Top Things to Do in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh might not be on top cities to visit lists, but it is a charming city to hang out and a good introduction to Cambodia. You can relax in resort-style hotels in the center of the city at low prices and learn about Cambodia’s history – an important backdrop to understanding the country ad its people today! There is … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy: Cathay Pacific Airlines Overview

Cathay Pacific is a 5-star airline based in Hong Kong with a long and proud history. They have received a lot of awards and praise over the years and were my favorite airline when I started to fly to Asia. But in recent years they have encountered some turbulence.  Find out more in my “Travel Made Easy” about the fleet, destinations, … Continue reading

Getting around Sihanoukville and to Cambodia’s best beaches

Cambodia has stunning beaches in the area around Sihanoukville and with more flights to the city, taxis to take you around town and speed boats to shuttle you to the islands, they are easier to reach then ever. But the old habits of the local taxi mafi die hard, so check out my tips for Getting Around Sihanoukville to reduce … Continue reading

Best Place to Stay in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, is a fast changing city in the heart of South East Asia. While most people head straight to Siem Reap to see the marvels of Angkor Wat, there is a lot to see in Phnom Penh and there are lots of wonderful, independent hotels offering great value – but where to stay in the … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy: Getting around Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is the capital of one of the poorest countries in South East Asia and developing rapidly. You find public transportation common in developing countries, like rikshas or tuk tuks, and all the haggling and scams that come with it!  But modern technology has arrived – and now you can order that riksha right from your smart phone, no … Continue reading

Destination Guide: Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one of the most visited cities in Asia, and for good reason: Hong Kong’s dramatic skyline along the beautiful harbor alone is a good reason to visit. You’ll find lots of shopping, cultural events and great food.  Read my mini-guide to Hong Kong to find out why you should go, where to stay in Hong Kong and the top things … 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

Destination Guide: Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang is one of the most relaxing little towns on the planet. I well in love with it more than 15 years ago and rediscovered it recently. Even though a lot has changed, it’s still one of the most beautiful small towns I’ve seen in Asia and worth a trip! Read my mini-guide to Luang Prabang to find out why … Continue reading

Best area to stay in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a vibrant and fun city to visit with a stunning skyline along the harbor, great restaurants and nightlife, lots of shopping and some very memorable sights. It’s also one of the most expensive cities in Asia, so you want to choose your hotel carefully – and that starts with picking the right location for your visit! For … Continue reading