Where to stay in Da Nang – the best areas and most notable hotels

Da Nang is increasingly becoming a travel hotspot in Southeast Asia. Located midway between Hanoi and Saigon, this Vietnamese city is geographically blessed with a river and sea front, with mountains in the backdrop. It wasn’t that long ago that travellers bypassed Da Nang on the way to and from Hoi An. Nowadays Da Nang […]

Where to stay in Singapore

The city-state of Singapore is the most modern country in Southeast Asia. While it sometimes feels like a western city, it’s Malay, Chinese, and Indian heritage makes it a cosmopolitan Asian city. If you’ve been travelling in the region then Singapore can be a shock to the system when it comes to accommodation prices. There […]

Penang Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Malaysia > Penang Travel Guide Nomadic Notes Blog Posts The Brooklyn of Penang – Seven Streets Precinct / South George Town Cafes in Penang for writers and digital nomads – My list of cafes in Penang. The five foot way of Georgetown, Penang – The sheltered shopfront walkways of Penang. Penang through […]

Best cafes in Da Nang

Danang is growing in stature as it positions itself as the third city of Vietnam. Located roughly half way between Hanoi and Saigon, this coastal city is becoming a popular destination for business and leisure travellers, and there is a growing digital nomad scene here as well. The cafe scene is also growing here, with […]

Where to stay in Georgetown, Penang

Penang is a state in Malaysia that includes the island of Penang and the strip of adjacent land on the peninsula. For most visitors when they say they are going to Penang they mean they are going to Georgetown, on the northeast tip of Penang island (Pulau Pinang). [Georgetown in relation to Pulau Pinang and […]

Flight Review: Vietjet Air – Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City

Flight: Vietjet Air VJ 649 From: Da Nang (DAD) To: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) I flew with Vietjet Air from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City. This was the return leg of my trip to Da Nang, flying on a different airline. There also flights with Jetstar Pacific and Vietnam Airlines, and the […]

Where to stay in Macau – The best areas and hotels

Macau (or Macao in English) is a former colonial trading port of Portugal on the Pearl River estuary in Southern China. Macau was returned back to China in 1999, and it’s governed as a Special Administrative Region of China (like Hong Kong). While it’s much smaller than its counterpart across the river, Macau has made […]

Hotel Review: Suite De Ville Hotel, Da Nang – Vietnam

Hotel Name: Suite De Ville Hotel Address: 16-17-18 Do Ba, My An ward, Ngu Hanh Son dist. My Khe beach, Da Nang, Vietnam. I stayed at the Suite De Ville Da Nang Beach in Danang, Vietnam. I booked it online and picked it for its location in the My An area of Danang Beach. This […]

Flight Review: Jetstar Pacific – Ho Chi Minh City to Danang

Flight: Jetstar Pacific BL 674 From: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) To: Danang (DAD) I flew with Jetstar Pacific from Ho Chi Minh City to Danang. There are dozens of flights to choose from between these two cities, so I compared flights with Skyscanner to find the most suitable option. At the time of my […]

Where I’m At: March, 2019 – Da Nang edition

Greetings from Danang and another edition of Where I’m At – my monthly summary of where I’ve been and other site news. Where I’ve Been Penang View this post on Instagram A post shared by James Clark ✈️ (@nomadicnotes) on Feb 4, 2019 at 6:58pm PST The month began in Kuala Lumpur and from there […]