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Major festivals around the region

With January ushering in a new calendar year, those new to living in Asia will soon discover that the festivals and holidays celebrated here can differ from those […]

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New Hotels around Asia

Whether you’re planning a staycation or a trip around the region, there are lots of new options in Asia for your weekend break, Chinese New Year or Easter […]

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The cost of living in Asia – we compare the cities

Those who believe all of Asia is the same has obviously never stepped foot in the region. The range of cultures, climates, religions and people is vast, as […]

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The best places in Asia to ring in 2018

As we get ready to welcome in a new year and all it entails, the question on many lips is a simple one – what are you doing […]

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Quiz – Name the Flag

You might think you know your new host city, but could you pick its flag out of a line-up? It’s time to put your knowledge of symbols to […]

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Surviving your first Christmas abroad

The run-up to Christmas can be the hardest time to be away from home. The Christmas quiz at your old local, Mum’s turkey feast and repeats of classic […]

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Best beaches in Asia for a winter getaway

If you’ve moved to Asia from the UK, Europe or North America, the chances are you didn’t sign up for wet, windy weather and a bout of the […]

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Fun-runs and marathons around the region

With the year-end rapidly approaching, chances are your 2017 resolutions remain untouched and unaccomplished. But hey – there’s always next year, right? Sometimes all you need is a […]

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Comfort food dishes around the region

With Christmas drawing ever-closer, you’d be forgiven for feeling homesick and craving the creature comforts that come from knowing your surroundings like the back of your hand. However, […]

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Which Asian city should you live in?

Recently moved to Asia or toying with a relocation? Each city boasts its own unique personality, just like its residents. If you’re not sure where you see yourself, […]

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The best bands in Asia

One of the great things about living in Asia is that you don’t have to wait for the summer for an influx of bands to pay a visit […]

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Drinks of choice around the region

Across Asia, drinking cultures vary, and while the bars and nightclubs of Bangkok and Hong Kong might be calling some, the quirky cafes and street vendors of Kuala […]

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The best boutique brands around Asia

Whether you’re looking for a gift with a twist or to splash out on yourself away from the high-street monopoly, Asia plays host to some amazing boutique brands […]

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Mark your calendars – music festivals around the region

Though not quite Glastonbury in scope or scale, there are a wealth of music festivals around the region that are more than worth a visit. From field festivals […]

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The best Instagram accounts in Asia

Morning, noon or night, scores of us scroll aimlessly through our Instagram feeds for hours on end, looking for travel inspiration, funny memes or simply something to do […]

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Best stand-up comedians in Asia

  From open-mic nights to sold-out solo-shows, there is a plethora of international comedic talent in Asia, and following the success of Comedy Central Asia’s ‘Stand Up Asia’ show […]

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Asia’s best spas

Living in Asia, you’re never too far away from paradise – whether that takes the form of endless strips of white sandy beaches or your own private inner […]

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Toast of the town – Asia’s best rooftop bars

One of the best things about heading East is the promise of warmer climes. Cities that straddle the equator find themselves in little need of outdoor space heaters, […]

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Around Asia: the best street eats

Living in an Asian city not only opens you up to the diverse tastes of your new home, but with a wealth of adventure just a short plane […]

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