Exotic South East

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]

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]

Cooking Classes at the Banyan Tree Ungasan

July 13, 2011  

Cooking Classes at the Banyan Tree Ungasan

Something tasty is cooking at the Banyan Tree Ungasan. The luxury resort has combined a tour of the local wet market with cooking classes to offer to guests wanting to experience a wholesome Balinese culinary experience. The Island of Gods is well known for its stunning scenery of mountains and beaches, with its mystical dance and cultures as well as the variety of spices and ingredients in the local cuisine. The herbal marinates of Bebek Betutu, the exotic Satay Lilit... [Read more of this review]

Luxury at the New Kupu Kupu Jimbaran Suites

July 12, 2011  

Luxury at the New Kupu Kupu Jimbaran Suites

A unique concept was recently sprung on the center of Jimbaran fishing village. Kupu Kupu Jimbaran Suites was opened on the 1st of April 2011. The hotel aims to be a focal point for guests staying at Jimbaran, boasting 28 suites in 4 categories of spacious rooms in modern contemporary design fused with charming Balinese interior of bengkirai wooden floor, marble walls, teakwood furnishings, coconut shell paneling and beautiful local fabrics. Style and Luxury Kupu... [Read more of this review]

A Ray Hope Exhibition

July 10, 2011  

A Ray Hope Exhibition

Photo credit - Six Senses Soneva Fushi The manta ray is a beautiful creature that is well loved by all. This graceful and peaceful fish, in its natural habitat, is one of the most spectacular sights in this wide ocean of ours. However, the manta ray is one of a number of species that are threatened by over-fishing. These species, including several species of sharks, are in danger of extinction and we need to start getting the word out about them to save their plight. The... [Read more of this review]

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