Pavan Shamdasani is a freelance travel and lifestyle journalist based in Hong Kong. He's written for TIME, CNN, Tatler, Variety and SCMP, as well as a host of in-flight magazines. Pavan has traveled to over 45 countries in the past decade, and has interviewed everyone from Red Hot Chili Peppers and Roger Moore, to Chloe Sevigny and Julian Schnabel.
Travel and lifestyle articles portfolio
We venture to Italy’s south-eastern tip, where the once-ignored region of Puglia is finally basking in its place in the sun.
Underground Ho Chi Minh: Where to find the hidden restaurants, back alley bars, concealed clubs and more as we take you beyond the tourist haunts of a city that offers a fascinating mix of cultures and cuisines.
Alternative Singapore: the Lion City has often seemed behind the times when it comes to nightlife. But things are changing, and now there are a few hidden gems worth checking out.
From Malaysia to Myanmar, colonial-era hotels and mansions have been restored to offer tourists some of the finest contemporary accommodation anywhere