Bangkok is notoriously frenetic, and the serenity of the Chao Phraya River has long been swallowed by the rapid urban expansion. In a few places, however, the historic tranquillity of river life can still be glimpsed. Wynn A. Bay reports.
Home to the largest natural springs reserve in the region, the Spa at Mission Hills on China’s Hainan island sets the bar with designs and treatments that are both locally and globally inspired. Janice Seow has this story