• If it’s a relaxed resort vibe you’re after – Siloso beach is nearby – then W Singapore Sentosa Cove takes some beating. The sexiest accommodation in Sentosa is the place to hang out with the beautiful people at Woobar, where cocktails are imbibed as the hottest...
       
  • Those squeezed for time can sign up for one, three and five-hour itineraries that reflect a local take on culture, art and food at the Conrad, with sample journeys including an hour-long river trip on a flat-bottomed bumboat. But if it’s retail therapy or restaurants you’re looking...
       
  • A good old fashioned five-star hotel with traditional décor and 24-hour butler service, the St. Regis is located in a prime spot near Orchard Road and also has the botanic gardens on its doorstep. Every guest can take advantage of the butler service, who can pack and...
       
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  • The 57th floor infinity pool at Marina Bay Sands is deservedly legendary – where else can you enjoy such a sweeping view of the Sing skyline as you swim laps? –but there are plenty of other highlights, including the Banyan Tree Spa (try its legendary Hawaiian Lomi...
       
  • Built in 1928, this grand neoclassical landmark was once home to Singapore’s general post office and the exclusive Singapore Club. Heritage rooms play on the hotel’s past and feature historic architectural cornices and original motifs. Under the sunlit atrium of the Court...
       
  • With Raffles closed until the end of next year for extensive restoration work, the hotel is encouraging guests to stay at its sister property Fairmont located just across the road. Home to 769 rooms, this hotel is certainly no shrinking violet, being home to the 70,000 sqm...
       
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  • It’s worth checking into Swissotel if only to check out phase one of its newly renovated premier or premier harbour rooms, modern, minimalist spaces that are equipped with 55-inch LED TVs and Nespresso machines (the second...
       
  • Located in a former godown in Robertson Quay on the banks of the Singapore River, the Warehouse Hotel is a 37-room boutique bolthole that opened in January this year and is part of the Design Hotels portfolio. The loft-style rooms feature original industrial beam...
       
  • Situated on Orchard Boulevard, Four Seasons Singapore has some of the most extensive sporting facilities in the city, with two outdoor swimming pools, four indoor tennis courts and 24-hour fitness facilities should you feel like pounding the treadmill or lifting...
       
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  • Home to the largest hotel spa in Taipei, the Mandarin’s heat and water experiences include crystal steam showers, sauna, ice fountain, experience showers and a vitality pool. Try a customised aromatherapy facial or the Formosa, which incorporates the...
       
  • One of the grandest and most decadent hotels in the city, Regent Taipei also offers some of the most spacious hotel rooms, with deluxe rooms sized at 45 sqm and suites starting at 65 sqm. Book into an executive room you can enjoy cocktails in the Taipan Club...
       
  • This 84-room boutique hotel provides a blissful respite from the city with its sleek combination of Asian minimalism and European chic, as evidenced by the art deco-style lounge on the first floor. The hotel’s Smart_life phone, a pre-paid...
       
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  • As you’d expect from W, there’s plenty of eye-catching design details at their Taipei property, including animal sculptures inspired by Chinese zodiac characters in rooms, while its signature Wet and Woo bars continue to attract a young, hip crowd who can now...
       
  • The tallest hotel in the city at 43 stories is a heady mix of east meets west, featuring artworks inspired by classical Sung Dynasty pieces and marble bathrooms. Don’t-miss dining experiences include a trip to Shang...
       
  • Located directly adjacent to Taipei 101 with the Taipei World Trade Centre and International Convention Centre nearby with two MRT stations within easy walking distance, this hotel is all about strategic location. With 853 newly refurbished rooms from standard...
       
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  • Details like a Philippe Starck desk chair, Bang & Olufsen CD/audio system, Montblanc stationery set in each of the 60 guest rooms are sure to go down well with guests at this chic boutique hotel. No wonder, then, that it’s located in one of the city’s most fashionable...
       
  • This striking hotel featuring a geometrically-shaped façade is designed around a black and white colour theme, with twin rooms measuring in at 28 sqm and double rooms 32 sqm, each of which is equipped with an illy coffee machine and free mini bar. The hotel features...
       
  • A member of the Design Hotels family, Humble House Taipei is anything but, with its own in-house art gallery, heated outdoor pool and chic suites serviced by butlers. The hotel is a champion of green policies and is an LEED-Diamond Certified Green Building, with almost...
       
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  • London chemist/perfumer Dr Harris first set up shop in London back in 1790, and is one of the most esteemed grooming brands on the scene. Keep yourself looking sharp on the road with this grooming kit, which contains a compact chrome shaving brush, starter razor...
       
  • If you’ve been disappointed by sub-par toiletries at the hotel, then consider investing in Aesop’s London Travel Kit, which houses shampoo, conditioner, bodybalm, body cleanser, cleanser, toner, moisturiser and mouthwash...
       
  • The sweet smell of success is captured in these five 5ml fragrances that represent a heady introduction into the world of Penhaligon’s, the London perfumer established in 1870 that counts the Prince of Wales and Duke of...
       
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  • Comprising facial wash, shave cream, age rescue face lotion and lip balm, this four-piece kit from male skincare brand Labseries has the grooming basics covered and is formulated for all skin types. It represents a good buy for...
       
  • Keen to keep the wrinkles and bay but don’t know where to start? The Perricone MD Pre:Empt series is designed to combat the first visible signs of ageing that appear in your 20s and 30s. The kit contains four of the brand’s best-selling products in travel size: pore refiner...
       
  • Clean cut types – or indeed anyone looking to keep in grown hairs, nicks, cuts and razor burn at bay – will adore this set from New York’s The Art of Shaving, which they claim contains all you need for a perfect shave...
       
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  • Don’t have the time or inclination to book in for a manicure? Then invest in some good tools to ensure both hands and nails do you proud. Handmade in Germany, this swish-looking manicure set is housed in a neat leather-bound...
       
  • Hirsute types can keep their looking whiskers fresh and clean with this cool set from beard experts Zeus, which they describe as the definitive beard care kit. It comprises shampoo for cleansing, conditioner to prevent itchiness and dandruff and beard oil to soften the...
       
  • Including the New York’s beauty brand’s best-sellers for face, body and hair, this carry-on approved essentials kit features grapefruit face cleanser, Vitamin E moisturiser, bergamot body wash, Vitamin B5 body moisturiser, peppermint shampoo and ciliantro conditioner...
       







   
 

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