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Anna Chittenden

Anna Chittenden is the founder and explorer behind Lost Guides, an online travel guide destination for Asia and beyond.

Anna Chittenden is the founder and explorer behind Lost Guides, an online travel guide destination for Asia and beyond. She created the site for today’s global traveller, who is more interested in experiences rather than expenses, as well as having an eye for quality, design, and authenticity. Since moving from London to Singapore in 2014, she loves that it is always summer. She’s forever on the move with a suitcase in hand, or plotting her next trip.

Thomas Beach

This long, sprawling, white-sand beach has managed to keep itself a well-guarded secret, drawing only the most curious travelers.


The department store to end all department stores.

Sogetsu Foundation

A hands-on chance to experience the beauty of ikebana. 

Oedo Antique Market

A marvelous outdoor fair with stalls selling old, interesting, and unique Japanese items.

New York Bar

A jazzy bar on the 52nd floor of the world-famous Park Hyatt.

Omoide Yokocho

Surround yourself with yakitori.


A 24/7 spa experience.

Where to Stay in Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics

As the games approach, here are some of our favorite hotels and apartments to book for your stay.


Sisterfields is an all-day breakfast cafe in central Seminyak that feels like it's been plucked straight out off the shores of Sydney.

Sangsaka Restaurant

Sangsaka is hidden down a nondescript road, so it's unlikely you'd chance upon it if you didn't know it was there.

Pica South American Kitchen

Pica is a small restaurant, but what it lacks in size it makes up in terrific South American food.


This is a magical tasting-menu restaurant in a glass-fronted space along the shoreline of Seminyak.

Hujan Locale

Tucked down a nondescript road in Ubud, this casual, stylish restaurant serves some of the best Indonesian food in town.


This breezy, open-air cafe in the quiet neighborhood of Nyuh Kuning, just south of Ubud, feels harmonious and welcoming.


This quiet and calm coffee shop in Ubud is one of the finest vegan establishments you'll ever see.

The Cashew Tree

By day, this spot—which has a garden and cabanas—feels slow and relaxed; at night, things get buzzier.

Monsieur Spoon

The main event here is the croissant with homemade jam—but the pain au chocolat is also worth trying.