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Shanghai is in an era of economic boom, as if it were being primed expeditiously to surpass Hong Kong. But amid the commercial progress and the building spree that goes with it, Shanghai retains several water towns that serve as reminders of Imperial China. Lying on the outskirts of the city, Zhujiajiao is claimed to be the most preserved of them all. Read more…

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Lanson Place Hotel, discreetly tucked in one of Hong Kong’s most vibrant shopping and lifestyle districts, is a boutique luxury hotel boasting of a classical 19th-century Parisian façade and elegantly retro-modern interiors and rooms. A member of the elite Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Lanson Place Hotel for two nights captivated us with its immaculately-appointed rooms, superior amenities, and personalized service. Read more…

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For Filipinos and perhaps all tourists in general, shopping is among Bangkok’s biggest draws. The city hosts a plethora of world-renowned malls, such as Siam Paragon, CentralWorld, and Platinum Fashion Mall, which is the biggest of its kind in Thailand. At Novotel Bangkok Platinum, one can stay right in the middle of Bangkok’s most exciting shopping addresses, in a hotel of international standards, and at a price more affordable than other cities. Read more…

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Classified as a Super Premium ice cream, Mövenpick Ice Cream, they say, is one of the finest of its kind globally. And it’s quite exclusive too, as it’s only available in 40 countries—and only in Thailand and Singapore in Southeast Asia. Our friends from Movenpick Thailand recently opened up the first Bangkok-based Movenpick Ice Cream Boutique at the famous CentralWorld, and they invited me to try some of their delightful gastronomic creations. Read more…

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Bohol’s prominent heritage churches used to serve as depressing symbols of the earthquake’s aftermath, as they, after all, suffered a great deal of irreversible damage. Some of these centuries-old bastions of Catholic faith that also served as refuge during calamities themselves became piles upon piles of rubble—no thanks to the earth’s shaking and the accompanying soil liquefaction. But as saddening as their fate may have become, there is hope amid the ruins. Read more…

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Remember Willy Wonka, the eccentric guy with an absolute obsession for chocolates and sweets, and making them into unimaginable forms? Sure, he only exists across the pages of Roald Dahl’s work, but in the real world, there lives a chocolatier who shares the same passion as him. In my trip to Shanghai, I learned about Josef Zotter, an Austrian who opened up a second chocolate theatre, and delved into his world of pure imagination. Read more…

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It offers one of the most affordable ways to fly from Manila to Singapore, and it is the single foreign carrier that operates the most routes into the Philippines. Tigerair, a low-cost carrier based in Singapore, has been flying for years in the country, but it was only late last year that I flew with them on one of their signature low fares from Manila to Singapore and back. Read more…