Pure heavenly bliss at Grand Mirage Resort, Bali

Review: Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Bali

I hate to admit this, but I never used to give all-inclusive resorts much thought when planning my travels. The idea just seemed too sheltered, … Continue Reading →


The lovely and comfortable rooms at Cool Guesthouse.

Hotel Review: Cool Guesthouse, Chiang Mai

It’s often difficult to find a nice guesthouse in a place like Chiang Mai where guesthouses are a dime a dozen. It’s even more difficult … Continue Reading →


A lovely spot to enjoy the beauty of Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

The Jewel of Penang: Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

When I began planning my trip to Malaysia, I knew I had to go to Penang, a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its street … Continue Reading →


Heaven on earth: Temple Tree’s main pool

Paradise Found at Temple Tree, Langkawi

After my year of teaching English in Hong Kong, all I wanted was a break. I was exhausted. Officially burnt-out. I needed something to help … Continue Reading →


Hotel Review: Thai Binh Sapa Hotel, Sapa

Welcome to Sapa, a surprising place unlike any other in all of Vietnam. Located in the remote north-western mountain range of Vietnam, Sapa is famous … Continue Reading →


Hotel Review: Royal Palace Hotel, Hanoi

Boutique hotels, especially those in Asia, should take note. They can learn a thing or two from Royal Palace Hotel in Hanoi. Newly-opened in May … Continue Reading →


Hotel Review: Classic Street Hotel, Hanoi

Imagine exploring the Old Quarters of Hanoi, the 1000 year old capital of Vietnam, amidst all the chaos of honking and crowds of people in … Continue Reading →