Every time we sit down to a cold drink on a hotel terrace in Asia, the ghosts of Graham Greene and the old European colonials come calling. We know a dozen great places in Asia where you can sit down to a fine citron presse. more

All over Southeast Asia, exploration of the home and residential life is big in the mountains, among the hilltribes. But in Hue, Vietnam, La Residence Hotel & Spa is opening the door to two traditional Vietnamese homes and two colonial French homes, one of which was built for the father-in-law of Emperor Khai Dinh. more

Once a bustling port of call along the spice trade route, present-day visitors to the picturesque town of Hoi An are still examining their herbs, but with a very different agenda. more

Enveloped on one side by verdant rice fields and on the other by a quiet bend in the Mekong River, Kamu Lodge invites guests to experience its up-to-the-minute technical upgrades — or lack of them. more

How much does it cost to build a hotel? A lot, especially if you're in Japan, where the Palace Hotel Tokyo is on the verge of a debut this May after a $1.2 billion investment. more