Nyepi: Bali’s New Year’s Day of Complete Silence

Nyepi: Bali’s New Year’s Day of Complete Silence

This year, the Balinese celebration of Nyepi (Day of Silence) commemorating Isakawarsa (Saka new year) fell on Wednesday, March 25th. The main purpose of Nyepi Day is to pray for the purification of humanity, earth, and the universe, something very much needed during this time. Leading up towards Nyepi Day important ceremonies are held in […]

One night of Mod-Sin Like You’ve Never Experienced

One night of Mod-Sin Like You’ve Never Experienced

Imagine what might happen to your senses when two of Asia’s best chefs, specialising in modern- Singaporean cuisine, join forces for one night only? Chef Jimmy Lim, of the much lauded Taiwan-based restaurant, JL Studio, will be collaborating with Michelin star chef, LG Han at Labyrinth, to create a unique and very intriguing menu over […]

Chef Prateek Sadhu of Masque and Chicago’s Michelin star chef, Mike Bagale collaborate with locally foraged ingredients over a 12 course menu

Chef Prateek Sadhu of Masque and Chicago’s Michelin star chef, Mike Bagale collaborate with locally foraged ingredients over a 12 course menu

30 June – 1 July, Masque’s culinary philosophy with Chef Sadhu, aligns with Chicago’s Michelin star chef, Mike Bagale’s understanding that rustic, locally-grown products sourced from nearby regions can be elevated to fine-dining standards. Intrigued by the diverse produce the rich soils of India, and by the unique ingredients discovered in the Himalayan belt, Chef […]

Get to know Luang Prabang… in Secret Retreats style

Get to know Luang Prabang… in Secret Retreats style

Nestled in the hills of northern Laos, the legendary town of Luang Prabang was the country’s royal and spiritual capital for centuries and is still known for its gilded Buddhist monasteries, slow pace of life along the Mekong and Nam Khan Rivers, unique colonial architecture and plenty of local charm. The lauded UNESCO World Heritage […]