SINGAPORE - The December issue of award-winning digital magazine, The Life, focuses on travel for the holiday season.
Life writer Ankita Varma visited one of the most famous Christmas markets in Europe, Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen. The market oozed old-world charm with its traditional carousel, thatched-roof shops with chimneys, and twinkling fairy lights.
For a different kind of holiday, Life food editor Tan Hsueh Yun lived it up when she stayed at the luxurious Chateau La Lagune in Bordeaux in south-west France. She toured its famous vineyards and winery, and feasted on gourmet French country cooking.
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The Life also interviewed chefs and restaurant owners, including Ms Cynthia Chua, chief executive of the Spa Esprit Group, and Mr Ignatius Chan, owner of Iggy's at The Hilton Hotel, to find out where they will be travelling to next year to eat.
Readers can take part in a contest to win one of two luxurious holidays: a seven-day stay at Soneva Fushi Resort in the Maldives worth $22,300, or a four-night trip through Vietnam and Cambodia aboard Aqua Expeditions luxury vessel, the Aqua Mekong, worth $6,900. Contest details are in the magazine.
The Life E-book series, which launched in July last year, won Best Lifestyle Mobile Service at the 6th Asian Digital Media Awards on Nov 18. The awards recognise individuals and organisations in Asia which embrace new technology, innovative thinking and creativity in digital media. It is organised by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra).
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