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The Long Weekend (Travel)

Travel, The Long Weekend

Fly Round The World Fast

FLYING around the world is for the well-heeled with time on their hands, or the time-starved quick on their heels to seal deals. Either way, both groups will want...

Big Experience, Tiny Footprint

IT IS one thing to commune with nature, quite another to have to forego the essentials when it's accessible. As a pampered society, we need our creature comforts while out in the rural...
New air fares for SIA and Silkair

Slicing And Dicing The Airfare Pie

TRAVEL will be made yet more complex with a new air fare structure that is being introduced by Singapore Airlines and SilkAir. It would seem like an attempt to build...
Hua Hin sunrise

A Grand Retreat In Hua Hin

HUA HIN, once a sleepy fishing village evolved into a fashionable leisure destination for the stylish upper class of Thailand, in fact, a resort fit for a King. The Official...
SIA Business Class

Taking Off In SIA’s New Gear

IN THE ongoing race for share of pie in the sky, Singapore Airlines has unveiled its latest slew of cabin products. To be loaded on board the latest Airbus A380...
Keliki Art

Keliki Offers Art For The Gods

THE minute detail that is core to Keliki art requires Job-like concentration and attention to detail. The art is filled with little images that are either in black and white or...

Cast In Wood — Ukiyo-e

ICHIMURA Mamoru uses size to his advantage. The woodblock print meister is a diminutive man who operates out of the “the world’s smallest museum of ukiyo-e” in the Higashiyama ward...

GenSan Punches Above Its Weight

SOUTHERN Philippines may have long been known for its fishing and agriculture, but of late, its claim to fame rests with two global names. General Santos (GenSan, as it is referred...

Osaka And The Noise Of Ages

LESS THAN an hour by train, the serenity that enshrines much of Kyoto’s sense of ethereal bliss quickly evaporates, chased away by the mayhem, noise, lights and effervescence of hedonism...

A Handheld Tour Guide

YOU'VE found the best prices for flight tickets online and got a nice little condo for your trip via AirBnB — easy as pie. But now the real arduous task of...