Asia

5 best-kept secrets in Hanoi’s cafe scene

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December 16 featured image_pan pacific hanoi cafes

Since the resurgence of these modern coffee shop reincarnations, cafe-hopping has become a common favourite pastime for many, especially travellers. Make the most out of your trip in the capital of Vietnam with the city’s best brews and eats. We’ve and sussed out the top spots for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Here are five cafes in Hanoi that made it as the cream of the crop. 1. Tadioto Cafe and...

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4 places in Hanoi for your French fine-dining fix

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November 24 featured image_pan pacific_french restaurants in hanoi

You might be hoping to impress a client over a business meal, seeking out a classy place to cut loose after hours, or simply hankering for classic French patisserie and delicacies. With these top fine-dining picks, you can satisfy your fickle tummy, and experience the culinary remnants of the French colony in the capital of Vietnam. Bon appétit!  1. A La Foile  Image: A la folie/Tran Viet Duc Facing the...

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Breathtaking rooftop bars in Manila

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November 14 manila-nightsky-feature

There is no better way to take in the night-time beauty of Manila than with a smooth drink in hand, lounging alfresco as high as 71 floors above ground. If you are searching for a place to make an impression, or simply are in the mood to indulge in some of life’s finest, here are five rooftop bars in town to consider for your next night out in the capital...

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5 top-notch dining spots in Thonglor, Bangkok

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May 22 crepes_and_co_bangkok

Dotted with a growing number of inviting cafes and ritzy restaurants, Thonglor has risen through the ranks over the years to become one of Bangkok’s most fashionable neighbourhoods, its offerings running the entire gamut of cuisines and dining concepts. Suited for casual get-togethers with family and friends, as well as decorous business exchanges, these choice establishments will impress both your palate and partners. El Gaucho Argentinian Steakhouse Image: Eight Thonglor...

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Doing Business in Asia: An Etiquette Guide

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February 15 pan pacific tianjin

As Asia continues to drive global economic growth, expanding business operations in this region is a strategic move for companies aiming to tap into diverse, emerging markets. Understanding the nuances of varying Asian business practices and etiquette would be therefore be essential to avoid a faux pas. Below is our useful etiquette guide for conducting business in Asia. 1. First Meeting Punctuality is a basic sign of respect for business...

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