Dusit Thani Bangkok – The iconic modernist hotel that will soon be demolished

One of the most iconic hotels in Southeast Asia will soon be no more. The Dusit Thani is a landmark of the Silom area, but it now has a date with the wrecking ball to make way for a new mall and hotel development. The hotel was founded by Bangkok-born businesswoman Chanut Piyaoui, who brought […]

Hotel Review – Business Inn, a budget hotel near Nana BTS in Bangkok

Hotel Name: Business Inn Address: 153/11-14 Soi Sukhumvit 11/1, Sukhumvit Rd., Bangkok, Thailand I stayed at the Business Inn in Bangkok. I was looking for something on Sukhumvit Road and a deal popped up for this one. The hotel is on Sukhumvit 11/1, which is an alley between Sukhumvit 11 and 13. It’s near the […]

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 […]

Hotel Review: Thasanee Hotel, Hua Hin – Thailand

Hotel Name: Thasanee Hotel Address: 76/5 Soi.55/1, Petchakasem Road, Hua Hin, Thailand I stayed at the Thasanee Hotel in Hua Hin, Thailand. I booked online at the rate of 12.39 USD for one night. I booked it for its location in Hua Hin, which is ideally placed between the beach and the night market area. […]

Hotel Review: Nantra Silom, Bangkok

Hotel Name: Nantra Silom Address: 130/8-12 Soi 8 Silom Road, Bangkok, Thailand I stayed at the Nantra Silom in Bangkok. I booked it online and picked it for its location in the Silom area of Bangkok. I had a late flight so made sure there was a 24 hour reception, and the hotel is not […]

Hotel Review: Travelodge Kowloon – Ideally located in the Jordan area of Hong Kong

Hotel Name: Travelodge Kowloon Address: 23 Saigon St, Jordan, Hong Kong Summary: An affordable mid-range hotel ideally located in the Jordan area of Hong Kong. Travelodge Kowloon is the first hotel in the Travelodge group to open in Asia. The hotel is in the Jordan area of Kowloon, which is one of my preferred areas […]

Hotel Review: Hanoi Fantasea Hotel, Hanoi

Hotel Name: Hanoi Fantasea Hotel Address: 78B Hang Non Street, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam I stayed at the Hanoi Fantasea Hotel in Hanoi. I booked online and picked the hotel for its location in the old city area of Hanoi. For this hotel stay I wasn’t staying overnight as I had a late flight that […]

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 […]

Hotel Review: Friendship Motel, Georgetown – Penang

Hotel Name: Friendship Motel Address: 20 Penang Street, George Town, Malaysia I stayed at the Friendship Motel in Penang. This hotel is not far from the action of Little India in historic Georgetown. I walked in and booked a room myself, though you can also book it online. Like most properties in Georgetown, the hotel […]