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10 hotels with bathtubs so luxe, you’ll want to plan a getaway ASAP

I don’t know about you guys, but when I’m traveling, one of the things I look forward to the most is indulging in a nice, long soak in the bathtub. It’s a little treat for myself that I don’t get to do at home. However, many newer, modern hotels have gotten rid of bathtubs in favor of maximizing space. *woomp woomp* But worry not, fellow tub-thumpers! Here are 10 hotels that will make all your bath time wishes come true.

The World’s Best Coffee Tours

For many non-morning people, coffee is a life-giving elixir. But have you ever wondered where your coffee came from? From quaint farms located in far-flung destinations, coffee beans are carefully harvested for your daily enjoyment. With coffee tours, you can observe the entire process first-hand to get more in-depth, expert knowledge about coffee, from the farming process to insights on the global coffee industry. Plus, you’ll get to experience the local coffee culture and take part in tasting

7 Cafes That Are Also Furniture Stores, Art Galleries and More

Sometimes you just want coffee – no fuss, no muss. You head to your favourite neighbourhood coffee shop, grab a cup of your usual, and you’re sorted. But other times… you just want to linger; to take your time and absorb a bit of culture, or get a little something extra beyond a cuppa. For such times when you feel the urge to shake things up and add another dimension to your coffee experience, here are a few hybrid cafes that serve up good coffee, plus a little something more. In the prolifer

Beyond the Original 7 Wonders of the World: Here’s Where to Go Next

Did you know that only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still stands today? Built around 4,500 years ago, the Great Pyramid of Giza is a man-made architectural marvel and remains a popular tourist attraction to this day. However, the rest – like the Hanging Gardens of Babylon or the Colossus of Rhodes – have been worn away by time and only left as ruins. New wonders have since been discovered or built, spread out across even farther corners of the earth. From impressive man-made st

5 Luxurious Adults-only Weekend Getaways in Southeast Asia

Have you ever gone on a long-awaited vacation, only to arrive and realise that you couldn’t have chosen a worse time because it was the school holidays or a public holiday? Or perhaps every family holiday isn’t much of one for you, as you’re busy making sure everyone has packed their toothbrush and is having a good time. Shhh, it’s a safe space: we understand that sometimes you need a break — a REAL break. Across Southeast Asia, there are resorts that cater only to adults — no children allowe

Liberica Coffee: The Rarest Type of Coffee

It’s common knowledge that most of the coffee beans produced commercially come from two varieties: Arabica and Robusta. But did you know that there are actually other lesser-known varieties of coffee bean? One of them is Liberica, which accounts for less than 2% of commercially-produced coffee worldwide. In this article, we’ll tell you all you need to know about the world’s rarest type of coffee. Originating from Liberia in West Africa, the Liberica coffee plant produces larger, irregular-shap

Andrew Wong: Design Wunderkind Turned Accidental Restaurateur

For many people, the first cup of coffee is the highlight of their morning – it’s the only way to start the day off on the right foot. And for Malaysian restaurateur Andrew Wong, it’s no different: “Every morning I have a latte sent up from the restaurant to my office. I need coffee to kick start my day.” As part of our ‘Local Heroes’ campaign for Malaysia’s Hari Merdeka, we sat down with Andrew to pick his brains on what inspired him to take the leap from architecture and interior design to op

6 Tips to Dealing with Mental Health at Work

Work can be pretty stressful on its own, but even more so when you also have to cope with a mental illness at the same time. According to the 2017 National Health and Morbidity Survey, 29 percent of Malaysians suffer from depression and anxiety disorders, and by 2020, depression is expected to be the second biggest health concern affecting Malaysians after heart disease. Unfortunately, despite spending most of our days at work, mental health is still generally considered a taboo topic in the wo

Relaxation & Recreation: 6 Family-friendly Luxury Resorts in Asia

When school holidays roll around, do you usually find yourself racking your brains for the perfect destination to take the family? It’s certainly no easy feat to find someplace that can cater to everyone’s whims and fancies: a place where the adults can truly relax and let loose while the kids are entertained with fun activities. So we’ve taken the guesswork out of your hands with this list of all-inclusive resorts in Asia that are not only family-friendly, but oh-so-stylish and luxurious. Make

6 Undiscovered Specialty Coffee Roasters in Singapore and Malaysia

With plenty of third-wave cafés popping up right and left these days, it’s clear that coffee culture is here to stay. While this is generally good news for caffeine lovers, as you’ll have plenty of coffee shops to choose from, it’s not without its challenges. Namely: a) how to tell the good ones apart from the bandwagon-hoppers; and b) where can you savour your cuppa in peace without having to deal with crowds of people? No worries, we’ve got your back – here’s a list of cafés that roast their