S30 Hotel – A budget hotel on Sukhumvit Road in Bangkok

Guesthouse Name: S30 Hotel Address: 1/61 Soi Sukhumvit 30, Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok, Thailand. I stayed at the S30 Hotel in Bangkok. I picked it for its location on Sukhumvit Road, which is one of my preferred areas to stay in Bangkok. I know Sukhumvit Road quite well by now, but I couldn’t place anything I […]

Guesthouse Review: Lakangthong 2 Friendly House, Luang Prabang – Laos

Guesthouse Name: Lakangthong 2 Friendly House Address: Noradeth Road, Ban Thuat Luang, Luang Prabang, Laos. I stayed at Lakangthong 2 Friendly House in Luang Prabang. I booked online for its proximity to the old town, and its price. I checked in and was greeted with a friendly welcome. In the reception there is a common […]

Guesthouse Review: Khonesavanh Guesthouse, Luang Prabang – Laos

Guesthouse Name: Khonesavanh Guesthouse Address: Hoxieng Village, Khem kong, Luang Prabang, Laos. I stayed at Khonesavanh Guesthouse in Luang Prabang. I booked in advance online and picked it for its location and price. I’ve been to Luang Prabang before, and I recalled that I liked the riverside area where the budget guesthouses are clustered. There […]

La Locanda review – A budget guesthouse in the Bangkok Chinatown area

Guesthouse Name: La Locanda Address: Soi Phantha Chit 2 40/42, Chinatown, Bangkok, Thailand. I stayed at La Locanda in Bangkok. I booked online and selected the guesthouse for its location near Hua Lamphong Station and Chinatown. It took me seven minutes to walk to the guesthouse from the Hua Lamphong MRT, and it’s close to […]

Ngoc Anh Hotel review – a budget hotel near the beach in Quy Nhon – Vietnam

Hotel Name: Ngoc Anh Hotel Address: 11 Tran Van On, Quy Nhon, Vietnam I stayed at the Ngoc Anh Hotel in Quy Nhon (a coastal city in central Vietnam). I booked online and picked the hotel for its location and budget price. I wasn’t familiar with Quy Nhon but I figured that if it’s near […]

Hostel Review: Melbourne City Backpackers

Guesthouse Name: Melbourne City Backpackers Address: 197-199 King Street, Melbourne, 3000, Australia I stayed at the Melbourne City Backpackers in Melbourne. This was a last-minute booking for me as I ended up staying in Melbourne another day. I’ve stayed in countless amounts of hostels around the world, but it felt strange to be hostelling in […]

Hostel Review: Space Hotel Melbourne – an up-market backpacker hostel / budget boutique hotel

Hostel Name: Space Hotel Address: 380 Russell St, Melbourne, VIC, Australia I stayed at the Space Hotel in Melbourne. It was weird to be staying in a hotel in my home city, but I can hardly call it my home now and I feel more like a visitor now. I was invited by the hotel […]

Hotel Review: Joy Inn Hotel, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

Hotel Name: Joy Inn Hotel Address: No.22-1, Jalan Thambipillay, Brickfields, KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia I stayed at the Joy Inn Hotel in KL. I booked it for it’s location at KL Sentral, which is the main train station of Kuala Lumpur. As is often the case when I’m in KL I was just passing […]

Hotel Review: Old Penang Hotel – Georgetown, Malaysia

Hotel Name: Old Penang Hotel – Penang Times Square Address: No.3/3A/5/5A, Jalan Kampung Jawa Lama, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia I stayed at the Old Penang Hotel in Georgetown, Penang. The hotel is located in Georgetown but outside the historic UNESCO World Heritage zone, between KOMTAR and the Times Square mall. Normally I stay within the heritage […]

Hotel Review: Hotel NuVe Urbane – a luxury boutique hotel in the Lavender district of Singapore

Hostel Name: Hotel NuVe Urbane Address: 3 King George’s Ave, Lavender, Singapore I stayed at the Hotel NuVe Urbane in Singapore. I was provided a room for a night to review the hotel. The Hotel NuVe Urbane is a 4-star boutique hotel in the Lavender district of Singapore. It’s about 5 minutes walk from Lavender […]