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Where to Find the Best Asian-Fusion Eats in Mebourne

Where to Find the Best Asian-Fusion Eats in Mebourne

Like the influx of varied cultures that now populate Melbourne, some of this city’s top-notch gastronomic experiences are a beautiful blend of cuisines that mix Australian produce with Asian ingredients and techniques. Expect robust dishes with a complex layering of flavors, rich aromas and incredible fare full of heart –…

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Where to Drink in Bangkok

Where to Drink in Bangkok

Despite its reputation as a freewheeling capital of carnality, most late-night haunts in Bangkok are technically required by law to close their doors at midnight. On the other hand, “clubs” can go until 2am, and though you can for sure find sordid debauchery without looking very hard, here are a…

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Bangkok’s Hip, Local Fashion Houses

Bangkok’s Hip, Local Fashion Houses

When you think of Bangkok, the first things that most likely come to mind are street food, temples, and the amazing nightlife. While it has all that, another thing thriving in Bangkok these days is indie fashion start-ups, and many of them are nestled near each other in Siam, a…

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The Definitive Guide to Tailors in Bangkok

The Definitive Guide to Tailors in Bangkok

Tailors are as prolific as massage parlors in Bangkok, due mainly to the comparatively bargain prices (think US$500 for a bespoke cashmere suit) and amazingly speedy turnaround times: in these parts, customized shirts and trousers can be created in 48 hours with only one fitting. That said, you probably won’t…

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48 Hours in Bangkok

48 Hours in Bangkok

Bangkok – the name explodes off the tongue, filling the mind with steamy images of the Thai capital. Even the most jaded traveler will be humbled by the sheer density and volume of this metropolis; the population is somewhere near 10 million – no one knows precisely. But one thing…

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Soaking Up the Sun in Miami

Soaking Up the Sun in Miami

  Besides killer Cuban sandwiches, refreshing mojitos and bumping DJ sets, Miami’s main draw is that year-round sunshine. In order to help you get your fill of Vitamin D, The HUNT Miami writer, Margarita Wells, has shared her favorite outdoor oases in The Magic City. Matheson Hammock Park Lover of…

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Singapore

Singapore seems to be having a moment. Though you may have heard of its strict reputation, this city-state is much more than a safe, clean Southeast Asian haven – it’s a rich melting pot that is friendly, vibrant and delightfully multi-faceted. The little red dot has prospered over the years…

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Shanghai’s Most Enthralling Art Galleries

Shanghai’s Most Enthralling Art Galleries

The art scene in Shanghai is booming. It seems there are museums and galleries in every neighborhood, featuring art of every media, which means that no matter where you find yourself, you have the opportunity to take in a bit of art. So, break up eating, drinking and shopping with…

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The Tastiest Baos in Shanghai

The Tastiest Baos in Shanghai

Welcome to Shanghai, home of delicious dumplings of all types. Xiaolongbao (小笼包) are thin-skinned, steamed dumplings filled with meat — most often pork — and brothy, flavorful soup that, for those who aren’t practiced, will end up being a delicious mess if you’re not careful to use the Chinese spoon…

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Handmade Souvenirs in Shanghai

Handmade Souvenirs in Shanghai

“Made in China” tends to have a negative connotation, but these four designers are smashing that stereotype. Their Shanghai-inspired goods can be bought directly, or found at boutiques throughout the city: check out Madame Mao’s Dowry  as well as Select 18 to pick up some of these pretties. Pinyin Press…

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