Top Attraction in Phnom Penh: Royal Palace

The Royal Palace in Phnom Penh is one of the most impressive architectural and historic highlights of the city. The Palace was built as the residence of the Cambodian Kings in 1866 and today is again occupied by the current King and the Royal Family. The golden roofs and towers are visible from the river promenade and many spots in … Continue reading

Upscale oasis on Patong Beach – Swissotel Phuket Patong Thailand

If you are planning a trip to Thailand’s party beach of Patong on Phuket island, the Swissotel Resort Phuket Patong is a good choice. It’s an older hotel close to the beach with nicely renovated rooms, excellent service and an upscale rooftop pool & club straight out of Miami and without the crowds. Prices vary greatly, so read my review … Continue reading

How to get around Phuket, Thailand

Getting around Phuket is a hassle and one of the reasons I rather visit (or recommend) other islands in Thailand. Pretty much any land transport available exposes you to one scam or another, so check out my trips how to make the best out of the situation and enjoy your visit to Phuket! … Continue reading

Radisson Rewards Premier Visa Card Review

The Radisson Rewards Premier Visa Signature card by US Bank is the replacement of the Club Carlson Visa card. In addition to the new name and design, you get a few changes in perks for the card. It’s a small improvement and I recommend to get and hold the card, despite the loss of a lot of benefits over the … Continue reading

Phnom Penh, Cambodia – Why you should go!

Phnom Penh is the capital of Cambodia, yet most visitors bypass the city and head straight to Siem Reap to see the story of the ancient Khmer capital with its amazing temples. But there are reasons why you should visit Phom Penh: It also has a story to tell, off the French Colonial period, the dreadful times of the Khmer … Continue reading

Grab acquires uber business in South East Asia

Rumors about the pending sale of uber’s business in South East Asia to rival Grab have been circulating for weeks. Now, it’s official and the two companies announced the acquisition. uber is selling their transportation business for a 27.5% in the rival with the uber CEO joining the board. The consolidation has been pushed by Softbank, a major stakeholder in … Continue reading