Posts tagged "Asia"
Take a plunge at the Marina Bay Sands SkyPark

Take a plunge at the Marina Bay Sands SkyPark

I’ve never really understood why more buildings don’t make use of their rooftops to create a space where people can enjoy fresh air, sun and views. To me, slapping shingles onto a roof just seems like a wasted opportunity. Fortunately there are some architects out there who have not only seen the light, but have... read more
Sleep in a cave (hotel) in Turkey

Sleep in a cave (hotel) in Turkey

The idea of sleeping in a cave doesn’t hold much appeal to those of us who are non-campers, but I’ll admit, it does sound pretty hard-core. Which is exactly why I was excited about sleeping in a cave when I visited Turkey. The even more exciting part was that this cave had four walls, a... read more
The spa where flesh-eating fish replace your loofah

The spa where flesh-eating fish replace your loofah

Spa getaways are nothing new, but what is different is when a spa attracts as many men as it does women, and when the treatment involves not massages and manicures…but fish. Flesh-eating fish to be precise. Well, okay, perhaps flesh–eating sounds a little dramatic, but the truth is, these fish do nibble at your skin.... read more
Paris Syndrome and the dangers of high expectations

Paris Syndrome and the dangers of high expectations

Ah, Paris. It’s the city of love, lights, croissants and berets. Throw in some celebrated art, high fashion, an iconic tower, quaint cobblestones and a plethora of sidewalk cafés, and you can quickly understand why Paris is one of the world’s most popular destinations. I mean, really, what’s not to love? Plenty, according to the... read more
How to be an extra in a Bollywood movie

How to be an extra in a Bollywood movie

Andy Warhol once said, “in the future, everyone will be world famous for 15 minutes.” Have you gotten your 15 minutes? No? Yes, but want more? Well keep reading, because today I’m talking about how you can be immortalized on film alongside some of the biggest movie actors in the world. Indian movies, if you’ve... read more