Where to stay in Hong Kong

Where to stay in Hong Kong: A guide to the best areas to stay in Hong Kong If you are visiting Hong Kong and wondering which areas are the best to stay I have listed the areas for first-time visitors to Hong Kong. Regular visitors may find places further out if it’s going to save […]

Where to stay in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the biggest city in Malaysia and a major air hub in Southeast Asia. If you are travelling in the region the chances are you are going to passing through here at some point. While it’s nowhere near as big as Bangkok, it’s a spread-out city that can be hard to navigate. The […]

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 […]

Where to stay in Dublin

Dublin is the largest city in Ireland and the most logical point to start a trip to Ireland. This guide is written for first-timers in mind looking for hotels in Dublin. If you are visiting for a few days as a short city break or before launching onto further explorations around the Emerald Isle, then […]

Where to stay in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is a surprisingly international city given that it’s a provincial capital far away from any beaches. Part of its charm is the old city, which is surrounded by a moat and fortress wall. It’s also considered as the cultural capital of Thailand, and the city is filled with beautiful Buddhist temples (Wats). This […]

Where to stay in Macau

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 […]

Where to stay in Penang

Penang is 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 are going to Georgetown, on the the northeast tip of Penang island (Pulau Pinang). [Georgetown in relation to Pulau Pinang and the state […]

Where to stay in Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

Picking where to stay in Ho Chi Minh City is relatively simple compared to where to stay in Bangkok. There are 24 districts that make up Greater HCMC, but for visitors you will only need to worry about finding a place in district 1. This is a guide for short term visitors in mind. If […]

Where to stay in Bangkok – Thailand

A guide to the best areas to stay in Bangkok Do a search for hotels in Bangkok and you will be presented with hundreds of options to choose from (over 1400 when I last checked). If you’ve never been to Bangkok picking which area to stay will also add to the challenge. To narrow down […]

Taipei Accommodation Guide

Taipei, the crown jewel of Taiwan, is a wonderfully Chinese metropolis. A little off the beaten track, it is easy to slip under the radar and experience the everyday Taipei, a warm and inviting mix of Eastern cultures and of the ancient and modern. Western visitors to Taiwan are few and far between, with the […]