Eco hotels are fascinating. Haver you ever stopped to think what might be going on atop the roof of your hotel? Or indeed, way down in the sea below it? As these 5 luxury eco hotels in Asia demonstrate, it's probably a lot more than you realise. From rooftop greenhouses to deep-sea coral regrowth programmes, …
Digital nomad community – tools to help you work remotely
If 2020 has taught us anything (let's be honest, it's taught us a lot) it's that remote working is more feasible than many companies would have led us to believe. So it's about time you build your remote working tool kit and join the digital nomad community. Digital nomad jobs are no longer synonymous with …
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Is this the Philippines’ best beach?
Welcome to the Philippines' best beach… Or as I remember it, the week I simply stopped. I’m usually an active traveller; checking out the newest restaurants or trekking out of big cities to discover local landscapes. Partying it up in the coolest clubs in town, or visiting local places of historic or religious significance. But …
Interview with the owner: Anchalika Kijkanakorn. Founder & Managing Director of AKARYN Hotel Group
Ex financier turned hotelier, Anchalika Kijkanakorn, founded Thailand's AKARYN Hotel Group with a mission to do things differently. She’s turned hospitality on its head in Thailand, introducing the country’s first boutique resort, Aleenta Hua Hin-Pranburi. Since then she has blazed an eco-friendly trail throughout Asia, launching the continent’s first single-use plastic-free hotel, akyra Tas Sukhumvit …
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Things to do in Baku, Azerbaijan: 10 unique activities
Baku is the capital city of Azerbaijan, and is a city of many tales. A coastal city, the name Baku is derived from the Persian, باد-کوبه 'meaning ‘wind-pounded city’. Persian and Zoroastrian culture has had a profound influence on Azerbaijan, alongside many other cultural influences. Located central to Eastern Europe and Western Asia, Azerbaijan has …
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Biophilic design in the travel industry
The art of using a design process that is at one with nature - and how this benefits the travel industry.
Are these the most beautiful places in the world?
'The most beautiful places in the world' is a tall claim. But we're fairly sure we've found them. As a globe currently in lockdown we’re searching for positives and coming to appreciate the smaller pleasures in life. The first sip of hot coffee in the morning, the chirping of birds rising with the sun, the …
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Things to do in Colombo: how to spend 24 hours in Sri Lanka’s capital city
Contemporary Class have written a guidebook about this. Get the inside knowledge.
Ladakh Tour: Walking in the Indian Himalayas
A visual tour of Ladakh with photography from world-class Gentl & Hyers.
The artists changing public spaces in India
This Indian art organisation have even got the police on side. Find out how.