Best Urban Oasis (Best of Asia: Best for the Soul)

The Phra Pradaeng Peninsula, Bangkok, Thailand

Best Literary Event (Best of Asia: Best for the Mind)

The Man Hong Kong International Literary Festival, Hong Kong, China

Best Legal High (Best of Asia: Best for the Mind)

The Halo-Halo Harana, Peninsula Hotel, Manila, Philippines

Personal Best (Best of Asia)

Picks from property tycoon Minoru Mori, actor Chow Yun-fat and more


No Retreat (Your Health)

Forget lounging about— all that gets laid down on this yoga break are tough rules

A Heady Experience (On Show)

Paris' Louvre and the National Museum of Modern Art join hands— and heads

Hollywood Face-Lift (Check In)

The Hotel Bel-Air gets an expensive new look but retains its exclusive charm

Upmarket Dining (Local Fare)

London's Spitalfields market welcomes a fittingly eclectic new restaurant


Japan's Regulators Get Tough (Notebook)

In an unprecedented crackdown, one of Japan's biggest auditors is suspended for its part in a client's accounting fraud

Letters (Notebook)

The Ways of Opus Dei