In a verdant 6ha valley, amid towering 280 million-year-old limestone hills, The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat is nestled among natural caves, waterfalls and, best of all, rejuvenating geothermal hot springs.
The food in New Zealand, in my mind, had been restricted to mainly lamb and seafood, seeing how sheep farming is such a huge industry there and the seas around its islands are teeming with marine life.
With its white, curvilinear walls and sloping facade, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Guggenheim Museum occupies a special place in New York City's cultural landscape.
The florist business in Singapore is undergoing a glamorous makeover. Independent boutiques, which tout themselves as couture or edgy, are popping up around Singapore.
Picking and eating plants growing in the wild may seem primitive to city dwellers in Singapore, but that is slowly changing, thanks to a global food trend that is catching on here.
In recent years, Singapore's visual arts scene has seen a transformation not just in terms of the quality and range of exhibitions, but also in the globally mobile, younger collectors joining the ranks of more established ones.
China, with one of the world's largest number of billionaires, is where you will find crazy rich Asians. They live in plush mansions, travel on private jets and dress in luxury labels from head to toe; their lavish lifestyle is rich fodder for gossip columns.
At last count, Mr Arthur Agraviador, a relationship manager in the finance industry, owns about 60 pairs of shoes - a number far higher than what his wife has.