Besides swimmers and sunscreen, pack a few poses for Bali's biggest resort.
Riverbanks flaunt thousands of years of history: serene Buddhas, golden temple spires and ruined palaces.
I stayed three nights and lost 2kg as a result of probably all the exercise, yoga, treatments at the spa and good, healthy food. It felt pretty effortless and extremely relaxing too.
Learning to bend a little can help free the mind as well as the body.
We all know Singapore, Bangkok and Hong Kong are great food cities, but here are 10 other Asian destinations to satisfy the tastebuds.
I shake the stump of a local man who has lost his forearm, and enter a courtyard packed with American armaments.
You don't have to be crazy or Asian to live it up in the Lion City like the main characters in new Hollywood blockbuster Crazy Rich Asians, but it does help to be rich.
The benefits of a spa break don't have to end on the trip home.