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Daven Wu

Daven Wu

Penang-born Daven Wu trained and practised as a lawyer for eight years before he saw the error of his ways and became a lifestyle journalist, specializing in travel, food, design and architecture. Based in Singapore and London, he spends his peripatetic days sniffing around the world’s dining rooms, testing spa products, and quizzing architects and interior designers about their marble and fabric choices. In addition to T+L Southeast Asia, he is the Singapore editor for Wallpaper*, and the Louis Vuitton City Guide.

Tips & News

Meet the New Plant-Based Pork That’s Beyond Beyond Meat

Karana is producing ‘pork’ out of jackfruit from Sri Lanka and Singapore’s top chefs are eating it up. We taste-tested them all.

Food & Drink

This Street is Singapore’s Newest Foodie Mecca

As Singapore’s Chinatown has exploded with great global gastro options, Stanley Street has debuted four of the hottest tables in town.

Hotels & Resorts

Review: Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore

Two championship golf courses, a heavenly spa, a sparkling silhouette and acres of verdant quiet. We check in to the first luxury hotel to open in Singapore during the pandemic.

Hotels & Resorts

We Want to Get Pregnant Just to Check in to This New Pre- and Postpartum Hotel

Lamaze classes are so last century. The new Kai Suites in Singapore has a mommy spa, Michelin meals, and TCM to go with its maternity ward.

Tips & News

In honor of International Men’s Day, we got facials

A lesser used tool in the men’s grooming arsenal, facials are frankly awesome.

Food & Drink

Singapore’s Hottest Table Is a Tiny Eight-Seater That’ll Blow All Your Conceptions of What a Restaurant Should Be

Whet your Appetite for star chef Ivan Brehm’s super nerdy, border-crossing, culture-merging, artsy, moody community hub. Oh, you can eat there, too.

Wellness

Head Over Heels

When lockdown turned his world upside-down we found balance on the mat.

Culture

This Luxe Resort Was Inspired by Its Island Site’s Celestial Energy

AS ISLANDS GO, the first impression of Ulleungdo tends to be a little underwhelming. Rising out of South Korea’s East Sea, this squat, dark mound of cedar-and juniper-cloaked volcanic rock seems an unlikely dream destination, especially as getting here is, to put it mildly, a major schlep. And yet, for generations, successive waves of curious travelers—lured first […]