Guesthouse Review: Kaktus Guest House , Katowice – Poland

Guesthouse Name: Kaktus Guest House Address: Plebiscytowa 21/3, Katowice, Poland. I stayed at the Kaktus Guest House in Katowice, Poland. I booked it for its location, being close to the main train station, and the rate was 55 PLN ($14.85 USD) per night for a private room with shared bathroom. When I booked I wasn’t […]

Guesthouse Review: Yoshi’s House, Osaka – Japan

Hotel Name: Yoshi’s House Address: 1 Chome-10-14 Nanbanaka, Naniwa Ward, Osaka, Japan. Summary: I stayed in Yoshi’s House in Osaka, Japan. I booked online and picked it out for its proximity to Namba Station, one of the main transport hubs of Osaka. It’s hard to find a cheap single room in Osaka, so I was […]

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 […]

Where to stay in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is a fascinating city that should be included in any trip to Cambodia. That sounds logical to include the capital and biggest city in Cambodia to your itinerary, but I’m surprised by how many people I meet who just go to Siem Reap and skip Phnom Penh. This guide is especially for first-time […]

Guesthouse Review: Big Orange Localstay@Siam, Bangkok – Thailand

Guesthouse Name: Big Orange Localstay@Siam Address: 374 Petchaburi 12/2, Rachathewi, Siam, Bangkok, Thailand. I stayed at Big Orange Localstay@Siam in Bangkok. I booked it for its price and location near Rachathewi BTS, which is also walkable to Siam Square. The rate was 540 Thai Baht ($17.27 USD). This is one of my preferred areas to […]

Guesthouse Review: Baan Are Gong Riverside Homestay, Ayutthaya – Thailand

Guesthouse Name: Baan Are Gong Riverside Homestay Address: 48 Moo.10 Tambon Kramang, Ayutthaya Riverside, Ayutthaya, Thailand I stayed at Baan Are Gong Riverside Homestay in Ayutthaya, Thailand. I booked it for its proximity to the train station and its price. The room was 570.79 THB ($18.24 USD) for one night. The train station in Ayutthaya […]

Guesthouse Review: Nuanpranee House Guest House – Chiang Mai

Guesthouse Name: Nuanpranee House Guest House Address: 39/9 Rajapakinai Road, Old City, Chiang Mai, Thailand I stayed at the Nuanpranee House Guest House in Chiang Mai, Thailand. This is in the old city area, which is my preferred area to stay for first-timers to Chiang Mai. The old city has lots of cheap guest houses, […]

Guesthouse Review: North Star Guest House – Chiang Mai

Guesthouse Name: North Star Guest House Address: 38 MoonMuang Rd Soi 2, Old City, Chiang Mai, Thailand I stayed at the North Star Guest House in Chiang Mai, Thailand. There are a plethora of guesthouse choices in Chiang Mai, which can sometimes make choosing one hard. In this case I picked this guesthouse for its […]