Singapore Airlines (SQ) is one of the most highly awarded airlines in the world and has been in the top 3 for the last 6 years. I joined their KrisFlyer program after moving to Singapore and have been a fan of their airline and rewards program ever since. With access to some of the best First and Business Class cabins … Continue reading
Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach is the latest IHG Hotel on Bali and the first Indigo hotel in a resort location. I inspected it to see if it is worth a stay and I think it is: The Indigo Bali is steps from Double Six beach in the heart of Seminyak, my favorite area of Southern Bali. The property is … Continue reading
Banteay Srei Temple, Cambodia
The more visitors the famous temples of Angkor in Cambodia receive, the more the tours and guides seem to focus on the most popular ones, like Angkor Wat or the famous jungle temple of Ta Phrom, but if you want to see some impressive temples without the crowds, try to start the day early and go further to see the Citadel of the Women Banteay Srei, a smaller yet beautiful example of early Angkor Architecture!
To make the most out of your visit, I suggest to avoid the tour groups and crowds by going on your own. It’s easy – check out my Tips for getting around Angkor and Best Places to Stay in Angkor!
Singapore Airlines is the flag carrier of Singapore and widely considered to be one of the best airlines in the world. They exclusively fly long-haul routes and offer some of the most desirable business and first class cabins in the industry. They were my “home” carrier while I lived in Singapore and one of my favorite airlines! … Continue reading
Taipei surprised me on my return visit as one of the most changed cities in Asia, in a good sense! It has embraced its history, including its dark spots, It is a modern city that has preserved its historic roots. And Taipei is one of the most diverse and open cities in Asia, welcoming any and all with open arms! … Continue reading
Siargao is my new favorite island in the Philippines and the Islana Cabana Resort came highly recommended by a local – it was as good as it was praised to be and a (re)treat to remember! It offers luxurious, private pool villas right on the beach with great privacy, all on one of the less known islands, making for a … Continue reading
The Hilton Sukhumvit is located near the Phrom Phong BTS and Emporium malls, offers some of the best value in the Hilton portfolio in town and a nice Executive Lounge to boot. If you are Hilton Honors fan, you should consider it on your next visit to the City of Angels! … Continue reading
The pullman King Power Bangkok was the first pullman hotel worldwide, recently celebrated it’s 10 year anniversary and underwent a renovation. It now offers a grand lobby, great pool, spa and lounge and stylish rooms at reasonable prices. If you don’t mind the walk to BTS and airport train, you’ll get quickly to anywhere in Bangkok and you get a … Continue reading
The Icelandic budget carrier WOW Air made headlines with $69 one-way flights between North America and Europe. Now, they are turning their eyes towards Asia and are planning to start direct flights in 2018. This could bring lower fares to travel between Europe and Asia, as well as between the US and Asia! … Continue reading
The Wyndham Garden Kuta Beach has a great oceanfront location near the Boardwalk Mall in the Kuta/Legian area of Bali and offers stylish, newly renovated rooms and full service amenities at a great-value price. After my hotel inspection I’m sure to stay here on a future Bali trip and recommend you give it a try! … Continue reading