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Bar Room at the Beekman Hotel: Fashion and Financiers
When I happened to stop by the Bar Room in the Beekman Hotel last week, the Dow had just fallen another 1,000 points and Fashion Week was underway. I ...
February 11, 2018
In Search of a Decent Cup of Coffee in Sumatra
Before I started researching a potential week-long trip there last summer, the only thing I knew about Sumatra was that it produced a lot of coffee, ...
February 7, 2018
‘On Trails,’ But Not On All of Them
It didn’t occur to me until I was reading the epilogue of Robert Moor’s well regarded new book, On Trails, that the title has a dual meaning. ...
February 6, 2018
Down To a Science: The 8 Pieces of Makeup I Travel With
When it comes to my beauty and fashion routines, I am a creature of habit and laziness. On the rare occasion that I buy a new handbag, for example, ...
February 1, 2018
Alkina Lodge: Embracing Nature in Style
There are advantages to receiving an itinerary late and not knowing where you’re going or spending the night. After an unforgettable, astonishingly ...
January 25, 2018
The Warehouse Hotel: Hints of Spice on the Singapore River
One of the best ways to gauge the quality of a hotel comes when it’s time to leave it. If you’re as stricken over the prospect as I was on my ...
January 23, 2018
Booking Ahead: My Evolving Approach To Hotel Rooms
The summer in the late nineties I spent with a Eurail Pass and the contents of a single backpack, I took pride in never booking a place to stay ahead ...
January 16, 2018
Aside Macau’s Casinos, a Thriving 16th Century City
Ask a resident of Macau where to buy the freshest egg tart or enjoy a phoenix egg roll, and you’ll likely get an answer you can’t plug into ...
January 10, 2018
The Sofitel Singapore City Centre: Everything Wow
Singapore is a place committed to convenience. Things here work, whether through technology or through service. Life’s little hiccups, like a dying ...
January 5, 2018
A Tale of Vegetarian Survival in Vietnam
Eating was going terribly for me in Vietnam. The failures fell into two categories. One, I’m vegetarian, a lifestyle choice that isn’t catered to ...
January 3, 2018
A Weird Year for Travel, as It Was for America
It's been a bizarre year for travel here in America. People who shouldn't have been banned from entering the United States were, Americans grew more ...
December 29, 2017
Flung’s Seven Most Popular Stories of 2017
It will probably come as no surprise that two of our top seven stories this year had to do with the changes to the travel universe wrought by Donald ...
December 23, 2017
Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong: Approaching the Hotel Room Ideal
In the typical course of things, it makes sense to start with first impressions. In the case of the Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong, however, you’re ...
December 19, 2017
Who Makes the Best Bloody Mary in Brooklyn?
There are plenty of articles out there listing the best, but I recently decided to take the quest for Brooklyn's finest Bloody Mary a step ...
December 15, 2017
The Swimming Holes that Were Worth the Trek
There are pursuits in life that work better in the abstract. I'm thinking here of things like "sleeping under the stars" and "IKEA hacks." The things ...
December 7, 2017
Meet the Robot on Staff at Singapore’s M Social Hotel
We stayed at the M Social Hotel, a fairly new hotel in Singapore's Robertson Quay area, for a couple of days in October. The highlight may have been ...
December 1, 2017
Flung’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers
I'm all about efficiency when I go off to parts unknown, but I'm also about bringing along some of the creature comforts that make me love home. This ...
November 25, 2017
For Him: Urban Adventures
For the guy that's always running around one city or another, a seamless combo of lightweight form and function is key. These gifts get that job ...
November 24, 2017
For Her: Urban Adventures
City travel is different from the other kinds. Comfort still has its place, but doesn't negate the need for style. If her idea of a good trip ...
November 20, 2017
Gift Guide: For the Beach Bum
We either know one or are one, or both--the creature who lives for those couple weeks a year spent facing the ocean, doing little else. These are for ...
November 19, 2017
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