Set on the rim of Israel’s Mount Carmel Ridge overlooking vast sloping forests and the Mediterranean Sea, Elma Arts Complex Luxury Hotel unfolds itself as one of the Middle East’s most ambitious and exciting creative hubs.
Best Western Hotels & Resorts has unveiled plans to launch a brand new hotel in the heart of Tokyo’s Akihabara district, the home of Japan’s famous otaku culture and electronics shops.
For thousands of Bangkokians, weekends in the city have become synonymous for long, lazy brunches with friends and family at one of the countless hotels and restaurants offering such gastronomic journeys. Of course, after you’ve sampled your first foie gras, after you’ve devoured your second giant fresh water tiger prawn or after you’ve sampled yet another glass of bubbly, there’s little else that would pique your interest, right? Wrong. The Dusit Thani has just upped the weekend brunch ante to a whole new level.
X2 (Cross To) Chiang Mai Riverside Resort enjoys a leafy location and elegantly designed spaces perfectly suited to intimate escapes, whether guests are enjoying a weekend hideaway or spending extended quality time with close friends and family.
With its highly anticipated opening in January 2018 and with newly appointed General Manager Erwin van der Veen on board, Sala Samui Chaweng Beach Resort has revealed the inspirations behind the resort’s interior design scheme.
When you are looking for a restaurant that offers something a little different – special even – then you need look no further than Nowhere, the latest eatery to open its doors on Ekamai Road. The casual rooftop restaurant brings to the table the best of European and Asian dishes in a Eurasian menu that’s simply bursting with tasty treats and crafty cocktails.
Over the years while on my travels around the world, I have always been amazed at the depth and quality of street art. Sure, this kind of ‘graffiti’ or ‘illegal’ art has been with us since mankind first began writing. Take a trip around any ancient monument and you’re sure to find some kind of graffiti that was carved into the stones shortly after being laid by stonemasons. However, these days street art has become more colourful, more interesting, and a lot more thought provoking.
Just a few hours by train from Tokyo lays the stunning prefecture of Gunma, a haven for those seeking the healing powers of traditional hot springs or simply wanting to experience authentic Japanese cuisine from the Edo period. In the summertime, Gunma is perfect for trekking and picnics, while in the autumn months entire valleys explode in a kaleidoscope of colours as millions of trees prepare for the onset of cold weather. As the winter snows arrive, this mountainous region is turned into a winter wonderland, a splendid vision indeed, which makes Gunma a year-round destination.