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TRISARA PHUKET (link) (instagram) Location: 60/1 Moo 6, Srisoonthorn Road Cherngtalay, Thalang, Phuket, Thailand Year built: 2004 Architect/ designer: Ben Bensley and P49 Design Ethos: Privacy is the ultimate luxury.   When it comes to beach resorts, decadence is second nature when it comes to design – over the top, opulent, and ornate are probably words that come to mind. Trisara Phuket, a beach resort through and through, takes a different, more subdued approach. Trisara means “third garden in heaven” in Sanskrit, and upon arrival, it feels exactly like that. Located in a tropical forest on a private bay in Phuket’s nort...
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ROSEWOOD PHUKET (link) (instagram) Location: Patong, Phuket, Thailand Year built: November 2017 Architect/ designer: Design from Melbourne-based design firm BAR Studio Ethos: Contemporary aesthetics in the tropics With the holidays coming up, there’s only one thing on my mind – family. My family is all over the world at different times of the year, so the moments we have together are always memorable, precious, and fun. But because we’re always so busy during the year, I love the holidays because it means that we will be getting together to do everything and nothing at all. Our favorite thing to do together though is travel. F...
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  Photography by Mia Haggi   Living in Hong Kong can be a hectic experience to say the least – the crowds, the pollution, busy schedules and the occasional (or more than occasional) indulgences. It’s easy to get caught up and overwhelmed, which is why I decided to visit the LifeCo retreat in Phuket, a resort that’s well known in Turkey that just opened its first branch in Asia. After checking into the retreat, I signed myself for a 4 day detox program with one full day of raw eating and one full day of a green juice cleanse. The resort was simple but  relaxing and the staff were all incredibly knowledgable and supportive (s...
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