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Fantastic Foto Friday: Jomtien Beach Sunset – Beach Getaway from Bangkok

Jomtien Beach Sunset

Jomtien Beach, just South of (in)famous Pattaya, is the closest beach getaway from Bangkok. You’ll get all the sand, sun, warm waters and gorgeous sunsets you’d expect from a tropical beach, and all at a budget price.
Check out my Destination Guide Pattaya/Jomtien to plan your own beach getaway from Bangkok!

Review: Koku – Great Sushi in Makati, Philppines

Some restaurants have a wow effect and some just win you over with great food and service over time. Koku, a Japanese restaurant in Salcedo Village in Manila’s financial district of Makati is the latter: We found ourselves going back over and over, so it’s long overdue that I write a review, so you can add it to your list … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Provocative Art in Taipei – the progressive capital of Taiwan!

Taipei is one of the most open and progressive cities in Asia. A visit to the Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) near Taipei’s Main Station will make that very clear with its thought provoking exhibits that I didn’t expect here and haven’t seen much elsewhere in Asia!
If you are surprised too, check out my Destination Guide Taipei to find out more about this interesting city!

Deal: Best Western – Stay Two Nights, Get One Night Free!

Best Western is offering one of the better promotions this quarter: Stay 2 nights at any of their properties in the US, Canada or the Caribbean and get 1 free night! With many inexpensive Best Western hotels around the US and some very expensive ones, like in San Francisco, that can be a great deal! Find out the conditions and … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Steep mountains, crystal clear water & great hiking: Taroko Gorge, Taiwan

While most visitors to Taiwan focus on Taipei, Taiwan has some amazing wilderness to explore. The mountains across the island are steep, the forests dense and the mountain streams crystal clear. My favorite place to hike is Taroko Gorge, a short high-speed train ride from Taipei, Taiwan. It’s a great nature getaway from the busy city and worth a side trip!
But it all starts in Taipei, so check out my Destination Guide Taipei to plan your own trip to Taiwan!

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes: Save up to 30% of award flights in March 2020

Singapore Airlines made their award sales “Spontaneous Escapes” a permanent feature of the program earlier this year and they continue offering great deals for last-minute award trips. Until February 29, 2020 you can book last-minute award flights in March 2020 for 30% off, with tickets available in Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class flights to 50 destinations. For example, you can fly from Singapore … Continue reading