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Express Yourself

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Duncan Forgan dons his blazer and discovers the most enjoyable way to travel from Singapore to Bangkok, on Asia’s answer to the Orient-Express.

Curated Connections

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It’s one of the island’s most exclusive properties, but Cappella Ubud is forging links with Balinese communities and culture via immersive guest experiences like Keliki miniature painting classes and herbal medicine making.

Holy Trails

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With epic landscapes and lore that is ancient, complex, and tragic, Armenia offers a visceral historic bonanza that takes in some of Christianity’s most sacred symbols.

KL Four Ways

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Malaysia’s space-age capital is a tasty proposition — and not just because of its spectacular food scene.

High Times

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Thailand’s decision to legalize marijuana has led to a cannabis frenzy in Bangkok as weed is utilized in everything from creative cuisine to massages.

Funny Business

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Japan’s Manzai school of double-act comedy may date back for millennia, but it remains hugely popular with audiences across the country.

From the Mountains to the Masses

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Sape virtuoso Alena Murang is popularizing the ancestral culture of Borneo’s Kelabit people through her music.

Impeccable Tastes

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Bangkok’s fine dining scene has emerged from the pandemic bloodied but unbowed. Here are some of the newer tables you might want to check out on your next visit to Thailand’s capital.

Woman of the World

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Saudi banker, entrepreneur and social media influencer Norah Al Yousef has channelled a love for culture and history—inspired by her ancestral homeland of Diriyah—into a passion for revelatory travel.

To Be Precise

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Japan’s array of classical gardens showcases the country’s penchant for considered minimalism at a glorious zenith.

Chinatown in Your Hands

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Fantastic food, atmospheric markets, and a clutch of hip new venues make one of Bangkok’s oldest enclaves a joy to discover.

Top Glass

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Phnom Penh’s fledging high-so bar scene was devastated by the pandemic. But many of the city’s best luxury venues are thriving again.