The quiet side of Tokyo

The quiet side of Tokyo

The rush of Tokyo is bewitching, but often bewildering. When you hit overload, retreat to its quiet corners, says former resident Alicia Miller. Then you’ll see the city like a local: electric and serene, in equal measure

The long weekend: Bangkok

The long weekend: Bangkok

Get set to explore one of Asia’s most dynamic cities, where you’ll discover gilded palaces, rooftop terraces and intoxicating markets

Passion passport

Passion passport

Discover the fabric of Singapore with these fresh experiences curated for a memorable holiday 

Ticket to glide

Ticket to glide

Luang Prabang, the old royal capital of Laos, is still easier to reach by water than road. On a slow boat down the gilded Mekong, Andrew Eames finds the Southeast Asia of old

Melting pot

Melting pot

Neon-lit skyscrapers pierce the clouds and big-brand names light up the sky — modern Hong Kong is a powerhouse. But just as potent is its passion for tradition: local young designers ply past skills and hip new chefs use ancient ingredients. It’s a ravishing recipe of old and new. Nick Redman tucks in

Golden times

Golden times

In revisiting Istanbul, Nick Redman is reunited with his old flame

Go with the flow in Sri Lanka

Go with the flow in Sri Lanka

Immerse yourself in island life at Anantara Kalutara Resort in Sri Lanka, which boasts a secluded spot where the Kalu Ganga River meets the Indian Ocean

The locals’ guide to Osaka

The locals’ guide to Osaka

Move over, Tokyo: Osaka is Japan’s hottest ticket for food, culture and shopping – just ask these city locals