Bay Sands

Hip Far East Comfort at the Quincy in Singapore

So you’re in Singapore and you’re looking for somewhere to stay? Look no further than Far East Hospitality’s The Quincy Hotel, a young and hip snooze station guarantee for a great SG experience. Whether you’re in town to cure your wanderlust or for an impromptu shopping trip, The Quincy will give you the best bang … More Hip Far East Comfort at the Quincy in Singapore

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

Alice In Wonderland has inspired countless films, art pieces, songs and night outs. My favourite translations of Lewis Carroll’s book obviously have to include a lot of food, so I was over the moon when I heard of the Sanderson Hotel‘s Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. Sanderson invites you to tumble down the rabbit hole for … More Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

Dining at the Mondrian’s Sea Containers with Damian Barr’s Literary Salon

On Monday I had the pleasure to try a marvellous two-course meal at the London Mondrian Hotel’s Sea Containers restaurant as part of my ticket for Damian Barr’s Literary Salon‘s seventh birthday, one of my favourite nights of the year so far. I was back in Sardinia spending a sad afternoon on Twitter, at home … More Dining at the Mondrian’s Sea Containers with Damian Barr’s Literary Salon

In Perugia for the International Journalism Festival: timeless architecture, breath-taking views and foodie treats

What better way to spend the weekend than walking around the dreamy Italian city of Perugia, listening to engaging talks about the future of journalism? Here is my account of my(very touch and go) weekend at the International Journalism Festival 2015. SPOILER ALERT: I didn’t couchsurf this time. … More In Perugia for the International Journalism Festival: timeless architecture, breath-taking views and foodie treats