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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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Singapore’s Most Intriguing Small Museums

Singapore’s Most Intriguing Small Museums

When it inevitably rains while you’re in Singapore, don’t let the weather ruin your day: check out one of these eclectic museums. They’re so engrossing, you won’t even remember what your original plans were. Originally founded as The Raffles Museum in the 1800s, today the seven story, eco-friendly Lee Kong…

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Bangkok’s Loveliest Riverside Restaurants

Bangkok’s Loveliest Riverside Restaurants

Resort Sala Rattanakosin. Image courtesy of the venue. Besides offering a welcome escape from city traffic and smoggy air, dining on the banks of the Chao Phraya River gives one a glimpse of old Bangkok, amidst Buddhist temples, wooden houses, former warehouses and faded-brick shophouses. The steady river breeze, creaking…

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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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The Most Splurge-Worthy Independent Shops in Shanghai

The Most Splurge-Worthy Independent Shops in Shanghai

Looking to do some shopping in Shanghai? Take some advice from resident Sophie Friedman and check out these fantastic, independently owned shops. Culture Matters Closet-sized sneaker shop Culture Matters is the place to go if you’re in the market for a pair of Feiyues. Inspired by the shoes worn by…

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