Best places to stay in Bali

Bali fulfills different dreams for different people – from wild parties in Kuta to upscale beachclubs in Seminyak. From family beach vacations in Nusa Dua to honeymoons at luxurious villas. And from surfing on remote beaches to finding your personal zen moment in Ubud. If you want to make sure your vacation is just what you expect it to be, … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy: Bali – Getting There & Around

Bali fulfills many dreams – from beautiful beaches to lush forests, from surfing the waves to relaxing among the rice paddies, from historic sights to nature & adventure. Thankfully, you can see a lot without spending a fortune. But there a plenty of taxi scams and there is no public transport, so check out my travel tips for getting around … 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

Top things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, is a great springboard to explore South East Asia, with plenty of inexpensive flights to countless destinations in the region. But there is a lot to see and do on stop-overs in the city as well – from one of the most iconic buildings in Asia to shopping and delicious street food, there a … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy: Hilton Worldwide Hotels

Find out all you need to know in one place – about Hilton Worldwide, the facts and figures, the brand experience and the Hilton Honors rewards program! Get an overview of the distribution of Hilton Hotels across regions, brands and price categories. Understand the different brand experiences from Conrad to Hampton Inn. And get the highlights of the Hilton Honors … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy: Cebu Pacific Airlines

Cebu Pacific is a low-cost carrier based in the Philippines and has been my “home town” airline for many trips from Manila. You can snatch great fares, fly with friendly crews on new planes and now even earn points for it – what’s not to like? Find out more in my “Travel Made Easy” about the fleet, destinations, safety record, … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy: All you need to know about Marriott Hotels

My “Travel Made Easy” posts are meant to provide easy access to new destinations, hotel groups or airlines, with a quick summary and links to more in-depth information you might be interested in about the brand. Today’s post provides all you need to know about Marriott Hotels, their brands, the experience you can expect at their hotels from JW Marriott to Courtyard … Continue reading