Tag Archives: Culture

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...

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...

OTR: Cincinnati’s Newest Hipster Hangout

Cincinnati has undergone a massive urban makeover in recent years and nowhere is this transformation more apparent than in the city’s Over-the-Rhine (OTR) neighbourhood. Until a few years ago, OTR was, in addition to being the Queen City’s oldest and most historic neighbourhood, one of its most...

Experience the Doha Art Scene in 2 Days

Qatar has spent the past decade establishing itself as an international art hub. New museums and art institutions have turned this once-quiet Gulf state into a showcase for both world-renowned artists and local culture. Whether you’re in town on business, in transit or on holidays, the Millennium Hotel...

A Getaway for Tea Lovers

Surrounded by the famous Longjing tea plantations and ancient bamboo forests, Millennium Resort Hangzhou offers the perfect base from which to savour a fragrant cup of green in the surrounding teahouses and tea plantations. China is recognised as the birthplace of tea, and its tea culture is...

Parisian entertainment houses: A guide to Opéra

The culturally rich city of Paris is brought to life through its historical architecture, music, performance and cuisine. Millennium Hotel Paris Opéra, historic in itself as it was built in 1927 and uniquely combines Belle Epoque, Beaux Arts and Art Deco styles, is walking distance from several...

Posh it out at Chelsea Harbour

The Chelsea Harbour Hotel is a superbly situated all-suite hotel in London’s Chelsea, putting you right on the doorstep of some of the city’s most exclusive shops, restaurants and activities. Here’s what not to miss while you’re visiting. Cheer on your team Chelsea goes with football like...

Most Charming Bookstores in Paris

If you have a lust for literature, the romantic city of Paris will take your breath away with its many eclectic and bohemian independent bookstores filled with antique tomes, magazines and comics. With the idyllic and centrally located Millennium Hotel Paris Opera as your base, scour the...

Seven weird things to do in Tokyo

1. Have a hoot at an owl cafe With more than 100 cat cafes now operating in the capital city, Tokyoites who have had their fill of free-roaming felines are turning their attention to feathered friends. If you want a side of tawny owl with your cup...

Live like a sheikh in Abu Dhabi

Between the magical minarets, gleaming domes and traditional mosques, there’s a world of luxury and splendour to cherish in the richest of the seven emirates. If you’ve got some cash to splash, here’s our guide to one of the world’s most glamorous cities. Hire a luxury yacht...

You won’t believe you’ll find this in Doha

This once-sleepy capital has awoken in recent years and offers a surprisingly diverse mix of food, culture and adventure. Whether you’re there for business or just passing through, there’s more to Doha than just The Pearl-Qatar. Throw away the tourist guides, and you’ll discover paddle boarding in Venice-like canals, camel racing...