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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ Insane Real Estate Portfolio

PUBLISHED ON Nov 1, 2019

Days after Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Bezos announced they had finalized the terms of their divorce, the Amazon CEO is reportedly apartment hunting in New York City. The Amazon CEO remains the richest person in the world with a net worth of US$115 billion, while MacKenzie Bezos is worth US$37 billion, making her the fourth-richest […]

Malaysia rolls out its first caviar brand, T’lur

PUBLISHED ON Oct 17, 2019

On a quiet patch of land in Tanjung Malim, Perak, strange, miraculous things are happening. The land is filled with large tanks, which in turn, are filled with fish. So far, nothing seems out of the ordinary. Except that these fish happen to be sturgeon, a breed of fish that typically thrives in sub-tropical, temperate […]

Sapa’s Hotel de la Coupole has a story to tell

PUBLISHED ON Oct 2, 2019

In the sleepy mountains of Sapa, Vietnam, stands a whimsical creation by Bill Kingsley. Kingsley is the mastermind behind some of Asia’s most stunning hotels, all of which resemble 19th -century European palaces. His latest Hotel de la Coupole on the hills of Sapa, is no exception. In the 1880s, the French marched into Sapa. […]

Penang’s Macalister Mansion

PUBLISHED ON Sep 19, 2019

Penang’s Macalister Mansion is conceptualized as a quirky and sophisticated lifestyle destination where guests are treated to a series of experiences not unlike those found in the hospitality of an actual home. Grand and imposing, Macalister Mansion on Macalister Road in George Town, is a paean to what sensitive and innovative restoration and re-purposing can […]

Inside President Gerald Ford’s Distinguished Desert Getaway

PUBLISHED ON Aug 30, 2019

The Ford’s post-White House desert getaway was a true reflection of their personalities—cozy, comfortable, efficient, and completely of the moment. Once upon a time, exiting Presidents helicoptered off into the sunset bathed in a nostalgic glow of self-sacrifice and a well-deserved return to the private sector. Their dwellings in the US remain to be quite a mystery […]