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Daniel Thaiger - Bangkok
If you're the type of person who loves to exclaim, "I love the food in Bangkok," you're not alone, obviously. We flock by the thousands every weekend to gorge on Bangkok's deliciousness, and things can get a bit samey after a while. But if you want to know where the local...
May 24 2016
Asia City Staff
travel
Doi Chiang Dao
CHIANG MAI 1. Great coffee Chiang Mai is firmly entrenched as Thailand’s coffee capital, and with good reason. Now, one of its most trusted names, Ristr8to, has opened a second, more experimental branch between Nimmanhemin sois 3 and 5. At Ristr8to Lab (between Nimmanhemin Soi 3 and 5, +66...
Oct 30 2015
Asia City Staff
travel
Stone Nullah Tavern, Hong Kong
In Hong Kong, the second a neighborhood becomes “trendy,” two things happen. 1) Lifestyle magazines gush about it and 2) investors rush in, snap up all the remaining property, causing artists and artisans to pack up and leave. The trick is to find out about an area when it’s just...
Feb 14 2014
Asia City Staff
travel
Bo.Lan
If you want to start a fight with foodie friends, just challenge them to name the best dining city in the world. And if you want to really go no-holds-barred, tell them you think it’s Bangkok. OK, so Thailand doesn’t yet have the economy to sustain bleeding edge food. And there’s...
May 31 2013
Asia City Staff
restaurants
On July 31, I-S Magazine readers are invited to watch Moonrise Kingdom ahead of its official Singapore release at one of Shaw's coveted screening rooms (there's in-room dining if you're rushing from work). Readers will join members of the I-S Magazine team in this free, private movie screening...
Jul 13 2012
Asia City Staff
movies
40th Hong Kong Arts Festival
Jan 40th Hong Kong Arts Festival An extravaganza featuring 44 main events, from opera to dance, music and theater, spread over 41 days. The festival features workshops, masterclasses, talks, screenings and behind the scenes tours. Highlights from this year’s festival include Grzegorz Jarzyna...
Jan 20 2012
Asia City Staff
events
After a full day of shopping in mammoth shopping mall VivoCity, restaurants outside the behemoth may be called for. More Vivocity restaurants The Orange Lantern Vietnamese Cuisine HarbourFront Centre VivoCity > restaurant: 4 mins walk The Orange Lantern legacy seems to be going strong....
Dec 1 2011
Asia City Staff
restaurants
If you need a place to stay in Singapore this F1 weekend, there are still hotel rooms available for booking. Try booking one of these hotels—there are even some great hotel deals on offer. And if you're still not satisfiied, hey, this could be a good time to travel out of Singapore for a...
Sep 22 2011
Asia City Staff
travel
What inspires you to travel?To explore, to be inspired, to remember that the world is a lot bigger than my everyday reality.What aspect of traveling do you find the most difficult to do?Looooooooooooooong travel time, be it on the plane, train or car. Not being able to physically move around is...
Jun 27 2011
Asia City Staff
travel
What inspires you to travel?For me, its to escape after a big project, the pace of life is too quick in Singapore; going overseas allows me to have some quiet time to reflect on myself.What aspect of traveling do you find the most difficult to do?Planning the itinerary; I'm an impulsive person...
Jun 27 2011
Asia City Staff
travel