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Celebrating Tet Traditions Amid the Stunning Saigon Skyline
Situated smack in the heart of District 1, right in Saigon Center, Takashimaya Department Store, and a short walking distance to the city's most iconic and historic landmarks, stands Sedona Suites Ho Chi Minh City, a world-class hotel for locals and international travellers alike.  With Tết now upon us, there is no better place to celebrate the Year of the Cat than at this premiere and inspired urban location. 

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Make Memories With A Family Tet Escape

In order to help you gravitate toward all the goodness coming back this year, InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort will be a destination that holds you tight from the warmest moments beside your dearest ones to the sincerity of our service this Lunar New Year. 

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Revitalize Your Soul With The Ocean
The 26-story Sel de Mer Hotel & Suites is located in the prime central location on Da Nang's famous My Khe Beach and overlooks the stunning Son Tra Peninsula. The 164-room hotel raises the bar for a contemporary boutique hotel and is only 5 minutes from city centre, 20 minutes from the Da Nang International Airport, and 45 minutes from the nearby Hoi An Ancient Town.

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Lavelle Library - Where Art, Food and Nature Meet As One
People, art, and nature harmoniously find a home at Lavelle Library - a lifestyle, social and dining space nestled in the charming quadrants of Thao Dien. The vision is simple: to bring joyful experiences through innovative daily living. Believing conscious daily living leads to growth for the self and the community, collectively leading to a brighter future.

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Superior Convenience in The Heart of The City
The Holiday Inn & Suites Saigon Airport is the first Holiday Inn hotel in Vietnam, and its staff takes great delight in promoting the joys of travel to this bustling metropolis, which is known for its exquisite cuisine and well-preserved French colonial architecture.

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Bistro Song Vie - Riverside Dining Destination
Built as a Villa in a busy city, the property has courtyard covered by plants and trees beside Saigon River. The view alone offers a relaxing environment. The hotel is a preferred destination for those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Ola Beach Club - Stellar Spanish Dining Experience
There's no need to travel far (or to Spain) for the greatest Tapas, Paella, Jamon, Croquettas, Grilled Octopus or Gazpacho; you can find them all right here in Vietnam. OLA Beach Club, which boasts a stunning beachfront location and an incredible relaxing terrace, offer the only and finest Spanish cuisine in Phu Quoc City, Vietnam.

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A Passionate Commitment To Quality
As an importer and a distributor, WAREHOUSE is a market leader in the Vietnamese wine sector. A leader in Vietnam's wine market for over two decades, offering clients with a one-of-a-kind wine-tasting experience, showcasing thousands of products from hundreds of well-known brands, and distributing to all of the major cities in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar.

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A Visual Extravaganza
The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon shakes up the hotel experience in the Thai capital with its bold design and fearless approach to 21st century hospitality.
La Poissonnerie - Seafood with a Distinctly French Flair
Modest and unassuming from the outside, one step through the doors of La Poissonnerie, meaning “The Fishmonger Shop” in English, reveals a business that is dedicated to and passionate about fresh seafood. Founded in 2014 by Sybile and Hervé Blanes, La Poissonnerie has established itself as Saigon’s preeminent purveyor of high quality seafood.
Celebrating Tet Traditions Amid the Stunning Saigon Skyline
Situated smack in the heart of District 1, right in Saigon Center, Takashimaya Department Store, and a short walking distance to the city's most iconic and historic landmarks, stands Sedona Suites Ho Chi Minh City, a world-class hotel for locals and international travellers alike.  With Tết now upon us, there is no better place to celebrate the Year of the Cat than at this premiere and inspired urban location. 
Raising The Bars
Vietnam has a great deal to brag about when it comes to world-class bars. During the years that we were cut off from the rest of the world, our bar industry flourished. An increasing number of watering holes have been added to the country's list this year. If you are searching for new bars, we have you covered. The following is a list of new drinking dens to add on your bar-hopping agenda, whether you're looking for a hip new hangout, a whisky bar, or a wine bar.
Ask A Chef

Do you have a question you’ve always wanted to ask about cooking or a food-related topic? If so, here’s your chance. In this new column “Ask A Chef”, we call upon chef Norberto Valdez Palacios to share his advice on grilling and roasting. If you are wondering why your steak never turns out the way you want it to, and how you can improve on it, read on. As the grill master of the W Bali – Seminyak’s FIRE restaurant, Palacios reveals his tips and tricks to cooking the perfect steak and lamb. 

A Heritage Of Mouton Cadet Wines With Visionary Leadership
Since 1930, Mouton Cadet has been revered by wine enthusiasts for its exceptional taste, sublime quality, and remarkable value. Coined “The Fine Nose of Wine”, Jérôme Aguirre joined Baron Philippe de Rothschild in March of 2022, to carry forth and elevate Mouton Cadet’s sourcing and production strategies, as well maintain and enhance the brand’s good standing within France, and across the globe. As the company’s newly installed Director of Mouton Cadet Wines, Jérôme Aguirre is destined to continue the propulsion of this time-honoured legacy brand well into the future as the label of choice for global wine lovers.
Honouring Heritage
We get into the mind of Malay history and culture researcher Khir Johari who shares his thoughts on how far Malay gastronomy has come and where the scene is headed.
A Chef’s Playground
Kolabo offers aspiring and professional chefs a space to experiment, explore and showcase their unique cuisines to discerning diners.
All-Star Cast
Singapore is a land of talented chefs who continue to push the boundaries of fine-dining experiences. But what does it take to stay at the top of the culinary game? We ask three celebrated chefs how they earn and keep their Michelin stars.
In Good Taste
Meet executive chef Claudio Rossi and learn more about Park Hyatt Jakarta’s latest dining destinations.
A Worthy Sea-Cation

Packed with a wide range of activities, entertainment and dining options, a cruise on the Spectrum of the Seas by Royal Caribbean is a surprisingly fun way to travel – even if it is to nowhere.

Triple Treat: The Macallan M Collection 2022
The Macallan recently dropped the 2022 M Collection – an aspirational trio of limited-edition single malt whiskies which includes The Macallan M, Macallan Black and the latest addition to the series: the Macallan Copper.
The Cape Gins
South Africa is producing some impressive gins with a special focus on the rich bounty of Cape botanicals. Here are our top selections.
The Cape Winelands Stalwarts
Amongst the myriad wines of South Africa, a few names have stood the test of time. These are the iconic producers crafting poised, age-worthy wines.
The Black Gold Of Gastronomy
It is currently a Top gastronomic product that is found almost everywhere, and that is produced all over the world because many investors have created farms in Sturgeon, wild caviar having become very rare.
NFT Wine Club - Where Wine Lovers Enter Into Metaverse & Blockchain
With the intention of extending the concept to cultivate a community where wine lovers, luxury, metaverse, blockchains, and collectibles meet real life, NFT Wine Club carrying the vision to become the largest NFT Wine Club in the world. While sharing fine wines, NFT collections, exclusive content, insider perks, resources, and access to annual vineyard festival.
The Kitchen That Completes You
A rise in status for home cooks is in the reckoning, thanks to the innovations offered by kitchen and appliance companies. Esther Faith Lew talks to four premium brands on how they have captivated their fans at hello.
Hotel Principe Di Savoia Presents “Principe Gin”, A Tailored Milanese Distillate Created Ad Hoc For Its Guests
Hotel Principe di Savoia Dorchester Collection pays tribute to the city and its history with the creation of Principe Gin: a tailored gin, made by the Cillario & Marazzi distillery, in the heart of the Varese Prealps, famous for the use of high-quality organic ingredients and artisan production methods, which has best interpreted the wishes of the Bar Manager of Principe Bar, Daniele Confalonieri. A bottle and a stylish label, designed by the London artist Jordan Nelson, carefully match this precious gin, which can be consumed at Principe Bar and purchased exclusively inside the hotel and soon on the online shop. (Principe Gin 750 ml Saverglass bottle – price 250 euro).
Galangal Panna Cotta

Aromatic and fruity, this gochujang-spiked dessert has a piquant, Korean cuisine-inspired kick in addition to its galangal and apricot notes.

Calisson

Trinkets and bijou usually sit pretty in trays, but these shallow receptacles can be statement pieces too. Mould your own beautiful – edible – vessels to present delicate morsels.

Sun-Gria

Cuca’s take on the classic summer cocktail is refreshing and punchy. As the tropical fruit ice cubes melts, the flavour intensify and it transforms the cocktail, from sparkling red wine into a fruity punch.

Classic Daiquiri

This three-ingredient drink is so easy to put together. Here, Davide Boncimino, bar operations manager of Sugarhall, brings herbal and citrus nuances to a classic with the addition of two rums in equal portions.

The Paloma

Shelley Tai at Nutmeg & Clove puts a tropical spin on the Paloma, for an ideal hot weather thirst-quencher

Celebrate A Magical Christmas By The Ocean
The Fullerton Ocean Park Hotel Hong Kong is getting ready for its first festive season and is excited to present a specially curated collection of Fullerton Experiences, gifts and dining options for a holiday filled with merry moments and wonderment. In keeping with The Fullerton Hotel brand’s tradition of creating memorable experiences for the guests, the hotel promises a feast to captivate the senses – including dazzling festive decorations, live performances, sumptuous festive gourmet menus, and an array of entertaining Christmas activities suitable for couples and families – all set in a serene waterfront oasis.