The Northeast Laos

The remote northeast of Laos was, until recently, difficult to reach, due to mountainous terrain and poor roads, which largely kept it isolated from...
Vientiane

Without doubt, Vientiane is one of Southeast Asia’s quietest capital cities. Hugging a wide bend of the Mekong River, it looks more like a...
Laos

Often overlooked in favor of its better-known neighbors, landlocked Laos remains one of Southeast Asia’s most beguiling destinations. Caught in the middle of the...

Located in Japan’s Setouchi Inland Sea on Naoshima - a fishing island increasingly renowned for its innovative art projects - Benesse House feels more like a gallery than hotel, with its minimal design, natural light and scattered contemporary artworks.

With a clutch of spectacular restaurants, gloriously OTT rooms and city views, this self-styled seven-star hotel aims to compete with the Burj Al Arabs of the world.

Couples will love this romantic chill-out getaway beach property, not far from the nightlife in Lamai, which offers spotless and well-appointed villas and rooms with a soft northern Thai touch around two pools.

Furnished in antique splendour, this romantic luxury hotel celebrates Penang’s history while offering one of the best locations in the city centre.