9 This isn’t a vintage shop, but the funky “lobby” of the Wontonmeen Hostel in Hong Kong, in the Lai Chi Kok area. 1 0 The unique architecture of FiveDime restaurant in Taipei showcases sculptures inspired by female aboriginal dancers. The sculpted facade is made of driftwood, iron sheeting and ﬂagstone. 1 1 The Unescorecognised Changdeokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea, is known for its rich heritage, majestic architecture and gardens.
1 2 The 798 Art District in Beijing is an art lovers’ haven, with galleries such as the Sheng Shi Sky art gallery, which is housed in a former industrial factory. 9
1 3 The Studio Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, Japan, looks like it’s straight out of a Ghibli ﬁlm! Studio co-founder Hayao Miyazaki, who designed the building, was inspired by quaint architecture in rural Italian towns. 1 4 The Silk at Dago, a boutique hotel in Bandung, Indonesia, is adorned with quirky art pieces showcasing both Indonesian and Western culture.