Sticky rice

The best local restaurants in Hanoi are budget-friendly options within the Old Quarter where you dine on low stools and tables that often spill...
Tamarind

The traditional cuisine of land-locked Laos is not widely known outside the country itself. Lao food has simple flavours, composed of fresh, hearty ingredients,...
Suay restaurant

Fusion at this converted house just south of old town proper means salmon carpaccio piled with a tart and bright pomelo salad, an innovative...
Sabai Corner

There is no better view on the island than the one you'll glimpse from the deck at this superlative pub. From here you can...
Beach View Yin Yang Coastal

This private kitchen on a secluded beach is run by chef Margaret Xu, who calls her cooking New Hong Kong. A former ad-agency owner...
Bumbu Bali

A good place for Balinese food in the heart of Ubud. The menu features dishes such as lawar (green bean salad), ayam pelalah (spicy...
An Nam Quan

An Nam Quan which is one of Traditional Vietnam Restaurant, is the place located at 59 Nguyen Binh Khiem, District 1, on a 3...
Na Aroon Vegetarian Restaurant

Situated at the end of Sukhumvit Soi 1, Na Aroon Vegaterian Restaurant is surprising not only for its hidden location but also for the delightful...

For many travellers, food is one of the main ways of engaging with another culture. Food certainly plays a big role in Lao culture and...
La Villa French Restaurant

La Villa Restaurant, Saigon is, in fact, a restaurant placed in a beautiful pool villa, locating in a quiet neighborhood in District 2 thus...

The brains behind Finolhu threw out the Maldives rule book when they created this fresh, funky resort.

Part of Starwood’s Luxury Collection hotels, the Suiran is an intimate 39-room property located on the banks of the Katsuma River, in western Kyoto.

Expect Avant garde, minimalist interiors. The prices aren't so minimalist, but perhaps that's not surprising considering this hotel's prime position in the centre of Sanlitun. There's also a rather edgy Spanish-Italian fusion restaurant. One for the wealthy hipsters.

For travellers who want to get away from noisy, crowded India and experience fascinating local culture, Chandoori Sai, surrounded by rolling hills, is the perfect spot. The dedicated team at this luxurious lodge are key to exploring the remote state of Odisha.

Hotel Indigo helps to fill a gap that’s long existed in this city between the fabulous (and fabulously expensive) hotels right at the top end, and the tour-group hostelries much further down the chain.