Archive for July, 2011

Culinary Yogyakarta – Central Java

July 20, 2011  

Culinary Yogyakarta – Central Java

Yogyakarta, located in Central Java, is a province filled with mysticism and cultural charms. The location makes it an attractive option for tourists heading to visit the Borobudur Temple, while the charming colonial architectures of old give it a unique flavor who keeps those tourist staying for more. Eating in Yogyakarta is notoriously cheap compared to other tourist hotspots such as Bali and Jakarta, and as more and more people move to Yogya, the flavor of this small... [Read more of this review]

Graze at Martin No 38

July 19, 2011  

Graze at Martin No 38

Graze at Martin No. 38, the latest addition to the Epicure collection, is now open. Located within the stylish Robertson Quay neighborhood, it is a vibrant informal space sure to be a classic hangout spot for all day dining and relaxation. Unearthing Asia talks to the brain behind the venture, young Singaporean entrepreneur Yenn Wong, who also had a hand behind JIA, Hong Kong’s first boutique hotel and the first hospitality venture in Asia by French design guru, Philippe... [Read more of this review]

Luxurious Pullman Lijiang

July 18, 2011  

Luxurious Pullman Lijiang

The luxury hand of Accor Group, the upscale five-star Pullman, is back on the headlines with the recently opened Pullman Lijiang Resort & Spa in China’s southwestern Yunnan Province. The new property is located in Lijiang, a city often called China’s Forgotten Kingdom. This is the fourth Pullman resort in the country, with two in Sanya and another in Zhangjiajie, and the property boasts a tranquil resort setting with magical views of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.... [Read more of this review]

Phnom Penh’s Stylish St 240

July 17, 2011  

Phnom Penh’s Stylish St 240

Phnom Penh, the capital and largest city of Cambodia, is famed for its historical war remnants and cultural attractions, such as the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek and Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. Slowly but surely however, the city is gaining various high rise buildings and increased modernity while still retaining the beauty that made it a Paris of the East before 1970. Street 178, just north of the National Museum, is known as Artist Street and has many interesting... [Read more of this review]

Centara Announces Third Property in Bangkok

July 16, 2011  

Centara Announces Third Property in Bangkok

Centara Hotels and Resorts has announced the launch of its third hotel in Bangkok, the Centara Watergate Pavillion, a four-star hotel located further right above the Watergate Pavillion Shopping Complex. The announcement comes at the heels of the June 7 announcement which sees Oversee Construction Co Ltd, the owners of the project, sign a management contract with Centara Hotels and Resorts. Centara Hotels and Resorts boast two other property in Bangkok, both oh which... [Read more of this review]

Alila Enters Cambodia with Stylish Alila Sothea

July 15, 2011  

Alila Enters Cambodia with Stylish Alila Sothea

A new dash of style and luxury has made its way to Siem Reap. The luxury boutique resort Alila Sothea has re-launched and re-opened, a stylish resort marking Alila’s entry into Cambodia. Located in Siem Reap, this latest addition to Alila’s lifestyle collection is nestled in the heart of Siem Reap, the throne of Khmer culture. The location is famous for the UNESCO World Heritage Angkor Temples. With beautiful landscapes comprising gardens, fountains and magical... [Read more of this review]

Newly Renovated Sunset Bar at InterContinental Bali

July 14, 2011  

Newly Renovated Sunset Bar at InterContinental Bali

The InterContinental Bali Resort is proud to unveil the newly revamped, refreshed and relaunched Sunset Bar, perfect for a casual dining experience or a place to relax, unwind and hang out over drinks and a magical sunset. The Sunset Bar is a modern interpretation of the classic Balinese pavilion. With its open plan layout and combination of contemporary and traditional elements of design, the establishment boast a comfortable outdoor table settings that are scattered... [Read more of this review]

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