OF WONDERFUL PLACES AND AN AMAZING RACE

This issue’s cover story is based on a recent visit to lively Ho Chi Minh, a vibrant city that’s so unpredictable that hawker stalls and rundown dry goods mom and pop shops exist alongside chic Vietnamese boutiques, a beautiful opera house and even a six-star hotel with equally surprising design. To discover what’s good about Ho Chi Minh – or Saigon, as many old […]

Oasis in the Desert: Christine Cunanan explores the old caravan route to the Sahara desert before checking into the ultra-luxurious Dar Ahlam

By the time we finally reached Ouarzazate, Morocco’s last frontier of civilization before the great Sahara desert and its vast plains of nothingness, I’d become positively car sick, mainly because of the countless hairpin turns we’d had to endure to cross the High Atlas Mountains from Marrakech. This desolate area of Morocco is not for the fainthearted, […]