The world’s most hi-tech hotels

The days when we were wowed by power showers and complimentary Wi-Fi are long gone. Today’s hi-tech hoteliers have upped their tech game with robot concierges, android butlers and ‘smart glass’ showers, says Tamara Hinson

Jenson Button: my life in travel

The British Formula One driver on his favourite European road trips, tips for beating jet lag, and what he gets up to in Singapore (when he’s not on the track)

South Beach Miami vs South Beach Singapore

Move over Miami, there’s a new South Beach in town — as Singapore’s South Beach gives the original US neighbourhood a run for its money

Dig deep: underground buildings and cities

In a crowded world, new buildings — and even cities — are increasingly being built underground. Here’s what’s going down

Singapore: The Westin

This five-star addition to the Singapore skyline is slick, welcoming and offers some seriously stunning views. Katherine Knight is impressed

Singapore: Mandarin Oriental

Champagne brunches, James Bond-worthy cocktails and a second-to-none spa... Tick, tick and tick. But it’s the service and ambience that take this hotel to the pinnacle of luxury, says Katherine Knight

Seven unmissable new train journeys

A new generation of train journeys — from high-speed to high-end — are creating a revived buzz for the mode of travel. Here are seven that should be on your radar for 2015 and beyond

Five great places to celebrate Chinese New Year

The year of the goat will be ushered in on 19 February 2015, but the worldwide celebrations can last up to eight days. Singapore-born David Yeo, founder and CEO of Aqua Restaurant Group, picks the cities that will host the biggest and best festivities

Singapore today

Once defined by its straight-laced conformity, Singapore is shaking things up. As it gets set to celebrate 50 years of independence, the youthful population are forging a new national identity, writes Faris Mustafa

Four of Singapore's best restaurants

From classic French cuisine to Singaporean fusion, Faris Mustafa dishes up the best places to eat in Singapore

Singapore: four things to see

In its 50 years of independence, Singapore has established itself as far more than a stopover destination. Here are four sights to check out when you're in town

Video: Singapore: fast and curious

Meet Singapore's new fashion, food, design and music stars and find out why this city-state's identity is stronger than ever

Five of Singapore's best bars

From cocktails to coffee, Faris Mustafa lists the best places to go for a drink in Singapore

Singapore: an insider's guide

As it prepares to celebrate 50 years of independence, this island nation is blossoming in art, culture, food and drink. Faris Mustafa gets the locals' tips

Singapore's best street food

To celebrate the Chowtzer Awards for the world's best fast, cheap and street-style food this weekend, we ask Singapore food blogger Catherine Ling some quickfire questions about her favourite local mouthfuls

The world's best new hotels for 2014

There will be an avalanche of new hotel openings in 2014. Whether it’s boutique, hipster or family-friendly, here are the places you’ll 
be desperate to stay in. 
If you can get a room...

Six of the best city waterways

Some of the most picturesque and fascinating city rivers and waterways in the world

Why airport terminals can make the best memories

Falling in love, people watching and fond farewells — airports are story machines, says Anna Stothard

Singapore: six travel myths (and what you really need to know)

The Lion City is far more than simply a place to change planes. Indeed it's roaring like never before, says Claire Wrathall

125 years of Raffles Hotel, Singapore

One of the most iconic hotels of all time celebrates its 125th birthday this year. Claire Wrathall remembers the racy days of Raffles 
in Singapore

Five of the best Asian cities

Ed Peters counts down five of the best cities in the Far East, with a few top tips on dining out, sightseeing and accommodation

Singapore city guide

Ed Peters recommends the best hotels and restaurants, plus a few hidden gems, in diverse Singapore

City secrets: Singapore

Insider tips for one of Asia's most exciting cities, from the people who really know — the locals

Bargain break: Singapore for less

Singapore is the perfect place to break your journey to Australia — with a weekend for two leaving you change from £300