Where I Stayed: La Marina Hotel, Mui Ne – Vietnam

La Marina Hotel, Mui Ne – Vietnam

Hotel Name: La Marina Hotel Address: 246/2B Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Ham Tien, Phan Thiet, Vietnam. Mui Ne is a beach resort town about 6 hours from Saigon (depending on the traffic). I booked La Marina online and I selected the hotel for its close proximity to the beach. As Mui Ne is basically one long […]

Where I Stayed: Laska Hotel, Vung Tau – Vietnam

Laska Hotel

Hotel Name: Laska Hotel Address: 81/6 Thuy Van, Back Beach, Vung Tau, Vietnam. The Laska Hotel is one of dozens of cheap hotels that are clustered around the southern end of the back beach in Vung Tau. There wasn’t any distinguishing feature that stood out when I choose the booking apart from wifi and location. […]

Where I Stayed: Dai Huy Hoang Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

Dai Huy Hoang Hotel

Hotel Name: Dai Huy Hoang Hotel Address: 283/22 Pham Ngu Lao Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. I stayed at the Dai Huy Hoang Hotel in Saigon while I was looking for a new apartment to rent. I stayed for two nights at $14 a night and I booked via Agoda. Whenever I […]

Where I Stayed: Bangkok – AirBnB apartment for $18 a night

AirBnB Bangkok

Accommodation: AirBnB Studio Apartment – Bangkok. Address: Petchaburi, Bangkok, Thailand. I had a couple of weeks in Bangkok which gave me the chance to try out AirBnB for the first time. I was already in Bangkok staying in a hotel, so just before booking a new place to stay I thought I should give AirBnB […]

Where I Stayed: Amaris Hotel, Legian, Bali – Indonesia

Amaris Hotel - Legian

Hotel Name: Amaris Hotel Address: Jl. Padma Utara, Legian, Bali, Indonesia. I stayed at the Amaris Hotel in Legian for one night with a booking via Agoda.com. I booked it for its location which is not far from the beach and a 10 minute walk to Double Six Road. Amaris is a hotel chain from […]

Where I Stayed: Atrium Bangkok

Atrium Bangkok

Hotel Name: Atrium Bangkok Address: 1880 New Petchaburi Road, Bangkok – Thailand. Where I Booked: I stayed as a guest of Atrium Bangkok. I have passed the Atrium Bangkok many times in my travels in Bangkok, usually from the express canal boat which passes by. The hotel is a bit of a landmark with the […]

Where I Stayed: Nantra De Comfort Hotel, Bangkok – Thailand

Nantra De Comfort Hotel, Bangkok - Thailand

Hotel Name: Nantra De Comfort Hotel. Address: 125/4-7 Sukhumvit 55, Thonglor, Bangkok, Thailand. I stayed at Nantra De Comfort Hotel booked via Agoda. I picked this hotel primarily for it’s location on Thonglor (Sukhumvit 55), which was close to a conference I was attending. Thonglor is a great area anyway and I like staying in […]

Where I Stayed: Tune Hotel klia2, KUL Airport – Malaysia

Tune Hotel bed

Hotel Name: Tune Hotel klia2 Address: klia2, KLIA (Kuala Lumpur International Airport) – Malaysia. Where I Booked: I stayed at the Tune Hotel klia2 as a guest of TuneHotels.com. [Tune Hotel klia2] I have stayed at the Tune Hotel in KL and since then I have seen the brand pop up in destinations around Malaysia […]

Where I Stayed: Casa Dasa Legian, Bali – Indonesia

Casa Dasa Legian

Hotel Name: Casa Dasa Legian Bali Address: Jl Nakula 10, Legian, Bali – Indonesia. Where I Booked: Agoda.com. I booked the Casa Dasa Legian Bali via Agoda for the combination of its location and price. I wanted to stay at the Seminyak end of Legian and this was about 20 minutes walk from the beach. […]

Where I Stayed: East Timor Backpackers, Dili – Timor-Leste

East Timor Backpackers

Hostel Name: East Timor Backpackers. Address: Avenida Almirante Americo Tomas, Dili, East Timor. The East Timor Backpackers hostel in Dili is the only hostel in Dili (at the time of my visit in May 2014). I booked a private double room via www.easttimorbackpackers.com and the room was $25USD per night. There are also single rooms […]