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5 Hotels, 5 Cities

These five new hotels are all redefining luxury in the cities they are located: Jakarta, Paris, London, Geneva, and Los Angeles. Featuring stunning interiors by famous designers and architects, restaurants from celebrity chefs, and exceptional wellness offerings. Click here to read more. Cover photo Langham Hotel, Jakarta. Continue reading 5 Hotels, 5 Cities

Hot Spots – High Street

Sai Ying Pun, particular the area from High Street down to First Street, is a great option for foodies, with an extensive and growing number of restaurants. High Street, for example, is home to restaurants offering such broad cuisine variety that many of the world’s most popular dishes can be found in one street. Click here for 7 of my top picks.   Continue reading Hot Spots – High Street

Hot Spots – Harbour City

As a dining destination, Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui has a lot of draw factors, including Michelin starred restaurants, celebrity chefs, overseas imports, cuisine variety and constant new openings. Click HotSpots_HarbourCity to read more about six of the best, plus a Canton Road favourite. Below image courtesy of Epure, cover image courtesy of Amelia. Continue reading Hot Spots – Harbour City

Dining Hotspot – Happy Valley

Happy Valley, unlike its bustling neighbours, such as Causeway Bay, has more a residential than commercial feel to it. Its restaurants reflect this, tending to be more intimate, relaxed with a neighbourhood ambience, with many offering all-day dining. The seven restaurants, reviewed below, first appeared in a Hot Spots article in Good Eating magazine (the SCMP online version is a tad confusing so for full … Continue reading Dining Hotspot – Happy Valley

Impressive chefs – Enrico Bartolini

As the standfirst for this article, The bold and the beautiful in Prestige Hong Kong reads, Three days in Milan with Enrico Bartolini convinces Vicki Williams that this rising-star chef is in possession of some exceptional powers. It was fascinating to spend this length of time with Enrico, in and out, of the kitchen. There was so much to say, this article is just a … Continue reading Impressive chefs – Enrico Bartolini

Amari Phuket – A Review

Checking In – First Impressions & Facts  My notes, taken in the moment, read — if first impressions are the indication of a stay, my stay at Amari Phuket is going to be great, stunning and tasteful. The stunning began with the spacious lobby with its tasteful decorative art, including the hanging rose light feature from a local artist, creating a Modern Thai ambience. Then … Continue reading Amari Phuket – A Review