Malaysia Shines as Rebecca Easterman Explores the MICE Opportunities on Offer

Rebecca Easterman, fondly known as Becs, is the managing director of PillowMINT and leads our Australia and New Zealand meetings and incentive business development. We were delighted to welcome and host Becs as she scoped out venues and event opportunities across Kota Kinabalu, Penang, Langkawi, and Kuala Lumpur. During her visit, Becs spent time with […]

A Chiang Mai Foodie Tour on Two Wheels

Chiang Mai Old Town is a fascinating attraction all on its own and this two-wheel tour takes in the best of it, while also straying a little off the tourist trail and introducing guests to the wonders of the region’s immensely varied cuisine. Guests wend their leisurely way on bicycles from one food stop to […]

Bat Trang Pottery Museum Impresses in Hanoi

Bat Trang Village is just a quick 15 km. drive southeast of Hanoi alongside the Red River, so called because of its rich clay base. It has been a centre of pottery production since the 15th century and at one time was chosen as one of the Vietnamese emperor’s own pottery village. Constructed in 2018 […]

Combine Cocktails with a Star Ferry Sunset Tour

Hong Kong’s Star Ferry, which crisscrossed the city’s Victoria Harbour several times a day for well over a century, has always been one of Hong Kong’s most remembered and cherished features. Now relieved of its ferry duties, one of its boats has enjoyed a complete makeover and been refitted with the very latest low-carbon, environment […]

Introducing the Cultural Art of Kintsugi Ceramic Repair

Contrary to many other cultures which maintain that newer is better and brand new is best of all, traditional Japanese culture sees a piece of ceramic that has been repaired as more beautiful than one that is unblemished. That concept is embodied in Kintsugi, a technique to repair broken ceramics using lacquer and other natural […]

Connect with Balinese Culture Through Healing and Smiles

At Destination Asia we make great efforts to involve local communities in our offerings, which brings their work to a wide audience and also provides them with a source of much needed income. The Healing and Smiles initiative in Bali is a prime example. Suitable for groups of up to 30 pax, it focuses on […]

Walk Through Singapore’s Rich Colonial History

Until the early 19th century, Singapore was a scantly populated island, fringed by a few fishing villages with an interior of dense, impenetrable forest. Then Sir Stamford Raffles arrived and, realising its potential as an ideal hub for Asian trade and defense, set out to transform it. In response to a number of suggestions, we’ve […]

Drawing Inspiration Around Singapore

An activity that takes guests off the beaten track in Singapore and could even awaken their inner artist. It begins in a very civilised manner, with drinks and a light bite to eat in a charming independent café. During this sit-down session, the guides talk their guests through some of the fundamental do’s and don’ts […]
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