Man Cheung Po Infinity Pool

in Travel by Hannah Ball
What better way to spend an afternoon than with a gentle stroll away from the busyness of Hong Kong, enjoying stunning views over the sea, followed by a picnic next to a natural mountain-top infinity pool, surrounded by lush greenery and refreshing waterfalls?

Peng Chau Family Trail

in Travel by Hannah Ball
Being just 1-kilometre-long (1000 metres), it is possible to walk around the beautiful island of Peng Chau, located at the north-eastern coast of Lantau Island, in just one hour.

The Peak

in Travel by Hannah Ball
Shrouded by greenery, with the cool air and peace that comes with being so high up above the city, The Peak is a favourite among Hong Kong residents.

Kam Shan Country Park

in Travel by Hannah Ball
If you’re looking for a hike with a difference, why not check out one of the beautiful and interesting strolls inside Kam Shan Country Park.

Island Hopping

in Travel by arounddb
With an incredible 263 islands in Hong Kong, Samantha Wong reveals some hidden and largely uninhabited gems.

Family India

in Travel by Abercrombie & Kent
Experience a horse-drawn carriage ride in Mumbai; puppet show in Udaipur; elephant ride with a mahout; and chance to decorate your hands with henna in Agra, where you see the Taj Mahal. •Ride through the streets of Mumbai by horse and carriage •Embark on an elephant ride through countryside with a mahout (trainer) •See a puppet show at the Lok Kala Mandal in Udaipur, highlighting items from its…

Innovative spa treatments

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Hot Stone Massage Spas use a variety of different stones for this kind of massage. Many use basalt rock while others pick stones for their attractive colours. Pevonia stone which comes in four different sizes is considered the best type of stone available in the world for massage therapy. Before use, the stones are carefully heated in a special warming pot to get the temperature right and to keep…

Top 5 wellness retreats in Asia

in Travel by Flight Centre Hong Kong
Here is a list of top wellness retreats in Asia. SHREYAS RETREAT, BANGLORE, INDIA Those in need of some serious 'me' time, can head to Shreyas Retreat for its 'silent retreat' designed to help you take a step back, re-prioritise and introspectively find that sense of calm. You will leave with a Zen attitude once you get the balance back into your life. MESASTILA, CENTRAL JAVA, INDONESIAFor…

Extreme skiing at the crater of Japan's Mount Yotei volcano

in Travel by The Guardian
It takes serious effort – and luck with the weather conditions – to scale Japan's Mount Yotei volcano, but the fabulous skiing and pristine powder on the way down makes the trek well worth it, writes Louise Healy. Scrambling on all fours to the summit and cursing the heavens wasn't how I imagined this ski experience would pan out. As the cold bit and the wind rumbled ominously, I started to…

Top Asian ski resorts

in Travel by Flight Centre Hong Kong
Around DB rounds up the places that are hot this winter if you consider skiing around Asia.

Sipadan's rocky recent history

in Travel by CNN Travel
The sites below the surface might be the stuff of scuba dreams, but Sipadan's real fame comes from a less-than paradisiacal period filled with courthouse battles and armed struggles. First there was the hostage crisis of 2000. Abu Sayaff, a Filipino Islamic separatist group, kidnapped 21 people from the island. The hostages -- 10 tourists and 11 resort workers -- were taken to a camp on the…

Top 5 Asian dive sites

in Travel by Flight Centre Hong Kong
Top Five Asian Dive Sites. TUBBATAHA REEF, THE PHILIPPINES With over 7,100 islands in the Philippines, Tubbataha Reef is one of the best diving sites in the country. A huge diversity of marine life is found here including stunning corals, manta rays, lionfish, turtles and sharks. Located off the southern part of Palawan Island, Tubbataha Reef can be reached by live-aboard boats. SIPADAN,…

Paradise found

in Travel by Catharine Nicol
A thousand miles from civilization, in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the Seychelles were once thought to be the original Eden. Catharine Nicol explores a modern-day garden of earthly delights. I’m draped over a weather-softened string hammock, dappled light sweeping across my eyelids, the sound of the waves a dozen metres away. When I open my eyes, between the pale sand and the palm stretching…

48 Hours in Goa

in Travel by Matt McLaughlin
If you have the chance to visit Goa, however briefly and even during the monsoon, go for it! Matt McLaughlin makes the most of a magically manic minibreak. Smoke-belching trucks clog the road ahead. Their tailgates are adorned with hand-woven tassles, good luck talismans, murals of Hindu deities, caricatures of Bollywood moviestars and strangely polite signs: ‘Horn OK Please’, ‘Blow Horn Please’,…

Singapore -- best in travel 2015

in Travel by Sarah Reid
As one of the world’s most multicultural cities, Singapore is always celebrating something. But Singapore has an extra special reason to put on her party hat in 2015, for it’s her Golden Jubilee. Since sealing its independence in 1965, Singapore has been on a roll. And while its grand heritage buildings, chaotic hawker centres, luxurious green spaces and glitzy shopping malls have been luring…

10 unusual things about singapore

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We thought we had Singapore all figured out. We thought we knew the pocket republic from soup to nuts.

Singapore was named lonely planet’s top country to visit in 2015

in Travel by Dominique Mosbergen
Singapore has clinched the number one spot on Lonely Planet’s list of the top 10 countries to visit in 2015. Praised for its multicultural diversity and wide range of attractions, the Southeast Asian island nation -- which celebrates its Golden Jubilee next year -- beat out Namibia, Lithuania, Nicaragua and Ireland (ranked second to fifth, respectively) for the top spot. “Since sealing its…

Powder playground

in Travel by Matet Lester
Whether you are after somewhere you can night ski, off-piste ski, snowboard, cat-ski, or simply learn to ski, the slopes of Niseko have something for everyone. Matet Lester reports.

Restaurants in Discovery Bay

Beers * Wines * Cocktails * Savory Snacks ...
McSorley’s Ale House is a popular spot to grab...