Renew, Restore and Rebalance

Design a life of peaceful intention and laidback luxury at Lobster Bay Lombok Villas and Residences The five-star hotel market is due for a shakeup and a new boutique resort is planning on doing just that. Lobster Bay Lombok Villas and Residences is located on Lombok Island in Indonesia, the island right next door to … Read more

Walk With Purpose

Saigon Photowalk (SPW, www.facebook.com/Saigonphotowalk) is a group of local and international photography enthusiasts who regularly explore and capture the essence of Ho Chi Minh City. Started in 2018, Juan Carlos Duran Solorzano created a movement of like-minded creatives, aiming to document Saigon’s dynamic street scenes, daily life and more. Built on the foundations of respect … Read more

InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort Wins Four Awards at The World Travel Awards 2019

InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort is delighted to announce that the luxury resort on Phu Quoc Island has won four highly sought after awards at the World Travel Awards 2019. The resort has been named Asia’s Leading Luxury Family Resort and Asia’s Leading MICE Resort, along with being recognized as Vietnam’s Leading Luxury Family … Read more

Patterns & People

Audrey Charles, the Creative Director behind fashion label Metiseko, talks cultural inspiration, textile designing and respecting local artisans Prior to your post as Creative Director at Metiseko, you also worked in interior and furniture design. What drew you to the world of textile art and fashion designing? How are the two industries different and similar? … Read more

The Woman in White

Nha Mot 9192’s (www.facebook.com/Nhà-Mốt-9192) crepe wedding dresses are the epitome of a modern bride and will make you feel royal and elegant. Curve-hugging silhouettes, understated design, and feminine flourishes come together to create the ultimate modern wedding dresses. Whether your wedding will be celebrated under the stars on a city rooftop or in the garden … Read more

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work

Oliver Horn, the newly appointed General Manager of InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort, discusses sustainability, hashtags and the importance of the right team You have worked in many different countries (Russia, UK, South Korea, Austria, etc.) before becoming General Manager (GM) at InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort. What are the advantages of working … Read more

Less, Better and With a Vietnamese Soul

Find out why industrial designer Neo Nguyen describes himself as an idea-to-product translator Modern Minimalist design was first championed by architect Mies van der Rohe, who famously used the words “Less is more” to describe his design style, referring not only to how something looks, but also the components that make it function. Industrial designer … Read more