Taichung’s Quirkiest Themed Restaurants

From toilets to airplanes and the ubiquitous Hello Kitty, Taiwan is well-known for its wacky themed restaurants. But it’s not all about Taipei. In recent years, a host of themed restaurants have sprung up in Taichung. Whether you fancy a journey through history, cuddling up with your favourite...

5 Up-and-Coming Parisian Neighbourhoods

Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world, but if you’ve seen the Eiffel Tower and want to escape the tourist hoards, there are plenty of little-known neighbourhoods offering an authentic local experience. The best part: They’re easily accessible from the city’s main sites...

Discover Historical Boston

Home to the Red Sox, Boston cream pie and that accent (you know, “pahk the ka in Ha-vud Yahd…”) Boston is also one of the nation’s oldest cities, filled with more historical landmarks than any one person can handle. Pick a good hotel because with this much exploring...

Gatwick: Off to the Races

When most people hear the name Gatwick, they automatically think of Gatwick Airport. But Gatwick has a lot more to offer visitors than just a way in and out of the UK. It has some great hotels nearby such as Copthorne Hotel London Gatwick and Copthorne Hotel...

Home-Ground (Holiday) Advantage

School holidays are just around the corner. If you haven’t had time to plan a family getaway, it’s not too late. A staycation with the family can be just as enriching and rewarding as any trip out of the country. Besides, it’s easy to get caught up...

Exploring the Fringes of Hong Kong

The islands of Hong Kong are always abuzz, lit up with scurrying executives constantly on the move, cloud-scraping towers densely packed on the bay, exciting kitchens and bars, and a dizzying array of shops. Whatever your taste, this pulsating, never-resting city works around the clock to cook...

Get Wild in Nashville’s Rowdiest Honky-tonks

Nashville is synonymous with country music—and country fans sure know how to let loose and have fun. There’s nothing like a night out on Nashville’s Broadway: bar-hopping from rowdy honky-tonk to dingy dive bar, singing karaoke, and riding mechanical bulls. Whether your stay in Nashville is business-related...

Unique Boutiques to Visit in Singapore

It’s no secret that shopping and eating are the two unofficial sports in Singapore. When away from the dining table, forgo the shopping malls and head instead to the city’s growing number of independent and perhaps lesser-known shops hawking quirky, handmade wares. With Millennium Hotels and Resorts’...

Make More Time out of 24 Hours

Your time is precious. Whenever you’re in a new city, you pack your schedule to make the most out of it. But no one said meetings need to be long-drawn affairs. Here’s how you can optimise your business trip, and get in some time to see the...

Whisky Distilleries: Checking Out the Aberdeen Scene

Scotland is a whisky lover’s mecca, with distilleries dotting the country and tempting travellers with tastings and tours. Aberdeen’s surrounding Aberdeenshire is no exception. Here, we highlight a fivesome of favourites worth stopping by between Scottish castle-hopping for a wee dram. Each of these distilleries is within...

7 Festivals Only Penangites Will Know

Many travellers know Penang as a food paradise, with delectable dishes to devour at every turn and every hour. It is also the second smallest state in Malaysia, even though it is the third largest economic centre of the country (after Selangor and Johor). Besides Malacca, its...

Keeping Romance Alive Amid a Busy Schedule

It used to be taboo to consider mixing business with pleasure, but that adage seems to be long-forgotten. Bleisure – combining business travel with leisure activities – is on the rise. According to BridgeStreet Global Hospitality’s Bleisure Study released in Oct 2014, 54 percent of those surveyed...

Top Millennium Hotels and Spas Worth Travelling for

Millennium Hotels and Resorts prides itself on matching its deluxe rooms and high-end service with outstanding spa treatments to relax, restore, and rejuvenate tired muscles. Here are 5 special spas to provide that extra touch of indulgence while travelling. Sky Spa & Health Club at Grand Millennium...

Save More, Travel Often

“Book early if you want to save!” We’ve all heard that sage advice from “professional” traveller friends. It stands to reason: Since hotels do not like to leave rooms vacant, it is an incentive for them to fill it up earlier. Travel experts thetravelhack.com corroborate the theory....

48 Hours in Al Jahra, Kuwait

You might be in town for business and staying at the Al Jahra Copthorne Hotel & Resort, but there’s more to explore in this corner of Kuwait than your beautiful swimming pool. This 48-hour itinerary will help you take in the must-see spots. Day 1: Morning Take...