Thai Airways has a total of 8 lounges at their hub at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport. Because the airport is huge and the walk from one end to the other can be long, it’s helpful to have lounges close to the gate areas. On a recent trip, I checked out the Thai Airways Royal Silk Lounge in Terminal C before departing … Continue reading
My favorite stretch of White Beach on Boracay is Station 1 – it’s the widest stretch of soft sand and the quietest. Unfortunately, it’s also the most expensive beach, with upscale hotels like the original island hotel, Friday’s. During a recent visit, I wanted to find a cheaper alternative in walking distance from Station 1 – and found a great … Continue reading
Cebu Pacific Airlines, the low-cost carrier in the Philippines, partnered with Union Bank to offer two credit cards earning points in the airline’s GetGo Rewards program with your daily spend. Both cards offer a good earning ratio and automatic points transfer and the GetGo Platinum card offers additional travel benefits – find out all the details and whether it’s worth … Continue reading
On a recent flight from Bangkok, I had a chance to check out Louis’ Tavern lounge at Svarnabhumi airport (BKK), courtesy of the Priortity Pass membership I got with my Citibank Prestige credit card and it was a pleasant stop to relax and have breakfast prior to our flight! … Continue reading
For my sister’s first trip to Sydney, we needed a reasonably priced hotel in a central location with easy access to the sights of downtown as well as the beaches, that is modern and clean. Based on online reviews, we picked the Quest Potts Point – and it delivered on the expectations! … Continue reading
You are living in Europe and want to get away for some city fun and beach time, spending a week in comfort without breaking the bank – no problem, Thailand offers both! Bangkok is not only one of the most fun cities in Asia, but also close to the beaches, so you can enjoy the city and relax on the beach a few … Continue reading
Jakarta and Bali get all the attention from foreign visitors to Indonesia – but my favorite city in Indonesia and one of the most underrated historic destinations is Yogyakarta with the incredible temples of Borobudur – and without the crowds you’ll find in Angkor Wat or even Bagan!
Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International airport is huge and very busy. While there is plenty to see and do on a layover, it’s nice to be able to retreat to a lounge and Thai Airways offers multiple lounges in the terminal for its premium cabin passengers as well as elite frequent travelers. My favorite lounge complex is in Terminal D, on the … Continue reading
Phuket is the most popular beach destination in Thailand with more than 6 million visitors per year and some buzzing beach towns – but despite the crowds, you can still find peaceful beaches around the island, from quiet luxury resorts to remote little beaches, you’ll have plenty of choices to find your favorite beach!
MasterCard shared the data of their Destination Index 2017 at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit in Bangkok – and Bangkok, the City of Angels, had the highest number of nightly arrivals at 19.3 Million, followed by Singapore, my previous home town (13.1M) and Tokyo (12.6M). … Continue reading