Floating markets, across Asia. From Ho Chi Minh city in Vietnam you have easy access to a nearby spectacular market, where you can soak up the lively atmosphere and Vietnamese folk music whilst picking yourself up some fresh river produce and fish.
Candles in glass boxes - perfect combination of cozy and contemporary. Using flameless/electric candles for this would be a good idea to not have to worry about melting wax oozing into the bottom of the glass box and onto the other decorative objects
Egg shell art - Art by Anca Gray. "hundreds of egg shells, broken down just so, into thousands of pieces, painted delicately with layers of acrylic paint, fitted together like a giant puzzle for which i lacked the solution.