LGBT+ Pride Month: Asia’s Most LGBT+ Friendly Places

LGBT+ Pride Month: Asia’s Most LGBT+ Friendly Places

Rainbow Nations – A 2022 Guide to LGBT+ Travel in Asia June is celebrated as Pride month, an event that was started in commemoration of the 1969 Stonewall riots and today represents the ongoing pursuit of equality and recognition for the LGBT+ community. And here at Secret Retreats in recognition of Pride month, we will […]

Foodies Travel Destinations (Part 1)

Take your taste buds on a tour of Asia with Secret Retreats (Part 1) For travelling foodies, nothing seduces us more than a tasty local dish and for sure Asia is a dream destination for all food enthusiasts (foodies) because if you know where to look, really tasty dishes and incredible local flavours can be […]

Mume, Taiwan, is Awarded 1 Michelin Star

Mume, Taiwan, is Awarded 1 Michelin Star

Twenty restaurants in Taipei have been awarded coveted stars in Michelin’s first Taipei guide which was released on Mar 14. Among them is Mume, already listed in Asia’s Top 50 Best Restaurants. The Michelin Guide reads, “In line with its name (the Latin word for ‘plum blossom’), the relaxed and friendly MUME generously garnishes dishes […]

TAIPEI, A TASTING TOUR WITH Award-winning Chef,  RICHIE LIN of Mume

TAIPEI, A TASTING TOUR WITH Award-winning Chef, RICHIE LIN of Mume

Chef Richie Lin of Mume restaurant offers some guidelines for exploring Tapei’s food scene and discovering some of his favourite Taiwanese specialities. Not much has been said about Taipei’s dining scene until recently. As Taiwanese chefs and restaurants begin to win awards, beginning with Lanshu Chen of Le Moût as Veuve Clicquot Asia’s Best Female […]