This week’s best stories: Our picks for Baselworld, Morocco’s cultural heart, and Diptyque’s new store

Updated on March 10 2018

The International Furniture Fair Singapore 2018 is well underway this week at the Singapore Expo. 374 exhibitors from 26 countries are showing off their finest furnishings and paraphernalia. You’ll want to spend the entire day at the fair just trying the various plush loungers and admiring the handcrafted homewares. Be sure to check out local home accessories brand Sam & Sara and the Ho Chi Minh City-based design firm District Eight.

On the other end of the globe, the Geneva Motor Show is revving up its engines. As usual, we’ll be expecting the usual turnout of concept cars and supercars. When you’re done scoping out the next car that is going into your garage, head Eastwards to nearby Austria, where thermal spas with stunning views await.

To keep you occupied as you’re making your way from one fair to another (in different continents, no less), here are this week’s best stories that will make for excellent reading material.

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Food

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The homemade guacamole at LES45 is one of the Mexican’s signature dish. Pair it with some crunchy corn chips and you’ve got yourself an addictive snack.

If you’re craving authentic Mexican cuisine, the newly-opened LES45 at the Singapore Land Tower will satisfy your taste buds, courtesy of head chef Jorge Leon.

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Watches

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MB&F’s latest Legacy Machine Perpetual Titanium boasts a 581-part movement that’s shown entirely in its dial.

Baselworld 2018 might have downsized by slightly more than half, but that doesn’t mean its offerings are any less. Check out these eight watches that you should place an order for now.

Travel

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The best time to visit Fes el Bali would be from March to May. If you’re reading this now, it isn’t just coincidence. It’s a sign.

Planning a getaway in the coming weeks? Look no further than the cultural heart of Morocco, Fes el Bali. Take a read through our guide to the best places to eat, stay, and shop in the UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Home

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At long last, Diptyque has finally opened its first standalone store in Ngee Ann City. It’s time to make your home smell great again.

Once only available at third-party retailers, legendary French perfumers Diptyque have finally set up base at Ngee Ann City with their second brick-and-mortar store in Southeast Asia.

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When in Austria, do as Austrians do – and that is to soak in one of their many thermal spas that boast the most dramatic landscapes.

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